Assistant Professor of Music and recent recipient of a summer fellowship grant at Columbia University, Natalie Zelensky finishes her first year of teaching on the Hill.
Newest member of the history department specialized in disease and comparative world history acclimates to life on the Hill.
College’s art professor brings a little rock and roll to Common Street Art Gallery
In its short tenure Dicle Turkoglu's new LGBTQ and questioning support group has already gained a strong following from Colby's queer community, proving Dr. Turk's recent hire to be a good investment in the College's future.
Geology Professor Robert Gastaldo discusses his biology and geology degrees and how he has used the two to pursue a career in paleobiology.
With growing national focus on the prevalence of gender roles and stereotypes, Professor of Education Lyn Mikel Brown sounds off against LEGO's new LadyFig dolls, dolls which encourage self-objectification and passivity in young girls.
Professor of English Phyllis Mannocchi recalls how her unconventional post-grad plans fostered her current love of film and the joy that comes out of bringing her students to Sundance during JanPlan.
According to Pulver Family Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies David Freidenreich, a priest, a minister and a rabbi would never walk into a bar together.
Modern European History Professor Rafael Scheck talks about his international career, his new book and his love for Linzertorte.
Natalie and Peter, the creative writing duo on campus, discuss how married life fits with teaching on the Hill.
David Freidenreich, a Jewish Studies professor on the Hill, released a book this summer centered around religious practices and food, and also operates the "Jews in Maine" research project in the Waterville area.
Professor of English Phyllis Mannocchi shares her experiences with parenting and her battle with cancer, and talks about how her struggles have influenced her passion for teaching.
Virginia native Professor Adrian Blevins has charmed students on the Hill with her wit and charisma in the classroom.
Psychological Counselor at the College's Counseling Services Center shares her experiences with meditation and encourages students to practice self-awareness.
Laurie Osborne, one of the most well known English professors on the Hill, is the resident expert for all things Shakespeare.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Otto Bretscher hails from Switzerland, but has found a new home here on the Hill.
The commencement of the new academic year brought Paul and Barbara Spangle to the Hill. Paul is the assistant director of Campus Life, and Barbara is the assistant director of both the Goldfarb Center and the Oak Institute. They were married in Boston this summer and recently moved to Waterville.
After spending time in New York, Austin and Chicago, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies professor Hollis Griffin is starting to settle in to life in scenic Maine.
New Assistant Professor of Mathematics Andreas Malmendier discusses his experience growing up in Germany, his move to the states and his new life here on the Hill.
Many professors at Colby should be applauded for their stamina.
If you ever have a question regarding German politics and the effects of the reunification of Germany after the destruction of the Berlin Wall, Robert E. Diamond Associate Professor of Government and International Studies Professor Jennifer Yoder is the person to talk to. Yoder specializes in German politics and the reunification of the country, Germany’s transition from Communism and regional politics and societies in general throughout Europe.
Leaning against her chair in her office in Miller Library, Assistant Professor of English Adrian Blevins reflects on why students need poetry. "Your poets are your bulletproof vests," she says. "Everyone who's my student, who's human has been a teenager, and has had to deal with the difficulties of being teenagers. And your twenties are not that much easier. It's so great to have your poe...You realize you're not alone."
Two new staff members are joining Campus Life this year. Nicole Magnan Caruso is not only serving as an Associate Director of Campus Life, but she is also the new Director of Outdoor Education. David McGraw is a new Assistant Director of Campus Life, and he is focusing on leadership development.