• 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
  • On October 15, a mix of teachers, administrators, parents, students, and citizens from across central New York gathered in a town hall–style meeting to discuss the Common Core.
    October 26, 2015
  • Colgate students are reflecting on their summer research with faculty members on campus and in the field. This post is by Natasha Torres ’15, an educational studies major and women’s studies minor from Cleveland, Ohio, who was given an award for outstanding research at the fall student poster session. My study abroad experience, which included a […]
    September 8, 2014
  • In higher education circles, the term “mismatch” has come to define an unintended consequence of affirmative action: bright and promising minority students do not necessarily benefit  when they are steered to elite schools for which they are typically less-prepared than their majority classmates. The interdisciplinary debate — involving economists, sociologists, educators, lawyers, and politicians — will come […]
    March 25, 2013