Art Exhibition: Coming Home

The Department of Fine and Performing Arts hosts “Coming Home: The Ceramics of Vivika and Otto Heino,” an exhibition of ceramics made by renowned New Hampshire and California potters Vivika and Otto Heino from the Forrest L. Merrill Collection of Berkeley, Calif. The exhibition is made possible in cooperation with Forrest L. Merrill, the League of N.H. Craftsmen and friends of the Colby-Sawyer College Center for Art + Design.

Gallery hours are weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, contact Gallery Director and Sonja C. Davidow '56 Endowed Chair of Fine and Performing Arts Professor Keenan at jkeenan@colby-sawyer.edu or 603.526.3667. Free.

Cinq à Sept

Join us for an early evening gathering in celebration of “Coming Home: The Ceramic Art of Vivika and Otto Heino,” an exhibition of ceramics by renowned New Hampshire and California potters Vivika and Otto Heino from the Forrest L. Merrill Collection of Berkeley, Calif.

A presentation by Professor Jon Keenan will be held at 5:45 with receptions before and after. Cash bar and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact 603.526.3886 or taustin@colby-sawyer.edu. Free.

Bird-dogging 2020 with John Raby

Adventures in Learning hosts John Raby for a presentation on how to effectively ask candidates questions using bird dogging techniques. The two-hour interactive session teaches citizens how to ask questions that can precisely determine candidates' beliefs, how they would act on those beliefs once in office, and show candidates the people’s chief concerns to shape their points of view.

Trained by professional bird-doggers, John Raby has four years of experience in bird-dogging Republican and Democratic Presidential and Congressional candidates. For more information, contact 603.526.3434 or adventures@colby-sawyer.edu. Free.

Speaker: Andy Stoll

The Cultural Events Committee hosts speaker Andy Stoll for discussion on leadership, social entrepreneurship, travel and global perspective based on his four-year, 40-country trip around the world. Stoll's presentation focuses on helping young people find answers to their most pressing questions with a clear message: the distance between who you are and what you want to become is closer than you think.

Stoll is a senior program officer at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where he is responsible for the implementation and management of the Foundation’s ecosystem development strategy. He earned a bachelors degrees in business management and communication and media production from The University of Iowa, as well as a Master of Arts in media cultures from The City University of Hong Kong.

For more information, contact Connor Delaney at connor.delaney@colby-sawyer.edu or 603.526.3741. Free.

Homecoming 2019

Join the campus community for a fun-filled weekend featuring alumni and varsity sporting events, socializing with friends, and faculty-led workshops and talks.

For more information, visit colby-sawyer.edu/homecoming or contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@colby-sawyer.edu or 800.266.8253.

Film: On the Basis of Sex

The Student Activities Office's Hot Wings and Hot Topics series presents a screening and discussion of the 2018 bio-drama, "On the Basis of Sex." The film begins at 6 p.m. with a running time of 2 hours, followed by a discussion over hot wings at 8 p.m. For more information, contact 603.526.3741 or connor.delaney@colby-sawyer.edu. Free.

Seminar with New Hampshire's State Toxicologist

New Hampshire's state toxicologist, Dr. Jon Ali, presents “Scientific Opportunities & Regulatory Challenges of Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS): Insights from a New England Perspective.” Dr. Ali discusses a large class of water contaminants found across the state of New Hampshire and worldwide and the health impacts under investigation as states begin to set water safety standards.

For more information, contact chery.whipple@colby-sawyer.edu or

603.526.3679. Free.

Science Pub Series: Weather on the Internet

Adventures in Learning’s monthly Science Pub series presents “Weather on the Internet“ with with Brent Schudder. Schudder shares his meteorological expertise and explains how to use the internet to understand weather charts and data.

Scudder has been as a meteorologist, an airline dispatcher, and has taught physics at the secondary school level and aviation weather at Dowling College. His book, South of the Southern Cross, chronicles his experiences as a meteorologist in Antarctica at the Byrd and McMurdo Stations.

The Pub at Lethbridge Lodge opens at 5:30 p.m. and food and beverage will be available for purchase. Reservations on a first-come, first-served basis are required through the Adventures in Learning event registration line at 603.526.3434. Free.

Exploration & Career Opportunity Fair

Polish your resume, dress for success and connect with regional employers at the Harrington Center for Experiential Learning's annual opportunity fair.

For more information, contact the Harrington Center at 603.526.3765 or harringtoncenter.dept@colby-sawyer.edu. Free.

Opening Reception: Faculty Art Exhibition

The 2019 Art + Design Faculty Exhibition features recent paintings, drawings, sculpture, ceramics, photographs, mixed media works and graphic design by Colby-Sawyer studio art and design faculty.

Following the reception, the exhibition remains on display through Friday, Feb. 14 in the Davidow Gallery, with additional work by Professor Loretta Barnett and alumni collaborators in the Sawyer Center's Marian Graves Mugar Art Gallery. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, contact 603.526.3667 or jkeenan@colby-sawyer.edu. Free.

Science Pub Series: Becoming an Avian Ecologist

Adventures in Learning's monthly Science Pub series presents a discussion with Leonard R. Reitsma, Ph.D., professor of zoology at Plymouth State University. Dr. Reitsma will share thoughts on his how he transformed his love of bird watching into a 30+ year career researching bird populations in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean.

The Pub at Lethbridge Lodge opens at 5:30 p.m. and food and beverage will be available for purchase. Reservations on a first-come, first-served basis are required through the Adventures in Learning event registration line at 603.526.3434. Free.

Singer Matthew Schuler

Matthew Schuler is best known as a top-6 contestant on season 5 of NBC’s "The Voice." He broke the record for the fastest 4-chair turn in the show's history and his rendition of Hallelujah hit #1 on the iTunes Charts and #40 on the Billboard Hot 100. He has shared the stage with Diana Ross, Shaggy, Ne-Yo, Sean Paul, Christina Aguilera, DNCE, and Flo Rida.

Sponsored by the Cultural Events Committee and the Campus Activities Board. For more information, contact connor.delaney@colby-sawyer.edu or 603.526.3741. Free.

Kearsarge Chorale

Under new artistic director, Alex Ager, the fall performance features Gabriel Faure's "Requiem," as well as selections by Ola Gjeillo, Morten Lauridson, Will Todd and more.

For more information, visit kearsargechorale.com or call 603.526.4391.