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Dong ’19 Named Regeneron STS Scholar

This week, Middlesex senior Leo Dong ’19 was named a 2019 Regeneron Science Talent Search Scholar. Leo was selected as one of the 300 top competitors out of a pool of nearly 2,000 entries nationwide for his project titled  “netDAE: Novel Feature Learning Method of Gene Expression Data Based on a NetworkEnhanced Denoising Autoencoder.” Further information about the Talent Search can be…

Faculty Open Houses

It’s not uncommon for our students to visit faculty homes on campus for a delicious meal, a quick (or never-ending) game of Monopoly, or a casual fireside chat. But each year we also have a special weekend activity called “Faculty Open Houses” in which teachers across campus welcome in students for a variety of fun, games, and food. Some students…

Jessica Kloppenburg ‘11 Telemedicine and Rural Healthcare

With the support of the Middlesex Alumni Association Internship Stipend, I was able to explore my interest in rural health by working and living in Hawaii this summer.  During the month of June, I worked with Dr. Kelley Withy, Professor at the University Of Hawai’i John A. Burns School Of Medicine, and Director of the University of Hawai’i. Project ECHO…

Lorne Carter ‘17 A Transformative Experience With ANKURI

A Transformative Experience Teaching, Farming and Traveling With ANKURI   This summer, thanks to generous funding, I accepted an internship with ANKURI, a NGO in north India fostering economic empowerment for local women and pushing education and farming initiatives. My job was teaching English in local village schools in Dehradun and in ANKURI’s own Literacy Center. I would spend my mornings…

Winter Concert Fills Chapel with Music and Joy

The Holiday Concert is the School’s annual celebration of the winter holidays in music.  Over the years, these concerts have presented a wide array of musical styles, from Renaissance motets to Duke Ellington.  The 2018 concert featured selections from Antonio Vivaldi’s Gloria in D. A chorus of over 100 students, faculty and staff joined together to sing holiday favorites like Silent…

Middlesex Theatre Presents: “The Visit”

On November 8th and 9th, the Middlesex theatre department presented The Visit in a darkly comic performance that drew gasps from its enraptured audiences. Featuring a vibrant cast composed of theatre veterans and breakout performers making their stage debuts, The Visit explored betrayal, revenge, and morality as a downtrodden small town grappled with a twisted proposition too tempting to ignore. The stage crew, meanwhile,…

Middlesex Senior Wins New York Times Photography Contest

Last week, Middlesex senior Taeya Boi-Doku ’19 was selected as a winner of the The New York Times international photography contest entitled “Show Us Your Generation.” The Times invited any person aged 13 to 19 years old to respond to the current media and adult stereotypes about their generation through photography. Students were asked to submit work that depicted an…