Before an engaged audience in Lorimer Chapel Monday, Oct. 2, Alec MacGillis of ProPublica was bestowed the Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award for courageous journalism, one of the College’s most prestigious recognitions.

The Lovejoy Award, presented annually by Colby since 1952, honored MacGillis for his incisive reporting and informed questioning on a wide range of pressing policy issues.

A┬áreplay of the entire event is available on Colby’s Facebook page. For more about MacGillis’s work and the Lovejoy Award, please visit the Lovejoy website.