Following his summer of traveling via railroad through small-town American, Ryan Kim '14 talked with the middmag.com team about what he learned.
Find out what life is like at Middlebury by getting in touch with the students who serve as senior fellows in the Admissions Office.
Lectures, classes, athletic events, and more highlighted this year's Fall Family Weekend. Visit the FFW website for video and photos from a busy three days.
Middlebury political science professors Bert Johnson and Matt Dickinson wrap up their year-long series of discussions about the 2012 presidential campaign.
This time of year is stressful enough for most people, never mind a week of exams. So the Parton Center for Health and Wellness offered a range of stress-reducing activities.
An interview with student filmmaker Bianca Giaever '12.5, whose short tale of love and heartbreak at Middlebury went viral on Vimeo.
Israeli-born pianist Shai Wosner returns to the Mahaney Center for the Arts for a solo performance on Feb. 13.
Middlebury Magazine asked several newly-arrived "Febs" what they did during their semester off.
During a Winter Term course on philanthropy, students made grants totaling $100,000.
MiddMag.com talked to six alumni who were back sharing their knowledge and expertise with students this past January.
Experience the traditional ski-down with our midyear graduates at the Middlebury College Snow Bowl.
MiddMag.com interviewed Dr. Curt Stager, author and paleoclimatologist, who gave a talk on the long-term view of climate change.
A weekend-long celebration for midyear graduates included gatherings on campus, a Mead Chapel ceremony, and the traditional ski-down at the Snow Bowl.
Get the Feb's eye view of the ski-down for midyear graduates. Middlebury celebrated midyear graduation with campus gatherings, a Mead Chapel ceremony and the traditional ski down.
Our calendar of featured events, from concerts and sports to lectures and exhibitions.
Billy Parish found new ways to mobilize students against climate change. He explained how at the opening of the Center for Social Entrepreneurship second annual conference.
Majora Carter gave the keynote talk at the 2nd annual social entrepreneurship symposium, challenging the Middlebury community to continue the work of Martin Luther King Jr.
Environmental leaders Majora Carter, Billy Parish and Bill McKibben will explore social entrepreneurship and social justice during the second annual MCSE symposium January 24-26.
A panel discussion on January 22 in McCullough Social Space explored the pros and cons of divestment. Story and video of the panel here.
Inspired by the 2012 London Games, MiddMag took a look at the international games that take place right here at the Middlebury Language Schools.
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.
The company launches its 30th anniversary tour with performances Jan. 25-26 in Middlebury, then travels to Massachusetts and California.
Ugandan master drummer and dancer Samuel Bakkabulindi spends a four-week residency at Middlebury during Winter Term.
Alison Byerly, former provost and longtime faculty member at Middlebury, will become Lafayette College's 17th president on July 1.
Ban Ki-moon delivered an address on disarmament and nonproliferation at the Monterey Institute of International Studies on January 18. See the video of his talk here.
Bill McKibben, author, environmentalist and Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury, will be among the featured speakers for 'Midd Does the Math' on January 20 in Mead Chapel.
Eight Middlebury seniors made their case for tougher arsenic laws at the Vermont State House in Montpelier. A law based on their recommendations passed the state legislature, but was vetoed by the Governor on May 26.
Middlebury College and Middlebury Interactive Languages collaborate to offer up to 30 Vermont school districts access to Web-based language courses.
The Performing Arts Series brings Cyrus Chestnut and his trio back to Middlebury's Mahaney Center for the Arts on January 11.
The trustees approved promotions to associate professor for Lynn Owens, James Fitzsimmons, Eliza Garrison, Nadia Horning, Kareem Khalifa, Catherine Combelles, and Caitlin Myers.
Middmag.com takes a look at the new world of scholarly publishing, and the questions academia faces with evaluating digital scholarship.
Rain or shine, the mail is something you can count on. And the folks in the McCullough mailroom take their job seriously, most of the time . . .
Our time-lapse camera crew captures the transformation of Kenyon Arena from a quiet, empty rink to the community hotspot that is game night (and back again).
Katharine Cashman '76, a geology professor at the University of Oregon, has been named to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.
An accelerated German course, affectionately known as 'Turbo Deutsch,' compresses an academic year's worth of work into one semester.
