Event Releases


08/22/2014 - onStage at Connecticut College announces 2014-15 season
onStage at Connecticut College once again brings to campus a diverse mix of musicians, dancers and actors for a season of outstanding performances that will exhilarate and inspire audiences.

04/23/2014 - May is musical at Connecticut College
The Department of Music will host five performances in one week, showcasing talented students, faculty, and guests on a variety of instruments and in a variety of genres.

04/23/2014 - Senior art majors present final works
The Connecticut College Department of Art is pleased to present the 2014 Senior Art Major Exhibition, on display May 2-18 in the galleries of Cummings Arts Center.

04/23/2014 - Theater major directs capstone project
The Connecticut College Department of Theater presents the final of three productions from theater majors who will graduate next month as members of the Class of 2014.

04/23/2014 - Food movement pioneer returns to campus for lecture
Frances Moore Lappé will deliver “Food Justice for a Small Planet” as part of the Jean Thomas Lambert '45 Lecture Series on Thursday, May 1, at 7 p.m. in the 1941 Room of the College Center at Crozier-Williams.

04/21/2014 - Students plan 7th annual Walk for the Homeless
For the seventh year in a row, students at Connecticut College have organized Walk for the Homeless, a benefit for the New London Homeless Hospitality Center (NLHHC). The two-mile walk will start at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 27, beginning and ending at 325 Huntington Street.

04/17/2014 - Theater majors present capstone projects
The Connecticut College Department of Theater presents three productions from theater majors who will graduate next month as members of the Class of 2014.

04/16/2014 - Connecticut College's Relay For Life is April 19
Connecticut College will host an American Cancer Society Relay For Life event on Saturday, April 19, on the Library Green. The annual fundraiser is organized by student volunteers, who have this year chosen a carnival theme to entertain participants during the 12-hour walk, which begins at noon.

03/28/2014 - April is awash in music
The Department of Music will host 15 performances during the month of April, featuring talented students, faculty, alumni and guests covering a wide range of genres and styles.

03/27/2014 - Community invited to participate in Inauguration celebrations
The April 5 Inauguration of Connecticut College’s 11th president, Katherine Bergeron, will be a momentous occasion for the entire community. But the festivities aren’t limited to that day’s ceremony. The College is hosting many events at which staff, faculty, students, alumni, guests and members of the local community can celebrate.

03/27/2014 - Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh to discuss U.S. foreign policy, human rights
Award-winning journalist and author Seymour Hersh will give a talk, “This Day in History: Reflections on U.S. Foreign Policy and Human Rights Practices,” on Thursday, April 3, at 4:30 p.m. in Evans Hall of Cummings Arts Center.

03/24/2014 - Inauguration celebrations bring the community together
The Inauguration of the College’s 11th president, Katherine Bergeron, on Saturday, April 5, will be a momentous occasion for the entire community. But the festivities aren’t limited to that day’s ceremony. The College is hosting many events at which staff, faculty, students, alumni, guests and members of the local community can celebrate. 

03/21/2014 - Adventurous jazz bassist to teach, perform on campus
The Connecticut College Department of Music presents Mario Pavone in concert, Friday, March 28, at 7 p.m. in Evans Hall of Cummings Arts Center.

03/13/2014 - Celebrated dance company to perform founder’s major works
onStage at Connecticut College presents the Trisha Brown Dance Company on Saturday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium.

03/5/2014 - Student concerns over U.S. incarceration rate inspires lecture series
Connecticut College faculty and guest speakers will explore the realities of today’s mass incarceration in the United States in a series of talks taking place during the spring semester. The Incarcerated America Lecture Series arose after students expressed concern about a particularly grim statistic.

03/3/2014 - Speaker series continues discussions about the Latino experience in America
Connecticut College faculty and guest speakers from various disciplines will explore topics related to Latin@ culture, childhood, social and physical boundaries, law, theater, immigration, literature and poetry in the continuation of a successful speaker series. The Latin@ Studies Speaker Series started in 2013 as the result of growing student interest in the field of Latino studies.

03/3/2014 - Arts and events March on!
The Connecticut College campus is quiet during spring break, but there are plenty of events in March to bring the community to campus. The following are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted:

02/27/2014 - Scholar-in-residence to discuss economic drivers of Syrian civil war
Ahmad Alachkar, an economics professor with extraordinary insight into the conflict in Syria, will explain the economic conditions that motivated the uprising on Monday, March 24, at 4:30 p.m. in the Charles Chu Asian Art Reading Room in Shain Library.

02/25/2014 - College musical groups to perform with U.S. Coast Guard Academy Band
The Connecticut College Department of Music presents "American Traditions," a joint presentation by the Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble and Traditional Jazz Band and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Band, on Monday, March 3, 7 p.m. in Evans Hall of Cummings Arts Center.

02/21/2014 - Student featured in documentary to screen film on campus
A Connecticut College student featured prominently in the popular documentary “The New Public” is bringing the film and director to campus for a screening on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 4:30 p.m. in Room 210 of Blaustein Humanities Center.

02/21/2014 - College to host arts and technology symposium
Connecticut College’s Ammerman Center for Arts & Technology will present the 14th biennial arts and technology symposium, Feb. 27-March 1. The symposium brings artists and researchers together to share ideas and present new works, research and performances, all addressing one or more forms of fusion between technology and the arts.

02/17/2014 - Students choreograph and perform dances in eclectic show
The Connecticut College Dance Club will perform in three shows this week, Thursday, Feb. 20 through Saturday, Feb. 22. All shows are at 7:30 p.m. in the Martha Myers Dance Studio in the College Center at Crozier-Williams.

02/14/2014 - ‘The Vagina Monologues’ to raise funds for local, global women’s organizations
Students, staff and faculty of Connecticut College will perform in “The Vagina Monologues” on Friday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 22, at 2 and 7 p.m. in Evans Hall of Cummings Arts Center.

02/14/2014 - Student performances make for a great night ‘On the Town’
The Connecticut College departments of theater and music present “On the Town” for a Feb. 21-23 run in Palmer Auditorium.

02/7/2014 - Piano virtuoso Orion Weiss to shine on campus
onStage at Connecticut College presents Orion Weiss in a special Sunday afternoon concert on Feb. 16, at 3 p.m. in Evans Hall of Cummings Arts Center.

02/4/2014 - ‘Green Dot Week’ builds awareness of sexual assault prevention
Connecticut College is celebrating “Green Dot Week,” a week-long series of events and activities designed to raise awareness of the College’s Green Dot program in which students, faculty and staff are trained to help prevent power-based personal violence, including sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking.

01/31/2014 - Music faculty showcase presents provocative, reflective program
The Connecticut College Department of Music presents “Looking Forward/Looking Back: Musical Reflections,” a performance by  members of the music faculty and guest musicians, on Friday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Evans Hall.

01/28/2014 - Student’s love for homeland drives monthlong series of events
Since coming to Connecticut College four years ago, Juan Pablo Pacheco has wanted to share some of the stories that show the impact United States’ policies and actions have had on his native Colombia. Now, in his senior year, he’s accomplished that goal, producing a four-part series of events that focuses on efforts to reduce social, political and economic inequalities in Latin America.

