Giving Back Continues After Colby

Inspired at Colby, these alumni choose to face society's problems head on

From the Hill

Passing the Test

Real-life accident challenges COOT leaders with worst-case wilderness scenario 

Winifred Tate Ponders the Resilience of Colombian Women

Anthropologist Winifred Tate considers the ways Colombian women work and survive in a place steeped in conflict

Bridging Jewish Communities

Rabbi Rachel Isaacs links Colby and Waterville, bringing Jewish students and local residents together.

Rowing with the World’s Best

Rower Steve Whelpley set out to become one of the world’s best—and succeeded.

Q&A with David A. Greene, Colby’s 20th President

David A. Greene, who has worked in leadership roles at Brown University, Smith College, and the University of Chicago, will take office at Colby July 1. He will be joined on Mayflower Hill by his wife and three children. David A. Greene, currently executive vice president at the University of Chicago, will take office as […]

1,000 Miles Alone Across the Arctic

Superhiker Kristin Gates '10 takes wolves, high water, and tainted food in stride

Colby News

Editorial & Opinion

The Bridge to Colby Wasn’t Burned

by Gerry Hadden ’89 In the spring of 1986 my classmates Dan Sullivan and Lawrence Collins and I burned down a bridge (sort of) in West Germany, got arrested for it, then skipped the country before the police could confiscate our passports. We had no other choice, really, since we didn’t enjoy diplomatic immunity despite […]