2009

12/30/2009 - Environmentalist Emily Conrad '11 is her generation's 'Green Queen'
Environmental studies major Emily Conrad '11 is passionate about the environment, and she is using every avenue available to share her passion with the Connecticut College community and the world at large.

12/28/2009 - Students design theoretical landscape architecture plans for Fort Trumbull site
Facing a panel of judges - including a developer, community activist, professor and David Rubin, an award-winning landscape architect from the Connecticut College class of 1985 - students in Professor Eric Kramer's Landscape Architecture Design Studio class shared their proposals for an interim public landscape on the site of New London's Fort Trumbull development area.

12/24/2009 - Senior lands MTV internship by networking with alumni
Before working with Tara Mullins '04 at MTV Tr3s Digital, Nicole Reiff '10 studied in Barcelona.

12/22/2009 - William Paris '93 turns his high school students into ninja warriors
His Connecticut College professors taught him to think -- and teach -- outside the box.

12/22/2009 - Wright Honored as Team´s Most Valuable Runner
NEW LONDON, Conn. --The Connecticut College men´s cross country team wrapped up its 2009 season with a team dinner and award ceremony. Head coach Jim Butler announced the team awards and saluted the Camels for their success in the classroom and on the cross country trails.

12/22/2009 - MacPhee/McKenna Honored as Most Valuable Runners for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn. --The Connecticut College women´s cross country team wrapped up its 2009 season with a team breakup and award ceremony. Head coach Ned Bishop recognized members of the team for their superlative efforts in the classroom and on the cross country trails.

12/21/2009 - According to David Rubin '85, an excellent design can bring people together
Rubin, whose firm was behind the transformation of Bryant Park, visited campus to critique student work.

12/21/2009 - College expands foreign language offerings with new Arabic program
Arabic is the fifth most commonly spoken language worldwide, and now Connecticut College students have the opportunity to join the 300 million Arabic speakers.

12/18/2009 - New YouTube video shows campus beauty - from above
A new video posted on Connecticut College's YouTube channel takes viewers on an aerial tour of the campus.

12/16/2009 - Professor's 'Precious' commentary among top read in Chronicle of Higher Education
Jim Downs, assistant professor of history and American studies at Connecticut College, discusses "Precious," a popular feature film about an abused and illiterate African-American teenager, in an opinion piece published this week in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

12/15/2009 - Owen Stowe '11 integrates design, music and art
What do toothpaste, turtles, pearls, corkscrews, bumble bees and galaxies all have in common?

12/15/2009 - Connecticut College 70, Springfield College 66 Bernier Pours in Game-High 23 Points for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Shavar Bernier (Dover, N.H.) tallied 18 of his game-high 23 points in the second half to lead the Connecticut College men´s basketball team (4-5) to a 70-66 victory against Springfield College (2-8) at Luce Fieldhouse Tuesday night.

12/14/2009 - Connecticut College Professor Hoffmann receives prestigious Fulbright Scholarship
Frances Hoffmann, Professor Emerita of Sociology and Gender and Women's Studies at Connecticut College, has been awarded a 2009 - 2010 Fulbright Scholarship.

12/14/2009 - Professor's new book answers pressing questions about the Iraq War
More than six years after the launch of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, many are still struggling to understand the conflict. A new book by Government Professor Caroleen Sayej and three co-authors, "The Iraq Papers," seeks to answer some of the most pressing questions about this controversial war and its lasting implications.

12/14/2009 - Camels host Springfield College Tuesday Night
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College men´s basketball team will host Springfield College Tuesday night for a 7:00 p.m. non-conference game at Luce Fieldhouse.

12/14/2009 - Prophet, Brown Named to NSCAA All-Region Team for Connecticut College
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College junior forward Trevor Prophet of Nashua, N.H. and sophomore midfielder Oscar Brown of Ridgefield, Conn. have been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Division III All-New England Region team for Connecticut College.

12/14/2009 - Connecticut College Receives Team Academic Award from NSCAA
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College men´s soccer team has been honored for its academic excellence by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). The Camels received the NSCAA team academic award for compiling a team grade point average of 3.25.

12/13/2009 - Murphy Provisionally Qualifies for NCCAA Champ. in 400 IM Walsh Wins Three Events for Camel Men at Williams
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.--The Connecticut College swimming and diving teams traveled to Western Massachusetts Saturday for a dual meet against Williams College. The men were defeated by a count of 211-to-118 while the women dropped a 227-102 decision to the Ephs.

12/12/2009 - Tufts University 3, Connecticut College 2 Murray, Joyce Tally Goals for Camels
MALDEN, Mass.--Sean Murray (Stamford, Conn.) and Ryan Joyce (Dorchester, Mass.) scored third period goals to pull Connecticut College (1-7 , 1-4) to within a goal but it was not quite enough as the Tufts Jumbos (5-2-1, 3-1-1) secured their fifth straight win with a 3-2 victory at the Valley Forum Saturday.

12/11/2009 - Scholar Mary Lefkowitz to speak about 'Black Athena' controversy Dec. 14
Professor Mary Lefkowitz, a Classics scholar best known for her role in the 'Black Athena' controversy, will speak at Connecticut College Dec. 14.

12/11/2009 - Samma Provisionally Qualifies for NCAA Champ. in Triple Jump at Springfield Peckler Sets School Record in High Jump
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.--The Connecticut College track and field teams opened the indoor season with the Springfield College Invitational. The Camel women placed second in the five team field with a score of 115 points while the men finished last in a four team invitational with 44 points.

12/11/2009 - Samma Provisionally Qualifies for NCAA Champ. in Triple Jump at Springfield Peckler Sets School Record in High Jump
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.--The Connecticut College track and field teams opened the indoor season with the Springfield College Invitational. The Camel women placed second in the five team field with a score of 115 points while the men finished last in a four team invitational with 44 points.

12/11/2009 - Salve Regina University 67, Connecticut College 58 Porter Notches Third Double-Double of Season with 17 points & 11 Rebounds
NEWPORT, R.I.--Salve Regina University (1-7) earned a 67-58 victory against Connecticut College (3-5) at the Rogers Center Friday night. Junior guard Ryan Birrell (Hope, R.I.) poured in a game-high 22 points on 7-for-10 shooting from the field.

12/10/2009 - Alumni introduce students to careers in healthcare
Pharma entrepreneur, other healthcare alums dispense career advice.

12/10/2009 - Announcements
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12/10/2009 - Alumni Board reaches milestone
100 percent participation

12/10/2009 - Holiday parties draw 600 in Boston & New York
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12/10/2009 - Connecticut College 62, Pine Manor College 39 Holak Nets 13 Points for Camels
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass.-The Connecticut College women's basketball team (5-3) cruised to its third straight win, a 62-39 triumph at Pine Manor College (0-8) Thursday night.

12/9/2009 - Transfer students find what they are looking for at Connecticut College
Students drawn by a strong liberal arts college with a great location and a friendly, outgoing community.

12/9/2009 - More than 1,170 students donated their meals Nov. 19
They raise nearly $3,700.

12/9/2009 - Jarvis joined the band as a fourth grader and never looked back
He highlights the versatility of some unusual instruments.

12/9/2009 - Connecticut College ranks number 14 among colleges for media presence
We're ranked number 14 among colleges.

12/9/2009 - LeClair wants to bring a Connecticut College voice to the conference
Follow her tweets from Copenhagen.

12/9/2009 - Housefellow from the 1970s returns to Abbey House
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12/9/2009 - Scholar Mary Lefkowitz to speak about 'Black Athena' controversy at Connecticut College Dec. 14
Professor Mary Lefkowitz, a Classics scholar best known for her role in the 'Black Athena' controversy, will speak at Connecticut College Dec. 14.

12/9/2009 - Karlson Honored as NESCAC Performer of the Week
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College freshman Katie Karlson of Wayland, Mass. has been honored as the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) women´s swimming performer of the week.

12/8/2009 - Actress Molly Kidder '02 finds success on Grey's Anatomy
Being a Connecticut College alumna helped her get the part.

12/8/2009 - Connecticut College 67, Wheaton College 53 Porter Leads Four Camel Double-Digit Scorers with 19 Points and Six Boards
NORTON, Mass.--Demetrius Porter (Virginia Beach, Va.) poured in a game-high 19 points and hauled in six rebounds to lead the Connecticut College men´s basketball team (3-4) to a 67-53 victory at Wheaton College (3-3) Tuesday night.

12/8/2009 - Manhattanville College 4, Connecticut College 2 Bradley, Capuano Score Goals for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Steve Cunningham (Boulder, Colo.) potted a pair of second period goals to lead the Manhattanville College Valiants (6-4) past Connecticut College (1-6) in a 4-2 triumph at Dayton Arena Tuesday night.

12/8/2009 - Jenn Shinall Tallies 20 Points, Seven Assists, Six Steals & Five Boards for Camels
BRISTOL, R.I.--The Connecticut College women´s basketball team (4-3) cruised to a 75-53 victory (3-5) at Roger Williams University Tuesday night. The Camels opened the second half with a lethal 16-to-2 run and never looked back.

12/7/2009 - Camel makeover: College's mascot to get a new look
The college has hired designer Eric Rickabaugh of Ohio-based Rickabaugh Graphics, to give its 40-year-old camel mascot a new look and strengthen the school's overall athletic identity, including its varsity letter.

12/7/2009 - Garza Leads Camels to 2-1 Mark at Wesleyan-Flynn, Sandler Post 4-1 Records for Women
MIDDLETOWN, Conn.--The Connecticut College squash teams competed in the Wesleyan Invitational Tournament this weekend. The men´s team won two out of three matches and will break for the exam period with a record of 4-3. The Camel women went 2-3 and are 3-5 overall.

12/5/2009 - Connecticut College 70, Saint Joseph College (Conn.) 42 Verrengia Nets 10 Points-Camels Hold 28-to-6 Advantage in Scoring Off the Bench
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College women´s basketball team (3-3) cruised to 70-42 victory against Saint Joseph College (3-5) at Luce Fieldhouse Saturday afternoon. Junior Tori Verrengia (Plymouth, Mass.) had 10 points and the Camel reserves out-scored the Blue Jays´ bench 28-to-6 in the triumph.

12/5/2009 - Connecticut College 3, Colby College 3 Tie OT Lindmark Tallies Two Scores-Pots Game Tying Shorthanded Goal with 3:40 Remaining for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Rachel Lindmark (Andover, Mass.) scored two goals, including a shorthanded tally with 3:40 remaining in regulation and the Connecticut College women´s hockey team (1-5-1, 1-4-1) went on to collect a valuable point in the NESCAC standings with a 3-3 tie against Colby College (1-2-3, 0-2-2) at Dayton Arena Saturday.

12/5/2009 - Connecticut College 66, John Jay 58 Lampe Explodes with Career-High 27 Points and 10 Rebounds for Camels
NEW YORK, N.Y.--Junior Dean Lampe (Hamilton, Mass.) exploded with a career-high 27 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Connecticut College men´s basketball team (2-4) to a 66-58 victory against John Jay College (1-5) in New York City Saturday.

12/5/2009 - Camel Women Top Coast Guard, Men Fall to Bears Karlson Sets School Record in 200 Yard Breaststroke
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College swimming and diving teams competed against the Coast Guard Saturday. Led by junior All-America Sarah Murphy (Williamsburg, Va.), Katie Karlson (Wayland, Mass.) and Kat Arnao (West Chester, Pa.), the Camel women cruised to a 177-116 victory.

12/5/2009 - Mulcahy Finishes 11th in 5k at Jay Carisella Invitational
BOSTON, Mass.--Connecticut College junior Shawn Mulcahy (Lebanon, Conn.) ran the 5k in the 2009 Jay Carisella Track & Field Invitational at the Reggie Lewis Track & Field Center on the campus of Northeastern University Saturday.

12/5/2009 - New England College 2, Connecticut College 0 Parker Stops 32 Pilgrim Shots for Camels
Henniker, N.H. --Alex Muse (Lynnfield, Mass.) tallied a goal and an assist to lead the New England College Pilgrims (2-2-1) to a 2-0 victory against Connecticut College (1-5) in a ECAC East/NESCAC crossover game played in Henniker Saturday.

12/4/2009 - Fulbrights are for 'asking new questions and exploring the world'
The College is a top producer of Fulbrighters, but for three siblings to win grants is a coup.

12/4/2009 - Bowdoin College 6, Connecticut College 1 Kirker Tallies Goal for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Dominique Lozzi (Reading, Mass.) tallied two goals and one assist and the Bowdoin College women´s hockey team (2-2-1, 1-1-1) cruised to a 6-1 victory against Connecticut College (1-5, 1-4) in a game played at Dayton Arena Friday night.

12/4/2009 - Connecticut College 4, Saint Anselm 1 Parker Stops 45 Shots for Camels
MANCHESTER, N.H. -Greg Parker (Trenton, Ont.) stopped 45 of 46 shots (.978 save pct.) to lead the Connecticut College men´s hockey team (1-4, 1-2) to a 4-1 victory against Saint Anselm College (2-2) in a NESCAC/ECAC East crossover game played at Sullivan Arena Friday night.

12/3/2009 - Nichols College 69, Connecticut College 66 OT Porter Explodes with 26 Points, 10 Rebounds & Six Blocks for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Nichols College Bison (3-2) erased an 11 point second half deficit and went on to defeat Connecticut College (1-4) 69-66 in overtime at Luce Fieldhouse Thursday night.

12/3/2009 - RIC 74, Connecticut College 53 Jacqueline Shinall Nets 17 Points for Camels
Providence, R.I.-- Sophomore guard Stephanie Coro (North Providence, R.I.) poured in a game-high 20 points to lead the undefeated Rhode Island College Anchorwomen (6-0) to a 74-53 win against Connecticut College (2-3) at The Murray Center Thursday night.

12/2/2009 - Janet Lawler '74 imagines what Christmas with dinosaurs would be like
Santa spreads the love as a Tyrannosaurus Rex in a takeoff on The Night Before Christmas.

12/1/2009 - Connecticut College dancers to perform 'Swan Lake' in fall concert Dec. 11 and 12
More than 40 Connecticut College dancers will perform choreographed works by dance professors Shani Collins, David Dorfman, Heidi Henderson and Adele Myers in the Dance Department's Fall Concert Dec. 11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium

12/1/2009 - Connecticut College 72, WCSU 71 Jenn Shinall´s Runner with 1.4 Seconds Remaining Lifts Camels to Victory in Home Opener
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Jenn Shinall (Redding, Conn.) banked in a 15 foot runner with 1.4 seconds remaining to lift the Connecticut College women´s basketball team (2-2) to a 72-71 victory against Western Connecticut State University (3-2) at Luce Fieldhouse Tuesday night.

12/1/2009 - Holy Cross 3, Connecticut College 0 Christopher Stops 38 Shots for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Holy Cross women´s hockey team improved to 7-0 with a 3-0 shutout victory at Connecticut College (1-4) Tuesday night.

11/30/2009 - Holiday performances, lectures and student recitals at Connecticut College this December
"Make We Joy," an annual celebration of the winter solstice, "Christmas Vespers: A Service of Lessons and Carols" and the "Connecticut College Percussion Ensemble and the New Music Ensemble in Concert," with director Peter Jarvis, adjunct assistant professor of music, are among the exciting events happening at Connecticut College this December.

11/30/2009 - Camels Host Three Games at Dayton Arena this Week
The Connecticut College women´s hockey team will host three games in Dayton Arena this week.

11/30/2009 - Six Camels Named to NESCAC Fall All-Sportsmanship Team
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Six Connecticut College student-athletes have been named to New England Small College Conference Fall All-Sportsmanship Team. David Aigler (Medfield, Mass.), Meg Christman (Wilmington, Del.), Kelsey Fredericks (Nantucket, Mass.), Thomas Giblin (Franklin Lakes, N.J.), Colleen MacPhee (Maplewood, N.J.), and Jessica Roeder (Durham, N.H.) represented the Camel athletic program on the squad.

11/29/2009 - Connecticut College 3, Wesleyan University 0 Camels Earn First NESCAC Win in New London
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College women´s hockey team (1-3, 1-3) earned a 3-0 victory against visiting Wesleyan University (0-4, 0-4) in NESCAC action played at Dayton Arena Sunday afternoon.

11/29/2009 - Eastern Connecticut State 75, Connecticut College 74 OT Lampe Nets 20 Points for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Senior Edwin Ortiz (Hartford, Conn.) poured in a game-high 24 points to lift the Eastern Connecticut State University men´s basketball (4-0) to a 75-74 win at Connecticut College (1-3) Sunday afternoon.

11/29/2009 - Trinity College 6, Connecticut College 3 Boutet Pots a Pair of Goals, Camels Visit Saint Anselm Friday
MIDDLETOWN, Conn.--Trinity College (3-1) defeated Connecticut College (0-4) 6-3 in the third place game of the Spurrier Tournament at Wesleyan University Sunday.

11/28/2009 - Trinity College 5, Connecticut College 1 DiPasquale Scores Goal for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Jill Roloff (West Seneca, N.Y.) had a goal and two assists to lead the Trinity College women´s hockey team (3-0, 1-0) to a 5-1 NESCAC victory at Connecticut College (0-3, 0-3) Saturday.

11/28/2009 - #14 Amherst College 3, Connecticut College 1 Boutet Accounts for Camel Offense with Penalty Shot
MIDDLETOWN, Conn.--Julien Boutet (Amos, Quebec) scored a second period goal but it was not enough as 14th ranked Amherst College (2-1) outlasted Connecticut College (0-3) for a 3-1 victory in the first round of the Spurrier Tournament at Wesleyan University. The Camels will meet Trinity College Sunday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. in the third place game.

11/25/2009 - Fulbright winner Susan Roberta Katz '71 will research in Ecuador this January
The University of San Francisco professor will look at how bilingual/intercultural education plays into the indigenous rights movement.

11/25/2009 - Roger Williams 76, Connecticut College 59 Camels Host ECSU in Home Opener Sunday Afternoon
BRISTOL, R.I. -- The Roger Williams University Hawks (4-0) defeated the Connecticut College Camels (1-2) 76-59 in a non-conference men´s basketball game played in Bristol, R.I. Tuesday night.

11/25/2009 - 24 Camels Named to NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team
NEW LONDON, Conn.--24 Connecticut College student-athletes have been named to the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Fall All-Academic Team.

11/25/2009 - Walsh Honored as NESCAC Performer of the Week
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College sophomore swimmer Tim Walsh of Lincoln Park, N.J. has been honored as the New England Small College Athletic Conference(NESCAC) men´s Performer of the Week.

11/25/2009 - Hine Named to NFHCA All-New England West Region First Team for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College junior Abby Hine of Madison, Conn. has been honored on the Longstreth /National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III All-Region Team.

11/24/2009 - Pulitzer Prize-Winner Junot Diaz comes to Connecticut College Dec. 2
Junot Diaz, author of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao," will host a reading and book signing at Connecticut College Dec. 2.

11/24/2009 - Nichols 80, Connecticut College 73 Holak Posts Double-Double with 18 Points & Career-High 13 Rebounds
DUDLEY, Mass.--Rita Holak (Windham, N.H.) netted 18 points and hauled in a career-high 13 rebounds but it was not enough as Nichols College (2-2) withstood a second half scare and held on for an 80-73 win against visiting Connecticut College (1-2) Tuesday.

11/23/2009 - Women Top Wellesley, Men Defeat BU & Northwestern
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--The Connecticut College squash teams opened their season with matches at Harvard University this weekend. The men´s team split four matches while the women´s team went 1-2.

11/22/2009 - Camel Men Top Middlebury, Women Upend Tufts
MIDDLEBURY, Vt.--The Connecticut College swimming and diving teams opened the 2009-2010 season Saturday with a tri-meet against Middlebury College and Tufts University in Middlebury, Vt.

