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Mask Wearing in Miller

It should go without saying, but we need to say it anyway: You must wear a mask AT ALL TIMES when you are in the Miller Library building. That means in the Street, when you go to the bathroom, in a study carrel, running in to print – always. Whether you are in Miller for  More

Posted September 30 at 5:02 pm
Posted By Lareese Hall

Thank You and Farewell Until We Meet Again

Thank You and Farewell Until We Meet Again

A huge note of thanks to staff and faculty who have been a part of my many years at Colby. As I leave campus for new adventures, I remember fondly so many of you…your stories, your laughs and mostly your good company. We’ve worked together on countless events, spent hours in meetings, task forces, planning,  More

Posted September 30 at 1:51 pm
Category Miscellaneous
Posted By Karen Farrar Ledger

Have tons of midterm essays? The Farnham Writers’ Center can help!

Have tons of midterm essays? The Farnham Writers’ Center can help!

We’re open remotely 10am-midnight Mon-Thurs and Sunday from 2pm- midnight. Work with a tutor on any stage in the writing process, even brainstorming!

Posted September 29 at 2:06 pm
Contact Alexandra Glowacky
Posted By Alexandra Glowacky

Submit to FAUNA Environmental Humanities Literary and Art Magazine!

Submit to FAUNA Environmental Humanities Literary and Art Magazine!

This is a call for submissions to FAUNA Environmental Humanities (EH) Literary and Art Magazine, created by the EH Student Advisory Board. The goal of the magazine is to gather exceptional environmentally-themed photographs, paintings, drawings, poems, short stories, articles, and other creative works from students across campus, and to showcase them in one publication. You  More

Posted September 29 at 11:41 am
Contact Ayla Fudala
Phone 2078594166
Posted By Ayla Fudala

Fall Sem Break: SHUTTLE INTEREST FORM

All residence halls close for the semester on 11/25 at 12:00pm. Students are not allowed in their room after noon and must check out with Hall Staff when leaving for break. It will be the responsibility of the student to secure transportation necessary for them to be off campus by the 11/25 deadline, as Campus  More

Posted September 29 at 8:16 am
Contact Campus Life
Posted By Liya Yang

Banned Books Week at Miller Library!

Banned Books Week at Miller Library!

Banned Books Week (September 27 – October 3, 2020) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Check out the display at Miller Library a list of the top 10 banned books over the past 10 years. Submit an image of a banned book from the Miller Library with the hashtag #colbylibraries (or via  More

Posted September 28 at 10:45 am
Posted By Brenda de Santiago-Stewart

National Voter Education Week! Ask a ColbyVotes member to visit your classes  

National Voter Education Week is on October 5-9. ColbyVotes volunteers are willing and able to speak to your classes about registering to vote and voting. If you’re interested in having a ColbyVotes representative visit your classes, please sign up here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1FeTOvieVMyszJrfy3-BtCXk97EykMrelrPjS0b7WJZQ/edit#gid=0

Posted September 28 at 10:01 am
Contact Sarah Duff
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Sarah Duff

Weekly French Tables 

Weekly French Tables 

Come and join our weekly French Tables! It’s a great opportunity for French learners to speak informally about France/the French-Speaking world. We will be meeting every Monday from 6.00 to 7.00 PM in Dana 002. Note that the capacity is limited to 15 people to be able to social distance. À très bientôt !

Posted September 27 at 9:15 pm
Contact Stéphane Veniant
Posted By Stephane Veniant

Seeking Student Band to Perform at Community Event – PAID

SGA is seeking one more student band that is interested in performing for one hour, between 2-4pm, on Monday, October 12 (the first day of Fall Break!!) at the Colby Community Kickball Tournament on campus! Each member of the band would be paid $25 for the hour that they play. Contact Natalie at nlguar21@colby.edu if  More

Posted September 27 at 8:00 pm
Contact Natalie Guarino
Posted By Natalie Guarino

National Voter Education Week! Ask a ColbyVotes member to visit your classes

National Voter Education Week is on October 5-9. ColbyVotes volunteers are willing and able to speak to your classes about registering to vote and voting. If you’re interested in having a ColbyVotes representative visit your classes, please sign up here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1FeTOvieVMyszJrfy3-BtCXk97EykMrelrPjS0b7WJZQ/edit#gid=0

Posted September 27 at 5:09 pm
Contact Sarah Duff
Posted By Sarah Duff

Faculty Sign Up for ColbyVotes Speakers

Interested in getting a ColbyVotes representative to talk to your classes about registering to vote, and voting? Please sign up here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1FeTOvieVMyszJrfy3-BtCXk97EykMrelrPjS0b7WJZQ/edit#gid=0

Posted September 27 at 5:08 pm
Contact Sarah Duff
Posted By Sarah Duff

Lunder Lot Connector Road and Parking

On Monday, September 28, construction of a new roadway and parking area to be located between the Mary Low parking lot and the rugby pitch will begin. The project will include 900 feet of new roadway, 240 new parking spaces, new storm water treatment infrastructure, a new access path to the rugby pitch and Perkins  More

Posted September 27 at 12:53 pm
Contact kemp anderson
Phone 859-5041
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Kemp Anderson

Italian Table

Italian Table

The Italian Table is a weekly event that brings together faculty and students of all levels to enjoy a meal and converse about Italian culture!

