Dispatches

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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.

    Homecoming
    For some students who study abroad, the greatest culture shock they encounter is when they return home.

      “Ok, Let’s Try This Again…”
      The second Dispatch in a three-part series chronicling student-led Middlebury Alternative Trips (MAlt) before the start of spring semester.

        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.

          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.

            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.

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

                  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.

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

                      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.

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

                          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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                              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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                              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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                              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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                              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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                              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.

                                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.

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