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Upcoming Change in Colby Libraries’ Hours

Please note that on Monday, December 16, 2019, Colby Libraries’ hours will change as follows: Bixler Library Monday, 12/16: 8am-5pm Tuesday, 12/17 through Sunday, 1/5: Closed Miller Library Monday, 12/16 through Thursday, 12/19: 8am-5pm Friday, 12/20: 8am-11am (Closing at 11am for the day) Saturday, 12/21 through Wednesday, 1/1: Closed Olin Library Monday, 12/16 through Sunday,  More

Posted December 13 at 1:51 pm
Posted By Stephanie Frost

Accounts Payable Winter Break

Accounts Payable will be closed for Winter Break (December 23, 2019 to January 1, 2020). We will be processing payments/reimbursements per our normal schedule the week prior to Winter Break. We will return to the office on January 2nd, but we will not resume our normal processing schedule until the week of January 6th. Please  More

Posted December 12 at 1:39 pm
Posted By Dawn Genest

APPLY: O’Hanian-Szostak Fellows for Civic Leadership Appplications Open until January 6

The O’Hanian-Szostak Fellows for Civic Leadership offers Colby students an opportunity for community leadership and professional development. Fellowships will be competitively awarded to highly-motivated students who are dedicated to public service and have an expressed interest in making an impact on the Colby and greater Waterville communities. Fellows build student participation in civic engagement by  More

Posted December 12 at 8:47 am
Contact Elizabeth Jabar Director of Civic Engagement
Posted By Elizabeth Jabar

Apply: O’Hanian-Szostak Fellows for Civic Leadership Applications are open until January 6

The O’Hanian-Szostak Fellows for Civic Leadership offers Colby students an opportunity for community leadership and professional development. Fellowships will be competitively awarded to highly-motivated students who are dedicated to public service and have an expressed interest in making an impact on the Colby and greater Waterville communities. Fellows develop community-based projects that align with the  More

Posted December 10 at 9:16 am
Contact Elizabeth Jabar Director of Civic Engagement
Posted By Elizabeth Jabar

Study Paws is back and you’re invited!

Study Paws is back and you’re invited!

Join us on Monday December 9th from 4:30pm to 6:00pm for our favorite stress-buster Therapy Dogs! Come to Miller 008 from 4:30pm to 6:00pm to enjoy the love of several four-footed furry friends!

Posted December 5 at 1:18 pm
Posted By Brenda de Santiago-Stewart

Economics Club and Student Advisory Board

Economics Club and Student Advisory Board

The initial meeting we Economics faculty arranged to help in facilitating the formation of an Economics Club had a lot of interest which led to a great, wide-ranging discussion of activities and initiatives that students could engage with and contribute towards. The meeting ended with a call to arrange a second meeting, which we’ve scheduled  More

Posted December 5 at 10:10 am
Posted By Timothy Hubbard

NEW CLASS IN CONTEMPORARY ART AND PERFORMANCE FOR SPRING 2020

NEW CLASS IN CONTEMPORARY ART AND PERFORMANCE FOR SPRING 2020

Contemporary Art and Performance: TD226 / AR224 “Contemporary Art and Performance” focuses on global art from the 1960s to the present, examining how globalization, imperialism, and neoliberalism have impacted contemporary artistic production. Throughout the semester, we’ll explore how cultural production mirrors the global flows of capital and people and what said circulations mean for artists’  More

Posted December 4 at 3:00 pm
Contact Gwyneth Shanks
Posted By Gwyneth Shanks

Call for CARA projects for Presidential Scholars

Want to engage talented first-year students in your scholarly work using someone else’s budget? I have a deal for you! The CARA (Colby Academic Research Assistant) program is a central component of the Presidential Scholars Program. CARA fellowships pair incoming students who have earned Colby’s highest academic ratings with a faculty member to work on  More

Posted December 3 at 7:04 pm
Contact Martha Arterberry
Phone x5553
Posted By Martha Arterberry

