Previous Events

Visual Culture: Issues and Institutions Virtual Panel

August 12, 2021

Join us for a panel discussion about Maine visual culture in the mid-century era. The audience will view the incredibly rich visual creations produced in, by, and for the state during the mid-century era, and ask them to consider how the state was represented in the images.

Colby College Movie Club: The Trial of the Chicago 7

August 1-31, 2021

Connect with the Colby community to discuss a new movie each month and discuss important topics, as all selections will be connected to social justice, history, and social issues. Joining the club is completely free, and all movie selections will be available to stream.

Colby College Movie Club: I Am Not Your Negro

July 1-31, 2021

Starting July 1, the whole Colby community can connect to discuss a new movie each month and discuss important topics, as all selections will be connected to social justice, history, and social issues. Joining the club is completely free, and all movie selections will be available to stream.

Shaping Colby’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

June 29, 2021

In this event moderated by Dean of the College Karlene Burrell-McRae ’94, Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Tayo Clyburn will highlight the campus-wide initiatives supporting the College’s DEI efforts and explore the ways in which the Colby community can come together to support this work.

Your Colby

June 25-30, 2021

To amplify the Colby community's collective impact, a group of generous donors will match your gift with an additional $100. Make your gift by June 30 and help us reach our goal of 750 donors. Your support creates limitless opportunities for Colby students.

Data Science for Social Equality

June 22, 2021

Join Christel Kesler, associate professor of sociology at Colby, in conversation with Emma Pierson, senior researcher at Microsoft Research, as they discuss Pierson’s groundbreaking work using data science to uncover and combat racial and gender disparities in policing and healthcare.

Art @ Home Project Premiere: Cassatt Inspirations

June 17, 2021

This art project is inspired by works of art in the exhibition, Inside Out: The Prints of Mary Cassatt. With this project, you’ll spend time thinking about activities in your world and create drawings that show those activities.

Saving Lives With Repurposed Generic Drugs and AI

June 9, 2021

Join Kevin Rice, associate professor of chemistry at Colby, in a conversation with Dr. Laura Kleiman, founder and CEO of Reboot Rx, as they explore the intersection between AI and cancer research and Colby's emergent role in this important work.

Transforming Colby and Central Maine

June 4, 2021

Colby’s Vice President of Planning Brian Clark will explore how the College is building a more connected central Maine, fostering an environment in which Colby students are civically engaged, expanding community partnerships, attracting jobs and visitors, fueling an arts ecosystem, and so much more.