Middlebury

September 19, 2014

The new conference will be the first to highlight the key role of the literary translator.

September 16, 2014

Fifty-two new faculty members will teach in a variety of capacities this year.

September 8, 2014

Middlebury's 587 first-year students learned about the College's cherished history and traditions at the 215th convocation.

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.

September 11, 2014

National media outlets often turn to Middelbury experts for comment or opinion on important news stories.

September 12, 2014

Middlebury's Advancement office has united under one roof for the first time in nearly 30 years at a renovated office building on Exchange Street.

September 9, 2014

In a message to the Middlebury community, President Liebowitz announced several changes to the policy.

September 5, 2014

The third annual International Politics and Economics Symposium will gather scholars for a series of discussions on September 12.

September 5, 2014

Included are new works by veteran authors, among them Peter Cooley, Stephen Dixon, Debora Greger, Bob Hicok, and Carl Phillips.

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.

September 3, 2014

The latest addition to the College's public art collection is a large cor-ten steel sculpture by alumnus J. Pindyck Miller ’60.

September 18, 2014

This year's Clifford Symposium will look at the impact of new technologies on all aspects of academia, from teaching and research to publishing and artistic creativity.

September 1, 2014

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

August 27, 2014

Two art history majors conducted an inventory of art and objects at Middlebury's historic Community House.

August 26, 2014

Professor Emeritus Michael R. Katz has translated into English two previously unpublished novellas written by Sophia Tolstoy.

August 25, 2014

Held for nearly two years by an Al Qaeda affiliate in Syria, Peter Theo Curtis ’91 was released unexpectedly.

August 23, 2014

The “green roof” is the second installed by the College—the first was planted on top of Atwater Dining Hall in 2004.

August 20, 2014

The Winkler Professorship in Physics was established by the Michele and David Mittelman Family Foundation. Mr. Mittelman '76 studied with Winkler in the 1970s.

August 18, 2014

At the Language Schools Commencement on August 15, 101 graduate students received MA degrees and seven scholars attained the degree of Doctor of Modern Languages.

August 14, 2014

Middlebury College and the Kress Foundation are putting the power of geographic information systems (GIS) in the hands of 15 art historians. 

August 11, 2014

President Ronald D. Liebowitz conferred 47 Master of Arts degrees and one honorary doctorate on August 9.

August 8, 2014

A new program based in Washington is connecting Middlebury interns with alumni mentors in law, government, the environment, and other professions.

August 6, 2014

Middlebury will celebrate the graduates of the Language Schools in an evening ceremony at Mead Chapel on August 15.

August 5, 2014

Students in Middlebury's new School of the Environment tackled a rigorous six-week program.

August 1, 2014

More than 60 summer research assistants shared their work at the annual Summer Research Symposium on July 31.

August 29, 2014

The College will host a memorial service on Sunday, Sept. 14 at 3 p.m. in Kirk Alumni Center, followed immediately by a reception at the Squash Center.

July 30, 2014

Commencement at the Ripton, Vt., and Oxford, England, campuses will take place on August 9.

July 28, 2014

Rare 16mm film clip is part of a Special Collections and Archives initiative to digitize its mid-20th-century films.

July 24, 2014

Middlebury's new field house is scheduled to open in January 2015, just in time for the winter track and field season.

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.

July 23, 2014

(UPDATED 7/29/14) Middlebury alumna and writer in residence is among 11 recipients who will attend a White House ceremony with the Obamas.

July 23, 2014

Panelists urge students to use their language skills and cultural competency to distinguish themselves in a competitive job market.

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.

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.

June 30, 2014

National media outlets often turn to Middelbury experts for comment or opinion on important news stories.

September 9, 2014

Panther fans have a great new resource for news, stats, videos, and stories about their favorite teams.

August 7, 2014

The recently completed facility will help the College with its commitment to become carbon neutral.

June 27, 2014

The public is welcome to view the night skies through the College's telescopes on three evenings in July and two in August.

June 25, 2014

Twelve Middlebury students will join the professional company in acting and crew roles. 

July 25, 2014

Contributions total $49.9 million in FY 2014.

July 23, 2014

The general public is invited to attend a daily schedule of free readings and lectures.

June 24, 2014

Undergraduate researchers are enjoying the benefits of this highly powerful new scope.

June 20, 2014

Annual award created by Professor Emeritus Rudolf K. Haerle, Jr., recognizes leadership, attitude, stewardship, and community service.

June 18, 2014

The third annual Center for Social Entrepreneurship Forum at Bread Loaf attracted more than 120 educators, including secondary school teachers.

June 17, 2014

Douglas Anderson, of Town Hall Theater, and David Brynn, of Vermont Family Forests Foundation, are recipients of the 2014 McCardell Citizen's Award.

