Since adding a local instance of WordPress two years ago, Middlebury students, faculty and staff have created hundreds of blogs. Every semester classes use our learning management system, Segue, to conduct online discussions.

MiddLab won't replace or replicate this activity. We don't want to build a single application that everyone needs to sign into and discuss their research. Rather, MiddLab will provide an aggregate view of the conversations occurring online relating to Middlebury course and project work.

To kick us off, here's a blogroll of some popular and interesting Middlebury and MIIS authors.

Presidential Power (5)

Why Trump’s Vice Presidential Choice Is Worth More Than Warm Spit

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 1:20pm
It is easy to mock, as much of social media did, Ted Cruz’s decision last week to announce that Carly Fiorina will be his vice presidential running mate. For critics (myself included), it appeared to be nothing more than a last-moment Hail Mary pass designed to blunt Donald Trump’s momentum coming out of The Donald’s […]

Does New York Love Donald Trump’s Values?

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 12:34pm
Only four days before next Tuesday’s crucial New York primary, the Trump Traveling Circus came to Plattsburgh in upstate New York on Friday, and your intrepid blogger was at the rally. Here’s what I saw. I had originally intended to attend Trump’s Albany rally last Monday, but begin to hear rumors that Trump was planning […]

Live Blogging the Wisconsin Results

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 8:26pm