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12/29/2011 - College receives $400,000 grant for new undergraduate research program
Connecticut College will develop a new arts and humanities research program with a $400,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The new program will enable students in their sophomore year to prepare themselves to conduct advanced level research in ways that build connections between their education and arts- and humanities-focused careers.

12/26/2011 - Professor wins 2011 W.E.B. Du Bois Book Prize
Professor David Canton's recent book, "Raymond Pace Alexander: A New Negro Lawyer Fights for Civil Rights in Philadelphia," has been awarded the 2011 W.E.B. Du Bois Book Prize from the Northeast Black Studies Association.

12/22/2011 - Students launch College's first fashion magazine
Connecticut College's first fashion magazine was a project almost eight years in the making. Shelby Greeley '13 has been keeping sketch books of fashion trends, designs and layouts since she was in sixth grade, and as soon as she came to campus, inspiration struck.

12/21/2011 - Connecticut College Children's Program receives $68,572 for new healthy choices program
The Connecticut College Children's Program has won a $68,572 competitive Client Grant from The Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) to develop, implement and assess a new program to promote healthy choices among families in its innovative preschool program.

12/16/2011 - 15 seniors earn College's highest academic honor
Fifteen Connecticut College seniors have been named Winthrop Scholars, the highest academic honor bestowed by the college.

12/16/2011 - Students fuel up for finals with moonlight breakfast
Students hitting the books to prepare for final exams, which began today, were encouraged to take a study break last night and fuel up with an annual favorite: the moonlight breakfast.

12/16/2011 - Centennial art exhibition features works by distinguished alumni
In celebration of the College's Centennial, the Department of Art presents an exhibition of works by six distinguished alumni artists: John Cyr '03, Sheila Gallagher '89, Matthew Geller '76, Kathy King '90, Emily Luce '97 and Jedediah Morfit '96. The exhibition opens on Tuesday, Jan. 23, and runs through Friday, Feb. 24.

12/16/2011 - Chamber music recital honors College's Centennial
The College's Centennial celebrations continue in 2012 with the Department of Music's "Centennial Chamber Music Recital - Then and Now." The performance is Saturday, Feb. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Evans Hall of Cummings Arts Center.

12/15/2011 - Celebrate the Season
View photos from holiday events.

12/15/2011 - U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom will be 2012 Commencement speaker
Louis B. Susman P'84, an attorney and former investment banker, has spoken often on the important role of young people in social change.

12/15/2011 - Film Studies department to screen student works
Could the next Spielberg or Kurosawa be a student at Connecticut College?

12/14/2011 - Alumni from Google, VH1 and share career advice
Don't be afraid to take chances, they tell students at a 'Sundays with Alumni' discussion.

12/14/2011 - For green-building consultant Sarah Nugent '10, her latest project is personal
She's part of the team advising the College on green construction materials for the new Science Center.

12/14/2011 - Historian Linda Lear '62, Prof. Alex Hybel will speak at Reunion 2012
Hybel's topic is the Arab Spring and Lear will speak on women who've made a difference.

12/14/2011 - Women's basketball (8-1) is off to its best start since 1991
Cheer for the Camels at upcoming games in Hartford, New London, Amherst, New Haven and Middletown.

12/14/2011 - Students help build nesting boxes for endangered birds
They'll replace boxes destroyed by Tropical Storm Irene.

12/14/2011 - Songs of the season, a cappella style
In the spirit of the season, the a cappella groups on campus will join together in Harkness Chapel for a rousing holiday concert on Thursday, Dec. 15, at 7 p.m.

12/9/2011 - Senior Robin Edwards conducts experiments on synthetic jet fuel
Senior Robin Edwards interned with professor David Lewis at Aerodyne Research Inc., a Massachusetts research and consulting firm that specializes in environmental issues and national defense. She now works for the company part time while she completes her undergraduate degree.

12/9/2011 - Celebrate the holidays with Christmas Vespers
Ring in the holiday season on Wednesday, Dec. 14, with one of Connecticut College's oldest traditions, "Christmas Vespers: A Service of Lessons and Carols."

12/8/2011 - Computer science students to present research
The Department of Computer Science will host a symposium on Monday, Dec. 12, in which students majoring in computer science will present the results of research projects that are very wide-ranging in scope.

12/7/2011 - Dance Department Concert, Dec. 9 and 10
The Connecticut College Dance Department will present its fall concert, "Things Went Awry Some Time Ago," on Dec. 9 and 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium.

12/5/2011 - Computer science professor takes students to Alaska for conference - and fishing
Professor Gary Parker took two students to present their research at a computer science conference in Alaska. The trip also involved two days of fishing and hiking.

12/2/2011 - Connecticut College spirit infuses Chorus of Westerly's 'A Celebration of Twelfth Night'
Connecticut College students, professors, staff and alumni have helped make the Chorus of Westerly's "A Celebration of Twelfth Night" a holiday favorite for nearly four decades.

12/2/2011 - Music from Monday to Monday
Between Monday, Dec. 5, and Monday, Dec. 12, Connecticut College will host five musical events that feature a broad range of styles and include everything from original student compositions to the works of Billy Joel, "Fats" Waller, Al Jolson, Alojz Srebotnjak and more.

12/1/2011 - 'Tis the season for music, dance and holiday events
Celebrate the holidays with music, dance and timeless traditions at Connecticut College throughout December.

11/29/2011 - Three alumni to share advice about careers in media
This weekend brings another event in the "Sundays with Alumni" series, in which former students return to Connecticut College to share their professional experiences and advice about their chosen fields.

11/28/2011 - ABC News producer is next speaker in Centennial series
During the College's Centennial year, several prominent alumni have returned to campus to share their experiences during and after college as part of a series titled "Great Beginnings: Conversations with Alumni." The next conversation will be with Alice Maggin '91, anchor producer for "ABC's World News with Diane Sawyer," on Friday, Dec. 2, at 8 p.m.

11/23/2011 - Topping out ceremony celebrates progress on new Science Center
The campus community celebrated progress on the new Science Center at New London Hall recently with a traditional "topping out" ceremony -- and a surprise.

11/21/2011 - Art exhibit examines sustainability
An exhibit on display at Connecticut College is the culminating event of a semester-long multidisciplinary program that merged sustainability and the arts.

11/21/2011 - Students help Coast Guard cadets build nesting boxes for endangered local bird
Armed with drills, hammers and scissors, Connecticut College students recently spent an entire Saturday helping cadets from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, officials from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and members of Audubon Connecticut build 200 nesting boxes for endangered roseate terns.

11/18/2011 - Support CC's sustainability efforts
Support CC sustainability.

11/18/2011 - Reunion 2012
Notable alumni to be honored.

11/18/2011 - Alumni, parents and students connect from coast to coast
View photos from fall events.

11/18/2011 - Jim Butler celebrates 25 years as X-C coach
Twenty-seven former runners, including co-captains from his first team, returned for his surprise party.

11/18/2011 - View the Big Event videos
View the Big Event videos

11/18/2011 - Ruane's Den is dedicated in Harkness House
New space gives students a place to study, relax and meet. View photos from ribbon-cutting.

11/18/2011 - Science Center topping out brings a surprise. View video.
Science Center topping out brings a surprise. View video.

11/18/2011 - Phil Haynes '14 helps establish organic farm in New Jersey
Phil Haynes '14 knew what he was getting himself into when his brother asked for help establishing an organic farm - early mornings, long days and a never ending to do list. Yet he didn't hesitate.

11/17/2011 - New Science Center will be 'topped out' Wednesday
Connecticut College will celebrate the progress on its new Science Center Wednesday, Nov. 16, with a traditional "topping out" ceremony - complete with the hoisting of an evergreen to the highest point on the steel structure.

11/17/2011 - Ruane's Den, a new café in Harkness House, now open
With its historic residence houses lining the College's beautiful Tempel Green, the part of campus known as ‘south' has always been a favorite place for students to live. With the opening of Ruane's Den this week, it is also a favorite spot to study, meet with friends or just grab a latte.

11/17/2011 - Huffington Post publishes Higdon op-ed on liberal arts
Read his response to Gov. Rick Scott of Florida.

11/17/2011 - President Higdon in Huffington Post: Social sciences lead to fulfilling employment
President Leo I. Higdon Jr. has published an opinion piece in the Huffington Post in support of the social sciences and the liberal arts as practical courses of study for success in today's global economy.

11/17/2011 - Meet Rusty, the Steel House
He's getting a complete makeover, thanks to the Campaign for Connecticut College, and is talking about it on Facebook.

