Students age 65-plus learn new languages at Midd

This summer, Joan Johnson found herself studying for academic courses for the first time since she graduated from Cornell University in 1965.

Student workers weigh in on the pledge

Every summer the Middlebury College campus comes to life as it welcomes students for language schools. But language school students aren’t the only folks taking up residency on the college campus. 

How effective is the language pledge?

Middlebury College’s language school has been a proven successful program for language acquisition. But since the schools opened in 1915, a variety of theories of language acquisition have been developed and the discussion around effective methods towards … (read more)

Black photo exhibit on display Aug. 8-18

The Middlebury College School of French is staging a show of photographs of Black models by 2018 French School graduate Mikael Owunna.

German school offers unique niche for singers

This is a special year for the German Language School: This summer, the German Program for Singers celebrates its 25th anniversary.

Language schools return to pre-COVID format

When Middlebury College on Friday welcomes students from around the world to engage in an eight-week immersive language program, it will mark the first summer since 2019 that students of all 13 languages will be here to study in person.

College to shift its summer programs online

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury and Ripton will not see the usual influx of more than a thousand students this summer after Middlebury College decided it would offer its summer academic programs only online because of the threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.  “ … (read more)