01/27/2014 - Art faculty address global warming in joint exhibition
The Connecticut College Department of Art presents “Towards A New Reality,” a cooperative installation of works by Associate Professor of Art Gregory Bailey and Professor of Art Timothy McDowell. The exhibition will be on display in the Cummings Arts Center Galleries through March 5.

01/9/2014 - Grammy-winning artist to perform, discuss sustainability
onStage at Connecticut College presents Kathy Mattea in concert on Friday, Jan. 31, at 7:30 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium. 

12/18/2013 - GO! Off-campus events help students explore the region
Hardworking college students need an occasional break from their studies and their surroundings, so Connecticut College makes it easy for them to Get Out!

12/6/2013 - Event to celebrate Nelson Mandela with discussion of his life and work
Connecticut College students, faculty and staff will come together Monday, Dec. 9, at noon to celebrate and discuss the life and work of Nelson Mandela. 

12/3/2013 - Leading activist helps LGBTQ Resource Center celebrate success
Connecticut College’s LGBTQ Resource Center will celebrate supporters — and be celebrated — at an event on Monday, Dec. 9, at 4:30 p.m. in Ernst Common Room of Blaustein Humanities Center.

11/26/2013 - Students dance, make music and mark milestones this month
Arts, academics and even holiday shopping are available on the Connecticut College campus in December. The following events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted:

11/15/2013 - Watch live: Student broadcasters bring Camel sports to fans near and far
Parents, alumni, fans, friends and prospective students across the globe can tune in to cheer on the Camels thanks to a new initiative that is also helping students gain real-world experience in sports broadcasting. 

11/8/2013 - Art departments offering day trips to NYC museums
The Connecticut College departments of art history and studio art have made it easy to experience the art and culture of New York City with bus trips that leave right from campus.

11/8/2013 - Students to present their research on current issues in the Middle East
The Connecticut College Department of Government and the Academic Resource Center will host Political Transformations in the Middle East, a conference in which students will present research projects, on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 4-7 p.m. in Main Street.

11/5/2013 - View the autumn sky from the Connecticut College observatory
Autumn is the ideal time to check out the moon, the Andromeda galaxy and more celestial bodies from Connecticut College’s Olin Observatory. All are invited to the annual Fall Star Gazing event on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 7:30-10 p.m.

11/5/2013 - Bountiful music, thoughtful lectures and edible sea plants on campus this month
You’ll be thankful for all the arts and events available at Connecticut College during the month of November. The following are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted:

11/1/2013 - Lecture to touch on the intersection of science and politics
As part of its Lambert Environmental Lecture Series, the Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment at Connecticut College will bring to campus author Christoph Irmscher for a lecture based on his recent biography of a 19th century scientist and anti-Darwinist. Irmscher will deliver “Three Cheers for the Jellyfish: Writing the Life of Louis Agassiz” on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 5:30 p.m. in Ernst Common Room of Blaustein Humanities Center.

10/28/2013 - Bestselling novelist Julia Alvarez will speak on sustainability and storytelling
Julia Alvarez, poet, essayist and author of 14 novels for adults and children, including "How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents" and "In the Time of the Butterflies," will speak on "Sustainability and Storytelling" Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. in the 1962 Room of the College Center at Crozier-Williams, followed by a book signing. The event is free and open to the public.

10/25/2013 - Wind quintet with educational mission to perform Nov. 8
Imani Winds, North America’s premier wind quintet, will perform as part of the onStage at Connecticut College series on Friday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Evans Hall of Cummings Arts Center.

10/22/2013 - Artists-in-Residence host dual exhibitions exploring technology, Latin American culture
The Connecticut College Department of Art presents two exhibitions by the College’s current Dayton Artists-in-Residence. Sophie Kahn’s “Shards” and Alex Rubio’s “Abstract Experiment” will be on display in the galleries of Cummings Arts Center from Monday, Oct. 28 - Friday, Dec. 6.

10/17/2013 - Cultural critic who sparked controversy to share thoughts on racism
The Connecticut College Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE) presents a talk by essayist and cultural critic Roberto Zurbano, the center’s current scholar/writer-in-residence, on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 4:15 p.m. in the Charles Chu Asian Art Reading Room in Charles E. Shain Library.

10/16/2013 - Classical guitar quartet presents lush interpretations of contemporary works
The celebrated Dublin Guitar Quartet, a classical guitar ensemble that plays contemporary classical music, will perform as part of the onStage at Connecticut College series Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Evans Hall.

10/9/2013 - Legal philosopher to lecture on honor codes, loyalties
Connecticut College takes its academic Honor Code — which is unusual in that it is adjudicated by students — extremely seriously. But is an honor code a social contract in the sense that students surrender certain rights in return for other rights? Stephen Mathis, an associate professor of philosophy at Wheaton College of Massachusetts, will explain why the answer is no.

10/4/2013 - Bees, technology, harpsichords and Halloween: October offers an array of campus events
October is a bountiful month at Connecticut College, with a cornucopia of arts and events on campus.

10/4/2013 - NYT columnist David Pogue to describe future of personal technology
David Pogue, the award-winning tech columnist who taught “Dummies” how to use Macs in the ’80s and was one of the first to predict big things for Twitter, will describe what he thinks is next for personal technology in a lecture on campus Oct. 10.

09/27/2013 - ‘Not What Happened’ will happen at Connecticut College
onStage at Connecticut College will present “Not What Happened,” an intriguing new theater work, on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium. The performance is essentially a duet by two people who could never have met: the historical re-enactor and the real person whose life she re-enacts.

09/26/2013 - Scholar of Islam to discuss religion’s role in civil society
Connecticut College will host historian Mark Sedgwick for a talk titled “From the headscarf crisis to the cartoon crisis:  Islam, globalization and Europe,” on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 4:30 p.m. in the Charles Chu Asian Art Reading Room of Charles E. Shain Library.

09/23/2013 - onStage at Connecticut College presents Adele Myers and Dancers world premiere
The critically acclaimed Adele Myers and Dancers will premiere Myers’ newest full-length work, “Einstein's Happiest Thought,” as part of onStage at Connecticut College on Saturday, Sept. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium.

09/20/2013 - Professor from New London chronicles the struggles of black women in academia
The Connecticut College Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE) will screen the documentary “Living Thinkers: An Autobiography of Black Women in the Ivory Tower” and host a talk with its director at 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26, in the Charles Chu Asian Art Reading Room of the Charles E. Shain Library.

09/13/2013 - September arts and events on campus
The start of the academic year at Connecticut College is also the start of a busy season of arts and events on campus. The following are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted: 

09/10/2013 - Dance performance reflects on family, nature, altered perspectives
Assistant Professor of Dance Lisa Race has reversed the normal course of events in her latest performance, “Home/Welcome.” Rather than hosting a reception after the multimedia dance show, the audience will be received into an outdoor home created in the Martha Myers Dance Studio for a special — yet unspecified — occasion, complete with snacks and drinks.

