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Staff Council Learning Lecture – April

Elizabeth Morrison, Associate Professor in the Department of Religion, will offer a lecture in our series for staff on Wednesday, April 13. Spend an hour with us and learn more about different belief systems across the globe while increasing your religious literacy.


Wednesday, April 13, 2016

12:15-1:15 p.m.

McCardell Bicentennial Hall, Room 220

The Teachings of Confucius: What are the teachings of Confucius, and how and why have they dominated Chinese religious and political life right up to the modern period?


Cookies and beverages will be available.


Sponsored by the Scott Center for Spiritual and Religious Life & Staff Council

Work as a CE AmeriCorps*VISTA member – 2 positions now posted!

Interested in staying in Addison County after graduation?

Community Engagement will be supporting 2 AmeriCorps*VISTA members for the 2016/2017 year:

The SerVermont Americorps*VISTA member will work as our Poverty Initiatives Coordinator. Join Community Engagement to weave together co-curricular poverty-related programs and mobilize students to help alleviate poverty in our local community. Work to build Middlebury College’s Privilege & Poverty initiative, combining curricular & co-curricular opportunities with community partners to address issues of poverty. Learn more and apply for the Poverty Initiatives Coordinator on MOJO.


Do you love working with and for kids? Are you committed to providing meaningful opportunities for mentorship? Interested in social justice work at the youth development level? Come join Community Engagement as a Vermont Campus Compact VISTA member to work as our Mentoring & Youth Programs Coordinator. Gain experience, work in Addison County, and hone your understanding of work that supports positive outcomes for local youth. Read more about and apply for this 1-year position on MOJO.

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We’ll hold an info session at two different times on Thursday, April 14:

12:30 – 1:15 at Coltrane Lounge

4:30 – 5:15 at Community Engagement’s office at 118 South Main Street

Come learn more about both positions at either session (we’ll cover the same material both times).

Middlebury seniors: please apply on MOJO by 4/29.

We also welcome external candidates. If you are not a current student and would like more information about the positions please contact Ashley Laux or Megan Brakeley

On, Wisconsin: BernieMentum, The Donald’s Gaffes and What Tonight Really Means

If the current polls hold up and Ted Cruz pulls out a victory over Donald Trump in Wisconsin, the media spin will immediately focus on The Donald’s “terrible two weeks” as the proximate cause of his defeat. As the New York Times puts it:  “A Cruz victory will suggest that a backlash against Mr. Trump […]