Middlebury

December 22, 2010

New director sees cross-country ski area’s “untapped potential.”

December 20, 2010

MMLA at Swarthmore will offer Chinese, French, and Spanish language immersion. Launched in 2008, the summer program for high school students is now offered at eight sites around the USA.

December 16, 2010

Jane Chaplin, classics, and Ray Coish, geology, have been named to the chairs, which honor James Armstrong and the late Robert Churchill

December 1, 2010

The annual faculty lecture series will preserve the memory of a beloved professor of French.

December 1, 2010

Locally conceived and financed, the new span across Otter Creek in Middlebury opened on October 30.

November 10, 2010

Roger Williams will be the newest Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy site and the first one to offer a program in Italian.

November 9, 2010

"Few writers have had so great an impact on public perception of a critical issue in contemporary society,” said President Liebowitz.

November 4, 2010

Vermont Governor Jim Douglas, a 1972 graduate of Middlebury, will teach and serve as a student mentor when his term of office ends in January.

October 29, 2010

Two days of events in Middlebury mark the opening of a second in-town bridge over Otter Creek

October 18, 2010

The College celebrates a half-century of the Community Friends program.

October 7, 2010

A book signing will follow the reading. The event is free and open to the public.

October 6, 2010

MMLA will offer courses in French, Spanish and German at Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C.

November 1, 2010

Ron Liebowitz provided an encouraging assessment of the college's financial shape in a September 22 address to the college community.

September 19, 2010

Betty and David Jones Language Scholarships will support study at Middlebury College Language Schools and Monterey Institute.

September 16, 2010

Forty-two additional degrees awarded at Bread Loaf's Santa Fe, Asheville and Oxford (England) campuses.

August 14, 2010

NPR chief executive Vivian Schiller urges graduates to be ambassadors to the world and interpreters for the "folks back home."

September 1, 2010

Reading by critically acclaimed writer is free and open to the public.

July 9, 2010

Middlebury and its donors funded 58 undergraduates this summer, enabling them to take unpaid internships they might not otherwise have been able to afford.

August 5, 2010

The new, 45-foot-long boat will arrive in 2012 and replace the R/V Baldwin for continued research on Lake Champlain.

July 30, 2010

Schiller will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree in recognition of her achievements as a journalist, documentarian and business leader.

July 29, 2010

Writers, students, faculty, literary agents and editors will participate in the conference. The general public is invited to attend a daily schedule of readings and lectures.

June 21, 2010

Monterey Institute's five-year affiliation with Middlebury culminates in full integration as of July 1.

June 11, 2010

Winning proposals include exploration of connections between organized crime and toxic waste; and old-time religion and mountaintop removal.

July 1, 2010

The Fulbright Scholar Program has awarded grants to four Middlebury College faculty members to conduct research and teach abroad during the next academic year.

June 17, 2010

Sessions on four campuses feature internationally renowned faculty, including poet Paul Muldoon and literary critics Isobel Armstrong, Robert Stepto and Michael Wood.

June 7, 2010

Vermont campus and Mills College welcome students.

May 21, 2010

Fulbright, Goldwater, U.S. Department of State, St. Andrews Society, and Compton, among others.

 

May 23, 2010

"The truth is that all of us here have won the lottery of life. The fact that you are graduating from a great college in America means that you have won the global jackpot. And then the question becomes, how do you go about discharging the responsibility that comes with that? What will you give back and how?" -- Nicholas Kristof

June 3, 2010

Elizabeth Morrison of the religion department and Jeremy Ward of the biology department have been promoted to associate professor.

May 18, 2010

The Initiative will include investments focused on sustainability issues such as clean energy, water, climate science, and green building projects.

May 12, 2010

New fuel source derived from dairy farm and food waste could bring college close to carbon neutrality.

May 7, 2010

At a ceremony on May 6, President Ron Liebowitz announced to members of the Middlebury community that the main library, unnamed since its completion in 2004, would now be called the Davis Family Library, in honor of Jim Davis '66; his wife, Anne; their son, Chris '08; and their daughter, Kassia.

May 12, 2010

John and Bonnie McCardell, community partners, and distinguished guests honor 54 students at annual event

April 30, 2010

Sparkes and other volunteers at Middlebury receive statewide recognition for outstanding public service

April 29, 2010

Middlebury has received a $700,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a project called 'Integrating Study Abroad.'

 

April 23, 2010

Addison House was home to four Middlebury presidents and served as the first women’s residence hall.

April 16, 2010

The U.S. Department of Energy announced on April 15 that Middlebury College has been selected to participate in Solar Decathlon 2011, in which 20 teams of college and university students will compete to design, build and operate the most affordable, attractive and energy-efficient solar-powered house.

April 14, 2010

New venture leverages language expertise of Middlebury College and its Language Schools, and K12's leadership in online education to develop new world-class online foreign language programs.

April 29, 2010

Middlebury College alumni received awards in the 2010 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

April 23, 2010

Middlebury College will mark the occasion of the library naming with a two-part event, including a discussion and a naming ceremony.

April 20, 2010

Acceptance rate of 17.5 percent sets new standard, and Dean of Admissions says academic profile of applicants continues to rise.

April 8, 2010

Middlebury College has set its comprehensive fee for the 2010-2011 academic year at $52,120, a 3.4 percent increase. A new College policy limits increases in the fee to no more than 1 percentage point above the rise in the Consumer Price Index.

April 7, 2010

Two Middlebury projects awarded funding; President Liebowitz’s office funds additional project

April 6, 2010

Addison County residents recognized for their work with Habitat for Humanity, Middlebury Volunteer Ambulance Association, and Community Care Coalition.

March 22, 2010

"Steve Abbott is the kind of teacher/scholar/mentor/educator whose presence on campus is what makes residential liberal arts colleges like Middlebury so special."

 

March 4, 2010

College to honor seven individuals at commencement ceremony on May 23

February 8, 2010

The Bread of Angels chronicles her emotional year in Damascus

February 18, 2010

Pomona College to host program offering courses in French, Spanish and Chinese

February 12, 2010

Creativity and optimism were the prevailing themes in a special address given Friday, February 12, by President Ron Liebowitz. The talk before a packed house at Mead Chapel reviewed the milestones that have taken place over the past 18 months to meet financial challenges brought on by the recession. Liebowitz expressed confidence and gratitude toward the faculty and staff as he mapped out a vision for the college's future sustainability.

February 12, 2010

Middlebury biology professor Jeremy Ward predicts that Sky Feuer '10 will soon be one of the leaders in her field of biology research. Her recently awarded Gates-Cambridge scholarship for a one-year master's degree at Cambridge should help her on that quest.

February 8, 2010

The Peace Corps has announced that Middlebury retained its number three ranking among small colleges in the number of volunteeers the college produces.

February 1, 2010

Ramirez will further efforts to create diverse student academic and residential experience

January 20, 2010

About 100 students will participate in the annual “ski-down” procession in cap and gown.

January 22, 2010

Events coming up include panel discussion, 'Haiti Beyond the Headlines,' on January 26 at 4:30 p.m. in Dana Auditorium

January 27, 2010

Garrott Kuzzy, Class of 2006, will become fourth Middlebury athlete to compete in cross country at the Olympics

January 29, 2010

Simi Hamilton, Class of 2009, joins Garrott Kuzzy '06 in representing the U.S. at the Olympic Games in Vancouver

January 6, 2010

Middlebury history professor and president emeritus will become president at Sewanee on July 1

January 5, 2010

Rustem Hayroudinoff will also perform works by Shostakovich, Chopin and Franck