11/17/2011 - 'Rusty the Steel House' is being restored
With a $101,500 grant from the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD), Connecticut College's historic steel house is being completely restored.

11/16/2011 - Class of 1981 raises $540,000 to support funded internship program
The class raised $540,000 in commitments through the Annual Fund as a gift to the College in honor of its 30th reunion in 2011. The support is designated for funded internships which have been coordinated through the College's career office, better known as CELS, an acronym for Career Enhancing Life Skills.

11/15/2011 - Theater department presents Chekhov's 'Three Sisters'
The Department of Theater will stage a production of Anton Chekhov's "Three Sisters," from Thursday, Nov. 17 through Sunday, Nov. 20. The week before Thanksgiving may just be the perfect time to see the play.

11/14/2011 - Hoops team that went to the Final Four in 1999 is inducted into Hall of Fame
Elizabeth Ashforth Bacon '78 P'07, Tracy Hayley Smith '97 and Coach Doug Roberts are also welcomed.

11/14/2011 - Native American activist Winona LaDuke visits Connecticut College
As part of the College's Native American Heritage Month programming, LaDuke, an Anishnaabe writer and economist who lives on the White Earth Reservation in Minnesota, spoke to an engaged crowd in the 1962 Room in the College Center at Crozier-Williams about what she called a "continuation of the Indian Wars."

11/14/2011 - Ecologist Carl Safina to speak on campus
Fisheries, coral reefs, forests, climate change, poverty and peace. These seemingly disparate issues will collide in a talk by Carl Safina on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. in the Ernst Common Room of Blaustein Humanities Center. The talk is free and open to the public.

11/14/2011 - New Science Center will be 'topped out' Wednesday
Connecticut College will celebrate the progress on its new Science Center Wednesday, Nov. 16, with a traditional "topping out" ceremony - complete with the hoisting of an evergreen to the highest point on the steel structure.

11/11/2011 - Missing medieval manuscript found after 50 years
In one otherwise unremarkable storage box in Shain Library, Ben Panciera made a remarkable discovery.

11/9/2011 - Scholar to speak on life in Libya before and after revolution
An eyewitness to the uprising in Libya will speak on campus Thursday, Nov. 10, at 4:30 p.m. in the Charles Chu Asian Art Reading Room in Shain Library. The talk is free and open to the public.

11/9/2011 - Professor John Gordon publishes new book on Charles Dickens
In his new book, "Sensation and Sublimation in Charles Dickens," English professor John Gordon adds a new perspective to theories on Dickensian psychology.

11/4/2011 - Mike LeDuc '14 earns All-NESCAC cross country honors
Sophomore Mike LeDuc has been named to the first team of the All-New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Men's Cross Country squad for the second consecutive year.

11/3/2011 - Exploring the causes of violence on the U.S.-Mexico border
Many people attribute the escalating violence in Mexico to turf wars between drug cartels, but Macrina Cárdenas Alarcón believes there's more to it, including international arms traffic, U.S. military aid, free trade agreements and the rise and fall of political parties. She will discuss her theories and more in a talk titled "On the Edge of Reason: Border Dynamics and the Spread of Violence," on Friday, Nov. 4, at 11:50 a.m. in Blaustein Humanities Center Room 210.

11/2/2011 - Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame honors three Connecticut College women
Patricia McGowan Wald '48, Miriam Brooks Butterworth '40 and Janet Yee Wah Tso '12 were honored Oct. 25 at the Hall of Fame's 18th annual Induction Ceremony and Celebration at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford.

11/2/2011 - November arts and events at Connecticut College
Visitors will find an abundance of art, dance, music, theater and public lectures at Connecticut College this November.

10/31/2011 - Connecticut College named top producer of U.S. Fulbright students
Connecticut College again has been recognized as a top producer of U.S. Fulbright students. The Chronicle of Higher Education published a list of top-producing institutions in its Oct. 28 print and Oct. 23 online editions.

10/31/2011 - Pulitzer Prize-winning artist and illustrator Art Spiegelman to speak on campus
"What the %@&! Happened to Comics?" Art Spiegelman knows, and you will too after his talk at Connecticut College on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is part of the College's Daniel Klagsbrun Symposium on Creative Arts and Moral Vision.

10/28/2011 - Powered by vegetables, fueled by a desire to do good
Three guys, one bus and a mission to raise awareness about the environment.

10/28/2011 - Oct. 31 concert celebrates the spooky sounds of Halloween
If you've no access to a phantom's lair this Halloween but would still like to hear some eerie organ music, head to Harkness Chapel on the campus of Connecticut College for our always popular Halloween Concert.

10/26/2011 - Panel to discuss careers that can help those affected by domestic violence
Connecticut College has long been at the forefront of marrying academics with social responsibility, and an event on campus this Friday will offer advice for those considering combining a career with social responsibility.

10/26/2011 - onStage at Connecticut College presents 'Moby Dick' by the Gare St Lazare Players Ireland Nov. 13
The Gare St Lazare Players Ireland will bring their award-winning performance of "Moby Dick" to Connecticut College on Sunday, Nov. 13. The performance, part of the onStage at Connecticut College series, is at 3 p.m. in Evan's Hall, Cummings Arts Center.

10/26/2011 - Brenner Green '12 tells gay student athletes: 'It gets better'
Brenner Green '12 opens his ‘It Gets Better' video blog with this succinct advice that's frank and direct, but also wise.

10/24/2011 - Centennial Fall Weekend was the celebration of a century
With spectacular Friday night fireworks, a full house in Palmer for Saturday morning's Big Event" and nearly 5,000 alumni, parents, faculty, staff and students enjoying events on Tempel Green and throughout campus, Centennial Fall Weekend was truly the celebration of a century.

10/20/2011 - onStage at Connecticut College presents L.A. Theatre Works' 'The Rivalry' Nov. 4
"The Rivalry" brings to life the Abraham Lincoln-Stephen Douglas debates using riveting dialogue from the original transcripts. The story is told in the unique live radio theater-style performance of the Grammy Award-winning L.A. Theatre Works.

10/20/2011 - $100,000 grant to support scholarships for Science Leaders
The Lloyd G. Balfour Foundation, Bank of America Trustee, N.A., has awarded Connecticut College a $100,000 grant to provide scholarships for students in the College's Science Leaders Program.

10/19/2011 - NLFD Pipes and Drums to set the stage for the 'Big Event'
Students who sleep in on Saturday, Oct. 22, may be awakened by the keening of bagpipes.

10/18/2011 - Elise Dunn '12 reflects on meeting with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Elise Dunn '12 traveled with two professors and nine other students to New York City last week for a two-hour discussion with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who was in New York for the United Nations General Assembly session.

10/17/2011 - You're invited: the big Centennial celebration is Saturday
The "Big Event" starts at 9:45 a.m. in Palmer Auditorium.

10/17/2011 - Catch up with your student, meet faculty and enjoy the campus. Register now.
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10/17/2011 - Centennial Fall Weekend is going to be BIG
In addition to traditional favorites like Harvestfest, a cappella concerts, soccer on Tempel Green and the all-campus picnic, the annual family and alumni weekend is full of Centennial extras, including Friday night fireworks and Saturday's "Big Event."

10/13/2011 - Acclaimed novelist to speak on campus Oct. 19
The Department of Literatures in English will bring novelist Dinaw Mengestu to campus to deliver the Lorna F. McGuire Lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 19.

10/13/2011 - Special theatrical performance will be part of Centennial Fall Weekend
As part of Centennial Fall Weekend, the Connecticut College theater department will present "Foundations, Dreams and Inspirations: The Centennial Project," a unique celebration of the College and its impact on members of its community.

10/12/2011 - Don't miss fall events
Register for 'Meet the Faculty' receptions, Holiday Pops, the New York City Ballet's 'Nutcracker' and more.

10/12/2011 - From public service to foreign service
Alumni offer students advice on careers in government.

10/12/2011 - Honoring Helen Mulvey
Alumni are endowing an annual faculty award in recognition of her commitment. You can help.

10/12/2011 - Introducing the leaders of the Class of '14
View their video spoof

10/12/2011 - Centennial Fall Weekend
View the schedule

10/12/2011 - Meet this year's student leaders and Student Life staff
'Lip dub' introduces them to new students.

10/12/2011 - The challenges of diplomacy
CISLA students grapple with the ethics of meeting the Iranian president.

10/12/2011 - Comedic video helps 2014 Class Council reach fellow students
The members of 2014 Class Council were looking to introduce themselves in a way that would catch the attention of their busy classmates. The answer, it seems, was ‘jorts.'

