• A sacred forest rises from farmland in Ethiopia
    The BBC writes, “Some forests are more than 1,000 years old ... Paradoxically, humans have both protected them yet pose the biggest threat to their future.”
    May 21, 2019
  • Dolphin seen leaping out of water
    During winter break, January 1–19, 2019, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience Ann Jane Tierney led a team of students from BIOL 341 or NEUR 385 on an extended study trip to the Dolphin Research Center on Grassy Key, Fla. The group participated in ongoing cognitive and behavioral research, focusing on current theories and methods in studies […]
    February 27, 2019
  • Swimmer in pool
    According to “Circadian Effects on Performance and Effort in Collegiate Swimmers,” a recent article by Associate Professor of Biology and Chair of the Biology Department Krista Ingram, night owls may make less efficient swimmers in the morning.
    October 11, 2018
  • Julia Marchetti ’18 and Erin Burke ’18
    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 […]
    October 4, 2018
  • Sustainability at Colgate University
    Colgate University has been recognized as a top performer in the 2018 Sustainable Campus Index by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). Innovative and forward-thinking initiatives, such as Colgate’s comprehensive wellness program, Chapel House geothermal exchange system, and continued improvements to preserve campus-owned forested land, played integral roles in achieving […]
    August 23, 2018
  • When Visiting Assistant Professor Rajinikanth Mohan isn’t teaching biochemistry or researching plant immunity through genetic and molecular approaches, he’s focused on cricket.
    August 13, 2018
  • Colgate University outdoor class in the Quad
    We asked students to tell us about a valuable lesson from the spring semester: “In my electronics class, my partner and I made our own version of Guitar Hero. I went into the class knowing nothing about electronics to creating and programming my own video game.” — Jacob Pilawa ’20, physics and astronomy and French […]
    April 23, 2018