The Greek Parliament has agreed that the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia – its name for the country to the northwest of Greece since the break-up of Yugoslavia in 1991 – can now be called the Republic of Northern Macedonia.
Optical Society members who have served with distinction in the advancement of optics and photonics are proposed for election to the class of Fellow. Charles A. Dana Professor of Physics and Astronomy Enrique (Kiko) Galvez is among this year’s honorees.
“At first glance,” Assistant Professor of Political Science Sam Rosenfeld writes in the New York Times, “the decision by congressional Republican leaders on Monday to strip Representative Steve King of his committee assignments for remarks last week defending white supremacy appears to be an example of the party stepping in to police its own extremists. But it’s actually the opposite.”
On the Oxford University Press Blog, Associate Professor of Political Science Bruce Rutherford writes: Was [Egypt’s] January 2011 uprising an aberration, and has Egypt now returned to its historic norm of autocratic rule centered on the military? Or, was the uprising the first wave of a process of change that will resume and continue to shape Egypt and the region?
Alternative winter break service programs, organized by the Colgate Max A. Shacknai Center for Outreach, Volunteerism, and Education (COVE), are a great opportunity for current students to engage in community service, confront social issues, and learn the principles of volunteerism. This year, the COVE is running two trips, both from January 13 to January 19. […]
The Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center is pleased to announce Amy Leventer, Orville Whitnall Professor of geology, as the 2018 winner of the Goldthwait Polar Medal in recognition of her distinguished record of scholarship and service in polar science.
Last month, the Student Government Association along with the Center for Leadership and Student Involvement, career services, and the computer science department banded together to send 10 Colgate students to the Grace Hopper Celebration in Houston, Texas.
With a litany of thanks for the supporters, architects, designers, engineers, and staff who made it all possible, Colgate officially dedicated Benton Hall during a ceremony on September 28. The building was named after lead donor and alumnus Dan Benton '80.