09/3/2013 - Boston vs. New York: ESPN personalities to discuss rivalries on campus
Connecticut has been a sort of demilitarized zone between warring factions of Boston and New York sports fans, so it should be fun and provocative when ambassadors from each side descend on the neutral meeting ground of Connecticut College to debate the great rivalries past and present.

08/28/2013 - Dual exhibitions by art faculty examine thought-provoking themes
The Connecticut College Department of Art presents two unique exhibitions by two of the department’s newest faculty members, Assistant Professor of Art Nadav Assor and Assistant Professor of Art Chris Barnard. The captivating new show comprises Assor’s “Ruins of the Map” and Barnard’s “Engagement Party” and will be on display in the Cummings Arts Center Galleries Sept. 2 through Oct. 20.

08/20/2013 - Meet President-elect Katherine Bergeron
Faculty, staff and students are invited to meet President-elect Katherine Bergeron on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at an informal gathering in Shain Library at 2 p.m. 

06/7/2013 - Arboretum to host ‘Music in the Meadow'
will present “Music in the Meadow” — a concert featuring local roots rock/Americana favorites The Hoolios, Dogbite and singer-songwriter Nancy Parent — on Saturday, June 29. The concert will be held in the Arboretum's outdoor theater by the pond. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the music starts at 7 p.m.

05/3/2013 - Arboretum hosts Mother’s Day Plant Sale
The Connecticut College Arboretum will host a Mother’s Day Plant Sale on campus on Friday, May 10, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

04/30/2013 - College to celebrate 95th Commencement
Connecticut College’s 95th Commencement will take place on Sunday, May 19, with all the traditions members of the College community have long treasured, including the laurel chain through which graduates walk and the saplings each carries to represent the tree on the College seal and a continuing connection to the College. The ceremony will be .

04/30/2013 - May arts and events at Connecticut College
Music, Mother’s Day and Morris Men are all celebrated on campus in May. The following events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted:

04/26/2013 - Final talk in speaker series to address Latinos and politics in American society
Connecticut College faculty from various disciplines have explored topics related to Latinos in American society, such as culture, identity, art, education and politics in a new speaker series that debuted this semester. The Latino Studies Speaker Series was the result of growing student interest in the field of Latino studies.

04/25/2013 - All are invited to ‘Walk for the Homeless’
For the sixth year in a row, students at Connecticut College have organized the Walk for the Homeless to benefit with New London Homeless Hospitality Center (NLHHC), which provides shelter and support services for hundreds of people in Southeastern Connecticut who need temporary or long-term assistance. The two-mile walk will take place on Sunday, April 28, at 2 p.m., beginning and ending at 327 Huntington Street.

04/23/2013 - Students to perform Sondheim’s ‘Into the Woods’
The Connecticut College departments of theater and music will present “Into The Woods,” the Tony-winning musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. Performances are in Tansill Theater at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, through Saturday, April 27, with matinees at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, April 28.

04/23/2013 - College to host disability symposium
Connecticut College will host a symposium on disability that focuses on issues of access, community and knowledge over two days this week.

04/19/2013 - Student’s senior project explores iconic campus building
Andrew Nathanson ’13, an architectural studies major and scholar in the Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology, will present his senior project, a historical documentary about the College’s Cummings Arts Center, on Wednesday, April 24, starting at 8:30 p.m. and running on the half-hour until 10:30 p.m. “Building Stories: Cummings Arts Center” will be projected via two high-powered projectors onto very large canvas: the building itself. a 100-foot canvas hung on Cumming.

04/19/2013 - Music students to perform in senior recitals
Connecticut College has a long tradition of embracing music in all forms, which benefits not only students but members of the community as well, who can enjoy the many performances conducted on campus each year.

04/18/2013 - Celebrate National Astronomy Day with star gazing at Connecticut College
Connecticut College will celebrate National Astronomy Day by offering the public binocular and telescopic views of the night sky on Friday, April 19, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the Olin Observatory and the Olin Science Center.

04/18/2013 - Senior dance majors to perform
The Connecticut College Department of Dance presents “Ten Different Things,” the final thesis performance for senior dance majors, April 18-20 in Palmer Auditorium.

04/17/2013 - College to host global environmental justice conference
Connecticut College will bring together scholars, activists and concerned citizens to explore issues of global environmental injustice at “The Quest for Global Environmental Equity in an Increasingly Inequitable World” conference April 18-20.

04/16/2013 - Student compositions to be performed by College ensembles
In a unique spring concert, two music students will have the opportunity to present the culmination of four years of study as their senior composition theses are performed in front of a live audience.

04/11/2013 - Oscar winner to screen new film on campus
Geoffrey Fletcher, who won 2009’s best adapted screenplay Oscar for “Precious,” will screen his new film, “Violet & Daisy,” at Connecticut College on Thursday, April 18, at 4:30 p.m. in Evans Hall of Cummings Arts Center.

04/9/2013 - Kumi Ogano to perform in concert
The Connecticut College Department of Music presents a concert by Adjunct Assistant Professor Kumi Ogano on Friday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. in Evans Hall of Cummings Arts Center.

04/8/2013 - Next event in Latino speaker series to address Chicano/Latino art in American society
Connecticut College faculty from various disciplines will explore topics related to Latino culture, identity, art, education and politics in a new speaker series debuting this semester. The Latino Studies Speaker Series was the result of growing student interest in the field of Latino studies.

04/3/2013 - onStage at Connecticut College presents Alfredo Rodríguez Trio April 5
Cuban-born pianist Alfredo Rodríguez will bring his astonishing virtuosity and imagination to Connecticut College’s Evans Hall April 5 as part of the onStage at Connecticut College series. 

04/3/2013 - It's our 102nd birthday!
The College will celebrate its 102nd birthday on Friday, April 5, with Founders Day celebrations tied toanother important date in the College’s history: the 25th anniversary of Emeritus Professor of EnglishWilliam Meredith’s Pulitzer Prize.

04/1/2013 - Choreographers to perform, discuss identity and dance
Connecticut College alumnus Nicholas Leichter ’94, an internationally known choreographer and performer, and Wendell Cooper, a dance artist and audio/video designer, will complete a semester-long residency with two presentations on campus Wednesday, April 3.

04/1/2013 - Women’s lacrosse game to raise awareness of Green Dot program
When the Connecticut College women’s lacrosse team takes the field against Roger Williams University on April 4, they’ll be raising awareness for Green Dot, a campus initiative to prevent power-based personal violence through bystander intervention.

03/29/2013 - April arts and events at Connecticut College
It’s raining events, exhibitions and performances on the Connecticut College campus. The following are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted:

03/27/2013 - Students to present research related to global justice
Connecticut College’s five interdisciplinary academic centers are hosting a semester-long program that explores the theme “Striving for Global Justice” through their diverse perspectives of arts and technology, the environment, international studies, public policy and community action, and the study of race and ethnicity.

02/28/2013 - ‘March Winds and Abstract Shades of Blue’
The Connecticut College Department of Music has gathered three ensembles for a concert titled “March Winds and Abstract Shades of Blue” on Wednesday, March 6, at 7 p.m. in Evans Hall of Cummings Arts Center.

