U of Vermont president denies antisemitism allegationsSeptember 15, 2022 GMT
The president of the University of Vermont issued a blistering denial Thursday of allegations the university failed to adequately respond to complaints of anti-Jewish behavior on the Burlington campus.
Investigation underway into antisemitism at U of VermontSeptember 13, 2022 GMT
The U.S. Department of Education is investigating allegations of antisemitism at the University of Vermont, including that some Jewish students were excluded from campus clubs and a teaching assistant threatened to reduce the grades of students who support the state of Israel.
Hospital nurses call for better protection against violenceJune 17, 2022 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Nurses at Vermont's largest hospital are calling on the University of Vermont Medical Center to do more to address increasing violence in the emergency department.
Vermont regulators deny 10% rate hike for 2 hospitalsApril 11, 2022 GMT
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont regulators have rejected a 10% mid-year rate increase for two hospitals, including the state’s largest, that administrators sought to cover what they called historic inflationary pressures.
Ex-emergency room doctor gets 100 months in child porn caseMarch 22, 2022 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A former emergency room doctor at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington was sentenced Tuesday to more than eight years in prison after his guilty plea to a federal child pornography charge.
U of Vermont Medical Center seeks to build staff housingMarch 14, 2022 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington plans to build housing for its employees in South Burlington as a way to help ease its workforce shortage.
The hospital is working with a developer to build 61 apartment units for full-time medical staff.
Nurses, techs and U of Vermont Medical Center reach pay dealFebruary 14, 2022 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The nurses and technical employees and the University of Vermont Medical Center have reached an agreement to increase wages, the hospital announced Monday.
The Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals voted to accept a wage proposal in advance of the nurses’ contract expiring this summer, the hospital said.
Jeffersonville man dies in crash in CambridgeFebruary 10, 2022 GMT
CAMBRIDGE, Vt. (AP) — A Jeffersonville man has died in a single vehicle crash in Cambridge.
Mark Archambault, 66, was driving on Vermont Route 108 Wednesday night when his vehicle veered off the road and hit a tree stump, Vermont State Police said.
Study finds litany of mental health issues at Vermont prisonJanuary 30, 2022 GMT
WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) — Staff and inmates at the Vermont state prison in Springfield have high rates of suicidal thoughts, anxiety, depression and other mental health issues, according to a survey conducted by University of Vermont researchers.
President of University of Vermont Health Network to retireJanuary 30, 2022 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The president and chief executive officer of the University of Vermont Network, which includes hospitals in Vermont and New York, will retire from the position in September, officials said.
Orchestra fighting stigma of mental illness marks 10 yearsJanuary 23, 2022 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A classical music organization started in Vermont for musicians with mental illnesses and the people who support them is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a free performance in Boston on Sunday.
UVM Medical Center reopens inpatient rehab at Fanny AllenJanuary 15, 2022 GMT
COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont Medical Center has reopened its inpatient rehabilitation facility at its Fanny Allen campus in Colchester after working more than a year to solve an air quality issue, the hospital said.
422 staff at Vermont hospital out for COVID-related reasonsJanuary 13, 2022 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's largest hospital, the University of Vermont Medical Center, is operating under an emergency staffing plan because 422 staff members are out of work for COVID-19 related reasons.
2021 climate assessment says Vermont getting warmer, wetterNovember 9, 2021 GMT
A new climate assessment released Tuesday by a group of scientists from the University of Vermont says the state is getting warmer and wetter and the changes pose long-term challenges for the state.
U of Vermont has biggest incoming class in its historyOctober 17, 2021 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The incoming class of 2025 at the University of Vermont is the largest and academically best-prepared undergraduate group in the school’s 230-year history, the school says.
UVM says more first-year students also hail from other regions of the U.S.
U of Vermont Health Network has plan to reduce delaysOctober 13, 2021 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Patients seeking medical services in northern Vermont and northeastern New York can hope to experience reduced delays under a plan released Tuesday by the University of Vermont Health Network.
Old Vermont graveyard to be moved because of erosionOctober 11, 2021 GMT
After erosion washed away some graves at an old Vermont cemetery near a river bank, the remains of two Revolutionary War soldiers and others buried there will be moved to a new resting place.
Revolutionary War soldier Josiah Clark, who fought at the 1775 Battle of Bunker Hill in Massachusetts, was buried in the Stow cemetery in Weybridge in 1835.
Centennial of Morgan horse statue being celebratedOctober 2, 2021 GMT
WEYBRIDGE, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont’s Morgan Horse Farm is celebrating the centennial of its statue of the country's first Morgan horse.
The founding sire of the breed was born and raised in Vermont.
