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Student artist wearing headphones while hanging artwork in an exhibition hall

Art and Community Coexist in Senior Exhibition 2024

Held for the first time off campus, the exhibition celebrates student artistry while connecting with downtown

Students take notes while viewing various artworks.

Why Doctors Need the Humanities

Wrapping up a three-year research collaborative on the medical humanities through Colby’s Public Humanistic Inquiry Lab

Yumi Kang '24, left, and Jackie Hardwick '24, will teach overseas for a year after winning prestigious Fulbright fellowships.

Fulbright Fellows Will Teach in Taiwan and South Korea

Hard work pays off for Jackie Hardwick ’24 and Yumi Kang ’24, who receive prestigious fellowships

Claire Jimenez

Claire Jiménez ’06 Wins 2024 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

What Happened to Ruthy Ramirez emerges as the best novel published in 2023

Jack Brenner ’26 in the Perkins Arboretum

Have You Listened to the Sounds of the Colby Forest?

A new humanities lab project, to be presented at this year’s liberal arts symposium, asks people to close their eyes and listen to what the woods have to say

Farnham Writers' Center

One Writer at a Time

With peer-to-peer tutoring, the Farnham Writers’ Center prepares students for a lifetime of effective communication

Matt LeVan, digital archives librarian

Interested in Insights from Maine Artists?

Lights Out Gallery gifts a treasure trove of interviews with contemporary Maine artists to Colby’s digital archives

Yannik Buchi in Long Island City

He Discovered Software Engineering and Found Himself

Yannik Büchi ’17 double majored in French and biology, and today he’s a full-stack software developer at real estate startup Upright

Eleanor Jackson

Role Reversal

Eleanor Jackson ’02 now works as the literary agent for her former professor, Debra Spark

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead signs books for fans after a reading at the Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts.

Sitting Next to a Famous Author in Class

Colson Whitehead shares insights about writing with the College community