Goldfarb Center Newsletter – December 21, 2012

From the Director With just one semester at the Goldfarb Center I am getting to know many of the staff and faculty, and I have officially rubbed elbows with our students. There is a lot more to learn about the College and the center, and I have only nicked the tip of the iceberg of...

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...