Dispatches

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

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Feb Cam!
Take a look at the annual Feb ski down celebration from a Feb's eye view.

    Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of January 28
    Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon.

      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.

        Climate Pioneer Opens Social Entrepreneurship Symposium
        Billy Parish found new ways to mobilize students against climate change and to finance solar projects through crowdsourcing. He explained how—and why—at the opening of the Center for Social Entrepreneurship’s second annual conference.

          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.

            Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of January 14
            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.

                  Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of December 10
                  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.

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                      What’s Happening at Old Stone Mill?
                      Middmag went to OSM’s fall showcase and met up with some of the current tenants, including an app developer, a clothes designer, and a group opening a beauty salon for women of color.

                        Affirmative Action on Trial
                        A panel discussion about the future of affirmative action drew a large, vocal audience to McCullough.

                          Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of Nov. 26
                          Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon.

                            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.

                              Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of November 12
                              Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon.

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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.

                                    A Special Look at the Dalai Lama’s Return to Middlebury
                                    When the 14th Dalai Lama visited campus for two days in October, our digital media producer Brendan Mahoney '11 was afforded special access to His Holiness. This insightful, touching video is the result.

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

                                        Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of 10/29
                                        Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon.

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                                        Professor Pundits: The Expectations Game
                                        In their final commentary before the election, the Professor Pundits look at the electoral map and tell us what they'll be watching for on election night.

                                          Where is Literary Criticism Headed?
                                          New York Times book critic Dwight Garner '88 sometimes reads on a Kindle but he is not about to give up on books.