University of Vermont
The University of Vermont is a public research university located in Burlington, Vermont. One of the oldest universities in the United States, student enrollment for undergraduates is approximately 10,500 and 1,500 postgraduates. One fun fact about UVM is it is known as one of the Public Ivy Institutions in the US.
Famous "Catamount" alumni include E. Annie Proulx - Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Shipping News and Brokeback Mountain, Jon Fishman - the drummer in the band Phish, Jessica Seinfeld - author and cook, Billy Kidd - alpine ski racer and 1964 Olympic silver medalist, and Rupert von Trapp - a member of the Trapp Family Singers.
"Top 5 Parent Picks" when visiting the University of Vermont:
Asiana Noodle Shop on the Church Street pedestrian mall for the best noodle soups.
Explore the Burlington Farmers Market. They have everything from fresh seasonal produce to maple cotton candy.
Visit the Shelburne Museum, one of the best museums of Americana and American architecture featuring a covered bridge, a round barn, and a side-wheel steamboat.
Take a scenic drive or bike ride along the picturesque Champlain Islands, a rural chain of islands.
Tour Shelburne Farms, a 1,400-acre working farm, forest, and National Historic Landmark.
Nick is a junior from Alexandria, VA. One quirky fact about Nick..."I love birds."
Fun fact about the University of Vermont: UVM Basketball is number 1 in the American East!
Favorite Ice Cream Parlour and Flavor: Shy Guy Gelato.
Where to Grab a Coffee or Tea: Muddy Waters.
Burger Joint and Fries: Al's French Frys.
Finger licking good BBQ spot: Bluebird BBQ.
Pizzeria and go-to pie: American Flatbread, Medicine Wheel.
Diner and Favorite Dish: Henry's, Hungry Henry.
Hottest Mexican Spot and Recommended Plate: El Cortijo.
Sushi and your go-to roll: Asiana Noodle Shop, get the Chirashi.
Breakfast Spot with a friend or date: Penny Cluse Cafe.
Things to do:
Where to go for yoga, exercise classes, or the gym: UVM Gym.
Night Spot for Music: Higher Ground.
Best Dive Bar: Three Needs.
Neighborhood Bookstore: Crow Books.
Where is your favorite spot on campus to hang: Davis Center Green.
Where do you want to go on spring break: Florida.
Hotel or B&B Recommendation: Hotel Vermont