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.


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.

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.

Livestream the panel discussion:

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


MARCH 8-10, 2024 | 4:00 p.m. - Kick off Events, Olin 001

DataFest – Colby Department of Statistics and Davis AI
Data provided by the American Statistical Association
March 8-10, 2024 – 48 hour datafest!
Kickoff March 8 at 4 pm in Olin 001
Submissions, presentations and awards – Sunday 12 pm
Registration is required (
Deadline to register: March 1st