Connecticut College Magazine · Fall 2006


Bold Steps: The Inauguration of Leo I. Higdon, Jr.

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In a ceremony resplendent with the colors of more than 40 flags from around the world and filled with the sounds of music and dance, Leo I. Higdon, Jr. was inaugurated as Connecticut College´s 10th president on Saturday, Oct. 14...

The Holleran Center at 10

In 1993 in the basement of the chapel, a group of students, professors, staff and community members gathered to discuss how best to integrate academic study with civic engagement. They asked, “How can Connecticut College cultivate students´ active citizenship, leadership, intercultural knowledge and passion for equity and social justice?”

CC´s first Muslim chaplain hopes to create a comfortable environment where students can ´figure out who they are´

Julie Novak

Canadian-born Ayesha Siddiqua Chaudhry, Connecticut College´s first Muslim chaplain, never questioned her Islamic faith until she visited Damascus, Syria, as a college student studying abroad...

Field hockey team travels Down Under

Will Tomasian

Studying away is a critical element of the Connecticut College experience. This May, the field hockey team put their liberal arts education into motion with a two-week tour of Australia. The trip was coordinated by head coach Debbie LaVigne, who is in her sixth season at the helm of the Camel program. The Camels played several exhibitions and had plenty of time to tour the country and all its offerings...

When it comes to faculty-student research, they wrote the book.

Lisa Brownell

When psychology major Justin Kaufman ´04 decided to register for a senior government seminar on “The Transformation of the World System,” Professor Alex Roberto Hybel gave him a stern warning: “You will find it extremely challenging.” Kaufman´s stubborn streak gained him a seat in that advanced seminar three years ago, but it also led to something he never could have foreseen: co-authoring a book on foreign policy with his professor...

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