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25 Years @ Midd with Erin Quinn

In this post we recognize Erin Quinn, Director of Athletics, for his 25 years of service to Middlebury. Erin shares with us the variety of roles that he has held over the years, his fondest Middlebury memories, and some advice … Continue reading

The Week’s Headlines

Here are the week’s headlines from the News Room: Israeli Culture and the Teaching of Hebrew Language Brazile Tells Students: “We Need You in Public Service” Gensler Symposium Looks at Punishment, Incarceration, and Restorative Justice How Israel Hid Its Secret … Continue reading

Open House Nights at the College Observatory – Spring 2015

The Physics Department at Middlebury College will again host Open House nights at the College Observatory this spring. The observatory, located atop McCardell Bicentennial Hall, will be open to the public for viewing the heavens on Friday evenings, May 1 … Continue reading

Get Organized, Get Along, And Get Results!

A Workshop delivered by: Porter Knight Wednesday, April 29th from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: Crest Room Light refreshments provided click here to register The hours in a day are finite yet the demands on your time seem limitless. … Continue reading

Febe Armanios awarded National Endowment for the Humanities grant

Febe Armanios (History) has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipend program in support of her book project, Satellite Ministries: The Rise of Christian Television in the Middle East. The grant provides support for … Continue reading

Sugarin’ Off in the 1940s

It’s early April and the maple sap is starting to flow, which means it’s time for one of Vermont’s most beloved traditions: The Sugaring-Off Party. This recently rediscovered clip from a 16mm film reel in the Middlebury College Archives records one such party held by students in the early 1940s. Sponsored by the Mountain Club, […] Continue reading

The Week’s Headlines

Here are the week’s headlines from the News Room: Artist Mark Podwal to Speak at Middlebury Middlebury Voices in the News: Guggenheim Fellowship, Election Fundamentals, TV Storytelling Classics Department Celebrates Endowment, Naming College Mourns Loss of Staff Member New Summer … Continue reading

The Middlebury College Museum of Art Closed While We Acquire a New Sculpture

The Middlebury College Museum of Art Acquires a New Sculpture On Friday, May 1, 2015 the Middlebury College Museum of Art will be closed to allow for the installation of an important new sculpture in the Boesky Family Entrance Court … Continue reading

The Week’s Headlines

Here are the week’s headlines from the News Room: Middlebury Sets Tuition and Fees for 2015-16 Academic Year Veteran Political Strategist Donna Brazile to Speak at Mead Chapel Classics Dept. Named in Honor of Eve Adler; Harvey Mansfield To Deliver … Continue reading

Clothing Guide 1944-45, from the Archives

For the 1944-45 school year, the Student Union published these handy HELPS AND HINTS as part of a clothing guide (for women). For example, “No Rubber Boots are to be worn to the dining-rooms, or to lectures and concerts unless the weather is very severe and there is no opportunity to change.” And don’t get us started on shorts. […] Continue reading