10/12/2011 - Lecture to explore the hidden history of Blacks in Mexico
Just days after the national holiday celebrating Christopher Columbus, Connecticut College's Department of History and Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE) are co-sponsoring a Common Hour event to ponder his complex legacy.

10/10/2011 - Atlantic Publisher Jay Lauf '86 to students: 'Don't be afraid to show you care'
Jay Lauf '86, publisher of The Atlantic, spoke to students last month as part of the Centennial speaker series, "Great Beginnings: Conversations with Alumni."

10/7/2011 - College marks anniversary of Matthew Shepard's death with vigil
On Oct. 12, 1998, University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard died of injuries he received in a beating inflicted by two men, allegedly because Shepard was gay. His death sparked widespread outrage, increased attention on hate crime legislation, and led to much-needed public discourse about equality and other issues related to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) community.

10/4/2011 - onStage at Connecticut College presents The Mingus Big Band Oct. 22
The Mingus Big Band will bring the soulful sounds of mid-century jazz to Connecticut College on Oct. 22.

10/4/2011 - Art history department offering day trips to New York City
The Connecticut College Department of Art History has arranged five bus trips to New York City during the academic year for faculty, staff, students and the general public. The bus will stop at several art museums - the Guggenheim, Metropolitan, Whitney and Museum of Modern Art - as well as the SoHo and Chelsea neighborhoods. Passengers can disembark at any time and meet the bus in the evening for the return trip.

10/4/2011 - Connecticut College to host symposium on Islam Oct. 13-14
Connecticut College and the American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies will bring together religion, anthropology and history experts from across the country to discuss the impact of Sufism - an ascetic, mystical dimension of Islam - on other forms of Islam.

10/3/2011 - Professor David Lewis wins national research award
David K. Lewis, the Margaret W. Kelly Professor of Chemistry at Connecticut College, has been named the 2012 winner of the American Chemical Society's Award for Research at an Undergraduate Institution.

09/28/2011 - Lilah Raptopoulos '11 explores Connecticut College history in an online honors thesis
In her honors thesis, A Partial History of Connecticut College, Lilah Raptopoulos '11 lets readers explore Connecticut College history for themselves with an innovative "hypermedia narrative."

09/27/2011 - October arts and events
Art, music, theater and 100 years of great beginnings are on display at Connecticut College this October.

09/26/2011 - College to host prominent scholar noted for work on the African Diaspora and its impact on history
Since 1960, the Department of History has brought distinguished scholars to campus to deliver the Henry Wells Lawrence Memorial Lecture, established in honor of the professor who chaired the department from 1920 to 1942. This year, the series hosts Michael A. Gomez, professor of history, Middle Eastern and Islamic studies at New York University.

09/26/2011 - Connecticut College professor edits new encyclopedia of European ethnic groups
Jeffrey Cole, professor of anthropology at Connecticut College, has edited a new encyclopedia, "Ethnic Groups of Europe."

09/26/2011 - Professor Jeffrey Cole edits new encyclopedia of European ethnic groups
While most of us think of ethnic groups as stable, anthropology professor Jeffrey Cole says ethnic identification is actually a very dynamic process. Cole, an expert on migration, race and ethnicity in Europe, is the editor of a new encyclopedia, "Ethnic Groups of Europe."

09/23/2011 - John Lewis Gaddis to speak at Connecticut College
Faculty in the departments of classics and government worked together to create a new course titled "Grand Strategy, Ancient and Modern" that debuted this semester. To celebrate its inauguration, they have invited noted author and historian John Lewis Gaddis to speak on campus Sept. 29.

09/23/2011 - Connecticut College's annual Fall Stargazing Event is Saturday, Oct. 1
Connecticut College invites guests of all ages to celebrate the beauty of the night sky at the annual Fall Stargazing Event on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Olin Observatory in the Olin Science Center.

09/21/2011 - Bloomberg Businessweek chronicles cyber sting operation orchestrated by Alex Lanstein '07
Alex Lanstein '07 played a key role in shutting down one of the world's most prolific spammers this spring.

09/20/2011 - Children's Program to host Scholastic Book Fair
The Connecticut College Children's Program will host a book fair conducted by Scholastic, the children's publishing company, that will be open to the public on three days: Friday, Sept. 23; Thursday, Sept. 29; and Friday, Sept. 30, from 3-7 p.m.

09/20/2011 - onStage at Connecticut College presents Limón Dance Company Sept. 30
The Limón Dance Company will bring its dramatic expression, technical mastery and expansive movement to Connecticut College Sept. 30.

09/19/2011 - Final lecture scheduled in series about sustainability and the arts
Thanks to grants from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation, Connecticut College faculty are able to collaborate each year on a program that offers opportunities for multidisciplinary study with arts at the core.

09/19/2011 - New scholarship honors dean and mentor Alverna Burdick
An alumna who attended Connecticut College on a scholarship during World War II has established a scholarship in honor of Dean E. Alverna Burdick.

09/16/2011 - Latino Heritage Month Convocation
Connecticut College will kick off its celebration of Latino Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15) with a convocation on Monday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. in the 1941 Room of the College Center at Crozier-Williams.

09/16/2011 - Lip dub helps new students get acquainted with student leaders and student life staff
At a welcome event on their first night of orientation, members of the Class of 2015 and new transfer students were introduced to more than 120 student leaders and staff members from the College's Offices of Student Life - via "lip dub."

09/14/2011 - Parents Website

09/14/2011 - 'Challenge yourself. And then challenge the world.'
Centennial Convocation sets the tone for a new year. View the video.

09/14/2011 - Sophomore named NESCAC Field Hockey Player of the Week
Sophomore forward Laura Sanderson has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Field Hockey Player of the Week. Sanderson had seven points with three goals and an assist during a perfect 2-0 week for the Camels.

09/13/2011 - Register now for Centennial Fall Weekend, Oct. 21-23
Join everyone on campus for the Centennial capstone celebration, fireworks, faculty talks and other special events. Sign your name on the last I-beam for the new Science Center, too.

09/12/2011 - Browse the Centennial issue of CC Magazine
The commemorative edition highlights 100 years of great stories. It's in the mail and online.

09/12/2011 - View the 2010-11 Honor Roll of Giving

09/12/2011 - Connecticut College is coming to a city near you
Receptions, Centennial Fall Weekend and holiday events are on tap from Los Angeles to Fairfield to Boston.

09/12/2011 - Welcome to campus! See Arrival Day Photos
The newest Camels include a national curlling champion, an origami artist and students fluent in languages from Somali to Hungarian.

09/12/2011 - Connecticut College awarded $200k grant for new Science Center from the Booth Ferris Foundation
The Booth Ferris Foundation has awarded Connecticut College a $200,000 grant to support the construction of the new Science Center at New London Hall.

09/12/2011 - Matthew Gentile '12 makes movie magic at Scott Rudin Productions
With a summer internship at Scott Rudin Productions, Gentile was at the center of the entertainment industry.

09/8/2011 - Recalling the events of 9/11
Many in the College community felt the shockwaves of the attacks.

09/8/2011 - Academic year opens with Centennial Convocation
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the College, attorney and advocate Tiana Davis Hercules '04 was the invited to speak at Convocation, an annual ceremony to celebrate the start of the academic year, welcome new students and faculty and recognize the senior class.

09/7/2011 - College observes anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the College will host several events designed for reflection and understanding.

09/6/2011 - onStage at Connecticut College's Centennial celebration season kicks off Sept. 9
In honor of Connecticut College's 100th anniversary, the 2011-2012 season of onStage at Connecticut College will celebrate the past and pay tribute to alumni

09/6/2011 - New faculty bring broad range of expertise
Seven new tenure-track faculty members, including two Connecticut College alumni, have joined the Connecticut College faculty this fall.

09/1/2011 - September arts and events at Connecticut College
Music, dance, art and thoughtful lectures ... There is much to do at Connecticut College in September.

09/1/2011 - Connecticut College welcomes new students
Just a few days after a tropical storm delayed their arrival, Connecticut College's newest students - 509 members of the Class of 2015 and 31 transfer students - arrived this morning to balloons, banners and busy excitement.

08/30/2011 - New Student Arrival Day is Sept. 1
Download the schedule for parents and families.

08/30/2011 - Kids are invited to Connecticut College Neuroscience Fair
Have you ever wondered ... - how the brain sends messages? - if "brain waves" are for real? - how your ears make sense of sound? - how your eyes detect light? - what a brain feels like? - what it looks like inside an eye?

