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New Humanities Lab Course – AR393: MUSEUM PRACTICUM – Wednesdays 1-3:30 p.m.

New Humanities Lab Course – AR393: MUSEUM PRACTICUM – Wednesdays 1-3:30 p.m.

This spring, the Art Department will be offering a new Humanities Lab Course, AR393 Museum Practicum (The L.C. Bates Museum: History and Collections). The L.C. Bates Museum is a little-known but rich and important local museum (just a few miles from campus) with an encyclopedic array of collections of natural history, archaeology, history, and the  More

Posted January 27 at 3:05 pm
Contact Art Department
Phone 207-859-5630
Posted By Deborah Thurston

Spring course – AR356 WRITING ART CRITICISM – coauthor the catalogue for the annual Senior Art Exhibition. M/W 11-12:15 with Prof. Daniel Harkett

Spring course – AR356 WRITING ART CRITICISM – coauthor the catalogue for the annual Senior Art Exhibition. M/W 11-12:15 with Prof. Daniel Harkett

This humanities lab familiarizes students with the forms, techniques, and aims of art criticism. Designed around artworks and exhibitions that students can experience firsthand, assignments prepare them to write critically and creatively for museums, galleries, and websites. The class will conduct interviews with studio art majors, write critical analyses of their artwork, and coauthor the  More

Posted January 27 at 2:26 pm
Contact Art Department
Phone 207-859-5630
Posted By Deborah Thurston

Job opening – Editorial Intern to assist Professor Véronique Plesch in her duties as editor of the Maine Arts Journal

Professor Véronique Plesch is seeking an editorial intern interested in the arts and/or publishing to assist her in her functions as a member of the editorial board of the Maine Arts Journal, the official online publication of the Union of Maine Visual Artists. Duties involve organizing and editing illustrations; preparing the submissions’ layout in WordPress;  More

Posted January 27 at 1:58 pm
Contact Art Department
Phone 207859-5630
Posted By Deborah Thurston

New spring course–ED 298A: Democracy and Education

There are still spaces available in ED 298A: Democracy and Education for Spring 2020. The course meets MW 1-2:15. Taught by Kevin Murray, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Teaching and Learning. This course serves as an introductory examination of the relationship between democracy and education. Many citizens, teachers, and scholars have argued that schools  More

Posted January 27 at 8:09 am
Contact Mark Tappan
Posted By Mark Tappan

Farewell Reception for Paul Berkner – Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 3:30 PM – 5:00 P.M.

After more than 16 years at Colby College, Dr. Paul Berkner, Medical Director of Health Services, is retiring from Colby and has accepted a new position at the University of New England. Come and help us celebrate the many contributions and years of services Paul has provided Colby and its students. Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020  More

Posted January 18 at 5:31 pm
Posted By Judith Whyte

W1 Curriculum Development Grants

W1 Curriculum Development Grants Proposal deadline Friday February 21, 2020 Successful applicants will receive a stipend of $3,000 More information http://www.colby.edu/writingprogram/w1grants/ Sponsor: Colby Writing Program For questions, please email Ghada Gherwash, Writing Program Interim Director, at (ggherwas@colby.edu).

Posted January 17 at 11:22 am
Contact Ghada Gherwash
Posted By Melissa Patterson

ES Lunchtime Talk: Launching a Sustainable Consumer Product Company

ES Lunchtime Talk: Launching a Sustainable Consumer Product Company

Join the ES Program on Wednesday, January 22nd at noon in Dana-002 for an entrepreneurial lunch talk with alumnus Luke Penney ’97. Luke Penney ’97 is the founder of LEAP Organics (Cambridge, MA), one of the first soap and skincare companies to be both certified organic and a certified B Corp, as well as cruelty-free  More

Posted January 15 at 3:19 pm
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Posted By Lindsey Cotter

Unusual Google Drive Activity

ITS leverages an online service that analyzes files in Colby accounts looking for sensitive data, such as social security numbers and credit card numbers, by scanning for patterns. This is part of an effort to safeguard personal information. It was recently discovered that the service was marking some Google Documents as “opened by you” when  More

Posted January 10 at 9:12 am
Contact ITS Support Center
Phone 207-859-4222
Posted By Adam Nielsen

Oak Institute for Human Rights hiring a student assistant!

Oak Institute for Human Rights hiring a student assistant!

