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3:22 am
Mon January 14, 2013

Better Bring Your Own: University Of Vermont Bans Bottled Water

A student walks past a sculpture made of empty water bottles on the University of Vermont campus. UVM has banned the sale of bottled water.
Toby Talbot AP

Originally published on Mon January 14, 2013 3:27 pm

When students at the University of Vermont resume classes on the snow-covered Burlington campus Monday, something will be missing: bottled water. UVM is the latest university to ban on-campus sales of bottled water.

At one of UVM's recently retrofitted refill stations, students fill up their reusable bottles with tap water. For many of the 14,000 students and staff on this campus, topping off their refillable bottles is an old habit.

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6:20 pm
Wed December 5, 2012

UVM Celebrates Upcoming Bottled Water Ban

The University of Vermont will  implement a ban the sale of bottled water on its campus at the beginning of the year.  Students and officials celebrated the change at a campus event Wednesday afternoon.

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5:30 pm
Wed November 28, 2012

Ex Interim UVM President to Lead Relevance Push

The former interim president of the University of Vermont is going to lead an effort to help the state get more from its investment in the state's flagship university.

The appointment of John Bramley was announced Wednesday by Governor Peter Shumlin and UVM President Tom Sullivan.

Bramley will head a panel tasked with implementing some of the ideas contained in a report issued in June called "New Ideas for Changing Times."

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6:10 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

UVM Staffers Vote Against Union Representation

University of Vermont

Office workers at the University of Vermont have voted against union representation.

They voted 443-189 Wednesday against joining the union, defeating an effort by University Staff Union-NEA to represent clerical, administrative, technical and specialist employees.

The balloting followed a September election in which the employees voted in favor of union representation, but failed to give a majority to either of two competing unions. University Staff Union-NEA received more votes than rival United Staff, so it advanced to the election.

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12:20 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

University of Vermont Formally Installs New President

UVM President E. Thomas Sullivan
University of Vermont

With pomp and ceremony, E. Thomas Sullivan has been formally installed as the University of Vermont’s 26th President.

During the recent installation, Vermont’s largest college welcomed a number of prominent speakers, including the state’s Governor and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders.  Also attending was former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale.

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