08/30/2011 - 'Prophets of Funk' is festival-bound
Connecticut College's dance company-in-residence, David Dorfman Dance, will present their latest work at several dance festivals in the northeast this month.

08/30/2011 - Feminist scholar Cynthia Enloe to speak at Connecticut College's 2011 Commencement
Leading feminist Cynthia Enloe, a Connecticut College alumna and research professor of international development, community and environment at Clark University, has been selected to give the keynote address at Connecticut College's 93rd Commencement on May 22, 2010.

08/30/2011 - Connecticut College receives first patent
U.S. Patent No. 7,807,429 was issued for an enhanced version of an Italian firefly's light emitting protein, engineered by Bruce Branchini, Connecticut College's Hans and Ella McCollum '21 Vahlteich Professor of Chemistry, and his research team. The college has also been issued a European patent (No. 2 002 007 B1) based on the U.S. patent.

08/30/2011 - Connecticut College professor awarded NSF grant to catalog world's most extensive chrysophyte collection
Connecticut College professor awarded NSF grant to catalog world's most extensive chrysophyte collection

08/30/2011 - Fall Faculty Exhibition
Works by faculty in the Connecticut College Department of Art, along with artwork from the College Collection, will be on display in galleries on campus from Sept. 5 to Oct. 23.

08/30/2011 - An Afternoon of Arts
Connecticut College is combining two annual events into "An Afternoon of Arts" on May 6, and the public is invited.

08/30/2011 - College installs green roof
Connecticut College recently got a touch more green with the installation of a green roof atop Cro-Bar in the College Center at Crozier-Williams

08/30/2011 - onStage at Connecticut College presents jazz singer Mary Foster Conklin Sept. 9 and 10
Mary Foster Conklin, a 1979 Connecticut College alumna, will open the Centennial year season of onStage at Connecticut College with "The Melody Lingers On - Three Generations of American Popular Song," Sept. 9 and 10 at 8 p.m. in Tansill Theater.

08/29/2011 - College cleans up after Irene; storm caused no major structural damage
New students begin orientation Sept. 1 and classes start Sept. 5.

08/29/2011 - Hurricane Irene leaves College unscathed
New students arrive Sept. 1; classes start Sept. 5.

08/25/2011 - College delays opening due to hurricane
Because of a strong possibility that a hurricane will hit the New London area, Connecticut College will delay its opening by several days.

08/22/2011 - Aspiring doctor Gabriela Lopez '15 wins Whitney M. Young Jr. Scholarship
Incoming Connecticut College freshman Gabriela Lopez, an aspiring doctor, has been named a Whitney M. Young Jr. Scholar by the New York Urban League.

08/21/2011 - Parents Website

08/21/2011 - Alumni are helping student with Fall Weekend theater performance
They're sharing their Connecticut College memories.

08/19/2011 - 'Gifts anyone can afford'

08/18/2011 - From class notes
Laura Robertson '08 climbed Kilimanjaro this summer. Read more.

08/18/2011 - Government professor's new book explores regionalism in German politics
In his new book, "Out of the East: From PDS to Left Party in Unified Germany," government professor David Patton describes how a strong sense of regionalism and resentment in the east has shaped German politics since unification.

08/17/2011 - View photos from summer events

08/17/2011 - Connect with other Camels this fall
Join alumni and parents at events from Los Angeles to New London to Hong Kong.

08/17/2011 - Watch progress on new Science Center
The transformation of New London Hall into a state-of-the-art Science Center is well under way, and now you can track the progress in real time.

08/17/2011 - Help theater students with fall performance
Share your CC stories.

08/17/2011 - Michael Lerner's letter to alumni
Michael Lerner's letter to alumni

08/17/2011 - 'Come back to Conn'
View video by Natalie Hildt '97

08/17/2011 - Sculptor Jon Krawczyk '92 helps a church near Ground Zero honor 9/11 victims
Krawczyk, known for his massive sculpture of a New Jersey Devils hockey player in Newark, was commissioned to create a cross for St. Peter's.

08/17/2011 - All aboard! Freshman entrepreneur creates his own summer job -- on the MTA
He and a friend are selling coffee and muffins at the Sleepy Hollow train station.

08/17/2011 - Rockwell painting earns Laurie Moffatt '78 a visit with President Obama
The painting honors 6-year-old Ruby Bridges for her role in integrating New Orleans' public schools. View White House video.

08/17/2011 - Alumni judge gives Camels an inside view of the legal system
Justice Robert H. Gardner '82 has hired five Camels since 2008.

08/17/2011 - New London Hall is going green
Eco-friendly renovations include a geothermal system for heating and cooling.

08/17/2011 - Connecticut College awarded $25,000 Rands Foundation grant for mentorship and outreach programs
Connecticut College's Office of Volunteers for Community Service has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Rands Foundation to support programs that teach college students to be active citizens and contribute to positive change in the greater New London community.

08/15/2011 - Geothermal system will heat and cool new Science Center
The energy in the ground underneath Tempel Green is going to heat - and cool - the new Science Center at New London Hall. It's one of several energy-saving technologies being incorporated into the building.

08/12/2011 - Alumni judge lets student interns into N.J. legal world
Thanks to an alumni connection and Connecticut College's funded internship program, rising senior Aditi Juneja is getting an insider's view of the legal world.

08/12/2011 - Centennial momentum builds
Just as the weather begins to cool, Connecticut College's Centennial celebration is red hot.

08/8/2011 - Professor wins Cottrell College Science Award
Tanya Schneider, assistant professor of chemistry, has been awarded the Cottrell College Science Award by the Research Corporation forScience Advancement (RCSA). The award provides a $35,000 grant, which will fundsummer research positions for four Connecticut College students who will work withSchneider to mitigate the rise in antibiotic resistance.

08/4/2011 - Connecticut College to develop global environmental justice curriculum
With a new grant to revolutionize the environmental justice curriculum, Connecticut College faculty will help students better understand their place in the world and the responsibility they bear to their neighbors.

08/1/2011 - Alden Trust supports new Science Center with $175,000 grant
The George I. Alden Trust. has awarded Connecticut College a $175,000 grant to support the renovation of New London Hall into a state-of-the-art life sciences and computer science center.

07/28/2011 - Anthropology professor finds men and women respond differently to division of household chores
Anthropology professor Anthony Graesch and a team of researchers from UCLA's Center on Everyday Lives of Families measured the stress levels and documented the activities of dual-income couples with children to draw conclusions about how the division of household labor impacts couples.

07/25/2011 - Erika Tang '13 studies stressed-out rats for clues on human OCD
While many college students think an ideal summer involves soaking up rays at the beach, Erika Tang '13 is spending her summer doing something she finds much more enjoyable: handling rats in a laboratory.

07/25/2011 - Massachusetts reception to welcome Class of 2015
Connecticut College rolls out the blue carpet for our newest Camels, the Class of 2015, with welcome receptions held throughout the summer and throughout the country at the homes of alumni and parents.

07/21/2011 - New webcam tracks Science Center progress
The transformation of New London Hall into a state-of-the-art Science Center is well under way, and now you can track the progress in real time.

07/20/2011 - Connecticut College awarded $200k grant to develop global environmental justice curriculum
With a new grant to revolutionize the environmental justice curriculum, Connecticut College faculty will help students better understand their place in the world and the responsibility they bear to their neighbors.

07/18/2011 - Professor wins fellowship for research on India's 'lady of the forest'
Sufia Uddin, associate professor of religious studies, has been awarded a Senior Short Term Research Fellowship from the American Institute of Indian Studies to complete research for her introduction and annotated translation of "Jaharnama," a 19th-century poem about the Muslim and Hindu deity Bonbibi.

07/18/2011 - California reception to welcome Class of 2015
Connecticut College rolls out the blue carpet for our newest Camels, the Class of 2015, with welcome receptions held throughout the summer and throughout the country at the homes of alumni and parents.

07/14/2011 - Dean Martha Merrill shares 'admission timeline' tips with the Associated Press
For those high school students wondering if sophomore year is too early to visit college campuses or when to begin asking for recommendation letters, Martha Merrill, Connecticut College's dean of admission and financial aid, has a few tips.

07/13/2011 - Kristina Helb '04 is 'Selling New York'
She's one of the marketing experts who make the series come together.

07/11/2011 - Rising junior named New Yorker of the Week
Meredith Byrne '13 is planting seeds of peace on Staten Island, and her efforts caught the attention NY1 News. This week, the television station honored Byrne by naming her New Yorker of the Week.

