Students Score Scholarships, Fellowships, Awards

Colby students have won four Fulbright awards, a Beinecke Fellowship, two Goldwater Scholarships, a Hollings Scholarship, a Davis Projects for Peace grant, and a Truman Scholarship.

Call for Student Research Papers and Posters

Students who would like to present posters or papers of completed research as part of the 14th annual Colby Undergraduate Research Symposium can submit proposals online through April 19, 2013.

Students Thank Donors in 400 Ways

On Thank a Donor Day, March 13, students expressed gratitude for some predictable—and some unpredictable—things.

Colby Chorale to Perform in New York City

At the start of spring break the Colby College Chorale will spend a weekend performing in New York City in three free concerts that are open to the public.

Gulf of Maine’s Future Is Conference Focus

Marine conservation leaders will convene at Colby March 8 for a conference on the future of Maine’s coastal communities, ecosystems, and fisheries. Its title: “Changing Oceans and the Future of the Gulf of Maine: Solutions, Success, and Sustainability.”

Nix Fine ’91 Wins Oscar

It was a dream come true. For Inocente filmmakers Andrea Nix Fine '91 and Sean Fine, perhaps. For Professor of English Phyllis Mannocchi, definitely. “My dream has been that, before I died, I’d see a kid from my class win an Oscar,” said Mannocchi.

Colby Volunteers Aim High

Colby's commitment to service is evident in many ways, including in a recent Peace Corps announcement. Volunteers, it turns out, gain more than just satisfaction from knowing they've helped others.

Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion Opening Date Set

The new Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion at the Colby Museum of Art is set to open in July with an inaugural exhibition showcasing the recently donated Lunder Collection of American Art.

Marine Science Semester Is Big Success

At Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences Dec. 12, students who spent the fall semester learning and working in the labs presented posters on their independent research projects.

Colby Supports Railroad Square’s Changes

Colby is a lead supporter of an initiative to make Waterville’s Railroad Square Cinema a nonprofit entity—an effort that means long-term security and expanded programming for the popular movie house and will allow for collaboration with Colby’s cinema studies program. Read more in the Morning Sentinel.

Lydia Ball ’13 Cowrites HuffPo Blog With Carl Safina

After oceans advocate Carl Safina's initial visit to campus as Mellon Environmental Studies Fellow, he asked Lydia Ball '13, an environmental science major from Havertown, Pa., to draft a blogpost. The two are coauthors of the piece, about Hurricane Sandy, published Nov. 10 on Huffington Post.

Finance Alumni Give Students a Preview

The Career Center and more than 70 alumni working in finance teamed up this fall to present a networking and informational program in Boston for Colby students.

Students Help With Model After-School Program

Colby biology students working in a Skowhegan Middle School after-school program are helping with the only project in Maine chosen as a model by the 21st Century grant program.

Baratunde Thurston Packs Page Commons

Standup comic, cultural commentator, and social media wonk Baratunde Thurston packed Page Commons Nov. 1 for two hours of rapid-fire observations, quips, and pearls from the world online.

Traylor ’15 Wins Fellowship in Jordan

Spencer Traylor ’15, a Mitchell Scholar from Brownville, Maine, was one of two college students named 2012 CIEE and Mitchell Institute International Fellows.

Students Return, Classes Begin Wednesday

Classes officially begin Wednesday, Sept. 5, following orientation for the Class of 2016, which ends Tuesday.  A profile of the incoming class, which arrives as Colby celebrates its bicentennial.