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).
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.
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.
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.
Under clear skies on the lawn of Miller Library, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair advised the 465 members of the Class of 2012 to continue learning with humility, to maintain an open mind, and to serve others.
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.
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.
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.