On Tuesday, August 19 work began near Coffrin Hall and Le Chateau for the installation of the latest addition to Middlebury’s collection of outdoor public art. The site is being graded and prepared for the arrival of Youbie Obie, a large work in cor-ten steel by alumni artist J. Pindyck Miller ’60. The work will be craned into place this coming Wednesday, August 27, and the project will be completed during the following week with the addition of landscaping and information placards. For more information about the artwork and to follow the installation process as it progresses, please read the latest post on the Museum blog.
We’ve all seen the “Drop Zone” signs that pop up around campus this time of year, but a group of enterprising seniors decided to take the idea one step further and set up a Senior Yard Sale on the patio outside Atwater. Each senior was responsible for getting their gear to the site—and then staying to oversee the selling of it—and then carting away the lonely leftover lamp if it didn’t in fact sell. We caught a bit of the action on that sunny afternoon.