Peter Balakian joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Theodore Roethke’s poem “In a Dark Time” and his own poem “Eggplant.” Balakian’s latest book is Ozone Journal, which won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.
On Thursday, February 21, the Washington, D.C., Colgate Alumni Network engaged in a panel discussion on “The Press and the Presidency.” In attendance were Colgate alumni, members of the Colgate Model African Union group, and the spring 2019 Washington, D.C., Study Group.
Paul Catanese, hybrid media artist from Chicago and this year’s Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence, recently completed a slate of technical workshops, open rehearsals, video shoots, and class visits as part of his residency at Colgate.
Colgate completed its run to the Patriot League championship Wednesday night with a 94–80 victory over defending champ Bucknell. One year after losing in the title game at Bucknell, the Raiders turned the tables — this time with a capacity Cotterell Court crowd roaring its approval.
Ellen Percy Kraly, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of geography and environmental studies, has taken up the 2019 Willy Brandt Guest Professorship in International Migration and Ethnic Relations (IMER) at Sweden’s Malmö University.
Colgate and Bucknell square off in the Patriot League Tournament Championship for the second straight year tonight at Cotterell Court. Tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m. and the game will air nationally on CBS Sports Network. The top-seeded Raiders bring the Patriot League showdown to Hamilton for the first time since 1996.
By 5 a.m., three of Colgate’s groundskeepers have already been plowing campus pathways and roads for an hour. They are part of a group of approximately 87 people (18 groundskeepers and 69 custodians) working to remove snow from campus after each snowfall so that students, faculty, and staff can get their days started on time.
On March 5, 1819, the New York State Assembly granted a charter to the Baptist Education Society of New York, formally founding the institution that became Colgate University. Two hundred years later, the Colgate community gathered to support local organizations that aid the entire region.
Discover magazine writes: At a meeting of the American Physical Society, Colgate University physicist Beth Parks described a new way to wring even more energy from a solar panel — a major development for people with no access to reliable power.
On March 5, 2019, the official day that Colgate University turned 200 years old, the Charter Day celebration invited the community make a gift of $1 (or more), symbolic of the $13 put forth by the 13 founders.