Socrates statue Download: Why I Love Socrates
    A philosophy professor explains the importance of Socrates

      middlebury_final Symposium: Tech’s Role
      Examining the role of technology in higher education

        _D3_7358 Colophon: Where Do Fanatics Come From?
        In his first-year-seminar, The True Believer, Don Wyatt, the John M. McCardell Distinguished Professor at Middlebury, uses the seminal text from social philosopher Eric Hoffer to examine a phenomenon as relevant today as in past eras.

          Jamie Gaucher, Director of Business Development, Town of Middlebury This Is Not Business As Usual
          How an innovative partnership between the College and town is boosting the local economy.

            Middlebury dance final Old Chapel: Arts Scene
            President Liebowitz talks about the arts in this issue's Q&A.

              PursuitsWeb Pursuits: On the Road
              For physician Bob Friedman '68, each work day requires two things: his black medicine bag and a full tank of gas.

                coatesweb The Foreign Student
                A journalist embarks on a voyage into the unknown.

                  apeweb A Planet Without Apes
                  Peter Walsh ’82 believes that wild gorillas and chimpanzees face ecological extinction unless we radically rethink conventional conservation strategies.

                    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."