Welcome to the CTLR

The Center for Teaching, Learning & Research  fosters teaching excellence, effective student learning, innovative research and collaborative engagement across the Middlebury community.  

Febe Armanios' class uses food to add applied, experimental
quality to the study of Middle East history.

Mentoring research assistants in Mike Durst's biomedical
optics lab to harness the power of light.

Guest speaker Cathy Davidson advocated for
revolutionizing the current higher education model
to be relevant for 21st-century learning.

The Collinwood Fire, award-winning research project
of Daniel Houghton '04, Prof. Michael Newbury, and
students, was featured in Middlebury Magazine.

Middlebury students create two local building designs: 
a two-unit housing project and a zero-energy elementary school.

Jim Ralph, dean of faculty development and research
and director of CTLR, welcoming crowd at Midd's
annual scholarly works reception.

Ellery Fouch's winter-term course "Material Culture in
Focus" researched and replicated a unique chair from
the Sheldon Museum in Middlebury.

Cameron McKinney '14 and dance company Kizuna
spent a week guest teaching all the dance
department's courses
.

Peter Ryan and Kristina Walowski's winter-term course
took Middlebury students to Costa Rica for hands-on
research with local experts.