02/27/2013 - Economics speaker series covers topical issues
The Connecticut College Department of Economics has produced a speaker series that covers a broad variety of topics within the larger field of economics.

02/26/2013 - Next event in Latino speaker series to address education
Connecticut College faculty from various disciplines will explore topics related to Latino culture, identity, art, education and politics in a new speaker series debuting this semester. The Latino Studies Speaker Series was the result of growing student interest in the field of Latino studies.

02/26/2013 - Alumni ‘Striving for Global Justice’ return to discuss their careers
Connecticut College’s five interdisciplinary academic centers are hosting a semester-long program that will explore the theme “Striving for Global Justice” through their diverse perspectives of arts and technology, the environment, international studies, public policy and community action, and the study of race and ethnicity.

02/22/2013 - What happens with a ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’?
The Department of Theatre will present “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” in Tansill Theater Thursday, Feb. 28, through Sunday, March 3. Evening performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and matinee performances are at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

02/22/2013 - Dance Club show features choreography in several genres
The Connecticut College Dance Club will perform the works of student choreographers in an untitled show, Feb. 28-March 2.

02/21/2013 - Alumni talk and panel to explore careers in finance
Connecticut College will host a career lecture and panel discussion in which alumni working in the field of finance will share their experiences. “The Road to Wall Street: How to Navigate a Career in the World Of Finance” will take place on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 4:30 p.m. in Ernst Common Room of Blaustein Humanities Center.

02/20/2013 - ‘The Vagina Monologues’ to raise funds for local, global women’s organizations
Students, staff and faculty of Connecticut College will perform in “The Vagina Monologues” on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 24, at 2 p.m. in Evans Hall of Cummings Arts Center.

02/15/2013 - Connecticut College is ‘Striving for Global Justice’
Connecticut College’s five interdisciplinary academic centers will host a semester-long program that will explore the theme “Striving for Global Justice” through their diverse perspectives of arts and technology, the environment, international studies, public policy and community action, and the study of race and ethnicity.

02/15/2013 - Artist to discuss photo exhibitions of global rituals
Photographer and Connecticut College alumnus David Katzenstein ’76 will give a talk on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 4:15 p.m. in the galleries of Cummings Arts Center in which he’ll discuss his dual exhibitions currently on view in the galleries of Cummings, “World Views: Ritual and Celebration in Global Culture” and “Islam in Africa: A Pilgrimage to Touba, Senegal.”

02/15/2013 - onStage at Connecticut College presents So Percussion
So Percussion will bring its rare and wonderful breed of music to Connecticut College Feb. 22 as part of the onStage series.

02/13/2013 - New speaker series addresses the Latino experience in America
Connecticut College faculty from various disciplines will explore topics related to Latino culture, identity, art, education and politics in a new speaker series debuting this semester. The Latino Studies Speaker Series was the result of growing student interest in the field of Latino studies.

02/8/2013 - ‘Get Down on Friday the 13th’
Featuring a chorus of zombie camp counselors, a few talking trees and plenty of dancers with machetes, “Friday the 13th The Musical”may be one of the most unique shows to hit Connecticut College’s campus in a long time. The satirical musical comedy based on the “Friday the 13th”horror movie franchise is the creation of Andrew Marco ’15, a theater and music major with a love for both Broadway and bloody thrillers.

02/6/2013 - Women’s Center puts global women's health ‘In Our Hands’
The Connecticut College Women’s Center will host a symposium that brings together faculty, staff and students to present research, lectures and educated opinions on the numerous aspects of global women’s health. “In Our Hands: Global Women's Health Today and Tomorrow” will take place on Friday, Feb. 15, and comprises a series of talks addressing a variety of topics affecting women around the world.

02/5/2013 - February is filled with music
The Connecticut College Department of Music brings two world-class ensembles to campus for performances this month.

02/1/2013 - onStage at Connecticut College presents David Dorfman Dance
The always provocative, exciting and intense David Dorfman Dance will return to the Connecticut College stage on Saturday, March 30, as part of the onStage at Connecticut College series. (This performance was originally scheduled for Feb. 8, but was postponed due to a blizzard.)

01/31/2013 - Philosophy professor to discuss writing and self-publishing a novel
Professor of Philosophy Andrew Pessin will talk about writing, self-publishing and promoting a novel in a talk pithily titled “How to Pseudonymously Self-Publish an Award-Winning Novel and Make BIG BUCKS!” Pessin will speak at 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the Charles Chu Asian Art Reading Room in Charles E. Shain Library.

01/30/2013 - Activist’s talk will commemorate MLK
Connecticut College will celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with a talk by Don Denard of The Carter Center on Thursday, Jan. 31, at 4:30 p.m. in Harkness Chapel.

01/29/2013 - Music Faculty Showcase to feature ‘Masterpieces of the Romantic and Modern Eras’
The Connecticut College Department of Music presents “Masterpieces of the Romantic and Modern Eras,” a concert featuring chamber performances by faculty, on Friday, Feb. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Evans Hall of Cummings Arts Center.

12/13/2012 - Acclaimed critic to speak on African literature and culture
The Department of Literatures in English brings to campus one of South Africa's foremost literary critics for a talk on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 4:30 p.m. in the Charles Chu Asian Art Reading Room of Shain Library.

12/12/2012 - Dual photo exhibitions capture global rituals
The Department of Art will present two concurrent exhibitions by photographer and alumnus David Katzenstein '76.

11/29/2012 - College to commemorate 50th anniversary of 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?'
The Department of Psychology, Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society and the Residential Education Fellows Program will sponsor "Truth & Illusion: Edward Albee's ‘Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?'" - a four-day celebration of the 50th anniversary of Edward Albee's controversial play.

11/28/2012 - Music department hosts seven concerts in nine days
December at Connecticut College starts on a high note, with seven concerts in nine days. This musical bounty comes courtesy of the Department of Music and includes everything from traditional holiday harmonies to jazz fusion.

11/21/2012 - Author to discuss human rights issues of Guantanamo Bay
Connecticut College will bring Guantanamo Bay interpreter-turned-author Mahvish Khan to campus for a lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 4:30 p.m. in Ernst Common Room of Blaustein Humanities Center.

11/21/2012 - Former Poet Laureate will give a reading of her work
Award-winning poet Marilyn Nelson will give a reading at Connecticut College on Thursday, Nov. 29, at 4:30 p.m. in the Charles Chu Asian Art Reading Room of Shain Library.

11/16/2012 - A wintery mix is expected at month's end
Connecticut College's oldest coed a cappella group, The Williams Street Mix, will perform in concert on Friday, Nov. 30, at 8 p.m. in Harkness Chapel.

11/14/2012 - President Higdon to discuss his Peace Corps experiences
Connecticut College's Career Enhancing Life Skills (CELS) department will host a Peace Corps Information Session on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 5:30 p.m. in Room 210 of Blaustein Humanities Center.

11/13/2012 - Music department presents 'Art of the Jazz Duo'
The Connecticut College Department of Music presents "Art of the Jazz Duo," a concert by bass player Mark McCormick, an adjunct assistant professor, and popular jazz pianist Kent Hewitt, on Friday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Evans Hall.

