Creative Conservation

For her paper describing an innovative example of conservation finance, Blair Braverman '11 has won a trip to Chile to attend a conservation conference.

Thanksgiving Transport

Students headed home for Thanksgiving can make use of a new airport shuttle, a program of the Student Government Association.

On the Run

The Colby women's cross country team finished 17th in the nation in the NCAA Div. III national championship meet Saturday.

Rally for Human Rights

Students in Oak Fellow Afsan Chowdhury's class rallied in Waterville Nov. 15 to create dialogue about climate change as a violation of human rights.

Change Reporters May Dislike

In an NPR report about Obama's accessibility to the press, New York Times reporter Jeff Zeleny says Obama is less open than in his state senate days. Zeleny speaks at Colby on Wednesday.

Runners Reach Nationals

Women's cross country, which finished 11th nationally last year, will compete once again as a team in the national NCAA Division III Championships.

Considering Rivals

An admirer of Abraham Lincoln, President-elect Obama cited Team of Rivals, a book by Doris Kearns Goodwin '64, in a CBS interview about his administration.

Somali Exhibit Highlighted

The museum exhibition created by anthropology students that documents lives of Somali Bantu refugees resettled in Lewiston, Maine, is the subject two recent newspaper articles.

On Media Bias

In the 2008 election the media was pro-Obama, said Tom Edsall of the Huffington Post in a Nov. 11 speech. Morning Sentinel Editor Eric Conrad reacts in his blog.

Raising Awareness

Students will march from campus to downtown Waterville Nov. 15 as part of a rally for climate change justice led by Oak Human Rights Fellow Afsan Chowdhury.

Tons of Food — Literally

The Colby community donated more than 8,000 pounds of food in a national effort to break the world record for food collection in one day.

The Language of Wall Street

NPR's Chris Arnold '92 majored in English at Colby, and these days the economics reporter is explaining Wall Street jargon to radio listeners.

La Victoire d’Obama

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 Sparkling Review

A review in the Nov. 5 Wall Street Journal calls English Professor Tilar Mazzeo's new book, The Widow Clicquot, "an intoxicating business biography."

Another Film Fest

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.

Honoring Studs Terkel

Studs Terkel, recipient of the 2004 Lovejoy Award for courageous journalism, died Oct. 31. A video of him accepting the award is online.

Young Trustee

This week's Colby Echo profiles Colby trustee Emma James '04.

Pushing Daisey

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."

Financial Crisis from the Inside

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.

Echo Editor on NPR

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.