The on-campus student population is expected to decrease for the spring semester — but will still be more than 150 students larger than an average year.
Middlebury is planning to hold the Feb graduation celebration ceremony followed by the Ski Down procession for the class of 2021.5 class on Feb. 5, with some modifications to accommodate current Covid-19 health and safety guidelines.
Students planning on studying abroad in the Kingdom of Morocco for the spring semester were informed on Jan. 3 that they would not be able to attend for the upcoming semester, prompting a scramble to find alternative housing and study abroad plans for the spring.
On Jan. 19, Middlebury announced its new partnership with QuestBridge, a non-profit which offers full scholarships to low-income students who are matched with and admitted to selective universities. Middlebury’s first QuestBridge Scholars will matriculate in fall 2023.
Students returned to Middlebury for a delayed start to J-term, with all classes held online on Monday, Jan. 10 and Tuesday, Jan. 11.
The college has implemented increased testing, a five-day isolation period in line with updated CDC guidelines, a plan to return to in-person dining on Jan. 24.
The motion serves as a formal request by the faculty that the administration institute Covid-19 surveillance testing for students and staff for the remainder of the 2021–22 academic year, as well as arrival testing for students returning from breaks.
The college has decided to delay the start of J-Term from Jan. 6 to Jan. 10 in order to give staff and faculty adequate time to prepare for the arrival of students. This change is related to the recent surge in Covid-19 cases due to the Omicron variant.
On Wednesday, December 1, notable alumnus and donor Kevin Mahaney ’84 purchased a $1,111,111 print on glass containing 200 “non fungible tokens” (NFTs) at the Art Miami exhibition during Art Basel.
The Moroccan government announced on Sunday, Nov. 28 that the country would halt all incoming flights — where three Middlebury students have been taking classes during the fall 2021 semester — for two weeks beginning the following day due to concerns over the spread of Covid-19 and the new Omicron ...
“The uncertainty of it all is the most stressful part,” said Eva Kaiden ’23.
Munras housing starts at $4,500 for a triple room, and is located within a 10 minute walk from classes and Institute facilities.
The college is moving classes and exams online and transitioning to grab-and-go meals after 36 new cases were reported on campus, bringing the total number of active cases to 52.
This story is currently ongoing. It will be updated as The Campus learns new information or as the Covid-19 situation on campus changes.
According to Associate Dean of Student Life AJ Place, the approximately 400 students planning to stay for the break included 14 Bread Loaf residents.
On Sunday Nov. 28, the day many students returned to Middlebury from Thanksgiving break, the college’s Covid-19 Reporting Dashboard listed 13 active cases — three employee positives and 10 student positives. Just three active cases remained on Monday, according to the dashboard, and there were three ...
In the past year, the college has made strides toward protecting and affirming student’s gender identities, specifically through adjusting online platforms to properly display students’ names.
An extension of the Middlebury Snow Bowl Seasonal Pop-up Shop is now open for business in Proctor basement, which before spring 2020 housed the Middlebury College Store. The Pop-up Shop sells ski supplies and gift items, and will be open through the end of the semester.
The RGS program includes students with different backgrounds, perspectives and interests. The current class of Global Scholars come from 12 first year seminar classes that range from “Reading Africa” to “Being a Public Scientist.” The program was intended for any Middlebury first year student ...