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Vaclav Havel

Havel and Our Crisis

A major conference at Colby looks at today’s world through the lens of Czech playwright and statesman Václav Havel

Indigenous Rights Activists Join Oak Institute as Fellows for Fall Semester

They will use their time at Colby to discuss cultural survival and other issues

Ellie Harlan

Ellie Harlan ’21 Wins Fulbright Teaching Position in Jordan

She’s on her way to the Middle East for the fourth time thanks to Colby’s Arabic Program

Elizabeth Leonard

Reexamining Benjamin Butler

Historian Elizabeth D. Leonard presents a fuller, far more favorable portrait of Colby’s famous Civil War figure

Nena Burgess

Nena Burgess ’22 Wins Franko-Maisel Prize

She plans to pursue a legal career to advocate for underrepresented communities

After graduating from Colby with a degree in government, Ben Wexler-Waite ’14 worked in communications roles for several political campaigns, before following his passion for food. He opened an open-air restaurant, Il Leone, on Peaks Island in Portland, Maine.

From Politico to Pizzaiolo

Ben Wexler-Waite ’14 operates a farm-to-table open-air restaurant on Maine’s Peaks Island

Senior Standouts 2022 portraits

Senior Standouts 2022

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

Prague, the Czech Republic

A Semester in Prague Emphasizes Importance of Global Studies

Isabella Marin ’23 on her study-abroad experience in the Czech Republic, witnessing some of Europe’s most remarkable moments in history

Fulbright winners

Fulbright Grants Will Allow Graduates to Deepen Cultural Competency

Three young scholars win prestigious grants to diverse countries, where they'll teach English and conduct research

A Push to Change Maine’s Drug Laws

Winifred Tate advocates for decriminalizing drugs to clear a path for recovery and strengthen communities