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Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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    MiddLab Data Workshops: Creating High Quality Graphics in R with ggplot2

    ggplot2 is a plotting package for R that makes it simple to create complex plots from data stored in a data frame. It provides a programmatic interface for specifying what variables to plot, how they are displayed, and general visual properties. Therefore, researchers only need minimal changes if the underlying data change or if they decide to change from a bar plot to a scatterplot. This helps in creating publication quality plots with minimal amounts of adjustments and tweaking.

    In this lesson, participants will learn:

    Virtual Middlebury

    Closed to the Public

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

  • CPR/AED Class

    This is a recurring series of American Hearth Association credentialed CPR/AED classes. These classes are open to all current Middlebury College faculty and staff. Attendees will earn AHA CPR/AED certification. Please bring snacks, class will continue through 12:00 PM and eating is permitted during class. There will be short breaks during the class.

    The course is taught by Sean Grzyb, Ski Patrol Director. This is a convenient way to get your CPR certification renewed, especially if it’s required for your job. 

    Axinn Center 229

    Closed to the Public
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    MiddLab Data Workshops: Python, Pt. 2

    This pair of workshops is an introduction to programming and plotting in Python for people with little or no previous programming experience. It will cover use of interpreters (Python 3), visualization (matplotlib), data wrangling (pandas), notebooks (JupyterLab), and data platforms (Anaconda).

    The companion session is scheduled for June 22, 2022.

    Please click here to learn more and to register for this workshop.

    Virtual Middlebury

    Closed to the Public
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    Stargazing at Mittelman Observatory

    Mittelman Observatory will again host stargazing open house nights this summer. These Observatory events are scheduled for Wednesday evenings, June 29, July 20, July 27, and August 3, from 9:30 PM until 11:00 PM, weather permitting.

    Mittelman Observatory (McCardell Bicentennial Hall)

    Open to the Public

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Friday, July 1, 2022

  • George Matthew Jr. smiling while playing the carillon

    Middlebury College Carillon Series: George Matthew Jr.

    Middlebury Chapel and surrounding lawns

    George Matthew Jr., Carillonneur of Middlebury College and Norwich University, kicks off the 37th Annual Summer Carillon Series. Each year, musicians from around the world come to Middlebury to perform in the Middlebury Chapel’s bell tower, soaring high above the College campus. The melodic sounds of the carillon bells are a staple of summer life on the Middlebury College campus. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket! Free

    Learn more at go.middlebury.edu/carillon

    Middlebury Chapel

    Open to the Public
  • Shabbat Celebration

    Come together to welcome Shabbat, the Jewish day of rest, with a service at the Jewish Center on campus. Language School students or students who are working on campus, as well as staff, and faculty are all welcome, regardless of background.

    Jewish Center at the Freeman International Center

    Closed to the Public

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

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    MiddLab Data Workshops: Resource and Citation Management with Zotero

    Zotero is an open-source citation management tool (like RefWorks or EndNote) which is free to use anywhere in the world. It is especially useful for anyone managing many sources, of various types, for multiple research projects. In this session, participants will learn how to:

    * populate their Zotero library by importing or creating metadata from sources like books, articles, websites, etc.

    * organize these citations and accompanying research materials such as notes

    Davis Family Library Wilson Media Development Lab

    Closed to the Public

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

  • Introduction to Blueprint’s Localization Team

    As business becomes more globalized, customers expect products and content that speak to their language and culture. Blueprint’s Localization function pulls from a large in-house team of highly skilled Localization and Translation professionals providing clients the highest-quality human translation and localization in over 30 languages, with more being added constantly.

    Virtual Middlebury

    Closed to the Public

Thursday, July 7, 2022

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    MiddLab Data Workshops: Introduction to Text Mining in R

    Text mining is the process of transforming unstructured texts of all kinds (literary, scholarly, journalistic, scientific, etc.) into a form where the language of the documents can be analyzed. Using tidy data principles can help make these tasks easier, more efficient, and more interoperable with other tools. Luckily, R has packages that make this process work very well inside the R environment.

    In this lesson, participants will learn:

    * Some basic text mining/analysis concepts

    Virtual Middlebury

    Closed to the Public
  • How Language Can Launch Your Career with the Middlebury Institute

    The Middlebury Institute of International Studies offers several degree programs (online, onsite and hybrid) that leverage a student’s language ability for international careers in diplomacy, development, security, translation, interpretation, environmental policy, and education. Come learn how the Institute programs work, and about scholarships available for Middlebury Language Schools alumni. 

    For more information, please click here

    Virtual Middlebury

    Closed to the Public

Friday, July 8, 2022

  • Sergei Gratchev leaning on his elbow against the carillon, smiling at the camera.

    Middlebury College Carillon Series: Sergei Gratchev, Instructor, Kathryn Wasserman Davis School of Russian

    Middlebury Chapel and surrounding lawns

    Each year, musicians from around the world come to Middlebury to perform in the Middlebury Chapel’s bell tower, soaring high above the College campus. The melodic sounds of the carillon bells are a staple of summer life on the Middlebury College campus. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket! Free

    Learn more at go.middlebury.edu/carillon

    Middlebury Chapel

    Open to the Public
  • Shabbat Celebration

    Come together to welcome Shabbat, the Jewish day of rest, with a service at the Jewish Center on campus. Language School students or students who are working on campus, as well as staff, and faculty are all welcome, regardless of background.

    Jewish Center at the Freeman International Center

    Closed to the Public

Monday, July 11, 2022

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

  • Potential Jobs and Careers in the Intelligence Community using Foreign Language Skills

    The Intelligence Community’s Senior Language Authority (M.A. from the Middlebury College Spanish School), will provide an overview of the Community and the important role foreign language skills play in their missions. He will also discuss the variety of positions in the IC that require foreign language skills as well as the expertise needed to effectively work in these positions.

    For more information, please click here.

    Davis Family Library 105A

    Closed to the Public
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    MiddLab Data Workshops: Resource and Citation Management with Zotero

    Zotero is an open-source citation management tool (like RefWorks or EndNote) which is free to use anywhere in the world. It is especially useful for anyone managing many sources, of various types, for multiple research projects. In this session, participants will learn how to:

    * populate their Zotero library by importing or creating metadata from sources like books, articles, websites, etc.

    * organize these citations and accompanying research materials such as notes

    Davis Family Library Wilson Media Development Lab

    Closed to the Public

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

  • Cultural Vistas: Careers and Professional Programs International Education

    Join Middlebury Institute alumni in discussing career openings in international education, experiential learning programs, and professional fellowship opportunities at Cultural Vistas, a nonprofit exchange organization that aims to promote global understanding and collaboration among individuals and institutions.

    For more information, please click right here.

    Virtual Middlebury

    Closed to the Public

Thursday, July 14, 2022

  • Updating Your Resume: Highlighting Your Research and Other Transferrable Skills (Non-STEM)

    Updating Your Resume: Highlighting Your Research and Other Transferrable Skills (Non-STEM)
    Make the most of your summer research experience by learning to leverage your new skills and update your resume with Tim Mosehauer from the Center for Careers and Internships. This session will be held twice: once at noon (non-STEM) and again at 7 pm (STEM). All SRAs are welcome at either session as there will be overlap. Registration is appreciated for the lunch count.

    Franklin Environmental Center, The Orchard-Hillcrest 103

    Closed to the Public