August 2, 2017 MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – Nearly 140 Middlebury undergraduate researchers gave the campus community a look at what they had been working on for the last eight weeks during the annual Summer Research Symposium on July 27 at McCardell Bicentennial Hall. All told, the students put in more than 42,000 hours of research this […]
Forty summer research projects were shared at the Summer Research Symposium on July 28. More than 130 undergraduates worked with Middlebury faculty this summer! Check out student research stories from the symposium in the Addison Independent at http://addisonindependent.com/201707summer-no-these-students-dig-research
Michael Newbury (American Studies) and Daniel Houghton (Library) collaborated with several undergraduate student researchers to produce a film and educational website about the Collinwood fire tragedy. The Addison Independent recently featured the project. See story
Communications article dated June 12, 2017 MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – Every year Middlebury students and young alumni receive a number of fellowships that send them across the globe, including Fulbright Grants, Marshall Scholarships, and Watson Fellowships. A fellowship is a highly competitive opportunity that can provide the recipient with funding for graduate education, postgraduate research, and […]
These conferences and travel support may be of interest! Summer Undergrad Researchers: Apply for Travel Grants to October National Diversity in STEM Conference The Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) is accepting applications from summer undergraduate researchers for travel grants to the 2017 National Diversity in STEM Conference, which will be held […]
Middlebury Communications Story April 26, 2017 MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – The classrooms and corridors of McCardell Bicentennial Hall were packed with students, faculty, and staff, and the Great Hall was teeming with intellectual activity all-day long for Middlebury’s 11th annual Spring Student Symposium on April 21, 2017. An estimated 285 students shared their work via oral […]
Faculty and Staff: Please encourage your students to apply. Encouragement from a faculty or staff member is the largest reason students chose to participate in the Spring Student Symposium! Students from all four years and all departments and programs are invited to apply.
The application deadline is Thursday, March 2, 2017. For more information and the online application, see the Undergraduate Research website at http://go.middlebury.edu/sym.
Research in a class, independently, or through an internship; the experience of producing a creative work; or another academic project that lends itself to a display, a poster or oral presentation, are all eligible for the symposium. Both individual and class presentations are welcome. Student’s applications must include a project description (200 words) that has been approved by a faculty or staff sponsor. Final abstract revisions are due 3/20.
The 2017 Spring Student Symposium will take place all day Friday, April 21 in McCardell Bicentennial Hall with presentations of student work across the disciplines.
Join us for our 11th year of celebrating the academic and creative endeavors of Middlebury students!
The Spring Student Symposium Planning Committee
“The Student Symposium was one of my favorite days of the year. Presenting my work was very rewarding, but the day was great because of the quality of everyone’s work and presentation. Students at Middlebury work hard, and the Symposium is an amazing way to celebrate achievements and also gain essential presentation skills.”– Symposium Participant