Each year, the Middlebury Institute community hosts a week-long celebration of our planet in connection with Earth Day, ranging from practical guides for sustainable daily practices to scientific lectures to lively debates about eating habits.
Middlebury Institute student Kathryn Smart will study culture, politics, and religion in Chechnya this summer before heading off to Georgia to improve her Chechen language skills on a Boren Fellowship.
Middlebury Institute alumni Garvey McIntosh, Aaron Ebner, Adam Stieglitz, and Linda Childs Hothem were recognized at Saturday’s Spring Commencement ceremony for remarkable work in their fields and ongoing commitment to the Institute.
Professor Philip J. Murphy was announced as the recipient of the Middlebury Institute’s 2015 Leslie Eliason Excellence in Teaching Award, and lauded for his “innovative, generous, and collaborative approach to teaching.”
Kristin McKee and Shawn Dillard, both students in the Monterey Institute's International Environmental Policy program, co-authored a report on green building opportunities and obstacles in post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans that was released yesterday by the Sierra Club.