The students on Middlebury’s Solar Decathlon team have done something remarkable. They have taken everything they’ve learned in the classroom and put it to work at solving an intricate, urgent problem. They have used their knowledge of math, geometry, physics, environmental science, computer science, esthetics, sociology, art, and more and applied it to a complicated […]
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An alum recently told us that he had just learned that Alexander Twilight—the first black person in America to receive a college degree—earned his degree from Middlebury in 1823. He wanted to know why we don’t speak more frequently about this amazing man and this noteworthy historical fact. His question made me think—not only about […]
Mea culpa, at least a little. In my last post, I did not disclose the full contents of the Provost’s office. I did not mention the College Museum (directed by Richard Saunders), the Committee on the Arts and associated operations (chaired/administered by Glenn Andres), the Rohatyn Center (led by Allison Stanger), Environmental Affairs (headed up […]