There’s no time like the present to shape the future.

Developing interdisciplinary, human centered approaches to AI scholarship, curricula and entrepreneurship.


The Davis Institute for Artificial Intelligence at Colby is the first cross-disciplinary institute for artificial intelligence (AI) at a liberal arts college. The Institute facilitates interdisciplinary, human-centered scholarship using rich datasets with real-world consequences and prepares students for a future where AI is transforming industries, careers, and modes of discovery, creativity, and scholarship. AI shapes all our lives; we should all be informed, critical AI tool users and tool builders.


-AI POstDOC positions-

DavisAI Postdoctoral Associate at Colby College

The Davis Institute for Artificial Intelligence at Colby College invites applications for the third DavisAI postdoctoral associate. The successful candidate for this position will have the opportunity to pursue interdisciplinary AI research in a highly collaborative environment, and to shape the future of AI education within the liberal arts context.

-Getting a Head Start on AI-

Building a Better Statistical Model

The Davis Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Halloran Lab for Entrepreneurship host SureStart, a summer program that teaches real-world skills to students interested in AI.

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Student Research at CUSRR 2023

Colby students get a rare opportunity to participate in conference-style presentations of their summer research; learning what goes into preparation of abstracts, talk and poster presentations. Our SureStart students rose to the challenge and demonstrated the skills they learned through the summer.


AI, Games & Pizza

FEBRUARY 9, 2024 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. BOB SILBERMAN LOUNGE - Cotter Union

Join Davis AI and faculty engaging in AI related themes in classes or research, for food, games, roasted marshmallows, and fun!

Pre-registration is preferred!

Sponsored by the Davis AI Advisory Board Student Members.

Journal of Writing with and/or about AI


Contribute to the first publication by Davis AI of works about or written with AI. Scan QR code for more information.

AI Careers Workshop

FEBRUARY 21, 2024 | 7:00 p.m. - Olin Collaborative Space

For rising juniors and seniors. Workshop that focus on resume review, where to look for AI/data science positions, and navigating the interview process.

Sponsored by Davis AI and Davis Connects.

Please pre-register and bring a printed copy of your resume.

Misinformation and Artificial Intelligence in the 2024 Election Cycle

MARCH 4, 2024 | 7:00 p.m. - Ostrove Auditorium, Diamond Building, Colby College Campus

Join the Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs and the Davis Institute for Artificial Intelligence for a keynote panel address on the role of misinformation and AI in the 2024 election.

Pre-event reception with light refreshments, AI demos and interactive activities from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Diamond Atrium.