The Oak Institute is looking to hire a research assistant for the Spring 2020 semester. The job is 4 hours a week, $12 per hour. The theme for Spring 2020, continuing from Fall 2019 is Human Rights and Water. The theme for the upcoming academic year (2020-21) is Human Rights at the Border. The tasks  More

Posted January 8 at 2:59 pm
Contact Oak Institute for Human Rights
Posted By Amya Bhalla

APPLY : O’Hanian-Szostak Fellows for Civic Leadership for spring 20′ projects

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 January 6 at 9:54 am
Contact Elizabeth Jabar Director of Civic Engagement
Posted By Elizabeth Jabar

Reminder – New ITS Support Center Ticketing Tool

Last spring ITS implemented a new Support Center ticketing tool named TeamDynamix. This new tool allows ITS to better record, track, and report on issues and requests submitted to the Support Center. This change did not affect how the Colby community requests support. You can still e-mail support@colby.edu, call x4222, or stop into 146 Lovejoy.  More

Posted January 6 at 8:21 am
Contact ITS Support Center
Phone 207-859-4222
Posted By Adam Nielsen

Colby Bookstore Open Sunday Jan 5 8am – 5pm

The Colby Bookstore has extended hours for the start of JanPlan. We are open all our regular hours, and more. Extended hours: 8am – 5pm Sunday Jan 5 The Colby Bookstore is located in Cotter Union. Regular year round hours are Monday – Saturday 8am to 5pm. Your purchase support Colby programs.

Posted January 4 at 5:07 pm
Posted By Barbara Shutt

CONTEMPORARY ART AND PERFORMANCE — new spring course in the Department of Theater and Dance

CONTEMPORARY ART AND PERFORMANCE — new spring course in the Department of Theater and Dance

“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 circulation means for artists’ production in relation to geopolitical and economic  More

Posted January 2 at 10:42 am
Contact Lynda Chilton
Phone 2078594520
Posted By Lynda Chilton

This Holiday Break try Colby Libraries’ Newest Film Platform, AVON!

This Holiday Break try Colby Libraries’ Newest Film Platform, AVON!

Yay, it’s winter break! Looking for something interesting to do during your time off? If you’re somewhere with a computer/device and internet connection, try watching a film using Colby Libraries new streaming service Academic Video Online (AVON)! https://colby.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://video.alexanderstreet.com/channel/academic-video-online It has a wide variety of content (not just educational videos) including feature films! You can keyword  More

Posted December 19 at 8:45 pm
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Posted By Brenda de Santiago-Stewart

Directory Updates

Directory Updates

As we near the end of the year, it is a good time to update your personal information with the College if there have been any recent changes, for example, you moved to a new place, want to change your emergency contact information, have a new phone number, etc. You can make the changes by  More

Posted December 18 at 5:17 pm
Contact Jody Leary
Phone 207-859-5500
Posted By Jody Leary

Book Delivery for Faculty will resume 1/6/20

Greetings! Just a gentle reminder that book delivery from the libraries has ceased for the fall semester. Delivery is suspended when classes are not in session. We will begin again on January 6, 2020. Best Wishes for a Happy New Year, Ana Noriega

Posted December 16 at 1:17 pm
Contact Ana Noriega
Phone 2078595142
Posted By Ana Noriega

LAND, SOVEREIGNTY, AND ART – The American Studies Program is offering a new course! (Spring 2020)

LAND, SOVEREIGNTY, AND ART – The American Studies Program is offering a new course! (Spring 2020)

New course on Land, Sovereignty, and Art (AM298B) The American Studies Program is offering a new course on Land, Sovereignty and Art. The course examines how Indigenous artists and activists respond visually to issues related to land, power, and social justice. We look at a broad range of media used by Indigenous peoples, including documentary  More

Posted December 16 at 12:23 pm
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Posted By Amber Hickey

Change in Colby Libraries’ Hours

Please note a change in the Colby Libraries’ hours as follows: Bixler Library Tuesday, 12/17 through Sunday, 1/5: Closed Monday, 1/6: 8am-10pm Miller Library Saturday, 12/21 through Wednesday, 1/1: Closed Thursday & Friday, 1/2 & 1/3: 8am-5pm Saturday & Sunday, 1/4 & 1/5: Closed Monday, 1/6: 8am-10pm Olin Library Monday, 12/16 through Sunday, 1/5: Closed  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