A Focus Earth special featuring "Six People Saving Our Planet" includes footage of Colby. Activist Soren Hermansen spoke here in March with students and host Bob Woodruff about key issues.
Professors G. Calvin Mackenzie (government) and Robert Weisbrot (history) were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize in history for their book The Liberal Hour, described as "elegantly written."
For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency named Colby the Individual Conference Champion for purchasing the most green power in the NESCAC.
A new film festival, Lumina, is being held April 17-19 in Waterville. It will include both feature films from around the world and Maine-based films.
Colby's student newspaper, The Echo, offers in-depth reporting into the events surrounding the April 12 arrests.
A new program, Opportunity Maine, gives financial incentives to college graduates who choose to stay and work in Maine.
Colby Artist-in-Residence Dhruv Sangari and Department of Music Chair Steven Nuss will be guests on MPBN's Morning Classical Music with Suzanne Nance April 16 at 11 a.m.
Colby celebrates Earth Week 2009 April 18-25 with activities on and around campus.
Maine Senator Susan Collins spoke of working across the aisle on the stimulus bill when she delivered the Government Department's Goldfarb Lecture April 5, the Morning Sentinel reports.
The success of Colby Cares About Kids mentoring program has prompted Maine's governor to direct a $500,000 federal
grant to try to replicate the CCAK model at other campuses throughout
Colby students spent spring break visiting Native American children in Maine to encourage them to consider college, the Maine Public Broadcasting Network reported April 3.
A first-of-its-kind conference on climate change, April 1-4 at Colby, heard a keynote suggesting businesses will increase sustainability efforts due to market pressures.
Joe Boulos '68, chair of the Board of Trustees, toted a Colby banner to the Uhuru Peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro when he climbed the 19,330-foot mountain in March.
A front-page Morning Sentinel article about the Hathaway Creative Center, which opens to residential tenants in April, features Paul Boghossian '76, the driving force behind the project.
The warrant for President al-Bashir of Sudan has reignited debate about the genocide, and African scholar Alex de Waal is in the middle of the debate. Hear his side at Colby on April 1.
Maine will receive a $500,000 federal grant to create or expand children's mentoring programs, using the Colby Cares About Kids program as the model.
The New York Times calls Greg Cronin '86 "brash, aggressive, intelligent and bursting with self-confidence" in an article about how he led Northeastern to the N.C.A.A. hockey tournament.
Colby men's lacrosse upset fifth-ranked Endicott with a 12-7 victory March 26. The Mules are 5-2 overall and 2-1 in conference play heading into a March 28 game at Middlebury.
Women's lacrosse upset the number-one ranked team March 24, ending a 32-game home win streak for Salisbury.
Kelsey Potdevin '09, from Juneau, Alaska, earned All-America honors by finishing eighth in the 100-yard backstroke at the NCAA Division III championships in Minnesota.