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Submit A Winter Term Workshop Proposal

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DO YOU HAVE A TALENT? WOULD YOU LIKE TO SHARE IT? SIGN UP TO TEACH A WINTER TERM WORKSHOP. Winter Term Workshop will run from January 11, 2016 – February 5, 2016. These non-credit workshops are open to the entire College community during Winter Term. DEADLINE for workshop proposals is midnight on Friday, October 9th. Please make sure to use either Internet Explorer or Google Chrome to submit your proposal. Contact Maria Farnsworth in Student Activities at x3156 if you have any questions. Proposal forms can be found at: go/wtwproposal.

Jeff Munroe awarded National Science Foundation Research in Undergraduate Institutions grant

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Jeff Munroe (Geology) has received a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation through its Research in Undergraduate Institutions mechanism for a research project titled RUI: Alpine Loess, Periglacial Uplands, and Exotic Additions: Investigating Past and Present Dust Deposition in the Alpine Zone of the Uinta Mountains, Utah. At least six undergraduate students will be involved in this research, which will lead to better knowledge about modern and past dust deposition in this part of the western United States and thus has the potential to aid in land management decisions in the future.

HR Update: This Week’s Employment Snapshot

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There are currently 11 faculty positions, 51 external job postings (regular, on-call and temporary), and no internal job postings on the Middlebury employment opportunities web sites.

Employment Quick Links:

Faculty Employment Opportunities: http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/administration/prospective_faculty/employment

Staff Employment Opportunities: go/staff-jobs (on campus), http://go.middlebury.edu/staff-jobs (off campus)

Please note – to view only internal staff postings, please use the internal posting search filter that was highlighted in this MiddPoints article.

On-call/Temporary Staff Employment Opportunities: go/staff-jobs-sh (on campus), http://go.middlebury.edu/staff-jobs-sh (off campus)

Box Office Opening Day for Midd ID cardholders: Wed. 9/16

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BoxOffice-TicketArt1Tickets for the 2015-2016 Performing Arts Series and other selected events go on sale for Middlebury ID cardholders on Wednesday, September 16, at 8:30 AM. Faculty, staff, students, alumni, emeriti, and other ID cardholders are entitled to special discounts.
Order online at http://go.middlebury.edu/boxoffice, call xMIDD (6433), or stop by either Box Office location at the Mahaney Center for the Arts Box Office or McCullough.

Read the full season listings>>

The Week’s Headlines

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Here are the week’s headlines from the News Room:

Symposium to Examine Access, Beliefs, Politics Surrounding the Body

Save the Date: Presidential Inauguration Oct. 10-11, 2015

Alumni College Sets Record for Participation

View past stories by visiting the News Room page.


Discounts for College Employees

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Did you know that Middlebury employees can receive discounts at various local and national businesses ranging? Take a look at the controller’s page and scroll down to the discounts section and see if you could be saving any money on food, cell phone service, or tires, to name a few. You can also access the information at go/discounts. This list is updated as we find new discounts, so please let Staff Council know of any additional discounts that you may find. Future weekly MiddPoints digests will also contain the go/discounts link as a reminder.

Happy shopping!
Middlebury Staff Council

Student Bike Shop Used Bike Sale

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The Bike Sale will be September 19 at 10:00 AM. at 7 South Street..
• The sale is open to all Middlebury College ID card holders.
• Small groups will be admitted to sale area at 15 minute intervals starting at 10:00 AM. Those at the front of the line will be admitted first.
• Student bike shop workers will be available for consultation.
• Payment is by cash or check.
• Bikes are sold in, “as is condition” and most need some work.
• The bike shop will open that morning to provide instruction, tools and used parts for those who want to fix bikes purchased in the sale.