News Stories

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.