The Colby Museum of Art has loaned works from the permanent collection to Crown Point Press in San Francisco for a collaborative exhibition featuring works by Sol LeWitt, Kiki Smith, Alex Katz, and others.
At a community gathering of remembrance for Derrik Flahive ’13 Nov. 17, friends and teachers spoke of his "infectious smile" and adventurous spirit. Flahive was studying abroad in Chile when he died Nov. 15.
Four Colby students have been selected to blog from this year's annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience Nov. 12-16 in Washington, D.C. Theirs is the only undergraduate student blog among the 10 chosen.
An Oct. 31 panel discussion brought education reformers Bill Ayers, Bonisile Ntlemeza, and Allison Rouse to Colby to discuss combating inequality and oppression by way of innovative teaching strategies.
My Fresh Maine, a company started by three Colby students with start-up capital from the Colby Entrepreneurial Alliance, connects Maine farmers and artisans directly to consumers. See story and WMTW-8 TV coverage.
President Adams told parents and alumni, "There is nothing like the intensity of the experience we provide here ... nothing like the comprehensiveness ... nothing like it in terms of demonstrable outcomes." (Audio online.)
President Adams finds recent graduates value the intellectual capacities prized at Colby—"the capacity to communicate, to think, to exercise creativity and imagination." His annual report essay goes on to focus on a college dropout.
More than 1,000 alumni, parents, and friends of Colby will return to Waterville for 2011 Family Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 28-30. Many scheduled events are open to the general public, most free of charge.
With the recent release of presidential fundraising numbers, reporters looked to campaign finance expert Anthony Corrado (government) for analysis. This week he appears in the Economist, USA Today, BusinessWeek, and other publications.
Despite surviving a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan and a warrant for her execution in Iraq, Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson concluded, "It’s been worth it, both for myself and those informed by my work." Story, transcript, audio online.
Environmental health experts at an Oct. 14 conference titled “Chemicals, Obesity and Diabetes: How Science Leads Us to Action” said eating too much and exercising too little are not the only causes of a growing obesity epidemic.