May 12–29, 2019, Assistant Professor of Geology Joe Levy and 16 students took a two-and-a-half week geology road trip that framed the Earth’s geological history in a way that would be impossible to replicate in a classroom.
Inside Higher Education writes, “Nationwide, many members of the Class of 2023 are thinking about their college arrivals. Educators hope these new students will find commonality in books assigned to freshmen to read over the summer.”
Colgate’s 2019 Alumni of Color scholar in residence, Dianne Stewart ’90, associate professor of religion and African American studies at Emory University, visited classrooms and delivered two public lectures as part of her two-week residency on campus last semester.
Assistant Professor of Political Science Danielle Lupton writes in the Washington Post: Here’s how the Allies were able to keep the D-Day invasion secret from the Germans — and two big reasons maintaining this secrecy would be more difficult to achieve today.
The fondest recollections of Colgate University’s Bicentennial All-Class Reunion might differ among the 4,000 alumni, family members, and friends who attended the event last weekend. Yet, all of those memories, full of joy and deep connection, were made to last a lifetime.
Upon its celebration of 200 years as a leading institution of higher education, Colgate University has released a comprehensive new history of its storied past, Becoming Colgate. Alumnus and historian James Allen Smith, Class of 1970, has drawn upon Colgate’s rich archival records to tell the moving, vivid, and inspiring story of its founding, its development over time, and its bonds with the village of Hamilton, the region of central New York, and the nation.
This morning, when I opened my eyes in my cozy bunk after being woken by Colin at around 0600, I was extra eager... On morning watch you might do up to six scientific samplings, whereas on other watches you might only do one or two.
Along on a research trip with Colgate faculty members, the BBC writes, “Some forests are more than 1,000 years old ... Paradoxically, humans have both protected them yet pose the biggest threat to their future.”
Six hundred and eighty four members of the Class of 2019 received their degrees during the institution’s 198th commencement exercises held along the banks of Taylor Lake — Colgate’s first outdoor ceremony since 2008.