U of Vermont Medical Center: 93% comply with vaccine mandateOctober 1, 2021 GMT
The University of Vermont Medical Center says 93% of its nearly 15,000 workers at its facilities in Vermont and upstate New York have complied with the requirement they be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Driver dies after head-on collision in Sheldon, VermontSeptember 17, 2021 GMT
SHELDON, Vt. (AP) — A 71-year-old man died of injuries suffered in a head-on collision in the town of Sheldon, state police said.
Troopers were called Vermont Route 105 in Sheldon just before 2 p.m.
UVM planning to continue tuition freeze for 4th yearSeptember 15, 2021 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont is planning to freeze tuition for the fourth straight year, University President Suresh Garimella said Wednesday.
In a statement, Garimella said he would ask the university’s trustees to approve his proposal to not increase tuition next year for all students, regardless of their degree level or residency status.
Health department employees urge more in virus surge fightAugust 26, 2021 GMT
More than 90 employees of the Vermont Health Department urged the state Thursday to do more to fight the surge in COVID-19 cases caused by the highly transmissible delta variant of the virus.
In an emailed letter sent to Health Commissioner Dr.
Heat advisory issued for Vermont on ThursdayAugust 12, 2021 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for the state of Vermont on Thursday and the University of Vermont Health Network warned about dangerously high temperatures that could lead to heat stroke.
Indoor masks back at U of Vermont; hospital to require jabsAugust 6, 2021 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont reinstated an indoor mask requirement for all faculty, staff, students, and visitors on the Burlington campus, officials said Friday.
Also on Friday the UVM Health Network announced that beginning Oct.
US dismisses suit against Vermont hospital over abortionsAugust 2, 2021 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has dismissed a lawsuit against the University of Vermont Medical Center alleging it forced a nurse to participate in an abortion procedure she objected to on religious grounds.
Hospital network reveals cause of 2020 cyberattackJuly 27, 2021 GMT
MARSHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — A cyberattack that crippled the computer systems of a hospital network affecting six hospitals in Vermont and New York last fall happened after an employee opened a personal email on a company laptop while on vacation, a University of Vermont Health Network official said Tuesday.
U of Vermont Medical Center wants outpatient surgery centerJuly 20, 2021 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont Medical is asking state health care regulators for permission to begin planning a modern outpatient surgery center.
The hospital announced Monday that it was asking the Green Mountain Care Board for an expedited review of its request to build the center after it lost a number of operating rooms due to air quality issues at its Fanny Allen campus in Colchester.
Former ER doctor pleads guilty to voyeurism, lewd conductJuly 14, 2021 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A former emergency room doctor at the University of Vermont Medical Center has pleaded guilty in state court to lewd and lascivious conduct and voyeurism after prosecutors say police found hidden cameras in a hospital bathroom with hundreds of images of hospital employees.
UVM Food Systems Research Center gets $11M in federal fundsJune 21, 2021 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont Food Systems Research Center is getting $11 million in federal funding to support its work researching the regional food system, from production agriculture to food security, UVM and U.S.
As US reopens, campuses tighten restrictions for virusMay 8, 2021 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — About a year into mask mandates, nasal swabs and remote classes, the atmosphere turned tense at the University of Vermont as the school cracked down on rules for social distancing and face coverings amid a spike in student COVID-19 cases...
UVM students walk out in support of transgender peopleOctober 30, 2018 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Hundreds of students at the University of Vermont walked out of class to show solidarity and support for transgender people.
UVM's Queer Student Union says it organized the Monday walkout in response to reports that the Trump administration is seeking to narrowly define gender in a way that would deny civil rights protections to transgender Americans.
‘OK to be White’ signs appear at 2 schoolsOctober 29, 2018 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Signs saying "It's OK to be White" have appeared at The University of Vermont and at Champlain College over the weekend.
UVM says the signs were removed and the school "condemns the activity in the strongest possible terms" to the extent they were intended to promote white nationalist ideology.
‘Homer can help you’: War veterans use ancient epics to copeMarch 14, 2018 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The trials of Odysseus are really not that different from the struggles of those learning to readjust after wars of today, modern veterans are finding.
College enshrines healthy living in bricks and mortarOctober 10, 2017 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Pledges by college students to eschew drugs and alcohol are old hat. Now they're meditating, working out, practicing yoga, eating healthfully, and at least one school, the University of Vermont, it has become a bona fide lifestyle...
University marks completion of 1st phase of STEM projectOctober 6, 2017 GMT
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont is marking the completion of the first phase of a new complex dedicated to science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
The $104 million complex is the largest construction project in school history.