Middlebury

 

Spring 2012

Freshta Basij-Raskih (2014) will design and produce clothing using traditional ideas and materials from different provinces and ethnic groups in Afghanistan

 

Matthew Hedgpeth (2012), Sam Wyer (2012), and Daniel Vikum (2012) will write music and rehearse with bands The Trusion Project and Goat Pack, with hope to record an EP for the latter group

 

Matthew Whitley (2013) will create origami jewelry and host workshops for this craft

 

Alex Knight (2013) will study mixed-media paintings using graphite, charcoal, ink, watercolor, oil paint, oil pastels, charcoal pastels on paper, canvas, fabric, and cardboard

 

Emma Hodge (2012), Astrid Schanz-Garbassi (2012), and Nina Wright (2012) will experiment with healthy, local ingredients, create a cookbook of successful recipes, and document the process with photography

 

Chelsea Edgar (2013) will create a blog of interviews with artists, writers, and creative people in Vermont and New England

 

Michael K. Graham (2014) will develop Safinia, Inc.'s MedicalMentor, program that uses proprietary algorithms to guide physicians and patients in making medical care decisions

 

Fabiana Benedini Galli Zambardino (2015) will create mosaics out of recyclable materials

 

Elisabeth Seite (2013) will start a Happiness circle, where participants talk about happiness on philosophical, psychological, and poetical levels to understand Happiness today

 

William Brooke (2014) will use the Old Stone Mill as a social place for Middlebury students to create art in a group setting

 

Michi Arai (2014) will design and sew clothing with an interest in creating up-cycled work

 

Hannah Christie Meier (2012) will experiment with baking and crafts using Martha Stewart as a role model

 

Adina Marx-Arpadi (2013) will use the Old Stone Mill to create collage and found-object assemblage projects

 

Chapin Boyer (2014) will design and build a video game about a man trapped with a robot in a sentient forest

 

Sarah Briggs (2014) will use the Old Stone Mill as a space to paint

 

Linnea Meyer (2014) will start a shop on Etsy.com to sell unique, handmade jewelry

 

Josh Swartz (2014), Jeannie Bartlett (2015), Hannah Bristol (2014), and Annie Hopper (2014) will build a wooden sled—flexible flyer style—with guidance from a local dogsledder

 

Vivian Cowan (2014) will build Crater, a website like Amazon that sells environmentally green products

 

Sarah Bates (2014) will continue a fabric reconstruction project that began at the Old Stone Mill last spring, creating innovative up-cycled garments, with the hopes of beginning a profitable business

 

Ethan Litman (2013) will construct and operate a food and beverage cart at Middlebury College

 

Anthony Stepney (2014) will carry out photography projects, paintings, drawings, and music projects and create an interview series

 

Pierce Brown (2015) will work on various creative projects, including poetry, fiction, and drama for submission to literary publications

 

Patrick Li (2014), Zach Perzan (2014), and David Paolella (2014) will open an entrepreneurial sushi business on campus to provide sushi delivery services for students throughout the week

 

Tshering Yudon (2013) and Edward Pendgergast (2013) will bake and decorate a variety of different cupcakes to share with friends

 

Alexandra Weinstein (2013.5) will experiment with baking techniques to make the ultimate molten chocolate cake

 

Vincent Jones (2012) will organize and produce an exhibition of his photography

 

Anna Ready-Campbell (2013.5) will continue to explore linoleum printmaking

 

Bianca Giaever (2012.5) will continue the popular Dinner with Strangers, which invites strangers from the community to come together and enjoy a meal

 

Alex Bea (2012), will develop Bumu, a company that harvests the nutritional value of insects to feed developing populations