11/22/2009 - UMass Dartmouth 56, Connecticut College 54 Jenn Shinall & Emily Cummings Honored on All-Tournament Team for Camels
NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass.--UMass Dartmouth (2-0) used a 13-to-2 run in the latter stages of the second half to defeat Connecticut College (1-1) 56-54 in the Hampton Inn Classic Championship game at the Tripp Athletic Center Sunday afternoon.

11/21/2009 - Webcast Available of Saturday´s Season Opener Versus Mount Ida
A webcast of Saturday's season opener against Mount Ida College is available at this link here

11/21/2009 - Connecticut College 68, John Jay 63 Bernier Explodes for Career-High with 28 Points
PURCHASE, N.Y.--Senior Shavar Bernier (Dover, N.H.) exploded with a career-high 28 points Saturday to lead the Connecticut College men´s basketball team (1-1) to a 68-63 victory against John Jay College (0-2) in the consolation game of the Castle Classic Tournament hosted by Manhattanville College.

11/21/2009 - #7 Middlebury College 5, Connecticut College 3 Riffe Tallies Shorthanded Goal for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Matthiu Dubuc (Blainville, Quebec) tallied two goals and one assist to lead the seventh ranked Middlebury College Panthers (1-0-1) to a 5-3 NESCAC victory against Connecticut College (0-2) at Dayton Arena Saturday.

11/21/2009 - Connecticut College 74, Mount Ida College 54 Wilson Notches Win in Coaching Debut for Camels
NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass.-Jenn Shinall (Redding Ridge, Conn.) scored a game-high 22 points with five steals and four assists Saturday to lead the Connecticut College women´s basketball team (1-0) to a 74-54 victory against Mount Ida College (1-2) in the first round of the Hampton Inn Classic hosted by UMass Dartmouth.

11/21/2009 - Williams College 5, Connecticut College 0
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.-Williams College (2-0) scored a pair of power play goals 6:37 apart from each other in the first period and went on to defeat the Connecticut College Camels (0-2) 5-0 in a NESCAC women´s hockey game played in Williamstown Saturday.

11/20/2009 - Holiday performances, lectures and student recitals at Connecticut College this December
"Make We Joy," an annual celebration of the winter solstice, "Christmas Vespers: A Service of Lessons and Carols" and the "Connecticut College Percussion Ensemble and the New Music Ensemble in Concert," with director Peter Jarvis, adjunct assistant professor of music, are among the exciting events happening at Connecticut College this December.

11/20/2009 - Audio Broadcast of Friday Night´s Season Opener Available Online
An audio broadcast of Friday night's season opener versus the Coast Guard is available online at the Sports Juice web site.

11/20/2009 - Castle Classic: Coast Guard 73, Connecticut College 60 McGuinness Nets Career-High with 14 Points for Camels
PURCHASE, N.Y.--Trip Fernandes (Branford, Conn.) poured in a game-high 17 points to lead the Coast Guard Academy Bears (2-1) to a 73-60 victory against Connecticut College (0-1) in the first round of the Castle Classic hosted by Manhattanville College in Purchase, N.Y.

11/20/2009 - Williams 3, Connecticut College 2 Parker Stops 32 Shots for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Matt Mascucci (Winthrop, Mass.) scored 58 seconds into overtime Friday night to lift the Williams College men´s hockey team to a 3-2 victory against Connecticut College in the season opener for both sides.

11/20/2009 - #6 Middlebury 3, Connecticut College 1 Kowtoniuk Scores for Camels, Christopher Closes in on 1,000th Save
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. - The sixth ranked Middlebury women´s hockey team defeated Connecticut College 3-1 in the season opener for both teams that was played at Kenyon Arena Friday night.

11/19/2009 - 'Make We Joy' at Connecticut College Dec. 6
Connecticut College presents "Make We Joy," a community celebration of the winter solstice featuring dance, drama and a performance by the Saint Nicholas Songsters, Dec. 6 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Harkness Chapel.

11/19/2009 - 2009-2010 Season Preview
The Connecticut College swimming and diving teams will open the season with a tri-meet against NESCAC rivals Middlebury and Tufts University this Saturday in Middlebury, Vt.

11/19/2009 - 2009-2010 Season Preview
The Connecticut College women´s basketball team will open the season this weekend with the Hampton Inn Classic at UMass Dartmouth. First year head coach Brian Wilson has brought a winning attitude with him after spending six years at perennial Division 1 powerhouse Holy Cross.

11/19/2009 - Coed Camels Place 5th in 16 Team Field at ACT
ITHACA, N.Y.--The Connecticut College coed sailing team visited the Empire State to compete in the Atlantic Coast Tournament at Cornell University this weekend. The Camels had a strong finish to the fall season, placing fifth in the 16 team field with a score of 53 points.

11/18/2009 - Julia Norton '09 wins national undergraduate paper competition
Julia Norton's 55-page research paper examining the politics of Islamic instruction in Germany's public schools won First Place in the 2009 Best Undergraduate Class Paper competition for Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society.

11/18/2009 - Five Questions: Kevin Coscarelli & Cara Flynn
The Connecticut College squash season is underway. Senior co-captains Kevin Coscarelli and Cara Flynn had a chance to check in with us before they headed off to Harvard for the opening weekend of play.

11/18/2009 - Camels Host Williams Friday Night for Season Opener
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College men´s hockey team will host William College Friday night at 7:00 p.m. in their home opener. Head coach Jim Ward and the Camels anticipate a capacity crowd of 800 at Dayton Arena and why shouldn´t they? They were a difficult team to beat on their home sheet in 2008-2009 with an impressive 9-2-2 record in New London

11/17/2009 - 2009-2010 Season Preview
The Connecticut College men´s basketball team enters the 2009-2010 season with great optimism. Although the Camels face the difficult challenge of replacing co-captains Billy Karis '09 (Potsdam, N.Y./Worcester Academy) and Ulises Veras ´09 (Lawrence, Mass./Proctor Academy) both of whom had their best seasons as seniors, the team will follow three year captain Shavar Bernier ´10 (Dover, N.H/Bridgton Academy) plus several experienced returnees in the 2010 campaign.

11/17/2009 - DeMais & Newman are AVCA All-Americans for Connecticut College
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Junior Marissa DeMais (Hillsdale, N.J.) and sophomore Amy Newman (Los Angeles, Calif.) have been named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-America Team for Connecticut College.

11/16/2009 - Pulitzer Prize Winner Junot Díaz at Connecticut College Dec. 2
Junot Díaz, author of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao," will host a reading and book signing at Connecticut College Dec. 2.

11/14/2009 - Mulcahy Finishes 47th at New England D. 3 Championship for Camels
CUMBERLAND, Maine.--Connecticut College junior Shawn Mulcahy (Lebanon, Conn.) posted a time of 26:28 to finish 47th on the 8k course in the New England Division III Championship at the Twin Brook Recreation Center in Cumberland, Maine Saturday. The Camels finished 15th out of 48 scoring teams with 490 points.

11/14/2009 - Dermody, Poole, & Bonito Set PRs to Lead Camels to 15th Place Finish at New England D. 3 Championship
CUMBERLAND, Maine.--Running the biggest the race of the season without Faye McKenna (Amston, Conn.) or Julianne Fowler (Guilford, Conn.) was not what anyone had hoped for, but the Camels rallied together on a rainy Saturday to finish 15th in the field of 45 scoring teams with a score of 483 points in the New England Division III Championship that was held at the Twin Brook Recreation Center in Cumberland, Maine.

11/13/2009 - Receptions, Head of the Charles and book talk draw Camel crowds
Sign up now for the holiday parties in Boston and New York City.

11/13/2009 - Announcements
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11/13/2009 - Friendly, smart, creative, fun
Describe your favorite Camel.

11/13/2009 - Announcements
Celebrate the holiday season with Connecticut College. The next Alumni Sons and Daughters Program is Feb.14-15. See the latest employment newsletters from CELS.

11/13/2009 - Connecticut College recognized as top Fulbright producer
Three students and one alum won the award this year.

11/13/2009 - Students explore the world without leaving the couch
International students share culture, music at the coffeehouse in KB.

11/13/2009 - College is bringing together alumni, students in new ways
Close to 1,500 alumni, parents and friends were on campus.

11/13/2009 - Student-athletes collect All-NESCAC and All-Academic accolades
Five Connecticut College student-athletes have earned All-NESCAC honors this fall, and three more have been named to CoSIDA/ ESPN The Magazine District One All-Academic teams.

11/13/2009 - DeMais & Newman Named to AVCA All-New England Team for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Junior Marissa DeMais (Hillsdale, N.J.) and sophomore Amy Newman (Los Angeles, Calif.) have been named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-New England Region Team for Connecticut College.

11/12/2009 - $500k gift will endow scholarship in honor of former chair of Connecticut College Board of Trustees
Jean Curtin Tempel, a 1965 alumna of Connecticut College and former vice chair of the college's Board of Trustees, has donated $500,000 to the college to endow a scholarship in honor of Barbara Shattuck Kohn, a 1972 alumna and immediate past chair of the Connecticut College Board of Trustees.

11/12/2009 - Prophet, Brown Garner All-NESCAC Honors for Connecticut College
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College junior forward Trevor Prophet of Nashua, N.H. and sophomore midfielder Oscar Brown of Ridgefield, Conn. have been named to the All-New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Men´s Soccer Team.

11/11/2009 - Glowing creatures create a buzz about science
Chemistry Professor Marc Zimmer calls them colleagues. Others call them salamanders, or, more specifically, axolotls. But most who come across the three glow-in-the-dark creatures in Hale Laboratory just call them "cool."

11/11/2009 - Lenzi Named First Team All-District 1 in CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Program
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College senior Mickey Lenzi of Hauppauge N.Y. has been named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine District One Men's Soccer All-Academic First Team.

11/11/2009 - Katz Named to District Team in CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Program
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College senior Sharon Katz of Barrington, R.I. has been named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine District One Women´s Soccer All-Academic Second Team.

11/11/2009 - Hine Named First Team All-NESCAC for Connecticut College
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College junior forward Abby Hine of Madison, Conn. has been honored as a First Team selection on the 2009 All-New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) squad.

11/11/2009 - DeMais & Newman Garner All-NESCAC Honors for Connecticut College
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Junior Marissa DeMais (Hillsdale, N.J.) and sophomore Amy Newman (Los Angeles, Calif.) have been named to the All-New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Volleyball team for Connecticut College.

11/10/2009 - Duncan Dayton '81 takes top honors in the American Le Mans Series
He uses Derek Jeter to inspire his racing team.

11/10/2009 - Hispanic studies brings an alumna and student together
Nicole Reiff '10 found Tara Mullins '04 through the Alumni Online Community.

11/10/2009 - Charles E. Roberts '76 buys millions of new and used books each year
The English major says Connecticut College fueled his love of reading.

11/10/2009 - Professor emeritus honored as outstanding educator
Scott Warren, the Jean C. Tempel '65 Professor Emeritus of Botany at Connecticut College, has received the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation's William A. Niering Outstanding Educator Award.

11/8/2009 - Bacon-Wilsterman Lead #19 Camels to Eighth Place Finish in 20 Team Field at Rhode Island State Championship
NEWPORT, R.I.--The Connecticut College coed sailing team competed at the Rhode Island State Championship Regatta in Newport, R.I. this weekend. The Camels, who have climbed all the way up to #19 in the latest Sailing World Magazine poll, placed eighth in the 20 team field with a score of 194 points.

11/7/2009 - NESCAC Championship Semifinal #2 Williams College 3, #3 Connecticut College 0
MEDFORD, Mass.--Second seeded Williams College (20-8) advanced into the Championship game for the fourth consecutive year with a 3-0 victory against Connecticut College (22-6) at Cousens Gymnasium in Medford, Mass.

11/7/2009 - Camels Finish 12th at ECAC Championship
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.--The Connecticut College women´s cross country team competed in the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championship at Mount Greylock Regional High School in Williamstown, Mass. Saturday. Running with their second group, the Camels placed 12th out of the 39 scoring teams with 391 points.

11/7/2009 - Duarte Finishes 75th at ECAC Championship
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.--The Connecticut College men´s cross country team competed in the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championship at Mount Greylock Regional High School in Williamstown, Mass. Saturday. The Camels placed 20th out of 43 scoring teams with 599 points.

11/6/2009 - Connecticut College establishes 'Think S.A.F.E.'
With a nearly $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women, Connecticut College is establishing a new program to address sexual assault, dating violence and stalking.

11/6/2009 - Video Webcast Available for Saturday´s Semifinal Match at Tufts
NEW LONDON, Conn.-Tufts University will provide a webcast of Saturday afternoon's Semifinal match-up between Williams and Connecticut College at this link.

11/6/2009 - #3 Connecticut College 3, #6 Trinity College 0 Camels Will Meet Williams Saturday at 3:30 p.m.
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Amy Newman (Los Angeles, Calif.) buried 16 kills and Marissa DeMais (Hillsdale, N.J.) dished out 34 assists to lead the Connecticut College volleyball team (22-5) to a 3-0 victory against Trinity College (13-10) in the first round of the 2009 NESCAC Volleyball Championship at Cousens Gymnasium Friday.

11/5/2009 - Kyle Joseph '12 is a philosophical musician
When Kyle Joseph '12 signed up for a philosophy class his freshman year, he had no idea that his music would be forever changed.

11/5/2009 - NESCAC Championship Notebook
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College volleyball team will be competing in its fifth consecutive New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Championship Quarterfinal this weekend. The third seeded Camels (21-5) will take on sixth seeded Trinity (13-9) Friday night in an 8:00 p.m. match up at Tufts University in Medford, Mass.

11/5/2009 - Four Camel Sailors Honored by NEISA
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College junior Maggie Shea (Wilmette, Ill.) and Kelly Arabia (Braintree, Mass.) have been honored as the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association´s Women´s Sailors of the Week.

11/2/2009 - Jennifer Hollis '95 helps families say good-bye to loved ones
Professor Frederick Paxton inspired her vocation.

11/2/2009 - 'Cutting edge' Calder Quartet to perform at Connecticut College Nov. 13
OnStage at Connecticut College presents the Calder Quartet on Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. in Evans Hall.

11/2/2009 - Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, theatrical performances and cultural discussions at Connecticut College this November
Art exhibits, musical and theatrical performances and cultural discussions fill the month of November at Connecticut College. The Grammy-winning Vanguard Jazz Orchestra and Robert Mankoff, cartoon editor for "The New Yorker," are among the exciting presenters coming to the college. All events are open to the public and free, unless otherwise noted.

11/1/2009 - #12 Camel Women Place Second in 16 Team Field at Victorian Coffee Urn Regatta
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--The Connecticut College women´s sailing competed in the Victorian Coffee Urn Regatta at Harvard University this weekend. The Camels, ranked #12 in the nation, sailed to a second place finish in the 16 team field with a score of 63 points.

11/1/2009 - Taylor (56th), Dermody (59th) Pace Camels at NESCAC Championship
MANCHESTER, Conn.--Kelsey Taylor (East Hampton, Conn.) and Kerry Dermody (Erieville, N.Y.) finished 56th and 59th as Connecticut College placed 10th in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Cross Country Championship at Wickham Park Sunday with a score of 280 points.

11/1/2009 - Wright Finishes 26th at NESCAC Championship
MANCHESTER, Conn.--Connecticut College sophomore Doug Wright (Darien, Conn.) posted a time of 27:35 on the 8k course at the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) men´s cross country championship held at Wickham Park Sunday.

11/1/2009 - #4 Trinity College 2, Connecticut College 1
HARTFORD, Conn.--Trinity College (14-1), ranked #4 in the nation, battled back from a 1-0 first half deficit to defeat Connecticut College (5-10) 2-1 in a NESCAC Championship Quarterfinal contest played on Sheppard Field Sunday.

11/1/2009 - #14 Williams College 3, Connecticut College 0 Camels (8-6-1) Complete Season with Program´s Best Record Since 1997
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.--A memorable season of Connecticut College men´s soccer came to an abrupt end Sunday when second seeded Williams College (12-2-1) defeated the Camels (8-6-1) 3-0 in a NESCAC Championship Quarterfinal game played on Cole Field.

10/31/2009 - Upset Minded Camels Visit Trinity for NESCAC Quarterfinal Sunday
NEW LONDON, Conn. -The Connecticut College field hockey team (5-9) will visit Trinity College (13-1) Sunday afternoon for a New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Championship Quarterfinal in Hartford, Conn.

10/31/2009 - Camels Visit Williams Sunday for NESCAC Quarterfinal
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College men´s soccer team (8-5-1) will visit Williams College (11-2-1) for a New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Championship Quarterfinal game Sunday afternoon at 12:30 p.m.

10/30/2009 - Connecticut College 3, Wesleyan University 2 Newman Erupts with 28 Kills & 21 Digs for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Amy Newman (Los Angeles, Calif.) exploded with 28 kills and 21 digs to rally the Connecticut College volleyball team (21-5, 8-2) in a 3-2 victory against Wesleyan University (13-13, 4-6) in front of a packed crowd of 200 fans at Luce Fieldhouse Friday night.

10/30/2009 - Wesleyan University 2, Connecticut College 0 Camels Will Visit Williams College Sunday for NESCAC Quarterfinal
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Asante Brooks (Princeton, N.J.) and Noah Schlesinger (Surrey, England) scored first half goals to lead visiting Wesleyan University (10-0-4, 6-0-3) to a 2-0 victory at Connecticut College (8-5-1, 5-4) Friday afternoon.

10/30/2009 - Wesleyan University 3, Connecticut College 2 Camels Will Visit Trinity for NESCAC Quarterfinal Sunday
NEW LONDON, Conn. --Liz Chabot (Rye, N.Y.) scored a goal in each half to lead the visiting Wesleyan University Cardinals (8-6, 3-6) to a 3-2 victory against Connecticut College (5-9, 3-6) in NESCAC field hockey action played on the Artificial Turf at Silfen Field Friday.

10/30/2009 - Wesleyan University 3, Connecticut College 0 Andrews Makes 14 Saves for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Wesleyan University women´s soccer team (8-5-1, 4-5) earned a 3-0 victory at Connecticut College (4-10, 0-9) Friday afternoon.

10/30/2009 - Murphy-Hagan Finishes 12th at Doc Seeley Invitational
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.--The Connecticut College women´s cross country team competed in the Doc Seeley Invitational at Williams College Friday.

10/29/2009 - Three teams qualify for the NESCAC Championships
Camel fans have a lot to cheer about this fall, as three Connecticut College teams compete for NESCAC championships.

10/29/2009 - Camel Athletics Hosts Four NESCAC Events in New London Friday
Connecticut College will host Wesleyan University for four NESCAC events Friday in New London. The Camels and Cardinals will collide in a 3:00 p.m. triple-header in field hockey and men´s and women´s soccer. Later on at 8:00 p.m., head coach Josh Edmed´s volleyball team will play its final home match of the regular season in Luce Fieldhouse.

10/28/2009 - Camel Trio Named to All-Tournament Team at D 3. Eastern Champ.
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Three Connecticut College men´s water polo players have been named to Division III Eastern Championship All-Tournament Team. Junior Sam Mitchell (Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.) was named to the first team while senior Brendan Kempf (Santa Monica, Calif.) and freshman Sam Burns (Albuquerque, N.M.) nabbed second team honors for head coach JJ Addison´s squad.

10/28/2009 - Connecticut College 3, RIC 0 Camels Secure Third 20 Win Season in Past Four Years
NEW LONDON, Conn.--For third time in the past four years, the Connecticut College volleyball team has reached the 20 win plateau. The Camels (20-5) received a balanced effort in a 3-0 victory at Rhode Island College (17-16) Wednesday night.

10/27/2009 - Keene State College 1, Connecticut College 0
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Shawn Shand (Keene, N.H.) chipped in his 10th goal of the season 8:34 into the second half to lead the Keene State College Owls (12-6) past the Connecticut College Camels(8-4-1) Tuesday in a 1-0 victory on the Artificial Turf at Silfen Field.

