Optical Society members who have served with distinction in the advancement of optics and photonics are proposed for election to the class of Fellow. Charles A. Dana Professor of Physics and Astronomy Enrique (Kiko) Galvez is among this year’s honorees.
“At first glance,” Assistant Professor of Political Science Sam Rosenfeld writes in the New York Times, “the decision by congressional Republican leaders on Monday to strip Representative Steve King of his committee assignments for remarks last week defending white supremacy appears to be an example of the party stepping in to police its own extremists. But it’s actually the opposite.”
Two radio segments written and voiced by Colgate professors have been recognized as the best of the year in their respective categories by the producers of The Academic Minute, a nationally syndicated radio production of Albany National Public Radio affiliate WAMC.
Young Colgate alumni (Classes of 2009–2018) in six cities celebrated their alma mater’s 200th year at “Bicentennial Birthday Parties” in six U.S. cities on December 6, 2018. Their special birthday present to alma mater was gifts to benefit financial aid, matched by alumni challengers in each city.
From “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and other Yuletide tunes — to mainstream hits sung by Bing Crosby, Glenn Miller, and Sammy Davis Jr. — Johnny Marks, Colgate Class of 1931, made an enduring mark on popular songwriting.
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