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    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.

              Animal Tales
              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.

                        Regarding Stameshkin
                        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

                                          The Challenger
                                          Can Shenna Bellows ’97 stun the political establishment by upsetting an entrenched incumbent and winning a U.S. Senate seat in Maine?

                                            Rebirth
                                            Once considered an ancient practice, midwifery is experiencing a resurgence across the United States.

                                              Old Chapel: The Liberal Arts Plus
                                              President Liebowitz answers questions about his 2014 Baccalaureate address, "The Liberal Arts Plus."

                                                The Big Idea(s)
                                                Contemplating Middlebury's contributions to society.

                                                    In the Queue
                                                    With his debut novel, James Scott '99 has literary types talking about a rising star