Business Leader Alums

Two alumni are in the news for the major roles they are playing in different areas of the business world. Read about how Edward Snyder '75 plans to redirect the Yale School of Management (New York Times) and about the dissenting views of Boston Fed Chair Eric Rosengren '79 (Boston Globe).

Rosengren ’79 Says Fed Should Act

Eric Rosengren '79, head of the Federal Reserve, Boston, said the bank has to take action to revitalize the economy in its meeting in September regardless of whether or not it looks like a move to influence the election.

Q&A with Calif. Pharma Exec Keith Wilson ’84

Keith Wilson '84, president and CEO of Takeda California, the domestic arm of the Japanese pharmaceutical company, discusses designing new medicines in a Q&A with the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Theater and Dance Featured at MIFF

The Maine International Film Festival, July 13-22, includes a film coedited by Theater and Dance Technical Director John Ervin and Emerita Professor Tina Wentzel. Dreamcatcher is based on a 1995 Colby performance by the same name.

Two Alums Named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

The National Science Foundation recently named Benjamin Morse '09 and Alexandra Wesnousky '10  2012 Graduate Research Fellows, providing three years of support for their doctoral studies.

Justice Joseph Jabar ’68 Wins Law Award

Joseph M. Jabar Sr. '68, associate justice of the Maine Supreme Court, received the 2012 L. Kinvin Wroth Award for distinction and leadership from University of Maine School of Law.

Reunion 2012 Photos Online

Reunion Weekend 2012 drew more than 1,100 alumni to campus May 31-June 3. Highlights included alumni lectures, class receptions and dinners, and the parade of classes. Three galleries of photos are on the reunion webpage.

Amy Walter ’91 Talking Trash on the Hill

Amy Walter '91 is team captain of the Bad News Babes, a press team that takes on women members of Congress June 20 in a benefit softball game for young breast cancer victims.

A Special Wedding Gift

Lauren Henderson '04 and Brad Seymour '04 met at Colby and rekindled their friendship at Reunion 2009. When wedding bells chime in June, they want guests to celebrate by making a gift to the Colby Fund.

Chef Wylie Dufresne ’92 Featured in NYT

Wylie Dufresne '92, "one of the most influential culinary minds on the planet," is profiled in the May 2 New York Times as he revamps the WD-50 menu. A blogpost calls him the Captain Beefheart of cooking.

Apuzzo Wins Pulitzer

Matt Apuzzo ’00 was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting this week as part of an Associated Press investigative team that revealed the New York Police Department’s secret surveillance of Muslims.