Rewind: Our Favorite Colgate Videos of 2018

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Through his work, Brian Ness, videojournalism coordinator in Colgate’s Office of Communications, helps to tell the story of this leading American institution. Here are his favorite projects of 2018.


Landscape with Colgate C

Colgate at 200 Years

A reflection on Colgate’s 200 years through an archive of moving images.

With the launch of its Bicentennial in 2018, Colgate is looking back by exploring stories of the people, places, and moments that led to its present distinction. Driven to be a leading American institution, the University is also looking forward to a third century of distinction, powered by the energy, creativity, and ambition of a remarkable community.

Woman works in lab filling test tubes

Colgate at the National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Study Group offers the opportunity for Colgate students interested in the biomedical sciences to spend a full semester working in some of the most exciting research laboratories in the world. The NIH in Bethesda, MD, housing more than 5,000 active researchers, are the official federal health-related research facilities of the United States. The hallmark of the study group is an intensive research experience involving 30+ hours of research each week in an NIH laboratory of the students’ choosing.

Students hold scripts on stage

Short Fiction in Contemporary Spain

Students in Professor Marta Perez-Carbonell's Short Fiction in Contemporary Spain class wrote creative works reflecting what they had read and learned throughout the semester. The pieces were collected in a small volume and printed by Colgate's Document Services shop. The students shared their work with their peers on the last day of class.

Professors with students

Sex, Law and the American Culture Wars

An exploration of the American church-state debate through the lens of abortion and same-sex marriage, POSC/RELG 338 is co-taught by Assistant Professor of Religion Jenna Reinbold and Charles A. Dana Professor of political science and Department Chair Tim Byrnes.

Two students

Andrew Heagle '13: After Colgate

More than 33,000 living alumni have benefited from Colgate's liberal arts education. Imani Ballard ’18 speaks to a recent alumnus about  how Colgate helped shape his own career.
Crowd cheers on football team

Bicentennial Kickoff Weekend

Alumni and students share Colgate memories at the Homecoming Tailgate during Bicentennial Kickoff Weekend.

People make large C on football field

Colgate in 13 Seconds: Homecoming Halftime C

Members of the Colgate community came together to form the Bicentennial ‘C’ during halftime of the homecoming football game.