Archive forSeptember, 2009

Are you a change agent?  Interested in a career in public service (this includes .gov, .org, and .edu)? Looking for funding for grad school? Midd juniors who are US citizens and have strong GPAs (3.7 and above) should think about the Truman Scholarship.  Come to the info session TONIGHT in Munroe 222 with Prof. Bert […]

In case your radios weren’t tuned to VPR yesterday, check out VPR’s story about gleaning, featuring Middlebury’s own Corinne Almquist ’09.  Corinne is a Compton Mentor Fellow and is spending the year working with food banks in Vermont, trying to get fresh, local produce on the shelves for Vermonters.  Not sure what gleaning is? Well, […]

A Letter to Students from Elie Wiesel: Whatever the answer to essential questions of society and individual human beings may be, education is surely its major component. But what would education be without its ethical dimension? Many of us believe them to be inseparable. That is why this Prize in Ethics Essay Contest was established […]

From Glamour Magazine: It’s that time of year again! Glamour magazine is pleased to invite your students to apply for our 2010 Top 10 College Women Competition. This competition recognizes the exceptional achievements and academic excellence of female college juniors (third-years) attending college in the United States and Canada. This is an ideal opportunity for […]

UK Fulbright applicants: If applying for a PARTNERSHIP AWARD, make sure you mention that BOTH in the project essay AND list the partnership university in the university preferences section.

For those thinking about a Fulbright application for a one-year program at University of Edinburgh, here’s more info about the university: The University of Edinburgh was founded in the Scottish capital as one of the country’s ancient universities and has been providing outstanding educational opportunities to students from around the world for more than 400 […]

From the US-UK Fulbright Commission: We are pleased to announce a new partnership with the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. As the deadline quickly approaches for the Fulbright Postgraduate Student Awards for 2010/11, we wanted to let you and your students know a little more about Strathclyde and the new Fulbright opportunity to study there. […]

Applications for nominations for the Rhodes and Marshall fellowships are due soon–Monday, September 7 by noon!  Important things to note: If possible, send application materials ELECTRONICALLY to lgates@middlebury.edu . Word docs and pdf files are fine. If electronic delivery isn’t possible, you can bring me paper on Monday morning. If you are applying for nomination […]