Colgate is home to a vast collection of natural history specimens. These specimens have been used extensively in teaching throughout the last 150 years, beginning in 1868 with their arrival in the luggage of Albert Bickmore, former professor of zoology and geology. Bickmore, who later founded the American Museum of Natural History in New York […]
Colgate community members preparing for the university’s Bicentennial kickoff enjoyed a legendary opening act on September 20. Patti Smith, award-winning singer-songwriter and author, launched the weekend with music and readings through the Living Writers series.
In addition to celebrating Colgate’s Bicentennial, the university will also celebrate its 150-year association with the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City with The Beauty of Sculpted Minerals, an exhibit now displayed in the Robert M. Linsley Geology Museum. Founded by professor Albert S. Bickmore in 1869 and led by former […]
Local residents of all ages and abilities are invited to attend a dynamic community dance workshop with the Taylor 2 Dance Company on Sept. 12, 4:30–6:00 p.m., in Colgate University’s Huntington Gymnasium. In addition, Colgate will also host a performance by Taylor 2 on Sept. 14 at 7:00 p.m. The group will perform two works […]
During the summer months, Colgate students are fanning out across the globe to apply their liberal arts know-how in a variety of real-world settings, and they are keeping our community posted on their progress. Physics major Ally Shahidi ’19 (Madison, N.J.) describes her work in making important historical documents digitally accessible. This summer, I am creating a […]