Connecticut College Magazine · Summer 09


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From our Summer ´09 print edition:

Coverage from Reunion 2009 including photos (and more!)

Slideshow: “Proof of Community” by Gabrielle Kaminsky ´09

Alex Samma ´10 long jump and back flip

• Admission essays that worked (full texts):
Rebecca Frele ´09Kyle Yager ´09

91st Commencement Address: "Not for Profit: Liberal Education and Democratic Citizenship" by Martha Nussbaum

• “Don´t ask yourself what the world needs”: 2009 Baccalaureate address by Noah Silverman ´04

• CC Ethnobotany students eat bugs as part of a sustainable diet initiative — Story and video

Lost in his Work

By David Holahan

David Grann ´89 left the safety of his desk job to follow the trail of a legendary explorer who disappeared into the amazon 80 years ago.

A Pivotal Moment

by Amy Martin

Graduates shine at Commencement 2009
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Water Water Where?

by Phoebe Hall

At the College´s recent Water Scarcity and Conflict conference, experts discuss challenges and solutions.

Courage & Conviction

by Lisa Brownell

Civil rights activist Mardon Walker ´66 returned to campus this spring to share with students her story and a struggle for justice that was taken all the way to the Supreme Court.

A Passage Through Crime

by Karen Guzman

A former gang leader shows a professor the inner workings of Brazil´s drug trade

Thinking outside the bottle

By Mary Howard

Wellness educator C.C. Curtiss is helping students make smart decisions about alcohol

When the Dog Bites and the Bee Stings

by Rachel Harrington

Wrangling dogs, keeping bees and finding adventure is a way of life for Jake Hays ´06

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