The director of the Bread Loaf Writers' Conferences looks back on her first year on the job.
That word—failure—prompts such a negative reaction, doesn’t it? After all, nobody got to Middlebury by failing. But without it, without failure, we could not be our best selves. Eleven essayists explain
Deirdre Heekin ’89 has a compelling case to make.
Early on, Cori Messinger ’98 knew she wanted to work for a conservation organization. Now, as the Nature Conservancy’s chief fundraiser for projects in Africa, she has one of the most demanding—and rewarding—jobs in the field.
The American-Israeli poet, writer, and activist now has a critically acclaimed novel to his name. And like much of his prior work, his fiction is a reflection of his DNA and the life he has lived.
A chemistry professor and avid trail runner has some advice for those arriving on campus for the first time or after a long absence: lace up your running shoes and indulge in an immersive tour of the Middlebury environs. Here’s how.