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Stonyfield Farms CEO Speaks March 15

Gary Hirshberg, who received an honorary degree from Middlebury, talks about organic vs. genetically modified food at Bicentennial Hall 216 at 12:30 p.m.

Abbey Theatre Performs March 12

Ireland's national theatre presents 'Terminus,' written and directed by Michael O'Rowe, at Wright Memorial Theatre.

Cellist Sophie Shao Returns on March 4

Acclaimed young cellist Sophie Shao returns to the CFA Concert Hall on March 4 to perform a piano trio program featuring works by Schubert, Ravel, and Brahms.

Middlebury-Monterey Lecture Series on March 3
Communities & Justice: A Symposium

A student-run symposium, beginning February 27, examines inequality and innovation in the American justice system.

Concert on 2/27 Marks a Milestone

Performance by rising star Nathan Laube celebrates the 40th anniversary of the installation of the Gress-Miles organ in Middlebury's Mead Chapel.

It's Winter Carnival Weekend!

The 88th annual Middlebury Winter Carnival, February 17-20, features ski races, an ice show (with amateur and professional skaters), fireworks, music, dancing, and more.

Security Blanket

Professor Kateri Carmola's new book delves into the murky world of private security contractors in war zones.

At the Movies

Screenwriter Antonio Macia '00 talks about his latest film, Holy Rollers, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year.

Fighting hunger

Corinne Almquist promotes 'gleaning' to fight hunger in Vermont.

Lessons from an octopus

Alexa Warburton studied the ways an octopus learns.

Picture of Efficiency

Dashboard tracks resource use at Franklin Environmental Center. Read about it or take it for a spin.

The Davis Family Library

Middlebury names its main library for longtime supporter Jim Davis '66 and his family.

Sights & Sounds of Commencement

Click the photo above to see an audio slideshow from Commencement 2010; or, read more about the event, and see the commencement address.

Men's Tennis Captures NCAA Title

Game, set, match: The Panthers defeated Amherst in the national finals to win their second NCAA championship.

This Old House

Once the first women's dorm and home to presidents, a Middlebury classic is now undergoing a thorough restoration.

Class Notes (Of Your Mind)

One alumnus offers his take on a Middlebury Magazine staple: Class Notes.

58 Earn Bread Loaf Degrees

Fifty-eight students earned master's degrees at the Bread Loaf School of English commencement on August 7 in Ripton.

Language Schools Hold 96th Commencement

Vivian Schiller, president of NPR and a Language Schools graduate, gave the commencement address on August 13.

Sights and Sounds of the Pre-season

Here's a look at some of the work, much of it in oppressive heat, that Middlebury teams put in as they prepared for the fall athletic season.

Bill McKibben on Letterman

Bill McKibben, scholar in residence at Middlebury, talked climate change with David Letterman on the August 31 edition of The Late Show.

Voices of the Class
Mural Will Brighten Up Wright Theater

Images by artist Sabra Field '57 will be used to create a mural on the previously blank east wall of Middlebury's Wright Theater.

Game Day at Alumni Stadium

There's nothing quite like game day at Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. Hear the sounds and meet the people that make this a special venue.

Snapshots of the World

Check out the work of Middlebury student photographers from the 14th annual Study Abroad Photo Contest.

Update on Middlebury's School in Alexandria

Update, 2/1: All of the students at the School in the Middle East in Alexandria, Egypt, have arrived in Prague, and will leave for the U.S. on Tuesday or Wednesday.

Dancers Explore Issues of Wealth and Culture
Concert Opens Performing Arts Series for 2011

Award-winning Armenian pianist Nareh Arghamanyan plays Rameau, Brahms, Rachmaninoff, and Liszt in the CFA Concert Hall on Friday, January 21, at 8 p.m.

Lego robots on parade

Students unleash their creativity at the annual Lego Robot Talent Show!

Deconstructing Angels & Demons

Separating fact from fiction in Dan Brown page-turners.

Held, in Place

Middlebury Magazine: A writer and retired educator is drawn back, once again, to Vermont.

Hollowed Ground

Middlebury Magazine: A student moves to West Virginia, where mountains and politics turn inside out.

An Update on Finances and a Look Ahead

In an address to the college community, President Liebowitz provided a mostly upbeat assessment of the college's finances, and discussed this year's agenda.

How We Started: From Idea to Impact

A TEDx event at Middlebury on October 2 brought together 16 speakers to share "ideas worth spreading" on creativity and innovation. Watch the videos here.