June 16, 2014

We asked Middleubry alumni celebrating Reunion to tell us one thing they had to see when they came back to campus.

June 16, 2014

Students may attend the program at any of Bread Loaf's three campuses: Santa Fe, New Mexico; Ripton, Vermont; or Lincoln College at the University of Oxford in England.

June 11, 2014

Essays range in topic from Phillip Larkin to Flemish painting, and Richard Wagner to the Cocteau Twins.

June 9, 2014

Nearly 2000 alumni and guests enjoyed spectacular weather and three days of festivities at Middlebury's 2014 reunion weekend.

June 10, 2014

The Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Middlebury environmental studies program, and Orion Magazine have joined forces for a one-week conference at the Bread Loaf campus.

June 6, 2014

This year the German School, which held its first session in 1915, celebrates its 100th anniversary.

June 6, 2014

Assistant Professor of Geography Jeff Howarth will work with two undergraduate students on mapping human history and activity on Santa Cruz Island.

June 5, 2014

The newest stories from the annual multimedia series "How did you get here?" were recently published online by Middlebury Magazine.

June 3, 2014

A member of the class of 1979, Liebowitz was one of four distinguished alumni recognized over Bucknell's reunion weekend.

June 2, 2014

Rebecca Hartje ’14 took on the nagging question: What should the College do with Robert Frost's cabin in Ripton?

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."

May 14, 2014

National leader in higher education issues of access and diversity will begin her new post in January 2015.

May 12, 2014

Dean of the College Shirley Collado hosted the annual event that recognizes students for their passion, commitment, dedication, and service to others.

May 25, 2014

517 students earn their bachelor's degrees at Middlebury Commencement.

May 30, 2014

Time to reconnect with old friends and classmates during a fun-filled weekend of special events.

May 28, 2014

Middlebury's chapter of the nation's oldest academic honor society welcomed members from the class of 2014 on commencement weekend.

May 27, 2014

Lacrosse Hall-of-Fame coach led her teams to five NCAA championships and numerous Final Four trips.

May 23, 2014

Record-breaking 26 percent of the class are students of color and 14 percent are first-generation college students.

May 8, 2014

The Student Government Association conferred its faculty award to Dana Yeaton and its staff award to Paul Barrett.

May 22, 2014

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

May 22, 2014

A husband and wife team will share the newly created position of Chaplaincy Fellow and Muslim Advisor starting this summer.

May 21, 2014

Faculty members in Arabic, philosophy, Portuguese, and theatre have been promoted from assistant to associate professor.

May 21, 2014

Middlebury's graduate school in Monterey celebrated its spring commencement on May 17.

May 19, 2014

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

May 19, 2014

A dedicated team of 30 staff members meets and trains regularly to help the college respond swiftly in the event of an emergency.

May 12, 2014

Secretary Ernest Moniz, Vermont's congressional delegation and governor, and Vermont energy leaders will discuss the path to a clean energy future.

May 16, 2014

News from the Middlebury College Board of Trustees spring meeting.

May 17, 2014

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.

May 16, 2014

Anonymous gift will provide scholarships for language study at the Middlebury Language Schools and at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

May 14, 2014

Nine seniors and three recent alumni will spend the next year teaching and researching around the globe through the Fulbright program.

April 21, 2014

Middlebury professor's paper earns one of the most prestigious awards for research on the Russian economy.

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.

May 6, 2014

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.

May 5, 2014

Faculty and staff who published books over the past year were recognized during a reception at the Davis Family Library Special Collections.

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.

May 1, 2014

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

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.

April 30, 2014

National media outlets often turn to Middelbury experts for comment or opinion on important news stories.

April 4, 2014

National media outlets often turn to Middelbury experts for comment or opinion on important news stories.

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.

April 29, 2014

A Middlebury junior, Rana Abdelhamid, was selected as one of 59 Truman Scholars for her passion, intellect, and leadership potential.

April 11, 2014

More than 350 students presented creative and research works during the two-day annual Spring Student Symposium.

April 23, 2014

Two juniors from New York City, Rana Abdelhamid and Spencer Salibur, have earned fellowships designed for undergrads seeking careers in the U.S. Foreign Service.

April 10, 2014

College offers guidance to campus community on precautions for the newly discovered Internet security flaw.

April 10, 2014

Vermont Public Radio's Neal Charnoff interviews director Andrew Smith and discusses the upcoming production at Middlebury.

April 23, 2014

Guerrilla Girl "Frida Kahlo," visiting scholars, slam poets, students, and Middlebury faculty participated in the five-day, interdisciplinary event.

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.

April 21, 2014

Diversity and language lifted a group of student-actors beyond their original goal, with Professor of French Charles Nunley at the helm.

April 10, 2014

Rachel Donadio, who grew up in Middlebury, says the demands of the 24-hour news cycle are rigorous and pressure-packed, and thrilling too.

