That word—failure—prompts such a negative reaction, doesn’t it? After all, nobody got to Middlebury by failing. But without it, without failure, we could not be our best selves. Eleven essayists explain.
By Matthew Jennings Illustrations by The Heads of StateNovember 7, 2018
Early on, Cori Messinger ’98 knew she wanted to work for a conservation organization. Now, as the Nature Conservancy’s chief fundraiser for projects in Africa, she has one of the most demanding—and rewarding—jobs in the field.
A chemistry professor and avid trail runner has some advice for those arriving on campus for the first time or after a long absence: lace up your running shoes and indulge in an immersive tour of the Middlebury environs. Here’s how.
By Jeff Byers Illustration by Kaley McKeanNovember 1, 2018