Putting out this issue of Colby highlighted for me some of the practical applications of what we teach and how we teach it at Colby. My duties included editing Julia Stowe’s piece on Jason Klein ’97. Klein and his family foundation stepped in where the Mellon Foundation left off, providing resources for student research and internships in environmental studies. Those opportunities propelled environmental studies majors who, as alumni, used those critically important experiences as a springboard to important work in their field. From clean-energy outreach for the... Read more »
Douglas Rooks ’76 (“Harnessing the Wind”) is a writer, editor, consultant, and policy analyst. A former newspaper editor and editorial page director, his weekly op-ed column currently appears in the Brunswick Times Record. He lives in West Gardiner, Maine.
Alexandra Desaulniers ’11 (“All in the Family”) is currently double majoring in anthropology and theater/dance. She has performed in musical theater both on and off-campus, and competes in and teaches ballroom dance both at Colby and in the community.