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.

12/21/2009 - 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?

12/14/2009 - 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.

12/11/2009 - 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.

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

12/10/2009 - Announcements
Connecticut College Magazine's top photos of 2009 and other online exclusives. Are you hiring? We can help. Surprise your student with a CamelPak.

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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12/9/2009 - 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.

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

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.

12/4/2009 - 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.

12/2/2009 - 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

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.

11/25/2009 - 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.

11/24/2009 - 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.

11/20/2009 - 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.

11/19/2009 - '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.

11/18/2009 - 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.

11/16/2009 - 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.

11/13/2009 - 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
Celebrate the holiday season with Connecticut College. Show your pride in your senior. See the latest employment newsletters from CELS.

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.

11/12/2009 - $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.

11/11/2009 - 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."

11/10/2009 - 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.

11/6/2009 - 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.

11/5/2009 - 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.

11/2/2009 - 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.

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.

10/26/2009 - 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.

10/23/2009 - 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.

10/21/2009 - 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.

10/19/2009 - '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."

10/15/2009 - 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.

10/14/2009 - 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.

10/12/2009 - 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.

10/9/2009 - 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.

10/7/2009 - 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.'

10/2/2009 - 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.

10/1/2009 - 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.

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.

09/25/2009 - 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.

09/24/2009 - 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.

09/23/2009 - 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.

09/22/2009 - 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.

09/21/2009 - 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.

09/18/2009 - 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.

09/16/2009 - 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.

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

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.

09/11/2009 - 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.

09/10/2009 - 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.

09/8/2009 - 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.

09/1/2009 - 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.

08/27/2009 - 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.

08/26/2009 - 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.

08/21/2009 - 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.

08/7/2009 - 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.

07/20/2009 - 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.

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.

06/23/2009 - 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.

06/11/2009 - 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.

06/9/2009 - 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.

06/8/2009 - 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.

06/4/2009 - 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.

05/22/2009 - 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.

05/21/2009 - 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.

05/20/2009 - 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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05/14/2009 - 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.

05/8/2009 - 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.

05/1/2009 - 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.

04/24/2009 - 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.

04/22/2009 - 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.

04/21/2009 - 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.

04/17/2009 - 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.

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

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.

04/14/2009 - 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.

04/10/2009 - 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."

04/8/2009 - 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.

04/3/2009 - 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.

04/2/2009 - 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.

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

03/26/2009 - '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.

03/24/2009 - 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.

03/23/2009 - 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?

03/20/2009 - 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.

03/18/2009 - 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.

03/16/2009 - 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.

03/12/2009 - 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.

03/10/2009 - 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.

03/7/2009 - 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.

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

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.

03/3/2009 - 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.

02/27/2009 - Students posting LIVE from national energy conference
Several Connecticut College students will be posting live updates on Twitter this weekend from Power Shift '09, a four-day climate and energy conference in Washington, D.C. that culminates with a rally on Capitol Hill.

02/26/2009 - Arboretum hosts discussion about global warming
Registration is open for a two-part book discussion of "Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet" by Mark Lynas.

02/25/2009 - Connecticut College continues to offset energy usage
Connecticut College has purchased wind renewable energy certificates (RECs) to offset an estimated 100 percent of the college's annual electricity consumption.

02/24/2009 - Chris Louis Sardella '93 wins the National Educator Award.
Top teacher channels Bill Niering and Nancy Rash.

02/24/2009 - Award-winning feminist filmmaker to screen documentary at Connecticut College March 2
Award-winning feminist filmmaker Aishah Shahidah Simmons with present her film "NO! The Rape Documentary," March 2 at 7 p.m. at the F.W. Olin Science Center, room 014 at Connecticut College. A question and answer session will follow.

02/23/2009 - Camel hockey teams to compete in NESCAC quarterfinals Saturday
The Connecticut College men's and women's hockey teams are headed to the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) championship quarterfinals Saturday, Feb. 28.

02/20/2009 - Student written play for Black History Month explores "privilege"
Freshman Loretta Vereen has a story to tell for Black History Month, and she has chosen to tell it on stage.

02/19/2009 - Danú Traditional Irish Ensemble brings the music of Ireland to onStage at Connecticut College
Danú Traditional Irish Ensemble embodies the musical vibe of Ireland -- the standing-room only pubs, the floor-shaking tempo and the ancient staccatos of the tin whistle and fiddle.

02/19/2009 - Connecticut College alumna gives nearly $1 million to support financial aid scholarship
Deborah Dearborn, a 1967 Connecticut College graduate, has designated a $975,000 charitable remainder trust to fund an endowed scholarship that will support Connecticut College students with financial need.

02/18/2009 - Channel 8 News highlights College's green initiatives
Connecticut College's environmental and sustainability initiatives were highlighted in a WTNH-TV Channel 8 (ABC) news segment that aired Tuesday evening and again on Wednesday morning.

02/18/2009 - College's MLK award-winners interviewed live on Fox 61 News
Heather Day '09 and Sunil Bhatia, associate professor of human development, were interviewed live today on Fox 61 News.

