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Lightman Presents Work That Transcends Academic Disciplines

Lightman, a physicist and writer, speaks to the Colgate community.

Karrie Spychalski, Arts and Features Editor

November 2, 2017

Students, faculty and local residents gathered in Love Auditorium on Thursday, October 26, to experience the latest installment of Colgate’s Living Writers Series. Associate Professor of English Jennifer Brice gave Alan Lightman, an accomplished author and professor of the practice of the humaniti...

Living Writers Series: Powerful Poetry

Hass reads his poems to audience in Love Auditorium during latest installment of Living Writers.

Sasha Balasanov, Maroon-News Staff

October 26, 2017

With his incredible sense of rhythm and soothing voice, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Robert Hass spoke and read to a large audience on Thursday, October 19, in Love Auditorium for the Living Writers Series. Aside from winning the Pulitzer Prize in 2008, Hass also won the National Book Award in 2007 an...

Living Writers Series Kicks Off

In the first Living Writers installment, Kolbert addressed environmental issues.

Lauren Hutton, Maroon-News Staff

September 21, 2017

Before facing the scary experience of moving away from home, first-years were instructed to read about the equally scary but much more fatal effects of human interaction: extinction on a mass and unprecedented scale. In her Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, author Elizabeth...

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