In a letter to the Portland Press Herald, Joe Boulos '68, chair of Colby's board of trustees, explains that new aid policies make Colby affordable.
The new synthetic turf field will be ready for the first home football game of the season, Sat., Sept. 27., vs. Middlebury.
John Koons '72, D.M.D., and Michael Roy '74 are behind a plan to turn the old Colby ski slope property into a Nordic ski area with other year-round uses.
Barclays President Bob Diamond '73 walked away from negotiations over Lehman Brothers. The International Herald Tribune suggests the crisis vindicates what he's been saying since 1996.
Want to keep up with what's for lunch? Online dining hall menus are all now RSS enabled, which means you can subscribe and get notified when menus change.
David Eaton, a former ABC News executive, has been named director of communications and marketing at Colby.
Hugo Chavez, president of Venezuela, is expelling U.S. Ambassador Patrick Duddy '72 over an alleged plot, according to a New York Times story.
A former bureau chief and a current writer for the New York Times, Phil Taubman and Felicity Barringer, inaugurate the Lovejoy Journalists-in-Residence program Sept. 7.
Maine's Department of Environmental Protection has recognized Colby for cutting carbon emissions by using electricity from renewable sources, constructing LEED-certified buildings, and more.
Interested in solar power? Senior environmental studies major Patrick Roche addresses some of the most common questions about solar systems in a recent column in his hometown paper.
Brown University has announced that Margaret Klawunn '82 was promoted to vice president for campus life and student services.
The Augusta-Waterville area has been ranked number 17 out of 140 "micropolitan" regions in the country for its high quality of living.
In a Morning Sentinel op-ed Professor Alec Campbell (sociology) weighs in on the national intiative to change the legal drinking age to 18.
New students arrived Tuesday, Aug. 26, for orientation activities and trips. The schedule of orientation activities is online and includes a new community-engagement component.
Andrew Cox '10, studying in Hangzhou, China, was pictured in China's Today Morning Express in a story about foreign students in China following the Olympic games online.
Greg Mortenson, subject and coauthor of Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace. . . One School at a Time, will deliver Colby's 2009 Commencement address.
A radio program about poetry in Maine that features English professors Adrian Blevins and Ira Sadoff will air on the Maine Public Broadcasting Network at 2 p.m. on Thursday, August 14.
The highly acclaimed new book by Colby professors G. Calvin Mackenzie (government) and Robert Weisbrot (history) is reviewed in the August 13 New York Times.
The Maine Folk Art Trail, which includes 11 museums including the Colby College Museum of Art, was featured recently in the New York Times.
At the Waterville Energy Expo on August 6, intern Joel Pitt '09 will help visitors learn to cut energy costs and reduce their carbon footprint.