Interested in solar power? Senior environmental studies major Patrick Roche addresses some of the most common questions about solar systems in a recent column in his hometown paper.
Brown University has announced that Margaret Klawunn '82 was promoted to vice president for campus life and student services.
The Augusta-Waterville area has been ranked number 17 out of 140 "micropolitan" regions in the country for its high quality of living.
In a Morning Sentinel op-ed Professor Alec Campbell (sociology) weighs in on the national intiative to change the legal drinking age to 18.
New students arrived Tuesday, Aug. 26, for orientation activities and trips. The schedule of orientation activities is online and includes a new community-engagement component.
Andrew Cox '10, studying in Hangzhou, China, was pictured in China's Today Morning Express in a story about foreign students in China following the Olympic games online.
Greg Mortenson, subject and coauthor of Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace. . . One School at a Time, will deliver Colby's 2009 Commencement address.
A radio program about poetry in Maine that features English professors Adrian Blevins and Ira Sadoff will air on the Maine Public Broadcasting Network at 2 p.m. on Thursday, August 14.
The highly acclaimed new book by Colby professors G. Calvin Mackenzie (government) and Robert Weisbrot (history) is reviewed in the August 13 New York Times.
The Maine Folk Art Trail, which includes 11 museums including the Colby College Museum of Art, was featured recently in the New York Times.
At the Waterville Energy Expo on August 6, intern Joel Pitt '09 will help visitors learn to cut energy costs and reduce their carbon footprint.
Anne Hull, one of the Washington Post reporters who broke the Walter Reed Army Medical Center neglect scandal, will receive the 2008 Lovejoy Award for courageous journalism.
Colby is a sponsor of the 16th annual Taste of Greater Waterville on Weds., August 6. The festival features gourmet and ethnic foods, entertainment, children's activities, and more.
Fresh paving on Mayflower Hill Drive has smoothed the ride through campus. Full reconstruction of the road will begin in 2009.
Associated Press reporter Matt Apuzzo '00 recently appeared on NBC's Today Show to discuss a story he broke about a buried treasure.
With the recent deaths of two anthropologists in Iraq and Afghanistan, the military's practice of sending social scientists into war zones is being criticized.
Colby is scheduled to pave Mayflower Hill Drive through campus on Friday, July 25, weather permitting. Only one lane will be open.
The first Colby Undergraduate Summer Research Retreat took place July 24 and 25. A day of presentations was followed by whitewater rafting on the Kennebec.
A $1-million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will bolster science education at Colby and at a Waterville middle school.
Colby is a key sponsor at the Maine International Film Festival, now in its 11th year. Actor John Turturro will receive an award at this year's festival, July 11-20. Read more.