Juliet Garcia to Speak at Colby October 19

Juliet Garcia, president of the University of Texas-Brownsville, will be the keynote speaker for the 2002 Dr. Ralph J. Bunche Symposium at Colby College in Waterville. Garcia will deliver her address at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 19, in the Page Commons Room of Cotter Union. The lecture is free of charge and open to the public.

Jeff Drumtra of U.S. Committee for Refugees at Colby, October 8

Jeff Drumtra, senior policy analyst on Africa for the U.S. Committee for Refugees (USCR), will give the lecture "In Search of Human Rights: Africa's 13 Million Uprooted People" on Tuesday, October 8, at Colby College in Waterville. The event is part of the Oak Human Rights Lecture Series. It will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Room 01 of the F.W. Olin Science Center and is open to the public free of charge.

Former German Mayor to Speak at Colby, October 17

Hinrich Lehmann-Grube, the former mayor of Leipzig, Germany, will give the lecture "Twelve Years United Germany--A Story of Success and Failure" on Thursday, October 17, at Colby College in Waterville.

Colby Music Faculty Perform October 5

On Saturday, October 5, members of Colby's music faculty will perform a concert of solo and ensemble works. The concert, part of the 2002-03 Music at Colby Concert Series, will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Given Auditorium of the Bixler Art and Music Center on the Waterville campus. It is open to the public and free of charge.

New York Voices at Colby September 28

On Saturday, September 28, the Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble New York Voices will perform at Colby College in Waterville. The concert, part of the 2002-03 Music at Colby Concert Series, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Page Commons Room of Cotter Union. It is open to the public and free of charge.

Lecture on Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction, September 18

Wednesday, September 18, at Colby College Jack Mendelsohn will present "The Lessons of September 11th for U. S. Foreign Policy: Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction." Mendelsohn is an arms control expert, retired State Department official and consultant to several non-governmental organizations.

Mike Daisey’s Off-Broadway Hit 21 Dog Years to be Performed September 27

  Actor, author, playwright and Colby graduate Mike Daisey will present his one-man show 21 Dog Years: Doing Time @ Amazon.com on Friday, September 27, at Colby. 21 Dog Years comes directly to Colby after a six-month Off-Broadway run to strong reviews. The performance will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Strider Theater in the Runnals Building on the Waterville campus.

Colby Announces Three Readings by Visiting Writers This Fall

Colby College's 2002-03 Visiting Writers Series will hold three readings this fall on the Waterville campus. Each program will begin at 7 p.m. in the Robins Room of Roberts Building and is open to the public free of charge.

David Burgess Plays Guitar Music of Brazil at Colby, September 15

On Sunday, September 15, guitarist David Burgess will perform music from Brazil. The concert, part of the 2002-03 Music at Colby Concert Series, will be held at 3 p.m. in Given Auditorium of the Bixler Art and Music Center on the Waterville campus. It is open to the public and free of charge.

Colby College Museum of Art Closed Labor Day

The Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville will be closed on Monday, September 2, for Labor Day. The museum will be open regular hours Saturday, August 31, and Sunday, September 1.

Colby Yard Sale, September 3

On Tuesday, September 3, from noon to 6 p.m. Colby College will hold a yard sale featuring used household items. The event is open to the public and will be held in the field house of the Harold Alfond Athletic Center on the Waterville campus. Items for sale will include lamps, dishes, clocks, refrigerators, shelving, sporting goods and more.

Portland String Quartet Opens 2002-3 Music at Colby Concert Series

On Saturday, September 7, the Portland String Quartet, artists-in-residence at Colby, will open the 2002-03 Music at Colby Concert Series with a free concert. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Lorimer Chapel on the Waterville campus and is open to the public free of charge.

Major Scholarship Program Brings International Diversity to Colby College in Maine

As Congress debates the shape of a new Homeland Security Administration and amid widespread concern about the numbers and intentions of foreign students coming to the United States, financier Shelby M.C. Davis is spending millions of dollars to put hundreds of foreign students through some of America's top colleges, Colby College in Maine among them.

Rosenfeld Named Director of Museum of Art

Colby College President William Adams announced today that Daniel Rosenfeld, currently Academy Professor at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, has been appointed director of the Colby College Museum of Art. Hugh Gourley, the museum's director for nearly four decades, will retire this fall.

String Quartet Performances at Colby, July 30 through August 10

A series of string quartet concerts will be held July 30 through August 10 at Colby College in Waterville. Two formal concerts by the Portland String Quartet are set for July 30 and August 6; two performances by participants in the 27th annual Portland String Quartet Workshop at Colby will be presented August 10.

Major Outdoor Sculpture “Seven Walls” Dedicated

Measuring 68 feet wide and 12 feet tall, a new outdoor sculpture at Colby College in Waterville was too big to cover, so the artwork was dedicated rather than unveiled on Wednesday. Seven Walls, an expansive piece of public art designed by renowned American artist Sol LeWitt, is prominently located between the Colby College Museum of Art and the main road through campus.

Piano Institute at Colby to Perform Free Concert

On Thursday, July 18, and Friday, July 19, at 7:30 p.m. nightly, participants in the Piano Institute at Colby summer workshop will perform concerts in Colby's Lorimer Chapel on the Waterville campus. The concerts are open to the public free of charge.