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“Bomb proofing” your online Zoom meetings

“Zoom bombing” is a new form of Internet trolling in which a participant interrupts an online meeting or class with disruptive audio, video or chat. These types of incidents are occurring with increasing frequency as campuses across the country are embracing online meetings. By taking some simple steps when hosting a Zoom or Google meeting,  More

Posted April 3 at 4:43 pm
Contact ITS Support Center
Phone 207-859-4222
Posted By Adam Nielsen

Dean of Studies Newsletter

http://www.colby.edu/studentadvising/wp-content/uploads/sites/227/2020/03/Dean-of-Studies-Newsletter.pdf

Posted April 1 at 10:52 pm
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Posted By Lyn Lary

The BUCK PRIZE writing contest is on!

The BUCK PRIZE writing contest is on! Students, please submit your writing about the environment for the BUCK PRIZE writing contest. You are welcome to use any written format and any perspective. Combined written/visual arts entries also welcome. Judges are the writers Jane Brox ’78, Gerry Boyle ’78, and Jan Plan instructor Brooke Williams. The  More

Posted April 1 at 2:07 pm
Posted By Gail Carlson

Colby Bookstore: A new shipment of hand sanitizer and cleaning supplies has arrived

IMPORTANT NOTE: The Colby Bookstore and Mail Service Center are currently open Monday – Friday from 10am – 2pm, and closed Saturday and Sunday. Open hours may be slightly adjusted next week. Access to Cotter Union is by Colby ID only at a keypad entrance for faculty, staff, and students currently living on campus. Entrances  More

Posted March 26 at 8:48 pm
Phone 207-859-5400
Posted By Barbara Shutt

Department of Geology Seminar: “INVISIBLE FLOODS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER FLOODPLAIN: A ROLE FOR GEOMORPHOLOGY IN ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE”

Department of Geology Seminar: “INVISIBLE FLOODS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER FLOODPLAIN: A ROLE FOR GEOMORPHOLOGY IN ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE”

“INVISIBLE FLOODS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER FLOODPLAIN: A ROLE FOR GEOMORPHOLOGY IN ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE” DR. JOSE CONSTANTINE Williams College Friday, March 13 1:00 pm, Lovejoy 100 {Refreshments will be provided}

Posted March 11 at 2:50 pm
Posted By Alice Ridky

FRENCH AND FRANCOPHONE STUDIES OPEN HOUSE!!!

FRENCH AND FRANCOPHONE STUDIES OPEN HOUSE!!!

French and Francophone Studies is excited to be hosting an open house on Wednesday, 3/11 from 6-8pm in Bobby Silberman! Come join current majors and alum Shane Gallagher ’17 to hear about study abroad experiences, post-Colby life, and more while enjoying yummy appetizers!

Posted March 10 at 12:24 am
Contact Lauren Ruddy
Posted By Lauren Ruddy

Important update on the March 12–13 Lunder Institute public events

Important update on the March 12–13 Lunder Institute public events

Out of an abundance of caution, as the United States faces an outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Lunder Institute for American Art has decided to cancel the public conversation with David Driskell and Curlee Holton on March 12 and to convert the research symposium on March 13 to a live-streamed event online. Visit  More

Posted March 9 at 2:06 pm
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Posted By Jaime McLeod

French and Francophone Studies Open House

French and Francophone Studies Open House

Bonjour! French and Francophone Studies is excited to be hosting an open house on Wednesday, 3/11 from 6-8pm in Bobby Silberman. Come talk to faculty, current students, and alum Shane Gallagher ’17 about study abroad and life after Colby over yummy appetizers. Please RSVP by emailing larudd20@colby.edu by Friday, 3/6.

Posted March 3 at 3:46 pm
Contact Lauren Ruddy
Posted By Lauren Ruddy

ES Lunch Conversation with Dr. Naomi Oreskes

Dr. Naomi Oreskes, Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University Friday, March 6th 11:30 Lunch, Noon Discussion, Grossman 209 Naomi Oreskes is professor of the history of science and affiliated professor of Earth and planetary sciences at Harvard University. A world-renowned geologist, historian and public speaker, she is a leading voice on the role  More

Posted February 26 at 1:55 pm
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Posted By Lindsey Cotter

Department of Geology Seminar: “CLEAR AS MUD: LAKE SEDIMENTS REVEAL CLIMATE AND HUMAN HISTORIES”

Department of Geology Seminar: “CLEAR AS MUD: LAKE SEDIMENTS REVEAL CLIMATE AND HUMAN HISTORIES”

“CLEAR AS MUD: LAKE SEDIMENTS REVEAL CLIMATE AND HUMAN HISTORIES” DR. LORELEI CURTIN Columbia University FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28 1:00 PM, LOVEJOY 100 {Refreshments will be provided}

Posted February 24 at 1:23 pm
Posted By Alice Ridky

Department of Physics and Astronomy Seminar: “PHYSICS EXPERIMENTS WITH HIGHLY EXCITED ATOMS”

Department of Physics and Astronomy Seminar: “PHYSICS EXPERIMENTS WITH HIGHLY EXCITED ATOMS”

“PHYSICS EXPERIMENTS WITH HIGHLY EXCITED ATOMS” PROFESSOR CHARLES CONOVER Colby College MONDAY, MARCH 2 2:45 PM, KEYES 105 {Reception at 2:15 in Mudd 323}

Posted February 21 at 2:15 pm
Posted By Alice Ridky

Chemistry Seminar Series: Jennifer Dumouchel

At 1pm in Arey 5 this coming Friday, February 21st, the Chemistry Department will be hosting a seminar with guest speaker Jennifer Dumouchel from Brown University. She has been conducting research regarding blindness and vision impairment, aiding in the development of in vitro models of the eye to reduce the use of preclinical lab animals  More

