An admirer of Abraham Lincoln, President-elect Obama cited Team of Rivals, a book by Doris Kearns Goodwin '64, in a CBS interview about his administration.
The museum exhibition created by anthropology students that documents lives of Somali Bantu refugees resettled in Lewiston, Maine, is the subject two recent newspaper articles.
In the 2008 election the media was pro-Obama, said Tom Edsall of the Huffington Post in a Nov. 11 speech. Morning Sentinel Editor Eric Conrad reacts in his blog.
Students will march from campus to downtown Waterville Nov. 15 as part of a rally for climate change justice led by Oak Human Rights Fellow Afsan Chowdhury.
The Colby community donated more than 8,000 pounds of food in a national effort to break the world record for food collection in one day.
NPR's Chris Arnold '92 majored in English at Colby, and these days the economics reporter is explaining Wall Street jargon to radio listeners.
The election of Barack Obama was big news in Europe, and Colby students in Dijon, France, became the news hook for a local television station.
A review in the Nov. 5 Wall Street Journal calls English Professor Tilar Mazzeo's new book, The Widow Clicquot, "an intoxicating business biography."
Waterville is the first New England community selected as a host for the American Film Institute's Project 20/20, with the Colby museum playing a role.
Studs Terkel, recipient of the 2004 Lovejoy Award for courageous journalism, died Oct. 31. A video of him accepting the award is online.
This week's Colby Echo profiles Colby trustee Emma James '04.
Mike Daisey '96 opened his newest monologue off Broadway, and the Oct. 28 New York Times called his take on the Manhattan Project "funny, shrewd and continually absorbing."
An Oct. 23 panel discussion about the current economic turmoil, featuring financial leaders Robert E. Diamond '73 and Michael Gordon '66, is available as a podcast.
Colby Echo co-editor Suzanne Merkelson '09 was one of four college newspaper editors on NPR's On Point Oct. 22. The discussion focused on the presidential election and the youth vote.
Tuesday's New York Times quoted two Colby professors in unrelated stories: Tony Corrado (government) on campaign fundraising; Jon Weiss (French) on Irene Nemirovsky.
Family Homecoming Weekend brought victories for most of the Colby teams that competed, including a Maine State Championship for women's cross country. All results are online.
See video of President William D. Adams's talk at Family Homecoming Weekend, where he said Colby's finances and programs are stable in the face of the financial crisis.
Tune into CSPAN-2 on Sunday, Oct. 19, at 9 a.m. for a reading by Cal Mackenzie (government) from the new book The Liberal Hour, which he co-wrote with Rob Weisbrot (history).
Government professors Cal Mackenzie and Sandy Maisel have been tapped by groups in Greece and Canada, respectively, to discuss the U.S. presidential election via videoconference.
A live television broadcast of the Second District Congressional debate, between incumbent Mike Michaud (D) and John Frary (R) will air from Page Commons on Thursday.