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protestors at UN World Climate Conference COP27

COP27 Inspires Colby Delegation to Think Bigger

President David A. Greene asks, ‘Can we do more?’

Colby Delegation Attends COP27, the UN Climate Conference Happening Now in Egypt

Addressing big problems such as climate change is ‘fundamental to who we are,’ says President David A. Greene

Colby Commemorates 50 Years of Clean Water

Maine’s rivers used to be among the country’s most polluted. The Clean Water Act, passed in 1972, changed everything.

AI Datathon Aims to Aid in Browntail Moth Invasion

Thom Klepach and Colby students explore how technology can predict patterns and help manage the invasive problem that's wreaking havoc across the state.

Stacy-ann Robison

Colby’s Climate-Change Superstar

Stacy-ann Robinson’s student-driven work is earning recognition across the globe

Meghan Hurley

Safeguarding California’s Central Coast

Meghan Hurley ’20 works with Chumash tribal leaders to establish a marine sanctuary 13 miles offshore

Senior Standouts 2022 portraits

Senior Standouts 2022

These graduating seniors represent the academic breadth and excellence of Colby College’s Class of 2022.

Molly Gardner ’22 works with students at the Alfond Youth and Community Center’s Mary Nash Beaupre Greenhouse in Waterville. Gardner will graduate from Colby’s vaunted Environmental Studies Department in May and plans to attend medical school and pursue a master’s in public health.

Colby’s Environmental Studies Department Continues to Grow and Thrive

The College has been a leader in environmental education for 50 years, and its most important work may be yet to come

Assistant Professor of Environmental Science Alison Bates

Is VR a Solution to the NIMBY Problem?

By combining environmental and computer science, two Colby professors collaborate on wind power in Maine

Nichole Price

Colby Scientists Seek Solutions to Climate Change in the Belly of a Cow

They’re investigating if seaweed-based food supplements will lead to fewer methane-producing cow burps