10/27/2009 - Connecticut College 5, Gordon College 2 Hine Supplies Goal, Assist in Offensive Uprising for Camels
WENHAM, Mass.--The Connecticut College field hockey team (5-8) erupted with three goals in a 6:21 span of the first half to build a 4-1 advantage and went on to defeat Gordon College (4-14) 5-2 in a non-conference game played at Wenham, Mass. Tuesday.

10/26/2009 - Jesse Friedman '02 gives high school students a chance to live abroad before college
As co-founder of Triskallian Tours, he believes in the importance of being a global citizen.

10/26/2009 - OnStage at Connecticut College hosts Grammy-winning Vanguard Jazz Orchestra Nov. 6
OnStage at Connecticut College is proud to host the Grammy-winning Vanguard Jazz Orchestra on Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. in John C. Evans Hall.

10/26/2009 - Collegiate Water Polo Camels Post 2-2 Record at D 3 Eastern Championship Mitchell-Burns Combine for 28 Goals on the weekend
WASHINGTON, Pa.--The Connecticut College men´s water polo team (3-14) competed in the Division III Eastern Championship at Washington & Jefferson College this weekend. The Camels posted a 2-2 record on the weekend to finish third in the four team tournament.

10/26/2009 - Camels Capture Bronze Medal at Quinsigamond Novice Challenge
WORCESTER, Mass.--The Connecticut College women´s rowing team headed north to Worcester, Mass. to compete in the Quinsigamond Novice Challenge this weekend. The Camels captured a bronze medal in the regatta by placing third in the 13 team field of competitors.

10/25/2009 - #12 Camel Women Place Ninth in 17 Team Field at Stu Nelson Regatta
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College women´s sailing team hosted the Stu Nelson Trophy Regatta on the Thames River this weekend. The Camels, who are ranked #12 in the latest ICSA poll, sailed to a ninth place finish in the 17 team field of competitors.

10/24/2009 - Connecticut College 3, Colby College 1 Wagner Scores Two Goals, Camels Clinch NESCAC Playoff Berth
NEW LONDON, Conn. --Hanna Wagner (Sudbury, Mass.) scored a goal in each half and Kelsey Nickerson (Weston, Mass.) chipped in with a score to lead the Connecticut College field hockey team (4-8, 3-5) to a 3-1 victory against Colby College (5-8, 17) on the Artificial Turf at Silfen Field Saturday.

10/24/2009 - Connecticut College 1, Colby College 0 Brown´s Goal Propels Camels to Victory
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Oscar Brown (Ridgefield, Conn.) accounted for the lone tally of the game in the 11th minute of action to lead the Connecticut College men´s soccer team (8-3-1, 5-3) to a 1-0 victory against Colby College (4-7-2, 1-6-1) in front of 400 fans on the Artificial Turf at Silfen Field.

10/24/2009 - Poole Garners All Invitational Honors at Wellesley
WELLESLEY, Mass.--The Connecticut College women´s cross country competed in the Wellesley College Invitational Saturday. The Camels finished third out of the four scoring teams with 87 points.

10/24/2009 - Colby College 2, Connecticut College 0
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Katie Palano (Wakefield, Mass.) netted a pair of second half goals 3:03 apart to lead the visiting Colby College women´s soccer team (6-6-1, 2-5-1) to a 2-0 victory at Connecticut College (4-9, 0-8) Saturday.

10/24/2009 - Camels Top Endicott, Fall to Coast Guard
BEVERLY, Mass.-The Connecticut College volleyball team (19-5) earned a split in a pair of non-conference matches at Endicott College Saturday.

10/23/2009 - Threat of rain leads to changes for some Fall Weekend events
The times and location of several Fall Weekend events have changed in anticipation of rain on Saturday.

10/22/2009 - Connecticut College Revises Schedule for Saturday´s Home Games
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College athletic schedule for Saturday´s home games against Colby College has been revised.

10/22/2009 - Three Camels to Gain Induction into Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College Athletic Hall of Fame will welcome three new inductees in a special ceremony held on Saturday, Oct. 24 in New London. The class of 2009 includes: Kim Holliday McEldeerry ´97 (field hockey), Susan Mabrey Gaud ´68 P´07 (tennis, field hockey, basketball, lacrosse), and Sarah Pitt-Del Cristo ´86 (swimming).

10/22/2009 - Connecticut College 3, Salve Regina University 0 Barrett Leads Camels to Fifth Straight Win
NEWPORT, R.I.--Molly Barrett (Medfield, Mass.) registered a .556 hitting percentage with 10 kills on 18 attempts and no errors to lead the Connecticut College Camels (18-4) to their fifth straight win in a convincing 3-0 triumph at Salve Regina University (8-16) Thursday.

10/22/2009 - Babson College 5, Connecticut College 3 Camels Host Colby Saturday Morning at 10:00 a.m.
BABSON PARK, Mass. - Babson College erupted with five unanswered goals in a 24-minute stretch to defeat visiting Connecticut College, 5-3, in a non-conference contest at Babson´s MacDowell Field on Thursday afternoon.

10/21/2009 - Controversial Philosopher Peter Singer comes to Connecticut College Oct. 23
Controversial philosopher Peter Singer is coming to Connecticut College to discuss his most recent book, "The Life You Can Save," in which he argues that people in affluent countries should give generously to help fight world poverty, Friday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m.

10/21/2009 - Connecticut College 2, Tufts University 0 Camels Clinch Berth in 2009 NESCAC Championship Tournament
MEDFORD, Mass. --The Connecticut College men´s soccer team (7-3-1, 4-3) clinched a playoff berth in the 2009 NESCAC Championship Tournament with a 2-0 victory against Tufts University (2-8-2, 0-6-2) at Bello Field.

10/21/2009 - Connecticut College 4, Mitchell College 0
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College women´s soccer team (4-8) erupted with three goals in a span of 14:25 and went on to defeat Mitchell College (4-9) 4-0 in a non-conference contest played on Tempel Green Wednesday.

10/20/2009 - Wright Honored as NESCAC Performer of the Week
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College sophomore Doug Wright of Darien, Conn. has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference Men´s Cross Country Performer of the Week.

10/19/2009 - 'Staying Connected:' Fall Weekend to draw over 1,000 to campus
Highlights include Saturday Seminars and lots of music, food and fun.

10/19/2009 - Frank Loomis Palmer Fund grant supports Connecticut College's community outreach programs
Connecticut College has been awarded almost $40,000 in grants from the Frank Loomis Palmer Fund to support the college's community mentorship programs and the Connecticut College Children´s Program.

10/19/2009 - Silverpoint exhibit at Connecticut College Nov. 4 - Dec. 10
The Connecticut College Art Department is proud to present "Re-inventing Silverpoint, An Ancient technique for the 21st Century" in the galleries at the Cummings Arts Center. The exhibit will feature silverpoint works by a number of prominent artists from Nov. 4 - Dec. 10.

10/19/2009 - Women's Volleyball surprises with 17- 4 record
After graduating three key players, the Women's Volleyball team was not expected to be as strong as it was last year, and yet the team has emerged as the college's "dark horse" - or perhaps, more appropriately, the "dark camel."

10/19/2009 - Camels Finish 10th out of 29 Teams in Varsity Four at Head of the Charles
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--The Connecticut College women´s rowing team competed in the 45th annual Head of the Charles Regatta in Cambridge Saturday.

10/19/2009 - Smith & Heupel Shine for Camels at NEWITT
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Camels competed in the New England Women´s Intercollegiate Tennis Tournament this weekend. Head coach Paul Huch was pleased with the efforts of freshman Cassie Smith (Shelburne, Vt.) and junior Becca Heupel (Eden Prairie, Minn.).

10/18/2009 - Camels Place Ninth in 20 Team Field at Captain Hurst Bowl
HANOVER, N.H.--The Connecticut College coed sailing team headed north to Lake Mascoma to compete in the Captain Hurst Bowl at Dartmouth College this weekend. The Camels placed ninth in the 20 team field with a score of 76 points.

10/18/2009 - Mitchell Scores 11 Goals in Four Home Matches for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College men´s water polo team hosted Northern Division water polo action at Lott Natatorium this weekend.

10/17/2009 - Connecticut College Sweeps Pair of NESCAC Matches at Trinity Surging Camels (17-4) Have Won Nine out of 10
HARTFORD, Conn.--The Connecticut College volleyball team continues to build momentum as they head towards the end of the regular and the team´s fifth straight appearance in the New England Small College Athletic Conference Championship Tournament.

10/17/2009 - Wright-Mulcahy Lead Camels at Plansky Invitational
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.--The Connecticut College men´s cross country team competed in the Williams College 8k Plansky Invitational Saturday afternoon. The Camels finished one point behind RPI in third place with a score of 56 points in the six team field.

10/17/2009 - Camels Place Five Runners in Top 10 at Plansky Invitational
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.--The Connecticut College women´s cross country visited Western Massachusetts Saturday to compete in the Williams College Plansky 6k Invitational. The Camels placed five of their runners in the top 10 to finish second in the six team field with a score of 32 points.

10/17/2009 - #11 Middlebury College 4, Connecticut College 1 Hine Tallies Fifth Goal of Season for Camels
MIDDLEBURY, Vt.--Connecticut College (3-7, 2-5) battled 11th ranked Middlebury College (8-3, 4-3) in a scoreless contest for 45 minutes but the Panthers erupted with two goals in a span of 3:59 in the second half and went on to defeat the Camels 4-1.

10/17/2009 - #22 Middlebury College 6, Connecticut College 0 Ross Records 11 Saves for Camels
MIDDLEBURY, Vt--Annie Rowell (Craftsbury, Vt.) and Amy Schlueter (San Francisco, Calif.) scored two goals each to lead the Middlebury College Panthers (8-1-1, 6-1-1) to a 6-0 victory against Connecticut College (3-8, 0-7) in NESCAC women´s soccer action played on Dragone Field Saturday.

10/17/2009 - Middlebury College 3, Connecticut College 0 Martland Stops Six Panther Shots for Camels
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. - Middlebury College (6-3-2, 2-2-2) recorded a 3-0 victory against visiting Connecticut College (6-3-1, 3-3) in NESCAC men´s soccer action played at Middlebury, Vt. Saturday afternoon.

10/15/2009 - Alumni value networking
What events are coming to your area?

10/15/2009 - Announcements
Honor your student through the Parents Fund. Connecticut College will be in Naples Nov. 12. Founding member of Jamaica Forum for Lesbians, All-Sexuals and Gays to speak Fall Weekend.

10/15/2009 - OnStage brings Grammy-winning jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves to Connecticut College Oct. 24
OnStage at Connecticut College presents Dianne Reeves: Strings Attached featuring Russell Malone and Romero Lubambo on Oct. 24 at 8 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium.

10/15/2009 - People of all ages are invited to enjoy star gazing and more at Connecticut College Oct. 24
Connecticut College is celebrating the International Year of Astronomy with a Fall Star Party featuring telescopic star and planet viewing and activities for people of all ages, Saturday, Oct. 24, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Olin Observatory, Olin Science Center.

10/15/2009 - Fitzgerald Finishes 49th at Chicago Marathon
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Camel men´s cross country program is celebrating some exciting news on the alumni front. Assistant coach and former All-American Adam Fitzgerald ´03 raced to a 49th place finish at the Chicago Marathon this past weekend.

10/15/2009 - David Marshall ´09 Honored on ICSA All-Academic Team
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) has recognized 20 outstanding scholar athletes by their selection to the 2009 ICSA All Academic Sailing Team. David Marshall ´09 of Jamestown, R.I. has been honored as a First Team selection for the Connecticut College sailing program.

10/14/2009 - Two history professors awarded NEH fellowships
Topics: the influence of Islam on Russian imperialism and translation of a 2nd century Chinese text.

10/14/2009 - Senior stars in clothing ad
The English major - and the College - are featured in a new clothing ad.

10/14/2009 - Professor explores Star Trek sexuality and Hollywood masculinity in new books
Professor Greven explores Star Trek sexuality and Hollywood masculinity.

10/14/2009 - Lauren Matison '06 finds success with green travel blog
Lauren Matison '06 has green getaways for Manhattanites.

10/14/2009 - Smalley and friends will be featured from Oct. 17-Nov.14
New London show celebrates their connections.

10/14/2009 - Threatened protest by an outside group never materialized
College was one of 150 global venues to stage the sequel to Matthew Shepard story on Oct. 12.

10/14/2009 - Sachs is director of The Earth Institute
He was twice named one of Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People in the World."

10/14/2009 - Controversial Philosopher Peter Singer comes to Connecticut College Oct. 23
Controversial philosopher Peter Singer is coming to Connecticut College to discuss his most recent book, "The Life You Can Save," in which he argues that people in affluent countries should give generously to help fight world poverty, Friday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m.

10/14/2009 - Providence Journal publishes op-ed by President Leo I. Higdon Jr.
Connecticut College President Leo I. Higdon Jr. published an op-ed in today's Providence Journal that gives advice to high school students and their parents on how to find the college with the best fit, the best education and the best value.

10/14/2009 - Provocative artist Miguel Gutierrez to perform 'Retrospective Exhibitionist' free Oct. 16
Provocative artist Miguel Gutierrez will perform his emotionally-charged work, "Retrospective Exhibitionist," free in Connecticut College's Meyer's Studio Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. The performance contains nudity and strong emotions.

10/14/2009 - Brown University 22, Connecticut College 8 Mitchell Leads Camels with 14 Goals Scored
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Brown University (10-6) defeated Connecticut College (1-8) 22-8 in a Northern Division water polo match played at Lott Natatorium Tuesday night.

10/14/2009 - Brown University 22, Connecticut College 8 Mitchell Leads Camels with 14 Goals Scored
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Brown University (10-6) defeated Connecticut College (1-8) 22-8 in a Northern Division water polo match played at Lott Natatorium Tuesday night.

10/14/2009 - Connecticut College 3, Mitchell College 0 Prophet Gives Mariners Headache with Hat-Trick Wednesday
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Trevor Prophet (Nashua, N.H.) tallied his first collegiate hat trick to lead the Connecticut College men´s soccer team (6-2-1) to a 3-0 shutout victory against Mitchell College (4-7) on Tempel Green Wednesday.

10/14/2009 - Tufts 3, Connecticut College 0 Camels Visit Middlebury Saturday
SOMERVILLE, Mass.--Whitney Hardy (Truckee, Calif.) tallied two scores in the opening 15 minutes of regulation to lead Tufts University (6-4, 4-2) to its fourth straight win in a 3-0 victory against Connecticut College (3-7, 0-6) on Kraft Field.

10/14/2009 - #3 Tufts University 8, Connecticut College 1
MEDFORD, Mass. --Junior Tamara Brown (Annandale, Va.) had a hat trick to lead third ranked Tufts University (10-0, 6-0) to an 8-1 victory against Connecticut College in NESCAC field hockey action played at Bello Field Wednesday.

10/13/2009 - Connecticut College 3, ECSU 0 Camels Improve to 15-4 with Shutout Win in New London
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College volleyball team improved to 15-4 with a 3-0 shutout victory against Eastern Connecticut State University (10-13) at Luce Fieldhouse Tuesday night. Rachel Schroff (Palos Verdes, Calif.) had eight kills and nine digs to lead the hosts to their seventh win in the last eight outings.

10/12/2009 - Announcements
When publicizing your achievements, don't forget to mention Connecticut College. Connecticut College will be in Naples Nov. 12. Founding member of Jamaica Forum for Lesbians, All-Sexuals and Gays to speak Fall Weekend.

10/12/2009 - Two Connecticut College history professors awarded NEH fellowships
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded $50,400 fellowships to professors Eileen Kane and Sarah Queen for special research projects in the humanities.

10/12/2009 - Schroff Honored as NESCAC Player of the Week
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College freshman Rachel Schroff of Palos Verdes, Calif. has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Volleyball Player of the Week.

10/10/2009 - Camels Finish 8th out of 35 Teams at Disney Classic McKenna-Taylor Lead Camels in Orlando
ORLANDO, Fla.--The Connecticut College women´s cross country visited the Sunshine State this weekend to compete at the Walt Disney World Cross Country Classic in Orlando. The Camels had a successful trip, finishing eighth out of 38 teams with a score of 265 points in a deep field that included teams from major conferences in Division I, II and III.

10/10/2009 - Wright is Ninth Division III Runner at All-New England Championship
BOSTON, Mass.--Connecticut College sophomore Doug Wright (Darien, Conn.) posted a time of 25:37 to finish 40th overall and ninth among Division III competition in the All-New England Championship at Franklin Park Saturday.

10/10/2009 - Camels Earn Split with Hamilton & Williams Shragge Contributes Five Kills in Hamilton Win
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College earned a split in a pair of NESCAC matches played at Luce Fieldhouse Saturday.

10/10/2009 - Camel Women Place Third out of 11 Teams in Varsity Four at Snake Regatta
WORCESTER, Mass.--The Connecticut College women´s rowing team opened the fall season with the Snake Regatta on Lake Quinsigamond in Central Massachusetts Saturday. The Camels had a successful start of the season in both the four and the eight women regattas.

10/10/2009 - #24 Trinity College 2, Connecticut College 1 Thiam Scores Goal for Camels
HARTFORD, Conn.--Sophomore Peter Marlette (Buffalo, N.Y.) scored a goal in each half to lead 24th ranked Trinity College (7-1-1, 3-1-1) to a 2-1 NESCAC triumph against Connecticut College (5-2-1, 3-2) in Hartford Saturday.

10/10/2009 - #6 Trinity College 3, Connecticut College 0
HARTFORD, Conn.--The sixth ranked Trinity College field hockey team (9-0, 6-0) posted a 3-0 shutout victory against Connecticut College (3-5, 2-3) in a NESCAC game played on Robin Sheppard Field Saturday.

10/10/2009 - Trinity College 4, Connecticut College 0
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Leigh Howard (Bethany, Conn.) tallied two goals and assisted on a third score to lead Trinity College (3-2-2, 2-2-1) to a 4-0 victory against Connecticut College (3-6, 0-5) in NESCAC women´s soccer action played on Campus Field Saturday.

10/9/2009 - Fall sports in photos: Men's soccer off to best start in 16 years
With several weeks of play to go, fall sports are off to an exciting start.

10/9/2009 - Hundreds to discuss undocumented immigration at three-day conference Oct. 16-18
More than 300 scholars, health and social-service providers, attorneys, educators, immigrants and government personnel will gather at Connecticut College Oct. 16 -18 to address one of the most pressing issues of our time: undocumented Hispanic immigration.

10/9/2009 - Connecticut College 3, Middlebury College 0 DeMais Racks Up 35 Assists & 15 Digs-Camels Earn Fifth Straight Win
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College volleyball team (13-3, 4-1) cruised to its fifth straight victory with a 3-0 blanking of Middlebury College (10-4, 1-2) at Luce Fieldhouse Friday night. Junior setter Marissa DeMais (Hillsdale, N.J.) posted a double-double with 35 assists and 15 digs to lead the Camels in the triumph.

10/9/2009 - Harvard University 13, Connecticut College 4 Matzinger Leads Camels with 10 Goals Scored this Season
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--The Harvard University Crimson (5-12) earned a 13-4 victory against Connecticut College (0-4) in a Northern Division match up played at the Blodgett Pool Thursday night.

10/8/2009 - Weekend Preview with Meg Christman & Lauren Wise
This weekend, Connecticut College volleyball takes center stage in New London. The Camels (12-3, 3-1 NESCAC) will host three matches at Luce Fieldhouse, commencing with Friday night´s 6:00 p.m. matchup versus Middlebury. We had a chance to catch up with senior captains Meg Christman and Lauren Wise, who are pumped up for what promises to be an exhilarating weekend of NESCAC action.

