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Giving Voice to Tolstoy's Wife

In his latest book, Professor Emeritus Michael Katz reveals that Sophia Tolstoy was a literary figure in her own right.

New Arts Season Announced

The 2014-15 season at the Mahaney Center promises an exciting line-up of visual and performing arts. 

Green Roof

Middlebury's squash center has a new living roof designed to reduce stormwater runoff and help cool the building.

Language Schools Commencement

Middlebury's renowned Language Schools conferred master's and doctoral degrees to graduates at Commencement.

Digital Mapping Advances Art History

Art historians at a summer institute are breaking new ground using geographic information systems (GIS).

Mentorships in D.C.

Student interns in Washington this summer are connecting with alumni mentors in law, government, and other fields.

Bread Loaf Commencement

Forty-seven students graduated from the Bread Loaf School of English in Vermont on August 9.

Language Schools Commencement
School of the Environment

Students tackled a rigorous six-week inaugural session of Middlebury's School of the Environment.

Summer Research

More than 60 student research assistants shared the results of their summer work with the campus community at the Summer Research Symposium.

Bread Loaf Commencement

Middlebury's Bread Loaf School of English will confer 86 master's degrees among its three campuses.

Thank You from Middlebury

Enjoy this creative expression of gratitude from Middlebury students to the College's generous donors.

Julia Alvarez '71 wins National Medal of Arts

Middlebury alumna and writer in residence was one of 11 recipients at a White House ceremony.

Gifts to Middlebury up by 18 Percent

Strong donor support has created one of the best fundraising years in Middlebury history.

Summer Research Symposium on July 31

Find out what student researchers have been up to this summer at the symposium in McCardell-Bicentennial Hall, Thursday, July 31, at 2 p.m.

Language Schools Alumni Offer Career Advice

A panel of alumni from the Summer Language Schools urged students to leverage their language and cultural skills.

Life's a Beach

At the College museum, an exhibit of work by British photographer Martin Parr shows a humorous glimpse into the quirky aspects of humanity.

Deutsche Kunst aus unserer Sammlung

The College's art museum has mounted a special exhibit in recognition of the German School centenary.

College Funds Summer Internships

Thanks to generous donors, College-funded internships are helping 248 Midd students gain real-world experience around the globe this summer.

How Did You Get Here, Zeke Caceres?
Newsmakers

A roundup of recent quotes from Middlebury faculty, staff, and students in the news media.

Observatory Open House

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

The Laser Harp

Senior Hannah Waite blended her two majors -- music and physics -- by creating, and playing, a unique musical instrument.

A Garden Grows in the Bronx

Four Middlebury students developed a community garden in partnership with students and teachers at the Bronx Academy of Letters.

The Power of Internships

Dristy Shrestha '11.5 spent her last summer before graduation immersed in microfinance, helping a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit address poverty in the developing world.

Brainpower in Action

More than 350 students shared the culmination of their research at the Spring Student Symposium.

The Art of Translation

Experts from Middlebury and the Monterey Institute hosted this year's Clifford Symposium on translation.

Angelique Kidjo Dazzling, Thought Provoking in Middlebury Visit
Middlebury Solar Decathlon

Team Middlebury wrapped up their remarkable 2-year project with a strong showing at the Solar Decathlon competition in Irvine.

Twins, Testosterone and the Wage Gap

Economics professors Caitlin Myers and Jessica Holmes look at how prenatal testosterone might impact women's earnings.

Fall Dance Concert
Middlebury Adds Study Abroad in Oxford

The College's first U.K. site welcomes students this fall to the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

Seniors Delve Into Community Innovation

A senior environmental studies seminar is working with Rutland, Vermont Mayor Chris Louras on several creative economy initiatives.

Heath Quartet

On a brief U.S. tour, the Heath String Quartet will play Beethoven, Bartok, and Mendelssohn at the Mahaney Center for the Arts April 9.

Middlebury Sends Admission Offers

Middlebury College has offered admission to 1,422 students for the class of 2018.

Panel Looks at ESG Investing

In the latest public forum related to endowment policies, a panel of investment experts discussed the trends, challenges, and opportunities of socially responsible investing.

Super Bowl Champ to Speak at Middlebury

Midd. alum Steven Hauschka '07, kicker for the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks, will give two talks during a visit April 17-18.

C3 Summit Takes Stock on Progress

Members of the Creating Connections Consortium met to review progress and look to the future of diversifying higher education.

NY Times's Rachel Donadio Gives van de Velde Lecture

The New York Times European correspondent shared her experiences covering Pope Francis, Amanda Knox, and Silvio Berlusconi.

Astronomy Welcomes New Experts
U.S. Energy Secretary to Visit Middlebury

Sec. Ernest Moniz will join Vermont's congressional delegation and state energy leaders to discuss the path to a clean energy future, May 16 at McCullough Student Center.

Midd Off-Broadway

Twelve students will join the Middlebury-affiliated Potomac Theatre Project this summer in New York.

New Scanning Electron Microscope

The College's new scanning electron microscope gives students unusual access to sophisticated research equipment.