April 9, 2014

Socially responsible investment experts presented the latest in a series of discussions related to how the college invests its endowment.

April 4, 2014

The Spring Student Symposium showcases independent research and creative work, from Thursday evening, April 10, to Friday afternoon, April 11.

April 3, 2014

On leave from the University of Michigan, Jordan is teaching at Middlebury and will give a public reading from his works on April 10 at 4:30.

April 21, 2014

The annual Stone Soup Summit drew together growers, producers, and educators interested in strengthening the local food network in schools.

March 31, 2014

Three-year grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will support faculty development for research and teaching in the digital liberal arts.

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.

March 31, 2014

Rachel Donadio, the New York Times culture correspondent based in Paris, is coming home to Middlebury to deliver the Robert W. van de Velde ’75 Memorial Lecture.

March 28, 2014

The annual award for excellence in teaching mathematics or natural science goes to a faculty member with expertise in probability and statistics.

March 25, 2014

National media outlets often turn to Middelbury experts for comment or opinion on important news stories.

April 11, 2014

Since it began in December 2012, C3 has launched undergraduate and postdoctoral fellowship programs, and strengthened ties with graduate student communities at UC Berkeley and Columbia. 



April 10, 2014

History-making swimmer and five others will receive honorary degrees during graduation ceremonies on May 25.

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.

March 21, 2014

Recent alumni, visiting scholars, and Middlebury faculty explore "The Young and the Jobless: Youth Unemployment in Times of Crisis"

March 18, 2014

Middlebury Theatre Department's production also nabs top honors for direction, design, and ensemble at national college theater festival.

April 3, 2014

At their February meeting the College's trustees approved what is expected to be one of the lowest cost increases among Middlebury's peer schools.

March 7, 2014

A Middlebury faculty member warned about jumping to conclusions after 29 people died in a rampage at a Chinese train station.

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.

March 4, 2014

In a lecture tied to the dedication of the college's new Steinway piano, Dr. Joseph Polisi argued that the arts must play a bigger role in our educational system.

March 22, 2014

The admitted students are exceptionally strong in academics, extracurricular activities, and socio-economic diversity.

February 27, 2014

The recent acquisition of two oil paintings from the 1830s has uncovered the true story of a Middlebury graduate's role in rescuing Solomon Northup from slavery.

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.

February 17, 2014

In an exhibition at Johnson Memorial Building, students offered their take on a professor's 'essential conundrum.'

March 17, 2014

The students’ goal is to gain direct experience with the issues they are studying while benefiting community initiatives.

March 10, 2014

The new issue is the last published under the direction of longtime editor Stephen Donadio.

March 6, 2014

The fellowships offer former BLWC attendees a month-long residency at the Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France.

February 14, 2014

With snow on the ground and wintry weather in the air, the annual student-organized event promises to live up to its name this year.

February 10, 2014

Campus carbon emissions are 50% lower than in 2007 and soon to be lower, according to a sustainability office update.

February 25, 2014

Skiers are enjoying nearly 10 times as many days of skiing thanks to new snowmaking equipment.

February 21, 2014

Events include a lecture by Juilliard president Joseph Polisi, followed by student & faculty concert and reception.

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.

February 1, 2014

Middlebury's mid-year graduates convened at Mead Chapel for a ceremony with President Liebowitz, then hit the slopes for the annual ski-down.

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.”

February 11, 2014

The College ranked No. 14 this year among small schools.

January 16, 2014

At a White House summit, Middlebury and nine other colleges announced their commitment to increase college access for students pursuing science, technology, engineering, and math.

February 10, 2014

On Friday, February 14, sophomore Erika Sloan beat her two competitors in the first round of the show's annual College Championship.

February 5, 2014

Arriving February 5, the "Febs" participate in a variety of orientation activities, from convocation to trips to one of the College’s ski areas.

January 27, 2014

Middlebury College will host its traditional ceremony for members of the "Feb" class. Events will include a reception, an address by President Liebowitz, and the "ski down" at the Snow Bowl.

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.

January 6, 2014

The four-week January semester includes 125 offerings such as Musicianship, Swahili, American Sign Language, Paleolimnology or the Films of Stanley Kubrick.

January 15, 2014

Medieval and Renaissance studies and the humanities are the focus of the curriculum at the first Middlebury program in the UK.

January 9, 2014

Environmentalist and author Bill McKibben will join the panel discussion following the screening of Stone's film Pandora's Promise, an audience favorite at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.

January 7, 2014

The January 23-24 event will feature two speakers—The New York Times “Fixes” Columnist David Bornstein and educator Shabana Basij-Rasikh ’11.

January 3, 2014

Sponsored by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the program will take place August 3-15, and is accepting applications for fellowships.