With a spring-season record of 17-2, a win at sectionals, and a
close second-place finish at regionals, Colby’s Ultimate Frisbee team,
received its first invitation to the national USA Ultimate DIII College
Championships this year.
Proposed legislation to abolish the Maine Land Use Regulatory Commission (LURC) is opposed by the Natural Resources Council of Maine, which features GIS data provided by Yiyuan Qin '12 (see Map of Proposed 30% Development) in its advocacy.
Colby's 190th commencement will take place on the lawn of Miller Library at 10 a.m. today, May 22. The public is invited. For those unable to attend, a live webcast will be available on Colby's website and on Facebook shortly before the ceremonies begin.
In his May 21 baccalaureate address, President William D. Adams tells the Class of 2011, "Be confident. You're good and you're ready." He advises them to balance their rational and emotional selves, and he offers a special deal on T-shirts. Read the full speech.
Professor James Behuniak Jr. (philosophy) invoked a classic word of advice to seniors heading out into the world: "Plastics." But the Senior Class Bassett Teaching Award winner's counsel came with a philosophical twist.
As winner of the 2011 Senior Class Charles Bassett Teaching Award, Assistant Professor of Philosophy James Behuniak Jr. presented the "Last Lecture" May 16 in Ostrove Auditorium. Here is a transcript of his talk.
The Colby museum’s purchase of a David Smith sculpture at Sotheby’s is featured in the May 13 New York Times Inside Art column. The sculpture will be displayed in the lobby of new museum space that will be under construction beginning this fall.
Khaled Wardak '13, a native of Afghanistan, shares his reactions to the death of Osama bin Laden in a television interview, and history professor John Turner, an expert on Islam, discusses the importance of the event in a Morning Sentinel story.
Research described at the Colby Undergraduate Research Symposium keynote event Wednesday suggests the smelly secretions of mink frogs have antimicrobial properties and could lead to new antibiotics for humans.
Colby students were among some 10,000
activists and environmental leaders who attended the third Powershift, a grassroots event In Washington focused on
environmental issues, especially climate change.
Three students developing a plan to help Maine farmers connect with
consumers online were awarded $10,000 as winners of the first annual Entrepreneurial Alliance Business Competition. A fourth student won $5,000 for an urban garden project.