Featured Dispatch

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

    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 January 21
      Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon.

        Digital Scholarship: What’s in Store for Faculty Publishing?
        What will faculty publishing look like in the not-so-distant future? Very different, says a panel of experts.

          Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of January 7
          Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon.

            Relax
            This time of year is stressful enough for most people. Add in a week exams and things can feel downright crushing.

              The Chemistry of Biodiesel
              Biodiesel burns cleaner than regular diesel, but is it truly a smart energy choice? Jeff Byers and 14 first-year students are figuring that out.

                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.

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                Professor Pundits: VICTORY…for Political Scientists
                Middlebury's Professor Pundits wrap up their year-long commentary series with some surprising insights on the election.

                  The Evangelical Ecumenist
                  Richard Cizik was the public face of evangelicalism in America, until he went on "Fresh Air" with Terry Gross.

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

                      Making Change
                      The first-ever recipients of grants from Middlebury’s Center for Social Entrepreneurship presented their success stories—and lessons learned.

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                      Celebrating the Flagship R/V Folger
                      The Research Vessel David Folger and its beaming namesake took center stage along Lake Champlain during a lively dedication ceremony.

                        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.

                          An Observer in the City
                          A Middlebury senior interning in New York City sees a fine line between observing and becoming.

                            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.

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                            Professor Pundits: Who’s Ahead? It’s Debatable.
                            One presidential debate down, two to go. Our pundits look at many factors that will influence the race from here on.

                              The Planter Box in the Sky
                              How a group of New York City residents used collaboration and creativity to save a landmark and turn it into jewel.

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

                                  Under Lock and Key
                                  There’s a whole lot more to being a locksmith at Middlebury College than installing locks and making keys.

                                    Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of September 24
                                    Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon.

                                      Rails Across America, Part 8
                                      The eighth installment in a series of Dispatches chronicling Ryan Kim’s journey by rail to small towns across America.

                                        Rails Across America, Part 7
                                        The seventh installment in a series of Dispatches chronicling Ryan Kim’s journey by rail to small towns across America.

                                          Still in the Game
                                          Three Middlebury alumni demonstrate that age is no obstacle for following your dream.

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