In May, Colgate community members traveled to Puerto Rico for a week devoted to hurricane relief. The group performed service work at Plenitud, a non-profit educational farm and learning center located in the mountains of western Puerto Rico near a town called Las Marias.
A new book exploring the history of Jewish Life at Colgate is now available, and the work is more than a 25th anniversary tribute to Colgate’s Saperstein Jewish Center. It is an academic effort based on painstaking archival research and extensive interviews conducted by six students.
The May 28, 2018, edition of the New Yorker includes the poem "Eggplant," by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Peter Balakian, Donald M. and Constance H. Rebar Professor in the humanities and professor of English.
Professor Teo Ballvé has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar Grant to spend the next year in Colombia researching how environmental peacebuilding can help strengthen a nation recovering from decades of conflict.
On April 25, Colgate University’s Clifford Art Gallery celebrated the opening of The Hill Envisioned: What Might Have Been — What Might Yet Be. The exhibition is an exploration of the development of Colgate’s distinctive campus throughout the last 200 years.