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 Read the latest Middlebury Magazine Site Editor Log On Home » Offices & Services » Administration » Office of Communications and Marketing » MiddNews » MiddNews 2012 » December 2012 Merging Geography with History December 7, 2012 – Historical geographer Anne Kelley Knowles is having a banner year. First she won an American Ingenuity Award; now she's the subject of a profile in Smithsonian Magazine. What's Happening at Old Stone Mill? [video] December 10, 2012 – The Old Stone Mill in Frog Hollow gives students space to explore their ideas, from designing clothes to providing hair care for women of color. A Salute to Kelly Brush Davisson '08 December 10, 2012 – After she was injured, Kelly Brush Davisson '08 started raising funds to buy adaptive sports equipment for other disabled athletes. The Early Bird Challenge December 7, 2012 – The College needs your support (and perhaps you could use another tax deduction) by December 31 to reach the goal of 58 percent alumni participation. The Chemistry of Biodiesel December 10, 2012 – Biodiesel burns cleaner than regular diesel, but is it truly a smart energy choice? Prof. Jeff Byers and 14 first-year students are figuring that out. New Program in India December 7, 2012 – The Schools Abroad will open a program in its 16th country, India, in the fall of 2013. While the language of instruction will be English, all students will study intensive Hindi. Undergraduate Research [video] December 7, 2012 – Students say that Midd's "other" summer immersion program -- undergraduate research -- is "part data collection, part discovery, part imagination, and part sweat." Start-Ups, Vermont-Style December 11, 2012 – Two grads and a current student are exploring the business side of producing local foods with an eye toward improving profits for farmers. Panther Named National Player of the Year December 11, 2012 – Field hockey standout Lauren Greer has been named the Division III national player of the year by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association. Explore Middlebury History Online December 7, 2012 – Documents relating to the College's history from its founding to the early 1900s are now just a click away, thanks to a gift from Judith Tichenor Fulkerson '56.