Goldfarb Center Newsletter – June 2019

June 2019 Newsletter Hello from the Goldfarb Center! We end the 2019 spring semester at the Goldfarb Center with gratitude and hope. We are very grateful to all who have supported the center by creating opportunities for internships and visiting speakers. Your impact on our students is game-changing. We finished our year by piloting our...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – March 2019

March 2019 Newsletter Hello from the Goldfarb Center! The snow magically disappeared as we welcomed newly admitted students to Mayflower Hill this week. In counterpoint to these students looking forward to Colby, I reflect on the alums who returned to Colby this semester to share the amazing work they are doing in this world. One...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – February 2019

February 2019 Newsletter Hello from the Goldfarb Center! What an amazing start to 2019! It was fabulous to catch up with alumni at the Miami and Boston Dare Northward launches—so inspirational! With the support of the Davis Global Labs, I joined students in Bogotá, Colombia, and Lima, Peru, working on projects involving public-private partnerships and...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – December 2018

December 2018 Goldfarb Newsletter Letter from the Director Happy holidays to all from the Goldfarb Center. My papers aren’t graded, but the gentle snow brings a calm feeling of gratitude for a wonderful semester. In addition to the fall Lovejoy Award, it was a busy semester with events tied to the 2018 midterm campaign along...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – June 2018

Letter from the Director Like the passage of Maine seasons, the end of semesters gives us a chance to look back and plan forward. With several large-scale events, Spring 2018 was busy in the Goldfarb Center. The Goldfarb Center was pleased to co-host with the Pugh board the visit of #MeToo founder TaranaBurke. To an...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – April 2018

Letter from the Director I am particularly impressed this spring by the engagement of Colby students. Piloting a concept of Colby labs that asks students to address a challenge of a public affairs organization, I travelled this January to Lima, Peru, with three amazing students for a baseline study of early interventions in infant mental...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – January 2018

Letter from the Director Welcome to Jan Plan 2018! The end of fall semester brought change amidst new initiatives at the Goldfarb Center. Amanda Cooley left after five years as assistant director to accept a position at Husson College as director of content marketing. Her uber-organization will be sorely missed in GC programming. We are pleased...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – October 2017

  New Internship Program: The Goldfarb Center‘s new program will harness the power of the Colby network in D.C. to expand on the traditional internship experience. Learn more >>> Letter from the Director The Goldfarb Center was honored to host ProPublica’s Alec MacGillis as the 2017 Lovejoy Award recipient for courageous journalism. Alec’s work calls us to investigate the forgotten places — the geographies that...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – September 2017

2017 Lovejoy Award: Alec MacGillis, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for ProPublica, will receive the Lovejoy Award for courageous journalism Oct. 2. Learn more >>> Letter from the Director There is a lot of change happening at the Goldfarb Center. Every new academic year ushers in a host of new developments at Colby, and this year is certainly no exception —...

Goldfarb Newsletter – May 2017

Goldfarb at CLAS: Sandy Maisel Student Research Fellow Tamara Lukic ’19 presents her research on displacement and forced migration in Serbia during the European refugee crisis at the Colby Liberal Arts Symposium April 27. Letter from the Director It would be hard to script a more fitting end to the academic year. In mid-April we were pleased...