During the summer, Colgate students are applying their liberal arts know-how in a variety of real-world settings. Microbiology major Rebecca Gowen ’19, from Philadelphia, Pa., describes her summer research, conducted through the Beckman Scholars Program.
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.
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.
George Dorland Langdon Jr. Professor of History and Africana & Latin American Studies Graham Hodges is featured on The Academic Minute. Hodges’s newest book, Black New Jersey: 1664 to the Present Day, delves into the history of oppression in the north, the slave-owning past of New Jersey, and some of the state’s most famous black Americans.
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.
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.