APPLY O’Hanian-Szostak Fellows for Civic Leadership

The O’Hanian-Szostak Fellows for Civic Leadership offers Colby students an opportunity for community leadership and professional development. Fellowships will be competitively awarded to highly-motivated students who are dedicated to public service and have an expressed interest in making an impact on the Colby and greater Waterville communities. Fellows are tasked with building student participation in  More

Posted December 3 at 8:36 am
Contact Elizabeth Jabar Office of Civic Engagement
Posted By Elizabeth Jabar

Ticket Appeals Meeting

The Ticket Appeals Committee will be held onDec. 4th, 2019 at 3:30PM. If you have any parking tickets to appeal please go to the Security Office link below before noon on Dec.4th and fill out an appeal form online at http://www.colby.edu/campus_cs/security/tktappeal.cfm. If you have lost your parking privileges you must appear in person to the  More

Posted December 2 at 3:59 pm
Contact Security
Phone 2078595530
Posted By Kathryn Moody

Science, Technology, and Society Research Posters and Presentations at 1:00 and 2:30 Monday

You are invited. (1) Thirty-six students in ST112 Science, Technology, and Society, will be sharing their research posters from 1:00-2:15 in Parker Reed, SSW. Snacks will be provided. Bozuwa, Sarah, Lab-to-Table: The Benefits of Cultured Meat Eisenhauer, George, How the Rebuilding of American Airport Infrastructure is Benefiting Commercial Air Travel Englert, Cole, Tracking The Impacts  More

Posted November 29 at 8:57 pm
Posted By James Fleming

New Spring Japanese history course – HI / EA 298 CA: Maine in Japan

New Spring Japanese history course – HI / EA 298 CA: Maine in Japan

In the 19th and 20th centuries Mainers in Japan toured the country, proselytized Christianity, represented the interests of the US government, and fought against the Japanese Empire during World War II. The Special Collections of Colby, Bowdoin and Bates Colleges hold a wide variety documents from alumni whose lives took them to Japan. Students will  More

Posted November 26 at 9:40 pm
Contact Viktor Shmagin
Posted By Viktor Shmagin

New Spring course! HI / EA 298 CA: Taikun to Trump: A History of East Asia and the West

New Spring course! HI / EA 298 CA: Taikun to Trump: A History of East Asia and the West

This course examines the myriad relationships and contacts between East Asians and Westerners. It will examine East Asian and Western concepts of “otherness,” initial 16th and 17th century contacts, and explore the role of Western commerce, nationalism and racism, as well as the industrial revolution, on East Asia in the 19th and 20th centuries. Students  More

Posted November 26 at 9:35 pm
Contact Viktor Shmagin
Posted By Viktor Shmagin

Brexit, Immigration from Mexico, “America First”

Brexit, Immigration from Mexico, “America First”

In GO 357 (“Political Economy of Regionalism”), we examine these and other big issues having to do with economic and political integration in Europe, North America, and Asia. Feel free to sign up for this spring semester course when add-drop period opens in mid-December.

Posted November 21 at 12:50 pm
Contact Walter Hatch
Phone 2078595305
Posted By Walter Hatch

Payroll Time Entry – Students & Hourly Staff

The payroll department would like to respectfully request that staff and students enter their hours on Friday, 11/22 for the pay period ending 11/23/19 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. All staff scheduled to work on Saturday 11/23 should enter their scheduled hours on Friday, and supervisors should approve time by the end of the day  More

Posted November 20 at 8:43 am
Posted By Kevin Adair

Change in Colby Libraries’ Hours for Thanksgiving Break

Hours for Thanksgiving break are as follows: Bixler Library and Miller Library: Wednesday, November 27: 8 am-12 noon Thursday, November 28 through Saturday, November 30: Closed Sunday, December 1: reopen at 4 pm Science Library: Tuesday, November 26 through Saturday, November 30: Closed Sunday, December 1: reopen at 4 pm Special Collections in Miller Library  More