10/7/2009 - Behan Fravel Gifford '92 and her family begin their journey sailing down the West Coast
To them, the trip isn't a vacation. 'It's a lifestyle choice.'

10/7/2009 - Connecticut College 1, Babson 1 2OT Tie Christensen Scores in 90th Minute-Camels Extend Unbeaten Streak to Five Games
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Graham Christensen (Darien, Conn.) put in the equalizer with 32 seconds remaining in regulation to lift the Connecticut College men´s soccer team (5-1-1) to a point in a 1-1 tie against Babson College (7-4-1) in a closely contested battle between regionally ranked teams Wednesday.

10/6/2009 - Red Hot Camels (5-1) Host Babson Wednesday in New London
NEW LONDON, Conn. -The Connecticut College men´s soccer team (5-1) will host Babson College (7-4) Wednesday afternoon in a 4:00 p.m. game on Tempel Green.

10/4/2009 - Camels Finish in Second Place Tie at Stonehill Invitational
EASTON, Mass.--The Connecticut College men´s tennis team (1-1) visited Stonehill College for the Skyhawk Invitational this weekend. The Camels scored 14 points to finish in a second place tie with the College of the Holy Cross and tournament host Stonehill.

10/4/2009 - #18 Camels Finish Ninth out of 27 Teams at Professor Smith Regatta
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--The Connecticut College coed sailing team competed in the Professor Smith Regatta at MIT this weekend. The Camels, ranked #18 in the Intercollegiate Sailing Association National Poll, finished ninth out of 27 teams with a score of 154 points.

10/3/2009 - Saturday´s NESCAC Games Moved Due to Rainy Forecast
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The NESCAC triple-header scheduled between Bowdoin College and Connecticut College will be played today as scheduled but some of the venues have been changed due to the rainy forecast for the Shoreline.

10/3/2009 - Connecticut College 1, Bowdoin College 0 2OT Prophet Supplies Game-Winner-5-1 Camels Off to Program´s Fastest Start Since 1993
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Trevor Prophet (Nashua, N.H.) buried a direct kick from 20 yards out with 6:22 remaining in the second overtime session Saturday, lifting the Connecticut College Camels (5-1, 3-1) to their fourth straight victory, a 1-0 blanking of Bowdoin College (5-2, 3-2) on the Artificial Turf at Silfen Field.

10/3/2009 - #13 Bowdoin College 1, Connecticut College 0
NEW LONDON, Conn. --Shavonne Lord (Shrewsbury, Mass.) scored 2:42 into the second half Saturday to lead the 13th ranked Bowdoin College Polar Bears (5-2, 2-2) to a 1-0 victory against Connecticut College (3-4, 2-2) in NESCAC field hockey action played on the Artificial Turf at Silfen Field.

10/3/2009 - Bowdoin College 4, Connecticut College 0
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Ellery Gould (East Sandwich, Mass.) had a hat-trick with three scores to lead visiting Bowdoin College (4-3, 2-2) to a 4-0 NESCAC victory against Connecticut College (3-5, 0-4) in a game that was played on the Coast Guard Turf Field Saturday.

10/3/2009 - Connecticut College 3, Colby College 1 Surging Camels Cruise to Fourth Straight Win
MIDDLETOWN, Conn.--The Connecticut College volleyball team (12-3, 3-1) earned a 3-1 victory against Colby College (4-11, 0-4) in NESCAC volleyball action played at Wesleyan University Saturday.

10/2/2009 - Silverpoint exhibit at Connecticut College Nov. 4 - Dec. 10
The Connecticut College Art Department is proud to present "Re-inventing Silverpoint, An Ancient Technique for the 21st Century" in the galleries at the Cummings Art Center. The exhibit will feature silverpoint works by a number of prominent artists from Nov. 5 - Dec. 10.

10/2/2009 - Connecticut College 3, Bates College 0 Wise Buries 1,000th Kill for Camels
MIDDLETOWN, Conn.--The Connecticut College volleyball team (11-3, 2-1) cruised to a 3-0 victory against Bates College (8-3, 0-3) in NESCAC women´s volleyball action played at Wesleyan University Friday night. Senior Lauren Wise (Oakton, Va.) buried her 1,000th kill in the victory.

10/1/2009 - onStage at Connecticut College presents 'The Laramie Project: Ten Years After - An Epilogue' Oct. 12
OnStage at Connecticut College is presenting the compelling and groundbreaking play, "The Laramie Project: Ten Years After - An Epilogue," on Oct. 12, the 11th anniversary of the murder of Matthew Shepard.

10/1/2009 - Dance performances, cultural discussions and scientific lectures planned at Connecticut College this October
Connecticut College is hosting a number of exciting performances and events in October, including the Martha Graham Dance Company, star gazing, scientific lectures and cultural discussions focused on everything from gender to immigration.

10/1/2009 - Women´s Soccer Game Designated as Code Blue Game by SAAC
Week four of the NESCAC fall sports season has arrived and the Camel soccer and field hockey teams are ready to host Bowdoin College Saturday for an exciting triple-header in New London.

10/1/2009 - Connecticut College 6, Coast Guard 3 Weisberger Leads Camels to First Win of Season
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College men´s tennis team evened its record at 1-1 with a 6-3 triumph against the Coast Guard (2-2) in a match played on the South Tennis Courts Thursday.

09/30/2009 - WECS Audio Broadcast Available for Eastern Connecticut Game
The Connecticut College-Eastern Connecticut State University women's soccer game can be heard online at this link.

09/30/2009 - Wellesley College 3, Connecticut College 1
NEW LONDON, Conn. --Kate Cushing (Danvers, Mass.) tallied a goal and an assist to lead the Wellesley College field hockey team (6-3) to a 3-1 victory at Connecticut College (3-3) Wednesday.

09/30/2009 - ECSU 2, Connecticut College 1 Palatino Scores Second Half Goal for Camels
MANSFIELD, Conn.--Sarah Swann (Oxford, Conn.) scored a goal in each half of action Wednesday to lead the Eastern Connecticut State University Warriors (5-3-1) to a 2-1 victory against Connecticut College (3-4) at the Mansfield Outdoor Complex.

09/29/2009 - #18 Camels Finish Third at NE Sloop Championship
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College coed sailing team competed in the New England Sloop Championship on the Thames River this weekend. The Camels, ranked #18 in the Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) National Poll, placed third in the 10 team field with 41 points.

09/29/2009 - Connecticut College 2, UMass Dartmouth 0 Louria Scores Two Goals for Camels
NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass.--Freshman midfielder David Louria (Brookside, N.J.) scored two goals to lead the visiting Connecticut College men´s soccer team (4-1) to a 2-0 win at Umass Dartmouth (6-2) Tuesday. Alex Martland (Marblehead, Mass.) made three saves en route to his second shutout of the season for the Camels.

09/29/2009 - Connecticut College 3, St Joseph´s College 0 Ketcham Contributes 26 Assists & 6 Aces for Camels
WEST HARTFORD, Conn.--Katie Ketcham (San Francisco, Calif.) had 26 assists and six aces to lead the Connecticut College volleyball team (10-3) to a 3-0 victory at St. Joseph´s College (5-8) Tuesday night.

09/28/2009 - Leading experts, professionals and immigrants to discuss undocumented immigration at Connecticut College's three-day conference
More than 300 scholars, health and social-service providers, attorneys, educators, immigrants and government personnel will gather at Connecticut College Oct. 16 - 18 to address one of the most pressing issues of our time: undocumented Hispanic immigration.

09/28/2009 - Matzinger Leads Camels with Seven Goals in Early Season
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College men´s water polo team (0-4) season is underway. Senior tri-captain Connor Matzinger (Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.) leads the club with seven scores in the early season.

09/28/2009 - Men´s Soccer stuns second-ranked Amherst in home opener
New men´s soccer coach Kenny Murphy led the Men´s Soccer team to a stunning 4-1 victory against previously unbeaten Amherst College, the second ranked team in the nation.

09/28/2009 - Hine Honored as NESCAC Player of the Week
NEW LONDON, Conn. -- Connecticut College junior Abby Hine of Madison, Conn. has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Field Hockey Player of the Week.

09/28/2009 - Prophet Honored as NESCAC Player of the Week
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College junior Trevor Prophet of Nashua, N.H. has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Men´s Soccer Player of the Week.

09/26/2009 - Connecticut College 4, #2 Amherst College 1 Camels Stun Second Ranked Lord Jeffs in Home Opener
NEW LONDON, Conn. --Connecticut College men´s soccer fans waited three weeks to watch the team on their beloved Green in the home opener. Saturday afternoon, head coach Kenny Murphy and the Camels (3-1, 2-1 NESCAC) awarded their patient followers with a stunning 4-1 victory against the second ranked team in the nation, the previously undefeated Amherst College Lord Jeffs (3-1, 2-1).

09/26/2009 - Connecticut College 2, #16 Amherst College 1 Baker´s Dozen for Quinn Leads Camels to NESCAC Win
NEW LONDON, Conn. -Steph Quinn (Arlington, Mass.) recorded 10 of her 13 saves in the second half of action Saturday to lead the Connecticut College field hockey team (3-2, 2-1) to a 2-1 victory against Amherst College (4-2, 2-2), the 16th ranked team in the nation.

09/26/2009 - #16 Amherst College 2, Connecticut College 0 Lowitt Records 19 Saves for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Senior midfielder Meg Murphy (Springfield, Mass.) scored in the 57th of minute of action to lead visiting Amherst College (4-1, 3-0) to a 2-0 NESCAC victory at Connecticut College Saturday (3-3, 0-3).

09/26/2009 - Camels Finish Third in 15 Team Field at MIT Invitational
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--The Connecticut College volleyball team (9-3) posted a 3-1 record this weekend to finish third in the 15 team field at the MIT Invitational. Junior setter Marissa DeMais (Hillsdale, N.J.) was honored on the All-Tournament team for the Camels.

09/26/2009 - McKenna, Taylor Lead Camels to Third Place Tie in Home Invitational
WATERFORD, Conn.-Junior Faye McKenna (Amston, Conn.) posted a time of 22:37 to finish third in the field of 197 runners at Harkness State Park Saturday in the Connecticut College 6k Invitational. Kelsey Taylor (East Hampton, Conn.) placed 10th with a time of 23:11, helping the Camels secure a third place finish in the 16 team field with a score of 92 points.

09/26/2009 - Camels Place Sixth out of 17 Teams at Home Invitational
WATERFORD, Conn.--The Connecticut College men´s cross country hosted its home invitational at Harkness State Park Saturday. Sophomore Doug Wright (Darien, Conn.) posted a time of 25:34 to finish sixth on the 8k course, earning a spot on the All-Invitational Team for the Camels.

09/25/2009 - College awarded more than $1.6 million in faculty research grants
Connecticut College has been awarded more than $1.6 million in faculty research grants since the beginning of summer 2009. The grants support projects in various fields of study, with the majority supporting research in the sciences.

09/25/2009 - Camel Sports Teams Prepare for Super Saturday of Athletic Action
After spending the first two weeks on the road, Connecticut College gets its first taste of NESCAC fall fun this Saturday.

09/25/2009 - Camels Sweep First Two Matches at MIT DeMais Tallies 79 Assists in Two Wins for Surging Camels
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--The Connecticut College volleyball team (8-2) won its first two matches at the MIT Invitational Friday night in Cambridge, Mass.

09/24/2009 - Star gazing, cultural discussions and scientific lectures planned at Connecticut College this October
Connecticut College is hosting a number of exciting events in October, including star gazing, scientific lectures and cultural discussions focused on everything from gender to immigration. All events are open to the public and free, unless otherwise noted.

09/24/2009 - Surf, Turf and Murph Saturday for Camel Sports Teams
After spending the first two weeks on the road, Connecticut College gets its first taste of NESCAC fall fun this weekend. It´s a Surf, Turf, and Murph Saturday that Camels fans won´t want to miss out on.

09/23/2009 - Connecticut College awarded more than $1.6 million in faculty research grants
Connecticut College has been awarded more than $1.6 million in faculty research grants since the beginning of summer 2009. The grants support projects in various fields of study, with the majority supporting research in the sciences.

09/23/2009 - Connecticut College 3, Mitchell College 0 Lasher Leads Camels to Victory in Home Opener
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College volleyball team (6-2) cruised to a 3-0 victory against Mitchell College (1-2) at Luce Fieldhouse Wednesday night. The Camels posted 25-8, 25-11, and 25-18 scores en route to the shutout win.

09/23/2009 - Connecticut College 3, Coast Guard 2 Hancock´s Goal in 89th Minute Lifts Camels to Victory
NEW LONDON, Conn. --Isaac Hancock (Gettysburg, Pa.) deposited a header into the back of the net on a cross from Mike Crosby (Sudbury, Mass.) in the 89th minute of action that lifted the Connecticut College men´s soccer team (2-1) to 3-2 victory at the Coast Guard (3-4) Wednesday night.

09/23/2009 - Connecticut College 3, Coast Guard 2 Hancock´s Goal in 89th Minute Lifts Camels to Victory
NEW LONDON, Conn. --Isaac Hancock (Gettysburg, Pa.) deposited a header on a cross from Mike Crosby (Sudbury, Mass.) in the 89th minute that lifted the Connecticut College men´s soccer team (2-1) to 3-2 nail-biting victory at the Coast Guard (3-4) Tuesday night. Junior Trevor Prophet (Nashua, N.H.) tallied two first half scores for the Camels, who improved their mark to 21-9-2 in the longstanding rivalry of neighboring institutions.

09/23/2009 - Connecticut College 7, Mount Holyoke 2 Smith, Heupel Lead Camels to Victory
SOUTH HADLEY, Mass.--The Connecticut College women´s tennis team (1-0) collected a 7-2 victory against Mount Holyoke College (0-2) at the Mount Holyoke Tennis Courts Tuesday. Cassie Smith (Shelburne, Vt.) and Becca Heupel (Eden Prairie, Minn.) paved the way to the victory for the visitors with dominating straight set wins at #1 and 2 singles.

09/22/2009 - Class of 2013 makes YouTube debut
The Class of 2013 has only been on campus for a few weeks, but already they are making their mark. A new video on Connecticut College's YouTube channel shows how the newest Camels are enjoying classes, meeting new friends and settling in to campus life.

09/22/2009 - Connecticut College 2, UMass-Dartmouth 1 OT Driscoll-Katz Connect on Game-Winner for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Chelsea Johnson (Portland, Maine) scored the equalizing goal with a penalty kick in the 83rd minute of play and Katelyn Driscoll (Peabody, Mass.) tallied the game-winner 3:15 into the extra session to lead the Connecticut College women´s soccer team (3-2) past UMass-Dartmouth (4-4) in a 2-1 nail-biting victory on Tempel Green Tuesday.

09/22/2009 - Connecticut College 5, ECSU 0 Camels Explode with Four Second Half Scores Tuesday
NEW LONDON, Conn. --Abby Hine (Madison, Conn.) accounted for a goal and an assist and Jennifer Wallace (Farmington, Maine) scored her sixth goal in the past six games to lead the Connecticut College field hockey team (2-2) in a 5-0 blanking of Eastern Connecticut State University (1-5) Tuesday.

09/22/2009 - Manhattanville 6, Connecticut College 3 King, Tasi Post Singles Wins for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Manhattanville College evened its record at 1-1 with a 6-3 victory against Connecticut College (0-1) Tuesday.

09/21/2009 - Expert to discuss pluralism in American Judaism at Connecticut College Oct. 1
Deborah Dash Moore, the Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of History at the University of Michigan, will give a talk, "Pluralism in American Judaism: Historical Perspectives," at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 1 in the Charles Chu Asian Art Reading Room, Shain Library, Connecticut College. The event is free and open to the public.

09/19/2009 - Camels Place 10th in 46 Team Field at UMass-Dartmouth
NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass.--Junior Faye McKenna (Amston, Conn.) posted a time of 18:58 en route to a 21st place finish in the field of 301 runners at UMass Dartmouth Saturday, earning a spot on the All-Invitational Team for Connecticut College.

09/19/2009 - Camels Earn Weekend Split at Tufts
MEDFORD, Mass.--The Connecticut College volleyball team (5-2, 1-1) visited Tufts University for the opening weekend of New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) play.

09/19/2009 - #3 William College 5, Connecticut College 0
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.-Williams College (4-0, 2-0) scored three goals in the opening 11:29 and never looked back in a 5-0 NESCAC victory against Connecticut College (2-2, 0-2) Saturday

09/19/2009 - Williams College 4, Connecticut College 0
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.-Charles Romero (Mansfield, Mass.) erupted with a hat-trick Saturday to lead the Williams College Ephs (2-0-1, 1-0-1) to a 4-0 victory against Connecticut College (1-1, 1-1) in NESCAC men´s soccer action Saturday.

09/19/2009 - Williams College 2, Connecticut College 1 Brennan Contributes with 11 Saves for Camels
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.--Anne de Saint Phalle (Bronxville, N.Y.) put in the go-ahead score with 4:58 remaining in regulation as Williams College (2-2, 2-0) was able to overcome a first-half deficit in a 2-1 NESCAC victory against Connecticut College (1-2, 1-1) Saturday.

09/19/2009 - Wright Finishes 76th at Iona Meet of Champions
RIVERDALE, N.Y. --The Connecticut College men´s cross country team competed in the 15th annual Iona College Meet of Champions at Van Cortlandt Park Saturday. The Camels finished 21st out of 23 teams in the field that was made up of mostly Division 1 competition.

09/18/2009 - Working on 'The Biggest Loser,' Alex Katz '96 illustrates the inspirational stories of contestants striving to lose weight
As co-executive producer, he turns hundreds of hours of footage into weekly episodes.

09/18/2009 - From the President

09/18/2009 - Connecticut College's William Wuyke to be inducted into the Venezuela Athletic Federation Hall of Fame
William Wuyke, director of the Connecticut College fitness center, will be inducted into the Venezuela Athletic Federation Hall of Fame in October.

09/17/2009 - Upcoming events
Join other parents and alumni at receptions, a book reading or the Head of the Charles, all in the next month.

09/17/2009 - Announcements
September issue of CamelTracks - the parent edition. Admission update. Latest employment newsletters from CELS.

09/17/2009 - "Talk, talk, talk with your fellow alumni"
Counselors especially encourage networking through College events, the Alumni Online Community and LinkedIn.

09/17/2009 - Connecticut College opens new $8 million fitness center
The 10,000 square foot facility was built entirely with gifts to the college and triples the workout and fitness space.

09/17/2009 - Connecticut College 3, Mount Holyoke College 0 Driscoll Contributes Goal, Assist for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Katelyn Driscoll (Peabody, Mass.) provided all the offense her team would need with a goal in the 39th minute of play and added an assist on an insurance marker in the second half to push Connecticut College (2-1) past a feisty Mount Holyoke College squad (1-3) in a 3-0 victory on Tempel Green Thursday.

09/17/2009 - Springfield College 1, Connecticut College 0 OT
NEW LONDON, Conn. -Senior midfielder Becca Gamble (Granby, Conn.) scored 28 seconds into the overtime period Thursday, lifting the Springfield College field hockey team (3-2) to a 1-0 victory at Connecticut College (1-1). Alison McCarthy (North Andover, Mass.) posted the complete game shutout, coming away with eight saves for the visitors.

09/16/2009 - Class of '60 launches their 50th
Members of the Class of 1960 reunion planning committee were on campus for two days in early September to get a jump on planning their upcoming 50th reunion, June 4-6, 2010.

09/16/2009 - Tanaha Simon '13 receives the first Soderberg Scholarship
'This is something I never thought would happen.'

09/16/2009 - Upcoming events
Speed-networking, a CAMEL happy hour, a post-show reception in Minneapolis - and more - are on the calendar for the coming month.

09/16/2009 - McKeon taught at the College 40 years
McKeon, who taught chemistry 40 years, died Aug. 27.

09/16/2009 - Gift supports liberal arts education
Anonymous gift will enhance science facilities on campus.

