Alpenglow Plays Mead Chapel

Alpenglow Plays Mead Chapel

By Gregory Woolston

January 20, 2013


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Alpenglow, a five piece folk-band with origins at the College, performed for a large crowd in Mead Memorial Chapel on Saturday, Jan. 19. Burlington-based singer Maryse Smith opened the concert at 7 p.m. before Alpenglow played both new and old songs for more than an hour. The concert was one of many this weekend, with Max Godfrey and Elias Alexander and Stoop Kid perf...

Pain, Passion and Possibility

Pain, Passion and Possibility

By Maggie Cochrane

January 19, 2013


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In a keynote lecture entitled "Pain, Passion and Possibility: Building Community Through Difficult Subjects," Professor Trisha Rose of Brown University kicked off the College's first ever JusTalks on Friday, Jan. 18 in the McCullough Social Space. As Anna Chamby reported last week, JusTalks is a ...

Doing It the Ugandan Way

Doing It the Ugandan Way

By Maggie Cochrane

January 19, 2013


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On Friday, Jan. 18 Samuel Bakkabulindi, a master drummer and dancer from Uganda, taught a workshop entitled "Doing It the Ugandan Way" to students, faculty and community members in the Mahaney Center for the Arts Dance Theater. The afternoon concluded a week of events on percussion, dance and ethnic...

UN Secretary General Speaks at Monterey Institute

UN Secretary General Speaks at Monterey Institute

By Kathryn DeSutter

January 18, 2013


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On Friday, Jan. 18 United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon gave a speech titled "Advancing the Disarmament and Nonproliferation Agenda: Seeking Peace in an Over-armed World" at the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS), a graduate school of Middlebury located in Monterey, Calif. ...

Cyrus Chestnut Returns

Cyrus Chestnut Returns

By Gregory Woolston

January 12, 2013


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On Friday, Jan. 11 jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut returned to Middlebury with bassist Eric Wheeler and drummer Billy Williams as the Cyrus Chestnut Trio. They performed for a nearly sold-out audience at the Mahaney Center for the Arts Concert Hall at 8 PM. "Virtuosic and playful, pianist Cyrus Chestnut's ha...

College Awards Tenure to Seven

By Gregory Woolston

December 22, 2012


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On Thursday, Dec. 20 the News Room announced the promotion of seven faculty members to associate professor, as well as three faculty members to professor: Seven members of the Middlebury College faculty have been promoted to the rank of associate professor without limit of tenure. The board of trustees, at its me...

New Strategy for Diversification

By Gregory Woolston

December 13, 2012


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President Ronald D. Liebowitz and Dean Shirley Collado with Williams' Michael Reed at LADO's Presidents Forum in September 2012. (Courtesy/Lee Wexler) The Middlebury College News Room posted the following press release earlier today: Three liberal arts colleges ― Middlebury, Williams and Connec...

Alpenglow Plays the Gamut Room

Alpenglow Plays the Gamut Room

By Gregory Woolston

December 9, 2012


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On Sunday, Dec. 9 Alpenglow played for a large crowd at the Gamut Room and Performance Space. Alpenglow consists of students Graeme Daubert '12.5 and Elori Kramer '13.5, joined by Peter Coccoma, Kenneth Root and Colin Weeks. Their sound has been likened to that of the Fleet Foxes, Grizzly Bear and...

Once Upon a RIDDIM

Once Upon a RIDDIM

By Gregory Woolston

December 9, 2012


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On Saturday, Dec. 8 RIDDIM World Dance Troupe presented two performances of "Once upon a RIDDIM" to sold-out crowds at the McCullough Social Space. Co-Directors Julianna Mauriello '13 and Kelsanah Wade '13 prepared their 28-member troupe for the biannual production. Large crowds were treated to sixteen pieces, nearly all choreographed by different members of RIDDIM; the da...

ISO Debuts “Translingual” Publication

ISO Debuts “Translingual” Publication

By Gregory Woolston

December 8, 2012


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Middlebury's International Students Organization recently published its inaugural issue of Translingual, a biannual journal featuring photographs from around the world and writings in nine different languages (in addition to the English translations). Editor-in-chief Winnie Yeung '15 explains, "[O]utsid...

Burka Fitting at Ross

Burka Fitting at Ross

By Gregory Woolston

December 8, 2012


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On Wednesday, Dec. 4 artist Marie Rim engaged students in her latest project, "Burka Fittings Across America." With a mirror and billboard set up outside of Ross Dining Hall, Rim asked passersby if they wanted to try on and look at themselves in a burka. "Through sensory means, the project explores otherne...

What’s Happening at OSM?

By Gregory Woolston

December 8, 2012


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Following the Old Stone Mill's end-of-the-semester showcase at the Crossroads Cafe, Middlebury Magazine's Stephen Diehl and Blair Kloman produced a video about the event. They write: It may boast a stoic and traditional exterior, but behind the doors of Old Stone Mill, all kinds of crazy things...

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