Return to Offices & Services College Communications communicationsmarket.jpg MiddNews (hidden) Midd News 2010 MiddNews 2011 MiddNews 2012 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 MiddNews 2013 MiddNews 2014 MiddNews 2015 MiddNews 2016 Site Editor Log On Home » Offices & Services » Administration » Office of Communications and Marketing » MiddNews » MiddNews 2012 » January 2012 Land donated to Middlebury January 19, 2012 – Alumnus and trustee emeritus Will Jackson has given the College 377 acres of land in Cornwall, bordering the Middlebury campus. College establishes Center for Social Entrepreneurship January 19, 2012 – The Middlebury Center for Social Entrepreneurship will provide grants and training to young social entrepreneurs, and kicks off with a symposium January 25-27. College adds solar power to energy mix January 19, 2012 – Thirty-four solar trackers will be located on Route 125 just west of the campus and produce enough electricity to power Battell Hall for a year. Bill McKibben profiled by Boston Globe Magazine January 19, 2012 – How Middlebury's Schumann Distinguished Scholar became the environmental movement's most unlikely celebrity. A voice heard 'round the world [video] January 19, 2012 – When junior Abigail Borah spoke out at the U.N. climate conference, the moderator told her no one was listening. But the world media was. The dream has yet to be realized January 19, 2012 – In her keynote address for the Martin Luther King Celebration, Dr. Maisha Winn talks about how much of Dr. King's agenda remains unfinished. Middlebury expands Posse partnership to Chicago January 19, 2012 – Students from Chicago will arrive on the Middlebury campus in the fall of 2012, joining an existing Posse from New York City. The Professor Pundits on S. Carolina and Super PACs [video] January 17, 2012 – Now that Iowa and New Hampshire are in the rear-view mirror, our pundits discuss who will make it out of South Carolina. Trustees grant tenure to four professors January 19, 2012 – Rebecca Bennette (history), John Maluccio (economics), Jonathan Miller-Lane (education studies) and John Schmitt (mathematics) have been promoted to the rank of associate professor.