Human rights activist, poet, former Black Panther and political prisoner Ericka Huggins gave an inspirational and interactive keynote address to kick off the Middlebury Institute’s Center for Conflict Studies fourth annual conference.
Middlebury Institute student Sarah Bidgood is building a strong network of future colleagues in the field of nuclear security through participation in unique bilateral programs made possible through the Institute’s Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies.
This spring, 27 student volunteers at the Middlebury Institute will test out an innovative, intensive approach to curriculum delivery as part of a new pilot project.
For Middlebury Institute student Katie Barthelow, taking a course titled “Starting Your Own Social Change Organization” proved prophetic, as her classroom concept pitch led to piloting a project connecting classrooms in the US and Panama through language exchange.
The Middlebury Institute is host to a large number of Fulbright students from around the world who make their mark on the campus culture with their enthusiasm and shared desire to use their education to have a positive impact in their home communities.
A hub for data analysis learning and training on campus, the Middlebury Institute’s META Lab also offers students the opportunity to work on community projects, providing meaningful support to local non-profits while gaining valuable work experience.
Middlebury Institute professor Gabriel Guillen is piloting a program to connect eager Spanish language students with the Hispanic community in Monterey County by facilitating regular tandem English/Spanish sessions.
President Patton pointed to Middlebury’s “determined, engaged optimism” in an inaugural address whose vision reached from the Vermont hills to the Pacific Ocean.
Dr. Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress, Middlebury Institute professor and scientist-in-residence at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, was a member of the research team whose work was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics for a crucial discovery that has changed our understanding of the innermost workings of matter.