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Lunder Collection

For Lunder Collection: A New Home

Extraordinary works of American art to be centerpiece for Colby and state of Maine

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Game Changer

Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Todd McGovern played on

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In Their Footsteps, 1914-1963

Three wars, a devastating economic depression, and creation of a new campus from scratch: during the years 1914-1963 Colby was up to the challenge.

From the Hill

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“Let’s Get Dinner Sometime”


Students practice the lost art of dating


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Food for Thought

Documentary Explores Lives of Immigrant Farm Workers in the United States

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The Secret Is Out

More Chinese students choose Colby—and the liberal arts—over big American universities


 


 

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Where There Now is a Campus, There Once Were Farms

by Charles Ferguson   Editor’s note: Professor Charles Ferguson (Associate Professor of French, emeritus) spent 28 years in classrooms on the Colby campus before retiring in 1995.  In 2008 he took a very different look at Mayflower Hill—the pastoral land that preceded Colby’s move from downtown Waterville.  What was there? Who farmed the fields that...
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Into the Forests of Gondar

Colby researchers plumb the secrets of Ethiopia's ancient "church forests"

Editorial & Opinion

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Adoration of the Autobots

Gift Ntuli ’14, Adoration of the Autobots, 2012, screenprint, 10″ x 8″.