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Jessica Lyon ’19

When the Past Never Passes

A documentary film by Jessica Lyon ’19 reveals the complexity of reclaiming German citizenship after the Holocaust

Pat Brancaccio

Colby Mourns Passing of Professor Emeritus Patrick Brancaccio

The Colby community is mourning the death of Patrick Brancaccio, the Zacamy Professor of English, Emeritus, who died Dec. 31, 2019, in Waterville just days before he was scheduled to leave for Verona, Italy, to teach a Jan Plan course on Italian fiction.

Lauren Bon, Artists Need to Create on the Same Scale That Society Has the Capacity to Destroy. Glass neon, metal brackets, 72 x 174 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Metabolic Studio, Los Angeles.

A New Definition of American Art

With great fanfare, Colby announced the creation of the Lunder Institute for American Art in 2017. Established with a gift by Life Trustee Paula Crane Lunder, D.F.A. ’98 and Life Visitor Peter Lunder ’56, D.F.A. ’98, the institute was envisioned as a place for scholarship, creativity,…

A baby discovered in the rubble after an airstrike is lifted in the air by White Helmets and community members. Douma, Syria, January 7, 2014. Photograph by Bassam Khabieh.

Two Decades of Human Rights

Colby’s Oak Fellows shine a spotlight, and are aided in return

Associate Professor of Philosophy Lydia Moland chats with the audience at WBUR’s CitySpace in Boston.

A Good Place for Moral Philosophy

Associate Professor Lydia Moland on The Good Place and why all of her students should be haunted

ric DeCosta ’93, the general manager of the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens

A Football Odyssey

Greek mythology prepped Eric DeCosta—to run the Baltimore Ravens

Will Hochman ’14

Welcome to Broadway

The Sound Inside costar Will Hochman ’14 talks about chasing your dream—and ending up on stage with Mary-Louise Parker

From colors to martial arts to music, children from Waterville and surrounding cities had their initial exposure to Chinese language and culture at Colby.

For Kids’ Sake

On Mayflower Hill, summer is a season for learning—and fun

Colby Establishes Jennifer Jahrling Forese Writer-in-Residence Program in Creative Writing

Colby College has announced the launch of a new writer-in-residence program that will bring accomplished writers to campus to support their work, allow them the opportunity to teach and engage with students, and offer public readings and lectures.

Tech’s the Thing

Performing arts meets technology to stage a story of our times