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Faculty Votes on AAL, Pass/D/Fail

Philip Bohlman

January 21, 2016

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At the Jan. 15 Plenary Meeting the faculty passed resolutions that reinstated the Pass/D/Fail option, set to expire this year, and changed the cultures and civilizations set of distribution requirements. The last iteration of...

Faculty Talks Requirements and Pass/D/Fail Option

Philip Bohlman

November 13, 2015

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On Friday, the faculty convened for their monthly plenary session to discuss the Cultures and Civilizations Distribution Requirement, the expiration of the Pass/D/Fail option in Dec. 31, 2015 and student mental health. In attendance...

Applied Liberal Arts Courses Bring Industry Professionals to Classroom

Philip Bohlman

September 30, 2015

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Building off of the past two decades of the Executive-in-Residence Program, this fall marked the introduction of the Professors of the Practice Program, created by President Emeritus Ronald D. Liebowitz and directed by Distinguished...

Legacy Scholarship Offered by MIIS

Philip Bohlman

September 17, 2015

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The Middlebury Institute for International Studies at Monterey (MIIS) will offer a $10,000 Legacy Scholarship to Middlebury College alumni and their family members. Family members include an alumnus’ parents, siblings, spouses,...

Tobacco Ban Discussed

Philip Bohlman

March 11, 2015

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A discussion on the lack of enforcement of current smoking rules and the possibility of a future tobacco ban is catching the attention of the College community.  The discussion began in November when the SGA Senate passed r...

Survey Examines Student Life

Philip Bohlman

February 18, 2015

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During Winter Term, the SGA conducted its biennial student life survey, with 1,438 students completing the survey of eight sections, from Academic Life to Dining. Of that number, only 40 percent of respondents were male students...

Trustees Approve New Identity System

Philip Bohlman

October 29, 2014

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On Jan. 7, 2015, the College will roll out its new identity system. In late September the Board of Trustees approved the proposal put together by the Office of Communications and Marketing working with an outside consultant. A...

College Socioeconomic Diversity Disappoints

Philip Bohlman

September 24, 2014

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On Sept. 8, The Upshot, a New York Times blog, published a ranking entitled “The Most Economically Diverse Top Colleges,” where Middlebury College placed 51st. Five NESCAC schools, Amherst, Wesleyan, Bowdoin, Williams...

Watt-a-Thon to Celebrate Earth Week

Philip Bohlman

April 23, 2014

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Teams of up to ten people can compete in a relay event to generate the most watts on a stationary bike in the Spring 2014 Watt-a-Thon on Friday April 25 in the Freeman International Center. Organizers have split the event into...

Gensler to Explore Queer Studies

Philip Bohlman

April 9, 2014

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The sixth annual Gensler Symposium will take place from April 14 through April 18 and will include a student-led discussion, a poetry workshop, and lectures by visiting scholars. Entitled “Sexual Straightjacket & Queer Escapes,”...

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