Issue

    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.

            • Video

            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.

                        coen-1 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.

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

                            SC-2 “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.

                              frack 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.

                                Middlebury College President Ron Leibovitz at Mead Chapel 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.

                                  'M' at work Old Chapel: Board, Restructured
                                  President Liebowitz discusses radical changes to trustee governance in this issue's Q&A.

                                    RoadTaken Road Taken: On Teaching
                                    An alumna returns to teach a winter-term course—and contemplates all that goes with the assignment.

                                      Curry Pursuits: Vision Quest
                                      Inside the mind and studio of an Emmy-winning visual effects supervisor.

                                        David "Donnie" Donaldson, skier Uncle Donnie Takes On the World
                                        Skier David Donaldson '13 takes a leap of faith, from the carnival circuit to the World Cup

                                          David "Donnie" Donaldson, skier Update: Uncle Donnie’s Dream On Hold
                                          David Donaldson’s pursuit of a spot on the Canadian team for the Sochi Games came to sudden and painful end in Val d’Isere, France, on January 21.

                                            Middlebury College student hunters John Montgomery '14, Katherine McFarren '14, and Alexander Cort '14 (L-R) The Call of the Wild
                                            What does it mean to be a Middlebury student—and a dedicated hunter?

                                              simi_hamilton 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.

                                                Student protesters at Middlebury in 1970. A People’s History, Documented and Taught
                                                How a pair of students brought a "people's history" of Middlebury to the contemporary college.

                                                  Oratory4 The Case for Oratory
                                                  This J-term class was on a mission: to move oratory to the forefront of the conversation.