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.

Facing AIDS

The Face-to-Face AIDS photomosaic created by Ken Wong '83 is on view in the Diamond Building through March 12. Wong's talk about the project can now be heard online.

S.H.O.U.T. Week

The Echo covers "Speaking, Hearing, Opening Up Together" (S.H.O.U.T.), now underway, with music, talks (including Eve Ensler), and workshops on the theme of freedom.

Fifty Podcasts and Counting

InsideColby celebrates its 50th podcast this week. Fritz Freudenberger '09, a podcasting pioneer, asked students and faculty, "What makes Colby unique?"

Beyond Music

Colby's student-run community radio station, WMHB 89.7FM, will offer new programming this spring, including news broadcasts and debates.

Gilkes’s Steady Beat

Professor Cheryl Townsend Gilkes delivered a Black History Month address at Michigan State Feb. 26. "Yet With a Steady Beat: The Gift of an Activist Womanhood," can be heard online.

Elite Authors

Professors Cal Mackenzie (government) and Rob Weisbrot (history) are mentioned alongside Rick Russo and Stephen King in an AP story about the book trade.

McCormack Leaves State

State Department spokesman Sean McCormack '86 bids farewell in a blog he helped to create as head of public affairs at Foggy Bottom.

Resettling Refugees

The student-run the Iraqi Refugee Awareness Movement recently held an all-day conference about resettlement challenges.