Dispatches

    frack 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.

      simi_hamilton The Sochi Experience
      For the second consecutive Winter Olympics, cross-country skier SImi Hamilton '09 competed for the United States. We look back on his road to Sochi.

        Student protesters at Middlebury in 1970. A People’s History, Documented and Taught
        How a pair of students brought a "people's history" of Middlebury to the contemporary college.

          Oratory4 The Case for Oratory
          This J-term class was on a mission: to move oratory to the forefront of the conversation.

            Damon Hatheway '13.5, on assignment for Middlebury Magazine, interviews Seattle Seahawks kicker Steven Hauschka '07 at Super Bowl Media Day Midd Goes to the Super Bowl
            Middlebury alum Steve Hauschka steps on to football's biggest stage.

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            Midd_BB_Doc_121013 Inside Midd Basketball
            A student-produced web series follows the ups and downs of the Middlebury men's basketball season.

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

                learning1 What Is Learning?
                An education studies class culminated in the screening of 12 student-produced videos that explored the very nature of learning.

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                pentecost_splash_mag Theatre Preview: ‘Pentecost’ Features 12 Languages
                Art and politics collide in this fascinating jigsaw puzzle of a drama.

                  Skinner's book was published in 2008. Bill Clinton said it is "rigoroiusly investigated and fearlessly reported." 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.

                    Jim_Bruce_featured_image Money for Nothing?
                    Meet the director of the documentary that has set the financial world buzzing.

                      DSC_0196 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.

                        Peter Savodnik 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.

                          Middlebury College homecoming 2013 10/26/13 Homecoming ’13 Highlights
                          Music, football, storytelling, and good cheer were in store for alumni who returned for Homecoming.

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                          Room_for_Rent_splash Student Filmmakers Win Top Honors at 24-Hour Film Festival
                          A short creepy thriller produced in 24 hours by five Middlebury students took top honors at "Sleepless in Burlington."

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                          Acconci_snapseed_hdr_100213 Once-Controversial Sculpture Returns 30 Years Later
                          A provocative work that once caused outrage is reinstalled as part of Middlebury's public art collection.

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                          Middlebury College Fall Family Weekend 2013 Friday 10/11/2013 Sunshine and Foliage Welcome Families
                          More than 1500 family members enjoyed the spectacular foliage and balmy temperatures during Fall Family Weekend.

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                          Singer and songwriter Angelique Kidjo performs at Middlebury College's Nelson Arena 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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                          johnmartz_babelfish 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.

                            bella-personcina 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.

                              nate_sans_r-l 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.

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                              SD2013__BMA5252_EDIT Updates from Irvine: Team Middlebury at the Solar Decathlon
                              Watch Team Middlebury's progress through the Solar Decathlon competition in Irvine, California.

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

                                  Sparling2_9201a 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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                                  move-in splash image Welcoming First-Years on Move-in Day
                                  MiddMag caught some of the fun as first-year students arrived and moved into their new digs at Battell Hall.