Alice Hua Senor Piano Recital

Come see Alice Hua ’19 perform in her senior piano recital this Thursday in Given Auditorium at 5:30 pm.

Posted April 26 at 9:53 am
Contact Music Department
Posted By Christina Steeves

Athletics Center Construction Site Tours

Athletics Center Construction Site Tours

Tours of the Athletics Center under construction are being offered this Spring to interested members of the Colby community from Noon to 1pm on Friday, May 3rd and Friday, May 10th. Additional tours will be offered during the first semester in Autumn 2019. Anyone wishing to attend the site visits must be properly dressed for  More

Posted April 26 at 7:12 am
Contact Janna Weston
Phone 859-5014
Posted By Brian Lanoie

New Athletic Center Info Session

The entire Colby community is invited to join Assistant Vice President, Facilities and Campus Planning Mina Amundsen and Harold Alfond Director of Athletics Jake Olkkola for a presentation on the new Colby College Athletic Center project on Tuesday, April 30th at 7:00 pm in Lovejoy 100. This session is designed to outline the significant impact  More

Posted April 25 at 3:59 pm
Posted By Cynthia Vassey



Attention all creative writers! The Colby College Farnham Writer’s Center has tutors who specialize in creative writing and are a great resource for brainstorming, language, and reviewing. You can bring in any creative writing pieces to Miller 206 while we’re open Sundays 2pm-midnight and Monday-Thursday 10am-midnight, or you can look up these specialized tutors on  More

Posted April 24 at 3:12 pm
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Sarah Gaffney

Advice on Writing in Foreign Languages

Advice on Writing in Foreign Languages

If you’re taking a foreign language class the requires a lot of writing, come to the Farnham Writers’ Center! We have tutors who specialize in foreign language writing tutoring and can help you with sentence structure, organization, reviewing, etc. Bring in any foreign language pieces to Miller 206 while we’re open Sundays 2pm-midnight and Monday-Thursday  More

Posted April 24 at 3:10 pm
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Sarah Gaffney

May Professional Development Workshops for Colby Employees

May Professional Development Workshops for Colby Employees

Colby Human Resources and Talent Development is pleased to share a variety of professional development sessions including the following topics for May. College Financial Aid Planning Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Liberating Structures Supervisor Development Working with Student Workers and much more … To view the spring schedule program catalog, click here. UPCOMING WORKSHOPS: Liberating Structures:  More

Posted April 24 at 1:38 pm
Contact Melissa Breger
Phone 2078595509
Category Training
Posted By Melissa Breger


Colby Cares About Kids (CCAK) is looking for volunteers on Friday May 3rd, from 11am-1pm. Volunteers will be filling in for mentors that are unable to attend the barbecue. Please consider volunteering so that all kids have a mentee at the barbecue! Sign up to volunteer here! Email cvc@colby.edu with any questions! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd50OZPZLigJMWSjaba-1M4vo4MlRp4_yHdQJeOMImCWYybqg/viewform?usp=sf_link

Posted April 24 at 1:36 pm
Contact Colby Volunteer Center
Posted By Natalie Guarino

Retirement party for Claire Prontnicki: April 25, 3-5 p.m.

Claire Prontnicki has retired after 28 years of dedicated service to Colby. Claire has contributed significantly to the libraries’ successful acquisitions and collection management services. Her deep knowledge and understanding of the publishing industry enabled her to meet the academic research needs of students and faculty alike. Join us in celebrating Claire’s new endeavors at  More

Posted April 24 at 11:01 am
Contact Ana Noriega
Posted By Ana Noriega

Colby Student Awards

The Colby Student Awards will be held on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 4:00pm in the Lorimer Chapel, followed by a reception in Pulver. We invite you join us on May 7 to celebrate students’ academic, service and leadership achievement.

Posted April 24 at 9:29 am
Contact Dean of Studies Office
Posted By Steven Moran

PAID Psychology Research Participation + GIFT CARD RAFFLE!

PAID Psychology Research Participation + GIFT CARD RAFFLE!

The Seto Social Psychology Lab in the Psychology Department, located in the Davis Science Center (Davis 321-329), is currently recruiting participants for studies and offering MONETARY COMPENSATION for your time! Most studies last 15-30 minutes, and the compensation rate is about $5 per study. For each study, participants will ALSO be entered into a raffle  More

Posted April 23 at 2:23 pm
Contact Elizabeth Seto
Posted By Liam Wilson

New ITS Apple Computer Management Tool – **Action Required**

ITS is rolling out new computer management software for Colby issued Macintosh computers called Jamf. Jamf will be used to insure your computer is kept secure with updates, assist with the deployment of software, generate improved hardware and software inventory reports, and a host of other functions. If you’ve been issued a Macintosh computer from  More

