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  • Joe Berlinger '83 on the set of Intent to Destroy
    When filmmaker Joe Berlinger ’83 appeared at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 25 for the premiere of his latest documentary, Intent to Destroy, he had another member of the Colgate community by his side: English and humanities professor Peter Balakian, whose class Berlinger had taken years ago.
    May 24, 2017
  • Pinctada margaritifera, pearl oyster
    Physics professors Rebecca Metzler and Enrique Galvez are leading a team of Colgate researchers to find out more about nacre’s structure, which is known for its strength and luster.
    April 6, 2017
  • The Harlem Quartet plays at Colgate
    Beats from Cuba and Brazil mixed with the classics when the internationally acclaimed Harlem Quartet performed at Memorial Chapel on February 19.
    March 6, 2017
  • Professor Albert Ammerman
    In Europe, the transition from hunting and gathering to farming did not happen overnight. But in the Western Mediterranean, it happened much faster than in any other region of Europe — or the rest of the world for that matter.
    March 3, 2017
  • The third annual African Fashion Show in the Hall of Presidents.
    With a backdrop of African flags and an Afrobeat soundtrack, students modeled colorful styles at the third annual African Student Union fashion show. Celebrating the continent and its nations’ cultures, this year’s event — called Love, Africa — filled the Hall of Presidents on November 12. Designers Bamboo Stitches, Obioma, Missy Temeke, Queen W, and […]
    December 6, 2016
  • Reet Aus in the documentary Out of Fashion
    Over the next few days, environmentally conscious fashion trailblazer Reet Aus is visiting campus. She’ll lead a handful of special events to highlight how she’s been working to make fashion more sustainable. Her doctoral thesis focused on efforts to incorporate upcycling into mass production, and since 2012 she has been working with Beximco, a major apparel […]
    October 28, 2016
  • Plastic bag floating in the ocean.
    Does seeing an image of plastic bags floating in the ocean influence people to be more environmentally friendly? That’s what Bob Turner, professor of economics and environmental studies, hopes to find out with his new research. In Turner’s study, participants are asked a set of questions designed by psychologists that assesses their opinions on the […]
    October 5, 2016
  • On October 15, a mix of teachers, administrators, parents, students, and citizens from across central New York gathered in a town hall–style meeting to discuss the Common Core.
    October 26, 2015