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The New York Times published a major article on the Colby Museum’s Bob Thompson exhibition. The story, which appeared in the Sunday Arts & Leisure section, refers to the show as “a stunning look at a Black painter who looked to the old masters for inspiration; his bold attitude toward art history is summed up in the show’s title, This House Is Mine.”

Colby’s Davis Institute for Artificial Intelligence was featured in Fortune’s “Eye on AI” column. In addition to including commentary from President Greene, who said that “the liberal arts need AI, but AI also needs the liberal arts,” Director Amanda Stent noted how the institute can foster multi-disciplinary collaboration that’s vital for making AI achieve its potential while side-stepping potential negative ramifications.

Colby was well represented in a New York Times article on the current job market for students. The story highlighted how Trevaughn Wright-Reynolds ’22 has already accepted a job offer and included commentary from Lisa Noble, Colby’s director of employer partnerships and emerging pathways, who noted that “the current market is great for employment."
boston.gov
Meteorologist David Epstein ’86 spoke with Boston Mayor Michelle Wu via Instagram Live to discuss weather, climate, and upcoming forecasts this winter. Epstein, a trustee of the College, provides meteorological and horticulture content for various media and print outlets. 
News Center Maine
NBC affiliate News Center Maine spoke with Canaan Morse '07 about being named a National Book Award Finalist. In the segment, Morse had high praise for his mentor, Associate Professor of East Asian Studies Hong Zhang, noting that “the Chinese believe that your relationship with your teacher is one of the greatest relationships you can have; they're like another parent.”
Portland Press Herald
The Portland Press Herald picked up a story on Colby’s announcement on the success of its Dare Northward campaign. The article noted that “from expanding financial aid to supporting faculty growth and enabling the building of new facilities and programs,” the campaign is already having a substantial impact.
Campus Rec
Director of Recreation Services Tiffany Lomax was interviewed for a story in Campus Rec Magazine about the Harold Alfond Athletics and Recreation Center. In commenting on the dynamic new facility, she highlighted how “we have so many venues now that offer so many different things; it’s really cool to see students just make this place their own.”
variety
Variety interviewed Jun Fang, visiting assistant professor of sociology, for an article discussing the relationship between Hollywood and China’s film industry. Fang is authoring the forthcoming ethnography “When China Meets Hollywood” and provided expertise on the potential impacts on the film industry.
artforum
Artforum published a major review of Bob Thompson: This House is Mine before the final week of the exhibition. “What is needed, now and going forward, is for these powerful images to be widely seen,” the author writes. The show will travel around the country after closing at Colby on Jan. 9, 2022. 
Maine Public
Assistant Professor of English Sarah Braunstein was included in a discussion on Maine Public. Along with her colleagues in the Starfish Writing Group, the authors discussed the importance of the creative collaborative process.
Portland Press Herald
As Maine colleges prepared for the return to campus, Colby came out on top for its diligence in safety protocols to combat Covid-19. Both WGME-TV and the Portland Press Herald shared articles covering this topic.
Morning Sentinel
An NYC developer has plans to turn an abandoned mill in downtown Waterville into affordable housing and commercial space, reports the Morning Sentinel. The article also mentions Colby’s contributions to the city’s revitalization, including the Lockwood Hotel and the Greene Block + Studios.
Hyperallergic
Hyperallergic published a review of the Bob Thompson exhibition currently on view at the Colby College Museum of Art. The writer noted that, “This House is Mine … is a triumph in scale and curation, and the abundance of provocative imagery poses new questions regarding his legacy.”