How Did You Get Here, Alexandria Jackman?
How Did You Get Here, Aubrey Dube?
How Did You Get Here, Naomi Shafer?
How Did You Get Here, Felix Klos?
How Did You Get Here, Pippa Stanley?
How Did You Get Here, Ricky Chen?
How Did You Get Here, Sydney Alfonso?
How Did You Get Here, Daphee Tuzlak ’14
A Special Look at the Dalai Lama's Return

Brendan Mahoney '11, digital media producer for middmag.com, had special access to His Holiness during his visit, October 12 and 13. This video is the touching result.

Leadership and Innovation Focus for Summer Program
Program Targets Faculty Diversity
Alumnus Receives Top Environmental Award

Alumnus and trustee Louis Bacon '79 has been awarded the Audubon Medal, one of the nation's most prestigious environmental awards, for his conservation and environmental work.

Class Assignment: Give Away $100,000

During a Winter Term course on philanthropy, students made grants totaling $100,000.

Eight Minutes, $3,000

Students brought their brightest ideas to the 2013 MiddChallenge, hoping to land one of six start-up grants.

TEDxMiddlebury Talks
Academe: Science on the Brain
The Enigma of Alan Turing

In a Carol Rifelj Faculty Lecture, Prof. Michael Olinick discussed the life and work of the brilliant and mistreated World War II code cracker.

Students Earn National Fellowships
The Biblical Argument Against Kings

For the 2013 Fulton Lecture, Harvard University professor of government Eric Nelson explored the origins of America’s turn to republican government.

Academe: The Fellowship Frontier

Meet some talented Middlebury students who are headed around the world on prestigious fellowships.

Serene Velocity
Video: "Bubble" Removed, New Field House Underway

Removal of the temporary inflatable field house known as "The Bubble" has cleared the way for construction on a new permanent field house.

McCardell Citizen’s Awards

The College honored two area citizens, Donald Keeler and Joanne Corbett, for outstanding service to the community.

College and Town Commit to Fund Local Projects

Middlebury College has committed $5.5 million to local projects including a new town hall, rec. center and park.

Middlebury and Hebrew at the Center Launch Language Institute
Step Inside InSite

Team Middlebury has finished construction on its Solar Decathlon home, InSite.

Bread Loaf Writers' Conference 2013
Summer Scene: Language Schools Bilinguals

Behind the scenes at the summer Language Schools, bilingual assistants play a key role in students' success.

Language Schools Commencement
Welcome Class of 2017!

More than 600 new students arrived on campus and settled into their new home.

Middlebury's Young Social Entrepreneurs
Student Urges Redesign of Nuclear Subs

During a semester at Monterey, Nate Sans '14 penned an essay for Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.

L.A. Times Features Middlebury Solar House

Middlebury's entry in the 2013 Solar Decathlon was profiled in the Los Angeles Times.

Angelique Kidjo Gives Fulton Lecture

Angelique Kidjo speaks with Prof. Damascus Kafumbe for the 2013 John Hamilton Fulton Lecture.

Phi Beta Kappa Welcomes New Members

Middlebury, one of Phi Beta Kappa's oldest chapters, inducted 11 students over the Fall Family Weekend.

Fall Family Weekend Highlights

Picture perfect weather and stunning foliage welcomed Middlebury families on a classic October weekend.

Student Writers Honored with Ward Prize

Six outstanding student writers were honored with the 2013 Paul W. Ward ’25 Prize in Writing.

Acconci Sculpture Returns to Middlebury
German Vocal Ensemble to Perform Nov. 10

Internationally acclaimed Singer Pur will perform music spanning nine centuries, from Hildegard von Bingen to Sting.

Students Win Top Honors at Vermont Film Festival
Print Journalism in the Age of Twitter

Accomplished reporter Peter Savodnik ’94 gave students a look at the future of journalism.

Artist and Architect Vito Acconci to Speak

Creator of the provocative "Way Station" sculpture returns to campus for talk on Nov. 7.

TEDx Middlebury Nov. 9

The Mahaney Center for the Arts welcomes 11 presenters to the fall Middlebury TEDx event: "Research, Rethink, Rebuild."

Three NESCAC Championships!

Football, field hockey, and women's soccer all won NESCAC titles this weekend.

Monterey Expert on Syria

Amy Smithson's expertise in chemical weapons has been in high demand since the August attacks in Syria.

Celebrating International Education Week
Money for Nothing?

Meet Jim Bruce ’96, the director whose documentary has set the financial world buzzing.

New Steinway Arrives at Concert Hall
Announcing: Bread Loaf Environmental Writers' Conference

Middlebury and Orion Magazine are teaming up to launch the new conference in 2014.

What Is Learning?

With multimedia presentations, a group of future teachers tackled the question: What is Learning?

MiddCORE Wins Innovation Award
Biography of Jesus

Professor Jay Parini previews his new book written for Amazon's ICONS series.

Class of 2018 Early Decision

The College has offered admission to 287 students who applied Early Decision.

Middlebury Professor on 60 Minutes