Goldfarb Newsletter – October 2014

From The Director Greetings from Mayflower Hill! Do real environmentalists support fracking? Prior to joining Colby, we lived in western Pennsylvania — arguably the epicenter of the Marcellus Shale formation. Debates, often heated, about hydraulic fracturing (fracking) were recurrent. Many of my colleagues passionately opposed this technique, distressed about ground water contamination. Most of the...

Goldfarb Newsletter – September 2014

In This Issue From the Director Maine Concussion Management Initiative Announces Research Consortium, $320,000 Grant Goldfarb Center Supports Airing of Ken Burns’ Highly Anticipated Documentary Coming Soon: Goldfarb Center Annual Magazine Upcoming Events   From The Director Greetings from Mayflower Hill. The start of an academic year is always exciting, filled with optimism and anticipation....

Goldfarb Newsletter – May 2014

In This Issue – From The Director – Mitchell Lecture Features Former U.S. Senator Thomas Daschle – The Honorable D. Brock Hornby Receives 2014 Morton A. Brody Distinguished Judicial Service Award – Colby Cares About Kids Celebrates! – National Science Foundation Grant Provides Opportunities for Students, Professors to Expand Research – 2014 Oak Fellow Announced...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – March 2014

In This Issue – Letter from the Director– Telling the Colby Cares About Kids Story– Goldfarb Center Hits the Ice– Upcoming Events Letter from the Director Greetings from a snowy Mayflower Hill! In the midst of a very busy and wintery semester, I was pleased to have the opportunity to offer a few remarks about...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – February 2014

In This Issue – From the Director – Jan Plan in Action – Spring Events From The Director Happy New Year! All is well on Mayflower Hill. These days, however, I am too often reminded of Robert Frost's line that, “you can't get too much winter in the winter.” Perhaps, but we've been experiencing an...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – December 2013

In This Issue –       From the Director –       MCMI Leading the Way with Path-Breaking Research –       Goldfarb Grants: New Opportunities for Hands-On Learning and Service –       Sneak Peek at the Spring Semester From the Director Reflecting on the fall semester, one word that may best describe the center's programming is “diverse” — not only in...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – November 2013

In This Issue – From the Director – Upcoming Events – Goldfarb Student Fellows Program – Colby Volunteer Center: Finding New Ways to Make A Difference – Colby Cares About Kids: Mentors Who Go the Extra Mile – Lovejoy Events Pull Student Journos From Across New England – Discussion Drug Policy and A Documentary –...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – September 2013

In This Issue – From the Director – Upcoming Events (Through October) – Annual Magazine From the Director Greetings from Mayflower Hill. As you would expect, Colby is abuzz with the energy of a new semester. The leaves are still green, but evenings are noticeably cooler. For many, the year begins January 1, but for...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – May 2013

┬áIn This Issue – From the Director – Event Recap – Madison Louis ’13 Finds Her Focus with the Colby Volunteer Center – Colby Cares About Kids Hosts CCAK BBQ – Colby Volunteer Center by the Numbers – Coming This Summer: Goldfarb Center Annual Magazine From the Director If you have visited our website and...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – April 2013

In This Issue – From the Director… – Event Recap – Upcoming Events – Colby Cares About Kids Draws Largest Number of Volunteer Mentors in Program History – Colby Ties: The Waterville-Colby Alliance – Abbott Matthews ’13 Travels to Bogota with Goldfarb Center’s Sandy Maisel Student Research Grant From the Director… It is now spring...