Programs on Creativity and Innovation
CA Liaison: Meghan Williamson '77
Fact sheets for MiddCORE and the Programs on Creativity and Innovation (previous called Projects in Creativity and Innovation) are under revision. For additional information on these programs please visit the following websites:
Middlebury Magazine or Dispatch Article
"Students Make Pitch for Social Entrepreneurship Grants"—An audio slideshow that includes interviews with John Isham and students making proposals for additional funding for their imaginative socially conscious projects. (Spring 2012)
"A Beautiful Mind"—An article about Emma Kitchen who won MiddCORE's "the Next Big Idea" challenge with her online community ConcussionsSpeak. (Winter 2012)
"Espirit de CORE"—MiddCORE, an ultra-intensive, four-week, 9 to 5 (and beyond) course that has taken place every J-term since 2008, is open to 16 Middlebury students and 30 mentors who travel from across the country for this experience. (Spring 2011)
"The Business of Bootcamps"—Wall Street Journal Online
This article about various programs attempting to impart business or entrepreneurial skills—and the benefits of such programs—mentions MiddCORE, both in the form of a college course and in its new iteration on the Sierra Nevada College campus.
"Site funds student entrepreneurs"—The Middlebury Campus' article on MiddSTART, created through the Project for Creativity and Innovation in the Liberal Arts, which funds students’ ideas and projects through online donations from members of the College community.
List of Spring 2011 Old Stone Mill tenants—including their proposed plans for the space.
MiddCORE Testimonial Video—A video (uploaded to youtube) of student testimonials about Middlebury's J-term class, MiddCORE.
MiddCORE Mentor Testimonial Video:
MiddCORE Promotional Video—A video made by students about MiddCORE.