Online Learning: Next Course
Coming soon to a computer monitor or tablet near you: Middlebury’s pilot projects in online learning.
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Online Learning: Next Course
Download: Why I Love Socrates
A philosophy professor explains the importance of Socrates
Symposium: Tech’s Role
Examining the role of technology in higher education
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.
This Is Not Business As Usual
How an innovative partnership between the College and town is boosting the local economy.
Old Chapel: Arts Scene
President Liebowitz talks about the arts in this issue's Q&A.
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.
The Foreign Student
A journalist embarks on a voyage into the unknown.
A Planet Without Apes
Peter Walsh ’82 believes that wild gorillas and chimpanzees face ecological extinction unless we radically rethink conventional conservation strategies.
A guided tour through animal literature, with Professor Antonia Losano leading the way.
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 […]
Cover Essay: What’s on His Mind?
Tapping into the thought process of our furry friends.
Wild Moose Chase
In search of Vermont's most mysterious creature.
When Stameshkin—the man, not the proper noun—comes around.
Map: The Trail Around Middlebury
The Trail Around Middlebury celebrates a silver anniversary
Road Taken: Finding Mom
Following the death of her mother, a writer makes a discovery about loss.
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.
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: What to Read?
What should you be reading this summer? Jay Parini has some ideas on the topic.
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.
Download: Why I Love Cycling
A professor of Spanish explains what it is about cycling that he loves so much.
Up Front: Faculty Votes Against K12
At a meeting on May 13,the faculty of Middlebury College voted 95-16 in favor of a nonbinding motion calling on Middlebury to end its relationship with K12, Inc
Can Shenna Bellows ’97 stun the political establishment by upsetting an entrenched incumbent and winning a U.S. Senate seat in Maine?
Once considered an ancient practice, midwifery is experiencing a resurgence across the United States.