• Jeff Bary, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, talks about how his passion for astronomy developed, his research interests, favorite course to teach, and more in this Q&A. An astronomer is born. When I was nine, a friend gave me a book about astronomy titled What’s Up There? by Dinah Moche, which I read countless […]
    December 18, 2013
  • Where in the world is Madison Grant ’16? From Newport Beach, Calif., to Hamilton, N.Y., to Cairo, Egypt, to Brooklyn, N.Y., there’s no telling where Grant will end up next. One thing is for certain, though — she’ll always feel at home in the Middle Eastern Studies and Islamic Civilizations academic program. While at Colgate […]
    December 3, 2013
  • What do you get when you combine technology, 11 faculty posters, and wine, cheese, and crackers? At Colgate’s first “Tech on Tap” event, faculty and staff members gathered in a casual atmosphere to discuss the use of technology in the classroom. Sponsored by Information Technology Services, the University Libraries, and the Dean of the Faculty’s […]
    October 4, 2013
  • Penny Lane — a seasoned storyteller, nonfiction filmmaker, assistant professor of art and art history at Colgate, and …  self-proclaimed thief? In a thought-provoking and honest lecture about her role as a visual artist, Lane discussed the complexities of being a filmmaker who appropriates others’ images exclusively to create her own nonfiction narratives.
    September 19, 2013
  • From introducing energy-saving initiatives in buildings to minimizing landfill waste to encouraging the purchase and use of local food in dining facilities, the sustainability movement at Colgate has made great strides this past year. Now, things are really heating up after achieving one more goal in the university’s Sustainability and Climate Action Plan  — implementing […]
    September 4, 2013
  • Personal tour of the New York Stock Exchange? Check. Daily treks up the hill three times a day from 110 Broad Street? Check. Lectures from some of Colgate’s most accomplished professors? Check. This summer, 29 students visiting campus from China’s Xiamen University enjoyed an authentic sampling of the Colgate experience. The exchange program, the brainchild […]
    July 19, 2013