The Art of Birds
In his natural history courses, Professor Stephen Trombulak has been using a 19th-century ornithological collection ever since he discovered the treasure buried in the far reaches of an overcrowded College storage room. And that’s just the beginning of this fascinating tale.
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The Art of Birds
Welcome, Laurie Patton
On July 1, Laurie Patton showed up for her first day of work. We were there.
Increasingly discouraged by her failure to engage in a committed relationship in college, a young woman decided to explore the topic at greater depth in her senior thesis. She found out that she was far from alone.
The Business of Beer
Making a living brewing craft beer requires precision, science, business savvy, and more than a touch of zaniness.
Old Chapel: Hello, Middlebury
Middlebury's 17th president arrives on campus.
Road Taken: Serving Me Well
Finding one's way in the world while waiting tables
Pursuits: Happy Tails
A retired minister, Ken Parker '62 now tends to quite a different flock.
How does one become a rare-book dealer? Dan Whitmore '03 has quite the story.
A graduating senior learns to slow down and live in the now.
The sportswriting of W.C. Heinz '37 is now available in one terrific volume.
The Liebowitz Years: Tributes
Remembering a president, a neighbor, a teacher, and a colleague
The Liebowitz Years: Leading with Conviction
How Middlebury’s 16th president shaped the institution.
The Liebowitz Years: A Vision Realized
The special partnership that preserved Bread Loaf for the ages.
Geneticist Heidi Rehm ’93 is at the forefront of a genetic revolution in medicine, which may eventually lead to personalized care based on individual DNA.
On The Hunt
For 72 hours in late January, a campus becomes consumed with the unusual.
Road Taken: My Close-Up
Russ Leng '60 has called classrooms his home for more than 60 years. So what could make teaching a new experience for him?
An international correspondent examines the nature of courage.
Run to the Roar
Eight personal tales of unshrinking bravery
Pursuits: Dancing Queen
Most people don't associate the Upper Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire with Middle Eastern Dance. That is, until they meet Gina Capossela '87.
Encountering Warhol in the Museum of Art.
Old Chapel: Looking Ahead
President Liebowitz talks about future challenges for the liberal arts.
Antoinette Rangel Is Having the Time of Her Life
And for those who know her well, this comes as no surprise.
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.
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.
Exhibit: Resident Artist
A beloved teacher and artist—and those who learned from him.