11/12/2012 - '4 Dead in Ohio' explores modern event through ancient story
The Connecticut College Department of Theater will present "4 Dead in Ohio: Antigone At Kent State," an adaptation of Sophocles' "Antigone" collectively created by a student ensemble using the play "Burial at Thebes" by Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney. Performances are Nov. 15-18 in Tansill Theater.

11/9/2012 - Clarinetist to perform professor's work on campus
The Ammerman Center for Arts & Technology is sponsoring a lecture by Christopher Grymes, a clarinetist and the founder of Open G Records, on Monday, Nov. 12, at 4:30 p.m. in Fortune Recital Hall in Cummings Arts Center.

11/2/2012 - onStage at Connecticut College presents BélO
onStage at Connecticut College presents Haitian Ragganga artist BélO on Friday, Nov. 9, at 8 p.m. in Evans Hall.

11/1/2012 - Chamber Choir celebrates longtime conductor Paul Althouse
The Connecticut College Chamber Choir will perform a special concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4, in honor of Professor of Music Paul Althouse, who will retire in December after 42 years at the College.

10/26/2012 - The thrilling, chilling sounds of Harkness Chapel
As darkness descends on the scariest night of the year, Harkness Chapel will echo with the haunting melodies of the annual Halloween Concert by Professor of Music John Anthony and friends.

10/24/2012 - Faculty promotions at Connecticut College
Three members of the Connecticut College faculty have been granted tenure and promoted to associate professor by the Connecticut College Board of Trustees.

10/24/2012 - Science Center to be dedicated Oct. 27
Connecticut College will observe the official dedication of the new Science Center at New London Hall on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 11:30 a.m. in Centennial Plaza.

10/23/2012 - Those looking for something to do have much to be thankful for at Connecticut College this November
If you're looking for things to do in November, there's much to be thankful for at Connecticut College.

10/23/2012 - onStage at Connecticut College presents 'Trojan Women (After Euripides)' Nov. 3 and BélO Nov. 9
onStage at Connecticut College presents the best of innovative theater and Haitian "Ragganga" with upcoming performances by SITI Company Nov. 3 and BélO Nov. 9.

10/19/2012 - New exhibition showcases work of Swedish artists inspired by Linnaeus
Artwork inspired by the life and work of 18th-century Swedish naturalist Carl Linnaeus will be featured in a new exhibit at Connecticut College.

10/18/2012 - Connecticut College awarded $40,000 grant to establish student-led program for energy conservation
Connecticut College has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the Dominion Foundation to establish an innovative learning program for students to reduce energy consumption at the College.

10/15/2012 - Announcements
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10/15/2012 - Connecticut College awarded Mellon grant to establish global Islamic studies program
Connecticut College has been awarded a $100,000 planning grant by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to develop a new program in global Islamic studies.

10/11/2012 - Fall Star Gazing at Connecticut College
Fall is the perfect time to check out the moon, Jupiter, the Andromeda galaxy and more at Connecticut College. The College is hosting its annual Fall Star Gazing event on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 7-9:30 p.m. in the Olin Observatory.

10/11/2012 - New Connecticut College art exhibition showcases work of Swedish artists inspired by Linnaeus
"Systema Naturae: The Order of Nature," will showcase the work of Swedish artists Carina Fihn and Berit Jonsvik.

10/11/2012 - Musical spells F-U-N on campus
Connecticut College's Wig and Candle theater company will stage the Tony award-winning musical "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" on campus, Oct. 18-20.

10/3/2012 - I <3 Juliet: A Hip-Hop Musical
The Connecticut College Theater Department presents the story of Shakespeare's two star-crossed lovers - with a hip-hop beat in the background.

10/2/2012 - Shakespeare meets hip-hop in Theater Department production of 'I <3 Juliet'
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10/1/2012 - Poet and 'cheerful misanthropologist' to speak on campus
The Connecticut College Department of Literatures in English will host "An Evening with Brendan Lorber," a poet, essayist, editor and "cheerful misanthropologist," on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 5 p.m. in the Charles Chu Asian Art Reading Room in Shain Library.

10/1/2012 - 'Five Decades after Silent Spring' commemorates landmark book
The College will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the publication of Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring," the landmark book credited with launching the environmental movement, with a series of events on Thursday, Oct. 18.

10/1/2012 - 'The Well-Dressed Ape' - an Arboretum book discussion
A visit to the Connecticut College Arboretum over the summer from cheeky science writer Hannah Holmes has inspired Kathy Dame, the Arboretum's assistant director, to host a two-part lunchtime discussion of Holmes' popular book, "The Well-Dressed Ape: A Natural History of Myself." The discussion will take place over the course of two Thursdays - Oct. 11 and Oct. 18 - from noon to 1 p.m. in the lounge of F. W. Olin Science Center.

10/1/2012 - Concert features a sampler of songs to celebrate the season
The Connecticut College Department of Music will showcase the work of several different ensembles in one performance - the Autumn Sampler Concert - on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. in Evans Hall of Cummings Arts Center.

09/28/2012 - Community invited to Fall Weekend special events
Alumni, parents and friends of Connecticut College return to campus Oct. 5-7 for the annual celebration of Fall Weekend, and the local community is invited to join them for some special events:

09/21/2012 - onStage at Connecticut College to kick off season with 'Cherish New London' fundraiser
onStage at Connecticut College will kick off the 2012-2013 season with an Oct. 6 performance by Irish music ensemble Cherish the Ladies to benefit the arts in New London.

09/21/2012 - Arboretum to host Mum and Pumpkin Sale
Make sure your home is festive for fall by stopping by the Connecticut College Arboretum's Mum and Pumpkin Sale on Friday, Sept. 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

09/17/2012 - Media Bytes
Prof. Graesch's new book mentioned in Food Network Magazine Linda Lear '62 comments on 50th anniversary of Rachel Carson's 'Silent Spring'

09/14/2012 - Announcements
College Voice subscriptions. Volunteer in the Camel Alumni Admission Program (CAAP). Alumni events in your area. See the calendar. Connecticut College Webcasting Fall Sports

09/14/2012 - New mural to showcase crew at Connecticut College
New mural calls attention to success of Connecticut College's men's and women's crew teams.

09/13/2012 - Fall Weekend 2012
It's Not too Late to Register!

09/11/2012 - Debo Adegbile '91 delivers keynote address during Convocation
Connecticut College gathers for the opening of the academic year. 

09/11/2012 - Music faculty to perform diverse program
The Connecticut College Department of Music presents the Music Faculty Showcase, a unique and wide-ranging performance by 14 distinguished faculty members, on Friday, Sept.21, at 7:30 p.m. in Evans Hall of Cummings Arts Center.

09/10/2012 - Science Center at New London Hall opens
Excitement abounds as $25 million Science Center opens on first day of classes.

09/10/2012 - Connecticut College welcomes new students
Connecticut College welcomes over 500 new students. Learn more about the Class of 2016.

09/7/2012 - Chomsky-challenging linguist to speak on campus
The Connecticut College Department of Anthropology will host a talk by Daniel Everett, acclaimed author, dean of arts and sciences at Bentley University and a controversial figure in the field of linguistics, on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 4:15 p.m. in Room 014 of Olin Science Center.

