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

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

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

          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.

            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.

              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.

                Homecoming ’13 Highlights
                Music, football, storytelling, and good cheer were in store for alumni who returned for Homecoming.

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                Sunshine and Foliage Welcome Families
                More than 1500 family members enjoyed the spectacular foliage and balmy temperatures during Fall Family Weekend.

                  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.

                    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.

                      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.

                        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.

                          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.

                            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.

                              Make Some Noise
                              With the live music culture all but extinct, some Middlebury students took action.

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

                                  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.

                                    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.

                                      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.

                                        The Evangelical Ecumenist
                                        Richard Cizik was the public face of evangelicalism in America, until he went on "Fresh Air" with Terry Gross.

                                          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.

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

                                              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.

                                                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.

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