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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…

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…

Aspiring to Greatness

Taking the podium after a glowing introduction, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and New York Times columnist Bret Stephens ’91 was quick to characterize the biography just given as “the wrong intro…the flattering one,” and proceeded to deliver his own version – one that highlighted his insecurities and failures. His reason for doing so would become apparent later in evening chapel on…

“Choices” for Freshmen

Just before 7 pm on Tuesday evenings in the fall, you’ll see clusters of freshmen migrating across the Circle to various faculty living rooms across campus.  Once inside, small groups of students meet with two faculty members and a senior member of Peer Support to discuss everything and anything that is not covered in the classroom. This annual program is “Choices,”…