It certainly wasn't the first time I had the urge to be a student again. But the day I read "Unconventional Wisdom" by Steve Collins I thought about calling Dick Whitmore for that old seatbelt that used to keep him on the bench. I thought I might have to strap myself to my editor's chair.
The article is about Colby faculty members who teach students how to see past the often simplistic and sometimes erroneous conventional explanations for the conflicts that rage around the world. Professors in the storyCatherine Besteman, Guilain Deneoux, Walter Hatch,... Read more »
Martin Connelly '08
MARTIN CONNELLY '08 ("I'm Lovin' It") spent his fall semester in Beijing working as a television copyeditor and an elementary school English teacher. In china he enjoyed walking around back alleys, talking to old folks, and eating the bagels and cream cheese that his mother brought for Thanksgiving.
Emily Judem '06
EMILY JUDEM '06 ("And Don't Slurp Your Soup") directed the "Inside Colby" podcasts before moving to Ecuador in January to teach English. She managed to attend (and report on) a Colby etiquette dinner before departing.
Stuart Krusell '85
STUART KRUSELL '85 (From Democracy's Front Lines) is in Morocco on assignment for the Washington, D.C.,-based international Republican Institute (IRI). Work with IRI, which promotes democracy worldwide, has taken Krusell to Iraq, East Timor, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Egypt, the West Bank, and Gaza.