Connect with Midd Alums at the Film and Media Culture Field Guide Thursday, April 4

Middlebury alumni who majored in Film and Media Culture will be on campus discussing their career paths and how their major made an impact on their careers after Middlebury. They can help you answer the question, “What can I do with my liberal arts major or degree?” The Film and Media Culture Field Guide will feature an alumni panel, followed by an informal dinner. At these events, you will have the chance to connect with alumni, faculty, and other students.

Date: Thursday, April 4

Time: 5:00pm

Location: Atwater Dining Hall

Click here to RSVP!

Historic New England: The Planning for Resiliency – Paid Internships -Information Session Wednesday, March 20 at 7pm

The Planning for Resiliency Cohort will include a Design Intern, Ecology Intern, and GIS intern. All three interns will work with the leadership at Historic New England as a cohort to undertake the second phase of a project titled Planning for Resiliency. Cohort of three interns will complete an integrated project addressing climate-driven threats at four seventeenth-century museum properties in Newbury, Mass.

Emma McDonagh ’19, who worked on the Planning for Resiliency Project in summer 2018, will discuss her internship experience.

Date: Wednesday, March 20

Location: CCI- Adirondack House

Time: 7pm

Click here to RSVP!

Associate Researcher at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

This position brought to us by Natalie Burlant ’17 – thank you Natalie!!

Dr. Hala Harony-Nicolas lab is part of the Seaver Autism Center and Department of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. We’re looking to hire a full-time, paid Associate Researcher to start this spring or early summer. The Harony-Nicolas’s lab investigates neural and molecular mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), with a particular focus on (1) studying the effect of (ASD)-associated mutations on brain systems and neural circuits of social behavior, (2) assessing the effect of novel therapeutics, and (3) improving drug delivery to the brain.

Some responsibilities include rodent behavior experiments, rodent brain surgery, and standardized molecular experiments such as immunohistochemistry, protein assays, and western blots. S/he will also analyze experiment data and assist in interpreting moderately complex results. Previous experience in biology/neuroscience research is highly recommended, and familiarity with R or other statistical languages is a plus. The position is great for recently graduated Febs or seniors graduating in May who want to take a 2-year gap period before medical or graduate school.

Natalie writes, “I’ve genuinely enjoyed working in the Harony-Nicolas lab and highly recommend it to anyone interested in gaining more research experience! As a member of a small lab, I have been responsible for a significant portion of our work and have the ability to pilot and troubleshoot protocols. There is a lot of critical thinking and problem-solving as well as collaboration with the other members of the Seaver Center, both pre-clinical and clinical.”

Interested applicants can send a C.V. and brief statement of interest to Natalie Burlant and apply on Handshake directly. Applicants can feel free to email Natalie with more questions or information about the position. Deadline 4/26.

Want to Spend the Summer on Wilderness Tripping Adventures? Join a Networking Dinner on 3/19

Though winter has a hold on Vermont, there are only 118 days until the summer’s adventures on Damariscotta Lake, ME begin. Come join us as we share memories and make plans for an amazing summer. Kieve-Wavus veterans as well as newcomers interested in learning more about this remarkable opportunity are welcome to join. Past summer counselors will be on hand to help answer questions, along with Kirstie Truluck, Wavus Camp for Girls Director.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 19th 2019 from 5-7PM

WHERE: Rm. 303 – McCardell Bicentennial Hall

RSVP on Handshake for the event HERE.

Contact Kirstie Truluck, Wavus Camp for Girls Director if you are interested but cannot make the event: kirstiet@kievewavus.org

Weekly Web Updates – March 18, 2019

Updates

  • Drupal 8.6.11
  • Drupal views module 7.x-3.21
  • WordPress 5.1.1
  • WordPress osm plugin 5.1.1
  • WordPress seriously-simple-podcasting plugin 1.19.17
  • WordPress velvet-blues-update-urls plugin 3.2.9
  • WordPress daydream theme 1.1.0

Fixes and Tweaks

Ongoing Work

  • Creating a new “Offices” site for institution-wide anchor functions.
  • Creating new Drupal 8 sites for our schools and programs.
  • Upgrading the Course Hub to Drupal 8.
  • Improvements to the Service Catalog.