During the D-III championships in Montclair, N.J., the women's lacrosse team joined the other Final Four participants in reaching out to a group of Special Olympians.
The Monterey Institute of International Studies, a graduate school of Middlebury College, awarded more than 300 master's degrees at commencement ceremonies May 19.
More than 1,800 people were on campus for Reunion, June 8-10, and the celebration continues online, where you can watch a slideshow, read a story, and view video from the weekend.
During exam week in May, a pack of furry stress busters came to help, courtesy of the College counseling center and Therapy Dogs of Vermont.
Monterey's chapter of Net Impact, a student group devoted to sustainability and corporate responsibility, won the top prize in a national competition called the Campus Greening Challenge.
At their May meeting, trustees granted tenure to Jeffrey Buettner, Molly Costanza-Robinson, Kim Cronise, Juana Gamero de Coca, Claudio Medeiros, Emily Proctor, John Spackman, and Christopher Star.
Open house nights at the College observatory are always a big draw. Take a look behind the scenes.
John Beyrle, former U.S. ambassador to Russia, spoke at the Language Schools commencement on August 17, during which 139 students received graduate degrees.
MiddCORE, the popular winter term course in which students address challenges facing for-profit and non-profit organizations, now has a project-based summer component, MiddCOREplus.
Margo Cramer '12, a stand-out in track and cross country, is one of 30 nominees nationally for 2012 NCAA Woman of the Year.
We check in with Middlebury alumni in their 70s, 80s, and 90s who continue to push the envelope, athletically.
The College's new research vessel -- named for the founder of the lake studies program at Middlebury, Professor David Folger -- has arrived on Lake Champlain, ready for duty.
Mike Pixley and Randy Benedict: Opening doors at Middlebury for more than 25 years. And keeping them locked, too.
Producer and director Erik Greenberg Anjou '83 talked to middmag.com about the making of his latest film, a full-length documentary entitled 'The Klezmatics: On Holy Ground.'
Richard Cizik, who recently sat in on a class in "Religion and American Politics," was the public face of evangelicalism in America, until he went on "Fresh Air" with Terry Gross.
With the Supreme Court considering the future of affirmative action in higher education, a panel discussion drew a large, vocal audience to McCullough.
The 20th annual Holiday Classic, December 30 and 31 at Kenyon Arena, includes the Panthers, Manhattanville, Wentworth, and Babson.
Each summer, Middlebury undergraduates can be found pursuing research projects in collaboration with faculty members and each other. Watch the video.
Mellon Foundation grant supports partnership between liberal arts colleges and research universities, called Creating Connections Consortium.
The annual holiday event, Lessons and Carols for Advent and Christmas, takes place on December 9, with services at 4 and 7 p.m. in Mead Memorial Chapel.
The Performing Arts Series hosts the award-winning quartet for two free performances, a midday recital on November 29 and an evening concert on November 30.
The dance program presents a concert of new works by Middlebury students and faculty November 30 and December 1 at the Mahaney Center for the Arts.
Julia Alvarez '71 reads from her book, 'A Wedding in Haiti,' and talks about issues faced by Dominicans of Haitian descent at 7 p.m. in the Rohatyn Center.
New York Times article focuses on Middlebury professor's work in 'spatial humanities': What did Lee really see at Gettysburg?
The College has established a program in Cameroon, the newest C.V. Starr-Middlebury School Abroad and the first in sub-Saharan Africa.
Gardens, kitchens, and J-term classes inspire two recent graduates and one student to explore the business side of improving local eating options, and farmers' bottom lines.
Field hockey standout Lauren Greer has been named the Division III national player of the year by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association.
Middlebury students talk about surviving winter in Vermont -- and why they still wouldn't choose to be anywhere else.
Learn what it's like to attend Middlebury College's summer Language Schools, on the Vermont campus or at Mills College in California.
Louis Bacon '79 will give the government an easement on 90,000 acres of land in southern Colorado, to be used as part of the Sangre de Cristo Conservation Area.
Professor William Waldron helped the Middlebury community get ready for a visit from His Holiness the Dalai Lama by discussing the spiritual and temporal role of the Dalai Lama, throughout history and today.
