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  • A day of exploration: 37,000 steps, 18 miles, 125 flights of stairs

    A day of exploration: 37,000 steps, 18 miles, 125 flights of stairs
    Brit on Scotland, For the Brave
    by Adam Weinheimer  ’18 After weeks of overcast skies and rain, we finally had a break in the weather for five days or so. The first of these beautiful days was on a Wednesday (the 10th of February I believe), […]
    Posted February 21, 2016.
  • Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

    Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park
    Brit on Scotland, For the Brave
    by Adam Weinheimer ’18 Today we (me, Ula, Onni, Ava, Patrick, Jeff, Tom, Dilpreet and Marco) took advantage of our open schedules and headed up north to visit Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. […]
    Posted January 25, 2016.
  • Settling In

    Settling In
    Brit on Scotland, For the Brave
    by Kerrianne Little ’18 I arrived on January 5, and it was a cloudy and drizzly day. The weather has remained much the same for the last three weeks, with a few beautifully sunny days and a snowfall […]
    Posted January 25, 2016.
  • Day One

    Day One
    Brit on Scotland, For the Brave
    by Meagan Van Zandt ’18 I arrived in Glasgow at 7:30 in the morning of January 2nd. I took a quick tour of my flat in Glasgow’s West End, then decided to try a local coffee shop for some much needed […]
    Posted January 20, 2016.
  • UVM's Udall Scholars Featured in Seven Days

    Brit on Latest Fellowships News
    UVM students Erick Crockenberg (Udall Honorable Mention, 2013) and Tad Cooke (Udall Scholar, 2012 and Truman Finalist, 2013) discuss their plans to repurpose the Moran Plant located on Burlington’s picturesque […]
    Posted May 08, 2013.
  • Achee '14 Receives Truman Scholarship

    Achee '14 Receives Truman Scholarship
    Brit on Latest Fellowships News
    Nursing major Jeanelle Achee, a UVM junior, has been named a 2013 Harry S. Truman Scholar. She is one of 62 students this year to win the highly competitive national award, which recognizes those who want to make […]
    Posted April 15, 2013.
  • Crockenberg ’14 Honored in Udall Scholarship Competition

    Crockenberg ’14 Honored in Udall Scholarship Competition
    Brit on Latest Fellowships News
    UVM student Erick Crockenberg ’14 has received Honorable Mention status in the 2013 Udall Scholarship competition. This nationally competitive scholarship acknowledges sophomores and juniors who have been […]
    Posted April 15, 2013.
  • UVM Students and Alumni Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

    UVM Students and Alumni Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
    Brit on Latest Fellowships News
    Doctoral student Allyson Degrassi in UVM’s department of biology has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Award. This lucrative and prestigious fellowship is awarded to […]
    Posted April 15, 2013.
  • Rouleau '14 Receives Goldwater Scholarship

    Rouleau '14 Receives Goldwater Scholarship
    Brit on Latest Fellowships News
      Honors College student and civil engineering major Ben Rouleau ’14 has been awarded a 2013 Goldwater Scholarship. He is one of 271 students nationwide who has received this highly competitive and prestigious […]
    Posted April 15, 2013.
  • UVM Alumna Wins Pickering Fellowship

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    University of Vermont alumna Allison Carragher ’06 has been named a Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellow. Carragher is the first UVM student to receive this highly competitive and prestigious […]
    Posted January 07, 2013.
  • Three UVM Students to Study Abroad on Gilman Scholarships

    Brit on Latest Fellowships News
    Three University of Vermont students have been awarded prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarships. The Gilman is a nationally competitive award given to accomplished students with financial need who wish to study […]
    Posted January 07, 2013.
  • Kerr '14 Receives Prestigious Boren Award

    Kerr '14 Receives Prestigious Boren Award
    Brit on Latest Fellowships News
    Erin Kerr has been awarded a Boren Scholarship to study in Serbia, Bosnia and Kosovo during the 2012-2013 academic year. Kerr is an Honors College sophomore and geography major, and she will participate in the Peace and Conflict Studies program through the School of International Training in the spring of 2013. Two other UVM students were […]
    Posted May 16, 2012.
  • UVM Students win Fulbright Awards

    Brit on Latest Fellowships News
    Three University of Vermont students and a recent alumnus have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program Scholarships. The prestigious awards are fully funded, year-long academic fellowships which enable seniors, recent graduates and graduate students who have an outstanding academic record to live abroad and conduct research or teach English as…[Read more]
    Posted May 14, 2012.
  • Cooke '14 Receives Udall Scholarship

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    UVM student Tad Cooke’ 14 has been named a 2012 Udall Scholar. This nationally competitive scholarship acknowledges sophomores and juniors who have been outstanding leaders and who have demonstrated excellence in the classroom. It is the most prestigious undergraduate award available for students who are pursuing careers focused on environmental…[Read more]
    Posted April 23, 2012.
  • Meet Truman Scholar Brent Reader '13

    Brit on Latest Fellowships News
    Even the smallest task seemed insurmountable to 2012 Truman Scholar Brent Reader when he returned home from a tour in Iraq as an Army combat medic. Just a trip to the store where he’d overhear everyday, trivial conversations was insufferable for the veteran as he fended off images from the war, including the trauma of […]
    Posted April 06, 2012.
  • Leggett '13 Named a Goldwater Scholar

    Brit on Latest Fellowships News
    Honors College student and biochemistry major Susan Leggett, a UVM junior, has been awarded a 2012 Goldwater Scholarship, a highly competitive award that recognizes sophomores and juniors who have done outstanding work in science, math, or engineering and seek to become researchers and leaders in their disciplines. In addition, mechanical…[Read more]
    Posted April 05, 2012.
  • Reader '13 Named a Truman Scholar

    Brit on Latest Fellowships News
    Social work major Brent Reader, a UVM junior, has been named a 2012 Truman Scholar. He is one of 65 students this year to win the highly competitive national award, which recognizes those who want to make a difference in public service and “provide them with financial support for graduate study, leadership training, and fellowship […]
    Posted March 31, 2012.
  • Fiedler '12 Awarded SMART Undergraduate Scholarship

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    Ann Fiedler ’12, a mechanical engineering major and an Honors College student, has been awarded a 2011 Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship from the Department of Defense. The SMART Scholarship for Service program supports students who demonstrate outstanding ability and special aptitude pursuing degrees in…[Read more]
    Posted May 16, 2011.
  • Meet UVM's 2010-2011 Fulbright Scholars

    Brit on Latest Fellowships News
    Three University of Vermont students were awarded Fulbright Scholarships for the 2010-2011 year. Meet Matthew Greene 10, Dzeneta Karabegovic ’08 and Emily Lubell ’09 and hear about their projects in the video lbelow (also available on the front page of the fellowships site). These three will be back throughout the next year to offer application […]
    Posted May 18, 2010.
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