For Students - Davis Institute for AI

AI Belongs To Everyone

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Each week, the Davis Institute for AI hosts an informal seminar / reading group.

The theme for fall 2022 is AI and the Lived Environment.

We will be doing research modeling on the brown tail moth caterpillar.

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Several times during the academic year, the Davis Institute for AI hosts a speaker or panel in collaboration with other parts of the college. See Upcoming Events for upcoming events.

Become Involved

AI Abroad

In January 2022 we offered:

–  AI: What Lies Beneath 2022

–  Ocean Forecasting: AI, Ecology, and Data Justice on the Seas

Check back soon for 2023 offerings!

AI Abroad

The Computer Science Department at Colby offers an AI Concentration in the CS major.


AI Abroad

Multiple departments on campus offer interdisciplinary AI courses. In 2022-23, these include:
ST112: Science and Technology Studies; EN120H: Language, Thought, and Writing: Animal/Human/Machine; BI229/ST229: Consciousness from the Biomolecular to the Artificial; ES238: Renewable Energy Systems; MU297B: Soundscape and Sonic Narratives; BI374: Advanced Neurobiology; EC393: Econometrics; EC477: Financial Technology

Become Invested

  • Become a part of the Davis Institute for AI Advisory Board. Help shape and promote the Institute and its activities. For more information email [email protected]
2022-2023 members are:
Peggy Jones ’26
Kalyan Khatiwada ’26
Katie Bernand ’25
Izzy Hurley ’23

The Davis Institute for AI welcomes student interest in working as research assistants, software developer or communications expert.


The Davis Institute for AI collaborates with the Data Science Program and Davis Connects on the Data Science Club. JOIN TODAY!