Stories from people who make it look easy about times when it wasn't. A production of Middlebury College.
Episode 8: Extraordinary
In 2013 Professor Rachael Joo faced a devastating cancer diagnosis. She survived, but isn't exactly a survivor. Rachael shares her story in the season finale of It's Not What You Think.
Episode 7: Middleburied
We're happy to introduce a new original podcast from Middlebury College hosted by alum Maya Goldberg-Safir.
Episode 6: No Superheroes
At Middlebury, students and faculty are seemingly unlimited in their capacity and their potential. Except when they're not. With Professor Holly Allen and Kyle Wright '19.
Episode 5: All of Our Strength
Caitlin Myers is an Associate Professor of Economics at Middlebury. In 2011 she and her two sons survived a car accident while on a family road trip. Her husband, Adam, a volunteer firefighter and doting Dad, did not.
Photos courtesy of the Myers family.
Episode 4: Jackie’s Girl
Christal Brown is an Assistant Professor of Dance at Middlebury College. Growing up in Kinston South Carolina her mother, Jackie, taught Christal a thing or two about a thing or two, without really trying. This is their story.
Episode 3: Try a Little Tenderness
Maya Doig-Acuna is a Middlebury Alum, class of 2017.5. A posse scholar and former VP of the Black Student Union, Maya learned the hard way how to give without sacrificing what she needed most.
This podcast so beautifully humanizes a community that is often buried deep in snow, studies and life. Thank you for bringing us together in a platform of deep listening that offers connection, compassion and curiosity.