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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

Assistant Professor of Economics Stephanie Owen

The Economics of Education

Professor Stephanie Owen’s research on access and equity in higher education comes with real-world implications

Professor Joe Reisert

Government Professor Joe Reisert Uses Science Fiction “To Make the World Better”

He talks about the appeal of Brave New World, published in the 1930s and set in a futuristic world, in a new video

Michael Donihue

Bucking a Trend: Cannabis Turns Heads in Maine

An economic study illustrates the impact of an emerging industry while educating the public and policymakers

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

Photo of Tizoc Victor Chavez

The President as Diplomat in Chief

Tizoc Chavez’s new book explores why American presidents dedicate more time to directly engaging with their foreign counterparts

Photo of Melissa Glenn

New Study Contributes to Further Understanding Hippocampus’s Role in Memory

Melissa Glenn’s research shows how hippocampal damage affects the ability to recall differences between objects