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Students gather for Cultivation Conference

By Middlebury Campus

May 4, 2011

Students from across the northeast descended upon the College April 29-30 for the Campus Cultivation Conference. Hosted by the Middlebury College Organic Farm (MCOF), the conference convened to discuss the challenges of creating a garden or farm on a college campus. Approximately 20 students from Williams,...

Middbrief: Old Chapel to add extra reading day to finals

By Middlebury Campus

April 20, 2011

In an all-campus email sent last Thursday, the College announced the addition of one reading day to the exam schedule, effective beginning with the fall exam schedule of 2011. “The change is designed to provide more flex in what feels like a very compressed week of exams,” explained Vice President...

Former President continues progressive actions

By Middlebury Campus

February 23, 2011

John McCardell, president emeritus of the College and current president at Sewanee, the University of the South recently announced a decision to cut the $46,000 annual tuition at the Tennessee school by 10 percent. The decision came as a response to rising tuition costs that currently affect many small...

Commencement ceremony to see changes

By Middlebury Campus

February 10, 2011

In an e-mail to students, faculty and staff in January, Old Chapel announced that the 2011 Middlebury College Commencement Weekend will see two changes to its program. Baccalaureate will now include recognition of national honors, and graduates and their families will be able to participate in informal...

Acclaimed author Ted Conover delivers talk “Sending Myself to Prison”

By Middlebury Campus

November 10, 2010

Author and journalist Ted Conover will give a talk today at 4:30 p.m. in Dana Auditorium entitled “Sending Myself to Prison (and Other Places I was Not Invited).” Cloe Shasha ’11 originally invited Conover to the College to speak at the TEDx event on Oct. 2, but he was in a minor accident and could...

Meet the Press brings two notable journalists to campus

By Middlebury Campus

October 6, 2010

As part of the College’s “Meet the Press” lecture series, acclaimed New Yorker reporter Jane Mayer will visit campus on Oct. 11 at 4:30 p.m. to give a talk on civil liberties and torture. Though Mayer has an impressive resume, including a 12-year stint with The Wall Street Journal where she was...

Prominent economist delivers lecture

By Middlebury Campus

September 15, 2010

Cornell University economist Francine D. Blau will deliver the fall 2010 David K. Smith lecture entitled “The Gender Pay Gap: Going, Going, Going … But Not Gone” on Wednesday, Sept. 29th at 4:30 p.m. in the Twilight auditorium. Blau’s lecture will address a range of issues regarding the earnings...

Quidditch World Cup moves to New York City

By Middlebury Campus

September 8, 2010

The Quidditch World Cup will move from the Middlebury campus to a new location in New York City’s DeWitt Clinton Park for the fall of 2010. In an e-mail sent in August to the Quidditch student group, tri-commissioners Andy Hyatt ’12, Kate Olen ’11 and Phil Palmer ’12 announced the move of the...

Middbrief: German Theater Group wins competition

By Middlebury Campus

May 5, 2010

The Middlebury German Theater Group took home the top prize at the 33rd Annual German Theater Festival and Competition last Thursday, April 29, which was held at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Mass. This is the sixth year in a row that the Middlebury group has participated in the competition...

Middbrief: McCardell, Root offer last lecture

By Middlebury Campus

April 21, 2010

On April 27 and May 6, the “Last Lecture” series will present Professor of Biology Tom Root and President Emeritus of the College John M. McCardell, with an opportunity to impart their wisdom to the College community. Evan Masseau ’11, who started the “Last Lecture Series” last year, is excited...

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