South African Reconciliation Advocate is Oak Fellow

Zandile Nhlengetwa, a South African activist who worked toward reconciliation in the midst of violence and retribution, is the 2012 Oak Human Rights Fellow.  Nhlengetwa, a longtime educator in KwaZulu-Natal, is spending first semester at Colby discussing the history of the conflicts that claimed the lives of her husband, brother, and adopted son. She worked […]

Digging Deep

  Excavation and construction work continues on the foundation of a new science building on Colby Green. The building will house computer science, mathematics and statistics, and psychology and will free up space for Roberts to be turned into a residence hall.  

Shea Is New Goldfarb Center Director

Daniel M. Shea Daniel M. Shea is the new director of the Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement and joined the faculty as a professor of government this fall. He takes the center’s reins from William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Government L. Sandy Maisel, the first director of the Goldfarb Center. Shea […]

Colby Covers the Campaign

Amy Walter ’91 and Dan Harris ’93 anchored the presidential debate coverage for ABC News Digital this election season.  A longtime political forecaster, Walter is political director for the network. Harris is anchor for ABC’s World News Sunday and a veteran correspondent. They are shown during broadcast of the first debate in Denver.

Bold Reflections: New Museum Wing Takes Shape

Springtime brought the installation of the glass exterior to the Colby Museum of Art’s new Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion. Each of approximately 360 rectangular glass panes is treated with a ceramic pattern to moderate solar heat gain and light transmittance, one of many environmental measures it is expected will lead to LEED-silver certification of the building. […]

Career Center Hits the Road

A new Career Center program takes Colby students off the hill for site visits at potential places of employment.