Featured Dispatch

    Old Chapel: The Big Ask
    On encouraging students to find their voice.

      Old Chapel: Vibrant Research at a Liberal Arts Institution
      Laurie Patton's column from the winter 2016 issue.

        Welcome, Laurie Patton
        On July 1, Laurie Patton showed up for her first day of work. We were there.

          Laurie L. Patton Named Next President of Middlebury
          The Middlebury Board of Trustees today named Laurie L. Patton, dean of Duke University’s Trinity College of Arts and Sciences and the Robert F. Durden Professor of Religion, as Middlebury’s next president.

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          Reunion ’14: Tell Us One Thing
          We asked alumni celebrating Reunion to tell us one thing they just had to see when they came back to Middlebury.

            In Another County: One Week in America’s Natural Gas Mecca
            The first Dispatch in a three-part series chronicling student-led Middlebury Alternative Trips (MAlt) before the start of spring semester.

              A People’s History, Documented and Taught
              How a pair of students brought a "people's history" of Middlebury to the contemporary college.

                The Case for Oratory
                This J-term class was on a mission: to move oratory to the forefront of the conversation.

                  Midd Goes to the Super Bowl
                  Middlebury alum Steve Hauschka steps on to football's biggest stage.

                    Concerned About Food Security
                    There is no stopping the "food guys" who started their own nonprofit to help alleviate hunger in Addison County.

                      What Is Learning?
                      An education studies class culminated in the screening of 12 student-produced videos that explored the very nature of learning.

                        Humans: Not for Sale
                        The student organization Stop Traffick hosted Ben Skinner, who gave a riveting first-person account of the slave-trafficking networks he has infiltrated.

                          Syria’s Chemical Weapons Trace Back to Russia
                          Amy Smithson of the Monterey Institute is one of the media's go-to experts about the ongoing effort to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons.

                            Print Journalism in the Age of Twitter
                            A former print journalist, Peter Savodnik '94 is now traveling the globe producing short films for Stateless Media.

                              Homecoming ’13 Highlights
                              Music, football, storytelling, and good cheer were in store for alumni who returned for Homecoming.

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                              Sunshine and Foliage Welcome Families
                              More than 1500 family members enjoyed the spectacular foliage and balmy temperatures during Fall Family Weekend.

                                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.

                                  Student Urges Action on Nuclear Sub Proliferation
                                  On a semester studying nonproliferation and terrorism studies at Monterey, Nate Sans penned an essay for the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.

                                    Midd’s Young Social Entrepreneurs Tell Stories from the Field
                                    Four grant-winning student groups spent the summer on ambitious projects around the globe.

                                      Getting Comfortable at Middlebury
                                      The first-year students on one Orientation trip learned that it takes more than talent to make it as an artist in Vermont.

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                                      Summer Scene: First Look at InSite
                                      Step inside the beautiful, student-designed-and-built Solar Decathlon home, InSite.

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                                      Summer Scene: Campus Beauty
                                      Dramatic summer skies around campus captured in a time lapse video.

                                        Coming Soon to Bread Loaf!
                                        Summer may seem to be flying by, but there are still a few exceptional events not to be missed up at Bread Loaf.

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                                        Summer Scene: PTP/NYC Season Opener Off Broadway
                                        The Off Broadway sensation with a Middlebury connection has opened its 27th season to rave reviews.

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