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Jim Condron ’92

Artist, Writer, and Thinker

The narrative sculptures of Jim Condron ’92 harken back to his Colby days

Law books at the Penobscot County Law Library

How a 19th-Century Colby Graduate is Making a Difference Today

Attorney Hugh Chaplin, Class of 1880, wanted to help his county law library. It took almost a century to make it happen.

Shannon Haines at Summer Luncheon

Colby Museum’s Summer Luncheon Celebrates Community

More than 550 museum friends attended the annual gathering

Jeannine Anderson singing

Arisa White’s Powerful New Opera

The associate professor of English previews her work-in-progress in preparation for its premiere at the Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts in 2025

Jon Weiss with students

The True Frenchman

The longtime director of Colby in Dijon, Jon Weiss fails only retirement

CEERS image of distant black holes
Natural Sciences

JWST Detects Most Distant, Active Supermassive Black Hole to Date

Colby astronomers using the James Webb Space Telescope also detected other distant black holes and early galaxies for the first time

Jillian Dowling ’24 helps unload food truck
Campus and Community

A ‘Co-Creative Relationship’ Toward Building Community

The Office of Civic Engagement fosters deeper, meaningful, and sustainable partnerships

Kids' cubbies at the Happy Days Childcare and Learning Center at Colby College.
Campus and Community

The State of Maine Has a Childcare Crisis

The Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs is bringing people together to find policy solutions for the childcare problem

Kara Hooper

Setting a Community Compass

Kara Hooper ’97 launched a nonprofit to help students apply for college, and her town is recognizing her efforts

Olivia Hochstadt ’21 spins wool as she works in a Waterville studio.

From Colby Global Fellow to an Artist

Olivia Hochstadt '21 began seeing herself as an artist after her experiences as a Colby Global Fellow opened her eyes to the possibilities