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Angelique Kidjo Dazzling and Thought Provoking in Concert, Lecture
Grammy Award-winning singer and activist Angelique Kidjo brought the energy of her ideas and music to Middlebury for the John Hamilton Fulton Lecture.

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Midd and MIIS Experts Join Forces for Translation Symposium
Middlebury and the Monterey Institute, two giants in language and translation studies, led a 3-day symposium on translation and interpretation.

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Bringing Sounds of Africa to Middlebury
Assistant Professor of Music Damascus Kafumbe shatters preconceptions of African music.

    Things That Happened, Things to Do — Week of April 15
    Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon. As always, we hope to call your attention to items that captured ours and alert you to events that you won’t want to miss. If you have a news item that you think we’d be interested in, […]

      Hope and (Climate) Change
      What are the Obama Administration's grades for environmental policy? Middlebury's Stafford Professor in Public Policy has the floor.

        Street Smarts
        What keeps residents driving around town instead of biking or walking to school, work, and errands? What could change those habits? Four seniors have answers.

          Fracking: A Tale of Two Countries
          Journalist Dimiter Kenarov '03.5 has covered plenty of difficult stories, but none more complex than the political and environmental dynamics of hydraulic fracturing.

            Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of February 18
            Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon

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            Welcome to the Age of Humans
            What do the next 100,000 years of life on Earth hold in store?

              Climate Pioneer Opens Social Entrepreneurship Symposium
              Billy Parish found new ways to mobilize students against climate change and to finance solar projects through crowdsourcing. He explained how—and why—at the opening of the Center for Social Entrepreneurship’s second annual conference.

                Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of Dec. 3
                Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon. As always, we hope to call your attention to items that captured ours and alert you to events that you won’t want to miss. If you have a news item that you think we’d be interested in, […]

                  Start-Ups, Vermont-Style
                  Gardens, kitchens, and J-term classes inspire two recent Middlebury grads and one student to explore the business side of improving local eating options, and farmers' bottom lines.

                    Things That Happened, Things to Do: Week of 10/8
                    Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon.

                      Dalai Lamas—in History and in Person
                      What is a Dalai Lama? And how is His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama different from (and similar to) the previous 13?

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                      Science Spoken Here
                      Summer immersion at Middlebury extends beyond its renowned Language Schools

                        Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of April 30
                        Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon.

                          Greater Exposure for Koch Brothers Exposed
                          Bill McKibben and political science professor Bert Johnson added insights to a showing of a new film about the influential industrialists.

                            Things That Happened, Things to Do: Week of 3/26
                            Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon

                              Things That Happened, Things to Do: Week of 2/6
                              Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon.

                                What’s Next?
                                Taught by the executive director of the Alliance for Climate Education, a winter term course helped design a road map for the youth climate movement.

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                                A Voice Heard ’Round the World
                                When Abigail Borah ’13 spoke out at the U.N. Climate Conference, the moderator told her no one was listening. But the world media was.

                                  Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of December 5
                                  Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon.

                                    Food For Thought
                                    At an October 14 gathering during Fall Family Weekend, a panel of students, faculty, and parents in the food field discussed with a large audience how a proposed new food studies minor could enrich the liberal arts at Middlebury.

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                                    Tree Tour
                                    Middlebury’s “urban forest” received the coveted Tree Campus USA designation by the Arbor Day Foundation. A walk with horticulturist Tim Parsons reveals a few reasons why.

                                      In Other Words
                                      Students learn how not to get lost in translation.