Colgate students have fanned out across the globe to apply their liberal arts know-how in a variety of real-world settings. They are keeping our community posted on their progress. Tim Englehart ’18, a sociology major from Newburyport, Mass., wrote this dispatch about his research with Janel Benson, associate professor of sociology. Last semester, I began […]
Beyond the collections, annual memberships, and traveling exhibits, there’s a lot going on behind the scenes at the world’s museums, and a new Colgate minor in museum studies seeks to dive deep into the operation, ethics, and history of museums around the globe.
Call it modern Mesopotamian claymation. With the help of the latest Artec3D equipment, archivists and instructional technologists have teamed up to produce 3D scans and models of the university’s collection of 4,000-year-old Sumerian cuneiform tablets. Cuneiform, one of the earliest systems of writing, was developed by the ancient Sumerian people of Mesopotamia. Recognizable for its […]
When asked to talk a bit about the thought process that goes on behind closed doors at some of the nation’s most elite media organizations, CBS 60 Minutes Executive Producer Jeff Fager ’77 summed it all up in a single sentence: “We try to shed light in dark places.”
Colgate students have fanned out across the globe to apply their liberal arts know-how in a variety of real-world settings. They are writing back to campus to keep our community posted on their progress. This article was written by Mariam Nael ’18, a women’s studies major from Singapore, completing a student-initiated research fellowship with the university studies division. My […]
Colgate students spend four years of their lives engaging daily with some of the world’s brightest, most enthusiastic scholars. Faculty are at the heart of the academic experience, and in a world where undergraduates live the liberal arts, those bonds often extend beyond the boundaries of a classroom or the margins of a syllabus. This […]