09/6/2012 - Accomplished chemistry alumna to speak on campus
The Connecticut College Department of Chemistry is pleased to welcome Sarah Reisman '01, an assistant professor of chemistry at the California Institute of Technology, who will deliver a talk - "Natural Product Total Synthesis: A Driving Force for the Discovery of New Chemical Reactions" - on Friday, Sept. 7, at 1:15 p.m. in Hale Laboratory's Brown Auditorium.

08/23/2012 - Exhibit features works by distinguished faculty members
The Connecticut College Department of Art announced the lineup for the 2012 Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition, on display from Sept. 3 through Oct. 23 in the galleries of the Cummings Arts Center.

08/14/2012 - Students Explore Career Opportunities
More than 320 rising seniors spread out around the globe for College-funded internships and research.

08/9/2012 - Too Much Junk?
Professor Anthony Graesch's anthropological study of middle-class possessions is making headlines in the L.A. Times, The New Yorker and other major media outlets.

08/9/2012 - Women's Rights
In her 10th book, Professor Joan C. Chrisler, the 2012 winner of the Margaret Floy Washburn Award, spotlights reproductive justice and women's health on a global scale.

07/27/2012 - Duncan Spaulding '13 optimizes the power of lasers
To the non-scientific world, the word "laser" can evoke images of something as insignificant as a laser pointer or as extreme as a laser-beam weapon from a sci-fi movie. However, Duncan Spaulding '13 is conducting research this summer that helps design lasers for an entirely more practical and scientific purpose.

07/5/2012 - Sprout garden to get higher profile
Connecticut College's Sprout Garden, currently tucked behind 360 Apartments, will soon get a prominent new home on campus. The garden, established in its original location in 2005 as a sustainable organic garden initiative, will be moved to the open field directly behind the College Center at Crozier-Williams, taking up roughly one-third of the unused grassy area.

06/15/2012 - Campus renewal continues
From Castle Court to the Plex, campus gets another round of upgrades.

06/14/2012 - New York Times features professor's Civil War book
‘Sick from Freedom' reveals tragic post-war deaths of former slaves

06/14/2012 - Open letter from President Higdon
President Lee Higdon addresses college cost issue.

06/14/2012 - 'New ideas and new perspectives'
Nathalie Etoke, assistant professor of French and Africana studies, explores the cultural identity of black French citizens in a new documentary.

06/14/2012 - Meghan Ball '12 selected for French teaching assistantship
Meghan Ball '12 will spend her first year out of college going back to school-and this time she'll be the teacher. Ball was selected for the 2012-2013 Teaching Assistant Program in France.

05/21/2012 - Ambassador Louis B. Susman urges Connecticut College graduates to make their mark in the world
Ambassador Louis B. Susman urges Connecticut College graduates to make their mark in the world

05/17/2012 - CISLA celebrates 20 years
Join CISLA in commemorating 20 years this June 1-2

05/17/2012 - Announcements
Join us for upcoming events in your area Women's sailing team to compete in national championship

05/17/2012 - Senior Giving Sets New Record
Class of 2012 achieves 99% participation

05/16/2012 - Hear from faculty, staff and fellow alumni during Reunion
Join us now on campus June 1-2

05/16/2012 - Connecticut College celebrates the life of Cyan Maroney '08 through dance
Connecticut College celebrates the life of Cyan Maroney '08 through dance

05/16/2012 - Connecticut College to celebrate 94th Commencement
Connecticut College will award diplomas to more than 430 new graduates at the College's 94th Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 20.

05/15/2012 - Class visits Cuba to explore 'first-world education in a third-world economy'
Professor Michael James and nine students travel to Havana.

05/15/2012 - Sophomore wins $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace grant
Gabby Arenge '14 will implement art mentorship program in Kenya.

05/15/2012 - College awarded a record 9 Fulbrights
Six Connecticut College seniors and three recent alumni have been selected to receive U.S. Fulbright Student Program grants.

05/15/2012 - Historicizing 9/11: New London
Connecticut College course documents 9/11 through the perspective of the New London community.

05/9/2012 - Four seniors selected to 'Teach for America'
Four graduating seniors have been asked to participate in Teach for America this year, placing the College among top Teach for America schools.

05/8/2012 - Student film screening
Students in the Connecticut College Film Studies Program will screen their latest projects on Friday, May 11, at 7 p.m. in Room 014 of Olin Science Center.

04/30/2012 - Spring concerts on campus
It's a musical time of year at Connecticut College, with an array of events presented by the Department of Music. Many are free - prices are listed for events requiring tickets - and all are open to the public.

04/30/2012 - Exhibition showcases work by senior art majors
The Connecticut College Department of Art is pleased to present the 2012 Senior Thesis Art Exhibition, on display May 4-20 in the Cummings Arts Center.

04/30/2012 - Arboretum to host Mother's Day Plant Sale
The Connecticut College Arboretum will host a Mother's Day Plant Sale on campus on Friday, May 11, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

04/27/2012 - Men's Lacrosse to host Colby Saturday for NESCAC Championship Quarterfinal
Connecticut College men's lacrosse program will host Colby College this Saturday, April 28, at 1 p.m. for a New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Championship Quarterfinal match on the Artificial Turf at Silfen Field. Admission and parking for the event are free of charge.

04/27/2012 - Music in May
May is a musical month at Connecticut College, with an array of events presented by the Department of Music. Many are free -prices are listed for events requiring tickets - and all are open to the public.

04/25/2012 - Celebrate National Astronomy Day by star gazing at Connecticut College
Connecticut College will celebrate National Astronomy Day by providing the public with binocular and telescopic views of the night sky on Saturday, April28, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the Olin Observatory in Olin Science Center.

04/24/2012 - Catch 'Hay Fever' at Connecticut College April 26-29
The Department of Theater is pleased to present Noël Coward's "Hay Fever," with performances running Thursday, April 26, through Sunday, April 29, in Tansill Theater.

04/19/2012 - Portrait of former College president to be unveiled
The community is cordially invited to join Connecticut College President Leo I. Higdon Jr. on Wednesday, April 25, for a reception honoring President Emeritus Norman Fainstein and the unveiling of Fainstein's official presidential portrait. The reception begins at 4 p.m., with the unveiling scheduled for approximately 4:15 p.m. in the Ernst Common Room, Blaustein Humanities Center.

04/17/2012 - May newsletter to follow Commencement
Look for complete Commencement coverage in May's CamelTracks.

04/16/2012 - Lessons in Diplomacy
Daniel Wenick '12 is part of American student delegation to India.

04/16/2012 - Teach for America
Four graduating seniors join the 40+ alumni in this extraordinary teaching experience.

04/16/2012 - College to observe Holocaust Remembrance Day
The Connecticut College Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, Hillel and the Jewish Federation of Eastern Connecticut invite the community to commemorate Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Thursday, April 19, at 4:30 p.m.

04/13/2012 - Six New Directors Nominated to Alumni Board
Please support the nominees before June 30

04/13/2012 - A Passion for Fashion
Effie Katsantonis '03's career reflects love of French, international relations and fashion.

