The Anthropology of Air Travel

Assistant Professor of Anthropology and African-American Studies Chandra D. Bhimull Assistant Professor of Anthropology and African-American Studies Chandra D. Bhimull has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship to continue her study of connections among airline travel, diaspora, and empire. Bhimull will be in residence at the National Air and Space Museum at the Smithsonian Institution in […]

Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson: Witness to History

Despite curling up under her protective vest to survive a Taliban ambush in Marjah, Afghanistan, and spending six hours awaiting her own execution after being convicted of being an American spy in Najaf, Iraq, NPR Foreign Correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson concluded, “It’s been worth it, both for myself and those informed by my work.” That’s […]

If the Ring Fits…

It was Sept. 15. Officer Scott D. Uhlman of the Brockton (Mass.) Police Department was talking to an evidence officer at police headquarters. The officer’s desk drawer was open, and Uhlman spotted a college ring originally brought in with some stolen jewelry recovered in the 1980s. Uhlman saw that it was from Colby, Class of […]

Through the Mist

This photo was taken at 6:30 a.m. with the sun barely diffusing the morning haze. Reported the photographer, “Such glorious light!”


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Mule Mob

Bleeding Colby Blue, or at least wearing it, members of the Mule Mob cheer on the Mules at the home football opener against Trinity, Sept. 24.

Coach Whitmore Steps Aside

Dick Whitmore, one of NCAA Div. III men's basketball's all-time win leaders, is stepping down after 40 years as head coach of the Mules. His teams won 637 games and numerous championships.

Handmade Help

Natalie Deuschle '11 helps Cambodian women with AIDS help themselves.

Toni Tsvetanova ’11 Wins Watson Fellowship

Toni Tsvetanova ’11 won a 2011-12 Watson Fellowship and plans to explore France, South Africa, Brazil, and Bangladesh developing models of social entrepreneurship to change lives of homeless people.