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Paging Dr. King

December 30, 2014

For Dana King ’89, being a veterinary surgeon in a 24-hour animal hospital means each day's cases are unlike the last. (Middlebury Magazine)

Studying Privilege and Poverty

December 17, 2014

A curricular initiative at Middlebury invites students to focus on the causes and consequences of economic inequality.

Pursuits: On the Road

December 15, 2014

After 34 years of running his own small practice, physician Bob Friedman ’68 discovered a second career making house calls.

Colophon: Where Do Fanatics Come From?

December 8, 2014

In his first-year-seminar, "The True Believer," Don Wyatt, the John M. McCardell Distinguished Professor at Middlebury, uses the seminal text from social philosopher Eric Hoffer to examine a phenomenon as relevant today as in past eras.

Michael Geisler Wins Teachers of German Award

December 1, 2014

The head of Middlebury's Language Schools and Schools Abroad was honored by the American Association of Teachers of German at its annual conference in November.

Animal Tales

November 26, 2014

From Middlebury Magazine, a guided tour through animal literature, with Professor Antonia Losano leading the way.

Preserving the Bread Loaf Inn

November 24, 2014

Middlebury will soon complete the project to stabilize, winterize, and renovate the historic Bread Loaf Inn.

How Did You Get Here, Faraz Khan ’16?

November 24, 2014

From the Fellows in Narrative Journalism program, the story of a student who grew up a Pakistani immigrant in Chicago before finding his way to Middlebury.

Lessons Learned from the Tower of Babel

November 20, 2014

Human beings are constantly exploring new frontiers. Environmentalist Bill McKibben wonders if it's time to rein in some of that ambition. 

This is Not Business as Usual

November 11, 2014

How an innovative partnership between the College and town is boosting the local economy. (Middlebury Magazine)

"The Foreign Student"

October 30, 2014

Atlantic national correspondent Ta-Nehisi Coates reflects on his mid-life decision to learn French and attend the Middlebury Language Schools.

Fall Family Weekend is Oct. 24-26

October 22, 2014

Middlebury welcomes families for a weekend packed with performances, classes, lectures, and many more special events.

Homecoming ’14 Oct. 17-18

October 13, 2014

Enjoy a weekend of sports, art, performances, talks, and reconnecting with Middlebury friends.

Teammates, Friends Remember John Illig

September 15, 2014

The beloved squash coach who died in August was remembered as unconventional and fun-loving. Middlebury has established a coaching chair in his memory.

Alumni Return to Middlebury Classrooms

September 4, 2014

This year's Alumni College offered topics ranging from the mountain geology of the Northeast to the foods and "foodways" of Italy.

Middlebury Welcomes Class of 2018

September 1, 2014

On a warm, sunny Labor Day 587 first-year students moved into their residence halls to begin Middlebury orientation.

Some Good News About Muslims in Europe

July 23, 2014

Professor of Political Science Erik Bleich says that research data does not support common perceptions of European Muslims generated by the media.

College Funds Summer Internships

July 10, 2014

With paying internships in short supply, the College has released $453,000 to help its undergraduates explore careers and expand their networks.

How Did You Get Here, Zeke Caceres ’15

July 10, 2014

As part of the Fellows in Narrative Journalism series, Zeke Caceres ’15 describes his path from the Dominican neighborhood of Washington Heights, NY to Middlebury, Vermont.

Professor Wins Preservation Award

May 14, 2014

Glenn Andres, professor of the history of art and architecture, was honored by the state preservation organization for his new book, "Buildings of Vermont."

Commencement Preview

May 22, 2014

Middlebury's 2014 commencement is Sunday, May 25 and will be live streamed. More details here.

Presidential Search Underway

May 19, 2014

A committee led by trustee Al Dragone, Jr. '78 has begun the search for Middlebury's 17th president.

Hauschka Wins Super Bowl with Seattle Seahawks

February 3, 2014

Former Middlebury College kicker Steven Hauschka ’07 contributed a game-high 11 points to help lead the Seattle Seahawks to a 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The kicker became Middlebury's first team sport world champion since 1910 graduate Ray Fisher was a part of the Cincinnati Reds World Series team in 1919.

The Student Movement Against Fossil Fuels

April 17, 2014

Middlebury features prominently in an investigative article looking at the roots of student activism against fossil fuel investment in college and university endowments.

Astronomy Welcomes New Experts

May 1, 2014

The stars have aligned. Middlebury has a new assistant professor teaching astronomy and a new telescope specialist running the Observatory.

Two Juniors Earn Goldwater Scholarships

April 24, 2014

Kevin Liang, physics, and Michael Martini, biochemistry, will receive Goldwater Scholarships for their senior year at Middlebury. Both plan to have careers in science.

Midd Alum Wins Pulitzer for National Reporting

April 15, 2014

David Philipps '00, a reporter for the Colorado Springs Gazette, won the distinguished award for his three-day investigative series on mistreatment of wounded soldiers returning from war.

Hauschka's Secret to Success: Relaxation

April 18, 2014

The Seattle Seahawks placekicker, Steven Hauschka '07, returned to Middlebury to talk about stress, winning the Super Bowl, and his "welcome to the NFL" moment.

Alternative Break: Tracking the Fracking

April 17, 2014

A group of students interested in the economic, social, and environmental issues of energy production traveled to Pennsylvania's natural gas country to learn more.

College to Host ESG Investment Panel

April 3, 2014

April 7 event is the next in an ongoing series of public discussions about environmental and social issues in relation to investment policies of the college's endowment.

New Piano Takes Center Stage

March 4, 2014

Faculty, staff, students, and alumni celebrated the dedication of the new Steinway concert grand piano in honor of Jessica and Ron Liebowitz at the Mahaney Center for the Arts.

Finding North Korea's Missile Launchers

February 24, 2014

A research associate from the Monterey Institute of International Studies used web-based tools to locate two secret missile sites in North Korea.

Civil War Letters Come Home to Vermont

February 19, 2014

A rich collection of letters written in the 1860s has a Middlebury archivist wondering how today's generation of students will tell its story.

Campus Unrest in the '60s and '70s

January 24, 2014

Two student activists from the Vietnam War era and the former dean who tried to keep order on campus took part in a panel discussion called “Middlebury in the 1960s: Student Resistance and Social Change.”

College Grants Tenure to Four Faculty Members

January 9, 2014

Faculty in the economics, French, philosophy and political science departments have been promoted to the rank of associate professor without limit of tenure.

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