Described by Human Rights Review as a “thoughtful and sophisticated” interdisciplinary exploration, Seeing the Myth in Human Rights (University of Pennsylvania Press) offers an in-depth look at the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Colgate community members preparing for the university’s Bicentennial kickoff enjoyed a legendary opening act on September 20. Patti Smith, award-winning singer-songwriter and author, launched the weekend with music and readings through the Living Writers series.
Colgate students will now have the opportunity to apply for special 10-week paid summer internships with major companies located in Germany, thanks to the university’s new membership in the German American Exchange (GAE).
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.
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.