The governor becomes a teacher

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.

Four faculty members earn Fulbright awards

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.

Class of 2010 urged to shed comforts, take risks

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

Library named for Jim Davis '66 and his family

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.

Middlebury selected for Solar Decathlon 2011

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.

Middlebury approves 3.4 percent increase in comprehensive fee

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.

Presidential Address: Ron Liebowitz reports on progress, plans and a vision for the future

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.

Student Wins Gates-Cambridge Fellowship for Genetics Study

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.

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