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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science Elodie Fourquet teaches an unusual art course. First-year students in FSEM 131 don’t come with paintbrushes or chisels; they come with graph paper, pencils, and computers.
Lacey Williams ’16 has added some teeth to her CV. The alumna recently co-published a paper, titled “Disappearance of white sharks leads to the novel emergence of an allopatric apex predator, the sevengill shark,” in Nature’s Scientific Reports.
The Greek Parliament has agreed that the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia – its name for the country to the northwest of Greece since the break-up of Yugoslavia in 1991 – can now be called the Republic of Northern Macedonia.
When 13 students journeyed across the pond to start their fall 2018 semester abroad in Manchester, few of them had an interest in immigration or the refugee crisis. Once immersed in their classwork, however, they quickly united to stand for human rights in the region.