Natural Sciences and Mathematics

  • Professor Holm works at a wastewater collection site on campus.
    One of the facets of Colgate University’s strategy to detect signs of SARS-CoV2 on campus is the broad use of wastewater testing to find any early indications of spreading coronavirus. The plan received national attention, with news outlets like CBS mentioning the effort as a stand out among many of the college reopening plans across the country. 
    September 24, 2020
  • Portrait of Tony Aveni
    Anthony Aveni, professor emeritus of astronomy, anthropology, and Native American studies at Colgate University, says that to understand our current time consciousness, we have to return to a land before time — or at least, time as we know it.
    April 30, 2020
  • Professor Jessica Graybill discusses climate science in Russia.
    Join Colgate Russian and Eurasian Studies Director and Associate Professor of Geography Jessica Graybill as she discusses her research in Russia, and how climate change is impacting its coastal cities in this episode of 13.
    January 21, 2020
  • Associate Professor of Biology Engda Hagos works with Changchang Liu ’15 in the summer of 2014
    Newly published research authored by 10 Colgate students and led by Associate Professor of Biology Engda Hagos, reveals how a specific protein inhibits cancer growth at the cellular level, which could one day lead to new cancer treatments. 
    December 17, 2019
  • 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.
    November 11, 2019