A Snapshot of Student Life

Middlebury students come from around the world and the U.S., bringing with them a vast range of experiences and worldviews. Our community is blessed with many perspectives, many conversations, many speakers. It is a true, multifaceted learning community that makes life on campus rich and engaging.

A few stories that show the wide array of student activities and involvement.


Finding Community

Barbara Ofosu-Somuah ’13 talks about student life at Middlebury as a Posse Scholar.


Tell Us One Thing: Advice from the Class of ’12

Before leaving town for their next big adventure, a handful of relaxed and reflective graduating seniors took a moment to tell Middmag just what they thought all first years should know.

A Common Experience

“I wrote this book from the memory of being a reader. This Common reading? It’s how books should be read. We are all present in one space, together, at the same time. In this world, we have to fight hard to find that. And this is the muscle that we will survive on.” --Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize author on the Common Reading 2011


Vignette: Inside the Halls of Science


'Summer Games' at Language Schools

Sports and activities have always been a big part of life at the Language Schools, providing a language-specific cultural experience to augment the intensive immersive approach to mastering a language.


A Dream Yet To Be Realized

Dr. Maisha T. Winn from Emory University gave the keynote address during Middlebury’s Martin Luther King celebration for 2012.


A Beautiful Mind

Read about Emma Kitchen '14, and her journey from a devastating injury to a successful pitch for a website that will help those in 'the concussion community.'