07/8/2011 - Professor awarded NEH summer stipend to continue study of labor migration in China
Amy Dooling, associate professor of Chinese, has been awarded a $6,000 Summer Stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

07/6/2011 - Sailing coach named NEISA Coach of the Year
Following one of the best seasons in Camel sailing history, head coed and women's coach Jeff Bresnahan has been honored as the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Associations' (NEISA) Coach of the Year.

06/30/2011 - Connecticut College earns spot on President's Community Service Honor Roll
Connecticut College has again earned a spot on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in recognition of extraordinary volunteer efforts by the college and its students.

06/27/2011 - Swimmer Sarah Murphy '11 earns Academic All-America honors
Swimmer Sarah Murphy '11 has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America® Women's at Large Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

06/23/2011 - Professor Derek Turner pens new book about the philosophy of paleontology
In his latest book, "Paleontology: A Philosophical Introduction," Derek Turner explores the many philosophical questions inherent in the larger field of paleontology, or the study of fossils.

06/22/2011 - Connecticut reception to welcome Class of 2015
Connecticut College rolls out the blue carpet for our newest Camels, the Class of 2015, with welcome receptions held throughout the summer at the homes of alumni and parents.

06/20/2011 - Parents Website

06/20/2011 - View the 2011 Centennial Reunion video
A record 1,300 alumni and guests returned to campus.

06/20/2011 - 2011 graduate awarded Connecticut College's 5th Fulbright this year
Kristen Tamburro, a 2011 Connecticut College graduate, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Malaysia. Tamburro's recent award brings the number of Fulbrights at Connecticut College this year to five.

06/20/2011 - New York City reception to welcome Class of 2015
Connecticut College rolls out the blue carpet for our newest Camels, the Class of 2015, with welcome receptions held throughout the summer at the homes of alumni and parents.

06/16/2011 - Pres. Higdon updates alumni, parents on state of the College
Read his post-reunion letter.

06/16/2011 - Centennial Reunion Sizzles; View the Video
View the Centennial Reunion video.

06/16/2011 - Fireworks, birthday cake launch Centennial Reunion
A ‘really special reunion' draws 1,300 alumni and guests. View photos.

06/16/2011 - Class of '11 sets a record: 98%
A challenge to other classes.

06/16/2011 - Summer issue of CC: Magazine out now
The Summer 2011 issue of CC: Magazine, the College's popular alumni magazine, is chock full of alumni and college news and features.

06/15/2011 - Alumni from 1993, 1991, 1987, 1982 and 2011 join Board of Trustees
Six other trustees - two parents and alumni from 1984, 1982, 1979 and 2008 - are retiring.

06/15/2011 - Dubai calling
Rob Richter '82 presents his short film at the Gulf Film Festival in Dubai.

06/15/2011 - Growing Green
A sea of sedum transforms the roof of the College Center.

06/15/2011 - Camels sail into second place finish at nationals
Women take trophy in Oregon.

06/15/2011 - Professor Marc Forster honored for commitment to students
‘He loves teaching … and it's quite apparent that he really cares about us.'

06/15/2011 - Nina Totenberg: Supreme Court is the quiet in the eye of the storm
NPR correspondent focuses her Reunion talk on the women justices.

06/14/2011 - Scholarship profile: Laura Chrisinger '13
‘We analyzed not just the material for the course, but ourselves as well.'

06/13/2011 - Professor pens new book examining neoliberalism, feminism and women's education in India
Shubhra Sharma, the Vandana Shiva Assistant Professor of Gender and Women's Studies, has authored the newest book in Palgrave Macmillan's Comparative Feminist Studies series.

06/9/2011 - Norm Riker named head women's soccer coach
Norm Riker, head women's soccer coach at Wittenberg University, has been named head women's soccer coach at Connecticut College in the New England Small College Athletic Conference, effective July 1. Riker compiled an impressive 108-51-25 record at Wittenberg and directed the program to its first four appearances in the NCAA Championship tournament from 2006-2009.

06/7/2011 - Connecticut College awarded three grants in support of onStage series
Connecticut College has been awarded three grants from the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) in support of the onStage at Connecticut College arts series. The grants, which total more than $16,000, will fund performances by Asphalt Orchestra, Brentano String Quartet and AXIS Dance Company.

06/6/2011 - Pixar's Tom Gately '91 talks -- and draws -- during campus visit
The art major's first film as was Disney's "The Lion King."

06/6/2011 - Now on YouTube: Campus is scene of 'curious invasion'
The Pearson Widrig Dance Company and Connecticut College students put on a large, outdoor dance performance, "A Curious Invasion" on May 5. Highlights from the performance are now on YouTube.

05/27/2011 - College begins construction of new Science Center
Construction of the Science Center at New London Hall is moving into high gear after a groundbreaking on May 21, the day before Commencement.

05/26/2011 - 180 students honored for academic excellence
Annual celebration highlights achievements. View list of winners.

05/26/2011 - Construction begins on new Science Center
Construction of the Science Center at New London Hall is moving into high gear after a groundbreaking on May 21.

05/25/2011 - Camel volunteers show their stuff
Alumni and parents clean beaches, paint and sort donations during national day of service. View photos and give us your ideas for next year.

05/24/2011 - 10,000 students later, Jack Tinker is retiring
He's been helping seniors find jobs for 20 years -- and has some parting advice.

05/24/2011 - Registration for Centennial Reunion is breaking records
Don't miss fireworks, NPR's Nina Totenberg and the all-reunion gala.

05/24/2011 - Congratulations to the Centennial Class!; View Commencement photos.
Congratulations to the Centennial Class! View Commencement photos.

05/24/2011 - Eight recent alumni win NSF fellowships, Fulbrights
They'll do research and teach around the world.

05/24/2011 - Colleges should do more to prevent alcohol abuse
Read Pres. Higdon's piece in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

05/24/2011 - College breaks ground for new Science Center at the campus' most historic building
'New London Hall doesn't just embody our history. It embodies our future.'

05/24/2011 - Silfen Auditorium earns LEED® Silver certification
Connecticut College's largest classroom, Bill Hall's Silfen Auditorium, has been awarded LEED® Silver certification, established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute. LEED is the nation's pre-eminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.

05/22/2011 - Arboretum hosts nature photo exhibit
The Connecticut College Arboretum will host an exhibit June 6-17 of nature photos taken in the Arboretum by members of the community.

05/22/2011 - 2011 List of Graduates
Full list of graduates

05/20/2011 - The Day publishes special Connecticut College Centennial issue
In honor of Connecticut College's 100th anniversary, New London's newspaper, The Day, has published a 16-page special commemorative issue.

05/18/2011 - Ultimate team flies to nationals
The Connecticut College Ultimate club team is headed for the Division III College Ultimate Championships, to be held May 21-22 in Buffalo, N.Y.

05/17/2011 - Professor awarded NEH Summer Stipend to continue study of labor migration in China
Amy Dooling, associate professor of Chinese at Connecticut College, has been awarded a $6,000 Summer Stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

05/16/2011 - Alumni advise students to capitalize on their foreign language skills
Recent 'Sundays with Alumni' brought multilingual grads to campus to talk about their careers.

05/16/2011 - Senior's thesis considers possibility of wind power on campus
Michael Marshall, a self-designed terrestrial and planetary geophysics major, has completed a senior thesis analyzing the wind resources and the feasibility of wind power on campus.

05/16/2011 - Connecticut College's Centennial Class to graduate May 22
Nearly 460 Connecticut College students will receive their diplomas at Connecticut College's 93rd Commencement on Sunday, May 22.

05/12/2011 - Students donate gently used goods through Spring Give 'n' Go
The College's Environmental Model Committee created the Spring Give 'n' Go to make sure unwanted items like furniture, lamps and electronics go to good use in the greater New London community.

05/10/2011 - Scholarship Profile: Francis Martinson '11
'You are never just another person at Connecticut College.'

05/9/2011 - Coed and women's sailing teams headed for nationals
The fourth-ranked women's and 15th-ranked coed sailing teams will both head to Cascade Locks, Ore., this month to compete in Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) championship races.

05/9/2011 - Taryn Campbell '12 wins $5,000 American Chemical Society summer research fellowship
Junior chemistry major Taryn Campbell has won a competitive Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) from the American Chemical Society that comes with a $5,000 stipend. The fellowship will support Taryn's continued research with Professor of Chemistry Timo Ovaska into synthesizing a chemical compound found in marine sponges that may have anti-HIV and tumor-reducing properties.

05/6/2011 - Empty Bowls helping to end hunger
On May 10, Connecticut College will host a local event for Empty Bowls, an international grassroots effort to end hunger, and the community is invited to take part.

