Dispatches

    Majora Carter 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.

      billy_parish wide 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.

        dispatch_distressed-300x160 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.

          dispatch_distressed-300x160 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 - media commons logo 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.

              dispatch_distressed-300x160 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.

                dispatch_distressed-300x160 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.

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

                    Virginia Wiltshire-Gordon '16 performs titration testing to measure the amount of fatty acids in a sample. 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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                    osm open house splash 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.

                        dispatch_distressed-300x160 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.

                          Annie Rowell '11. tending the production line at the Vermont Food Venture Center in Hardwick. 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.

                            dispatch_distressed-300x160 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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                            pundits_caricature 607x406 Professor Pundits: VICTORY…for Political Scientists
                            Middlebury's Professor Pundits wrap up their year-long commentary series with some surprising insights on the election.

                              In 2008 TIME magazine named Cizik to its list of the top 100 "Thinkers and Scientists" The Evangelical Ecumenist
                              Richard Cizik was the public face of evangelicalism in America, until he went on "Fresh Air" with Terry Gross.

                                dispatch_distressed-300x160 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.

                                  Visit of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to Middlebury College 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.

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

                                      dispatch_distressed-300x160 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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                                      pundits_caricature 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.

                                        Dwight Garner lives in New Jersey, near the Delaware River. 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.

                                          dispatch_distressed-300x160 Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of 10/22
                                          Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon.

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                                          BoatLength 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.

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                                          Klezmatics3 Capturing Creativity
                                          An interview with film director Erik Greenberg Anjou ’83 on his documentary film, ”The Klezmatics.”