All entries by this author

    Gandhi Now or Not?
    Gandhi and Civic Engagement: During an evening lecture and discussion, Professor Ian Barrow described Gandhi's life and work and questioned whether Gandhi’s ideas would work today.

      The Enigma of Alan Turing
      Mathematics professor Michael Olinick presented the Carol Rifelj Faculty Lecture about Alan Turing—the scientist who broke Germany's codes during World War II and ushered in the era of computer science, before his early death from cyanide poisoning.

        Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of March 18
        Middlebury Magazine's team recaps recent goings-on at the College and looks ahead to events on the horizon.

          Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of February 25
          Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon

            Teaching the American Negro Spiritual
            François Clemmons and the History of the American Negro Spiritual.

              Greening the Ghetto
              Majora Carter challenged the Middlebury community to continue the work Martin Luther King Jr. began, in her address that culminated the Symposium on Social Entrepreneurship and Social Justice.

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

                  Affirmative Action on Trial
                  A panel discussion about the future of affirmative action drew a large, vocal audience to McCullough.

                    Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of 10/15
                    Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon.

                      Close Encounters
                      Dancers invade the Mahaney Center for the Arts during the Clifford Symposium on Creativity and Collaboration.

                        Farm Fresh: Easy and Local
                        Can a clever new web site get us eating more local food?

                          Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of May 21
                          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, […]

                            Love of the Game
                            Big time intercollegiate athletics is a uniquely American phenomenon. In the DK Smith Economics Lecture, a Duke economist put the issue under a microscope.

                              Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of April 2
                              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 2/13
                                Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon.

                                  A Dream Yet To Be Realized
                                  Dr. Maisha Winn asks whether literacy is a civil right and how can Martin Luther King's dream become a reality when so many young people are being imprisoned in the U.S., in her keynote address for the MLK celebration.

                                    Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of December 12
                                    Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon.

                                      When Mom Stops Calling
                                      Psychology professor Barbara Hofer discussed her research about student-parent communication during Homecoming Weekend.

                                        Nation of Entrepreneurs
                                        Liechtenstein may be small, but it is a powerhouse, with an economy most countries would envy. Ambassador Claudia Fritsche explained why at an International Studies Colloquium.

                                          Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of October 17
                                          Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon.

                                            The Big Idea
                                            A new concept in fund-raising gives student projects the boost they need to go from idea to reality and brings new donors to Middlebury.

                                              Scene on Campus: The Last Day
                                              After the seniors leave and before Language Schools begin, Middlebury has a few moments of nearly total calm. Wrapping up our series of campus observations, we report on the concluding hours of spring semester.

                                                Dear Carol
                                                If a teen girl has a problem, she can always turn to Carol Weston for advice.

                                                  Working with Akom
                                                  The fourth in a series of reports on winter term 2011. Students, faculty, and staff spend an afternoon learning how to bridge racial divides.

                                                    Scene on Campus: The First in a Series
                                                    Every day this week, the editorial staff of Middlebury Magazine will fan across campus to record the goings-on as August gives way to September, and a quiet campus welcomes the arrival of students. The first in a five-part series.