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PAID PSYCHOLOGY SURVEY: Takes 15 minutes for $3

We are currently recruiting participants for our online survey, and you’ll be compensated $3 for your time! Please click the following link to begin: Survey

Posted November 12 at 7:24 pm
Category Student Projects
Posted By Madeleine Schoeni

New Course! WP 310: Professional Writing, “U” distribution requirement, W2

New Course! WP 310: Professional Writing, “U” distribution requirement, W2

4 credits. MWF 10-10:50 Interested in improving your writing for the professional world after Colby? With a special emphasis on writing for diverse contexts and audiences, this course will teach you how to design documents to persuade professional readers. You will learn the purposes and forms of various professional genres and create your own resumes,  More

Posted November 12 at 2:18 pm
Contact Meghan Hancock/Writing Program
Posted By Meghan Hancock

Watson Fellowship Fall Information Session

The annual Watson Fellowship Fall info session will take place Nov. 14th at 7 pm in Lovejoy 205 Two of our four nominees, Rachel Leonard and Hannah Springhorn, will give students’ perspectives on the process. The Watson Fellowship is not an academic or GPA-based competition. We’re looking for students who are passionate about a topic  More

Posted November 12 at 1:15 pm
Contact Julia Bruno
Posted By Julia Bruno

Sex, Power, and Performance

Sex, Power, and Performance

What does an English course have to say about this? Register for EN398 on MW 2:30 to find out. In this course we will immerse ourselves in one of the most innovative and experimental periods in English theater, Restoration drama. After eighteen years in which public performance was criminalized, Restoration drama erupted into the public  More

Posted November 12 at 11:19 am
Contact Professor Jennifer Reed
Posted By Johanna Clift

Accounts Payable-Thanksgiving

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, Accounts Payable will be processing checks on Tuesday, November 20th. Therefore, the deadline for all check requests will be Monday, November 19th by 2:00 p.m. Direct deposit payments will be processed as usual.

Posted November 12 at 11:14 am
Posted By Dawn Genest

Trans Rights and Resources Panel

Trans Rights and Resources Panel

Join legal, advocacy, and support resources from the Waterville and Portland communities for a panel presentation addressing the state of trans rights in the current political climate. This will be an opportunity to learn about how proposed changes to federal language and policy may affect trans and gender nonbinary people and how local resources like  More

Posted November 12 at 10:42 am
Posted By Oscar Garcia

Bring your dog to Stressbusters!

Bring your dog to Stressbusters!

Student Health on Campus is looking for dogs and dog owners for Stressbusters, our bi-annual stress relief event in Pulver Pavilion. This year, Stressbusters is on Tuesday, December 4th from 11am to 2pm. If you and your furry friend are interested in volunteering for 30 minutes to 1 hour to hang out with students, Please  More

Posted November 11 at 10:14 pm
Contact Meghan Enslow - SHOC
Posted By Meghan Enslow

MAKE $3 IN 15 MINUTES ONLINE!

Want to make another quick $3 in just 15 minutes! I’m collecting data for my psychology research! https://colby.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bIreboUKIyhvHpz I am looking for Colby students to complete this quick survey on college culture and drinking. All answers are anonymous, it takes approximately 15-20 minutes to complete, and you will be compensated with $3 on your Colby  More

Posted November 11 at 3:40 pm
Contact Jenna DeFrancisco
Category Student Projects
Posted By Jenna DeFrancisco

Are you swamped with pre-break papers?

Are you swamped with pre-break papers?

Don’t let those pre-Thanksgiving break due dates sneak up on you! Come to the Farnham Writers’ Center to get help on any and all papers and get those essays out of the way before enjoying your time off. Sign up for a session at http://web.colby.edu/farnham-writerscenter/ or simply drop in to Miller 206 Sunday, 2pm-midnight or  More

Posted November 11 at 9:33 am
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Sarah Gaffney

Interested in Artistic Thinking and Design Thinking? AR268 Design Thinking Studio: Performative Sculpture information session on Monday!

Interested in Artistic Thinking and Design Thinking? AR268 Design Thinking Studio: Performative Sculpture information session on Monday!

WHAT? AR268 Design Thinking Studio: Performative Sculpture Course Information Session and Presentation Professors Bradley Borthwick and Jim Thurston WHEN & WHERE? Monday, November 12, 2018, 4:00 – 4:30pm Bixler 117 – Sculpture Studio WHY DARE YOU? The Design Thinking Studio presents a hybrid approach to design process and material fabrication, where sculpture studio practice interweaves  More

Posted November 11 at 8:42 am
Contact Bradley Borthwick (Art) and Jim Thurston (Theater and Dance)
Posted By James Thurston

Public Speaking Course with Rabbi Isaacs Offered This Spring

Public Speaking for Social Change JS298 4 credit hours This course is designed as an introduction to the art of public speaking. Its goals are twofold: 1) to analyze the stylistic and structural elements of great religious sermons and speeches 2) to develop the skills required to write effective speeches and deliver them in a  More

