Global Reach

Peruvian children with cancer will receive Christmas care packages from fifth graders in Winslow thanks to a connection made by a Colby student, the Morning Sentinel reports.

Champagne Times

Professor Tilar Mazzeo's book The Widow Clicquot is not just about the woman behind Veuve Clicquot's success, but the history of champagne as well, according to a New York Times review.

Rosengren’s “Vital Voice”

Since his 2007 appointment as president of the Boston Fed, Eric Rosengren '79 "has dramatically raised the profile of the institution," the Dec. 17 Boston Globe reports.

Indigenous Voices

Beginning Friday afternoons in January, WMHB will begin broadcasting Indigenous Voices, a public affairs show produced by Rhonda Frey of the Penobscot Nation.

Investment Advice

Alexandra Clegg '09 appeared on NPR's All Things Considered Dec. 10 to discuss how the Colby Student Investment Association outperformed the Dow, NASDAQ, and S&P 500.

Green Colby

How is Colby green? It takes a whole new Web site to try to answer that question. See the Green Colby site launched December 11.

Inspiring Students

A short student-produced video shows how Oak Human Rights Fellow Afsan Chowdhury inspired students to action around climate change.

Pond Protection

Senior environmental science majors who studied Pattee Pond in Winslow this semester told residents Dec. 4 what they need to do to preserve the quality of the pond into the future.

Prestigious Graduate Scholarship

Erin Rhoda '06 has been named a 2009 George J. Mitchell Scholar, and is in a graduate program in creative writing at Trinity College in Dublin.

Good Eats

Colby's student-run radio station, WMHB 89.7 FM, is sponsoring a free holiday meal on Thursday, Dec. 4, to benefit the Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter.

Colleges Look West

In a recent Los Angeles Times article, Dory Streett, associate director of admissions, represents New England college recruiters turning more attention to California.

Alum Planning Inauguration

Emmett Beliveau '99, an Obama campaign staffer who helped organize the victory celebration in Grant Park, is now working on the inauguration.

Creative Conservation

For her paper describing an innovative example of conservation finance, Blair Braverman '11 has won a trip to Chile to attend a conservation conference.

Thanksgiving Transport

Students headed home for Thanksgiving can make use of a new airport shuttle, a program of the Student Government Association.

On the Run

The Colby women's cross country team finished 17th in the nation in the NCAA Div. III national championship meet Saturday.

Rally for Human Rights

Students in Oak Fellow Afsan Chowdhury's class rallied in Waterville Nov. 15 to create dialogue about climate change as a violation of human rights.

Change Reporters May Dislike

In an NPR report about Obama's accessibility to the press, New York Times reporter Jeff Zeleny says Obama is less open than in his state senate days. Zeleny speaks at Colby on Wednesday.

Runners Reach Nationals

Women's cross country, which finished 11th nationally last year, will compete once again as a team in the national NCAA Division III Championships.

Considering Rivals

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.