College Republicans, College Democrats and Sunday Night Environmental Group navigate election participation.
Civil rights activist Angela Davis will speak to the college over Zoom on Wednesday, Oct. 28 from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. The event will be largely audience-driven, focusing on pre-submitted questions followed by a live-audience question and answer session. Community members can submit questions at go/askangela. “Angela ...
George Matthew Jr. pursued his dream and has been playing the bells in the tower of Mead Chapel since 1985. He uses his platform to promote immigrant justice, racial equality and lift student morale.
In Spring 2021, Middlebury will pilot a program that will allow students to decide whether to use their $25 declining balance at campus retailers or for stores and restaurants in town.
With study abroad programs closed for the semester, Middlebury Schools Abroad find creative ways to bring pieces of the abroad experience to students through remote learning.
With Dean of Students Derek Doucet on a leave until November, student life staff members shuffle around to fill gaps and provide new services for students.
News in Brief: Credit/No Credit, professors encouraged to expand coursework flexibility, increased indoor space accessBy Emmanuel Tamrat | October 22
College offers credit/no-credit option for the 2020-21 school year, revoking the school’s previous Pass/D/Fail policy.
Student clubs adapt to connect with peers during a time of social distance.
College administrators and the Student Government Association partnered to host an open meeting on Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion on Oct. 9.
When the Knoll was founded by members of the class of ’04.5 they never imagined it would become an escape for students seeking peace during a pandemic.
Students studying remotely, by choice or by circumstance, are adjusting to a new type of college education.
When Middlebury students dispersed around the globe last March, they had to “Box, Label and Leave” their belongings. This summer staff had to scramble to get everything to the right place in time.
When President Trump tested positive for Covid-19 on Oct. 2, Benjy Renton ’21 helped construct one of the most comprehensive public dashboards contact-tracing the President. Renton has also become an expert on Covid-19 and higher education, writing weekly reports about the topic.
This is a developing story and will be updated accordingly. Middlebury plans to welcome all students back to campus for the spring semester. Students will arrive on Feb. 24 and 25 after a two-week home quarantine period. Classes will begin on March 1 and will be conducted remotely for the first ...
Two visiting scholars, Leslie Harris and Lucas Morel, spoke last week about the founding of America and the legacy of slavery. Titled “1619 or 1776: Was America Founded on Slavery?”, the debate was hosted by the Alexander Hamilton Forum and sparked controversy among students. Harris, a professor ...
‘A chisel against the cement wall of absolute power’: Black Studies program brings Daphne Brooks to talk protest music in inaugural lectureBy Carinna Kinnaman | October 8
For the inaugural lecture of the Black Studies Program, Dr. Daphne Brooks discussed the role of protest music in Black activism from Fredrick Douglas to Breonna Taylor.
The library faced a 25% budget cut in July and further cuts in the fall, forcing library staff to end subscriptions to certain resources.
Given social distancing protocol, the Mail Center has moved from its home in McCullough to a warehouse behind the student center.
Many professors face successes and setbacks as they adjust to a semester of online learning.
Despite strict restrictions for clubs and organizations, Middlebury has maintained its $436 student activities fee. The SGA Finance Committee worked with clubs to find creative ways to spend it.