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

Last 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 Speaks To Nearly 3,000 At Middlebury College

The Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibet, took a message for young people to Middlebury College on Friday. He told young people that this was their century and urged them to make it one of peace, which he said can only come through educating the heart to learn generosity and compassion. 

Dalai Lama Visiting Vermont

The spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists is visiting Vermont for two days of appearances at Middlebury College.

The Green Campus

We check in with Vermont colleges on how important sustainable efforts are on and off campus, and learn about an Essex High School group that won an MTV contest.