In an effort to bring multilingual worlds home to Colgate University students, Professors Matthew Miller and Mahadevi Ramakrishnan from the German and French departments led 16 students on a one-week excursion here in May.
The author of "The Coddling of the American Mind" answers the question "Are young people today being harmed by well-intentioned parents and teachers who are trying to protect them from adversity and difficult ideas?"
As Alan Dershowitz took to the Colgate Memorial Chapel stage on Monday evening for his lecture, “Civil Liberties in the Age of Trump,” about 20 students in the audience stood up and turned their backs in peaceful protest. It was a moment of First Amendment exercise that the target, a controversial scholar of constitutional law […]
Mathematics and economics double major Kayla Logar ’20, from Denver, Penn., describes her research with the Adirondack Foundation in Lake Placid, N.Y., as part of her summer opportunity at the Upstate Institute.
In May, Colgate community members traveled to Puerto Rico for a week devoted to hurricane relief. The group performed service work at Plenitud, a non-profit educational farm and learning center located in the mountains of western Puerto Rico near a town called Las Marias.
Last summer, Alia Davis ’18 returned to Santa Fe, N. M., to work on a video project she felt compelled to finish. Davis first visited New Mexico during the fall of 2015 with Colgate’s Santa Fe Off-Campus Study Group, led by Professor Sarah Wider. Because the study group emphasizes community-based learning, students were placed at […]
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 […]
This summer, members of the Colgate community gathered in the Ho Science Center atrium for the 2017 Upstate Institute Summer Field School poster presentations. Colgate’s Upstate Institute provides connections between the university and the regional community to engage students, faculty, staff, and residents in research and a reciprocal transfer of knowledge. Twenty-seven students were ready […]