InsideColby.com received an eduStyle award for best integration of social media/networking, announced at the eduWEB Conference Aug. 2. The site includes blogs, Twitter feeds, and integrates Facebook functionality.
A record number of students and faculty from 20 academic departments converged to present and learn about research conducted at Colby at the 4th annual Colby Undergraduate Summer Research Retreat (CUSRR) July 21-22 in The Forks, Maine.
When journalists aim to make sense of presidential campaign fundraising,
many look to Anthony Corrado (government), a national expert on
campaign finance. In recent days he's been featured on NPR and in USA
Today, among other reports.
Entrepreneur Nick Friedman '10, cofounder with Brandon Pollock '10 of
Blue Reserve, a bottleless water cooler company, received an award for
being one of the most innovative businesspeople in greater Portland,
With a spring-season record of 17-2, a win at sectionals, and a
close second-place finish at regionals, Colby’s Ultimate Frisbee team,
received its first invitation to the national USA Ultimate DIII College
Championships this year.
Proposed legislation to abolish the Maine Land Use Regulatory Commission (LURC) is opposed by the Natural Resources Council of Maine, which features GIS data provided by Yiyuan Qin '12 (see Map of Proposed 30% Development) in its advocacy.
In his May 21 baccalaureate address, President William D. Adams tells the Class of 2011, "Be confident. You're good and you're ready." He advises them to balance their rational and emotional selves, and he offers a special deal on T-shirts. Read the full speech.
Professor James Behuniak Jr. (philosophy) invoked a classic word of advice to seniors heading out into the world: "Plastics." But the Senior Class Bassett Teaching Award winner's counsel came with a philosophical twist.
Khaled Wardak '13, a native of Afghanistan, shares his reactions to the death of Osama bin Laden in a television interview, and history professor John Turner, an expert on Islam, discusses the importance of the event in a Morning Sentinel story.