Colby Oak Fellow Jodi Koberinski will discuss the intersection of soils science and socio-politics as a microcosm of a larger conversation about the nature and role of science more broadly. Koberinski will also discuss the impact of a lack of biophysical training and understanding amongst forces for social change.

Contact: Lia Morris, escoordinator@colby.edu, 207-859-5356

noontime art talks

Lunder Consortium for Whistler Studies Fellow Justin McCann will discuss how Whistler battled the elements to capture evocative atmospheric conditions in his paintings and pastels of London and Venice.

Contact: Justin McCann, jbmccann@colby.edu, 207-859-5614


Janna Hymes, guest conductor, is the music director for Maine Pro Musica and the Williamsburg, Va., Sinfonia. The eclectic program includes the Shostakovich Ballet Suite no. 1; Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto, featuring Colby Applied Music Associate Eric Thomas as soloist; and Beethoven’s Symphony no. 2 in D Major.

Contact: Karen Brotter, karen.brotter@colby.edu, 207-859-5631

EC393: Econometrics regularly meets on MW in Diamond 153 at 9am and Diamond 141 at 10am. On Fridays we meet in the Davis lab. This week, I’d like to meet in our MW classrooms tomorrow.