02/16/2009 - Announcements
Connecticut College is on the road in Naples and Sarasota. Important new information if you make your gift through stocks or mutual fund shares. Check out the latest employment newsletter from CELS.

02/16/2009 - College supports fictional professor up for best acting Oscar
Actor Richard Jenkins is a contender for his role in The Visitor.

02/16/2009 - Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical at Connecticut
Forty years after HAIR first brought sex, drugs, peace and love to Broadway, 12 Connecticut College students are doing it all over again.

02/13/2009 - Obama will need to continue a policy of "progressive pragmatism," said Professor David Canton
Obama has to talk in a way that doesn't alienate or divide people, speakers said at a recent campus forum.

02/13/2009 - Media Bytes
Professor Scott Bates talks about his recent trip to Iraq. Beatrice Biira '08 supports Heifer International in Florida. Professor Peter Siver studies climate changes using diatoms.

02/13/2009 - Announcements
Connecticut College is on the road in Naples, Sarasota and New York City. Travel to Greece with fellow alumni. Important new information if you make your gift through stocks or mutual fund shares.

02/13/2009 - Get excited about Reunion 2009 on Facebook
Reconnect with friends -- Reunion 2009 is just three months away.

02/13/2009 - Castell already ran two of Thompson's political campaigns
William C. Thompson Jr. will take on Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg.

02/13/2009 - Despite a tough economic climate, students feel 'empowered' about the job search
Alumni offer job-search advice at annual Seminar on Success to seniors entering a tough economic climate.

02/12/2009 - Flanders Recorder Quartet revives the recorder for onStage at Connecticut College
The recorder returns to its former place of glory Feb. 26 with a special onStage at Connecticut College performance by the Flanders Recorder Quartet at 8 p.m. at John C. Evans Hall.

02/11/2009 - Expert to discuss the Arab-Israeli conflict at Connecticut College Feb. 17
One of the most sought out experts on the Arab-Israeli conflict will speak at Connecticut College Feb. 17.

02/11/2009 - College coffee house gets a boost of caffeine and upholstery
The newly revamped Coffee Grounds has new hours this semester: noon to midnight Wednesday through Monday.

02/10/2009 - The College Remembers Charles Chu Saturday, April 18
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02/9/2009 - Connecticut College named to President's Community Service Honor Roll
Connecticut College is the only Connecticut school named to the 2009 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction.

02/9/2009 - Connecticut College earns distinguished spot on President's Community Service Honor Roll
Connecticut College is the only Connecticut school named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction.

02/7/2009 - Athletic Hall of Fame inducts four
The Connecticut College Athletic Hall of Fame welcomed four new inductees in a special ceremony Feb. 7 in New London.

02/6/2009 - Connecticut College chamber music concert presents drama-inspired works
The Connecticut College music department will present a chamber music concert featuring faculty Tom Labadorf and Anthea Kreston Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Cummings Art Center, Evans Recital Hall, on the Connecticut College campus.

02/5/2009 - For Jake Hays '06, bee stings and dog bites are occupational hazards
His experiences in Alaska and Hawaii set Hays on a new course.

02/5/2009 - Four honored with Connecticut College's MLK Service Award
Three members of the Connecticut College community and a local seventh-grader were honored with the college's Martin Luther King Jr. Service Award at a commemoration event recently.

02/3/2009 - Junior women's hockey player is fiery on the ice
Connecticut College women's hockey player Erin Davey '10 helped lead her team to its third straight win recently, with three goals and a goal assist in just two games. A forward for the team, Davey has just been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Women's Hockey Player of the Week.

02/2/2009 - Escape from the cold with performances at Connecticut College
Connecticut College is warming up chilly February with a month's worth of colorful, foot-stomping performances, breathtaking concerts and young, talented musicians.

02/2/2009 - Connecticut College heats up with showstopping performances
Connecticut College is warming up chilly February with a month's worth of colorful, foot-stomping performances, breathtaking concerts and young, talented musicians.

01/30/2009 - RecycleMania spreads at Connecticut College
For this year's nationwide RecycleMania competition, sophomore Sally Zuar has a plan to give Connecticut College the edge it needs.

01/28/2009 - Connecticut College remembers Charles Chu with a special exhibition of privately owned works
In honor of the late Charles Chi-Jung Chu, master painter, calligrapher, scholar and emeritus professor of Chinese at Connecticut College, the Department of Art History and Architectural Studies and the Charles E. Shain Library will co-sponsor a special exhibition of his paintings from the private collections of college faculty, staff and alumni.

01/28/2009 - Connecticut College presents spring seminars in Chemistry
The Connecticut College Department of Chemistry will host a series of six spring seminars that will culminate with a presentation of student honors theses April 28.

01/22/2009 - Connecticut College brings arts and technology to life
The Ammerman Center for Arts & Technology at Connecticut College is breaking all the rules -- combining computers with dance, music with science and turning weather into sound -- during the "Studio Works Colloquia Series" beginning Jan. 29.