05/6/2011 - Connecticut College presents Senior Art Thesis Exhibition
A diverse collection of pieces created by 19 senior art majors will be on display at Connecticut College May 6-22 in the Cummings Arts Center galleries.

05/5/2011 - Students to present results of New London projects
On May 6, students in the Certificate Program in Connecticut College's Holleran Center for Community Action and Public Policy will present the projects they undertook in New London as part of a course in Public Policy and Social Ethics.

05/4/2011 - Connecticut College student wins $10,000 grant to establish community garden
Meredith Byrne, a sophomore at Connecticut College and resident of Brookside, New Jersey, has been awarded a $10,000 grant from The Kathryn Wasserman Davis 100 Projects for Peace program to create a community garden in Staten Island's Parkhill neighborhood.

05/4/2011 - Centennial Song hits YouTube
A new video shows the Chamber Choir performing the new song, composed by Richard Schenk, a musician and composer in the dance department, and his wife, Ann Livingston Schenk M'01, a former instructor in the dance department.

05/2/2011 - Meredith Byrne '13 wins $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace grant
This summer, Byrne will establish a community garden in Staten Island's Parkhill neighborhood, home to the largest Liberian population outside of West Africa.

04/29/2011 - Indiana Jones, witches and wonder: Freshman Seminars examine non-traditional topics
If you thought freshman classes at Connecticut College were all nuts-and-bolts 101 courses, think again. Freshman Seminars at the College are small (15 max) and examine a range of non-traditional topics, from Indiana Jones and the illegal artifacts trade, to witches in German fairy tales, to building robots to solve problems.

04/29/2011 - Connecticut College awarded $22,000 Connecticut Statewide Healthy Campus Initiative grant
Connecticut College has been awarded a $22,000 Connecticut Statewide Healthy Campus Initiative grant from the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services to support substance abuse prevention programs.

04/29/2011 - Theater Department presents 'Harvey' May 4-8
Connecticut College's Theater Department presents Mary Chase's "Harvey" May 4-8. The performance is directed by Connecticut College senior Kristin Kerr.

04/29/2011 - Professor to discuss suspended animation
Stephen H. Loomis, who holds the College's Jean C. Tempel '65 Professor of Biology Endowed Chair, will deliver a lecture titled "Thirty-five Years in Suspended Animation: Survival of Tough Environmental Challenges" on May 3.

04/29/2011 - Arboretum to host Mother's Day Plant Sale
The Arboretum is hosting a Mother's Day Plant Sale on campus May 6, making it easy for members of the College community and area residents to purchase locally grown flora in time for Mom's big day.

04/28/2011 - Walk for the Homeless
For the fourth year in a row, students at Connecticut College have organized the Walk for the Homeless in New London. All proceeds from the April 30 walk will benefit the New London Homeless Hospitality Center, which provides shelter and support services for hundreds of people in Southeastern Connecticut who need temporary or long-term assistance.

04/27/2011 - 'American Psychology at the Crossroads: 1900-1920'
The Department of Psychology will kick off its 23rd annual conference on April 29 with a keynote address by John D. Hogan, a noted author on the history of psychology.

04/27/2011 - Panel to discuss effects of Japan's earthquake
The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC) and East Asian Student Advisory Board will host a panel discussion on April 28 entitled "Aftershocks: Effects of Japan's Earthquake." The panel, featuring four Connecticut College professors and an expert in nuclear safety, will discuss the earthquake and subsequent tsunami and nuclear reactor issues in a historical and cultural context.

04/27/2011 - College to break ground on new Science Center May 21
The College will break ground May 21 - the Saturday of Commencement weekend - for a $20-million-plus, state-of-the-art Science Center at New London Hall that will open in the fall of 2012.

04/25/2011 - John Andras Molnar '09 is helping to rebuild Japan
Molnar is a teacher in tsunami-ravaged Miyagi Prefecture.

04/25/2011 - A passion for prevention: Emily Lake '11 raises awareness about sexual assault
April is sexual assault awareness month in the United States, and senior Emily Lake doesn't miss an opportunity to raise awareness. Lake, one of Connecticut College's three Think S.A.F.E. (Think Sexual Assault-Free Environment) Project interns, works closely with Darcie Folsom, the College's Coordinator for Sexual Violence Education and Advocacy, to raise awareness about sexual assault, rape and gender-based violence through communication campaigns and events.

04/25/2011 - Connecticut College Children's Program awarded $23,500 in local grants
Two local organizations have awarded grants to The Connecticut College Children's Program to support its innovative preschool program.

04/22/2011 - 'The Homegrown Threat: Rethinking Race, Religion and Nation'
The Department of Religious Studies will host "The Homegrown Threat: Rethinking Race, Religion and Nation through Muslim-Americans," a lecture by Zareena Grewal, on April 27.

04/22/2011 - Connecticut College makes list of top green colleges
Connecticut College has earned a spot on The Princeton Review's "Guide to 311 Green Colleges," an annual guidebook saluting the nation's most environmentally responsible green colleges.

04/20/2011 - Professor's new book explores femininity in classic Hollywood films
English professor David Greven delves deep into "classic Hollywood" during the rise of the female movie star to explore sexuality, gender roles and recurring themes in his new book, "Representations of Femininity in American Genre Cinema: The Woman's Film, Film Noir and Modern Horror."

04/19/2011 - College hosts talk as part of Asian Pacific Islander Month
Vijay Prashad, the George and Martha Kellner Chair in South Asian History and professor of international studies at Trinity College, will visit Connecticut College April 22 to deliver "Our Ethics, Our Empire."

04/19/2011 - Authors to discuss new book on global poverty
The Department of Economics has invited Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel to Connecticut College on April 20 to discuss their research and sign copies of their new book, "More than Good Intentions: How a New Economics is Helping to Solve Global Poverty."

04/18/2011 - Senior wins NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Krupenye, a biological sciences major and 2010 Goldwater Scholar, is about to join an elite team of scientists at Duke University who study hominoid psychology to draw conclusions about human and ape cognitive evolution with particular emphasis on social problem-solving, cooperation and theory of mind.

04/17/2011 - Lecturer to tie travel and transportation to avant-garde art and literature
Eric Robertson, professor of Modern French Literary and Visual Cultures and head of French at Royal Holloway, University of London, will come to campus April 20 to discuss how, at the start of the twentieth century, Europe's developments in science, technology and engineering- and the resulting improved modes of travel and transport - liberated individuals and impacted not only society but art and literature as well.

04/15/2011 - Speaker to discuss race and gender in American elections
Evelyn M. Simien will deliver "The Intersection of Race and Gender in American Elections," a look at how U.S. campaign strategists overlook the voting power of African-American women, even after they recorded the highest voter turnout rate among all racial, ethnic and gender groups in the 2008 presidential election.

04/14/2011 - Centennial song debuts at Founders Day
Hear the song and see photos from the day.

04/14/2011 - Talks, Centennial celebrations, March Mania and more draw Camels together
View photos from Boston to Florida and beyond.

04/14/2011 - Students to lobby for the environment at Power Shift 2011
This weekend, more than 60 Connecticut College students will travel to Washington, D.C., for Power Shift, a weekend long biennial youth conference that promotes advocacy for clean energy.

04/14/2011 - Academy Award-winning documentary 'Inside Job' to screen at Connecticut College
The Film Studies Program and Department of Economics have teamed up for "Make Million$ During an Economic Crisis!" The program will include a screening and discussion of "Inside Job," the 2011 Academy Award-winning documentary directed by Charles Ferguson, on Friday, April 15, at 1:15 p.m. in Evans Hall, Cummings Arts Center.

04/14/2011 - Alumni speak to 'The Power of Language'
Three alumni will return to campus for an April 17 panel discussion about the ways in which proficiency in a foreign language has been essential to their careers.

04/13/2011 - Professor curates new Calder exhibition<br>at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery
Barbara Zabel is also mounting a Lyman Allyn exhibit that will be up for Reunion.

04/13/2011 - Six new directors nominated to the Alumni Board
New board members are from the classes of 2004, 2005, 1975, 1985, 1989 and 1997.

04/13/2011 - Pfizer scientist donates $5,000 'green chemistry' award to his former professor
Timo Ovaska will use it to support student research.

04/13/2011 - Teach for America: more than just teaching
Evan Piekara '07 and Rachel Hess '09 bring their students from the Bronx to campus.

04/13/2011 - Dean Hampton: watch for the five 'Horsemen of the Apocalypse'
Former dean returned to campus for diversity conference.

