| by Eva Gudbergsdottir

News Stories

Sunset by Point Lobos
Sun setting by Point Lobos on the Monterey Peninsula.

Here are several highlights of 2020 at the Middlebury Institute in five stories.  

Middlebury Institute Responds to Covid-19

On March 10, Middlebury President Laurie L. Patton announced a series of proactive measures designed to help mitigate the spread of the Covid-19 virus, including moving all courses to remote instruction. The Institute is planning for a return to in-person classes in the fall of 2021. 

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Learning in Crisis: Thriving in a Remote World

Middlebury Institute faculty adapted and found creative ways to maintain high quality and engaging instruction, and students made the most of this remote environment, completing internships, winning competions, and getting published. 

Learning in Crisis Series

Finding True Meaning in Virtual Celebrations

Our community found meaningful ways to celebrate the very real accomplishments of graduates through a series of virtual events, even starting new traditions. 

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Construction Underway to Convert Office Building to Student Housing

Construction has begun to convert a commercial office building in downtown Monterey to a residence hall for students, with an expected opening in fall 2021.  

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Celebrating Outstanding Citizenship

Paulette Lynch, Temie Giwa-Tubosun, and Lefteris Kafatos are the 2020 recipients of the Alumni Achievement Awards. 

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