Haiti relief efforts include a dinner Friday and a silent auction with online bidding open until noon Feb. 26. Bid on 63 items from Bruins to Boston Ballet tickets; haircuts to furniture; artwork to ski items.
Professor Jim Fleming (science, technology, and society) told an AAAS meeting that those who have fantasized about manipulating the atmosphere include "commercial charlatans and deluded scientists," a Smithsonian blogger reported.
Almost everything at insideColby.com is now available on iPhone, Touch, or iPad devices with a free app just released through the iTunes store. Student-produced videos, podcasts, stories, photos, and blogs? There's an app for that.
The current Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of State and former president of Discovery Communications, Judith McHale, will deliver the commencement address and receive an honorary degree at Commencement May 23.
Coastal and marine management, rivers and dams, organic agriculture, and sustainable communities are topics examined in the State of Maine's Environment 2009 report, completed by students in ES493 in fall 2009.
Five assistant professors were granted tenure at the Jan. 23 Board of Trustees meeting. Click to read about Phil Brown (economics), Walter Hatch (government), Arne Koch (German), Tilar Mazzeo (English), and Philip Nyhus (environmental studies).
The death of Elizabeth Hanson '02 was a tragedy felt throughout the Colby community and, most acutely, by her friends and family. President Adams has communicated with her family on behalf of the College and expressed our deepest sorrow and sympathy. College faculty and administrators will discuss in the coming days the most appropriate way for Colby to honor her life and memory.
Professor of Sociology and African-American Studies Cheryl Townsend Gilkes, who is also assistant pastor at Union Baptist Church in Cambridge, Mass., had a sermon published in The African American Pulpit. It originally was delivered at Spelman College's baccalaureate.
Warner Nickerson '05, an All-American skier at Colby, has been chasing the Olympic dream. After a strong fall he recently earned a starting spot for the U.S. team Jan 9-10 at Adelboden, Switzerland. Read more.