Posted November 10 at 5:05 pm
Contact Teresa Van Deventer/Jewish Studies
Posted By Teresa Van Deventer

Public Speaking Course with Rabbi Isaacs Offered this Spring

Public Speaking for Social Change JS298 4 credit hours This course is designed as an introduction to the art of public speaking. Its goals are twofold: 1) to analyze the stylistic and structural elements of great religious sermons and speeches 2) to develop the skills required to write effective speeches and deliver them in a  More

Posted November 10 at 5:00 pm
Contact Teresa Van Deventer/Jewish Studies
Posted By Teresa Van Deventer

Shuttle App is Down

The shuttle app is down and it looks like it will be for the rest of the weekend. The shuttle will continue to run it’s route as usual. It will run from Alfond Commons, up North Street to the Pugh Center, down Mayflower Hill/Gilman Street back to Alfond Commons. Basically it will run between Alfond  More

Posted November 10 at 11:59 am
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Robert Williams

Interested in Health Professions? How To Get Involved and Opportunities!

Are you considering a pre-health profession? Colby Pre-Health Society is hosting a meeting to talk about opportunities available to you that will help to enhance your pre-health track. Come learn about ways to get involved at the meeting on Tuesday November 13, at 8pm in Lovejoy 208. All majors and class years are encouraged to  More

Posted November 10 at 1:44 am
Posted By Michelle Cao

Healthy Grey Cat Spotted

Grey, well fed , well groomed cat spotted near Coburn parking lot. Last seen by Diamond. Did you lose a fur baby?

Posted November 9 at 6:30 pm
Phone 2023783900
Category Miscellaneous
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Start the New Year off right… sign up for the next session of WEIGHT WATCHERS!

Attention ladies and gentlemen! Are you interested in becoming healthier? Would you like to learn ways to eat better? Do you want to become more active? Maybe you’d like to lose some weight? What if I told you that you could do ALL of these things by joining Weight Watchers at Work! WW isn’t only  More

Posted November 9 at 8:46 am
Contact April Paul
Phone x5126
Posted By April Paul

REMINDER: 2019 BENEFIT ENROLLMENT

Open Enrollment is in full swing! As a reminder, every employee must submit an enrollment selection for 2019 benefits, even if you are opting out or if you are a new hire who recently enrolled in benefits. If you have not yet done so, please go to http://www.colby.edu/benefits_2019 to review your options and start your  More

Posted November 8 at 4:07 pm
Contact Rose Griffin/HR
Phone 207-859-5503
Category Miscellaneous
Posted By Rose Griffin

Colby students: PAID Psychology Study

We are currently looking for students to participate our psychology study, “Reading Comprehension, Beliefs, and Belonging.” Participants will receive $3 on their Colby card for full completion, so use the link below to access the study if you are interested. Link to study: https://colby.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_a3QhOJpx5VnitUN

Posted November 8 at 3:51 pm
Category Student Projects
Posted By Sandeep Kaur

Spend your summer in Avignon, France

Spend your summer in Avignon, France

Join Professor Christophe Corbin to learn about Bryn Mawr’s Summer Program in the beautiful city of Avignon. http://www.institutdavignon.fr/ Thursday, November 15 4:00-5:00pm Lovejoy 318 Light refreshments served.

Posted November 8 at 3:14 pm
Contact French & Italian Department
Posted By Vivian Wood

Strategies of [Un]Mothering: Womanhood in the Cinema of Xavier Dolan

Strategies of [Un]Mothering: Womanhood in the Cinema of Xavier Dolan

Tuesday, November 20 4-5pm Olin 1 This presentation looks at the work of Quebecois film director, Xavier Dolan (born in Montreal, in 1989). Dolan has already written and directed 5 French-language films; all of which have received much critical acclaim and were awarded such prizes as Cannes’ Jury’s prize to name but the most recent. Although  More

Posted November 8 at 2:45 pm
Contact French & Italian Department
Posted By Vivian Wood

Modeling Forensic Fingerprint Decisions with Item Response Theory

MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS COLLOQUIUM Modeling Forensic Fingerprint Decisions with Item Response Theory Statistics Candidate Friday, November 16, starting at 4:00 pm, Davis 201 Refreshments at 3:30 pm, Davis 2nd Floor Fingerprint examination is perhaps the most well-known of the forensic science methods, yet remains one of the most subjective. Even as automated systems become more  More

Posted November 8 at 1:23 pm
Contact Kim Caswell
Posted By Kimberly Caswell

ARGO2: Accurate, real-time flu tracking with Internet search data

MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS COLLOQUIUM ARGO2: Accurate, real-time flu tracking with Internet search data Statistics Candidate Thursday, November 15, starting at 4:00 pm, Davis 301 Refreshments at 3:30 pm, Davis 2nd Floor In today’s digital age, people leave traces about nearly every aspect of their lives on the Internet. Such “big data” from Internet search engines  More

Posted November 8 at 12:39 pm
Contact Kim Caswell
Posted By Kimberly Caswell