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The Week’s Headlines

Here are the week’s headlines from the News Room: Quoted this Week: Alumna Training Afghan Girls to Become Leaders Middlebury Signs on to ‘Real Food’ Challenge Middlebury to Inaugurate New Athletics Hall of Fame Colophon: Where Do Fanatics Come From? … Continue reading

Middlebury women take a snowy ride up to Ripton, ca. 1940s

In this clip, members of the Women’s Forum of Middlebury College load up holiday gifts into a truck parked behind Forrest Hall, en route to the Meeting House in Ripton, VT. Upon their arrival in Ripton, local children run (and slide, trudge, and sled) to meet them. The Middlebury women, joined by a costumed Santa, […] Continue reading

The Week’s Headlines

Here are the week’s headlines from the News Room: Middlebury Appoints Interim Leader for Monterey Institute New England Review Receives Art Works Grant from National Endowment for the Arts Linebacker Dan Pierce ’16 Named Academic All-American Michael Geisler Wins Teachers … Continue reading

Gail Smith is Retiring After 39 Years!!

Gail Smith is retiring from the College on January 2, 2015 after 39 years of service!  Join us for some cake and refreshment at The Grille from 3:00-5:00 on Tuesday, December 16th, for a celebration in Gail’s honor.  Stop by, … Continue reading

Frank Winkler awarded NASA funding

Frank Winkler (Emeritus Professor, Physics) has been awarded funding from the NASA-funded Space Telescope Science Institute for his role in a collaborative research project involving researchers at STScI and University of Toronto. This project entails  observations from the Hubble Space Telescope … Continue reading

The Week’s Headlines

Here are the week’s headlines from the News Room: President of Monterey Institute to Step Down in February Lessons Learned from the Tower of Babel Campus Community Meets President-Elect Laurie Patton Laurie L. Patton to Become Middlebury’s 17th President View … Continue reading

Open House – 700 Exchange Street

Please join colleagues from the Offices of Advancement and Information Technology Services  for an Open House at our New Home Monday, November 24, 2014 4:00 p.m. 700 Exchange Street Middlebury, Vermont Visit our staff, tour the renovated building, and enjoy … Continue reading

A phonograph record on a post card? A professor throws a curveball at Special Collections.

Recently Paul Sommers, Paige-Wright Professor of Economics, stopped by the archives with an unusual item: he had purchased a “melody card” online, a paper phonograph record first manufactured in the 1930s, most notably on cereal boxes or as inserts in magazines. His postcard reads: Play this record on the PHONOGRAPH, 78rpm speed manual. Prof. Sommers doesn’t have a record player that […] Continue reading

Human Resources and Student Employment Moving December 1st

The staff of Human Resources and Student Employment will return from the Thanksgiving holiday to new office spaces. Effective December 1st, Student Employment will be located at 161 Adirondack View, also known as Bowker Barn, the former home of Business Services. … Continue reading

The Week’s Headlines

Here are the week’s headlines from the News Room: Bill McKibben Will Speak on The Tower of Babel and The Ivory Tower on Nov. 17 Quoted this Week: Julia Alvarez ’71 on Migrant Justice Community Chorus Presents Thanksgiving Concert Nov. … Continue reading