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Upcoming Events

The annual fall reception opens with networking and table top discussions in Ware Campus Center, Room 26, from 4 to 5 p.m. A panel discussion on current topics in higher education, introduced by Colby-Sawyer President Susan D. Stuebner, follows from 5 to 6 p.m. in Wheeler Hall. 

Registration is required by Tuesday, September 20. Visit nhwhel.wildapricot.org to register or for more information. Free and open to the public. 

For three billion years, DNA has continually improved its ability to reproduce itself. Over last few decades, humans have found ways to “help out” evolution, uncovering both enormous benefits and unimagined risks. Dr. Richard Cavallaro, former medical director at the Naples Community Hospital and a retired Temple University School of Medicine faculty, and Dr. David Wood, retired Rockefeller University researcher/cell biologist, discuss genetic modification (GMO and CRISPR) and the potential impact on society.

The Pub at Lethbridge Lodge opens at 5:30 p.m., with the presentation and discussion beginning at 6 p.m. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Reservations on a first-come, first-served basis are required through the Adventures in Learning Office at 526-3690. Free and open to the public. 

Join the campus community for Homecoming Weekend featuring alumni and varsity sporting events, socializing with friends, and faculty-led workshops and talks. The fun starts on Friday, October 14, and runs through Sunday, October 16.

View the complete schedule of events.

Join the campus community as we celebrate the beginning of a new era of leadership at Colby-Sawyer with the investiture of our ninth president, Susan D. Stuebner. The ceremony will feature greetings from students, faculty, staff, alumni, trustees and the town of New London, as well as remarks about the college's future by President Stuebner. Free and open to the public. 

Fine and Performing Arts faculty display recent work in ceramics, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture at the annual exhibition. Following the opening reception, the exhibition remains open through Wednesday, Jan. 25. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Its a necessity for all life on earth, but do you know what’s in your water, naturally ... and not so naturally? What’s the water cycle and what makes our freshwater unique? Grab some liquid refreshment and ponder its properties with Nicholas Baer, Ph.D., professor and chair of Natural Sciences at Colby-Sawyer College, and June Fichter, executive director at the Lake Sunapee Protective Association.

Galligan's Pub at Lethbridge Lodge opens at 5:30 p.m., with the presentation and discussion beginning at 6 p.m. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Reservations on a first-come, first-served basis are required through the Adventures in Learning Office at 526-3690. Free and open to the public. 

More information to follow. 

Carbon emissions contribute to climate change and global warming. And these emissions are being absorbed by our oceans, which comprise 75 percent of the earth’s surface. Are we killing our seas? What could this mean for us? Join Charles Kellogg, Ph.D., a career educator specializing in Biological/Geological Oceanography, for a discussion about this hotly debated topic.

Galligan's Pub at Lethbridge Lodge opens at 5:30 p.m., with the presentation and discussion beginning at 6 p.m. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Reservations on a first-come, first-served basis are required through the Adventures in Learning Office at 526-3690. Free and open to the public. 

"Celebrate the Holiday Season" features student and community vocalists, accompanied by a pianist and flutist, performing traditional and sacred holiday favorites.

Tickets are $5 for general admission and free with a Colby-Sawyer College ID. Tickets may be purchased at colby-sawyer.edu/tickets or through the Sawyer Center Box Office at boxoffice@colby-sawyer.edu or 603.526.3670.