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Applications are now being accepted for Middlebury students seeking summer research positions with faculty at multiple locations:  Albany College of Pharmacy Vermont Campus, Vermont VA Medical Center, UVM medical school or other institutions in the NE IDeA region (New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island and Delaware that have institutions like Jackson Labs, Maine Medical Center and Delaware […]

Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis Programs (NESLS) Program  Must Apply by February 28! ·         Current AAS, BS, MS, and PhD students – Majors related to Engineering, Earth and Geosciences, Environmental and Marine Sciences, Life Health and Medical Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Nanotechnology, Chemistry, Physics, International Relations, Political Science, Government, Policy, Risk Analysis, and Computer Science […]

Middlebury has a new fellowship supporting senior work in the humanities and areas of humanistic study! The Kellogg Fellowship provides generous research support for independent senior work related to a student’s major program of study. The fellowship of $5,000 can support both summer and 2015-16 academic year research activities for independent senior work. Eligible projects: Proposed projects must […]

NIST Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) “Spend part of your summer working elbow to elbow with researchers at one of the world’s leading research organizations and home to four Nobel Prize winners.” The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Gaithersburg, MD is offering a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program for students majoring in science, […]

Applications for the 2015 Humanity in Action Fellowship programs in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Paris and Warsaw are now open. Middlebury participants have found this to be a fabulous educational experience. Humanity in Action invites applications from college students and recent graduates who are passionate about active and responsible citizenship, diversity and human rights. Current sophomores, […]

If you’re applying for a Fulbright (deadline Friday, Sept. 26 at noon) and you want us to order your transcript for you, start your application in Embark NOW if you haven’t done so! We will use this list of registered applicants to place an order for Middlebury transcripts (you’ll have to obtain others yourselves) tomorrow, […]

If you’re thinking about applying for a Fulbright, here are some important dates/deadlines and information: Fulbright Info Session for Applicants: Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 4:30pm, Hillcrest 103 To apply: Complete the online application through the Fulbright website: http://www.us.fulbrightonline.org/applicants/getting-started . You are responsible for obtaining and uploading all required materials. For your Middlebury transcript, if you […]

The first group of grant recipients were recently announced: http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2014/07/09/first-5-fulbright-national-geographic-digital-storytelling-fellows-named/ . For those of you thinking about the Nat Geo Fulbright, in addition to the very helpful info and instructions on the Fulbright website, make sure you address the following in your project proposal: Feasibility of your project in each country proposed.  How will this work […]

Day 5, traveled to Wales to visit Cardiff University. Like Ireland, the country is bilingual, and signs everywhere are written in both Welsh and English. I have always considered myself  pretty good with languages. However, we did have a Welsh lesson, and I can say with certainty, this is one language that I would have […]

Continuing the theme of historic things, among the delightful historical objects at the University of Bristol was the first-known portrait with a cricket paddle (18c) and the DNA model used by Watson and Crick (on view in an undergraduate lab room).  Bristol is a comprehensive university in a medium-sized city. With aerospace technology nearby, there’s […]

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