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Thomas Rippon ’68 Makes $1 Million Gift to Colby Financial Aid

The entrepreneur and civic leader cites his long-term gratitude toward the College

Diplomat Makes the Case for Saving Democracies

Robert Gelbard ’64 returns to campus to remind students, and others, that democracy should not be taken for granted

An Adrenaline Junkie with a Passion for Filmmaking  

Joey Searle ’20 is making his way in the world of extreme sports filmmaking

Ben Tuff ’23 takes an early morning swim in Narragansett Bay near Jamestown, R.I.

Tough Enough to Overcome His Demons

The subject of a new documentary, Ben Tuff ’03 uses long-distance swimming to beat addiction

Gabriella Johnson

Gabriella Johnson ’14 Wins Prestigious Rome Prize

The art historian will use the award to further her study of the Mediterranean Sea’s influence on early modern art

Miller Tower

Four Young Alumni Win Fulbright Awards

The winners head to Germany, Taiwan, Colombia, and Brazil, bringing career experience with them

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.

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