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Lydia Ball '13 Cowrites HuffPo Blog With Carl Safina | November 13, 2012

After oceans advocate Carl Safina's initial visit to campus as Mellon Environmental Studies Fellow, he asked Lydia Ball '13, an environmental science major from Havertown, Pa., to draft a blogpost. The two are coauthors of the piece, about Hurricane Sandy, published Nov. 10 on Huffington Post.


Students Help With Model After-School Program | November 7, 2012

Colby biology students working in a Skowhegan Middle School after-school program are helping with the only project in Maine chosen as a model by the 21st Century grant program.


New Mellon Fellowship Brings Top Environmental Scientists to Colby | October 4, 2012

A new fellowship will bring distinguished environmental scholars, activists, writers, and leaders to campus annually as participants in the Environmental Studies Program.


MPBN Television Features Colby Researchers | September 21, 2012

MPBN's TV series Sustainable Maine features Colby professors and students in a new episode, "Saving Our Lakes," debuting Thursday, Sept. 27, at 8:30 p.m.


The Economic Impact of Lakes | September 5, 2012

Keeping Maine lakes healthy is the goal of a multidisciplinary initiative by Colby professors and students, and their efforts are being noticed by Maine media.


Student Coauthors Science Article | June 12, 2012

Michael Stephens '13 cowrote a Science magazine article about a surprising discovery in the Arctic, and CNN.com reported on the findings June 11. Stephens made the scientific expedition with Bigelow Laboratory last summer.


Protecting Lakes by Teaching Kids | June 5, 2012

A two-week program by Colby and the Maine Lakes Resource Center takes middle school students out on the water to learn about watershed science, runoff, and protecting lake water quality.


Colby is National Champ in Environmental Leader Tournament | April 6, 2012

The world's leading provider of environmental ERP software has named Colby its first-ever environmental studies national champion, over the likes of Duke, Purdue University, UNC Asheville, and others.


Yiyuan Qin '12 Wins Watson Fellowship | March 15, 2012

Selected as a Thomas J. Watson Fellow, Yiyuan Jasmine Qin '12 was awarded $25,000 to spend next year traveling to four continents to study river communities.


Biomass Plant Goes Online | January 17, 2012

Colby’s new biomass plant goes into normal operations this week. The plant—a key part of the College’s plan to be carbon neutral by 2015—burns forestry byproducts that would otherwise have been left on the forest floor.

Last Updated: 12/18/13 4:12 PM