01/21/2009 - Connecticut College faculty art on display now through March 4
Three of Connecticut College's most renowned artists will display their work in the Manwaring Gallery and Gallery 66 in the Cummings Arts Center at Connecticut College now through March 4.

01/21/2009 - Art in full color: Professors' sculptures and paintings on display
The intellectually engaging sculptures of Gregory Bailey, the jewel-like landscapes of Barkley Hendricks and the luminous beeswax paintings of Timothy McDowell will be on display at Connecticut College until March 4 in an exhibition that highlights the talents of three of Connecticut College's most renowned artists.

01/20/2009 - Ladysmith Black Mambazo goes onStage at Connecticut College Feb. 5
OnStage at Connecticut College is proud to present the joyful gospel sounds of the Grammy award-wining a cappella group and Zulu men's choir Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Feb. 5, at 8 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium.

01/20/2009 - "Bucket of Bassoons" takes on everything from polka to jazz at Connecticut College Feb. 8
Connecticut College's Music Department will present "A Bucket of Bassoons," featuring Rebecca Noreen, assistant professor of music, and guest artists Garrett Bennett, Yeh-Chi Wang and Sue Zoellner-Cross at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 8, in Evans Hall, Cummings Art Center at Connecticut College.

01/16/2009 - Don't miss these opportunities to connect
Join alumni and parents in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.

01/16/2009 - Announcements
Find out how The Parents Fund is doing. Check out the latest employment newsletter from CELS.

01/16/2009 - Joan Fluegelman Wexler '53
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01/16/2009 - The team of Dan Gallagher '81 and Livingston Johnson '79
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01/16/2009 - Caroline Davis '99
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01/16/2009 - King's work will be featured at Atheneum
Emmy winner Michael King '75 interviewed Prince Charles for a documentary and will screen his film 'Rapping with Shakespeare' at a MLK celebration in Hartford Monday.

01/16/2009 - Panelists to discuss "The Challenges of Change" Jan. 23 at Connecticut College
Connecticut College will host a panel discussion, "The Challenge of Change - The Obama Presidency," Jan. 23 at 11:45 a.m. in the Blaustein Humanities Center, room 210.

01/14/2009 - Connecticut College Children's Program awarded $500k state grant
The Connecticut College Children's Program has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Connecticut State Department of Education to support its inclusive pre-school program.

01/13/2009 - Does your class year end in 0 or 5?
Come back and help plan your Reunion at Insights, Feb. 27-28.

01/13/2009 - $1 million gift will advance internationalization
The anonymous gift supports faculty research and the development of curriculum.

01/13/2009 - Don't miss these opportunities to reconnect
Join alumni and parents in Florida, Philadelphia, New York or Washington, D.C.

01/13/2009 - Media Bytes
Professor David Dorfman dances for 24-hours, blindfolded, as an act of solidarity with people in war-torn areas. Carl Lewis '95 named Florida's Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's new director. Hear how Professor Stuart Vyse paid off his own credit card debt in a U.S. News podcast.

01/13/2009 - Som says many women can identify with Obama's style
When Women's Wear Daily asked top designers for ideas, Peter Som '93 sketched an elegant gown in white -- for hope. Vote online for your favorite.

01/13/2009 - Burlingame's book named one of "Publishers Weekly's Best Books of the Year"
Professor Emeritus Burlingame's new biography -- out just in time for the Lincoln bicentennial -- takes the first fresh (and comprehensive) look at his life in decades.

01/13/2009 - More than three dozen students will spend spring break volunteering
Medical team will go to Africa; other students will build houses for Habitat in Washington state and Maryland.

01/13/2009 - Announcements
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01/13/2009 - Member Dorothy 'Dot' Shaw '52 describes the College as 'a life-changing event'
New London's Book Group has been meeting since 1965, but the 12 members only recently discovered the depth of their ties to the College.

01/13/2009 - Visit Connecticut College on Facebook
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01/13/2009 - Students call Zipcars 'phenomenally useful' and 'a blessing'
The College's two rental cars are popular for everything from moving out to shopping in Providence.

01/13/2009 - Armstrong's Blazers are back after a 12 year absence
Tim Armstrong '93, a Google vice president and a lacrosse captain in college, is reviving Beantown's pro team.

01/12/2009 - Susana Hancock '07 is studying at Oxford for her Ph.D. in linguistics
This alumna knows something about linguistics, Slavic fiction, the cello -- and how to handle an alligator.

01/12/2009 - Connecticut College's Jan. 23 event to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The Connecticut College community will gather Jan. 23 to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with dance, poetry and musical performances by students, faculty and staff.

01/6/2009 - Sophomore standout Brigid O'Gorman: "Hockey motivates me"
She wears jersey No. 2, but her confidence, courage and commitment to the Connecticut College women's ice hockey program ranks second to none. On the ice, in the classroom or in the community, sophomore Brigid O'Gorman is a leader.