The Colgate community comes together each year to celebrate sustainability during 13 Days of Green. This Colgate tradition, with programs leading up to Earth Day, highlights local and global sustainability challenges and initiatives, and demonstrates what individuals can do to inspire change.
On March 25, as the academic quad filled with flags representing various queer identities, the annual week of Queerfest activities officially began. Events throughout the week destigmatized queer identities and educated allies, explored pleasure in a non-heteronormative way, and supported queer artists.
Rabbi Barry R. Baron, former command chaplain in the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) at Fort Bragg, N.C., has been named associate university chaplain and campus rabbi at Colgate University, effective June 15.
For most of us, barnacles are barely noticed. For ship owners, they are a nuisance. For Associate Professor of Physics Rebecca Metzler, they are a treasure — organisms unique in their ability to adapt to almost any marine environment.
Colgate’s Leadership tradition, 200 years in the making, was on full display last weekend as alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends gathered for a series of celebratory events on campus.
What does leadership in the arts mean to you? How do you consider your audience and the larger public? What are your responsibilities of what to represent? Lynn Schwarzer, professor of art and art history and film and media studies, posed these questions to a group of professionals representing a variety of fields in the panel discussion “Leading in the Arts.”
At the heart of Haven, Colgate’s survivor-centric support center for sexual violence, is a survivor herself. Tracia Banuelos said her experience of being assaulted at a young age, and the resulting difficulty in finding services herself, ultimately led to a career path where she is responsible for something she always felt was lacking in her journey as a survivor. Support.
Alina Sabyr ’19 has been named one of only 41 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship recipients this year. The competitive international award from the Thomas J. Watson Foundation will allow her to spend a year travelling around the globe in a self-designed, independent quest for knowledge.
Through much deliberation, community feedback, and careful examination, Colgate is proud to announce its investment in several impactful carbon offset projects to mitigate remaining University emissions for air and automotive travel, and energy consumption related to buildings.