Posted November 20 at 8:11 am
Posted By Stephanie Frost

KATHLEED SULLIVAN: Nobel Peace Prize 2017 ICAN – International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapon

KATHLEED SULLIVAN: Nobel Peace Prize 2017 ICAN – International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapon

KATHLEED SULLIVAN Peace Nobel Prize 2017 ICAN – International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapon Wednesday, November 20 Workshop: 11:00am to 12:15pm, Miller 205 Lunch: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (Foss Dining Hall) All events open to the public Dr. Sullivan is a consultant to the United Nations Department for Disarmament Affairs, disarmament educator, author, activist and producer  More

Posted November 19 at 10:48 am
Contact French & Italian Department
Posted By Vivian Wood

APPLY: NEW FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR STUDENTS: O’Hanian-Szostak Fellows for Civic Leadership

The O’Hanian-Szostak Fellows for Civic Leadership offers Colby students an opportunity for community leadership and professional development. Fellowships will be competitively awarded to highly-motivated students who are dedicated to public service and have an expressed interest in making an impact on the Colby and greater Waterville communities. Fellows are tasked with building student participation in  More

Posted November 19 at 9:10 am
Contact Office of Civic Engagement Elizabeth Jabar
Posted By Elizabeth Jabar

SPRING COURSE – AR126A, Art and Architecture of the Islamic World, 1258-1914. Student can work closely with a collection of Islamic and Later South Asian art that will be on exhibit in the Colby Museum of Art.

SPRING COURSE –  AR126A, Art and Architecture of the Islamic World, 1258-1914. Student can work closely with a collection of Islamic and Later South Asian art that will be on exhibit in the Colby Museum of Art.

AR126A, Art and Architecture of the Islamic World, 1258-1914: This course examines the history, art, and architecture of the Islamic world from the Mongol Invasion of 1258 through the end of the Ottoman Period. Students will explore this pivotal period by surveying the history and material remains of the Mongol Empires (Ilkhanid and Timurid) and  More

Posted November 18 at 2:48 pm
Contact Department of Art
Phone 2078595630
Posted By Deborah Thurston

Bicycle Registration and Removal

Because of Winter and snow removal, the bicycle racks need to be cleared out. If you plan to leave a bicycle on campus please register it and place it in your room or the bike room. If it is not registered by Thanksgiving break it will be removed by Security.

Posted November 18 at 11:41 am
Contact Security
Phone 2078595530
Posted By Kathryn Moody

Jan Plan – Intensive Japanese (JA125J)

Jan Plan – Elementary Japanese (JA125J) M, T, W, Th : 9:00 – Noon & F: 10:00 -11:00 am This Jan Plan course is designed for students with little or no prior experience with learning Japanese. Come start your journey to learning Japanese in a focused, dynamic and engaging setting!

Posted November 17 at 10:50 pm
Contact East Asian Studies
Posted By Makiko Shmagin

SPRING COURSE! WP 310: Professional Writing

SPRING COURSE! WP 310: Professional Writing

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, cover letters, digital portfolios,  More

Posted November 15 at 10:19 am
Contact Meghan Hancock
Posted By Meghan Hancock

NEW SPRING COURSE! RU222 Revolutionary Performances: Theater and the Energy of the Unspoken (in English)

NEW SPRING COURSE! RU222  Revolutionary Performances: Theater and the Energy of the Unspoken (in English)

In English RU222 Revolutionary Performances: Theater and the Energy of the Unspoken (in English) Explores revolutionary developments in Eastern European performance, focusing on the theoretical and practical contributions of directors, actors, and playwrights to now-canonical practices and theories of performance art. The course approaches Eastern European theater as a revolutionary series of dynamic breakthroughs, whose  More

Posted November 13 at 1:19 pm
Contact German & Russian
Posted By Vivian Wood