Posted April 23 at 10:49 am
Contact Support Center
Phone x4222
Posted By Joseph de la Cruz

Streaming TV available from Campus starting May 1st

ITS is excited to announce that streaming television service will be available from any campus building beginning May 1st. Traditional coaxial cable service will be disconnected after June 1st. High definition streaming television service will be available from any device connected to the campus network (wired or wireless). The service can be accessed in several  More

Posted April 23 at 7:33 am
Contact ITS Support Center
Phone 207-859-4222
Posted By Adam Nielsen

New ITS Support Center Technician

ITS is pleased to welcome Sean Grady to the ITS Support Center. Sean most recently provided technical support at Carbonite Inc in Lewiston. He currently resides in the Augusta area and has a passion for photography. If you get a chance, feel free to stop by Lovejoy 146 to welcome Sean.

Posted April 22 at 4:22 pm
Contact Adam Nielsen
Phone 207-859-4217
Posted By Adam Nielsen

Dorm Room Movers!

Looking for a great place to store your stuff for the summer? Check out Dorm Room Movers! https://www.dormroommovers.com. They will pick up your stuff at your dorm and keep it safe all summer then drop it off in the fall. Use code FBCC for 20% off at checkout.

Posted April 22 at 11:27 am
Contact Walker Foehl
Posted By Walker Foehl

2 minutes for 25 Cannolis!!! Where does Colby eat survey!

Complete the survey to try and win a box of 25 dessert samplers from Holy Cannoli!! The survey is to be used by Colby Consulting for evaluation of Colby’s eating habits downtown. https://forms.gle/TF9eZDunpuTtmk439

Posted April 22 at 11:25 am
Contact Colby Consulting
Category Student Projects
Posted By Tahseen Rashid

Coming Fall 2019 – AR452: THE ART OF THE BOOK IN THE ISLAMIC WORLD – Thursdays from 1-3:30 p.m.

Coming Fall 2019 – AR452: THE ART OF THE BOOK IN THE ISLAMIC WORLD – Thursdays from 1-3:30 p.m.

AR452 – Thursdays from 1-3:30 p.m. Illuminated manuscripts became increasingly popular in the Islamic world after the Mongol Invasion of 1258. Pages and paintings from these volumes have found their way into museums throughout the world and continue to define how we understand the arts of the Islamic world. This course focuses on the tradition  More

Posted April 21 at 9:18 pm
Contact Department of Art
Phone 207.859.5630
Posted By Deborah Thurston



Interested in design, architecture, interior design, scenography and CAD (computer-aided design)? Consider TD365 ARCHITECTURAL IMAGING. This studio-based course is offered fall semester Monday/Wednesday from 2:30p to 4:00p. Satisfies the Arts distribution requirement. Cross-listed as AR267. Course description: An intensive study of the integrated use of computer-aided design (CAD). Centering on an architectural concept developed through  More

Posted April 20 at 3:58 pm
Posted By James Thurston

Satisfy the ARTS REQUIREMENT in style!

Satisfy the ARTS REQUIREMENT in style!

Offered Fall 2019: TD 135 INTRODUCTION TO DESIGN. Interested in more deeply exploring your imagination and creativity through design thinking and prototying? In TD135 students design a Personal Pod (i.e. tiny house) and create a production design for a dramatic work while exploring principles of visual design, architecture, and stage design. Through a structured four-phase  More

Posted April 20 at 3:32 pm
Posted By James Thurston


**THE CLIMATE CHANGE VIDEO STORYTELLING PROJECT** The Buck Lab for Climate and Environment is pleased to announce a new and exciting project focused on telling local climate-related stories on film in collaboration with Charles Stuart, multiple Emmy award winning documentary filmmaker based in Maine. The goal of this project is to create a series of  More

Posted April 19 at 11:40 am
Contact Gail Carlson
Posted By Gail Carlson

Combinatorics, topology, and geometry from neuroscience

MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS COLLOQUIUM Caitlin Lienkaemper, Penn State University Combinatorics, topology, and geometry from neuroscience Monday, April 22, starting at 4:00 pm, Davis 301 Refreshments at 3:30 pm, Davis 2nd floor How did you get here? You got some help from place cells, neurons, which act as sensors for their receptive fields, which are (approximately)  More

Posted April 19 at 11:24 am
Contact Kim Caswell
Posted By Kimberly Caswell

Time between end of exams and commencement

If your department would like to sponsor a student stay the week between the end of exams and commencement, you will need to complete a post board form. This form can be located: https://www.colby.edu/itscustomcf/survey/surveys/pstboard.cfm Students not approved to stay on campus for this week must be moved out of their residence hall rooms by noon  More

Posted April 19 at 8:37 am
Posted By Kimberly Kenniston