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Intellectual Engagement

Several noncredit courses are available on the ColgateX online platform exclusively for Colgate students, alumni, parents, faculty, and staff.


Fall 2017

Living Writers logo
Not your typical college English class, Living Writers is an à la carte book group for members of the Colgate community, fostering lively conversation between readers and writers.

Faculty: Jennifer Brice


Spring 2015

This course examines the evolution of nuclear weapons.
By integrating science and history, this course on ColgateX examines the scientific evolution of nuclear weapons and the historical context in which they were developed.

Faculty: Karen Harpp


What is ColgateX?

ColgateX logoColgate joined edX in March 2014 through a unique partnership with Hamilton College. Colgate offers noncredit online courses that create opportunities for enhanced engagement with off-campus communities and serve as a venue for faculty to test innovative instructional methods to benefit our students on campus.