mural splash A Big Beautiful Idea Comes to Life Big Beautiful Idea Comes to LifeA student who loves murals. A giant white wall. It was a match made in heaven.

Cover A Classic Journey Classic JourneyFall Family Weekend marked the seventh year that the Classics Department staged a marathon reading of a classical text.

DiazSM A Day of Díaz Day of DíazIt’s not often a bunch of students get to hang out and talk with an award-winning rising literary star whose book they’ve just read.

Sustainability A Green Tour of Campus Green Tour of CampusA new interactive map adds facts and faces to some of the college's great sustainability projects.

DSC_3863 A Voice Heard ’Round the World Voice Heard ’Round the WorldWhen Abigail Borah ’13 spoke out at the U.N. Climate Conference, the moderator told her no one was listening. But the world media was.

Picture 3 A Wedding in Haiti (Audio) Wedding in Haiti (Audio)Listen to Julia Alvarez '71 read from her latest book A Wedding in Haiti.

BRAIN_splash Academe: Science on the Brain Science on the BrainFind out what Obama's recently announced Brain Initiative means to some students and faculty.

fellowships_splash1 Academe: The Fellowship Frontier The Fellowship FrontierMiddlebury's newest crop of fellowship winners is getting ready to head off to far flung places.

bread_loaf_rehearsal Actors Among Scholars Among ScholarsWho's afraid of Virginia Woolf? Hopefully no one after they've heard a dramatic reading by the professional actors at the Bread Loaf School of English.

xcncaachamps10 After 36 Years Coaching, Terry Aldrich Goes Out On Top 36 Years Coaching, Terry Aldrich Goes Out On TopMiddlebury's incredibly successful 3-sport coach stopped by MiddMag for a quick interview before heading into retirement.

Ian Douglas '80 All Are Welcome Are WelcomeIn 225 years, the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut has never elected a bishop from outside the diocese. Until they met Ian Douglas '80.

Singer and songwriter Angelique Kidjo performs at Middlebury College's Nelson Arena Angelique Kidjo Dazzling and Thought Provoking in Concert, Lecture Kidjo Dazzling and Thought Provoking in Concert, LectureGrammy Award-winning singer and activist Angelique Kidjo brought the energy of her ideas and music to Middlebury for the John Hamilton Fulton Lecture.

Presenter Ting Li at Middlebury College's fourth annual Spring Symposium Arsenic and Old Rocks and Old RocksStudent researchers showcase big ideas at the 2010 Spring Symposium.

Jesse Eisenberg At The Movies The MoviesMiddMag recently caught up with screenwriter Antonio Macia ’00 to chat about his film Holy Rollers, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year.

MCAC_082611_0112 Back to the Books at Bread Loaf to the Books at Bread LoafAlums enjoy a brief return to the classroom each August. Here are sights and sounds.

therapy_dogs_for_exam_week_splash Bark Break BreakIt's exam week and a pack of furry stress busters are here to help.

splash - student at big book Behind the Scenes: A Window into History the Scenes: A Window into HistoryRare books, television scripts, the Hemingway Family Archive—an inside look at Middlebury's Special Collections.

computer_splash4 Behind the Scenes: What’s Next for Your Computer the Scenes: What’s Next for Your ComputerMiddlebury College owns nearly 3,000 computers. But what happens to them when their days are done?

tal-side Behind-The-Scenes: The Writing of “School Building” The Writing of “School Building”Xander Manshel talks to Tal Birdsey about the spring 2010 story "School Building."

Sherryfinal Bittersweet End of the Line for Bread Loaf’s Streetcar End of the Line for Bread Loaf’s StreetcarMidd Mag's Bread Loaf student-on-the-scene Sherry Brown reflects on the end of her summer studies after seeing the final performance of "A Streetcar Named Desire."

lab_0762 Brain Matters MattersInto a physiological psychology laboratory. Today's assignment? Brain dissection.

SpSymp13_2427 Brainpower in Action: 2013 Spring Student Symposium in Action: 2013 Spring Student SymposiumMore than 350 students shared the culmination of their research at the seventh annual Spring Student Symposium.

Ferry_4 Bridging the Gap the GapA German exchange student takes the closing of the Crown Point Bridge personally

Sounds of Africa -- Professor Damascus Kafumbe—ethnomusicologist, performer, composer—teaches students what music means to world cultures and how to perform the music of his own. Bringing Sounds of Africa to Middlebury Sounds of Africa to MiddleburyAssistant Professor of Music Damascus Kafumbe shatters preconceptions of African music.

Stella-Stan-Blanche_3291 Bringing the Streetcar to Life the Streetcar to LifeIn this second installment from MiddMag’s Bread Loaf student-on-the-scene Sherry Brown, she shares her thoughts and observations after attending rehearsals for A Streetcar Named Desire.