04/13/2012 - Reunion 2012
Class years ending in 2 and 7 getting ready for Reunion June 1 - 3.

04/13/2012 - Lecturer to discuss the wisdom of world's indigenous cultures
Cultural anthropologist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Wade Davis will deliver a talk titled "The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in a Modern World" on Tuesday, April 17, at 4:30 p.m. in Evans Hall of Cummings Arts Center.

04/12/2012 - Classics professor was 'true intellectual" who cared deeply for students
Classics professor was 'true intellectual" who cared deeply for students.

04/12/2012 - Four professors honored with College's highest faculty awards.
Four professors honored with College's highest faculty awards

04/12/2012 - College earns spot on President's Community Service Honor Roll
College earns spot on President's Community Service Honor Roll.

04/12/2012 - Senior dance majors to perform in thesis concert
Seniors majoring in dance at Connecticut College will present their theses in "Stages," a dance concert with performances April 19-21 in Palmer Auditorium.

04/11/2012 - Symposium to explore African-American comic book culture
The Connecticut College Department of Literatures in English will host the symposium "Beyond Art: African-American Comic Book Culture" on Friday, April 13.

04/11/2012 - Acclaimed filmmaker John Sayles to visit campus
Connecticut College's Toor Cummings Center for International Studies and the Liberal Arts (CISLA) is pleased to present "A Day with John Sayles: A Voice for Social Justice."

04/10/2012 - LGBTQ Center celebrates the month of Gay-pril
The Connecticut College LGBTQ Resource Center hosts an annual celebration in April that features an array of LGBTQ-themed events. Gay-pril events this year include a talk and a panel discussion taking place at the end of this week.

04/10/2012 - Pianist continues celebration of College's Centennial
Connecticut College turned 100 last year and celebrations of the Centennial have continued into 2012.

04/9/2012 - Students produce TEDx event at Connecticut College
TED is coming to Connecticut College.

04/5/2012 - Music students to perform in senior recitals
Connecticut College has a long tradition of embracing music in all forms, which benefits not only students but members of the community as well, who can enjoy the many performances conducted on campus each year.

04/5/2012 - Professor to screen new documentary on race and citizenship
Professor of French Nathalie Etoke will screen her new documentary, "Afro Diasporic French Identities," on Thursday, April 12, at 6 p.m. in Room 014 of Olin Science Center.

04/4/2012 - Men's Lacrosse to host benefit game for the Women's Center of Southeastern Connecticut
The Connecticut College men's lacrosse program is proud to host Kean University on Saturday, April 7, for a 1 p.m. game that will benefit the Women's Center of Southeastern Connecticut.

03/30/2012 - It's the College's 101st birthday!
The College community will gather to celebrate the 101st anniversary of the founding of Connecticut College at a tea/birthday party Thursday, April 5, from 3 to 4:30 p.m., in Cro's 1962 Room. All are welcome. The tea follows a ceremonial ringing of the Harkness Chapel bell, 101 times, beginning at 2:45 p.m.

03/30/2012 - onStage presents The Asphalt Orchestra
The Asphalt Orchestra will unleash its innovative street versions of rock, jazz and classical music on Palmer Auditorium April 5 at 8 p.m. The performance is the finale of the highly successful 2011-2012 season of the onStage at Connecticut College series.

03/15/2012 - Jonathan McBride '92 hosts luncheon at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Jonathan McBride '92 hosts luncheon at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

03/15/2012 - 'The Vagina Monologues' to raise money for Women's Center
Students, staff and faculty of Connecticut College will perform in "The Vagina Monologues" on Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31, in Evans Hall of Cummings Arts Center.

03/14/2012 - Somali pirates to humanitarian aid, Ensign John Rode '09 sees it all
He'll be at sea on the USS Kidd through the winter.

03/14/2012 - Professor Eric Adler '95 pens new book
Speeches by ancient Rome's enemy leaders were actually written by historians, classics professor says.

03/14/2012 - Lecture to focus on ethics and animals
The Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment (GNCE) and the Department of Philosophy present "Ethics and Animals: The Importance of Empathy," a lecture by Lori Gruen, on Thursday, March 29, at 7 p.m. in Ernst Common Room of Blaustein Humanities Center.

03/14/2012 - Arboretum to host pruning workshop
The Connecticut College Arboretum will host a Spring Pruning workshop on Saturday, March 31, from 10 a.m. to noon.

03/9/2012 - 'The Pervert's Guide to Cinema'
The Film Studies Program presents a screening of the acclaimed documentary "The Pervert's Guide to Cinema" on Friday, March 30, at 7 p.m. The film's presenter is Slavoj Zizek, a Slovenian philosopher, psychoanalyst and cultural critic, who explores some of the greatest movies ever made in order to uncover what movies can tell us about ourselves. Along the way, he answers such questions as "What can the Marx Brothers tell us about the workings of the unconscious?" and "Why does our libido need the virtual universe of fantasies?"

03/9/2012 - Pamela D. Zilly elected chair of Connecticut College Board of Trustees
Pamela D. Zilly, a 1975 Connecticut College graduate and a retired senior managing director at The Blackstone Group L.P., has been elected to serve as chair of the Connecticut College Board of Trustees for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2012. Zilly succeeds James S. Berrien, a 1974 graduate of the college, who is completing his three-year term as chair.

03/7/2012 - onStage at Connecticut College presents AXIS Dance Company March 31
On March 31, onStage at Connecticut College will present AXIS Dance Company in a performance that will forever change the way you think about the possibilities of the human body.

03/6/2012 - RecycleMania hits Connecticut College
For the seventh year in a row, Connecticut College is participating in RecycleMania, a recycling competition that promotes waste reduction at colleges and universities across the country.

03/2/2012 - Professor wins NSF grant to study ancient Arctic lakes and climate change
Peter Siver, the Charles and Sarah P. Becker '27 Professor of Botany and Director of the Program in Environmental Studies at Connecticut College, has been awarded $379,756 by the National Science Foundation for climate-change research.

03/2/2012 - Alumnus to deliver lecture on globalization in contemporary Italian cinema
Vetri Nathan '03 will return to campus on March 6 to deliver a lecture titled "Globalization, Italian-Style Immigrants in Contemporary Italian Cinema."

02/28/2012 - Concert and jazz bands to perform diverse program
The Connecticut College Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble and Traditional Jazz Band will perform a lively assortment of pieces during a multi-group concert on Monday, March 5, at 7 p.m. in Evans Hall.

02/24/2012 - Origins of hip hop theater the subject of talk
Director and choreographer Daniel Banks will discuss the origins and manifestations of hip hop theater in his talk "Hip Hop Theatre: Theatre of Now," on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 4:30 p.m. in the Charles Chu Asian Art Reading Room of Shain Library.

02/23/2012 - 'Bat Boy: The Musical' lands on campus
The Connecticut College departments of Theater and Music present "Bat Boy: The Musical," a theatrical take on the life of a half-human, half-bat character created by the now-defunct tabloid Weekly World News. The show runs Thursday, March 1, through Sunday, March 4, in Tansill Theater.