Posted September 26 at 10:53 pm
Contact Francesca Nardi - Italian Language Assistant
Posted By Francesca Nardi

Increasing COVID-19 cases in southern Maine

As part of our ongoing efforts to protect the health and safety of our community we are closely monitoring COVID-19 rates across the state of Maine. The Maine CDC recently announced increasing case numbers in southern Maine, with particular concern that the virus is in wide circulation across York County. York County includes the towns  More

Posted September 25 at 4:30 pm
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Henrietta Schmalzel

October Professional Development Workshops for Colby Employees

October Professional Development Workshops for Colby Employees

This month, join us for workshops involving topics around: Office of Religious and Spiritual Life Title IX and Conduct And more . . . NEW! Introducing ‘Small Bites’ for the Brain Designed by Colby Human Resources Talent Development, this series offers quick insights into various professional development topics. Created as digestible video segments (in 5  More

Posted September 25 at 4:25 pm
Contact Melissa Breger
Phone 2078595509
Category Training
Posted By Melissa Breger

PUBLIC TRUST: The Fight for America’s Public Lands Discussion with Producer and Activists

PUBLIC TRUST: The Fight for America’s Public Lands Discussion with Producer and Activists

Join Environmental Studies for a discussion with the producer and activists from PUBLIC TRUST: The Fight for America’s Public Lands. Discussion Panel: Jeremy Rubingh- Award winning film producer Joel Clement- former senior climate policy analyst for the Department of the Interior and first public whistleblower of the Trump Administration Bernadette Demientieff- Executive Director of Gwich’in  More

Posted September 24 at 10:04 am
Contact Environmental Studies Program
Posted By Lindsey Cotter

Meet Big Blue: The Libraries new outdoor book return!

Meet Big Blue: The Libraries new outdoor book return!

The Libraries now have an outdoor book return! The book drop is located in Roberts parking lot, right in front of Bixler. At this location you can return materials borrowed from Colby through: CBB MaineCat (purple banded items) Interlibrary Loan (green banded items) *Please do not return equipment to this, or any book drop. Please  More

Posted September 23 at 12:56 pm
Posted By Brenda de Santiago-Stewart

ColbyVotes Faculty Survey 

Dear faculty, We are Colby Votes, a nonpartisan group with the goal of increasing voter registration and turnout among members of the Colby community. We help students register to vote (in Waterville or their home state), cast their ballot, and educate the community about elections and the democratic process. We are writing today to learn  More

Posted September 23 at 10:33 am
Contact Sarah Duff
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Sarah Duff

Mesa de español

Mesa de español

¿Preparados para practicar vuestro español? If you want to practice your Spanish skills or learn some cultural aspects of the Hispanic world, join our Spanish Table. We will meet every Tuesday at 12-2 PM and Thursday at 6-7 PM at Dana 002. Our first table is this Thursday. Remember that the capacity of the room  More

Posted September 22 at 12:41 pm
Posted By Cristina Ruano

The Farnham Writer’s Center is open for remote tutoring sessions!

The Farnham Writer’s Center is open for remote tutoring sessions!

Work on writing assignments at ANY stage in the writing process with a FWC tutor! Head to https://colby.mywconline.com/ to book a session- we’re excited to work with you!

Posted September 21 at 1:10 pm
Contact Alex Glowacky
Posted By Alexandra Glowacky

How Climate Change is Shaping the Future of Right Whales- Nick Record, Ph.D.

How Climate Change is Shaping the Future of Right Whales- Nick Record, Ph.D.

Friday, September 25th at Noon The North Atlantic right whale is one of Earth’s most endangered animals; only about 400 individuals remain. They play an important role in the marine ecosystem, and, because of their endangered status, a great amount of effort goes into understanding the population, even to the level of individual whales. In  More

Posted September 21 at 12:11 pm
Contact Environmental Studies Program
Posted By Lindsey Cotter

LGBTQIA+ Support Group Starts on Wednesday!

LGBTQIA+ Support Group Starts on Wednesday!

Interested in joining the LGBTQIA+ Support Group? This group, facilitated by two queer Colby staff members, is to provide a supportive and affirming environment where we hope students can find mutual support and explore their experience related to being LGBTQIA+. Each week we will explore a different topic. Individuals are welcome to attend all meetings,  More

Posted September 21 at 10:58 am
Contact Lexie Mucci
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Alexandria Mucci

Volunteer Opportunity for Film Study Students

Hey everyone! I am doing a project with the Civic Engagement Office where musicians on campus can perform concerts at different health care facilities in the Waterville area. Due to Covid, the performances this year will be recorded on campus, then compiled onto a DVD to be sent out. I am looking for any students,  More

Posted September 21 at 8:00 am
Contact Cheshta Prasad
Category Student Projects
Posted By Cheshta Prasad