Posted February 18 at 12:26 pm
Contact Professor Lindsey Madison
Posted By Carol Lipshultz

ES Evening Lecture Series: “Sea of Shadows” film screening

ES Evening Lecture Series: “Sea of Shadows” film screening

A looming disaster in one of the most spectacular environments on Earth sparks a rescue mission unlike any other in SEA OF SHADOWS, a riveting new documentary with the intensity of a Hollywood thriller from National Geographic Documentary Films and winner of the Sundance audience award. When Mexican drug cartels and Chinese traffickers join forces  More

Posted February 18 at 9:16 am
Contact Environmental Studies Program
Posted By Lindsey Cotter

Reports From The Field: ES Majors Jan Plan Presentations

Join the Environmental Studies Program for lunch on Friday February 28th to learn about students 2020 Jan Plan internships and research experiences. Lunch at 11:30 followed by presentations beginning at noon in Dana-002.

Posted February 18 at 8:55 am
Contact Environmental Studies Program
Posted By Lindsey Cotter

Department of Geology Seminar: “ICE AGE STORAGE OF CARBON AND OXYGEN IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN”

Department of Geology Seminar: “ICE AGE STORAGE OF CARBON AND OXYGEN IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN”

“ICE AGE STORAGE OF CARBON AND OXYGEN IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN” DR. ALLISON JACOBEL Brown University FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21 1:00 PM, LOVEJOY 100 {Refreshments will be provided}

Posted February 17 at 9:42 am
Posted By Alice Ridky

DavisConnects Career Fair TODAY *internships*jobs*summer programs*

DavisConnects Career Fair TODAY *internships*jobs*summer programs*

The DavisConnects Career Discovery Day & Fair is taking place on Monday, February 17th 11am – 2pm in Page. Dozens of employers will be on campus and EVERY SINGLE ONE wants to hire Colby students for internships, full-time roles, or both! Summer Internships AND Full-Time Roles AND Summer Programs Design visuals for a boutique Boston-based  More

Posted February 12 at 4:01 pm
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Posted By Elizabeth Lerret

ES Lunchtime Lecture: Forest Certification and Environmental Transparency Ratings of Oil, Gas, and Mining Companies in Russia with Evgeny Shvarts

ES Lunchtime Lecture: Forest Certification and Environmental Transparency Ratings of Oil, Gas, and Mining Companies in Russia with Evgeny Shvarts

Evgeny Shvarts, Ph.D., Lead Scientist, Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences; Honored Ecologist of Russian Federation; J. William Fullbright Foreign Scholarship Fellow Contemporary environmental regulatory tools draw on a combination of ‘hard’ mandatory regulatory measures imposed by the government and ‘soft’ voluntary commitments to environmental responsibility standards adopted by companies. Mandatory regulatory requirements aim  More

Posted February 10 at 2:51 pm
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Posted By Lindsey Cotter

Department of Physics and Astronomy Seminar: “SQUEEZING THE SPIN IN A BOSE-EINSTEIN CONDENSATE”

Department of Physics and Astronomy Seminar: “SQUEEZING THE SPIN IN A BOSE-EINSTEIN CONDENSATE”

“Squeezing the Spin in a Bose-Einstein Condensate” DR. DONALD FAHEY U.S. Army Research Laboratory MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17 2:45 PM, KEYES 105 {Reception at 2:30 in Mudd 323}

Posted February 7 at 10:51 am
Posted By Alice Ridky

Department of Geology Seminar: “FILLING IN GAPS IN THE GEOLOGIC RECORD USING RADIOACTIVE DATING TOOLS”

Department of Geology Seminar: “FILLING IN GAPS IN THE GEOLOGIC RECORD USING RADIOACTIVE DATING TOOLS”

“Filling in Gaps in the Geologic Record Using Radioactive Dating Tools” DR. JACLYN BAUGHMAN Dept. of Earth and Oceanographic Science Bowdoin College FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14 1:00 PM, LOVEJOY 100 {Refreshments will be provided}

Posted February 7 at 10:47 am
Posted By Alice Ridky

ITS Security Notice: Beware of Imposters

“Phishing” and other forms of E-mail fraud are among the most common security threats faced by Colby account holders. Scammers make regular use of E-mail to trick you into typing in your password, giving up a credit card or bank account number, or even buy them gift cards. Be vigilant in inspecting the E-mail you  More

Posted January 30 at 7:33 pm
Contact ITS Support Center
Phone 207-859-4222
Posted By Adam Nielsen

Environmental Humanities Course Development Workshop

Environmental Humanities Course Development Workshop Tuesday, February 18th, 5:00-6:30pm The location has been changed to Page Commons, Cotter Union. Are you schooled in a Humanities discipline and interested in introducing environmental issues into your courses? Why not develop a course in the rapidly evolving Environmental Humanities? Thanks to a generous grant from the Mellon Foundation,  More

Posted January 30 at 12:01 pm
Contact Ayla Fudala
Phone 2078594166
Posted By Ayla Fudala

New Exhibit on Display at Miller Library: Industry on Maine’s Waterways

New Exhibit on Display at Miller Library: Industry on Maine’s Waterways

In celebration of Maine’s bicentennial, the Libraries presents a new exhibit: Industry on Maine’s Waterways January 2020 – June 2020 On display in Miller Library Foyer + Service Desk Stop by and learn about the regions rich lumber and textile history, and see some examples of products produced by the mills that shaped the Kennebec  More

Posted January 28 at 3:44 pm
Posted By Brenda de Santiago-Stewart

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

Job opening this spring – 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 207-859-5630
Posted By Deborah Thurston