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Meet the Admissions Senior Fellows
How Students Learn

Faculty members offered insight into how students learn during an open conversation on the future of the liberal arts.

Head of the Class

Middlebury has offered 1,750 students admission to the Class of 2017.

Admitted Students Experience Campus Life
Middlebury Trustee News
Newly Tenured Faculty
Solar Decathlon Construction Kick-Off

Watch video highlights from the Solar Decathlon team's spring construction kick-off.

Field House, Squash Courts Under Construction
Middlebury Language Schools Begin Summer Session
28th Annual Carillon Series Begins July 5

Free performances are the hallmark sounds of summer life on campus.

Summer Scene: PTP/NYC Season Opener

The Off Broadway sensation with a Middlebury connection has opened its 27th season to rave reviews.

Bread Loaf School of English Celebrates Commencement

The Bread Loaf School of English conferred master's degrees at all four campuses, including 40 in Vermont.

A Special Thanks from Middlebury

Middlebury wrapped up its Annual Fund with one of the highest alumni participation rates in the country.

Annual Convocation Opens Academic Year

President Liebowitz welcomes class of 2017 at traditional Mead Chapel gathering.

Author Dinaw Mengestu at Mead Chapel

Author of the 2013 common reading, "The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears," will do a reading and book signing Sept. 25.

Squash Center Set to Open

New 9-court facility will be unveiled Oct. 26 for Homecoming Weekend.

National Tennis Champions

The Middlebury duo of Brantner Jones and Palmer Campbell won the Small College National Tennis Doubles Championship.

Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor to Perform

Internationally acclaimed 20-year-old makes his Vermont debut Oct. 29 with Romantic Era program.

U.S. Women's Hockey Team Coming to Middlebury
Tales from the Crypt

Visit a campus landmark, Middlebury's West Cemetery, with History Professor Jim Ralph '82 as your guide.

Celebrating Staff Excellence

Middlebury honored four employees at the 2013 Staff Recognition Awards Ceremony, held at Crossroads Cafe.

Ridding Syria of Chemical Weapons

Dr. Amy Smithson, senior fellow at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, will speak at Middlebury's Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs on Nov. 6.

Artist and Architect Vito Acconci to Speak

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

Print Journalism in the Age of Twitter

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

Middlebury Solar Decathlon

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

German Vocal Ensemble to Perform Nov. 10

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

Homecoming Highlights

A nail-biting win over Trinity and the dedication of a new squash center were among the many high points of Homecoming 2013.

Meeting the Community
Grammy Award-Winning Angelique Kidjo Coming to Middlebury

"Undisputed queen of African music" to give talk and perform Oct. 2-3.

An Evening of Schubert
Fall Family Weekend Oct. 11-13
Homecoming Oct. 25-27

Football, storytelling, music, art, dancing, garden tours and much more for Homecoming 2013.

COCOON: A Live Storytelling Event Oct. 25

Inspired by The Moth, COCOON will feature live storytelling at the Mahaney Center for the Arts.

Chemistry of Biodiesel

Is biodiesel a smart energy choice? Let's get some vegetable oil and find out.

Video: A Birds-eye View of Middlebury
Students Win Top Honors at Vermont Film Festival
Acconci Sculpture Returns to Middlebury
Student Writers Honored with Ward Prize

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

Fall Family Weekend Highlights

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

Phi Beta Kappa Welcomes New Members

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

Angelique Kidjo Dazzling, Thought Provoking in Middlebury Visit
Angelique Kidjo Gives Fulton Lecture

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

The Art of Translation

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

L.A. Times Features Middlebury Solar House

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

Student Urges Redesign of Nuclear Subs

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

Translation in a Global Community

Annual Clifford Symposium will focus on translation, Sept. 26-28.

Middlebury's Young Social Entrepreneurs
Welcome Class of 2017!

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

Video: Jonathan Safran Foer's Commencement Address

Watch Jonathan Safran Foer's May 26 address to the Middlebury College class of 2013.

Academic Year Set to Begin on Sept. 9

The college will welcome 629 first-year students to campus on Sept. 2 for a week of orientation and exploration.

Language Schools Commencement
Language Schools Commencement August 16

Commencement ceremonies for Middlebury's summer Language Schools take place in Mead Chapel on Friday, August 16.

Bread Loaf School of English Commencement

Bread Loaf will hold commencement exercises at each of its four campuses in the coming weeks.

