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Fall 2013
Giving Back Continues After Colby

Giving Back Continues After Colby

by Gerry Boyle '78

Inspired at Colby, these alumni choose to face society's problems head on

 

Faces of Colby

Faces of Colby

by Gary M. Green, assistant professor of art

 

Summer 2013
In Their Footsteps, 1964-2013

In Their Footsteps, 1964-2013

From parietal hours to protests to the end of fraternities, the period that began with a maelstrom of change ended with Colby emerging stronger than ever.

 

Made in the USA? You Bet

Made in the USA? You Bet

by Gerry Boyle '78

In tough times for American manufacturing, these companies have flourished

 

For Art Lovers, the Doors Are Open

For Art Lovers, the Doors Are Open

by Pat Sims

Crowds flock to see Lunder Collection in new Colby College Museum of Art showcase

 

Spring 2013
In Their Footsteps, 1914-1963

In Their Footsteps, 1914-1963

Three wars, a devastating economic depression, and creation of a new campus from scratch: during the years 1914-1963 Colby was up to the challenge.

 

For Lunder Collection: A New Home

For Lunder Collection: A New Home

by Gerry Boyle '78

Extraordinary works of American art to be centerpiece for Colby and state of Maine

 

Game Changer

Game Changer

by David McKay Wilson '76

Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Todd McGovern played on

 

Winter 2013
In Their Footsteps, 1864-1913

In Their Footsteps, 1864-1913

Waterville College. Colby University. Colby College. The 50-year period that began with the Civil War was marked by dramatic changes that went deeper than a name, including the war, debate of the place of women at the College, and a gift from philanthropist Gardner Colby, who left his name and allowed for the College's survival.

 

They Can Play

They Can Play

by Ruth Jacobs

At Colby, gay athletes are coming out—and helping to change the campus culture. Some, like champion sprinter Dominique Kone ’13, say the decision to be honest about their sexuality has made them better athletes. 

 

Vietnam: Then and Now

Vietnam: Then and Now

by Cal Mackenzie

Government Professor Cal Mackenzie returns on a Fulbright fellowship to Vietnam, which he last saw as a soldier in the Vietnam War. His journal and photographs record the life-changing experience.