04/13/2011 - Show your Centennial mojo
Be part of the 'Big Event.' Submit your idea.

04/13/2011 - Student newspaper wins journalism award
Connecticut College's weekly student newspaper has been awarded first prize for general news reporting by the northeast region of the Society of Professional Journalists.

04/12/2011 - Mr. Brownstone rocks Centennial Reunion
Register online now.

04/11/2011 - Scholarship Profile: Cecilia Cuevas '12
"Fitting in isn't important."

04/11/2011 - College to host lecture on solar and wind energy
Connecticut College, a national leader among colleges and universities in environmental issues, will host a talk on Friday, April 15 by David Cohen entitled "Solar and Wind Energy for your Home, Campus and Community."

04/11/2011 - Three honored with College's highest faculty awards
Professors Jennifer Fredricks, Candace Howes and Joseph Schroeder have been honored with Connecticut College's most prestigious faculty awards. The annual honors, presented at an April 6 award ceremony, recognize faculty excellence in research, teaching and leadership.

04/7/2011 - 'It's OK to take risks'
White House staff member talks with students about his career path.

04/7/2011 - Speaker to discuss illicit trade in American history
Peter Andreas, professor of political science and international studies at Brown University, will deliver a talk entitled "Smuggler Nation: How Illicit Trade Made America" Monday, April 11, at 4:15 p.m. in Blaustein Humanities Center Room 210.

04/6/2011 - Alumna to discuss ethics of human drug testing
Suzanne "Sukey" Richmond, a 1995 graduate of Connecticut College, worked in the pharmaceutical industry for a decade, in mergers and acquisitions as well as international industrial engineering. What she learned then -and in her graduate and post-graduate studies in bioethics and health policy management - brings her back to campus to deliver a lectured entitled "$500 to Attend This Lecture on Pharmaceutical Companies ... If You Qualify."

04/6/2011 - Connecticut College celebrates 100 years on Founders Day
A little rain was no match for the Connecticut College spirit on Founders Day, the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Connecticut College charter.

04/4/2011 - Connecticut College's Relay For Life is April 15-16
Connecticut College will host an American Cancer Society Relay For Life April 15-16 on the college's Tempel Green.

04/4/2011 - Linda Eisenmann '75 to deliver keynote historical lecture on Founders Day
April 5 is Founders Day at Connecticut College, and in honor of the 100th anniversary of the signing of the College Charter, Linda Eisenmann will deliver a keynote historical lecture on campus. Her talk will bring to life the history of the College, its founding and key milestones, and its place in the history of higher education.

04/1/2011 - Obama's Sista Circle: Black Women in the Obama Administration
Monday, April 4, Julia S. Jordan-Zachery presents "Obama's Sista Circle: Black Women in the Obama Administration" at Connecticut College. Jordan-Zachery is an associate professor of political science and director of the Black Studies Program at Providence College, where her research focuses on African-American women and public policy.

04/1/2011 - Connecticut College to celebrate Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Month in April
In 2010, President Barack Obama established a month-long celebration to commemorate the history and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. This year, Connecticut College will observe Asian-Pacific Islander (API) Heritage Month in April with several events to mark the occasion.

03/31/2011 - Students and faculty explore Japan's 'culture and catastrophe'
In the intimate setting of Coffee Grounds, Connecticut College's student-run coffee shop, five professors and nearly 40 students gathered Wednesday to discuss the aftermath of Japan's earthquake and tsunami, as well as the ongoing nuclear crisis.

03/31/2011 - Music students take their talent on the road
Erik Caldarone '12 and Currie Huntington '11 will be presenting at the National Conference of Undergraduate Research at Ithaca College, in the same weekend that Alyssa Bouthot '11, Nick Gorgone '11, Danielle Green '11, Amanda Hurlbutt '13, Jamil Jorge '13 and Anne Kearney '12 have been selected to perform at the 2011 New England Intercollegiate Band Festival.

03/30/2011 - Connecticut College to celebrate 100th birthday on April 5
Founders Day highlights include a historical lecture, an all-campus party and the debut performance of a new Centennial song.

03/24/2011 - Sunny Drake is 'Other-wise' at Connecticut College
Sunny Drake, a transgender writer, performer and sound artist, performs "Other-wise" at Connecticut College on Wednesday, March 30, at 7 p.m. in Room 202 of Palmer Auditorium. A discussion will follow the show.

03/22/2011 - A call for proposals for the Centennial's 'Big Event'
The Connecticut College Centennial Committee is looking for proposals from faculty, staff, students and alumni for a major Centennial production in Palmer Auditorium during the 2011 Fall Weekend. The deadline to submit proposals is April 15.

03/18/2011 - Connecticut College's Earth Fest! is April 16
Connecticut College's annual Earth Day celebration, Earth Fest!, is Saturday, April 16, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the college's Tempel Green. (Rain location is 1962 Room, Crozier-Williams student center.)

03/18/2011 - Our 100th birthday is April 5
Join us for Founders Day on April 5. Can't be here? Follow us on Facebook.

03/18/2011 - Psychology Lecture:'Dopamine, Reward Prediction Error and Economics'
The Connecticut College psychology department presents "Dopamine, Reward Prediction Error and Economics," a lecture by Mark Dean, assistant professor of economics at Brown University, on Monday, March 28, at 4:30 p.m. in Silfen Auditorium, Bill Hall.

03/17/2011 - Pablo Tutillo '13 selected as 2011 Institute for International Public Policy Fellow
Tutillo, an international relations major, has been selected as a 2011 Institute for International Public Policy (IIPP) Fellow. This unique and highly competitive five-year fellowship program is designed to provide opportunities for talented minority students to pursue careers in international affairs.

03/16/2011 - Centennial events celebrate diversity, dance and women's history
Upcoming Centennial events include the 100th anniversary of the signing of the College Charter, a daylong conference on diversity and a national day of service for alumni. All lectures and panels are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

03/15/2011 - GOLD alumni take on NESCAC rivals
Graduates of the Last Decade compete with Bates, Colby and Trinity for Annual Fund win.

03/15/2011 - Professor awarded $419k for ovarian cancer research
The National Cancer Institute has awarded biology professor Martha J. Grossel a $419,375 grant to support her ovarian cancer research.

03/15/2011 - Two upcoming Centennial events address gender and race issues
On April 14, two centennial events will explore gender and race issues in a historical context.

03/15/2011 - Camels Care: April 16-17
Join other Camels to make your community a better place.

03/15/2011 - Championship is March 23-26 in Knoxville
The women's team had its best finish in school history; two men will also compete.

03/15/2011 - Paiva wants to advocate for education reform
Scholarship recognizes juniors with leadership potential, commitment to public service.

03/14/2011 - Connecticut College to explore history and future of campus diversity with day-long conference
The Connecticut College community will gather for an in-depth look at the history and future of diversity at the College with a day-long conference, Saturday, April 2.

03/14/2011 - onStage at Connecticut College presents Phil Kline's 'John the Revelator' April 8
onStage at Connecticut College presents Phil Kline's "John the Revelator," Friday, April 8, at 8 p.m. in Evans Hall, Cummings Arts Center.

03/14/2011 - Barkley Hendricks leaves a retrospective of alumni portraits as he retires.
View photos and other online features from the new magazine.

03/14/2011 - Research is funded by the U.S. military
Students will work with him on research that could significantly improve the treatment of brain injuries.

03/14/2011 - Connecticut College honors New London
Connecticut College honors New London

03/14/2011 - Language students introduce fifth graders to a world of words and culture
More than 80 fifth graders from New London's Winthrop Elementary and Regional Multicultural Magnet School who attended Connecticut College's recent International Children's Expo on Foreign Languages and Cultures.

03/14/2011 - Reunion registration opens March 23
Come back to campus for a one-of-a-kind Centennial Reunion.

03/14/2011 - Join us in person -- or on Facebook
Join us for Founders Day on April 5. Can't be here? Celebrate wherever you are and share a photo or note.

03/14/2011 - Gately was an art major at Connecticut College
'Day & Night,' his animated short, was screened with Toy Story 3.

03/9/2011 - John Cohen to screen films at Connecticut College
Musician, filmmaker and photographer John Cohen will present a selection of his films at Connecticut College on Tuesday, March 29.

03/8/2011 - onStage at Connecticut College presents 'Radio Macbeth' April 1
onStage at Connecticut College presents the SITI Company's "Radio Macbeth," Friday, April 1, at 8 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium.

03/8/2011 - Scholarship Profile: Mike Marshall '11
'If you can dream it you can do it.'

