Nelson’s lecture will be the 2013 John Hamilton Fulton Lecture in the Liberal Arts.
We followed Anil Menon, a Middlebury junior, as he prepared for and made his presentation at the Spring Student Symposium, an annual event that showcases undergraduate research.
The internationally acclaimed sarod player will bring Indian classical music to the Performing Arts Series in a free concert.
The Gensler Symposium, titled "Body Parts," features speakers and events through April 12.
The New Play Festival at Middlebury features works of 14 playwrights who were asked to turn the classic fairy tale inside out.
A symposium celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Hannah A. Quint Lecture in Jewish Studies will take place Sunday, April 14.
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.
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!
The Mahaney Center for the Arts celebrates its 20th anniversary with a full season of events, including the Clifford Symposium September 27-29.
The first recipients of grants from the Middlebury Center for Social Entrepreneurship told a campus audience what they'd accomplished over the summer.
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 students in Professor Jeff Byers' first-year seminar, Smart Energy Choices, addressed weighty questions about the production and value of biodiesel fuel.
The Monterey Institute of International Studies celebrated the achievements of 93 graduates from 12 countries at its winter commencement on December 8.
Longtime editor Stephen Donadio will step down at the end of the year.
Middlebury, St. Michael's and Champlain College will form a consortium to reduce costs associated with purchasing supplies and services.
Snowmaking operation now covers five kilometers of trails at the college's cross-country ski area in Ripton.
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.
Annie Pokorny took the 'collegiate cup' as the top female college athlete at the U.S. Cross Country Championships. She and teammate Heather Mooney qualified for the U-23 Worlds.
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.
Reproductive biologist Prof. Catherine Combelles won the 2013 Perkins Award for Excellence in Teaching.
In celebration of Bach's birthday, organist Nathan Laube will perform at Mead Chapel.
Cellist Sophie Shao returns to Middlebury with a piano quartet Saturday April 6, featuring a program of Beethoven, Mahler, and Brahms.
Innovative violinist Mary Rowell will give a free concert of contemporary music on April 5.
History professor Paul Monod unravels the mysteries of a 15th-century triptych at the Middlebury College Museum of Art.
Acclaimed author and four others to receive honorary degrees at graduation on May 26.
First-year student Zitong Jia will be the featured soloist in a March 15 concert with the Middlebury College Orchestra.
NYC-based dance group will premiere new work inspired by the life and legend of Muhammed Ali.
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.
Leading expert on Middle East politics will give a talk, "Israel, the Peace Process, and the Implications of the Arab Awakening," on Tuesday, March 12, at 8 p.m. in Mead Chapel.
For their Middlebury debut, these rising stars in chamber music present a free concert, featuring Beethoven, Britten, and Mendelssohn.
Mountaineer & filmmaker David Breashears and Orville Schell of the Asia Society will give a talk in Dana Auditorium on Thursday, March 7.
Students in an art history course brought a Sol LeWitt wall drawing to life at the Middlebury College Museum of Art.
MacArthur Fellow and author Dinaw Mengestu will give the keynote at the 3-day symposium, "No Place Like Home? Imagining Race, Ethnicity, and Migration."
Maintaining Middlebury College's extensive composting operation is not for the faint of heart.
The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, based at Oxford's Keble College, offers fall and spring semester programs for undergraduates.
The biomass plant will help the College achieve carbon neutrality.
Middlebury College owns about 3,000 computers, and we wondered where they go when their days are done.
Bread Loaf alumna Martha Ackmann writes about baseball player Toni Stone, the first woman to play professionally in the Negro League.
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 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 and 32 other schools commit to investing a total of $1 billion in energy efficiency upgrades to their campuses.
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.
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.
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.
Sophie Clarke '11, now in medical school, captured the $1-million first prize in the CBS reality show, Survivor: South Pacific.
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.
We talk with two experts from Career Services, part of Middlebury's Center for Education in Action, about employment prospects for recent graduates.
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.
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.
In one winter term class students converted a farm tractor to run on hydrogen.
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.
Thursday night at 9 is trivia time in McCullough, featuring music, food, and competition, often fierce, among teams of students. We sent a former champ to capture the action.
What do you do when 10,000 pounds of avocados arrive at your door? Ask the chefs in Middlebury's Dining Services.
Missy Foote, who just completed her 31st season as head women's coach with a trip to the final four, has been named to the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame.
CEO, community leader, and visionary Bill Strickland tells graduates to think creatively about big challenges. See the story, photos, and videos, and read the speeches.
'Next Gen Nonproliferation,' a story in the Carnegie Foundation's flagship publication, portrays Monterey Institute students as future leaders in the global effort to stop the spread of weapons of mass destruction.
We asked members of the graduating class, what's the one piece of advice you'd give to the incoming first-years in the Class of 2016?
Sarah Groff '04 took fourth place in the women's triathlon at the Olympic Games in London, finishing just 12 seconds out of first.
Lea Davison '05 finished 11th in the women's mountain biking event at the London Olympics (listen to a VPR interview).
At Convocation on September 9, President Liebowitz advised first-year students to delve 'both deeply and broadly' into Middlebury's curriculum.
Middlebury's football team drafted a local boy from Team IMPACT, which connects children with special health needs with college sports teams.
Following his summer of traveling via railroad through small-town American, Ryan Kim '14 talked with the middmag.com team about what he learned.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Performing Arts Series brings Cyrus Chestnut and his trio back to Middlebury's Mahaney Center for the Arts on January 11.
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.
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.
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.