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.
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.
“How we acquire our moral beliefs is one question. What makes them true, if they are true, is another.” For Associate Professor of Philosophy Jacob Klein, these difficult questions are at the core of the liberal arts education.