Goldfarb Center Newsletter – November 27, 2012

Greetings. As we had hoped and anticipated, the past month has been quite busy at the Goldfarb Center. In addition to our day-to-day operations, we were pleased to help sponsor two exciting campus-wide events.  The Goldfarb students, along with several cosponsoring organizations, pulled off an amazing election night party for the campus. They took over...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – October 3, 2012

From the Director… It seems that nearly over night the leaves on Mayflower Hill have turned brilliant orange and red.  Alas, this being a presidential election year, we’ve scant time to ponder the change of seasons.  Well, maybe just a little bit of time…. Mounting data suggests the reemergence of young voters, as witnessed in...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – September 11, 2012

From the Director… Each winter, just a few weeks after our camping gear is stowed away for the year, my wife Christine and I chart the family’s next summer adventure.  Last year, instead of heading west as we had done in the three previous summers, we planned a trip to Maine.   After a few...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – April 2012

In This Issue – Dan Shea Named Next Director of the Goldfarb Center – Washington Alums Hear About the Election – Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson Receives Morton A. Brody Distinguished Judicial Service Award – Nonprofit Leadership Institute to Address Social Media – Maine Philanthropy Awards to Honor Neil Rolde – April Events Dan Shea Named...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – March 2012

In This Issue – Andrea Bruce and Harold Koh Highlight February Events – Colby Cares About Kids Celebrates Ten Years of Mentoring – Goldfarb Center in Washington: 2012 Election Panel Discussion – Brody Award Program Honoring Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson: Sunday, April 1 – Oak Institute Sponsors Immigrant Rights Month – March Events Andrea Bruce...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – Spring 2012 Overview

Today kicks off the first full week of spring semester classes and things are once again abuzz on the Hill.  We have a great line-up of events in store for the coming months, including a special Goldfarb Center panel discussion in Washington, D.C., following the hugely successful Boston event featuring Peter Hart ’64 last fall. ...

Happy Holidays from the Goldfarb Center – Fall 2011 in Review

  In This Issue…. – Recap of Fall 2011 Public Affairs Events – Colby Volunteer Center Raises Over $15,000 for Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter – Grants Awarded to 13 Faculty Members and Students for Research, Internships, and Mealtime Seminars – CCAK Mentees Wish Bon Voyage to Their Junior Mentors – Save The Date: Spring 2012 Highlights...

Goldfar Center Newsletter – October 17, 2011

In This Issue… –  Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson Receives Lovejoy Award –  Beyond Diet and Exercise: Conference Examines Links Between Chemicals and Obesity –  Colby Volunteer Center Sponsors Johnson Day –  Colby Cares About Kids Celebrates 10 Years of Mentoring –  Upcoming Events –  In The Community Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson Receives Lovejoy Award   NPR’s Soraya...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – October 3, 2011

Chemicals, Obesity and Diabetes: How Science Leads Us To Action Friday, October 14, 2011 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Diamond Building, Colby College The Goldfarb Center and the Environmental Health Strategy Center are co-sponsoring a cutting edge one-day conference to present the links between human exposure to environmental chemicals and the development of obesity and...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – September 19, 2011

Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson to Receive the 2011 Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award The woman who opened NPR’s Kabul bureau in Afghanistan five years ago, who covered the Arab Spring from Cairo, and who recently reported from Benghazi, in eastern Libya, as rebel forces surged into Tripoli and toppled Muammar Qaddafi, will receive Colby College’s 2011 Lovejoy...