Frank Winkler awarded NASA funding

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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 and is titled To be or not to be the Progenitor: The Question about Tycho-B. The goal of the observations is a better understanding of the star that exploded as a supernova in 1572, commonly known as Tycho’s Supernova, after the 16th-century Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe who made careful records of it at the time.

HOLIDAY GOLF SALE

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Where:  The Ralph Myhre Golf Course

When:  Thursday and Friday December 4th & 5th 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

What:  Lowest prices of the season!

Free coffee and donuts!

Chance to win a new golf bag!

New Summer Leadership Program: Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows is a fully-funded 5.5 week residential program that invites undergraduate leaders from diverse academic disciplines to immerse themselves in leadership development programming inspired by the life and legacy of George Washington, and today’s leaders. The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program will prepare students to discover their own unique […]

Interested in learning more about protecting our water resources, and getting good information to decision-makers?

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The North East Water Resources Network has paid opportunities for undergraduate students to carry out research for 10 weeks during the summer – in their Vermont, Rhode Island and Delaware research locations. Research interns will be part of teams who are investigating the impact of climate variability and extreme weather events on water quality and […]

Interested in learning more about protecting our water resources, and getting good information to decision-makers?

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The North East Water Resources Network has paid opportunities for undergraduate students to carry out research for 10 weeks during the summer – in their Vermont, Rhode Island and Delaware research locations. Research interns will be part of teams who are investigating the impact of climate variability and extreme weather events on water quality and […]

24/7 exam hours for the libraries

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The Davis Family library is now open 24 hours a day through December 14th. After 11 pm, you will need your ID to access the building. The library will close at 10 pm on Sunday, December 14th.

Armstrong Library will have regular hours, with extended hours Friday and Saturday, December 12th and 13th (closing at 10 pm and midnight, respectively).

A full calendar of the hours can be found at go/hours

Collaborative Research In Paris

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00_a_a_adijon_168_f_5Stefano Mula, Associate Professor of Italian and Director of the Comparative Literature Program at Middlebury College, was just in Paris to share and develop his research on medieval Latin narratives written by the Cistercian monks of the Clairvaux Abby between the 12th and 13th centuries; he spoke to graduate students in Patrick Henriet’s seminar on hagiography (“Hagiographie, idéologies cléricales et pratiques sociales au Moyen Âge”) at the Ecole pratique des hautes études (EPHE). : In addition he had time to conduct research at the Bibliothèque nationale de France, to visit with colleagues at the Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS) who also work on the  Cistercian exempla, and to meet with one of his undergraduate advisees who is currently during her JYA in Paris with Middlebury College’s School in France. For more information on his research and teaching experience, please see the following page of the College’s website : http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/italian/faculty/node/14041.