Centers and Institutes

  • Colgate students pose in the TriRhena region
    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. 
    July 30, 2019
  • 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 […]
    November 6, 2018
  • Colgate group at Plenitud
    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.
    July 5, 2018
  • Photo taken by Stephanie Bolster '17
    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 […]
    April 4, 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