09/16/2009 - Shain Library's special exhibit celebrates Constitution Day
In recognition of Constitution Day, Sept. 17, Connecticut College's Shain Library will feature a special exhibit of books related to the historic document.

09/16/2009 - Field Hockey, Women´s Soccer Teams Host Non-Conference Games Thursday
NEW LONDON, Conn. --The Connecticut College women´s soccer and field hockey teams will host non-conference games in New London Thursday.

09/15/2009 - "Look for that next layer. That's your job."
Students hear from media professionals.

09/15/2009 - 2009 Season Preview
The Connecticut College men´s water polo team will open the 2009 season Friday night with the ECAC Championship at Princeton University.

09/15/2009 - Connecticut College 3, Roger Williams University 1 Manning Buries Nine Kills, Hits .500 for Camels
BRISTOL, R.I.--Amy Newman (Los Angeles, Calif.) posted a double-double with 22 kills and 11 digs and Chelsea Manning (Cockeysville, Md.) added nine kills and three digs with a sizzling .500 hitting percentage as Connecticut College (4-1) rolled to a 3-1 victory at Roger Williams University (5-5) Tuesday night.

09/14/2009 - Group to demonstrate Nohgaku, a traditional Japanese performance art, at Connecticut College Sept. 21
The 600-year-old Japanese tradition of Nohgaku - featuring masked performers, flowing costumes and music from the bamboo flute - is coming to Connecticut College Sept. 21.

09/14/2009 - September means music, lectures and events at Connecticut College
September is filled with cultural events and lectures at Connecticut College. All events are open to the public and free, unless otherwise noted.

09/14/2009 - September means music, lectures and events at Connecticut College
September is filled with cultural events and lectures at Connecticut College. All events are open to the public and free, unless otherwise noted.

09/14/2009 - Connecticut College welcomes new faculty
This fall, the College welcomes nine new tenure-track faculty members, including an Emmy-winning computer science instructor, an alumnus and a history professor who hosted a weekly video broadcast for the XVIII Olympic Winter Games in Nagano City.

09/13/2009 - 10th Ranked Camel Women Finish Close Second at Antonia Schuman Regatta
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--The Connecticut College women´s sailing team opened the season with the Antonia Schuman Regatta at MIT. The Camels, ranked #10 in the Intercollegiate Sailing Association National Poll, finished second out of 13 teams and just a single point behind the winning Tufts University squad with 216 points.

09/12/2009 - Camel Quintet Garner All-Invitational Honors at Trinity
MANCHESTER, Conn.--Five Camels garnered All-Invitational honors with top 25 finishes at the season-opening Trinity College Invitational in Wickham Park Saturday afternoon.

09/12/2009 - Connecticut College 1, Bates College 0 Murphy, Camels Celebrate with Opening Day Triumph
LEWISTON, Maine --Winslow Murdoch (Cropseyville, N.Y.) scored in the 79th minute of action and Alex Martland (Marblehead, Mass.) had three saves to lead the Connecticut College Camels to a 1-0 blanking of Bates College in the season opener for both sides. It was a memorable afternoon for Connecticut College head coach Kenny Murphy, who collected the conference victory in his debut with the Camels.

09/12/2009 - Duarte Finishes 40th at Trinity Invitational
MANCHESTER, Conn. --The Connecticut College men´s cross country team opened the season Saturday with the Trinity College Invitational at Wickham Park. Many members of the squad did not compete but the Camels did have five freshmen in the race that made their collegiate debut.

09/12/2009 - Connecticut College 5, Bates College 3 Hine Leads Camels on 5-0 Run at Lewiston
LEWISTON, Maine--Abby Hine (Madison, Conn.) tallied her 19th and 20th collegiate goals as Connecticut College erased an early deficit with a 5-0 run in a season opening 5-3 NESCAC victory at Bates College Saturday. Kelsey Nickerson (Weston, Mass.) added a pair of goals and Jen Wallace (Farmington, Maine.) chipped in with a goal and an assist for the Camels.

09/12/2009 - Bates College 3, Connecticut College 1 Driscoll Scores Goal for Camels
LEWISTON, Maine -- Bates College opened the 2009 campaign with a 3-1 triumph against Connecticut College in NESCAC women´s soccer action played on Russell Street Field Saturday.

09/12/2009 - Camels Post 3-1 Record at JWU Invitational Newman Honored on All-Tournament Team
PROVIDENCE, R.I.--The Connecticut College volleyball team opened the 2009 season this weekend in the Renaissance City of Providence, Rhode Island at the Johnson & Wales University Wildcat Invitational. The Camels won three out of their four matches in a highly competitive field, finishing second out of the five teams participating. Springfield College (7-0) posted a perfect 5-0 mark to win the Invitational.

09/11/2009 - Women's Soccer scores four goals in 10 minutes to win season opener
Erin Davey '10 scored two goals in a span of just 1 minute and 39 seconds to lead the Connecticut College Camels (1-0) to a 4-0 first half lead in a 6-1 season opening victory against the Coast Guard Academy (0-4) Thursday. Sharon Katz '10 added a goal and three assists for the Camels, who piled up 48 shots in their 2009 debut.

09/11/2009 - Field Hockey, Men´ Soccer Audio Broadcasts Available
The Connecticut College field hockey and men´s soccer games at Bates College will be available as a free audio broadcast Saturday. The broadcast can be accessed on the Penn Atlantic web site

09/10/2009 - Former All-America guard Kareem Tatum '01 heads to the New England Basketball Hall of Fame
He credits his Connecticut College coaches and teammates for his success.

09/10/2009 - Photography exhibit offers fresh perspective on Irish landscapes
From sweeping, 180-degree views of Irish farmland to color photographs exploring the seasonal changes in light and mood from one front porch in Mystic, Connecticut College's fall Faculty Exhibition, "At Home And Abroad," highlights the spectacular photography of featured artist Professor Ted Hendrickson.

09/10/2009 - Martha Graham Dance Company opens exciting season of onStage at Connecticut College
The Martha Graham Dance Company will open the 2009-10 season of onStage at Connecticut College in spectacular fashion Oct. 3.

09/10/2009 - Connecticut College 6, Coast Guard 1 Davey, Camels Strke Early in Season Opening Triumph
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Erin Davey (Nashua, N.H.) scored two goals in a span of 1:39 of the first half to lead the Connecticut College Camels (1-0) to a 4-0 first half lead in a 6-1 season opening victory against the Coast Guard (0-4) on Tempel Green Thursday.

09/9/2009 - 2009 Season Preview
The Connecticut College field hockey season is underway and the Camels are ready to open their NESCAC schedule Saturday at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine.

09/9/2009 - Tatum to Gain Induction into New England Basketball Hall of Fame
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Kareem Tatum ´01, a former All-America guard and all-time leading scorer for the Connecticut College men´s basketball program, has been selected to the 2009 class of the New England Basketball Hall of Fame.

09/9/2009 - Camels Kick Off Fall Sports Season Thursday Afternoon on Tempel Green
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College women´s soccer team will host the Coast Guard Academy Thursday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. on Tempel Green. The Camels have won each of the first nine meetings between the neighboring institutions.

09/9/2009 - 2009 Season Preview
A few years back, the Camel volleyball team wore practice t-shirts that said if you believe it, you will achieve it. With four consecutive winning seasons behind them and a pair of appearances in the NESCAC Semifinals in the books, the Camels have proved that they are one of the elite teams to watch in New England.

09/8/2009 - New London's Women & Girls Film Fest to screen OVCS film
New London middle school students who participate in S.I.S.T.E.R., a Connecticut College Office of Volunteers for Community Service (OVCS) mentorship program for adolescent girls, are the videographers, editors and directors behind the 14-minute video, "Women & Girls Who Inspire." The video will be screened at the 10th Anniversary Women & Girls Film Fest at New London's Garde Arts Center Sept. 10.

09/8/2009 - Chemistry Department plans fall seminar series
The Connecticut College Department of Chemistry is hosting a series of five fall seminars. All will be held in Brown Auditorium's Hale Laboratory at 4:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

09/7/2009 - Connecticut College opens new $8 million fitness center
With a quick snip of the ribbon Thursday, Connecticut College President Leo I. Higdon Jr. officially opened the college's new 10,000-square-foot fitness center - the first new building on campus in 14 years.

09/7/2009 - 2009 Season Preview
The 2009 season promises to be another strong one for the Camels. There are some big shoes to fill at the top of the lineup, as standouts Jill Sergi and Caitrin Herdic have graduated after holding down the top two spots throughout the season a year ago.

09/7/2009 - 2009 Season Preview
The Connecticut College women´s soccer season has arrived and fans of Camel Nation are ready to head out to Tempel Green to enjoy what could be one of the most improved teams on campus. Entering her second season as head coach, Winnie Edmed has been pleased with the progress, enthusiasm and energy her young squad has displayed so far and is ready to kick-off the 2009 campaign Thursday afternoon against the Coast Guard on the Green.

09/7/2009 - Five Questions: Thomas Giblin
Thomas Giblin is a leader and tri-captain for the 2009 men´s soccer team. The senior back from Franklin Lakes, N.J. earned a spot on the 2008 NESCAC All-Academic Team and will receive his degree in economics this spring

09/2/2009 - Camels, Captains Prepare for September 12 Season Opener
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Camel men´s soccer team is getting ready for the season opener at Bates College September 12. Senior tri-captains Matt Addison (Warwick, R.I.), Thomas Giblin (Ridgewood, N.J.), and Mickey Lenzi (Hauppauge, N.Y.) stopped by for a quick photo before they headed out for Wednesday's afternoon practice on Freeman Field.

09/2/2009 - 2009 Season Preview
The Connecticut College Men's Cross Country team has some big shoes to fill in 2009, having lost #1 man and Cross Country National qualifier and Track and Field All-America Brian Murtagh (Rowley, Mass.) (6th at NESCAC Cross Country Championship, 6th at Regionals, 38th at NCAAs) to graduation.

09/1/2009 - Connecticut College receives $1 million gift to support the sciences
Connecticut College has received a $1 million gift to support science education. The gift, from an anonymous donor who is an alumna of the college, will be used to enhance science facilities on campus.

09/1/2009 - $1 million gift will support the sciences
Connecticut College has received a $1 million gift to support science education. The gift, from an anonymous donor who is an alumna of the college, will be used to enhance science facilities on campus.

08/31/2009 - Connecticut College welcomes the Class of 2013
A trapeze artist, a children's book author and a Kenyan cattle herder are just a few of the newest 538 members of the Connecticut College community.

08/31/2009 - Williams Honored as Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports-Scholar
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College graduating senior Katie Williams has received national distinction as an Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Magazine.

08/27/2009 - Alex Forden '06: 'Life leading up to my senior year was a search for place'
His senior thesis, a bronze self-portrait now in Shain Library, represents his passage to adulthood.

08/27/2009 - Camels Receive Team Academic Award from IWLCA
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College women´s lacrosse team has been honored with the team academic award from the Intercollegiate Women´s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA).

08/26/2009 - Dynamic professor named head of Connecticut College's Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity
David Canton, associate professor of history, has been named the director of Connecticut College's Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity, one of six interdisciplinary academic centers at the college.

08/26/2009 - Dynamic professor named head of Connecticut College's Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity
David Canton, associate professor of history, has been named the director of Connecticut College's Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity, one of six interdisciplinary academic centers at the college.

08/25/2009 - New London Day Profiles Kenny Murphy
The New London Day recently featured Kenny Murphy and the Camel men´s soccer program. Read Gavin Keefe´s story here.

08/24/2009 - Fall Sports Schedules Available
All Connecticut College fall sports schedules are now available online. You can access schedules for each of the 13 intercollegiate teams that compete during the fall season on the athletics calendar or by visiting the individual team web sites.

08/21/2009 - New York Times highlights Connecticut College's Web site
Connecticut College's Web site is getting some national attention. Thursday, the New York Times education blog, "The Choice," highlighted the college in an article about college Web site redesigns.

08/19/2009 - Lynne Tapper '88: 'For me, it's hard not to work out'
The triathlete has coached more than 300 women.

08/19/2009 - New YouTube video highlights campus organic garden
Connecticut College's 6,000-square-foot organic garden, Sprout!, is producing some very tasty looking veggies. Jamison Hermann '12 provides an inside look at the summer crop in a new video on the Connecticut College YouTube channel.

08/18/2009 - Announcements
Arriving back on campus Subscribe to The College Voice CELS on Facebook

08/18/2009 - Casey Corn '10 producing a radio show during her summer internship
Lands internship with travel editor extraordinaire Peter Greenberg.

08/18/2009 - Stan Wertheimer, professor emeritus of mathematics, brings dance to people with Parkinson's Disease
Brings free dance class to campus this summer.

08/18/2009 - $375,000 grant enhances foreign language programs
$375,000 grant will integrate languages across the curriculum and in the residence halls.

08/18/2009 - Alumni organizing these events want to hear from their classmates
Attendance at alumni events has jumped 50 percent during the past year. Be a part of the fun.

08/18/2009 - The College raises more than $16 million in total
Fundraising results are strong despite the recession. See who supported the College.

08/17/2009 - Some 500 students will make up this year's freshmen class
Incoming freshmen have competed in NASCAR, taught computers to prison inmates and volunteered as firefighters.

08/14/2009 - Professor is leading expert for home care providers in court battle with California
Professor and economist Candace Howes is the leading expert in a class action lawsuit against the state of California that could affect hundreds of thousands of state residents there.

08/11/2009 - Campus gifted with Soffer sculpture
A sculpture by renowned artist Sasson Soffer has been donated to the college by Soffer's daughter Jessica Soffer '07 and her family.

08/10/2009 - Senior Class Luncheon Slideshow
The Camel athletic department rolled out the red carpet to salute the Class of 2009 at the Senior Athletic Awards Luncheon May 16. Photos from the luncheon can be viewed at this link

08/7/2009 - Theater Department plans two productions for fall; auditions Sept. 11
An African-influenced production of Shakespeare and a contemporary play about trust and betrayal will comprise the fall semester theater department productions at Connecticut College.

08/4/2009 - Junior produces popular travel radio show
When Casey Corn began her New York City internship with travel editor extraordinaire Peter Greenberg this summer and learned that an upcoming show would be aired from Connecticut´s Foxwoods Resort & Casino, she was thrilled to learn she would be put in charge of the popular travel segment "Ask the Locals."

07/28/2009 - Win Robinson '08 playing in Queensland
Soccer player is fulfilling a dream before grad school.

07/28/2009 - Explore the Connecticut College Arboretum with map and compass Aug. 15
Beverly Chomiak, lecturer in physics and environmental studies at Connecticut College, will lead an exploration Aug. 15 in a corner of the arboretum that visitors rarely see, and participants will learn to navigate off the trails with a map and compass.

07/28/2009 - Ethnobotany walk Aug. 8 at Connecticut College Arboretum
Manuel Lizarralde, associate professor of anthropology at Connecticut College, will lead an ethnobotany walk in the Connecticut College Arboretum Saturday, Aug. 8 from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

07/24/2009 - American history student lands Library of Congress internship
As an intern in the Rare Book and Special Collection Department at the Library of Congress, Kevin Hartnett '10 has had the opportunity to handle and read books and letters with handwritten notes by such historical figures at Thomas Jefferson, Walt Whitman, Henry David Thoreau and Susan B. Anthony.

07/22/2009 - $375k grant enhances foreign language programs
Connecticut College has received a $375,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to enhance foreign language studies with new opportunities for student-faculty research, proficiency certification, programming and language learning across the curriculum.

07/21/2009 - Win Robinson ´08 Featured in Camel Tracks
Win Robinson ´08, a two-year captain for the Camel men´s soccer team, is featured in the July issue of Camel Tracks. Read all about Win and his international playing experience in Australia at this link.

07/20/2009 - Debo Adegbile '91: Civil rights is about equality for all, not opportunity for a few
His case was considered the most important of the year.

07/20/2009 - Three alumni selected for Athletic Hall of Fame induction
Three alumni will be inducted in to the Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 24, during Fall Weekend.

07/17/2009 - Announcements
Arriving back on campus Welcoming receptions for incoming freshmen Local transportation options for students

07/16/2009 - Fall Weekend
Annual celebration for parents and alumni is Oct. 23-25; view preliminary schedule.

07/16/2009 - Three athletes played five sports
The athletes will be inducted Oct. 24.

07/16/2009 - Announcements
NESCAC Boston Harbor boat cruise in August Connecticut College is hiring Save the date! NESCAC end of summer happy hour in Hollywood

07/16/2009 - Slideshow: summer in the science labs
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07/16/2009 - Emily Hanks '10 spends her summer at the Mystic Aquarium
Emily Hanks '10 is spending the summer with Inuk.

07/16/2009 - Sprout! organic garden manager battles rain
Read her blog.

07/16/2009 - Reunion '09 photos
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07/14/2009 - The 'accidental historian'
Professor has been photographing the city for decades.

07/13/2009 - Professor spreads the word - of philosophy
With two new books this summer, Professor Andrew Pessin has made it his mission to make philosophy - one of the world's oldest subjects - fun.

07/8/2009 - Murtagh Honored on USTFCCCA All-Academic Team for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Brian Murtagh (Rowley, Mass.), a 2009 graduate of Connecticut College and All-American performer in the 3000 meter steeplechase, has been named to the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Track & Field Team.

07/3/2009 - Murphy Garners Individual Academic Honor for Camels-Men, Women Honored with CSCAA Spring Academic Accolades
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College men's and women's swimming and diving teams have been honored by the Collegiate Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) with the Team Academic award.

06/30/2009 - Power restored on campus
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06/26/2009 - Higdon says College continues to gain momentum
President cites 13 Fulbrights in three years, national recognition for academic program and investment in the campus.

06/25/2009 - An 'Outpouring of Support'
Fiscal year ends June 30; Class of 2009 helps lead the way with 97 percent participation.

06/25/2009 - Is your class on Facebook?
Connect with your friends online.

06/24/2009 - Heishman Garners All-America Honors for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College senior water polo co-captain Emma Heishman of Boiling Springs, Pa. has heen distinguished as an honorable mention All-America by the American Collegiate Water Polo Coaches Association.

06/23/2009 - New York Times blog features Dean Martha Merrill '84
Martha Merrill '84, Connecticut College's dean of admission and financial aid, lays out her advice to applicants in today's New York Times blog "The Choice: Demystifying College Admissions and Aid."

06/19/2009 - The Obamas enjoy date night at Blue Hill
Blue Hill in Manhattan, co-owned by David Barber '88, champions locally grown produce.

06/19/2009 - Reunion 2009 draws alumni from France, New Zealand
Reunion reunites friends and brings back memories.

06/19/2009 - Media Bytes
Academy Award-winning actor Estelle Parsons '49 is taking August: Osage Countyon tour. The New York Timesinterviews Professor Candace Howes. Professor Andrew Pessin talks to Oprah Radio about making philosophy fun and accessible.

06/19/2009 - WebMD and Tylenol rely on Jennifer Bilotti Chamberlain '96
17.1 million people see her graphic designs each month.

06/19/2009 - Higdon says College continues to gain momentum
President asks alumni to spread the word.

06/19/2009 - Junior water polo player honored by ESPN the Magazine
Junior water polo co-captain Phoebe Bakanas has been named to the 2009 ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District 1 at-large third team in the college division.

06/17/2009 - Bakanas Named to ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District Women´s at-Large Team
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College junior water polo co-captain Phoebe Bakanas (Redding, Conn.) has been named to the 2009 ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District 1 at-large third team in the college division. Bakanas joins Mickey Lenzi ´10 (Men´s Soccer), Sharon Katz ´10 (Women´s Soccer) and Marissa Demais ´11 (Volleyball) as the fourth Camel student-athlete honored as a District 1 selection this academic year.