Donor Issues Monterey Challenge

An anonymous donor pledges $2.5 million over five years to the Monterey Institute, if MIIS can bring in $1 million in new gifts each year.

Dry-land Training

Middlebury's Nordic Ski Team trains for the season even when there's no snow on the ground. Let's see how they do it.

Scene on Campus: Day Five

Every day this week, we'll record the goings-on as students arrive at Middlebury for a new academic year. Today, 9/3: A tour of Mead Memorial Chapel.

Scene on Campus: Day Four

Every day this week, we'll record the goings-on as students arrive at Middlebury for a new academic year. Today, 9/2: On becoming the Class of 2014.

Scene on Campus: Day Three

Every day this week, we'll record the goings-on as students arrive at Middlebury for a new academic year. Today, 9/1: Hot times on the playing fields.

Scene on Campus: Day One

Every day this week, we'll record the goings-on as students arrive at Middlebury for a new academic year. Today, 8/30: The calm before the storm.

Scene on Campus: Day Two

Every day this week, we'll record the goings-on as students arrive at Middlebury for a new academic year. Today, 8/31: Overheard during move-in.

Eat, Drink & Be Merry

One evening each fall, the residents of Middlebury's Weybridge House throw open their doors and welcome the College community to a locavore feast.

Women's Cross Country Grabs Sixth NCAA Title

The Middlebury women's cross country team won its sixth NCAA title, in the final meet for retiring head coach Terry Aldrich. The men's team finished in 21st.

2010-11 Arts Season Under Way

The magic number is 40 this year at the Mahaney Center for the Arts, where Middlebury celebrates a series of arts-related anniversaries.

Israel's Bargain with the Bomb

Book by Avner Cohen, senior fellow at Monterey's Center for Nonproliferation Studies, is reviewed in the New York Times.

ISO Cultural Show on November 19

This annual event produced by Middlebury's International Students Organization takes you for a tour of the world's cultures in skits, music, and dance.

NESCAC Champs!

The men's soccer and women's volleyball teams captured NESCAC titles on Sunday, joining men's golf and the men's and women's cross-country teams as 2010 champs.

Fanning Celebrates 40 Years

Pianist Diana Fanning, with help from cellist Dieuwke Davydov and other friends, will celebrate two milestones in a Mead Chapel concert November 12 at 8 p.m.

50 Years of Friendship

On October 23 at 11:30 a.m. at Bicentennial Hall, Middlebury celebrates a half-century of the Community Friends program.

The Faces of Climate Change

Filmmaker Michael Nash will present his award-winning film, 'Climate Refugees,' on October 20 at 4:30 in the McCullough Social Space.

Reimagining Environmentalism
Eat. Drink. Dance. Vote.

The Friends of the Arts Museum celebrate 40 years on October 16. Enjoy a jazz band, browse the buffet, and vote for the next addition to the Museum's collection.

Middlebury-Monterey Lecture Series

Professor Pushpa Iyer will give the opening lecture in this year's edition of the Middlebury-Monterey Lecture Series on October 14 at 4:30, at the Robert A. Jones '59 House.

John Irving Reads October 13

Acclaimed author John Irving will read from a novel-in-progress, "In One Person," in Middlebury's Mead Chapel at 7 p.m.

Green Peace?

Alon Tal, from Israel's Ben Gurion University, asks 'Will the Environment Survive Peace in the Middle East?' in a lecture at 4:30 p.m. on October 6 at the Robert A Jones '59 House.

Listening to island voices

Aylie Baker, a Watson Fellow, is collecting the stories of islanders around the world.

Mission to Mars

Cameron Mercer talks about his internship at NASA.

Beyond coal

Sierra Crane-Murdoch '10, winner of the Brower Youth Award, talks about Power Past Coal.

Projects for Peace Redux

Wyatt Orme '12 and Olivia Grugan '12 are among those whose summer work will be funded by Kathryn Wasserman Davis.

Grooms Men

Racing nature to get the ball fields ready for spring: Tim O'Toole tells us how it's done.

Davis UWC Scholars Program Turns 10

Phil Geier, left, and Shelby Davis helped celebrate the birthday of the scholarship program they co-founded.

The Secret Ingredient

Who knew that the secret ingredient when launching a business was a dose of MSG?

Fifth Graders Invade BiHall

NSF-funded program at Middlebury reaches out to local elementary schools in effort to transform science education.

