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    Oratory4 The Case for Oratory
    This J-term class was on a mission: to move oratory to the forefront of the conversation.

      logo-with-border Concerned About Food Security
      There is no stopping the "food guys" who started their own nonprofit to help alleviate hunger in Addison County.

        learning1 What Is Learning?
        An education studies class culminated in the screening of 12 student-produced videos that explored the very nature of learning.

          Skinner's book was published in 2008. Bill Clinton said it is "rigoroiusly investigated and fearlessly reported." Humans: Not for Sale
          The student organization Stop Traffick hosted Ben Skinner, who gave a riveting first-person account of the slave-trafficking networks he has infiltrated.

            DSC_0196 Syria’s Chemical Weapons Trace Back to Russia
            Amy Smithson of the Monterey Institute is one of the media's go-to experts about the ongoing effort to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons.

              Peter Savodnik Print Journalism in the Age of Twitter
              A former print journalist, Peter Savodnik '94 is now traveling the globe producing short films for Stateless Media.

                Middlebury College homecoming 2013 10/26/13 Homecoming ’13 Highlights
                Music, football, storytelling, and good cheer were in store for alumni who returned for Homecoming.

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                Middlebury College Fall Family Weekend 2013 Friday 10/11/2013 Sunshine and Foliage Welcome Families
                More than 1500 family members enjoyed the spectacular foliage and balmy temperatures during Fall Family Weekend.

                  Sparling2_9201a Getting Comfortable at Middlebury
                  The first-year students on one Orientation trip learned that it takes more than talent to make it as an artist in Vermont.

                    Joe Varca '02 as Larry, the salesman A Return Engagement
                    Five alumni — a playwright, a director, and three actors — returned to Middlebury for a week. Their mission: to create a brand new play and perform it during Reunion.

                      Historian Stephen Whitfield (l.) greets Adam Jones '13 (r.) and faculty member Larry Yarbrough. The Conundrum of Jewish Identity
                      At the Quint Lectureship in Jewish Studies, an historian from Brandeis University traced the American-Jewish experience over the past 70 years.

                        dispatch_distressed-300x160 Things That Happened, Things To Do – Week of April 8
                        Construction of the Solar Decathlon house, national news coverage, Real Food Week, and two symposia top our summary of Middlebury College activities this week.

                          Hang_Du_0505a Adapting to Life in China
                          When Associate Professor Hang Du discovered a lack of data about study-abroad programs in China, she went to Hangzhou to observe Middlebury students for a semester.

                            saints_crop Small Paintings Tell a Big Story
                            For a European historian like Paul Monod, one of the College Museum's most-recent acquisitions is a treasure trove into the past.

                              Inside the Service Building practice room Make Some Noise
                              With the live music culture all but extinct, some Middlebury students took action.

                                DSC_5865 How Students Learn
                                Faculty members offered insight into how students learn during an open conversation on the future of the liberal arts.

                                  dispatch_distressed-300x160 Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of February 11
                                  Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon.

                                    Virginia Wiltshire-Gordon '16 performs titration testing to measure the amount of fatty acids in a sample. The Chemistry of Biodiesel
                                    Biodiesel burns cleaner than regular diesel, but is it truly a smart energy choice? Jeff Byers and 14 first-year students are figuring that out.

                                      dispatch_distressed-300x160 Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of Nov. 26
                                      Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon.

                                        In 2008 TIME magazine named Cizik to its list of the top 100 "Thinkers and Scientists" The Evangelical Ecumenist
                                        Richard Cizik was the public face of evangelicalism in America, until he went on "Fresh Air" with Terry Gross.

                                          Dwight Garner lives in New Jersey, near the Delaware River. Where is Literary Criticism Headed?
                                          New York Times book critic Dwight Garner '88 sometimes reads on a Kindle but he is not about to give up on books.

                                            subway An Observer in the City
                                            A Middlebury senior interning in New York City sees a fine line between observing and becoming.

                                              dispatch_distressed-300x160 Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of October 1
                                              Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon.

                                                high-line-logo The Planter Box in the Sky
                                                How a group of New York City residents used collaboration and creativity to save a landmark and turn it into jewel.

                                                  hacksaw_5156 Under Lock and Key
                                                  There’s a whole lot more to being a locksmith at Middlebury College than installing locks and making keys.