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.
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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.
A Middlebury Institute symposium celebrating the inauguration of new Middlebury president Laurie L. Patton focused on the intersection of language, policy, and social change.
Three Middlebury Institute students will be working on research projects as part of the highly selective Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum, which began with a recent conference in Moscow.
Middlebury Institute alumnus Alan Lovewell and his company Real Good Fish beat out 30,000 other applicants to win a $100,000 grant from Chase Bank to support a unique initiative aimed at transforming local seafood into healthy, popular lunches for public school students.
Imagine “how desperate you would have to be to decide that boarding an overcrowded flimsy boat is the best decision you can make for your family,” says Middlebury Institute alumna Kathryn Sokol of the “unbelievable” situation on the Greek Island of Lesvos, where she is coordinating emergency response for the International Rescue Committee as the island receives thousands of refugees, many fleeing the conflict in Syria.
Varsha Kothari thought her career was approaching a dead end, but encouragement from an Middlebury Institute alumna literally opened up a world of possibilities.
Middlebury Institute alumna Alyssum Pohl is solo kayaking the length of the Mississippi River, collecting samples along the way to document water quality and the impact of plastic waste.