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    IMG_9858_Laurie_Patton_horiz2_hirez Laurie L. Patton Named Next President of Middlebury
    The Middlebury Board of Trustees today named Laurie L. Patton, dean of Duke University’s Trinity College of Arts and Sciences and the Robert F. Durden Professor of Religion, as Middlebury’s next president.

      soccer dc 2 Road Taken: 90 Minutes
      With soccer becoming increasingly popular in the U.S., two alumni who have made the sport their trade meet at a match. We eavesdrop on their conversation.

        Arthur K.D. Healy
"Cecropia"
Watercolor on paper, 1951 Exhibit: Resident Artist
        A beloved teacher and artist—and those who learned from him.

          Prod-Stills-Middlebury-300dpi-39671 Online Learning: Next Course
          Coming soon to a computer monitor or tablet near you: Middlebury’s pilot projects in online learning.

            Socrates statue Download: Why I Love Socrates
            A philosophy professor explains the importance of Socrates

              middlebury_final Symposium: Tech’s Role
              Examining the role of technology in higher education

                _D3_7358 Colophon: Where Do Fanatics Come From?
                In his first-year-seminar, The True Believer, Don Wyatt, the John M. McCardell Distinguished Professor at Middlebury, uses the seminal text from social philosopher Eric Hoffer to examine a phenomenon as relevant today as in past eras.

                  Jamie Gaucher, Director of Business Development, Town of Middlebury This Is Not Business As Usual
                  How an innovative partnership between the College and town is boosting the local economy.

                    Middlebury dance final Old Chapel: Arts Scene
                    President Liebowitz talks about the arts in this issue's Q&A.

                      PursuitsWeb Pursuits: On the Road
                      For physician Bob Friedman '68, each work day requires two things: his black medicine bag and a full tank of gas.

                        coatesweb The Foreign Student
                        A journalist embarks on a voyage into the unknown.

                          apeweb A Planet Without Apes
                          Peter Walsh ’82 believes that wild gorillas and chimpanzees face ecological extinction unless we radically rethink conventional conservation strategies.

                            rabbit1 Animal Tales
                            A guided tour through animal literature, with Professor Antonia Losano leading the way.

                              kingWeb Paging Doctor King
                              Being a veterinary surgeon in a 24-hour animal hospital means each day's cases are unlike the last.

                                Timeline: Town & Gown
                                During the past decade, Middlebury College has engaged with the local community on a number of landmark initiatives: 2004 The College and the town renegotiate a “payment in lieu of taxes” (PILOT) agreement in which the College will make an annual contribution to the town, the sum of which is tied to the performance of […]

                                  harlowWeb Cover Essay: What’s on His Mind?
                                  Tapping into the thought process of our furry friends.

                                    MooseWeb Wild Moose Chase
                                    In search of Vermont's most mysterious creature.

                                      StameshkinWeb Regarding Stameshkin
                                      When Stameshkin—the man, not the proper noun—comes around.

                                        Sum14_Map_final Map: The Trail Around Middlebury
                                        The Trail Around Middlebury celebrates a silver anniversary

                                          momfinal Road Taken: Finding Mom
                                          Following the death of her mother, a writer makes a discovery about loss.

                                            OPENER Guide to Summer Reading: On Our Faculty’s Nightstands
                                            With the summer months meaning a hiatus from the classroom for most Middlebury faculty, we were curious to learn what books they would choose to help pass the time.

                                              Paterniti Guide to Summer Reading: A Conversation with Michael Paterniti
                                              The noted journalist and author talks storytelling, epic journeys, and the importance of slowing down.

                                                COVER-ESSAY Cover Essay: What to Read?
                                                What should you be reading this summer? Jay Parini has some ideas on the topic.

                                                  MassacreSpread Colophon: The Politics of Torture
                                                  The Library’s Special Collections recently purchased a 17th-century book about torture that contributed to an international crisis. History professor Ian Barrow, who will use the book in his courses, explains why.

                                                    IZI0030535 Download: Why I Love Cycling
                                                    A professor of Spanish explains what it is about cycling that he loves so much.