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.
Emma Linhard '11 finished sixth in the nation in the mile run to win All-America honors at the NCAA Div. III championship final in Indiana Saturday.
Josh Kernan '10 placed fourth and Vincent LeBrun-Fortin '11 sixth in the national NCAA Div. I slalom championships March 13.
Eric Hansen '08, an AmeriCorps volunteer, was featured in a Good Morning America story about President Obama's call for a bill supporting community service.
The "Expert Chats" forum at Harvard's Kennedy School has four speakers lined up for a Mar. 18 chat on Conservation Capital in the Americas. Colby sophomore Blair Braverman is one of them.
Men's lacrosse coach Jon Thompson's intensity was evident before the season began, and his team started with two wins. He talks of his philosophy in a new insideColby podcast.
An essay coauthored by Jesica Chang '11 about cybernationalism in China is published in US-China Today, a publication of the University of Southern California's US-China Institute.
The Face-to-Face AIDS photomosaic created by Ken Wong '83 is on view in the Diamond Building through March 12. Wong's talk about the project can now be heard online.
The Echo covers "Speaking, Hearing, Opening Up Together" (S.H.O.U.T.), now underway, with music, talks (including Eve Ensler), and workshops on the theme of freedom.
InsideColby celebrates its 50th podcast this week. Fritz Freudenberger '09, a podcasting pioneer, asked students and faculty, "What makes Colby unique?"
Colby's student-run community radio station, WMHB 89.7FM, will offer new programming this spring, including news broadcasts and debates.
Professor Cheryl Townsend Gilkes delivered a Black History Month address at Michigan State Feb. 26. "Yet With a Steady Beat: The Gift of an Activist Womanhood," can be heard online.
Professors Cal Mackenzie (government) and Rob Weisbrot (history) are mentioned alongside Rick Russo and Stephen King in an AP story about the book trade.
State Department spokesman Sean McCormack '86 bids farewell in a blog he helped to create as head of public affairs at Foggy Bottom.
The student-run the Iraqi Refugee Awareness Movement recently held an all-day conference about resettlement challenges.
In a recent Morning Sentinel op-ed, Professor of Government Joe Reisert argues for partisanship, calling it "the natural and normal state of democratic politics."