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“Illustration from the Ramayana” depicts a scene from the Indian epic Ramayana where a battle of two seperate forces duke it out

Center for the Arts Explores Traditional Indian Art

February 21, 2013

This Friday, Feb 22, Christian A. Johnson Professor of History of Art Cynthia Packert will lead a discussion about a new painting that will soon be hanging in the College’s Museum of Art. The College...

Midd MD: Nutrition

January 23, 2013

At Middlebury, students have access to three dining halls with essentially unlimited food. Whether you’re going vegan or paleo, there are food options for you on a daily basis. Indeed, it’s quite easy...

MYethioPIA Explores Themes and Awareness of HIV

January 17, 2013

On Monday, Jan. 14, a solo performance titled MYethiOPIA ran in the Kevin P. Mahaney ’84 Center for the Arts. The performance was written and performed by Burlington-born David Schein. It was based...

Midd M.D: Stress

January 17, 2013

It seems as though stress is par for the course in college. All of us are loaded up with exams and essays galore, along with expectations of success. However, the semi-permanent sense of dread and anxiety...

Midd MD: Stress

December 5, 2012

It seems as though stress is par for the course during finals week. All of us are loaded up with exams and essays galore, along with expectations of success. However, the semi-permanent sense of dread...

Upcoming Play Evokes a Life Devoid of Freedom

November 29, 2012

Beginning today, the evocative Vanek Trilogy will run in the Hepburn Zoo Nov. 29 to Dec. 1. The show is the senior thesis production of Noah Berman ’13 and Izzy Shill ’12.5, who act in the show alongside...

The Reel Critic: Skyfall

November 29, 2012

After 50 years, he’s still got it. Skyfall is the latest in the James Bond series, and it does not disappoint. Released on the series’ 50th anniversary, the movie follows a rather dramatic premise:...

Speaker Connects Alfred Hitchcock with Clinical Trials

November 14, 2012

Alfred Hitchcock and randomized clinical trials seem like two entirely separate topics. The former is considered to be one of the greatest directors of all time, and the latter is necessary to make sure...

Honored Professor Inspired by Electronic Music

November 7, 2012

Department of Music Chair Peter Hamlin ’73 was honored on Tuesday, Nov. 6 with the title of “Christian A. Johnson Professor of Music.” In addition to receiving this honor, Hamlin presented an accompanying...

Rothrock, playing Sheriff Givens, poses dramatically with his weapon as he threatens the guilty Stanley Bumiller with terrible punishment: a speeding ticket. (Campus/Jessica Munyon)

Greater Tuna Makes a Splash

October 31, 2012

This past weekend, Greater Tuna ran in the Hepburn Zoo from Oct. 25 - 27. The show was directed by Teddy Anderson ’13.5 and performed by Nathaniel Rothrock ’12.5 and Nicholas Hemerling ’15. This...

“Greater Tuna” Satirizes Small-Town Texas Life

October 25, 2012

This coming weekend, Greater Tuna will play in the Hepburn Zoo. The two-man satirical show, directed by Teddy Anderson ’13.5, will run from Oct. 25 - 27. Greater Tuna is part of a series of four comedic...

Presentations at a past meeting for the Society of Neuroscience. (Courtesy/SFN)

Science Spotlight: A Personal Perspective on the Society for Neuroscience

October 17, 2012

This past weekend, the 42nd annual Society for Neuroscience meeting took place in New Orleans, La. from Oct. 13 - 17. Over 30,000 neuroscientists from across the country and around the globe gathered in...

“Smog,” created by late Tony Smith, was constructed along with Bicentennial Hall in 2000. It resembles a smog molecule yet displays mathematical beauty. (Courtesy/Andrew Robinson)

The Irony of Smog

October 10, 2012

“Smog,” the most expensive art installation on campus, is the name of the immense sculpture installed in 2000 to complement the McCardell Bicentennial Hall. Installed after the death of its architect,...

In Praise of Science

October 3, 2012

In a world of smartphones, computers, medicine and astronomical advancements, we are constantly surrounded by products of science. Yet despite the hype over iPhone 5, some people do not even wonder how...

McCullough Show Confronts Issues of Sex, Consent

September 26, 2012

A mixture of improv comedy and serious discussion defined the performance of Sex Signals in the McCullough Social Space on Wednesday night. The show touched on issues of dating, sex and — most importantly...

McCullough Show Confronts Issues of Sex, Consent

September 26, 2012

A mixture of improv comedy and serious discussion defined the performance of Sex Signals in the McCullough Social Space on Wednesday night. The show touched on issues of dating, sex and — most importantly...

Science Spotlight: Spatafora Lab

September 19, 2012

This year, Heinz-Given Professor of Biology & Pre-Medical Science and Chair of the Biology Department Grace Spatafora found herself with a rather large lab. Along with a dedicated team of students,...

New Science Data Librarian Blends Info and Academics

September 19, 2012

This fall, the James I. and Carol Aymar Armstrong Science Library has a friendly new face working behind the circulation desk. Wendy Shook, the library's new science data librarian, replaced the former...

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