Hosted Science and Mathematics Conferences

Discrete Mathematics Day
(September 19-21, 2014)

Vermont Geologic Survey and Lake Champlain Research Consortium, Joint Meeting
(April 26, 2014)

Northeast Consortium on Medical Education, Annual Conference
(September 20, 2013)

Middlebury Fellowships in Environmental Journalism
(September 1-5, 2013)

Vermont Genetics Network, Workshop
(April 27, 2013)

GlobeMed Hilltop Global Health Conference
(October 26-27, 2012)

Keck Northeast Astronomy Consortium, Fall Student Research Symposium

2014 Publications by Science & Mathematics Faculty

Who am I? How should we live?
What can we know? What can I hope for?

Raphael, "School of Athens," 1509-10, Vatican, Rome

Raphael, "School of Athens," 1509-10, Vatican, Rome


Sciences Technical Support Services (STSS)

Behind nearly every facet of the sciences at Middlebury, the imprint of the STSS department can be found...

Lessons from an octopus: student studies invertebrate learning [video]

As senior Alexa Warburton opens the door to the cephalopod lab, a pungent smell escapes into the third-floor hallway of Middlebury College’s McCardell Bicentennial Hall. “It smells like the ocean,” she comments. And it should. Warburton, a senior biology major from Hopkinton, N.H., is spending her summer studying a member of the cephalopod family, Octopus bimaculoides . Her goal is to study the way these saltwater creatures learn, thereby furthering the already-extensive body of research on invertebrate intelligence.

College professor named recipient of Perkins Award

Middlebury College has named Associate Professor of Geology David P. West as the recipient of the 2009 Perkins Award for Excellence in Teaching.

West, a field geologist whose students have commended him for being “a master at explaining concepts” and “incredibly organized and effective,” will be honored at a reception open to the college community on Tuesday, March 17, at 4:30 p.m. in Room 104 of McCardell Bicentennial Hall.