For Lunder Collection: A New Home

Extraordinary works of American art to be centerpiece for Colby and state of Maine

Game Changer

Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Todd McGovern played on

In Their Footsteps, 1914-1963

Three wars, a devastating economic depression, and creation of a new campus from scratch: during the years 1914-1963 Colby was up to the challenge.

From the Hill

“Let’s Get Dinner Sometime”

Students practice the lost art of dating

Food for Thought

Documentary Explores Lives of Immigrant Farm Workers in the United States

The Secret Is Out

More Chinese students choose Colby—and the liberal arts—over big American universities



Where There Now is a Campus, There Once Were Farms

by Charles Ferguson   Editor’s note: Professor Charles Ferguson (Associate Professor of French, emeritus) spent 28 years in classrooms on the Colby campus before retiring in 1995.  In 2008 he took a very different look at Mayflower Hill—the pastoral land that preceded Colby’s move from downtown Waterville.  What was there? Who farmed the fields that […]

Into the Forests of Gondar

Colby researchers plumb the secrets of Ethiopia's ancient "church forests"

Colby News

Editorial & Opinion

Adoration of the Autobots

Gift Ntuli ’14, Adoration of the Autobots, 2012, screenprint, 10″ x 8″.