Scenes from Hell

Midd Magazine: A recent graduate, now a pre-med student, describes life on the ground in an apocalyptic Haiti.

Stick With It!

Middlebury College lacrosse players help local kids discover fun and fitness on the field.

Brother and Sister Act

Matt Lowes '10 follows in the footsteps of his sister Sara '07, doing research in Africa and writing a prize-winning thesis.

Summer Jobs

Special funds help make unpaid summer internships affordable for Middlebury students.

Science Spoken Here

Follow Mark Spritzer and Tyler Prince's research in the Neuroendocrinology Laboratory this summer.

Creative Community Gathers at Bread Loaf

Middlebury's Bread Loaf Writers' Conference gets under way August 11 at the mountain campus in Ripton.

Acclaimed Novelist Reads on September 7

Ian McEwan, author of Solar, Atonement and Amsterdam, among other best-selling novels, will read from his work in Middlebury's Mead Chapel at 7:30 p.m.

Brain vs. Nature
Lighting it up in Nepal

Dristy Shrestha, Class of 2011, brings electricity to remote villages in her native country through micro-hydro projects.

All Are Welcome

In 225 years, the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut had never elected a bishop from outside the diocese. Until they met Ian Douglas '80.

Green Gold for Brighter Planet

Brighter Planet, which grew out of a course at Middlebury, has been named the country's best small green business by Treehugger.

Spy Parents

Peggy Nelson, professor of sociology, talks about her new book, Parents Out of Control, which looks at technology and other emerging issues in parenting.

Two Faculty Members Promoted

Jeremy Ward (Biology) and Elizabeth Morrison (Religion) have been promoted to the rank of associate professor.

Faculty Spotlight
Pledge Week

Some of the sights and sounds from the check-in desk as the summer Language Schools get under way.

Back to School

Middlebury's 35th Alumni College, open to alumni, parents and friends, takes place from August 26-29 at Bread Loaf.

Lawn Service

Ross Dining, al fresco.

Wall Flowers

Spring tulips peek over a stone wall in front of the Old Stone Mill.

Serenity Now

Spring vista behind the Mahaney Center for the Arts.

School Building

Midd Magazine: Tal Birdsey '87 and the making of the North Branch School in Ripton, Vermont.

Echoes of the Cold War

Monterey Institute's Anna Vassilieva talks on PBS Newshour about the effect of spy charges on U.S.-Russia relationship.

Kudos for A Cappella Group

A song by the student vocal group Stuck in the Middle is featured in a compilation of the best in college a cappella performances.

Shadow Government

In an era of rampant federal contracting, where does the state end and the private sector begin? Political scientist Allison Stanger raises a red flag.

Happy Birthday, Mary Annette Anderson!

Born July 27, 1874, Anderson became, in 1899, the first woman of color to graduate from Middlebury. She was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the valedictorian.

Middlebury Needs Your Help

Invest in Middlebury students: Make a gift by June 30!

The Financial Aid Challenge

These Middlebury people know what it means to count on the Middlebury people who came before them.

Financial Aid: Everyone Has Something to Offer

Shanta Lindo '10: "Everyone has something unique to bring to this environment. One person really does matter."

Financial Aid: Everyone Deserves an Opportunity

Catarina Campbell '11: "What I believe in most is that you can't inherently write people off."

Financial Aid: The Ripple Effect

Geena Constantin '11: "Financial aid goes to people from every walk of life."

Financial Aid: Pass It On

Muchadei Zvoma '07: "The benefit for you is knowing you helped someone get the great education you got."

Financial Aid: Family Matters

Shane Scranton '12.5: "Receiving financial aid from an alum is like having another kind of family--the Middlebury family."

Financial Aid: Pay It Forward

Mike Schoenfeld '73: "Giving so people can come to a place you love--how do you beat that?"

Financial Aid: Contributing to Community

Andrew Powers '11: "When I think of my friends on financial aid--I don't know what this community would look like without them."

Financial Aid: Help in Hard Times

Karl Lindholm '67: "Now it's even more important for Middlebury to step up and retain this commitment to financial aid."

Financial Aid: Speaking from Experience

Coach Bob Ritter '82: "The longer I've been here, the more I appreciate our need-blind policy."

Financial Aid: Learning Unleashed

Dallas Moody '10: "I've been able to see Vermont, New York, Boston; to study for a year in Italy--places I'd heard about but never been."