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ITS authentication change for Zoom.us

ITS will be migrating Zoom.us (web conferencing) to Okta, our new authentication system, on Wednesday August 28th. This change will not impact previously scheduled Zoom.us meetings. During the migration access to this service may be interrupted. After the migration is complete, you will be presented with an Okta login screen when accessing this service. If  More

Posted August 23 at 4:32 pm
Contact ITS Support Center
Phone 207-859-4222
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Adam Nielsen

New ITS Windows Computer Management Tool

ITS is rolling out new computer management software for Colby issued Microsoft Windows computers called System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). SCCM will be used to ensure your computer is kept secure with updates, assist with the installation of software, generate improved hardware and software inventory reports, and a host of other functions. Part of this  More

Posted August 23 at 2:59 pm
Contact ITS Support Center
Phone 207-859-4222
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Adam Nielsen

Bixler Drive Temporary Closure

On Monday, August 26th, the section of Bixler Drive to the east of Roberts will be closed temporarily for road maintenance. Traffic will still have unimpeded flow through Roberts parking lot. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Facilities Services at x5000. Thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation.

Posted August 23 at 12:25 pm
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Dale DeBlois

ACTIVIST ART – A new American Studies course cross-listed with the Art Department

ACTIVIST ART – A new American Studies course cross-listed with the Art Department

ACTIVIST ART – AM297/AR397 cross-listed with the Art Department This course focuses on notable developments in activist art from the 18th century to the present, highlighting the relationships between geographically diverse movements – from the Black Panther newspaper’s powerful political graphics to the rabble-rousing anti-nuclear activism in Japan. T/R 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. For more  More

Posted August 23 at 11:08 am
Contact Art Department
Phone 2078595630
Posted By Deborah Thurston

Portland faculty/staff carpool

If you’re interested in joining the Portland carpool community, please email david.freidenreich@colby.edu. Departure times from the Franklin St (Exit 7) park & ride and from campus are variable based on the schedules of each day’s participants.

Posted August 23 at 9:25 am
Contact David Freidenreich
Posted By David Freidenreich

WW on campus

Would you like to become a healthier you? Would you like to learn new ways of eating healthy? Do you want to be more active? Maybe you’d like to lose some weight? WW at Work can help you achieve all of these goals. WW (formerly known as Weight Watchers) has always believed that dieting is  More

Posted August 23 at 9:02 am
Posted By Gayle Maroon

Shuttle Out of Service

The shuttle will be out of service, Thursday, August 22 from 12:30P-2:30P. If you use the shuttle during this time please make other arrangements.

Posted August 22 at 9:58 am
Contact Security
Phone 2078595530
Posted By Kathryn Moody

New course on Climate Change, AY297

The Anthropology department is offering a new fall course on Reading Ethnographies on Climate Change (AY 297). The assigned ethnographies approach climate change from a wide variety of anthropological perspectives, including struggles with disaster relief in post-Katrina New Orleans, environmental racism, indigenous approaches to environmental sustainability and more. We will focus on the form and  More

Posted August 22 at 9:32 am
Contact Catherine Besteman
Posted By Julia Bruno

Coming this Fall 2019 – IT375: INTRODUCTION TO ITALIAN CINEMA (IN ENGLISH) – MW 2:30-3:45

Coming this Fall 2019 – IT375: INTRODUCTION TO ITALIAN CINEMA (IN ENGLISH) – MW 2:30-3:45

Since the silent era, Italian cinema has attracted an international audience through its historical narratives, fascinating divas, and renowned directors. This course provides an overview of Italy’s rich cinematic tradition and aims to show how cinema has represented and interpreted Italian history, society, and culture in the twentieth- and twenty-first centuries. Topics include Neorealism, the  More

Posted August 21 at 7:02 pm
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Roberts Foundation Waterproofing and Drainage Improvements

During the foundation waterproofing around the Roberts patio, the contractor discovered leaking underground steam and condensate lines on the south side of the patio that need immediate replacement. On August 28th from approximately 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Facilities Services will be working with contractors to install a temporary boiler to provide steam to Roberts,  More

Posted August 21 at 4:20 pm
Category Campus Updates
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JanPlan in Paris 2020 Info Session

JanPlan in Paris 2020 Info Session

JanPlan in Paris 2020 Info Session Wednesday September 18 6:30 PM Lovejoy 215 The French and Italian Studies department will be offering only one Paris JanPlan this year, and it will be chosen based on which course has the most applicants. If you would like to take either FR127 (French III) or FR239 (“Literary and  More

Posted August 21 at 8:39 am
Contact Professor Marina Davies
Posted By Vivian Wood

UNDERSTAND RUSSIA THROUGH ITS CINEMA! RU242 (A,I; First-Years welcome)

UNDERSTAND RUSSIA THROUGH ITS CINEMA!  RU242 (A,I; First-Years welcome)

Following Lenin’s famous dictum, “Cinema is our most important art,” early Soviet directors revolutionized the art of filmmaking using dynamic visual practices to convey complex ideological messages about the first socialist society in the world. From revolutionary montage cinema and Stalinist propaganda musicals, to masterpieces of the Soviet New Wave and Putin-era patriotic blockbusters, filmmakers  More

Posted August 21 at 5:20 am
Contact Elena Monastireva-Ansdell
Posted By Elena Monastireva-Ansdell

Volunteers needed for RESCUE sale

The annual RESCUE sale will be held on Tuesday August 27th and Tuesday September 3rd from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the ice rink. The furniture, dishes, small appliances, and other dorm furnishings that were collected in the spring will be for sale at bargain prices. The sale is open to members of the  More

Posted August 20 at 2:13 pm
Contact Sustainability
Phone 859-5034
Posted By Sandy Beauregard

Facilities Services Says Happy Retirement to Five!

