Yale University
| by Emily Judd

A Jan Plan course titled The Good Life, taught by Dean of Religious and Spiritual Life Kurt Nelson, was mentioned in an article from Yale University. The course was developed by the Yale Center for Faith and Culture at Yale Divinity School and taught at schools in China, England, and the United States, including Colby. “The class outlines the values of different traditions and ideologies through foundational texts and guest lecturers,” the article said. “The goal is for students to develop skills in the life-long process of reflecting on, and discerning, the good life.” Nelson received an M.Div. from Yale Divinity┬áSchool in 2007 and has been at Colby since 2012.

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