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Jeff Rose and Kate Weiler '04, who co-founded Drink Simple a decade ago.

Simply Maple Water Straight From the Tree

Kate Weiler ’04 marks a decade of Drink Simple, the beverage company she cofounded

Claire Jimenez

Claire Jiménez ’06 Wins 2024 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

What Happened to Ruthy Ramirez emerges as the best novel published in 2023

Associate Professor of Chemistry Karena McKinney, poses for a portrait in the Perkins Arboretum. She has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to study emissions from trees, known in the world of science as biogenic volatile organic compounds.
Environment and Climate

Understanding the Air We Breathe

Associate Professor of Chemistry Karena McKinney teams with Davis Institute for AI on prestigious NSF grant

Jack Brenner ’26 in the Perkins Arboretum

Have You Listened to the Sounds of the Colby Forest?

A new humanities lab project, to be presented at this year’s liberal arts symposium, asks people to close their eyes and listen to what the woods have to say

Farnham Writers' Center
Campus and Community

One Writer at a Time

With peer-to-peer tutoring, the Farnham Writers’ Center prepares students for a lifetime of effective communication

Mike Ballin and Blueprint Surf Co.

Surf’s Up, and It’s Green

Mike Ballin ’21 is using recycled plastic to 3D print surfboards at Blueprint Surf Co. 

Brad Mundy and Kevin Rice at a chemistry bench
Natural Sciences

Professor Brad Mundy Honored with Memorial Lecture

The Chemistry Department recognizes transformative contributions of the recently deceased professor

Pedro Santos ’26, Thor Gabrielsen ’26, and Eddie O’Sullivan ’26
Natural Sciences

Camaraderie and Competition Spur Excellence in Mathematics

An academic friendship bolsters three sophomores’ scores in the field’s preeminent competition


The Triumph of Louise Nevelson

The World Outside: Louise Nevelson at Midcentury in the Colby Museum’s Jetté Galleries expands our understanding and appreciation of an icon of 20th-century art

A scenic view of the Colby campus

Colby Expands Financial Aid to Help Middle-Income Families

New program will cap tuition, room, and board at multiple income levels