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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.

McCardell Citizen’s Awards

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

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.

Seeing Stars

Open house nights at the College observatory are always a big draw. Take a look behind the scenes.

Record Number of Fulbright Fellowships
The Dalai Lama Returns to Middlebury
Start-Ups, Vermont-Style

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.

Vermont World Language Initiative Launches
Middlebury Says Thanks

Middlebury College could have thanked donors with a nice card, but they had this 16-foot box and a crowd of more than 800 students, so on the night of May 16 . . .

When Alumni Come Back to Teach
Panther Named National Player of the Year
Clifford Symposium: Wired for Creativity

A video from opening night of this year's Clifford Symposium captures the art of wire-walking, the energy of keynote speaker Julie Burstein, and the spirit of the event.

Hope and (Climate) Change

Middlebury environmental policy expert Chris Klyza weighed in on the Obama administration's record.

What Happens After Global Warming?

MiddMag.com interviewed Dr. Curt Stager, author and paleoclimatologist, who gave a talk on the long-term view of climate change.

Clifford Symposium: Close Encounters

The worldwide dance phenomenon Curious Invasion landed at Middlebury during September's three-day arts extravaganza, the 2012 Clifford Symposium.

Making It Their Own

New York-based director Jay Dunn '00.5 came to campus to work with a group of students on creating an adaption of Moliere's last play, 'Imaginary Invalid.'

How Did You Get Here, Maria Del Mar Rojas?
How Did You Get Here, Veronica Coates?
Students Earn Scholarships and Fellowships

Abigail Borah, pictured, and Sam Koplinka-Loehr, both '13, received Udall scholarships; Zaheena Rashid '11 and Rhidaya Trivedi '12 both earned Watson Fellowships.

Scholarships Offer Bridge to Monterey

The Betty and David Jones Language Scholarships will help 50 students each year prepare for study at the Monterey Institute.

How Did You Get Here, Rex Ovalle?
College Establishes Center for Social Entrepreneurship

The Middlebury Center for Social Entrepreneurship will provide grants and training to young social entrepreneurs, and kicks off with a symposium January 25-27.

Climate Pioneer Opens Social Entrepreneurship Symposium

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.

Center for Social Entrepreneurship Sponsors Symposium

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.

Serene Velocity
Academe: The Fellowship Frontier

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

College Honors Student Leaders

Dean of the College presents 27 honors for leadership and public service to students and organizations.

François Clemmons Farewell Concert
Panther Men Win Slalom Title
Vote for Middlebury!

Middlebury is a finalist for Second Nature's Climate Leadership Award. Your vote for Middlebury's video could make the difference!

Student Panel on Divestment April 28

The event is the second in a series of discussions devoted to the college's endowment management.

Provocative Drama “The Castle” May 2–4
Fracking: A Tale of Two Countries
Sound Investment Jazz Ensemble May 4

Middlebury’s big band will play jazz and classic swing.

College Supports Transportation Center

The College has awarded Addison County Transit Resources a $100,000 grant to help with construction of ACTR's new Community Transportation Center,

Harvard's Eric Nelson to Give Talk May 2
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.

Students Earn National Fellowships
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.

TEDxMiddlebury Talks
Scenes from the Symposium
Brainpower in Action

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

Rajeev Taranath To Perform May 6
Symposium on Feminism in a Global Context

The Gensler Symposium, titled "Body Parts," features speakers and events through April 12.

Undressing Cinderella April 10-13
Jewish Studies Symposium

A symposium celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Hannah A. Quint Lecture in Jewish Studies will take place Sunday, April 14.

Academe: Science on the Brain
Taking the Pulse of Vermont

Two Middlebury students traveled the length of Vermont's Route 100 and talked with people from all walks of life. Their reports aired recently on Vermont Public Radio.

Welcoming the Carbon-Neutral Class

How to get the Class of 2016 fired up about the College's goal to be carbon-neutral by the time they graduate? Cue the carbon-shredding sharks!

Center for the Arts Celebrates 20th
Making Change

The first recipients of grants from the Middlebury Center for Social Entrepreneurship told a campus audience what they'd accomplished over the summer.

What's Happening at Old Stone Mill?

At the Old Stone Mill's fall showcase, we found a hub of student-driven activity, where crickets are a nutritional snack and origami makes great jewelry.

The Chemistry of Biodiesel
Monterey Graduates Urged to Keep Learning
Carolyn Kuebler Named Editor of New England Review
Colleges Will Work Together To Control Costs

Middlebury, St. Michael's and Champlain College will form a consortium to reduce costs associated with purchasing supplies and services.