On Wednesday, August 21st, from 11:00 – 1:00, in the Page Commons Room, please join Facilities Services for refreshments and a light lunch while we say congratulations, good luck and goodbye to John Farmer, Ron Poulin, Sue-Ann Phillips, Dave Harris and Linda Dickinson. Collectively, these dedicated staff have been members of the Colby College family  More

Posted August 20 at 2:06 pm
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Fulfill the “U” Requirement & Engage with the Community

Fulfill the “U” Requirement & Engage with the Community

Want to make real, meaningful connections in Waterville, learn firsthand about socioeconomic inequality, and fulfill the “U” requirement? Take RE285: Faith, Class, and Community. We’ll partner with local faith-based organizations addressing poverty in Waterville, we’ll learn from leaders and volunteers why they’re so motivated to help, and we’ll develop hands-on skills in community organizing and  More

Posted August 20 at 11:52 am
Contact David Freidenreich
Posted By Victoria Paquette

New work by Associate Professor of Art Garry Mitchell on view at ICON Contemporary Art in Brunswick, ME

New work by Associate Professor of Art Garry Mitchell on view at ICON Contemporary Art in Brunswick, ME

The show runs through September 14. ICON Contemporary Art is located at 19 Mason Street, Brunswick, Maine. Gallery hours are weekdays 1-5 p.m. and Saturdays 1-4 p.m. For more information visit http://www.facebook.com/ICON-Contemporary-Art-212898598761994/.

Posted August 20 at 10:05 am
Contact Art Department
Phone 207.859.5630
Posted By Deborah Thurston

JanPlan in India 2020

JanPlan in India 2020

The first (and only) information session on the India JanPlan 2020 (En 237) will be held on Sept 9, Monday, at 9 pm in Miller 14. Details about course content, eligibility, itinerary, and costs will be shared that evening. Should you have any questions, please feel to contact Professor Anindyo Roy.

Posted August 19 at 11:00 pm
Contact Anindyo Roy
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Anindyo Roy

Call for Applications: Rotary Youth Leadership Award

Are you interested in developing your leadership skills and meeting other young professionals around Maine? The Waterville Rotary Club is sponsoring two individuals between the ages of 18 and 35 for the RYLA in which awardees attend a leadership program at Adventure Bound in Caratunk, Maine. This year’s program takes place between September 13th and  More

Posted August 19 at 11:09 am
Contact Rob Lester
Phone 2078595240
Category Miscellaneous
Posted By Robert Lester

Pond Drive resurfacing

Starting Monday 8/19 Facilities will be resurfacing Pond Dr. in front of East/West dorms, the work is expected to take 2-3 days. We will take all efforts to minimize disruptions in this area during the work.

Posted August 16 at 2:20 pm
Contact Grounds
Phone 859 5000
Posted By Douglas Cosentino

Faculty / staff soccer

Colby’s weekly faculty / staff soccer game is a friendly, all-ages match. We get together Sunday mornings year-round to play an informal game on campus. If you’d like to be on the mailing list, contact me at imurphy@colby.edu.

Posted August 16 at 12:39 pm
Posted By Ian Murphy

Facilities Services Says Happy Retirement to Four!

On Wednesday, August 21st, from 11:00 – 1:00, in the Page Commons Room, please join Facilities Services for refreshments and a light lunch while we say congratulations, good luck and goodbye to John Farmer, Ron Poulin, Sue-Ann Phillips and Dave Harris. Collectively, these dedicated staff have been members of the Colby College family for 127  More

Posted August 16 at 12:33 pm
Contact Mina Amundsen
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Mé Lon Togo!!

Jordan Benissan’s restaurant Mé Lon Togo will be serving $5 Happy Hour drink specials on Saturday, August 17th, from 2:00-5:00 PM (followed by dinner from 5:00-11:00 PM). To see the menu, just head to https://www.melontogobistro.com/happy

Posted August 16 at 12:37 am
Posted By Joshua Kim

Retirement party for Jeff Earickson: August 22, 4-5 p.m.

Please join us as we celebrate the retirement of our esteemed Senior Systems Administrator, Jeff Earickson, on August 22, 2019, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the first floor of Grossman. For 24 years Jeff has diligently overseen Colby’s IT infrastructure. During his tenure he has implemented and updated systems and services used by all  More

Posted August 15 at 4:16 pm
Posted By Keith McGlauflin

Wadsworth Gymnasium Floor Refinishing

From August 13th through August 23rd, Facilities will be refinishing the floor in the Wadsworth Gymnasium at the Athletics Center. During this time, please refrain from walking on the gym floor. The floor will be finished and the gym will be open for use on August 24th. Please reach out to Facilities at x5000 with  More

Posted August 15 at 7:22 am
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Heather Silvia