For Eric Roy ’04, Flint Water Crisis Created a Company
In the spring of 2015, Eric Roy ’04 said he got a tip from an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) retiree about high lead levels in the water in Flint, Mich. This was before the people of Flint fully understood what was in their water. And way before Flint became…
Davis Projects for Peace Award to Create Culture of Reading in Kenya
Thanks to a Davis Project for Peace Award, this summer Cheruiyot will take a $10,000 prize to his Rift Valley community—burdened with high illiteracy rates among children and adults—and construct a library to create a culture of reading where none currently exists.
Loren McClenachan Named 2019 Pew Marine Fellow
The Pew Fellows Program in Marine Conservation has named Loren McClenachan a 2019 Marine Fellow. McClenachan, a marine ecologist and Colby’s Elizabeth and Lee Ainslie Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, will be awarded $150,000 over a three-year period for her project “Using historical data to maximize fisheries yields and…
Colby Announces New Leadership in Fundraising and Alumni Engagement
Colby President David A. Greene has appointed Associate Vice President for College Advancement Jane Phillips ’01 as vice president for College advancement and Senior Philanthropic Advisor Sandy Colhoun ’91 as chief campaign officer,
Colby College Establishes Pulver Science Scholars Program with $5-million Commitment
Colby College has established the Pulver Science Scholars Program, designed to create a pipeline for the most ambitious and talented students from all backgrounds to pursue research at the nation’s top biomedical laboratories.
Alumni Attorneys Provide a Different Sort of Law Schooling
As young alums, Tom Nale ’05 and Tracy Nale ’07 are passionate about law and giving back to Colby. This Jan Plan, the siblings placed seven students in legal internships in Maine. While both Nales work with a Colby student, they also matched three interns with the District Attorney’s Office…