Robert Diamond ’73 to Speak at Colby College Commencement, May 25

Robert E. Diamond Jr., who majored in economics at Colby and has become a leader in international finance through his work at Barclays PLC, the London-based financial services firm, will deliver the commencement address at Colby's 187th Commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 25, at 10 a.m.

Sarod Player Presents North Indian Music at Colby

Colby's first-ever solo music artist in residence, Aditya Verma, will present an evening of traditional North Indian music on Saturday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lorimer Chapel on the Waterville campus. This and all Music at Colby concerts are free, and the public is invited.

Colby Announces March 2008 Events

Colby College is pleased to announce the following March events.  All are open to the public and free (except where noted).

Diamond Building Receives LEED Certification

Colby's Diamond Building has received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The 53,000-square-foot academic building for social sciences and interdisciplinary studies opened in February of 2007.

“Circus-Cabaret-Drama” in Colby’s Strider Theater Feb. 8-10

The One That Gets Slapped -- a "circus-cabaret-drama" -- will be presented at Colby College, Feb. 8-10. Performances are Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8 and 9, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 10, at 2 p.m., in Strider Theater. Admission is free.

Colby Announces February Events

Colby College is pleased to announce the following February events. All are open to the public and free (except where noted).

Expanding Aid Grants, Colby Aims To Be More Accessible

When Colby College announced last fall that it would eliminate student loans from financial aid packages of Maine students and replace them with grants, applications from Maine residents poured in. For some, a Colby education suddenly seemed within reach.

Colby College to Receive $1.4-million Grant

Colby will receive a $1.4-million grant to support the hiring of teaching/research fellows and the advance hiring of new tenure-track faculty members, President William D. Adams announced today.

Colby Announces December Events

Colby College is pleased to announce the following December events. All are free and open to the public.

Amy Stacey Curtis Featured as Emerging Artist at Colby

Installation artist Amy Stacey Curtis is at it again, placing thousands of pieces into a grid, then asking viewers to interact with her art. Curtis, who is known for her work in abandoned factories around Maine, presents her first-ever museum show this month at the Colby College Museum of Art.

Colby College Increases Grants for Maine Students

Colby College President William D. Adams announced today that, beginning next fall, Colby will eliminate loans from all financial aid packages for Maine residents, replacing them with grants. The new policy will make it possible for Maine students who earn admission and qualify for financial aid from the College to receive a Colby education and graduate with no debt from student loans.

Colby Announces November 2007 Events

Colby College is pleased to announce the following November events. All are free (except where noted) and open to the public.

Family Homecoming Weekend at Colby, October 12-14

Almost 1,500 people, some coming from as far as France and Chile, are scheduled to visit Waterville for Colby's Family Homecoming Weekend, October 12-14. Many events are open to the public. 

Chanticleer to Perform at Colby

Grammy Award-winning male vocal ensemble Chanticleer, called "the world's reigning male chorus," by The New Yorker, will perform at Colby College at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 11, in Lorimer Chapel. The Music at Colby concert is free and open to the public.

Colby Announces October Events

Colby College is pleased to announce the following October events. All are free (except where noted) and open to the public.

Lovejoy Award Honors John Burns; Explores War Coverage

On Sunday, September 30, John F. Burns, chief foreign correspondent for The New York Times, will receive Colby's annual Lovejoy Award for courageous journalism, and three other journalists who have covered the Iraq war will talk about their experiences.

Colby Lectures Offer Insiders’ Views of Global Issues

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, former U.S. counter-terrorism advisor Richard Clarke, and senior New York Times foreign correspondent John Burns are among guests who will speak at Colby in September and October as part of the fall program of the Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement.