Your Voices

Thanks for Postscript to a Father’s Story When my father, William Crowther ’47, passed away last year at age 94, I contacted Colby to have his obituary published in Colby Magazine. Though I only expected Colby to be receptive to a routine set of facts about my father’s life, what occurred instead was an incredibly […]
Colby athletic complex under construction


The number of pounds of structural steel to be ultimately used in the 350,000-square-foot athletic complex under construction. This photo, taken during Homecoming Weekend, shows the indoor competition center (blue roof) and the hockey rink (green roof) taking shape. The sloped base of the 50-meter pool can be seen to the upper right of the […]
Student in kayak doing research on lake with image of Cyclopidae in background

Body of Evidence

Grace Andrews ’21 collects a sample from remote Horns Pond in the Bigelow Preserve in western Maine last summer. Andrews, an environmental science major from Farmington, Maine, was studying how alpine lakes respond to climate change. In addition to studying zooplankton, including the Cyclopidae shown here, Andrews collected data on water temperature and dissolved oxygen. […]
Class of 2022 Convocation on the lawn near Lorimer Chapel

Welcome, Class of 2022

The Colby community gathered on the lawn of Lorimer Chapel Sept. 4 to kick off the academic year. Students, including the 585 members of the Class of 2022, were welcomed by President David A. Greene, who recounted parts of the College’s rich history, including the story of freed slave and Colby janitor Samuel Osborne, whose […]
Coach Coagrove at football practice


Head football coach Jack Cosgrove watches the kickoff during preseason practice in September. Cosgrove took over the Mules program in January after serving as head coach of the University of Maine for 23 years. He was the winningest coach in UMaine history, with numerous NCAA postseason appearances and All-American selections. At Colby, Cosgrove is the […]
Jackson Pollock, Composition with Masked Forms, 1941

This Caught Our Attention

Masterpiece Adrienne Kaplowitz ’21, left, a psychology and studio art double major, and Esther Bo Kim ’21, who is majoring in government, ponder Jackson Pollock’s Composition with Masked Forms, a recent and major acquisition by the Colby College Museum of Art. The painting is critical in that it reflects a watershed moment in Pollock’s transition […]


The estimated number of people who gathered for the annual Taste of Waterville Aug. 8. Food vendors and entertainers lined Main Street as diners converged on the downtown for everything from fly-casting lessons to live music to puppet theater. With an ongoing Colby-backed revitalization project, the city has seen a surge in business openings and […]