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.
Research described at the Colby Undergraduate Research Symposium keynote event Wednesday suggests the smelly secretions of mink frogs have antimicrobial properties and could lead to new antibiotics for humans.
Colby students were among some 10,000
activists and environmental leaders who attended the third Powershift, a grassroots event In Washington focused on
environmental issues, especially climate change.
Three students developing a plan to help Maine farmers connect with
consumers online were awarded $10,000 as winners of the first annual Entrepreneurial Alliance Business Competition. A fourth student won $5,000 for an urban garden project.
With the Theater and Dance Department's New Works Festival coming up this weekend, Tajreen Hedayet '11 introduces a new tool, the video trailer, to promote performances by 65 students and a world premiere dance work.
My Fresh Co., LLC, a website to connect Maine farmers and consumers, won $10,000 in start-up capital at the first Colby Business Competition Saturday, the Sentinel reports. An urban gardening startup in Chicago received $5,000.
The leader of the United States Agency for International Development, Administrator Rajiv Shah, will deliver the commencement address and receive an honorary degree at Colby's 190th commencement ceremonies on May 22.