The staff, faculty, and administration at Colgate have been hard at work this past year, navigating the return to in-person learning amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. As Colgate continues in Gate 4 and vaccines are becoming more widely available to people in the Colgate community, it is important to take a look at some of the initiatives and actions that allowed us to get here.
Employees working on campus may have noticed a new, semipermanent installation in the area between the west side of the Ho Science Center and the stairway leading up to the Coop. Conceived by Richard April, Dunham Beldon, Jr. Professor of geology and natural sciences emeritus, and Dianne Keller, senior lecturer in geology, The Petrified Woods is an outdoor exhibit showcasing ancient wood that has been turned to solid rock by the passing of millions of years.