Rikert Nordic Center Launches Snowmaking
Where Is Literary Criticism Headed?

New York Times book critic Dwight Garner '88 talked about the future of criticism, and the future of books, in this year's Robert W. van de Velde Jr. '75 Memorial Lecture.

Panther Skier Top College Racer at Nationals
Center for Blue Economy Celebrates

The Center for the Blue Economy at the Monterey Institute marked its first birthday, and a year of progress, at an event April 12 in Monterey, Calif.

Perkins Award Winner Announced

Reproductive biologist Prof. Catherine Combelles won the 2013 Perkins Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Acclaimed Organist to Perform March 21

In celebration of Bach's birthday, organist Nathan Laube will perform at Mead Chapel.

Cellist, Piano Quartet to Play April 6

Cellist Sophie Shao returns to Middlebury with a piano quartet Saturday April 6, featuring a program of Beethoven, Mahler, and Brahms.

Concert Features Violin, Viola, Electronics
Small Paintings Tell Big Story
Commencement Speaker: Jonathan Safran Foer
Eight Minutes, $3,000

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

Winner of Beucher Solo Competition to Perform
INSPIRIT Dance Company to Perform March 15-16
The Politics of Freshwater, March 14-16

The Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs hosts an international conference titled "The Politics of Freshwater: Access and Identity in a Changing Environment." All talks will be live streamed.

Ambassador Dennis Ross to Speak at Middlebury
Escher String Quartet to Perform March 8

For their Middlebury debut, these rising stars in chamber music present a free concert, featuring Beethoven, Britten, and Mendelssohn.

Vanishing Glaciers of the Greater Himalaya

Mountaineer & filmmaker David Breashears and Orville Schell of the Asia Society will give a talk in Dana Auditorium on Thursday, March 7.

Drawing On the Wall
Race & Ethnicity Symposium 2/28-3/1

MacArthur Fellow and author Dinaw Mengestu will give the keynote at the 3-day symposium, "No Place Like Home? Imagining Race, Ethnicity, and Migration."

Nature Conservancy President & CEO to Speak
Mining Black Gold

Maintaining Middlebury College's extensive composting operation is not for the faint of heart.

New Option for Study at Oxford

The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, based at Oxford's Keble College, offers fall and spring semester programs for undergraduates.

Think Globally, Heat Locally

The biomass plant will help the College achieve carbon neutrality.

What's Next for Your Computer?

Middlebury College owns about 3,000 computers, and we wondered where they go when their days are done.

In a League of Her Own

Bread Loaf alumna Martha Ackmann writes about baseball player Toni Stone, the first woman to play professionally in the Negro League.

Tree Tour

Middlebury has recently been designated a 'Tree Campus' by the Arbor Day Foundation. Take a tour and meet a few of the reasons.

What's the Story?

What's up with those little orange decals you're seeing around the Middlebury campus? They're part of Murmur, a place-based storytelling project that's now on the Web.

Middlebury Joins 'Green Challenge'
Ars Brevis

On October 31, Patrick Dougherty's 2007 temporary installation, So Inclined, ended a four-year run in front of the Mahaney Center for the Arts.

Small House, Big Reach

Middlebury celebrates the accomplishments of the Solar Decathlon team in the 2011 competition, and the addition to the campus of their award-winning house, Self-Reliance.

Exam-Week Essentials

We caught up with a few students in Bicentennial Hall and The Grille and asked them to tell us one thing they had to remember as finals week wound down.

Middlebury's Survivor
A Voice Heard 'Round the World

Junior Abigail Borah spoke out on behalf of young activists at the UN climate talks last month in South Africa. Now back on campus, she talks about why.

The Job Market for Midd Grads

We talk with two experts from Career Services, part of Middlebury's Center for Education in Action, about employment prospects for recent graduates.

What's So Special About Being a Feb?

During the ski-down celebration at the Snow Bowl on February 4, we asked students to tell us one thing special about being a Feb. Here's what they had to say.

OMG! Midd Alum Captivates Chinese Audience

Jessica Beinecke, alum of the summer Language School and the School in China, uses her social media and language skills to reach out for Voice of America.

Tractor of the Future?

In one winter term class students converted a farm tractor to run on hydrogen.

Parks and Rec

Addison DiSesa '12 spent a summer testing out a career path in public service, interning as assistant to Adrian Benepe '78, New York City's parks commissioner.