Given the tumultuous times, I hope the stories in this issue of Colby offer a bit of reassurance. No, we can’t tell you when the economy will rebound. But we can show you that there are many good people out there—more than a few being bona fide members of the Colby community—and they still are going about their business of making the world a better place.
This magazine is chock full.
Professor Barbara Kuczun Nelson ’68 not only teaches Colby students, but she offers her acclaimed Spanish language-instruction Web site free of charge, free of... Read more »
Joseph Atkins (“Is Racism Dead?”) is assistant professor of psychology and coordinator of multicultural programs at Colby. He was keynote speaker at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast in Waterville, Jan. 19.
Tom Nugent (“The Real NCIS,”) is a freelance journalist who has written about health and science for the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and Boston Globe. He is the author of Death At Buffalo Creek, a book of investigative journalism about coal mining in Appalachia.
Lauren Pongan ’09 (“The Spanish Lady,”) is an English major and the editorial assistant for Colby. Hailing from Langhorne, Pa., Pongan has written for Maine Women and Port City Life magazines. Though she enjoys magazine journalism, Pongan is pondering her post-Colby plans.