Fleming Cautions Climate Engineers

"Global climate engineering is untested and untestable, and dangerous beyond belief," Professor Jim Fleming writes in a response to claims it could be "cheap and effective."

LEED Gold Announced

Two Colby residence halls built in the early 1950s and renovated in 2008 received LEED Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Art at its Finest

A Portland Press Herald article calls the Colby museum's 50th anniversary exhibition "arguably the most significant fine-art exhibition in the state of Maine, at least in recent memory."

Saint Under Scrutiny

In her new book, Professor of History Larissa Taylor deconstructs the myth of Joan of Arc. Hear more in a BBC Woman's Hour interview from August 13.

New-Media Nuance

Contrary to popular belief, bloggers and journalists often share a symbiotic relationship, says New York Times deputy Washington bureau chief Rebecca Corbett '74 in a Lovejoy blog post.

Uighur Film Debut

A film by Jeff Daniels '00 was a cause celebre at the Melbourne Film Festival after the Chinese tried to get it pulled from the lineup, ABC News reports.

Art on the Move

Director of the Colby Museum of Art Sharon Corwin is featured in a Down East magazine story about the future of Maine's museums.

Sustainability in Action

A project spearheaded by Steve Erario '10 is making Central Maine more sustainable in five areas: local food, education, waste, energy, and transportation. Watch the insideColby video.

High Court Nomination

Joseph Jabar '68 has been nominated by Governor John Baldacci to serve on the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, the Kennebec Journal reports.

Mules on the Run

A team of current students and alumni runners did Colby proud at the annual Around Mt. Desert Relay last month. They won.

Alum’s San Francisco Run

A standout in women's track while at Colby, Jessica Minty '06 placed third in the San Francisco Marathon's 2nd Half Marathon July 26. Minty runs professionally for ZAP Fitness.

The Politics of Health Care

The challenges of health-care reform are illuminated by Professor of Government Joe Reisert in a recent Morning Sentinel column.

Strong Admissions Season

Colby welcomes its bicentennial class, the Class of 2013, September 1. Colby magazine reports on a strong recruiting season.

The Gravity of Gravity

Colby's anti-gravity stone is featured in a Chronicle of Higher Education article about Roger W. Babson's quest to combat gravity.

Museum Celebrates 50 Years

A 50th anniversary exhibition at the Colby museum that chronicles the museum's history through its acquisitions opened July 11.

News Literacy Blog Launches

A new blog to promote news literacy, featuring experienced journalists, launched July 8 through the Goldfarb Center at Colby.

Eight All Americans

Eight student athletes from five varsity teams earned All-America honors in 2008-09. An archive of All Americans from previous years also is online.

Math Prof’s Scientific Research

Mathematics professor Jan Holly received a $200,000 grant to continue her research on the inner ear and dizziness and imbalance, the Morning Sentinel reports.

New Classical Music Concert Series

The Atlantic Music Festival, a month-long celebration of classical music, performed by stellar young musicians, will take place at Colby for the first time this year, starting July 4.

Community Market Opens

A new market in downtown Waterville featuring local foods and goods opened June 22. Barrels Community Market got its start through a $15,000 feasibility grant from Colby.