Two radio segments written and voiced by Colgate professors have been recognized as the best of the year in their respective categories by the producers of The Academic Minute, a nationally syndicated radio production of Albany National Public Radio affiliate WAMC.
On the Oxford University Press Blog, Associate Professor of Political Science Bruce Rutherford writes: Was [Egypt's] January 2011 uprising an aberration, and has Egypt now returned to its historic norm of autocratic rule centered on the military? Or, was the uprising the first wave of a process of change that will resume and continue to shape Egypt and the region?
Each year, endowed academic chairs and professorships provide resources that support the work of Colgate faculty members across campus. Colgate’s Board of Trustees approved a new slate of endowed chairholders during its autumn meeting, September 28–29.
The Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center is pleased to announce Amy Leventer, Orville Whitnall Professor of geology, as the 2018 winner of the Goldthwait Polar Medal in recognition of her distinguished record of scholarship and service in polar science.
Described by Human Rights Review as a “thoughtful and sophisticated” interdisciplinary exploration, Seeing the Myth in Human Rights (University of Pennsylvania Press) offers an in-depth look at the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
According to “Circadian Effects on Performance and Effort in Collegiate Swimmers,” a recent article by Associate Professor of Biology and Chair of the Biology Department Krista Ingram, night owls may make less efficient swimmers in the morning.
The San Francisco Chronicle writes: It’s a documentarian’s job to depict reality and truth. But what if the reality itself is in question? That was the conundrum filmmaker Penny Lane — her real name — faced when putting together her found-footage documentary The Pain of Others.
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.
Professor Teo Ballvé has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar Grant to spend the next year in Colombia researching how environmental peacebuilding can help strengthen a nation recovering from decades of conflict.