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HR Update: This Week’s Employment Snapshot

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There are currently 15 faculty positions, 53 external job postings (regular, on-call and temporary), and 3 internal job postings on the Middlebury employment opportunities web sites.

Employment Quick Links:

Faculty Employment Opportunities:

Staff Employment Opportunities: go/staff-jobs (on campus), (off campus)

Please note – to view only internal staff postings, please use the internal posting search filter that was highlighted in this MiddPoints article.

On-call/Temporary Staff Employment Opportunities: go/staff-jobs-sh (on campus), (off campus)

The Week’s Headlines

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Here are the week’s headlines from the News Room:

Community Invited to Celebratory Inauguration Concert, Fireworks

Inauguration Events to Include Festival of Learning, Concert, Fireworks

Middlebury Institute Physicist Part of Nobel-Winning Team

Middlebury Inducts Newest Members to Phi Beta Kappa

Middlebury to Open School in Morocco

Inaugural Symposium Explores “Translatability,” Power of Language

Middlebury Announces Fiscal 2015 Endowment Results

Middlebury Celebrates 50 Years of Environmental Education and Leadership

A Taste of Middlebury Life at Fall Family Weekend

Ward Prize Honors First-Year Writing

Pursuing a Life of Meaning and Social Change

View past stories by visiting the News Room page.

Who Is Really Winning The Money Race?

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When is $28 million worth less than $26 million? When the media tells you it is! At this early point in the presidential race, most political scientists are looking at two measures to gauge candidate viability, and neither one is based on how the person is doing in the polls. Instead, we are interested in […]

Middlebury Google Apps Issues (10/9/2015)

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At 3:07pm (ET) Google made us aware they they are investigating issues with Google Drive and related services like Docs, Sheets, and Slides. These issues are affecting all Google Apps customers, not just Middlebury. While it is not yet clear on when these issues will be resolved, in our experience, resolution by Google tends to be fairly quick.

Google’s official Apps status updates can always be found here:

This post will be updated when the issues have been resolved. Thanks for your patience!

Learn more about the new OS X El Capitan!

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El Capitan

To learn even more, visit For your computers safety, we suggest waiting until the next version of the software is available to download as the first version usually has some bugs that Apple fixes in the second and third version.

Incoming Email Services Disruption (Resolved)

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Please note that there was an unexpected disruption to Middlebury’s incoming email services this morning. The issue has since been resolved. Please see below for more details.

Between 8:30 AM and 10:00 AM (ET), Middlebury’s email system was unable to receive incoming email sent from external addresses. Email messages sent to and email addresses from external addresses were rejected by Middlebury’s email servers. External senders would have received a “Non-Deliverable Notice” notifying them of the problem. Internal email messages, i.e. messages sent from or addresses, were not impacted.

The problem was corrected at approximately 10:00 AM (ET). External senders should be advised to resend messages that were rejected before the problem was resolved.

Friday Links – October 9, 2015

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How Student Video Presentations Can Build Community in an Online Course – A professor has his students present their work in video format in an online calculus class.