06/12/2009 - Brian Adams ´06 Plays a Key Off-Court Role for the Celtics
Brian Adams ´06 carved out a successful career in the Connecticut College cross country and track & field teams and worked closely with the men´s basketball program as a manager and video assistant.

06/11/2009 - College names two new head coaches
New coaches named for the women's basketball and men's soccer teams.

06/11/2009 - More about Kenny Murphy

06/11/2009 - More about Brian Wilson
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06/11/2009 - Brian Adams '06 plays a key off-court role for the Celtics
But don't call him lucky - unless you're Paul Pierce.

06/11/2009 - "New coaches will have immediate impact"
Connecticut College's athletic center is buzzing with excitement as the campus prepares for the arrival of two new head coaches - men's soccer's Kenny Murphy and women's basketball's Brian Wilson - who were both named just this week.

06/11/2009 - Shea Named to ICSA All-America Team for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn. -- Connecticut College sophomore skipper Maggie Shea of Wilmette, Ill. has been has been named an Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) Honorable Mention All-American. Shea was one of just 12 skippers from around the nation tabbed to the 2009 squad.

06/9/2009 - Momentum increasing for shrinking the campus's carbon footprint
Campus environmental momentum grows.

06/9/2009 - The College invests in campus improvements
The new fitness center is on track to be completed by mid-July.

06/9/2009 - College names new women's basketball head coach
Brian Wilson, associate head coach at the College of the Holy Cross, has been named women's basketball head coach at Connecticut College.

06/9/2009 - Student studies rat recess
On a sunny Tuesday afternoon in early June, rising junior Liz FineSmith is on the second floor of Bill Hall playing with rats. Liz is one of 17 students here this summer on a Keck grant, which provides her free housing and a $3,200 stipend for conducting science research.

06/9/2009 - Wilson Named Connecticut College Women´s Basketball Coach
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Brian Wilson, associate head coach at the College of the Holy Cross, has been named women´s basketball head coach at Connecticut College. Wilson, a 2000 graduate of the University of Virginia, spent six years with the Crusader program in the Patriot League, handling the critical role of recruiting coordinator for the past five seasons.

06/8/2009 - Kenny Murphy named men's soccer head coach
Kenny Murphy, assistant soccer coach at Brown University, has been named men's soccer head coach at Connecticut College. Murphy, a former professional soccer player, spent 16 years on Wall Street as a successful commodities broker before joining Brown's soccer program in 2003.

06/8/2009 - Murphy Named Connecticut College Men´s Soccer Coach
NEW LONDON, Conn.-- Kenny Murphy, assistant soccer coach at Brown University, has been named men´s soccer head coach at Connecticut College. Murphy, a former professional soccer player, spent 16 years on Wall Street as a successful commodities broker before joining Brown´s soccer program in 2003.

06/4/2009 - Dance class for community members with Parkinson's disease at Connecticut College
This summer, the Connecticut Parkinson's Working Group (CPWG) will be holding a free dance class in Myers Studio at Connecticut College for people with Parkinson's disease, their family and friends.

06/3/2009 - Alumni celebrate 5th through 75th reunions
Three classes set records for attendance.

05/30/2009 - Emeritus professor and premier Lincoln scholar talks about new Lincoln biography
Michael Burlingame, the May Buckley Sadowski '19 Emeritus Professor of History at Connecticut College, was on campus to talk about his book during Connecticut College's annual alumni reunion this past weekend.

05/29/2009 - Student illuminates print collection that highlights early 20th century New York city life
A woman on a rooftop under the backdrop of the dark New York skyline gazes toward an open and lit doorway. Three women clad in large feathery hats, long dresses and boots giggle in front of a machine offering risqué pictures for 1 cent.

05/28/2009 - Fava, Karis Honored with Senior Athletic Awards
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College men´s basketball seniors Matt Fava (Londonderry, N.H.) and Billy Karis (Potsdam, N.Y.) were honored at the senior athletic awards luncheon, an annual part of the college´s graduation weekend.

05/28/2009 - 10th Ranked Camels Finish Ninth at ICSA Nationals
PALO ALTO, Calif.--The Connecticut College women´s sailing team is competing in the 2009 Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) National Championship in San Francisco Bay. The Camels, who are the 10th ranked team in the latest Sailing World Magazine Collegiate poll, finished ninth in the 18 team field with a score of 249 points.

05/27/2009 - 10th Ranked Camels are Ninth at ICSA Nationals
PALO ALTO, Calif.--The Connecticut College women´s sailing team is competing in the 2009 Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) National Championship in San Francisco Bay. The Camels, who are the 10th ranked team in the latest Sailing World Magazine Collegiate poll, are sitting in ninth place with a score of 211 points.

05/23/2009 - Murtagh and Samma are All-Americans for Connecticut College Murtagh Breaks His Own School Record with Eighth Place Finish in Steeple
MARIETTA, Ohio.--Overcoming obstacles is nothing new for Connecticut College´s newest All-American Brian Murtagh. This past fall, Murtagh qualified for the NCAA Cross Country Championship after missing the national qualifying mark by just one one-hundredth of a second in 2006.

05/22/2009 - Reunion is May 29-31
Numbers are up; fun, Facebook and excitement about reconnecting are drawing nearly 1,000 alumni and friends back to campus.

05/22/2009 - Four Camels Honored on IWLCA All-Region Team
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Four Connecticut College women´s lacrosse players have been named to the Intercollegiate Women´s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-Region Team. Senior tri-captains Emily Mason (Williamstown, Mass.) and Paige Pascarelli (Wayne, Pa.) were joined by junior Cookie Smith (Framingham, Mass.) and Abby Hill (Stoneham, Mass.) on the second team in the Berkshires region.

05/22/2009 - 33 Connecticut College Student-Athletes Named to NESCAC All-Academic Team
NEW LONDON, Conn.--33 Connecticut College student-athletes have been recognized by the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) for their performance in the classroom on the Spring All-Academic Team. To be honored, a student-athlete must have reached junior academic standing and be a varsity letter winner with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.35.

05/21/2009 - Student mixes theater with virtual reality to create designer tool
Laura Schuman '09 was working on costumes for a main stage campus production during her sophomore year when she realized that under the stage lights, the color of one costume looked very different than they had intended.

05/21/2009 - Eight Camels Named to NESCAC Spring All-Sportsmanship Team
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The New England Small College Athletic Conference has announced the Spring All-Sportsmanship Team for each spring sport sponsored by the conference.

05/21/2009 - Murtagh, Samma Compete at NCAA Championship
MARIETTA, Ohio--Connecticut College senior Brian Murtagh (Rowley, Mass.) and Alex Samma (Ougadougou, Burkina Faso) are competing in the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship at Marietta College. Murtagh will run the 3000 meter steeplechase while Samma will be defending his indoor NCAA Crown in the triple jump. Results from the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship are available online at the raceberry jam web site

05/20/2009 - Reunion is May 29-31 - register today
Numbers are up; fun, Facebook and excitement about reconnecting are drawing nearly 1,000 alumni and friends back to campus.

05/20/2009 - A conversation with President Higdon

05/20/2009 - L'Ana Burton, founder of the CDC, will direct the June 14 performance
The Creative Dance Continuum holds its 20th anniversary concert June 14.

05/20/2009 - Seen in Class Notes
Marilyn Dunphy '86 looks to connect with other RTCs.

05/20/2009 - Samma and Murtagh will compete May 21-23
Alex Samma '10 can leap the length of a Mack truck; Brian Murtagh '09 can run a 5K in less time than some people shower.

05/20/2009 - The project was featured on WTNH Channel 8 News
Two 20-foot towers measure the potential for wind turbines on campus.

05/20/2009 - Professors honored
Professors are recognized for excellence in teaching, research and leadership; six others are honored as they retire.

05/20/2009 - All three Fulbright winners will head to Germany
They head overseas to begin an afterschool art program, launch a student newspaper focusing on the environment, and start a theater group that will tackle social issues.

05/20/2009 - Media Bytes
President Higdon offers college seniors his top 10 job search strategies. NBC's Brian Williams interviews Debo Adegbile '91. The New York Times mentions that the College's enrollment for the new freshman class is on track.

05/20/2009 - Congratulations, Class of 2009!
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05/18/2009 - Modica & Shear Garner All-New England Honors for Connecticut College
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College seniors Charlie Modica (Hobe Sound, Fla.) and Sarah Shear (Worcester, Mass.) have been named to the All-New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association (NEISA) Team.

05/15/2009 - Two camels headed to track and field championships
For only the second time in Connecticut College history, two Camels will be heading to the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field championships

05/14/2009 - Three Connecticut College students win Fulbright grants for teaching abroad
Three graduating Connecticut College seniors have been selected to receive prestigious U.S. Fulbright Student Program grants to live, teach and conduct research abroad for an academic year. All three will head to Germany to teach English and pursue independent projects.

05/13/2009 - Connecticut College honored as environmental leader
Connecticut College is one of eight organizations and individuals across the state recognized as Climate Change Leaders by Gov. M. Jodi Rell at an awards ceremony May 12.

05/11/2009 - The class of 2009 to graduate May 17
Nearly 450 Connecticut College students will receive their diplomas this year at the college's 91st commencement on Sunday, May 17, at 11:30 a.m.

05/10/2009 - Samma Wins All-New England Championship in Triple Jump Junior Jumper Clinches NCAA Berth with Outdoor School Record
AMHERST, Mass.--An extra week of rest and treatment is not a panacea for sore hamstrings but it made a huge difference Saturday. Connecticut College junior Alex Samma (Ougadougou, Burkina Faso) secured the program´s first All-New England Individual Championship in six years, setting an outdoor school record and automatically qualifying for the 2009 NCAA Championship with a triple jump of 49 feet, 2 1/4 of an inch.

05/8/2009 - By tracking bird populations, Greg Butcher '77 sees the progression of global warming
Al Gore and Ken Salazar have taken note of his research with the National Audubon Society.

05/8/2009 - Freshman athlete is 'Out for the Long Run'
Freshman Brenner Green can run a mile in under 5 minutes. He also happens to be gay.

05/6/2009 - Professor featured in Artforum cover story
Art professor Barkley L. Hendricks was the subject of an eight-page cover story in the April edition of Artforum Magazine.

05/5/2009 - NESCAC Championship Slideshow Available Online
Head coach Ned Bishop ´84 and the Connecticut College Athletic program hosted the 2009 NESCAC Track & Field Championship in New London April 25. Take a look back at some of the team´s top performances with this online slideshow

05/3/2009 - Women´s Novice Four Wins at NERC Camel Men´s Varsity Four Finishes 2nd in Petite Final
WORCESTER, Mass.--The Connecticut College rowing teams visited Lake Quinsigamond in Central Massachusetts Saturday for the New England Rowing Championship. The Camel women won the overall fours points total trophy, finishing first and second in the novice four regatta. The men´s team placed second in the petite final of the varsity four regatta.

05/3/2009 - #10 Camels Finish 10th at ICSA Coed Semi-Finals in Boston
BOSTON, Mass.--The Connecticut College coed sailing team finished 10th in the 18 team field of the ICSA Coed Semi-Final Regatta in Boston this weekend. The Camels, who are the 10th ranked team in the latest Sailing World Magazine Collegiate poll, scored 157 points in the regatta. The top nine teams qualified for the ICSA Coed National Championship.

05/2/2009 - Sergi, Murtagh Lead Camels at New England Division III Championship
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.--The Connecticut College track & field team visited Western Massachusetts Saturday to compete in the New England Division III Championship at Springfield College.

05/1/2009 - Registrations for Reunion 2009 are tracking close to last year's - despite a challenging economy
Nearly 1,000 alumni and friends are expected to return to campus.

05/1/2009 - Junior mixes tough science course load with study abroad
Before she arrived at Connecticut College, Rita Holak '10, a double major in behavioral neuroscience and psychology, had heard that science majors often have too much on their plates to study abroad.

04/30/2009 - Connecticut College Arboretum hosts Mother's Day plant sale
Connecticut College Arboretum will hold a Mother's Day Plant Sale on Friday, May 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside the College Center at Crozier Williams on the Connecticut College campus.

04/28/2009 - A musical May at Connecticut College
As the spring semester draws to a close, the Connecticut College Music Department is offering a variety of exciting performances.

04/28/2009 - Professor wins Alice Davis Hitchcock Book Award
Abigail Van Slyck, the Dayton Professor of Art History, chair of the Department of Art History and director of Architectural Studies, has been awarded the Alice Davis Hitchcock Book Award from the Society of Architectural Historians for her book, "A Manufactured Wildness: Summer Camps and the Shaping of American Youth, 1890-1960," published by the University of Minnesota Press in 2006.

04/28/2009 - Five Camels Garner All-NESCAC Honors Murtagh, Sergi Shine in Final Home Event
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Five Connecticut College student-athletes have been named to the 2009 All-New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Track & Field team. The 2009 NESCAC Championship was hosted by the Camel Track & Field Program in New London April 25.

04/27/2009 - Ninth Ranked Camels Qualify for ICSA National Championship Shea, Arabia Garner All-New England Honors for Connecticut College
BURLINGTON, Vt.--The Connecticut College women´s sailing team has qualified for the 2009 Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) National Championship. The Camels, who have soared to a #9 ranking in the latest Sailing World Magazine Collegiate poll, placed third in the 15 team field on Lake Champlain with a score of 131 points.

04/25/2009 - Connecticut College 5, Hamilton College 4 Barone Overcomes Deficit to Secure Clinching Point at #2 Singles Camels Notch First NESCAC Win of Season
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College sophomore Caroline Barone (North Kingstown, R.I.) secured the game-winning point with a dramatic come from behind win at #2 singles, lifting the Camels (3-12, 1-7) to their first NESCAC win of the season in a 5-4 nail-biting victory against Hamilton College (1-13, 0-6) Saturday.

04/25/2009 - Camel Women Notch Two Wins at Worcester Men´s Varsity Four Places Second in Six Team Field
WORCESTER, Mass.--The Connecticut College rowing teams visited Lake Quinsigamond in Central Massachusetts Saturday for their fourth week of competition. The Camel women secured wins in the second varsity four as well as the novice four regattas. The men´s team placed second in the six team field of the varsity four regatta.

04/25/2009 - Connecticut College 6, Hamilton College 3 Kellogg Posts Victory at #1 Singles to Lead Camels to First NESCAC Win
NEW LONDON, Conn.--David Kellogg (Kula, Hi.) notched a 6-4, 6-1 victory at #1 singles in his final home match to lead the Connecticut College men´s tennis team (8-9, 1-7) to a 6-3 victory against Hamilton College (4-10, 0-6) in a NESCAC contest played on the South Tennis courts in New London Saturday.

04/25/2009 - Williams Wins 2009 NESCAC Men´s and Women´s Track & Field Championships in New London
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Williams College topped the 11 team field to win the men´s and women´s NESCAC Track & Field Championships hosted by Connecticut College at the Silfen Track & Field Complex Saturday.

04/24/2009 - Senior awarded Harris Fellowship
Nancy Wallace '09 has been awarded the prestigious Harris Fellowship in Child Development and Early Childhood Education at Calvin Hill Daycare and Yale Child Studies Center, both of which are affiliated with Yale University.

04/24/2009 - Wesleyan University 13, Connecticut College 12 Dirmaier Collects Eight Ground Balls for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Sarah Orkin (West Hartford, Conn.) netted three goals and assisted on two more as Wesleyan University (6-8, 3-6) escaped with a 13-12 victory against Connecticut College (4-10, 0-9) in a wild shootout in New London.

04/24/2009 - #17 Wesleyan 10, Connecticut College 5 Doran Tallies Goal, Two Assists for Camels
MIDDLETOWN, Conn.--Dan Latzman (Port Washington, N.Y.) scored four goals and had one assist to lead Wesleyan University (11-3, 6-3) to a 10-5 victory against Connecticut College (6-9, 1-8) in the regular season finale for both sides.

04/23/2009 - Wesleyan 6, Connecticut College 3 Friedman Notches Straight Set Victory at #6 Singles
MIDDLETOWN, Conn.--Wesleyan University (12-7) won all three doubles points on its way to a 6-3 win against Connecticut College (7-9) Thursday.

04/23/2009 - Webcast of Friday´s Connecticut College-Wesleyan Game Available
NEW LONDON, Conn.--A webcast of Friday´s NESCAC men´s lacrosse game between Wesleyan Univrsity and Connecticut College is available. here.

04/22/2009 - Panelists debate future of museums
Museums have to innovate to stay alive and well, Gund says.

04/22/2009 - Berrien becomes chair of the Trustees July 1
Berrien, incoming chair of the Trustees, moves to Mother Nature Network.

04/22/2009 - Connecticut College senior exhibits community activism through photography
The public is invited to attend the opening of an exhibit, "Proof of Community," on Saturday, April 25, at the Golden Street Gallery, 94 Golden Street, New London. The exhibit, a collection of photographs by Gabrielle Kaminsky, a senior at Connecticut College, captures the relationship between student volunteers and the New London community.

04/22/2009 - College's Relay For Life raises nearly $54K
Connecticut College held its first Relay For Life event on Friday, April 17, with 417 people raising nearly $54,000.

04/22/2009 - Connecticut College 7, Coast Guard 2 Prophet, Stanton Lead Camels to Victory
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College men´s tennis team (7-8) earned a 7-2 victory against the Coast Guard (7-9) in a match between Whaling City rivals that was moved indoors onto the rubber courts in Luce Fieldhouse Tuesday afternoon. Sophomore Trevor Prophet (Nashua, N.H.) paved the way to the victory with a 7-5, 6-2 victory at #2 singles as the hosts took five out of the six singles points in the win.

04/22/2009 - Camel Men Top Coast Guard in Bearce Tuneski Regatta
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College men's rowing team competed against the Coast Guard Academy in the Bearce Tuneski Regatta on the Thames River early Monday morning.

04/22/2009 - Modica, Shear & Lau-Hansen Honored as NEISA Coed Sailors of the Week
NEW LONDON, Conn. --Connecticut College senior Charlie Modica (Hobe Sound, Fla.), Sarah Shear (Worcester, Mass.) and Kevin Lau-Hansen (Larchmont, N.Y.) have been honored as the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association´s (NEISA) Coed Sailors of the Week.

04/22/2009 - Five Questions: Brian Murtagh & Jill Sergi
The Connecticut College Track & Field Program will host the 2009 New England Small College Athletic Conference Championship this Saturday in New London. It´s been an exciting year for Camel track & field fans. In March, junior Alex Samma captured the program´s first NCAA Crown in the triple jump.

04/21/2009 - Chu remembered for his love of learning
View photos and remarks from last Saturday's memorial; join an alumna's Chu Facebook group.

04/20/2009 - Alumni Board nominates five
There's still time to show your support.

04/20/2009 - Professor raises money for African women and children affected by AIDS
Julia Kushigian, professor of Hispanic studies at Connecticut College, is helping to raise money for the Chikumbuso Women and Orphans Project in Lusaka, Zambia.

04/19/2009 - #6 Tufts University 16, Connecticut College 13 Pascarelli Tallies 100th Point in Setback for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College (4-9, 0-8) scored four goals in the closing 2:28 of regulation but it was not enough as sixth ranked Tufts (12-1, 7-1) extended its winning streak to eight games with a 16-13 NESCAC victory in New London Sunday.

04/19/2009 - #14 Connecticut College Places 3rd in New England Dinghy Championship Camels Will Compete in ICSA Semifinal Round May 2-3
BOSTON, Mass.--For the second year in a row, the Connecticut College coed sailing team has finished third in the New England Dinghy Championship. The Camels, who are ranked #14 in the latest Sailing Magazine Collegiate poll, scored 221 points in the two day championship. Boston College topped the 18 field with a score of 207 points. Roger Williams University finished as the runners up with a score of 211 points.

04/19/2009 - Northern Division Championship Roundup Bakanas Scores 12 Goals for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College women´s water polo team (4-7) hosted the Northern Division Championship at Lott Natatorium this weekend. Junior Phoebe Bakanas (Redding, Conn.) scored 12 goals as the Camels posted a 1-3 record in the two-day tourney.

