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    rabbit1 Animal Tales
    A guided tour through animal literature, with Professor Antonia Losano leading the way.

      kingWeb Paging Doctor King
      Being a veterinary surgeon in a 24-hour animal hospital means each day's cases are unlike the last.

        Timeline: Town & Gown
        During the past decade, Middlebury College has engaged with the local community on a number of landmark initiatives: 2004 The College and the town renegotiate a “payment in lieu of taxes” (PILOT) agreement in which the College will make an annual contribution to the town, the sum of which is tied to the performance of […]

          harlowWeb Cover Essay: What’s on His Mind?
          Tapping into the thought process of our furry friends.

            StameshkinWeb Regarding Stameshkin
            When Stameshkin—the man, not the proper noun—comes around.

              MooseWeb Wild Moose Chase
              In search of Vermont's most mysterious creature.

                Sum14_Map_final Map: The Trail Around Middlebury
                The Trail Around Middlebury celebrates a silver anniversary

                  momfinal Road Taken: Finding Mom
                  Following the death of her mother, a writer makes a discovery about loss.

                    OPENER 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.

                      Paterniti 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 Cover Essay: What to Read?
                        What should you be reading this summer? Jay Parini has some ideas on the topic.

                          MassacreSpread 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.

                            IZI0030535 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

                                Shenna_Bellows_005 The Challenger
                                Can Shenna Bellows ’97 stun the political establishment by upsetting an entrenched incumbent and winning a U.S. Senate seat in Maine?

                                  midwifery2 Rebirth
                                  Once considered an ancient practice, midwifery is experiencing a resurgence across the United States.

                                    The-Liberal-Arts-Plus-final- Old Chapel: The Liberal Arts Plus
                                    President Liebowitz answers questions about his 2014 Baccalaureate address, "The Liberal Arts Plus."

                                      ideas.cover.cmyk The Big Idea(s)
                                      Contemplating Middlebury's contributions to society.

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                                        Reunion14_TUOT_Splash 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.

                                          inthequeue In the Queue
                                          With his debut novel, James Scott '99 has literary types talking about a rising star

                                            OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Remembering Matthew Power
                                            Matthew Power, gone from this Earth far too soon.

                                              trien Pursuits: Sing Along
                                              Catching up with Vanessa Trien '91, New England's most popular children's musician.

                                                middlebury working together Town & Gown
                                                President Liebowitz discusses town-gown relations in this issue's Q&A

                                                  42-50841050 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.