Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Jeff Bary shares his thoughts on an array of interstellar topics in this new episode of ‘13,’ Colgate’s newest podcast that asks 13 questions of one Colgate community member.
On '13', Colgate's new podcast, Assistant Professor of Political Science Danielle Lupton discusses American diplomatic history, widows and military veterans in Congress, and how some board games can help illustrate the complexities of international relations.
Optical Society members who have served with distinction in the advancement of optics and photonics are proposed for election to the class of Fellow. Charles A. Dana Professor of Physics and Astronomy Enrique (Kiko) Galvez is among this year’s honorees.
What happens when empires fall apart? The rise of China’s Ming dynasty in the 14th century is a study in the answer to this particular question. According to David Robinson, Robert H.N. Ho Professor in Asian studies and professor of history, “You pursue one question and it leads to another — it has a kind of […]
This fall, Colgate welcomed 43 new professors in more than 25 different departments, athletics, and the university libraries. Colgate’s newest educators represent a mix of Colgate alumni, visiting professors from across the country, and new assistant professors with a wide range of research interests. For more information, read the full list of new faculty biographies below. Megan […]
Colgate Professor of Psychology and Chair of the Department of Psychology Carrie Keating told the Washington Post that she was, “almost slack-jawed with amazement by the end of President Trump’s news conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin Monday.” Keating, whose research focuses on nonverbal and physiognomic elements of social dominance, influence, power, status, leadership, and […]
To hear chemistry professor Ernie Nolen talk about it, understanding chemistry is the easiest thing in the world, once you enter the right frame of mind. “That’s who I am,” he says, pointing to a diagram of an organic molecule tacked to his office wall. Technically, he is correct — the molecules Nolen studies make […]
“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.
Confronting difficult and contentious subjects in the classroom is an essential component of a liberal arts education. Professors Jenna Reinbold and Tim Byrnestalk about how they are approaching a course that examines the American church-state debate through the lens of abortion and same-sex marriage.