NPR's Chris Arnold '92 majored in English at Colby, and these days the economics reporter is explaining Wall Street jargon to radio listeners.
The election of Barack Obama was big news in Europe, and Colby students in Dijon, France, became the news hook for a local television station.
A review in the Nov. 5 Wall Street Journal calls English Professor Tilar Mazzeo's new book, The Widow Clicquot, "an intoxicating business biography."
Waterville is the first New England community selected as a host for the American Film Institute's Project 20/20, with the Colby museum playing a role.
Studs Terkel, recipient of the 2004 Lovejoy Award for courageous journalism, died Oct. 31. A video of him accepting the award is online.
This week's Colby Echo profiles Colby trustee Emma James '04.
Mike Daisey '96 opened his newest monologue off Broadway, and the Oct. 28 New York Times called his take on the Manhattan Project "funny, shrewd and continually absorbing."
An Oct. 23 panel discussion about the current economic turmoil, featuring financial leaders Robert E. Diamond '73 and Michael Gordon '66, is available as a podcast.
Colby Echo co-editor Suzanne Merkelson '09 was one of four college newspaper editors on NPR's On Point Oct. 22. The discussion focused on the presidential election and the youth vote.
Tuesday's New York Times quoted two Colby professors in unrelated stories: Tony Corrado (government) on campaign fundraising; Jon Weiss (French) on Irene Nemirovsky.
Family Homecoming Weekend brought victories for most of the Colby teams that competed, including a Maine State Championship for women's cross country. All results are online.
See video of President William D. Adams's talk at Family Homecoming Weekend, where he said Colby's finances and programs are stable in the face of the financial crisis.
Tune into CSPAN-2 on Sunday, Oct. 19, at 9 a.m. for a reading by Cal Mackenzie (government) from the new book The Liberal Hour, which he co-wrote with Rob Weisbrot (history).
Government professors Cal Mackenzie and Sandy Maisel have been tapped by groups in Greece and Canada, respectively, to discuss the U.S. presidential election via videoconference.
A live television broadcast of the Second District Congressional debate, between incumbent Mike Michaud (D) and John Frary (R) will air from Page Commons on Thursday.
Political analyst Mark Halperin ranked the AP's Matt Apuzzo '00 the most important person not running for president. Number two? President Bush.
Chris Copeland '09 returned to the gridiron as a team leader following a life-threatening car accident, the Morning Sentinel reported.
Students are signing up for Jan Plans this week. Besides the list of more than 70 courses offered, internships and independent study are popular options.
A collaborative project that resulted in a Web site and museum exhibition about Somali people in Lewiston is highlighted in the Morning Sentinel.
After getting Colby's distinguished alumnus award, American Indian lawyer Henry Sockbeson '73 is profiled in Indian Country Today.