FEATURED UPCOMING EVENTS - Open to the public!

March 4, 2024 - 6:00 PM

Misinformation and Artificial Intelligence in the 2024 Election Cycle

Presented in collaboration with the Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs and the Davis Institute for Artificial Intelligence

Ostrove Auditorium – Diamond Building, Colby College 

Pre-event reception with light refreshments, technology demos, and interactive activities: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Plenary session starts at 7:00 pm

The 2024 election cycle is reshaping our political landscape. Please join us for an extraordinary panel discussion moderated by Professor Sonya Donaldson and hear from leading experts on how misinformation and AI are impacting the upcoming election. Panelists include Ellen Weintraub, Commissioner, U.S. Federal Election Commission; Ben Wizner, Director, ACLU Speech, Privacy & Technology Project; and Patrick Conlon, Principal Analyst, Alethea.

Event can be watched via livestream –


Bootcamps and Hackathons

Opportunities to engage with Colby faculty/staff, alumni, industry experts and others to learn the tools used in data science and AI.

March 8, 2024

Department of Statistics and Davis AI

DataFest – Colby Department of Statistics and Davis AI
Data provided by the American Statistical Association
March 8-10, 2024 – 48 hour datafest (not for the entire time)!
Kickoff March 8 at 4 pm in Olin 001
Submissions, presentations and awards – Sunday 12 pm
Registration is required (
Deadline to register: March 1st


Education and Career Panels/Workshops

February 21, 2024

AI Careers Workshop – 7:00 pm
Olin Collaborative Space

Sponsored by Davis Connects and Davis Institute for AI,  a workshop aimed at rising juniors and seniors interested in careers in AI/data science.

Resume review, where to find these types of positions and navigating the interview process.

Bring a PRINTED resume.