Frances Farnsworth

Posts by Frances Farnsworth

Monday Lunchtime Bridge Group

Would you like to exercise your brain at lunch time on Mondays?  A group of us play every week in the Davis Family Library staff room from 12-1. We’re looking for more regular players or substitutes. We’re very informal - we don’t … Continue reading

Peter Nelson – grant for international research project

Peter Nelson (Geography) and a colleague at Point Park University have received a three year grant from the National Science Foundation for a project titled International Rural Gentrification; research teams from the United Kingdom and France are also funded via … Continue reading

Susan Burch and Tara Affolter – AALAC workshop funding

Susan Burch (American Studies) and Tara Affolter (Education Studies), with colleagues from Barnard, Haverford, Macalester, Oberlin, Vassar, and Scripps, have been awarded funding from the AALAC consortium (Alliance for the Advancement of Liberal Arts Colleges), the successor to the  Mellon … Continue reading

Febe Armanios – Fellowship for Middle East research

Febe Armanios (History) has been awarded a Fellowship from the Gerda Henkel Foundation (Germany) in support of her research this summer in Turkey, Cyprus and Lebanon. The research relates to her 2014-15 leave and to her new book project, titled … Continue reading

Will Amidon – Whiting Foundation fellowship

Will Amidon (Geology)  has been awarded a fellowship from the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation for a project titled Rediscovering Geochronology. The grant will enable Will to spend four months during his 2014-15 leave in Lorraine, France at the Centre de … Continue reading

Elizabeth Morrison – Whiting Foundation fellowship

Elizabeth Morrison (Religion)  has been awarded a fellowship from the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation for a project titled In the Company of Pilgrims:   The “Four Great Places” of the Life of the Buddha. The grant will enable Elizabeth to travel … Continue reading

NEH Enduring Questions grant for course development

Middlebury College was recently awarded a grant from the Enduring Questions program of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), which will enable development and implementation of a sophomore-level course focused on the enduring question “What is the good life … Continue reading

Susan Watson receives NSF grant

Susan Watson(Physics) and collaborators at Harvard University have been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Physics at the Information Frontier (PIF) program to conduct research in the field of quantum information processing, in which the unusual features of … Continue reading

Major Equipment Grant for Lake Research

The National Science Foundation has awarded a Major Research Instrumentation grant to Middlebury College for acquisition of an integrated system of instrumentation to be used in lake-studies research conducted by faculty and students. Under the direction of geology professors Patricia … Continue reading