Goldfarb Center Newsletter – Spring Semester 2020

2020 Spring Semester Newsletter   Dear Friends of the Goldfarb Center, Like others in the Colby Community, the Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs has been thinking of creative ways to keep students connected and engaged during this difficult time. Next Monday we will be kicking off a live speaker series on Instagram to discuss the...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – February 2020

February 2020 Newsletter Annual Mayflower Hill to Capitol Hill Trek 2020   This January students, staff, and faculty made the trek to Washington, D.C., for the annual Mayflower Hill to Capitol Hill Program. Sponsored by the Goldfarb Center, DavisConnects, and the Office of Advancement, the Hill to Hill Program offers students the opportunity to network...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – December 2019

December 2019 Newsletter Happy Holidays from the Goldfarb Center! Letter from the Director It is an unsettling time. As protests erupt across the globe, the Senate impeachment trial looms and campaign rhetoric escalates at home, uncertainty clouds the future. But one thing is for sure: it has never been a better time to be a...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – September 2019

September 2019 Newsletter Hello from the Goldfarb Center! It is a crisp fall day in Maine-the kind of fall foliage visitors cherish. On Mayflower Hill the leaves are starting to change color; in the Goldfarb Center we feel that we’ve made a great start to a fabulous year of change. Aligned with our Freedom of...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – June 2019

June 2019 Newsletter Hello from the Goldfarb Center! We end the 2019 spring semester at the Goldfarb Center with gratitude and hope. We are very grateful to all who have supported the center by creating opportunities for internships and visiting speakers. Your impact on our students is game-changing. We finished our year by piloting our...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – April 2019

April 2019 Newsletter Hello from the Goldfarb Center! The snow magically disappeared as we welcomed newly admitted students to Mayflower Hill this week. In counterpoint to these students looking forward to Colby, I reflect on the alums who returned to Colby this semester to share the amazing work they are doing in this world. One of...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – February 2019

February 2019 Newsletter Hello from the Goldfarb Center! What an amazing start to 2019! It was fabulous to catch up with alumni at the Miami and Boston Dare Northward launches—so inspirational! With the support of the Davis Global Labs, I joined students in Bogotá, Colombia, and Lima, Peru, working on projects involving public-private partnerships and...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – December 2018

December 2018 Goldfarb Newsletter Letter from the Director Happy holidays to all from the Goldfarb Center. My papers aren’t graded, but the gentle snow brings a calm feeling of gratitude for a wonderful semester. In addition to the fall Lovejoy Award, it was a busy semester with events tied to the 2018 midterm campaign along...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – June 2018

Letter from the Director Like the passage of Maine seasons, the end of semesters gives us a chance to look back and plan forward. With several large-scale events, Spring 2018 was busy in the Goldfarb Center. The Goldfarb Center was pleased to co-host with the Pugh board the visit of #MeToo founder TaranaBurke. To an...

Goldfarb Center Newsletter – April 2018

Letter from the Director I am particularly impressed this spring by the engagement of Colby students. Piloting a concept of Colby labs that asks students to address a challenge of a public affairs organization, I travelled this January to Lima, Peru, with three amazing students for a baseline study of early interventions in infant mental...