Road Taken: Finding Mom
Following the death of her mother, a writer makes a discovery about loss.
Road Taken: Finding Mom
Guide to Summer Reading: On Our Faculty’s Nightstands
With the summer months meaning a hiatus from the classroom for most Middlebury faculty, we were curious to learn what books they would choose to help pass the time.
Guide to Summer Reading: A Conversation with Michael Paterniti
The noted journalist and author talks storytelling, epic journeys, and the importance of slowing down.
Cover Essay: What to Read?
What should you be reading this summer? Jay Parini has some ideas on the topic.
Colophon: The Politics of Torture
The Library’s Special Collections recently purchased a 17th-century book about torture that contributed to an international crisis. History professor Ian Barrow, who will use the book in his courses, explains why.
Download: Why I Love Cycling
A professor of Spanish explains what it is about cycling that he loves so much.
Up Front: Faculty Votes Against K12
At a meeting on May 13,the faculty of Middlebury College voted 95-16 in favor of a nonbinding motion calling on Middlebury to end its relationship with K12, Inc
Can Shenna Bellows ’97 stun the political establishment by upsetting an entrenched incumbent and winning a U.S. Senate seat in Maine?
Once considered an ancient practice, midwifery is experiencing a resurgence across the United States.
Old Chapel: The Liberal Arts Plus
President Liebowitz answers questions about his 2014 Baccalaureate address, "The Liberal Arts Plus."
The Big Idea(s)
Contemplating Middlebury's contributions to society.
44 Ideas, Inventions, Discoveries, & Creations that Middlebury (and Its people) Have Given the World
What's the big idea? We have 44 of them to check out.
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.
In the Queue
With his debut novel, James Scott '99 has literary types talking about a rising star
Remembering Matthew Power
Matthew Power, gone from this Earth far too soon.
Pursuits: Sing Along
Catching up with Vanessa Trien '91, New England's most popular children's musician.
Town & Gown
President Liebowitz discusses town-gown relations in this issue's Q&A
Amid the Chaos
Historian Febe Armanios says that Egypt's Coptic Christians have long been considered a forgotten community. However, they are getting a lot of attention now—for the worst of reasons.
The Wolf Hound
Sixteen years ago, Joel Cohen '84 took down a now-infamous con man. And he doesn't want you to forget what a heinous guy Jordan Belfort truly is.
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.
Liebowitz Presidency to End in 2015; Board to Restructure
On an eventful day in December, President Ronald D. Liebowitz announced that he would be leaving at the end of his term on June 30, 2015, and that the Board of Trustees was revising its governance structure.
Old Chapel: Board, Restructured
President Liebowitz discusses radical changes to trustee governance in this issue's Q&A.
Road Taken: On Teaching
An alumna returns to teach a winter-term course—and contemplates all that goes with the assignment.