Corrado and Thamattoor Receive Teaching Award

Anthony Corrado, professor of government at Colby College, and Dasan Thamattoor, assistant professor of chemistry, will both receive the 2002 Senior Class Charles Bassett Teaching Award and will deliver Colby's final Spotlight Event lectures of the year on Thursday, May 2. Corrado and Thamattoor's individual addresses will take place at 7 p.m. in Lorimer Chapel on the Waterville, Maine, campus. Corrado will discuss "Lessons on Political Reform" and Thamattoor's talk is titled "The Bird and the Cage."

Colby Undergraduate Research Symposium May 2-3

The third annual Colby College Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held Thursday, May 2, and Friday, May 3, on the Waterville campus. James Gustave Speth, dean and professor of environmental policy and sustainable development at the Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, will give the symposium's keynote address.

Colby Orchestra and Chorale to Perform May 4 and 5

On Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5, the Colby Symphony Orchestra, the Colby College Chorale and the Colby-Kennebec Choral Society will perform together at Colby's Waterville campus. The concerts will be held at 7:30 p.m. nightly in Lorimer Chapel. They are open to the public and free of charge.

Marcella Zalot Named Athletic Director at Colby

Marcella K. Zalot has been named director of athletics at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, beginning July 1. Zalot has been the associate athletics director and senior women's athletic administrator at Colby for five years and served as acting director of athletics during the current academic year while Richard Whitmore was on a sabbatical leave.

Senior Anna L’Hommedieu Wins Watson Fellowship

As the recipient of a Thomas J. Watson Foundation Fellowship for a year of independent study abroad following her graduation in May L'Hommedieu will become a temporary immigrant, traveling from Ecuador to Spain to document the lives of Ecuadorian migrants for her project "Temporary Immigrants: A Permanent Solution?"

Contemporary Works on Paper at Colby Museum

More than 100 works on paper are at the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville April 28 through June 30 as part of the exhibit "Drawn From a Family: Contemporary Works on Paper."

Colby Collegium Musicum to Perform Music of Bach

Collegium Musicum, Colby's early music group, will present its spring concert, "Passion and Glorification in J.S. Bach's Music," on Saturday, April 27. The 7:30 p.m. concert will be held in Lorimer Chapel on the Waterville campus and is open to the public free of charge.

“The Living” to be Performed in April and May

Anthony Clarvoe's play The Living will be presented on April 26 and 27 and May 3 and 4 by Colby College's Department of Theater and Dance. All performances are at 7:30 p.m. in Strider Theater in the Runnals Building on the Waterville campus. Following the May 3 and 4 performances Clarvoe will be on hand to speak with the audience.

U.S. District Judge Singal to Deliver Lipman Lecture

On Wednesday, April 24, U.S. District Judge of Maine George Z. Singal will present Colby College's annual Lipman Lecture on "Speaking Back to God: My Mother and Bontshe Shveig." The 7:30 p.m. talk will be held in Given Auditorium of the Bixler Art and Music Center on the Waterville campus. The talk is open to the public and free of charge.

Experts to Debate Evidence for Climate Change

Global climate change will be the topic on Monday, April 22, at Colby College in Waterville when the first William R. and Linda K. Cotter Debate will be held. "Assessing the Evidence for Climate Change: Results from Ice Cores vs. Data from Satellites" will feature climate experts John Christy of the University of Alabama and Paul Mayewski of the University of Maine. The forum will begin at 7:30 p.m. in room 1 of the F.W. Olin Science Center and is open to the public.

Winona LaDuke to Speak at Colby April 23

Native American author and activist Winona LaDuke will be at Colby College in Waterville on Tuesday, April 23, to present the lecture "The Environment and Social Justice." The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Lorimer Chapel and is open to the public free of charge.

Sally Baker Named to Executive Position at Colby

At Colby College in Waterville, Sally Baker has been named to the position of Executive Assistant to the President and Secretary of the College, President William D. Adams announced Thursday. Baker will assume her new duties on July 1 and will replace Earl H. Smith, who retires this spring following 40 years of service to the college.

Sociologist Derber to Lecture at Colby April 18

Author and scholar Charles Derber will present the annual Kingsley Birge Lecture in Sociology at Colby College in Waterville on Thursday, April 18. Derber, the author of several books on American culture and global capitalism, will give a talk at 8 p.m. in the Pugh Center of Cotter Union. The event is open to the public and free of charge.

Southworth Lecture on Historic Men’s Fashions April 22

Edward Maeder, curator of textiles and chair of the curatorial department at Historic Deerfield in Massachusetts, will present the annual Clara M. Southworth Lecture at Colby College in Waterville on Monday, April 22. Maeder's lecture "A Personal Environment: Men's Fashion 1760-1860" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. in Given Auditorium of the Bixler Art and Music Center.

Ann Arbor Film Festival Tour at Colby April 10

The 40th annual Ann Arbor Film Festival Tour will be at Colby College in Waterville on Wednesday, April 10, from 7 to 11 p.m. in room 100 of the Lovejoy Building. The tour features 17 new works by independent filmmakers, including a selection of award-winning and highlighted films from this year's 2002 Ann Arbor Film Festival. The touring program currently is traveling around the country to more than 30 locations.

Playwright Arthur Kopit to Speak at Commencement

Acclaimed American playwright Arthur Kopit will be the commencement speaker at Colby College in Maine on May 26, President William D. Adams announced. Kopit has been a finalist twice for the Pulitzer Prize in drama, and the musical Nine, for which he was the book author, won the 1982 Tony Award for best musical.

Colby Wind and Jazz Ensembles Present Spring 2002 Concerts

The Colby College Wind Ensemble and the Colby Jazz Ensemble will both present spring concerts in April in Colby's Lorimer Chapel on the Waterville campus. The Colby Wind Ensemble will perform "Rites and Passages" at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 13.

Judge Williams Received Brody Judicial Award April 1 at Colby

United States Circuit Judge Ann Claire Williams, a pioneering African-American federal judge, received the Morton Brody Distinguished Judicial Service Award Monday night at Colby College in Waterville and told a standing-room-only crowd that everyone should take inspiration from those who have gone before, and that we have an obligation to teach their lessons and to help others fulfill the American dream.

Bioterrorism Subject of April 8 Colby Lecture

On Monday, April 8, at Colby College David Shlaes, vice president of infectious disease research at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, will present a lecture titled "The National Response to Bioterrorism." The 8 p.m. event will be held in room 01 of the F.W. Olin Science Center on the Waterville campus and is open to the public free of charge. A reception will follow.

Student Art Show Opens at Colby April 12

More than 50 Colby students will exhibit their work at the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville April 12 through 28 in the college's annual student art exhibition. An opening reception will be held Friday, April 12, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. and is open to the public.