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Gabriel Rivas Orellana
Access and Opportunity

Gabriel Rivas Orellana ’23 Named Colby Global Fellow

Colby’s “internal Watson” offers a second chance at a transformative post-graduate global experience

Miller Library

Class of 2027 Admitted to Colby

The College offers admission to its most diverse and academically talented class of first-year students

Amanda Santangelo
Artificial Intelligence

A Vital Element of AI? Empathy

How one Colby graduate is putting humanity into AI technology

Giovanna Novi '25
Social Sciences

Giovanna Novi ’25 Wins Projects for Peace Grant

She’ll use the $10,000 prize to cultivate communication skills for use with senior adults

Richard Blanco and Joe Biden

Richard Blanco to Receive White House Honor

A member of the Colby Museum of Art Board of Governors, the poet will be awarded a National Humanities Medal

Lydia Riddell downhill skiing
Campus and Community

In a Competitive League, Mules Ski to Win

Colby’s Alpine and Nordic ski teams tackle dramatically different terrain, but they have one thing in common: a culture of success

Philip Nyhus
Environment and Climate

‘Sustainability is a Journey, Not a Destination’

Fresh from a gathering of campus and federal leaders, Philip Nyhus discusses the next phase of Colby’s climate leadership

Matt Apuzzo

‘I Just Like Puzzles’

A three-time Pulitzer winner, Matt Apuzzo ’00 leads the new international investigations team at the New York Times

Bill Cotter

William R. Cotter, Colby’s Longest-Tenured President, Has Died

He served for 21 years, leading the College through a period of dramatic growth and change


The Second Act of Josh Kim

After spending his first three years in college launching a startup, he’s back on campus to focus on student life