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Photo of Sarah Duff

Historian Sarah Duff Receives Mellon Foundation’s New Directions Fellowship

With the grant, she’ll pursue a master’s degree and launch a book project on the history of menopause

Colby College

Class of 2026 Admitted to Colby

From its largest pool of applicants, the College offers admission to a diverse, high-achieving range of students

Cheryl Townsend Gilkes

Colby to Celebrate Class of 2020 Graduation During Reunion 2022

The in-person ceremony on June 11 will serve as a "long-overdue acknowledgment of their accomplishments"

Frank Apantaku '71

Noted Trauma Surgeon and Trustee Emeritus Frank Apantaku ’71 Dies

A life marked by meaningful service to the Colby community and to thousands of Chicagoans under his care

Associate Professor of Art, Emerita Sonia Simon

Sonia Chalif Simon, Art Historian and Professor Emerita, Dies at 96

A scholar specializing in Medieval, Baroque, and 19th-century art, she taught at Colby for 14 years

Colby College Campus

Nancy and Andrew Weiland Endow New Welcome Grant

The grant will cover education-related expenses for some first-year students

Allen Island

Colby Becomes Steward of Two Historic Islands

Island Campus Will Preserve Wyeth Legacy and Expand Academic Programs

Tenure and Promotion Awarded to Faculty Members, Also Named Haynesville Project Fellows

Four faculty members join senior faculty and are awarded $100,000 grant

New Leadership Announced for Colby Museum Board

Hilary Barnes Hoopes will become the new chair, with Alice Kang and Richard Blanco as vice chairs

Sheila McCarthy

Remembering Sheila McCarthy: Professor, Scholar of Russian, and Champion of Citizen Diplomacy

Brilliant, dedicated, and compassionate, she led with her belief in the value of person-to-person connections