Middlebury's influence for positive change begins with each individual student and ripples around the world. See the impact of gifts to Middlebury through the stories of our students, faculty, alumni, donors, and friends.

Rising to the Challenge

Peter Kiley-Bergen '16 knows exactly what he wants to do after he graduates from Middlebury. “I plan to attend law school so I can learn how to use our legal system to affect policy and better people’s lives,” he says.

Innovation for a World of Diversity

Having lived “in the midst of fear” growing up in Pakistan, Naina Qayyum ’15 is determined to work for diversity, creativity, and women’s power to make a difference. “Islam is such a diverse religion — there’s so much beauty in it,” she notes. “A few elements are overshadowing this.”

Voyage of Discovery

Andrew Locke '11 spent the past two years running randomized trials in Chennai, India, to assess various methods of addressing poverty and to determine what works and what does not.