02/23/2012 - Anti-slavery group hosts conference on campus
On Saturday, Feb. 25, Operation 21st Century (OPT2I), a Connecticut College organization that works to raise awareness of present-day slavery, will host a conference about "Slavery in Our Backyards: A Call to Action." The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Cummings Arts Center.

02/23/2012 - College to host arts and technology symposium
Connecticut College's Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology will present the 13th biennial arts and technology symposium, March 1-3. They symposium brings artists and researchers together to share ideas and present new works, research and performances, all addressing one or more forms of fusion between technology and the arts.

02/20/2012 - New tree list for planting near utility wires released by Connecticut College Arboretum and Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
In response to the tremendous damage to utility infrastructure caused by trees near overhead wires during last year's major storms, the Connecticut College Arboretum and the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station have released a new list of trees with relatively low mature heights suitable for planting near street-side utility lines.

02/20/2012 - Connecticut College hosts International Research Film Festival
The Connecticut College Department of Anthropology will host the annual International Research Film Festival on the Connecticut College campus Feb. 23 and 24. The festival is free and open to the public.

02/17/2012 - 'Black Civic Activism and Counter Narratives of Africa in the Early Cuban Republic'
The Department of History and the Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity present "Black Civic Activism and Counter Narratives of Africa in the Early Cuban Republic," a lecture by Melina Pappademos, an author and assistant professor of history at the University of Connecticut, on Monday, Feb. 20, at 4:30 p.m. in Room 106 of Bill Hall.

02/17/2012 - 'New London Calling' to screen on campus
The Connecticut College Staff Council will host a screening of the award-winning short film "New London Calling" on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 4 p.m. in Evans Hall, Cummings Arts Center.

02/16/2012 - March Mania set to kick off
Are you a graduate of the last decade? Get ready for some friendly NESCAC competition.

02/16/2012 - Enjoy 'An Afternoon of Brass'
The Department of Music presents "An Afternoon of Brass with The New London Brass Quintet" on Saturday, Feb. 18, at 1 p.m. in Evans Hall, Cummings Arts Center.

02/15/2012 - Sharis Pozen '86, Obama's top antitrust enforcer, stepping down in April
Under her leadership as acting head, the division scuttled AT&T's proposed purchase of T-Mobile.

02/14/2012 - Students get career advice from alumni at Merrill Lynch, monster.com
Create a personal brand, but remember that the most effective networking is face-to-face.

02/14/2012 - Athletic Center will get $1.6 million in renovations, thanks to Campaign gifts
Connecticut College has received $1.6 million in gifts to upgrade its locker room and training room facilities and add lights to its turf field.

02/14/2012 - Black History speaker: use what you learn at CC to ‘be who you are'
Campus celebrates month with Convocation, Martin Luther King Awards and more.

02/14/2012 - Hollerans win national award for leadership support of higher education
Previous recipients include Bill Cosby.

02/9/2012 - Men's hockey team raises awareness about personal violence
Feb. 4 game at Dayton dedicated to ‘Green Dot' program; view photos.

02/9/2012 - Concert of French music is the perfect pre-Valentine's date
The Department of Music presents "La Nuit Romantique (avec violoncelle)," a concert of music in the French tradition, on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in Fortune Recital Hall, Cummings Arts Center.

02/9/2012 - Expert to discuss youth and social injustice
As part of its mission to prepare students for lives of civic engagement and create more just and equitable communities, Connecticut College's Holleran Center for Community Action and Public Policy is hosting a series of events that offer opportunities for students, faculty, staff and community experts to discuss the pressing issues of our time.

02/6/2012 - Final week of contemporary Latin art exhibit
"So many artists from so many countries doing work in so many textures, colors and styles."

02/3/2012 - Dance conference features public performances
The Connecticut College Department of Dance will host the American College Dance Festival Association (ACDFA)'s New England Conference Feb. 8-11.

02/3/2012 - College celebrates Black History Month with convocation
Connecticut College will kick off Black History Month celebrations with a convocation on Monday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. in the 1941 Room of The College Center at Crozier-Williams.

02/1/2012 - onStage at Connecticut College presents the Brentano String Quartet Feb. 17
In celebration of its 20th season, the Brentano String Quartet will bring its newest program, "Fragments: Connecting Past and Present," to Connecticut College on Friday, Feb. 17. The performance, part of the onStage at Connecticut College series, is at 8 p.m. in Evans Hall, Cummings Arts Center.

02/1/2012 - Chamber music recital honors College's Centennial
The College's Centennial celebrations continue in 2012, with the Department of Music presenting "Centennial Chamber Music Recital - Then and Now" on Saturday, Feb. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Evans Hall of Cummings Arts Center.

01/31/2012 - Women's Center to host symposium on reproductive rights
The Connecticut College Women's Center will host "When Justice Has a Body: A Symposium on Reproductive Rights" on Friday, Feb. 3. This event, which is open to the public, will provide members of the community an opportunity to explore the history and contemporary issues related to abortion and reproductive rights in America.

01/27/2012 - Alex Brown Jazz Quartet to perform on campus Feb. 1
The Connecticut College Department of Music is pleased to present the Alex Brown Jazz Quartet in concert on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. in Fortune Recital Hall.

01/26/2012 - 'From Dr. King to the Occupy Movement'
Months before he was assassinated, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference created the Poor People's Campaign, an organization still in existence, to address issues of economic justice and housing for the poor in the United States.

01/24/2012 - Connecticut College awarded $20,000 from the Dr. Scholl Foundation
The Dr. Scholl Foundation has awarded Connecticut College a $20,000 grant to support the ongoing stabilization and renovation of the college's historic steel house.

01/24/2012 - 'Autonomy, Gender and Zapatismo - Struggles for a New Politics'
The Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity will host a talk on Thursday, Jan. 26 , by Tom Hansen, executive director and co-founder of the Mexico Solidarity Network. "Autonomy, Gender and Zapatismo - Struggles for a New Politics" will address autonomous community organizing as exemplified by the Zapatistas, the Mexican revolutionary group fighting on behalf of the country's impoverished indigenous population.

01/17/2012 - 'I will get up in time for the Parade of Classes'
Nick Rivera '07 makes his Reunion resolutions

01/15/2012 - Arts bring alumni and parents together in NYC
New group is planning events from Broadway to Governors Island starting this spring.

01/15/2012 - College receives $400,000 grant for arts and humanities research
New program will connect students to careers in those fields - with help from alumni professionals.

01/15/2012 - Students launch College's first fashion magazine
It was a project almost eight years in the making.

01/15/2012 - Professor Canton wins W.E.B. du Bois Book Prize
Canton chronicles the significant -- and largely unheralded -- anti-segregation work of a Philadelphia lawyer from the 1920s through '60s. Hear audio of an NPR interview.

01/15/2012 - Janet Tso '12 raises awareness about human trafficking
Her work is highlighted by Hartford's CBS affiliate.

01/10/2012 - Bob Willis '09 & Amanda Clark '05 qualify for Olympics.
Bob Willis '09 & Amanda Clark '05 qualify for Olympics.