• Prof. Jacob Klein (left) with members of the spring 2018 St. Andrews Study Group in front of lake in Scotland
    “How we acquire our moral beliefs is one question. What makes them true, if they are true, is another.” For Associate Professor of Philosophy Jacob Klein, these difficult questions are at the core of the liberal arts education.
    May 8, 2018
  • A scanned image of an old sketch of Anne Hathaway
    April 23 marks the anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth and death — and, yes, he died on his birthday. In 2016, to celebrate his 400th birthday, Colgate’s Special Collections and University Archives brought out rare items from the Shakespeare collection, including a first and third folio. The term “folio” denotes a particular printing size in which a […]
    April 23, 2018
  • A major exhibition of photographs, This Place explores Israel and the West Bank “as place and metaphor” through the eyes of 12 internationally acclaimed artists. Because the exhibition is divided among four collegiate art galleries, it has presented a perfect opportunity for museum studies students to apply what they’ve learned outside of the classroom. Professor […]
    April 19, 2018
  • Several Colgate alumni are involved with Oscar-nominated documentaries, including David Fialkow ’81, who produced Icarus, and Nick Verbitsky ’91, who co-produced Abacus: Small Enough to Jail.
    February 23, 2018
  • Colgate University campus in winter
    This year’s applicant pool is the largest in Colgate University history — 13 percent larger than the previous year’s pool, in fact, with 9,705 total applications. But the record breaking doesn’t stop there. Both the diversity and academic strength of applicants increased this year, promising an exceptional Class of 2022. In the applicant pool for […]
    February 14, 2018
  • A photo of youth activists gathered around a statue in Seoul, South Korea
    Last summer, the 2017 Lampert Institute Fellows spread out across the globe to conduct three months of research. The fellows learned about sustainability, nuclear power, special education,  and much more; they returned to Colgate in the fall to share their completed projects with their peers. The Lampert Institute for Civic and Global Affairs integrates on-campus […]
    December 22, 2017
  • File image of Ronan Farrow sitting at a desk.
    Ronan Farrow, author of the explosive Harvey Weinstein sexual assault and harassment investigation published in the New Yorker, recently spoke with a crowd of Colgate students about the future of journalism. Farrow rose to prominence following his 10-month investigation into Weinstein’s history, including interviews with 13 women who spoke out against the famous producer. The resulting story […]
    December 12, 2017