Isabelle Dietz

Articles

Rutland Man Quarantined for Ebola

This past week Vermont began its first Ebola quarantine when Rutland resident Peter James Italia was placed into a 21-day quarantine. Italia was and still is completely symptom-free, but nonetheless has agreed to remain in quarantine and to cooperate with health officials.

Vermont Pushes Tourism in Ad Campaign

Vermont is just coming off a strong, potentially record-breaking tourism season this year partly thanks to a new advertising campaign designed by the state. Governor[...]

Keene Pumpkin Festival Ends in Riots

Student riots and police involvement brought Keene’s Pumpkin Festival under a national spotlight.

Cartoonist Wins MacArthur Genius Grant

This September the MacArthur Foundation granted Vermont cartoonist Alison Bechdel a MacArthur “Genius” Award. Bechdel lives in Bolton, Vermont and is known for her poignant[...]

G.M.O. Labeling Law Challenged

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin is facing a serious ramification for a GMO labeling bill he recently passed, in the form of a major lawsuit. The[...]

Vermont Health Care Rates Increase

Insurance rates will increase in 2015 for Vermonters insured by the state’s health insurance exchange, Vermont Health Connect. On September 2, the Green Mountain Care[...]

Students Share Stories at IHH

  The tagline for the It Happens Here (IHH) event Monday, April 22, was “Let’s talk about what we don’t talk about.” At 7:30 p.m.[...]

College Drops Finance Courses

At the end of the 2012-2013 academic year, Alan R. Holmes Professor of Monetary Economics Scott Pardee will finish his term as professor and instead[...]

College Accepts Class of 2017

  Middlebury offered 1,750 students admission to the class of 2017 in the most competitive and diverse admission process in the College’s history. Three hundred[...]

WRMC Radio Launches Website Redesign

  WRMC, the College’s student-run radio station, is launching its new website today. The website, which provides many new features and is designed to become[...]

Be Bright Launches Energy Campaign

On Tuesday, Feb. 26 the Sustainability Integration Office is launching Be Bright, a pilot program to raise awareness and educate students about energy consumption on[...]

Grant Provides Diversity Funding

Middlebury, along with Williams College and Connecticut College, collaborated in a new initiative to increase faculty diversity called the Creating Connections Consortium (C3). The program[...]

Panels Discuss Money And Race

On Wednesday, Nov. 28 students gathered in the McCullough Social Space to attend a discussion on socioeconomic diversity, race and higher education, led  by Senior[...]

College Revamps Orientation Trips

After many adaptations to first-year orientation trips ranging from MOO to OINK, the College has arrived at a new, expanded program titled MiddView. The name is recycled from the original version of MiddView, temporarily shelved because of the recession after its first year in 2008.

Beyond the Bubble

On Oct. 20 the Bahrain government issued a temporary ban on all public rallies and gatherings, citing recent episodes of violence in the West Asian[...]

Taskforce Aims to Improve Community

On Oct. 22 Dean of Students Katy Smith Abbott sent an all-student email inviting students to participate in the new Community Working Group. In her[...]

Students and Faculty Push for Food Minor

This year the College will reconsider a proposal for a Food and Agricultural Studies minor that was first discussed in the fall of 2011. The[...]

College Shorts

Fraud Schemes Obtain $700,000 From Student Aid (Huffington Post) 21 people in California have been charged with fraud for attempting to steal federal college funding[...]