History Professor Jason Opal has been named a Top Young Historian by the History News Network. "Studying history is an ethical as well as intellectual journey," he wrote. Read more.
Professor Cheryl Townsend Gilkes will deliver a Black History Month lecture at Michigan State. Others in the series: activist Dick Gregory and Martin Luther King's speechwriter.
Members of the men's lacrosse team ran a relay from Colby to Bowdoin and back Feb. 13 to benefit Maine-based U.S. Marines, the Morning Sentinel reports.
Professor Adrian Blevins discusses writing challenges in a Poetry Foundation article on "how to write love poems that don't suck."
Professor of Government Sandy Maisel appeared on WCSH-6 TV to discuss the role of Maine's Senators Snowe and Collins in the economic stimulus package.
A recent gift of six Marsden Hartley paintings was recently featured on Maine Watch, the Maine Public Broadscasting Network's public affairs television program.
Greg Mortensen, Colby's 2009 commencement speaker, adapted his book, Three Cups of Tea, for children. On WashingtonPost.com he answered questions Feb. 2.
Central Maine Newspapers' recent Women's Quarterly features history professor, author, and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program Chair Elizabeth Leonard.
Colby's 47th Jan Plan term wrapped up Jan. 29. A new Jan Plan site includes examples of what students did this year.
Three National Science Foundation grants support faculty and student research into seawater chemistry, dam construction in China, and Arctic conquest during the Soviet era.
Isaac Opper '10 was among students and faculty who attended the Obama inauguration. An insideColby podcast by Emily Fleming '12 includes his firsthand account.
Lucy Garrec '12 had never competed in a 15K mass-start Nordic race as a collegian, and Colby had never had a skier win a college carnival race. Until Jan. 24. Watch the interview.
The Maine chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council recognized 27 LEED-certified "green" buildings Jan. 22, including two at Colby.
Office tenants have moved into Waterville's Hathaway Creative Center, being developed by Paul Boghossian '76, classmate Doug Rooks '76 reports in Mainebiz.
A page-one Wall Street Journal article highlights the work of Emmett Beliveau '99, executive director of the Presidential Inaugural Committee.
Emmett Beliveau '99 was a natural political campaigner. Now he's executive director of President-Elect Barack Obama's inauguration committee. Read more in the Sun-Journal.
The Maine Sunday Telegram heralds men's basketball coach Dick Whitmore's impending 600th win. He'll be just the sixth coach in NCAA DIII history to reach that milestone.
As Obama's inauguration nears, many journalists are looking to Government Professor G. Calvin Mackenzie, an expert on presidential transitions and appointments, for insight.
Peruvian children with cancer will receive Christmas care packages from fifth graders in Winslow thanks to a connection made by a Colby student, the Morning Sentinel reports.
Professor Tilar Mazzeo's book The Widow Clicquot is not just about the woman behind Veuve Clicquot's success, but the history of champagne as well, according to a New York Times review.