With tag: middlebury_college
Give It Away Now
A class of students at Middlebury College learned recently how difficult
it can be to make wise philanthropic decisions when the class was asked
to give away real money to worthy recipients.
Hoax Press Release Authors Call For Middlebury Divestment
By Steve Zind
Friday as the Dalai Lama prepared to speak at Middlebury College an emailed press release announced that the college
would be quote "fully divesting its endowment from war." Without
providing many details it suggested that Middlebury had decided to use the
occasion of the Tibetan leader's visit to announce it would no longer invest in
companies working in the defense industry.
Dalai Lama Visiting Vermont
The spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists is visiting Vermont for two days of appearances at Middlebury College.
Graduates face difficult job market
By Melody Bodette
that the pomp and circumstance is over at most Vermont colleges, some new graduates are facing a tough job
market. A New England economist says the situation is likely to get better by the middle of
next year. But
that's little consolation for students right now.
Police finalize report on death of Middlebury student
Police Department has closed its investigation into the death of 19-year-old
Nicholas Garza. A report says he was severely intoxicated when he disappeared,
and there's no evidence of foul play or third-party involvement.
Civil rights leader speaks at Middlebury College
Prominent civil rights
activist the Rev. Al Sharpton spoke at Middlebury College last night, telling a
packed house of 675 people to get involved and be agents of change.
Community Health Centers
By Jane Lindholm
Community Health Centers are an important piece of the state's health care
puzzle. On the next Vermont Edition, we'll talk about
how these centers operate. Also, an interview with one of
the state's top college professors and we'll learn about an art
exhibit in Stowe featuring the work of one of Mexico's
best known painters.
New Yorker writer George Packer visits Middlebury
By Mitch Wertlieb
New Yorker staff writer George Packer says in some ways, he misses the
time he spent embedded with soldiers in Iraq. That may seem strange
based on what he wrote in his book "The Assassins Gate: America in Iraq," a chronicle of
nearly everything that went wrong following the U.S. invasion in 2003.
Packer speaks with VPR's Mitch Wertlieb.