Musical Guests

Colby Artist-in-Residence Dhruv Sangari and Department of Music Chair Steven Nuss will be guests on MPBN's Morning Classical Music with Suzanne Nance April 16 at 11 a.m.

Earth Week 2009

Colby celebrates Earth Week 2009 April 18-25 with activities on and around campus.

Sen. Collins on Bipartisanship

Maine Senator Susan Collins spoke of working across the aisle on the stimulus bill when she delivered the Government Department's Goldfarb Lecture April 5, the Morning Sentinel reports.

Mentoring Model

The success of Colby Cares About Kids mentoring program has prompted Maine's governor to direct a $500,000 federal grant to try to replicate the CCAK model at other campuses throughout the state.

College Awareness

Colby students spent spring break visiting Native American children in Maine to encourage them to consider college, the Maine Public Broadcasting Network reported April 3.

Unconventional Climate Wisdom

A first-of-its-kind conference on climate change, April 1-4 at Colby, heard a keynote suggesting businesses will increase sustainability efforts due to market pressures.

A Banner Climb

Joe Boulos '68, chair of the Board of Trustees, toted a Colby banner to the Uhuru Peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro when he climbed the 19,330-foot mountain in March.

Calling Hathaway Home

A front-page Morning Sentinel article about the Hathaway Creative Center, which opens to residential tenants in April, features Paul Boghossian '76, the driving force behind the project.

Darfur Debate

The warrant for President al-Bashir of Sudan has reignited debate about the genocide, and African scholar Alex de Waal is in the middle of the debate. Hear his side at Colby on April 1.

Mentoring Model

Maine will receive a $500,000 federal grant to create or expand children's mentoring programs, using the Colby Cares About Kids program as the model.

Alum’s Coaching Success

The New York Times calls Greg Cronin '86 "brash, aggressive, intelligent and bursting with self-confidence" in an article about how he led Northeastern to the N.C.A.A. hockey tournament.

Lax Upset

Colby men's lacrosse upset fifth-ranked Endicott with a 12-7 victory March 26. The Mules are 5-2 overall and 2-1 in conference play heading into a March 28 game at Middlebury.

Lax Power

Women's lacrosse upset the number-one ranked team March 24, ending a 32-game home win streak for Salisbury.

All-America in the Pool

Kelsey Potdevin '09, from Juneau, Alaska, earned All-America honors by finishing eighth in the 100-yard backstroke at the NCAA Division III championships in Minnesota.

Linhard’s All-American Mile

Emma Linhard '11 finished sixth in the nation in the mile run to win All-America honors at the NCAA Div. III championship final in Indiana Saturday.

Alpine All-Americans

Josh Kernan '10 placed fourth and Vincent LeBrun-Fortin '11 sixth in the national NCAA Div. I slalom championships March 13.

Already Serving

Eric Hansen '08, an AmeriCorps volunteer, was featured in a Good Morning America story about President Obama's call for a bill supporting community service.

Expert Chats

The "Expert Chats" forum at Harvard's Kennedy School has four speakers lined up for a Mar. 18 chat on Conservation Capital in the Americas. Colby sophomore Blair Braverman is one of them.

Lax’s Strong Start

Men's lacrosse coach Jon Thompson's intensity was evident before the season began, and his team started with two wins. He talks of his philosophy in a new insideColby podcast.

Cyber China

An essay coauthored by Jesica Chang '11 about cybernationalism in China is published in US-China Today, a publication of the University of Southern California's US-China Institute.