After transitioning to working from home, Middlebury Institute staff member Naomi Braswell started making masks in her spare time. She has now made over 300 masks, shipping them across the country and even overseas.
In just over one week, the Middlebury Institute community joined together to raise over $27,000 for the creation of a special Student Emergency Fund to help meet unexpected financial needs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Middlebury Institute Professor Rana Issa recently hosted an improvised cooking lesson in Arabic, celebrating Lebanese culture and cuisine with students and their families, utilizing WhatsApp, colored pens, and pantry staples.
Dr. Richard Pilch, director of the CNS Biological and Chemical Weapons Nonproliferation Program hosted a live webinar reviewing the status and response of the COVID-19 outbreak and the U.S. response to it.
Honoring the decades long relationship with the Peace Corps, the Middlebury Institute is guaranteeing a $10,000 scholarship for all Returned Volunteers, including those whose service was interrupted by COVID 19.