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.
At the Vermont Sustainable Energy Summit at McCullough Student Center, Secretary Ernest Moniz joined Vermont's congressional delegation, governor, and state energy leaders in discussion of energy and climate change.
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.
As they have in the past, Middlebury students are receiving major fellowships, scholarships, and awards this spring. To date those include Truman, Goldwater, and State Department Critical Language Scholarships.
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.”