Summer Scene: Time Flies

Summer on the Middlebury campus is captured in a beautiful time lapse video.

Middlebury to Open School of the Environment in 2014
Summer Scene: Bread Loaf School of English

We asked Bread Loaf students to tell us what course they were most excited about this summer.

Summer Scene: Language Schools Bilinguals

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

Step Inside InSite

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

Bread Loaf Writers' Conference 2013
Middlebury & Micro-philanthropy

Middlebury has launched a unique fund-raising tool in which donors can become benefactors of student projects.

Back to the Books at Bread Loaf
A Window into History

We take a behind-the-scenes look at Middlebury's Special Collections, home to thousands of rare and unique items, nearly all of which play a role in student and faculty research.

Monterey Launches Summer English Program
Land Donated to the College

Will Jackson '51, shown with wife, Carolyn '61, has given the College 377 acres of land in Cornwall, bordering the Middlebury campus.

College Adds Solar Power to Energy Mix

This spring, Middlebury will add a small solar farm (similar to the one in Hinesburg, Vt., shown here) on a site just west of the campus.

MIIS Alums Start 'Local Catch Monterey'

Two recent graduates of the Monterey Institute of International Studies have launched a 'community supported fishery' in Monterey, Calif.

Middlebury Signs Agreement with Vermont Law School

The agreement between the two schools guarantees qualified Middlebury students and graduates admission to Vermont Law School.

Monterey Offers Master's in International Education Management
Projects for Peace 2012

In the sixth year of Kathyrn W. Davis's 'Projects for Peace,' three Middlebury student proposals are selected for funding.

Students Make Their Pitches
Middlebury Captures Directors' Cup

The Panthers earn their first-ever victory in the Directors' Cup, which rewards overall performance in NCAA Division III competition.

The Poet Laureate Among Us

We talk with Natasha Trethewey, who returned this summer as a Bread Loaf Writers' Conference faculty member, and was recently named the U.S. poet laureate.

Clifford Symposium: The High Line

Adrian Benepe '78, former parks commissioner in New York, returned to campus to talk about how an abandoned rail line became one of the city's most popular parks.

College Christens New Research Vessel

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.

No English Spoken Here

Learn what it's like to attend Middlebury College's summer Language Schools, on the Vermont campus or at Mills College in California.

Faculty Publishing in a Digital Age

Middmag.com takes a look at the new world of scholarly publishing, and the questions academia faces with evaluating digital scholarship.

Seven Faculty Members Promoted

The trustees approved promotions to associate professor for Lynn Owens, James Fitzsimmons, Eliza Garrison, Nadia Horning, Kareem Khalifa, Catherine Combelles, and Caitlin Myers.

Majora Carter Gives Keynote Address

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.

UN Secretary-General Speaks at Monterey

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.

February Celebration 2013

A weekend-long celebration for midyear graduates included gatherings on campus, a Mead Chapel ceremony, and the traditional ski-down at the Snow Bowl.

Feb Cam ’13 (video)
Kathryn W. Davis, 1907-2013

Middlebury remembers the international philanthropist, whose legacy includes the Davis Projects for Peace.

From Arias to Showtunes May 11

Student vocalists offer a taste of opera and Broadway.

Things That Happened, Things To Do
Ultimate Frisbee National Champs

Underdog men's frisbee team rolls over competition to beat top-seeded Puget Sound in championship game.

Faces of Farming

Capturing a vanishing way of life, Levi Westerveld ’15 drew portraits of farmers near his home in France, then mounted an exhibition in Middlebury.

Bread Loaf School of English Starts 94th Season

Middlebury expects about 420 students from 15 countries at its four Bread Loaf campuses this summer.

Middlebury Mourns Passing of James Martin
Summer Research Symposium on August 1

Find out what student researchers have been up to this summer at the symposium in McCardell-Bicentennial Hall, Thursday, August 1, at 2 p.m.

Cinematic Legend Honored

Spanish film director Carlos Saura received an honorary degree August 10.

Congratulations Class of 2013!
Burtynsky Exhibition Opens at Museum
Science Spoken Here
Countdown to 58 Percent

If Middlebury reaches 58 percent alumni participation by June 30, a generous donor will give $58,000 for financial aid.

How Did You Get Here, Cooper Redpath?
Bringing Sounds of Africa to Middlebury
Middlebury and Hebrew at the Center Launch Language Institute
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.