The Middlebury Campus

Scholars debate need for a Green New Deal

By RAIN JI

February 27, 2020

Robert Pollin, professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and Oren Cass, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, debated the value of a Green New Deal in Dana Auditorium last Thursday.

Students head to Iowa for presidental caucuses

Joseph chatting with former MA Governor Bill Weld who spoke at Middlebury this past Fall. Weld was in Iowa for the Republican caucuses which occured the same day.

By CAROLINE KAPP

February 13, 2020

Abbott LaPrade ’21 and Maggie Joseph ’20 attended last week’s Iowa caucuses. While news outlets across the country reported chaos in Iowa, these two saw a very different story unfold on the ground.

Vermont State Senator Ruth Hardy talks women in politics

Hardy spoke about women in elected positions worldwide, the importance of electing women to office and potential barriers that deter women from running in elections.

By KARI HENKEN

October 17, 2019

Vermont is the only state that has never sent a woman to Congress. In her talk, Ruth Hardy discussed some of the barriers that might explain why.

Keegan Callanan joins National Council on the Humanities

Callanan was sworn into the council at a small ceremony in Washington D.C. four days before classes began.

By SABINE POUX

October 3, 2019

Callanan was appointed by President Trump and approved by the Senate to become part of the council, which helps oversee funding allocations to humanities programs.

Where in the world is Allison Stanger?

Stanger spoke on WCAX-TV about her new book and the impeachment inquiry.

By NORA PEACHIN

October 3, 2019

Professor Allison Stanger is going into her third year on academic leave from Middlebury, and students have started to wonder where she is.

Re-visioning Our Education: A Call to Support SGA’s Proposals

By VEE DUONG and JULIANA DUNN

April 25, 2019

This past week, we were angry. We were disappointed. We were not surprised.

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