04/18/2009 - Interview with Jeff Bresnahan Available on Sailgroove Web Site
Head coach Jeff Bresnahan was recently interviewed by Sailgroove.org. Learn more about the success of the Camel sailing program and Bresnahan's unconventional coaching style on the Sailgroove web site.

04/18/2009 - Camel Men, Women Notch Wins in Varsity Four at Worcester
WORCESTER, Mass.--The Connecticut College rowing teams visited Lake Quinsigamond in Central Massachusetts Saturday for their third week of competition. The Camels notched wins in both the men´s and women´s varsity four regattas.

04/18/2009 - Women-Camels Run 1-2-3 in 800 Meters Men-DeShields Wins 100 Meter Dash
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College track & field program hosted the Silfen Invitational in New London Saturday. The Camel women placed third in the field of 16 scoring teams with 127 points. The men scored 59.5 points en route to their fifth place finish in the 16 team field.

04/18/2009 - #7 Tufts 12, Connecticut College 9 Dachille Notches 100th Point for Camels
MEDFORD, Mass.--Trailing by as many as four goals in the second half, Sean Driscoll pulled Connecticut College (6-8, 1-7) to within one of Tufts University (11-2, 6-2) with 7:52 remaining in regulation, but the Jumbos scored the next three goals and were able to hold on for a 12-9 win.

04/18/2009 - Northern Division Championship Camels Top Utica, Fall to Brown
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College women´s water polo team (4-5) is hosting the Northern Division Championship at Lott Natatorium this weekend. Junior Phoebe Bakanas (Redding, Conn.) tallied seven scores to lead her team in a split of Saturday´s action.

04/17/2009 - Announcements
Alumni travel update Unity House turns 35 - help tell its story Members of the Class of 2008, don't miss your One-Year Out Reunion May 16

04/17/2009 - Laura Frawley '10 and Andrew Margenot '10 are recognized
Two students earn national recognition.

04/17/2009 - Experience with a foreign culture is critical, President Higdon said
Travel, volunteer, listen and be willing to take risks.

04/17/2009 - Enders is known for her seascapes and botanical drawings
Five decades of her 'lyrical and meditative' work is on exhibit through August.

04/17/2009 - Media Bytes
Connecticut College's field hockey team ties with M.I.T. for fourth smartest in the nation. Andrea Bianchi '87 performs in Being Audrey, an off-Broadway musical that celebrates the life of Audrey Hepburn. Jack Tinker, director of recruiting in the Career Enhancing Life Skills office, featured in the Wall Street Journal.

04/17/2009 - Professor Pessin once appeared on the Late Show
Philosopher moonlighted on the Late Show as a grad student.

04/17/2009 - Two students awarded grants for Davis Projects for Peace
The Kathryn Wasserman Davis 100 Projects for Peace program has announced it will fund two Connecticut College student projects, including the first project to be completed in Vietnam.

04/17/2009 - Murtagh Finishes 20th in 3000 Meter Steeplechase at Princeton
PRINCETON, N.J.--Connecticut College senior Brian Murtagh (Rowley, Mass.) visited the Garden State Friday afternoon to compete in the 3000 meter steeplechase event in the Larry Ellis Invitational at Princeton University. Murtagh finished 20th in the field of Division I runners with a time of 9:27.49.

04/16/2009 - Lights were switched off in a symbolic gesture of concern for the environment
Global event raises awareness about climate change.

04/16/2009 - Connecticut College 16, ECSU 11 Mason, Kowtoniuk Lead Camels to Victory
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Emily Mason (Williamstown, Mass.) netted three goals, dished out two assists and collected the 125th ground ball of her to spark the Connecticut College women´s lacrosse team (4-8) in a16-11 victory against Eastern Connecticut State University (5-8) Thursday afternoon.

04/15/2009 - Sculptor Meredith Morten '72 wins a Fulbright Research Award
Meredith Morten '72: prehistoric artifacts prove that the urge to create is timeless.

04/15/2009 - Camel Sailing Video Available on Sailgroove Web Site
Did you ever wonder what it would be like to compete on a nationally ranked sailing team? Take a video tour of a Connecticut College practice on the Thames River with head coach Jeff Bresnahan on the Sailgroove web site.

04/15/2009 - Camels Host Eastern Connecticut State Thursday Pascarelli Closes in on 100th Point in Final Week of Regular Season
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College women´s lacrosse team (3-8) will host Eastern Connecticut State University(5-7) Thursday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. on the Artificial Turf at Silfen Field.

04/14/2009 - Green careers highlighted at Connecticut College fair
These days, it seems everyone is talking about green jobs, green industry and greening our education. But what does it all mean?

04/14/2009 - Connecticut College hosts Earth Fest! celebration
Connecticut College is celebrating the environment this spring. Earth Fest! is April 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tempel Green.

04/14/2009 - Celebrating Mother Earth camel-style
This April, Connecticut College is cranking Earth Day up a notch with events aimed at promoting sustainability, conservation and awareness.

04/14/2009 - Connecticut College 16, Lasell College 4 Hayes Explodes with Seven Goals-Camels Cruise to Third Straight Win
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Sophomore Ryan Hayes (Darien, Conn.) exploded with seven goals and one assist as Connecticut College (6-7) annihilated Lasell College (4-8) in a 16-4 victory on Freeman Field Tuesday.

04/14/2009 - Connecticut College 6, Springfield College 3 Prophet, Stanton Lead Camels to Victory
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -The Connecticut College men´s tennis team (6-7) coasted to a 6-3 victory at Springfield College (5-6) Tuesday. Sophomore Trevor Prophet (Nashua, N.H.) cruised to a 6-3, 6-0 victory at #1 singles and Craig Stanton (Warwick, R.I.) won his super tie-breaker in a 10-6 decision at #2 singles for the Camels.

04/13/2009 - Camels Host Lasell Tuesday in Final Home Game of Regular Season
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College men´s lacrosse team will host Lasell College this Tuesday afternoon for a 4:00 p.m. game on Freeman Field.

04/11/2009 - Moran´s 17 Saves Propel Camels to First NESCAC Win
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Mark Moran (Greenwich, Conn.) collected 11 of his 17 saves in the second half to lead the Connecticut College men´s lacrosse team (5-7, 1-6) to a 14-8 NESCAC win against Colby College (6-5, 2-4) in New London Saturday.

04/11/2009 - Men´s Varsity Four, Women´s Second Varsity Four Notch Wins in Worcester
WORCESTER, Mass.--The Connecticut College rowing teams competed in their second regatta of the spring season on Lake Quinsigamond in Central Massachusetts Saturday. The Camel men´s varsity four and women´s second varsity four posted victories for the Camels in Worcester.

04/11/2009 - Heupel Posts Victory at #1 Singles in Loss to Colby
NEW LONDON, Conn. -The Colby College tennis teams swept in a NESCAC doubleheader played against Connecticut College in Luce Fieldhouse Saturday.

04/11/2009 - Dermody Wins 3000 Meter Steeplechase for Women Lenzi Posts Victory in 110 Meter Hurdles for Men
MIDDLETOWN, Conn.--The Connecticut College track & field teams competed in the Wesleyan University Invitational at Middletown Saturday. In the women´s invitational, Kerry Dermody (Erieville, N.Y.) paced the Camels with a victory in the 3000 meter steeplechase.

04/11/2009 - #3 Colby 16, Connecticut College 8 Essis Tallies Two Scores for Camels
WATERVILLE, Maine --- The third-ranked Colby College women´s lacrosse team (10-1, 6-1) built a 10-1 halftime lead in a 16-8 victory against Connecticut College (3-8, 0-7) Saturday at Bill Alfond Field.

04/10/2009 - Freshman squash player featured in Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd"
Squash player Antonio Diaz-Gonzalez Salas '12 is profiled in Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd."

04/10/2009 - Amherst 9, Connecticut College 0
AMHERST, Mass. -- The Amherst College women´s tennis team (11-1, 4-0) cruised to its 11th straight win Friday with a 9-0 blanking of Connecticut College (2-9, 0-4).

04/9/2009 - Amherst College 9, Connecticut College 0
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Amherst College (19-3, 2-0) collected a 9-0 victory against host Connecticut College (5-6, 0-4) in NESCAC men´s tennis action played on the South Tennis Courts in New London Thursday.

04/8/2009 - College's SAT-optional policy expanded to include all standardized tests
Connecticut College is expanding its longstanding SAT-optional policy to include all standardized tests. Beginning with the class entering as freshmen in the fall of 2010, prospective students will not be required to submit any standardized test scores as part of the application process.

04/8/2009 - Connecticut College remembers Charles Chu April 18
The Connecticut College community will gather at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 18 to celebrate the life and art of Charles Chu, professor emeritus of Chinese.

04/8/2009 - Connecticut College expands SAT-optional policy to include all standardized tests
Connecticut College is expanding its longstanding SAT-optional policy to include all standardized tests. Beginning with the class entering as freshmen in the fall of 2010, prospective students will not be required to submit standardized test scores as part of the application process.

04/8/2009 - Connecticut College 19, Mount Holyoke College 2 Christopher Tallies Four Goals & Four Assists to Lead Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College women´s lacrosse team (3-7) cruised to a 19-2 victory against visiting Mount Holyoke College (3-7) in non-conference action played in New London Wednesday afternoon. Junior Sara Christopher (Andover, Mass.) erupted with four goals and four assists and Ali Iovanella (Mantoloking, N.J.) netted three goals and assisted on two others for the Camels, who exploded with 10 goals in the opening half of play.

04/7/2009 - Camels Top Utica, Fall to Harvard
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College women´s water polo team (3-4) earned a split in a pair of Northern Division Matches played at Lott Natatorium Sunday. The Camels defeated Utica College 16-8 but dropped a 23-4 decision to Harvard University.

04/7/2009 - Connecticut College 10, USMMA 8 Camels Explode with Furious 9-0 Run to Erase Five-Goal Deficit
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College men´s lacrosse team (4-7) exploded with nine straight goals Tuesday, erasing a 6-1 first deficit in a 10-8 triumph against the United States Merchant Marine Academy (5-5) on the Artificial Turf at Silfen Field. Chuck Czerkawski (Cohasset, Mass.) paved the way to the victory for the Camels, winning 17-of-22 face-offs and collecting a game-high 10 ground balls.

04/7/2009 - Second Varsity Four & Novice Four Post Wins for Camel Women Men´s Varsity Four Places Second
WORCESTER, Mass.--The Connecticut College rowing teams opened the spring season with a regatta on Lake Quinsigamond in Central Massachusetts Saturday. The Camel women´s rowing team posted two wins while the men placed second in their regatta.

04/5/2009 - Tasi, Barone & Badik Notch Wins Against Bates for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Bates College men´s tennis team (7-2) won five of six singles points en route to an 8-1 victory at Connecticut College (5-5) Sunday afternoon.

04/5/2009 - Whipples Lead Ninth Ranked Camel Women to Fifth Place Finish in Brad Dellenbaugh Regatta
CRANSTON, R.I. --The Connecticut College women's sailing team competed in the 23rd Brad Dellenbaugh Regatta at the Edgewood Yacht Club this weekend. The Camels, who are ranked #9 in the latest Sailing Magazine Collegiate Poll, finished fifth in the 16 team field with a score of 207 points.

04/4/2009 - Heishman Nets Four Scores in Doubleheader at Harvard Camels Host Utica & Harvard in New London Sunday
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--The Connecticut College women´s water polo team (2-3) dropped a pair of matches in Northern Division action played at Harvard University Saturday. Hartwick College collected a 16-3 victory against the Camels. In the second match of the day, the Brown Bears upended the Camels in a 13-7 decision.

04/4/2009 - Bates 9, Connecticut College 7 Hayes Tallies Goal, Three Assists for Camels
LEWISTON, Maine -- Tyler Moore (North Andover, Mass.) erupted with four goals in the fourth quarter to lead the Bates College men´s lacrosse team(3-7, 1-6) to a 9-7 NESCAC win against Connecticut College (3-7, 0-6) in Lewiston.

04/4/2009 - Bonito, Sergi & Murtagh Notch Wins at Coast Guard Invitational
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College track & field teams competed at the Coast Guard Invitational in New London Saturday afternoon. Ally Bonito (Guilford, Conn.) and Jill Sergi (Franklin, Mass.) notched victories to lead the women´s team to a third place finish in the 13 team field with a score of 90.5 points. Senior Brian Murtagh (Rowley, Mass.) posted a win in the 3000 meter steeplechase for the men´s squad that placed sixth in the 12 team field with 46 points.

04/4/2009 - Bates 10, Connecticut College 9 Iovanella Scores Four Goals, Camels´ Second Half Rally Falls Just Short
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Bates College women´s lacrosse team (6-4, 3-3) withstood a furious second half comeback from Connecticut College (2-8, 0-6) to hold on for a 10-9 NESCAC win in New London.

04/3/2009 - Agnes Gund '60 of MoMA spoke on campus as part of 'The State of American Museums: A Roundtable Discussion.'
The panel debated the future of museums April 8.

04/3/2009 - Connecticut College Professor: "Global Warming could drastically change earth's ecology"
Forty-eight million years ago, during a period of intense global warming, the world's tiniest warmth-seeking organisms migrated north, adapted and survived, according to new findings recently published in the March issue of PALAIOS, a bimonthly academic journal on the earth's history as documented in paleontological and sedimentological record.

04/3/2009 - Captain´s Corner: Davies, Mason, Pascarelli Provide Leadership for Camels
The Connecticut College women´s lacrosse team will host Bates College this Saturday at noon on the Artificial Turf at Silfen Field. This year, the Camels are relying on senior tri-captains Margaret Davies, Emily Mason and Paige Pascarelli to be leaders and mentors for a young team. The Camels spent their Spring Break in Southern California, practicing and playing a pair of non-league games. We had a chance to catch up with the captains to find out how things have been going so far.

04/2/2009 - Connecticut College junior wins Goldwater Scholarship; Second student receives Honorable Mention
Two Connecticut College students have received national recognition by The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. Laura Frawley '10 is a 2009 Goldwater Scholar and Andrew Margenot '10 was recognized with an honorable mention.

04/2/2009 - Wesleyan 7, Connecticut College 2 Heupel Wins at #1 Singles for Camels
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. --Wesleyan University (9-3, 2-0) won each of the three doubles points en route to its 7-2 victory against Connecticut College (2-6, 0-2) in a NESCAC women´s tennis match played between intrastate rivals in Middletown Thursday.

04/1/2009 - Williams College 11, Connecticut College 7 Eischen Tallies Hat-Trick for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--David Hawley (New Canaan, Conn.) scored two of his three goals 58 seconds apart from each other at a critical juncture in the second half to lead Williams College (2-5, 2-3) to an 11-7 victory against Connecticut College (3-6, 0-5) on Freeman Field Wednesday.

04/1/2009 - Williams 13, Connecticut College 6 Driscoll Tallies Two Goals, Two Assists for Camels
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Margie Fulton (Wellesley, Mass.) scored four goals and assisted on three others Wednesday to lead Williams College (6-2, 3-2) to a 13-6 conference win over Connecticut College (2-6, 0-5) at Renzie Lamb Field.

04/1/2009 - #12 Trinity 5, Connecticut College 0
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Trinity College earned a 5-0 victory against Connecticut College in a NESCAC match-up that was played in the Capital City Wednesday.

03/31/2009 - Experts gather at Connecticut College to discuss world conflict over water
Experts will gather at Connecticut College April 3 and 4 for "Water Scarcity and Conflict," the 2009 Elizabeth Babbott Conant Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment. Lectures and discussions will examine the root causes of conflicts over water use, assess weaknesses in the current physical and political infrastructure and suggest ways in which water can be used in a more sustainable manner.

03/30/2009 - April is packed with public lectures and events at Connecticut College
All month long, Connecticut College is hosting lectures and events open to the public. Unless otherwise noted, all events are free.

03/30/2009 - The arts are alive at Connecticut College this April
Spring is filled with art, music, dance, theater and film at Connecticut College.

03/30/2009 - From water conservation to dance to star gazing, April has something for everyone
April is packed with lectures, arts and events at Connecticut College

03/30/2009 - #17 Coed Sailing Finishes 3rd in 20 Team Field at Kings Point Regatta
KINGS POINT, N.Y. --The Connecticut College coed sailing team competed in the Old Guard/Owen Mosbacher Knapp Trophy Regatta at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in the Empire State this weekend. The Camels, who have climbed to #17 in the latest Sailing Magazine Collegiate National Poll, placed third in the 20 team field with a score of 209 points.

03/30/2009 - Camels Drop Matches at Bowdoin Kellogg/Prophet, Badik/Cauteruccio Doubles Teams Notch Wins
BRUNSWICK, Maine. --The Connecticut College men´s and women´s tennis teams headed north to compete in their NESCAC opener at Bowdoin College Sunday.

03/30/2009 - Samma Honored as NESCAC Field Performer of the Week
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College junior Alex Samma of Ougadougou, Burkina Faso has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Field Performer of the Week.

03/28/2009 - Samma Provisionally Qualifies for NCAA Outdoor Champ. in Triple Jump Cox Races to Fourth Place Finish in 5k
MEDFORD, Mass.--The Connecticut College track & field teams competed in the Tufts University Invitational Saturday. The men were seventh out of 18 teams with 43 points while the women scored 23 points to finish ninth in the 19 team field.

03/28/2009 - #13 Bowdoin College 12, Connecticut College 6 Driscoll Tallies Two Goals for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Adam Tracy (Providence, R.I.) tallied three goals and two assists to lead the Bowdoin College men´s lacrosse team (6-1, 4-0) to a 12-6 NESCAC victory against Connecticut College (3-5, 0-4) on Freeman Field Saturday.

03/28/2009 - Bowdoin 11, Connecticut College 10 Iovanella Tallies Three Goals, Assist for Camels
BRUNSWICK, Maine --Liz Clegg (Hudson, Oh.) scored the game-winning goal with 2:54 remaining as the Bowdoin College women's lacrosse team (5-3, 1-4) held off a feisty Connecticut College team (2-5, 0-4)in an 11-10 victory at Brunswick.

03/27/2009 - Camels Ranked Fourth in Nation in NFHCA Team Academic Ranking
NEW LONDON, Conn.--For the second consecutive year, the Connecticut College field hockey program has been ranked among the top five schools at the Division III level in the team academic ranking released by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association of America (NFHCA).

03/27/2009 - Eight Connecticut College Student-Athletes Named to NESCAC Winter All-Sportsmanship Team
HADLEY, Mass. --The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) announced the Winter All-Sportsmanship Team for each sport sponsored by the conference.

03/26/2009 - 'Celebration Earth: 2009' packs April with Earth Day events at Connecticut College
This April, Connecticut College is cranking Earth Day up a notch with a month's worth of events aimed at promoting sustainability, conservation and awareness.

03/26/2009 - It's lights out at Connecticut College for Earth Hour 2009
For one hour this Saturday, lights all around the Connecticut College campus will be switched off in a symbolic gesture of concern for the environment.

03/25/2009 - Connecticut College 22, Babson College 5 Dachille Ties Single-Game Scoring Record with Eight Goals in Offensive Uprising for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Steve Dachille (Garden City, N.Y.) exploded with six of his eight goals in the first half of play as Connecticut College (3-4) put an end to its three game slide with a decisive 22-5 victory against Babson College (1-6) on Freeman Field Wednesday. Dachille matched a single-game scoring record that was set by Parker Sides ´00 in March of 1998. The junior quad-captain buried his 70th collegiate score in the second half of action for the Camels.

03/24/2009 - Hip-hop feminism headlines 'Rap Sessions' at Connecticut College April 9
"Rap Sessions: Community Dialogue on Gender and Hip-Hop," will be held from 4:30 p.m.to 6:30 p.m. in room 014 of the F.W. Olin Science Center and is free and open to the public.

