The Middlebury Campus

Diverse Islamic Art Exhibition Opens at College

Floral and geometric patterns feature prominently in much Islamic art.

By EZRA NUGIEL

September 20, 2018

The Islamic art exhibition at Middlebury is the first in a Vermont museum in at least 30 years.

Climate Change at Home: Kathryn Olson ’05 Discusses Growing Threat to ‘Farms, Fish and Forests’

Clam harvester Chad Coffin in Freeport, Maine, goes through concentrated mud where green crabs have killed native grasses.

By SARAH HOLMES

September 20, 2018

Kathryn Olson spoke about her "Living Change Project," through which she explores the small changes in identity, work and place that stem from climate change.

Meditations on Fear, Reverence and Revolt: ‘Portraits of Power’

The gallery of the Johnson Memorial Building once again hosted the artwork of Middlebury students. “Portraits of Power” included the work of students
 in Jim Butler’s Portraiture in Ceramics and Oil Paint course.

By BEN BEESE

September 20, 2018

Student art from Jim Butler's Portraiture in Ceramics and Oil Paint course proves to be inspiring and thought-provoking.

Mildroodle: September 20, 2018

Mildroodle: September 20, 2018

By MILLIE VON PLATEN

September 20, 2018

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER

September 20, 2018

Katrina Spencer shares her thoughts on a work she describes as both a bildungsroman and a memoir.

Middlebury Celebrates 8th Annual Chili Festival

By Rebecca Walker

March 16, 2016

On Saturday, March 12, the 8th annual Vermont Chili Festival was held  in downtown Middlebury.  From 1 to 4 p.m. the sun was shining and the street was filled with around six thousand Vermonters on the hunt for chili from top restaurants and caterers, as well as good entertainment provided by local...

Director of ACLU Steps Down in Vermont

Director of ACLU Steps Down in Vermont

By Rebecca Walker

March 10, 2016

Last Monday, Allen Gilbert announced that he is leaving his position as the Executive Director of the Vermont Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), after holding this title for 12 years. Gilbert has not decided when his last day will be, but has clarified that he will maintain his position...

Shumlin to Sign Bill Requiring Paid Sick Leave in Vermont

By Rebecca Walker

February 24, 2016

Vermont is revolutionizing the workplace, as the state has recently passed a bill requiring employers to provide paid sick leave for their workers.  Currently, it is estimated that there are about 60,000 Vermonters who do not receive paid sick leave, many of whom are women who hold low-wage jobs. The...

Chief del Pozo Confronts Opiate Crisis

By Rebecca Walker

January 20, 2016

Burlington Police Chief Brandon del Pozo recently outlined his strategy to combat the rising opiate crisis that has gained attention both within Vermont and nationally. Various gangs have formed active drug networks in Burlington, causing concern for public health and safety.  The mayor of Burlington,...

Vermont Receives D- Ranking on State Corruption

By Rebecca Walker

November 18, 2015

In a recent investigation conducted by the Center for Public Integrity and Global Integrity, Vermont was ranked at a “D-” on the scale of state integrity.  This earned the Green Mountain State a spot at 39th place among all fifty states. Although disheartening, this less than satisfactory grade...

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