$1 Million and Counting
With colder weather on the horizon, Middlebury's biomass gasification plant just hit a major milestone.
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$1 Million and Counting
80 bikes for sale. Nearly 100 interested buyers. 15 minutes. Go.
Voices of the Class
Each fall, to welcome incoming students, a group of upperclassmen acts out scenes inspired by the first-years' admissions essays.
Sights and Sounds of the Pre-season
Most of Middlebury's fall sports teams open their seasons this weekend, but their work really began a few weeks ago in the sweltering mid-August heat.
Scene on Campus: Day Three
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 third in a five-part series.
Postcard from the School of Hebrew
This summer, we’re sending bilingual reporters to check in with students at Middlebury’s various Language Schools. In our fourth report, we check in with students from the Brandeis-Middlebury School of Hebrew.
Postcard from the Portuguese School
This summer, we’re sending bilingual reporters to check in with students at Middlebury’s various Language Schools. In our third report, we check in with students from the Portuguese School.
Actors Among Scholars
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? Hopefully no one after they've heard a dramatic reading by the professional actors at the Bread Loaf School of English.
This Old House
Once the stately home for several college presidents, as well as the first women’s dorm, this campus and town classic is being restored to its former glory. Hear what Project Manager Tom McGinn has to say about the process and the location’s historical significance.
Do we really need an electronic smart card to monitor what our children are choosing in the school cafeteria? Prof. Peggy Nelson weighs in with her new book on anxious parents in uncertain times.
Commencement Sights and Sounds
Enjoy the festivities of commencement, and take a peek behind the scenes with this audio slide show.
Stick With It!
Middlebury lacrosse players help local kids discover fun and fitness on the field.
Ode to the Library
Let us count the ways we love this building. For a celebration naming the library for the Davis family, Xander Manshel '09 produced this short video tribute to the academic heart of campus.
Davis UWC Scholars Program Turns Ten
The tenth anniversary of the Davis UWC Scholars Program was the occasion for a lively panel discussion with the Program's founders and three Davis Scholar alums.
Last week was the home opener for baseball season, but to most northern New Englanders April is just mud season. Creating the perfectly manicured field in Vermont's frosty climate is always a race against nature. Athletic fields crew chief Tim O'Toole explains how it's done.
Avoid Sweets When the Economy Sours
The recession is bad news for our wallets, but also for our waist lines. A Middlebury economics prof. and students look at what this downturn means for obesity rates.
Like it or not, private security contractors such as Blackwater are essential to modern warfare, says Prof. Kateri Carmola, and they're not going away any time soon.
Picture of Efficiency
Buried deep in the bowels of Middlebury's Franklin Environmental Center are some pretty amazing things. In fact, the building's systems are so advanced they helped earn it LEED Platinum certification -- the best rating for efficiency in the U.S. But do these systems really live up to their hype? A new high-tech touch screen in the Franklin lobby is helping tell the story.
Wall-E? Well, not quite, but it’s still pretty cool.
Ruling Wasn’t On the Money
The U.S. Supreme Court created a stir in many circles with its recent ruling to end the ban on corporate spending on candidate elections. The decision has created a bitter divide between those who believe that the government should not regulate political speech and those who believe the ruling will result in “bought” elections as ... [more]