03/24/2009 - Camels Top Springfield-P.R. Mayaguez on Spring Break
NEW LONDON, Conn. --The Connecticut College women´s tennis team headed south to picturesque Puerto Rico for three spring break matches. The Camels posted a 2-1 record on the trip, earning 6-3 wins against Springfield College and Puerto Rico Mayaguez. The lone setback on the trip was a 6-3 loss to Babson College.

03/24/2009 - Camels Sweep Three Matches on Spring Break Trip
NEW LONDON, Conn. --The Connecticut College men´s team embarked on a weeklong trip to Puerto Rico for a week of tennis action. The Camels had plenty of fun in the sun, posting a perfect 3-0 record on the trip.

03/23/2009 - Hip-hop feminist brings together two loves for discussion on campus
Heather Day '09 is a feminist. She's also a huge hip-hop fan. People seem to get the feminist thing, she says. But hip-hop - how can you be a feminist and like hip-hop?

03/23/2009 - Camels Receive Team Academic Award from USTFCCCA
NEW LONDON, Conn. --The Connecticut College men´s and women´s cross country teams have been honored with the team academic award by the United States Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

03/23/2009 - Camels Receive Team Academic Award from USTFCCCA for 17th Consecutive Year
NEW LONDON, Conn. --The Connecticut College men´s and women´s cross country teams have been honored with the team academic award by the United States Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

03/22/2009 - Camel Men Finish 16th at NCAA Championship with 59 Points Sarah Murphy Scores 14 Points in Women´s Championship
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.--The Connecticut College men´s swimming and diving team scored 59 points at the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship to finish 16th in the nation. The men´s program reached its pinnacle with the highest finish for the program at an NCAA Championship.

03/22/2009 - Diaz-Gonzalez Salas Profiled in Sports Illustrated Magazine´s Faces in the Crowd Section
Connecticut College freshman squash player Antonio Diaz-Gonzalez Salas is profiled in this week´s Sports Illustrated Magazine as a Face in the Crowd. Read more about Antonio in SI at this link.

03/21/2009 - #4 Middlebury 19, Connecticut College 6 Hill Tallies Two Goals, Assist for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Elizabeth Garry (Mamaroneck, N.Y.) and Chase Delano (Greenwich, Conn.) scored four goals each to lead the fourth ranked Middlebury College women´s lacrosse team (4-0, 3-0) to a 19-6 triumph against Connecticut College (2-4, 0-3) in New London Saturday.

03/21/2009 - Camel Women Win Home Invitational Murtagh Wins 5k-Camel Men Finish in Third Place Tie with 88 Points
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College women´s track and field team topped the five team field with a winning score of 168 points at its home invitational in New London Saturday. Senior Brian Murtagh (Rowley, Mass.) highlighted a third place finish for the Camel men with a decisive victory in the 5k.

03/21/2009 - #10 Middlebury 11, Connecticut College 8 Schumann Tallies Goal, Six Ground Balls for Camels
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. --Middlebury College (3-1, 2-1) used a 6-0 run to pull away from Connecticut College (2-4, 0-3) in an 11-8 NESCAC victory Saturday.

03/21/2009 - Camel Men & Women Honored with CSCAA Academic Award
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College men´s and women´s swimming and diving teams have been honored by the Collegiate Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) with the Team Academic All-American award.

03/20/2009 - Rochelle Cruz-Duyan '02 knows the importance of embracing cultural differences.
She'll speak at Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month convocation April 6.

03/20/2009 - President Higdon dishes out career advice and dessert
It's not everyday that college students get career advice from someone whose resume includes 21 years on Wall Street, terms as president at three premier colleges and service in the Peace Corps.

03/19/2009 - Connecticut College 15, Claremont Mudd Scripps 7 Kowtoniuk Shines in Goal With 13 Save Effort in Collegiate Debut
CLAREMONT, Calif.--The Connecticut College women´s lacrosse team (2-3) cruised to a 15-7 victory against Claremont Mudd Scripps (4-1) in non-conference action played on Zenda Field in Claremont Wednesday night. Ashleigh Kowtoniuk (Johnstown, Pa.) stymied the high-powered Athena offense that was averaging 18.75 goals per game with a brilliant 13 save effort in her collegiate debut in goal.

03/18/2009 - Announcements
Sign up for Relay for Life at Connecticut College. Check out the latest employment newsletter from CELS.

03/18/2009 - Connecticut College students to walk for NL homeless April 25
Ten Connecticut College students, in partnership with the New London Homeless Hospitality Center, are planning a benefit walk April 25 to raise money to aid the local homeless population.

03/18/2009 - Edible insects! Students taste creepy crawly delicacies
If you really are what you eat, Botany Professor Manuel Lizarralde is an insect. The tasty kind - lightly fried with a just a touch of macadamia oil.

03/17/2009 - Connecticut College adds gender-neutral housing option
Connecticut College has adopted a gender-neutral housing policy that allows students to elect to live with a roommate of any gender identity or biological sex. With this policy, the college can continue to ensure that all students have access to safe and comfortable living environments regardless of their sexuality or gender identity.

03/17/2009 - College will have memorial service after break
After tragedy, friends continue her work in Uganda.

03/17/2009 - Announcements
Attend G.O.L.D. Happy Hours from Coast-to-Coast in April. Sign up for Relay for Life at Connecticut College. Check out the latest employment newsletter from CELS.

03/17/2009 - Paul Taylor Dance Company makes a triumphant return to Connecticut College with an onStage performance April 3
On the Palmer Auditorium stage in 1962, Paul Taylor debuted the work that would make him famous. Now, 47 years later, the prolific and inventive choreographer returns with his world-renowned company to once again show New London crowds what Paul Taylor dance is all about.

03/17/2009 - Colorado College 17, Connecticut College 9 Pascarelli Tallies Two Goals, Assist for Camels
CLAREMONT, Calif.--Junior midfielder Kristin Rider (Wilton, Conn.) erupted with five goals and two assists to lead the Colorado College women´s lacrosse team (5-1) to a 17-9 triumph over Connecticut College (1-3) on Zenda Field in Claremont Monday night.

03/17/2009 - Amherst 9, Connecticut College 8 Dachille Nets Four Goals for Camels
FARMINGDALE, NY - The Amherst College men´s lacrosse team (3-1, 1-1) erased a two-goal fourth quarter deficit on their way to a 9-8 win against Connecticut College (2-3, 0-2) in a NESCAC game played on the campus of the State University of New York at Farmingdale Tuesday afternoon.

03/16/2009 - Winter sports in photos

03/16/2009 - Media Bytes
Kathy Tollerton '58 looks back on working for John F. Kennedy. Sports Illustratedfeatures NESCAC Rookie of the Year, Antonio Diaz-Gonzalez Salas '12. Professor John Gordon discusses "The Elements of Style," which recently reached its 50th anniversary.

03/16/2009 - Connecticut College junior is national triple jump champion
Alex Samma '10 covered a distance of 49 feet, 5 ½ inches - or about three and a half Toyota Priuses - to win the NCAA Division III Triple Jump Championship March 15.

03/15/2009 - Armstrong praised for teamwork
Time Warner taps Google VP to revive AOL.

03/15/2009 - Refunds average $57 per person
254 alumni are due refunds for healthcare overpayments between 2001 and 2008.

03/15/2009 - Gift will endow financial aid
Deborah Dearborn '67 wants to give students the opportunities she had.

03/15/2009 - Networking is easier than ever
College offers new ways for alumni to connect.

03/15/2009 - Strong admission numbers are important to the College's financial position
Strong enrollment is critical in financial downturn.

03/15/2009 - Connecticut College wins Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization
College ranked in top five for internationalization.

03/15/2009 - Connecticut College Tops Utica & Colorado College Camels Explode with 34 Goals in Doubleheader
UTICA, N.Y.--The Connecticut College women´s water polo team (2-1)notched a pair of wins in a doubleheader played at Utica College Saturday.

03/14/2009 - Samma Wins NCAA Championship in Triple Jump
TERRE HAUTE, Ind.--For the first time in five years, a Connecticut College student-athlete has been crowned as a National Champion. Junior Alex Samma (Ougadougou, Burkina Faso) covered a distance of 49 feet, 5 and one half of an inch (15.07 meters) to win the NCAA Division III Championship in the Triple Jump at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Ind.

03/14/2009 - #15 Amherst College 8, Connecticut College 6 McPherson Tallies Two Goals, Assist for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Lindsey Moran (Upper Montclair, N.J.) scored three goals in the closing 22:48 of regulation Saturday to rally Amherst College (2-1, 1-1) in an 8-6 come from behind victory against Connecticut College (1-2, 0-2) in New London. Kelley Trapp (Monterey, Calif.) tallied three first half scores for the visitors.

03/14/2009 - McDaniel 9, Connecticut College 8 OT Hayes Tallies Two Goals, Two Assists for Camels
HAVERFORD, Pa.--McDaniel (4-1) battled back from a three-goal fourth quarter deficit to defeat Connecticut College (2-2) 9-8 in overtime.

03/13/2009 - Samma Competes at Nationals for Camels
TERRE HAUTE, Ind.--Connecticut College junior Alex Samma (Ougadougou, Burkina Faso)is competing in the 2009 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championship at the Rose Hulman Institute of Technology. Samma is competing in the triple jump for the Camels. He covered a distance of 48 feet, eight and one quarter of an inch to officially stamp his ticket to nationals as the New England Division III Champion. Complete results from the 2009 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championship are available at this link. Samma will be competing on Saturday afternoon at 3:00 p.m.

03/13/2009 - 30 Connecticut College Student-Athletes Named to NESCAC Winter All-Academic Team
NEW LONDON, Conn.--30 Connecticut College student-athletes have been recognized by the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) for their performance in the classroom on the NESCAC Winter All-Academic Team.

03/13/2009 - Six Camels Prepare for NCAA Championship in Minneapolis
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College swimming and diving team will be represented by six student-athletes at the 2009 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championship. The Championship will be hosted by Macalester College at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities from March 18-21.

03/12/2009 - Road trip to Russia: 12 students, a professor and a baby
Andrea Lanoux, associate professor of Slavic studies, and 12 students are traveling through Russia this week as part of Lanoux's Elementary Russian course sequence. Lanoux's nine-month-old daughter Scarlett is along for the ride.

03/12/2009 - Whipple and Salk Honored as NEISA Sailors of the Week
NEW LONDON, Conn. --Connecticut College first-year skipper Bitsy Whipple (Plandome, N.Y.) and sophomore Katrina Salk (Jamestown, R.I.) have been honored as the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association´s (NEISA) Sailors of the Week.

03/12/2009 - Camels Honored with NEWVA Team Academic Award
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The New England Women´s Volleyball Association (NEWVA) has recognized the Connecticut College Camels for their academic prowess with its Academic Team Award.

03/11/2009 - Hungerford Will Step Down as Head Coach of Camel Basketball Program
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College women´s basketball coach Laura Hungerford is stepping down after eight seasons with the program.

03/11/2009 - Connecticut College 7, Roger Williams University 4 Driscoll Tallies Hat-Trick to Lead Camels in Home-Opener
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Katelyn Driscoll (Peabody, Mass.) recorded a hat-trick in her collegiate debut to lead the Connecticut College Camels (1-1) to a 7-4 victory against Roger Williams University (0-1) in a non-conference clash between the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) and the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) that was played in New London Wednesday.

03/11/2009 - Colorado College 11, Connecticut College 7 Bakanas, Emily Hunter Record Hat-Tricks in Season Opener
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--The Connecticut College women´s water polo team opened the 2009 season with a match against Colorado College in Colorado Springs Sunday. The Camels dropped an 11-7 decision to the Tigers.

03/10/2009 - Connecticut College wins Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization
Connecticut College has received the 2009 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization from NAFSA: Association of International Educators, the world´s largest professional international education association.

03/10/2009 - Connecticut College 17, Clark University 2 Dachille Tallies Two Goals, Three Assists for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Junior quad-captain Steve Dachille (Garden City, N.Y.) tallied two goals and three assists and 14 different Connecticut College Camels (2-1) contributed with points in a 17-2 victory against Clark University (1-1) in New London Tuesday.

03/10/2009 - Camels Host Roger Williams University Wednesday Afternoon
The Connecticut College women's lacrosse team will host Roger Williams University Wednesday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. A slide show is viewable at this link

03/9/2009 - #10 Camel Women Place Sixth out of 14 Teams at Charleston Intersectional
CHARLESTON, S.C. --The Connecticut College women´s sailing team opened the spring season by competing in the Charleston Intersectional Regatta this weekend. The Camels, ranked #10 in the latest Sailing Magazine Collegiate Poll, finished sixth in the 14 team field with a score of 183 points.

03/9/2009 - Connecticut College 15, Salve Regina University 5 Walsh Erupts with Five Goals for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The last time Connecticut College and Salve Regina faced-off against each other, both teams were playing in Sunny Orlando at Disney World. There was no sun or t-shirts needed this time around, but the Camels provided plenty of offensive fireworks for the partisan crowd that withstood frigid temperatures, ice and 25 mile per hour wind-gusts to see their team pull out a 15-5 win.

03/8/2009 - Whipple-Salk Win A Division for Camels at Eckerd Intersectional
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. --The Connecticut College coed sailing team opened the spring season in the Sunshine State with the Eckerd Intersectional Regatta. The Camels, ranked #19 in the latest Sailing Magazine Collegiate Poll, finished fourth out of 12 teams with a score of 112 points.

03/7/2009 - College mourns Elizabeth Durante '10
The Connecticut College community suffered a heartbreaking loss in the early morning hours of March 7. Elizabeth Durante '10, of West Islip, N.Y, was killed in a traffic collision on Interstate-395 in Montville, Conn. She was part of a group of Connecticut College students traveling to Uganda on a community service trip through the Asayo Wish Foundation.

03/7/2009 - Trinity 12, Connecticut College 8 Dachille Tallies Hat-Trick in Season Opener for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Harper Cullen (Rehoboth Beach, Del.) scored four goals and Graham Fadden (New Canaan, Conn.) made 14 saves to lead the Trinity College Bantams to a 12-8 victory at Connecticut College in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) opener for both teams played in New London Saturday.

03/7/2009 - #14 Trinity 18, Connecticut College 9 Hill Notches Five Points in Opener-Camels Host RWU Wednesday
HARTFORD, Conn. --Rachel Romanowsky (Hampstead, N.H.) tallied three goals and three assists to lead the 14th ranked Trinity College Bantams to an 18-9 win against Connecticut College in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) opener for both teams.

03/7/2009 - Amherst College 6, Connecticut College 1 Mason Tallies Goal in Program´s Inaugural Semifinal Appearance
AMHERST, Mass. -- Sophomore Courtney Hanlon (Fullerton, Calif.) erupted with three goals in the second period to lead Amherst College (21-4) to their ninth straight win, a 6-1 triumph over Connecticut College (9-14-3) in a NESCAC Championship semifinal played at Orr Rink Saturday.

03/6/2009 - The Brayton Cup was unveiled on Feb. 14
MVP hockey cup honors the style and tenacity of John Brayton '82.

03/6/2009 - Bradley Garners All-NESCAC Honors for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College junior forward Trevor Bradley, a 2006 graduate of the Avon Old Farms School and resident of West Hartford, Conn., has been named to the All-New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Men´s Hockey Team.

03/6/2009 - Webcast of NESCAC Semifinal Available Online
AMHERST, Mass.--Saturday's NESCAC Semifinal game between Connecticut College and Amherst College can be viewed online at this link.

03/5/2009 - Theatrical dance performance explores Jewish heritage and the Holocaust
Rebecca Pappas, a 2001 graduate of Connecticut College, returns to her alma mater March 28 with "Monster," a theatrical dance piece that combines the beautiful and grotesque in an exploration of Jewish heritage and shame.

03/5/2009 - Women's Hockey prepares for first ever NESCAC final four appearance
Senior goalie Lauren Mellen made her 53rd save with just 25 seconds left in Saturday's quarterfinal game against Trinity securing the first ever women's hockey NESCAC playoff victory in school history.

03/4/2009 - "Vagina Monologues" at Connecticut College to raise money to staff shelter at Women's Center
They call themselves Vagina Warriors, and participants in "The Vagina Monologues" at Connecticut College are fighting the good fight - using the funds raised from this year's show to help staff the emergency safe house at the Women's Center of Southeastern Connecticut and to aid women and girls in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

03/4/2009 - Camel Merchandise is Available for Purchase Online
Camels fans, now is your chance to Gear up for the 2009 season. Visit the Camel´s online pro-shop at this link. The store will be closing up Sunday so this is your chance to prepare for the 2009 season.

03/4/2009 - Porter Honored as NESCAC Rookie of the Year for Connecticut College
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College freshman Demetrius Porter, a graduate of the Salisbury School and resident of Virginia Beach, Va. has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Rookie of the Year.

03/3/2009 - Thought-provoking performances headline March at Connecticut College
March at Connecticut College is filled with non-traditional performances that invite discussion and activism, including a performance of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues," to raise money for two good causes.

03/3/2009 - Five public lectures this week at Connecticut College
This week, experts at Connecticut College will discuss everything from the history of the wicked stepmother to integrating plant populations to how to raise a mindful child.

03/3/2009 - Lauren Mellen Honored as NESCAC Player of the Week
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College senior goaltender Lauren Mellen-a graduate of Gilmour Academy and resident of Joliet, Ill. has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Women´s Hockey Player of the Week.

03/3/2009 - Camels Place Fourth at NESCAC Championship
MIDDLETOWN, Conn.--The Connecticut College men´s swimming & diving program secured its highest score and placing in a New England Small College Athletic Conference Championship (NESCAC) at Wesleyan University this weekend.

03/3/2009 - Camels to Host Alumni Saturday, March 28
The Connecticut College men´s lacrosse program will welcome back its alumni Saturday, March 28 in conjunction with the Camels´ NESCAC game against Bowdoin College.

03/2/2009 - Diaz-Gonzalez Salas Named NESCAC Rookie of the Year Cara Flynn Garners First Team All-NESCAC Honors
NEW LONDON, Conn. --Two Connecticut College squash players have been honored on the All-New England Small College Athletic Conference Team. Antonio Diaz-Gonzalez Salas (Mexico City, Mex., St. Georges School, Newport, R.I.) was dually honored as the Rookie of the Year and as a First-Team All-NESCAC Selection.

02/28/2009 - #6 Connecticut College 2, #3 Trinity College 1 Mellen Leads Camels to 1st Playoff Win in Remarkable 53 Save Effort
HARTFORD, Conn.--Senior net-minder Lauren Mellen (Joliet, Ill.) stopped 53 of 54 shots to lead sixth seeded Connecticut College (9-13-3) to a 2-1 victory at third seeded Trinity (12-6-2) in a NESCAC Quarterfinal played at the Koeppel Athletic Center Saturday. Mellen made two of her 27 third period saves in the final minute of regulation, preserving the one goal lead in the first playoff victory for the Connecticut College women´s hockey program.

02/28/2009 - Taylor, Bonito, Hand & Dermody Post Season-Best Time of 9:42.12 in 4x800 M Relay at BU
BOSTON, Mass.--The Connecticut College indoor track & field teams visited Boston University to compete in the All-New England Championship this weekend. The women´s 4x800 meter relay team comprised of Kelsey Taylor (East Hampton, Conn.), Ally Bonito (Guilford, Conn.), Kerry Hand (Wilton, Conn.), and Kerry Dermody (Erieville, N.Y.) posted their fastest time of the season in 9:42.12.

02/28/2009 - NESCAC Championship Quarterfinal: Trinity 3, Connecticut College 1
HARTFORD, Conn.--Trinity College (16-8) advanced to the NESCAC Semifinal round of play with a 3-1 victory over Connecticut College (13-9-3) at the Koeppel Center Saturday.