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A World of Details

The School’s first Tuesday morning Assembly in the transformed, newly named Kaye Theater was the perfect time and place to explore novel ways of thinking about the smallest details of ordinary objects that surround people every day. Creatively reimagining commonplace materials is central to the work of this year’s visiting artist, Rachel Perry ’80, who was introduced to the community…

Bass Arts Pavilion and Danoff Center for the Visual Arts Officially Open

The first day of the second semester marked a seminal moment in Middlesex history as the School officially opened The Bass Arts Pavilion and the Danoff Visual Arts Center. At the center of the Bass Arts Pavilion lies our fully renovated and expanded Kaye Main Stage Theatre with balcony seating that allows the entire student body and the faculty to fit…

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…