Hurricane Sandy caused widespread damage elsewhere, but Middlebury escaped most of the storm's wrath. As the College responds, you'll find updates here.
Performances of Shakespeare's comedy, directed by Cheryl Faraone, will take place November 15-17 at Wright Memorial Theatre.
The latest addition to the C.V. Starr-Middlebury Schools Abroad, the School in India begins offering classes in fall 2013 in Delhi.
Middlebury launches a new summer program for college students and recent grads, MiddCORE Immersion, on the campus of Sierra Nevada College, near Lake Tahoe.
NCAA update: Field hockey (in overtime), volleyball, and women's soccer saw their seasons come to an end in NCAA regional competition.
The class that arrived for the fall semester at the Monterey Institute of International Studies is the largest ever, at 418 students. Curricular offerings are also expanding, with three new degree programs.
Gallicantus sings music of the 16th century in Mead Chapel Saturday at 8 p.m. Also this week: Faure's Requiem Thursday in Mead Chapel, and the Martin Luther King Spiritual Choir Friday in the MCA.
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.
A talented and diverse group of musicians takes part in the annual Affiliate Artist Collaborative Concert at 8 p.m. in Middlebury's Mahaney Center for the Arts.
Middlebury students have been pitching in to help Vermont communities hard hit by the flooding from Tropical Storm Irene.
Middlebury takes part in a national day of programming on China, with talks at 6 and 8 p.m., including a webcast with the U.S. ambassador to the People's Republic.
Author Rob Nixon explores the pervasive effects of slowly unfolding environmental crises, particularly on the poor, in the 2012 Margolin Lecture, October 30 at 7 p.m.
British pianist Paul Lewis returns to Middlebury for the finale of his five-concert run featuring the works of Franz Schubert.The concert is at 8 p.m. in the Mahaney Center for the Arts.
The Research Vessel David Folger, named for the founder of the lake studies program at Middlebury, was officially welcomed during Homecoming Weekend. Middmag.com was there.
A three-day festival of academic, athletic, social and cultural events awaits Middlebury alumni returning for Homecoming Weekend, October 19-21.
A major fund drive is helping Middlebury become the global liberal arts college for the 21st century.
Center in Vienna, a global hub for education and discussion, is managed by the Monterey Institute's James Martin Center on Nonproliferation Studies.
TV producer Shawn Ryan '88 returned to Middlebury to air an episode of his new show, 'The Chicago Code,' and talk with students about his career.
Senior Carlie Crawford and sophomore Daniel Sauermilch were honored at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in Washington, D.C.
Alumni and a current student are among those who will receive fellowships during the fifth year of the Middlebury program.
On move-in day, we asked Middlebury first-year students a simple question: What's the one personal 'must-have' item you had to bring with you?
On October 11, Middlebury's C.V. Starr Schools Abroad marked the golden anniversary of a program that now offers classes in Rome, Ferrara and Florence.
Casey Peterson '12 and the '2Big2Fail' crew completed their 10,000-mile journey across Europe and Asia in a yellow school bus, raising thousands of dollars for underprivileged children and women of central Asia.
Roy Heffernan, Middlebury Class of 1978 and chief operating optimist at Life is good Inc., tells students about doing well, doing good, and remembering to be joyful.
Students from Chicago will arrive on the Middlebury campus in the fall of 2012, joining an existing Posse from New York City.
First-year Lok-Sze Leung captured the ITA National Small College Championship, defeating the reigning NCAA champ along the way.
Yes, there were games galore, but Homecoming 2011, October 28-30, also featured lectures, plays, concerts, panel discussions, films, and more.
Jacqueline Novogratz of 'Blue Sweater' fame and others help Middlebury launch the Center for Social Entrepreneurship.
At Homecoming, Middlebury celebrated the 30th anniversary of one of the best football seasons in Panther sports history.
Rebecca Bennette (history), Jonathan Miller-Lane (education studies), John Maluccio (economics), and John Schmitt (mathematics) have been promoted to associate professor.
Charles MacCormack, a 1963 graduate of Middlebury, will spend the next year as an executive in residence at the College.
Members of the Student Emergency Response Team, now in its third year at Middlebury, take their responsibility seriously.