03/8/2011 - Feminist scholar Cynthia Enloe to speak at Connecticut College's 2011 Commencement
Leading feminist Cynthia Enloe, a Connecticut College alumna and research professor of international development, community and environment at Clark University, has been selected to give the keynote address at Connecticut College's 93rd Commencement on May 22, 2010.

03/7/2011 - Award-winning sociologist José Itzigsohn to speak at Connecticut College
José Itzigsohn, professor of sociology at Brown University, will deliver a lecture at Connecticut College on "The Boundaries of Transnationalism: Dominican American Transnational Practices and Identities."

03/7/2011 - Connecticut College professor awarded NSF grant to catalog world's most extensive chrysophyte collection
Connecticut College professor awarded NSF grant to catalog world's most extensive chrysophyte collection

03/7/2011 - Professor to catalog world's most extensive chrysophyte collection
For more than 30 years, Botany Professor Peter Siver has been collecting and meticulously preserving thousands of the microorganisms founds in lakes, oceans and other water sources.

03/4/2011 - Mohamed Diagne '97 is back on campus
With a Ph.D. in engineering, he´s teaching physics and just won a grant for brain research.

03/4/2011 - Paul Bloom delivers 'Just Babies: The Origins of Human Kindness'
The Connecticut College Psychology Department is pleased to bring Paul Bloom to campus for a presentation entitled "Just Babies: The Origins of Human Kindness."

03/3/2011 - Quest for climate justice takes Kristiane Huber '11 all the way to Tuvalu
Through her schoolwork and study abroad and internship experiences, Kristiane Huber has learned all about the impact of climate change on indigenous groups. Recently, she traveled to the tiny island nation of Tuvalu to witness it first hand.

03/1/2011 - President Higdon thanks New London for 100 years of support
Exactly 100 years after the people of New London took to the streets to celebrate a successful fundraising campaign to bring Connecticut College to the city, President Leo I. Higdon Jr. published an op-ed in The Day thanking the city for a century of support.

03/1/2011 - Connecticut College hosts International Research Film Festival
On Friday, March 4, the Department of Anthropology is hosting an International Research Film Festival on "Culture and Citizenship in the African Diaspora."

02/28/2011 - Experts to discuss smart growth at Connecticut College March 4-5
Experts from around the country will gather at Connecticut College to discuss the environmental and social implications of smart growth at a two-day conference March 4-5.

02/28/2011 - Connecticut College to celebrate 100th anniversary of International Women's Day March 7
Connecticut College will celebrate the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day on Monday, March 7, with music, dance, food, poetry and information on global women's issues.

02/25/2011 - Connecticut College caught up in RecycleMania
Connecticut College is participating for the sixth year in a row in RecycleMania, a recycling competition that promotes waste reduction at colleges and universities across the country.

02/21/2011 - Connecticut College to 'Honor New London' March 1
Connecticut College will honor its host city on March 1, exactly 100 years after the citizens of New London won the right to host the college with a whirlwind 10-day fundraising campaign.

02/21/2011 - Senior Brigid O'Gorman named repeat finalist for 2011 Hockey Humanitarian Award
Connecticut College senior Brigid O'Gorman has been named a finalist for the 2011 BNY Mellon Wealth Management Hockey Humanitarian Award. O'Gorman is one of eight finalists and one of only two repeat finalists.

02/18/2011 - Professor awarded $200,000 for brain injury research
Mohamed Diagne, the Oakes Ames Associate Professor of Physics at Connecticut College, has been awarded a $200,000 grant which will enable physics students to work with him on research that could have a major impact on the treatment of brain injuries.

02/17/2011 - New song will be performed publicly on Founders Day
We have a new song for a new century.

02/16/2011 - Centennial Song Contest winners announced
On Feb. 15, the chairs of the Centennial Committee announced that Richard Schenk, a musician and composer in the Dance Department, and Ann Livingston Schenk M'01, a former instructor in the dance department, have won the Centennial Song Contest.

02/16/2011 - Author Michael Kimmel to discuss the path from boyhood to manhood
Sociologist and gender studies expert Michael Kimmel would like to welcome you to "Guyland."

02/14/2011 - Performances, exhibits and talks bring Camels together
View photos and see what's coming up in New York, D.C. and New London.

02/14/2011 - Dining hall introduces new local and regional salad bar
Connecticut College's Dining Services introduced a new local and regional salad bar in the main dining hall last week.

02/11/2011 - One alumna's 'great beginning'
A campus antiwar leader developed her passion for public policy at Connecticut College.

02/11/2011 - A History of Connecticut College: Morton Plant's Ride
In this excerpt from Gertrude Noyes' 1982 book, William J. Farnan, a chauffeur for wealthy businessman Morton F. Plant, gives a humorous account of Plant's ride to retrieve the $1 million used to endow Connecticut College.

02/11/2011 - A History of Connecticut College: Opening Day, 1915
This excerpt from Gertrude Noyes' 1982 book describes the opening day ceremonies on Oct. 9, 1915.

02/11/2011 - A History of Connecticut College: New London Raises $100,000
This excerpt from Gertrude Noyes' 1982 book describes how the people of New London raised $100,000 in 10 days in 1911 to earn the right to host Connecticut College.

02/11/2011 - Centennial history: $100,000 was a fortune in 1911
Imagine the challenge - on Feb. 20, 1911, the citizens of New London were told they could host Connecticut's new women's college if they could raise $100,000 by March 1.

02/10/2011 - March Mania kicks off soon
Are you a Graduate of the Last Decade? Warm up for some friendly competition.

02/10/2011 - The College wins its first patent
It recognizes Professor Branchini's groundbreaking research into practical uses for firefly light.

02/9/2011 - From 'The Office' to the campus: Lee Eisenberg '99 has advice for students
Eisenberg launches Centennial discussion series.

02/9/2011 - College earns spot on Peace Corps' top colleges list
18 Camels are currently serving in places from Ethiopia to Ukraine.

02/9/2011 - Visit the College's new homepage
Everything you need, now easier to find.

02/8/2011 - Five alumni will be honored at Centennial Reunion in June
An NAACP attorney, a surgeon who volunteers overseas and a humanitarian relief worker are among those receiving awards.

02/7/2011 - onStage at Connecticut College presents 'Acoustic Africa' Feb. 26
onStage at Connecticut College will celebrate the richness of the African guitar tradition with "Acoustic Africa" Saturday, Feb. 26, at 8 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium.

02/7/2011 - Connecticut College earns spot on Peace Corps top colleges ranking
With 18 alumni currently serving, Connecticut College ranks No. 13 on the Peace Corps' annual list of top volunteer-producing small colleges and universities.

02/4/2011 - David Barber '88 to speak on campus Feb. 11
Connecticut College is happy to welcome David Barber '88 back to campus to deliver a talk entitled "Slow Food Meets Big Business." This will be his second speaking engagement at his alma mater: Last year, Barber delivered "Is a Sustainable Food System Realistic?" to a rapt, standing-room-only audience.

02/3/2011 - February features music, dance and black history at Connecticut College
The public is invited to visit Connecticut College during the month of February for a variety of art, music, dance and cultural events. All events are free, unless otherwise noted.

02/3/2011 - New Exhibit Celebrates Maureen McCabe's 40 Years at Connecticut College
Connecticut College presents "Swan Song," an exhibition of works by Maureen McCabe, the Joanne Toor Cummings '50 Professor of Studio Art, in advance of her retirement at the end of the academic year. "Swan Song" is on display through March 4, 2011, at the college's Cummings Arts Center, with an artist talk scheduled for 4:15 p.m. on Feb. 23, followed by a reception from 5 to 6 p.m.

02/1/2011 - Admission dean and financial aid director share advice on New York Times blog
In a New York Times blog post today, Martha C. Merrill '84, Connecticut College's dean of admission and financial aid, and Elaine Solinga, director of financial aid, share their tips for applying for financial aid.

01/31/2011 - Three honored with Connecticut College's Martin Luther King Jr. Service Awards
Connecticut College has honored three members of its community with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Service Awards, given each year to those who exemplify and uphold the legacy of Dr. King's work.

01/28/2011 - National electro-acoustic music conference presents original composition by Jonathan Markson '12
Jonathan Markson '12 traveled last week to the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, to attend the 26th annual Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) conference.

01/26/2011 - 'Seminar on Success' helps juniors and seniors connect with alumni
The fifth annual "Seminar on Success," on campus this Saturday, Jan. 29, helps juniors and seniors capitalize on a network of Camel alumni connections.

01/25/2011 - Connecticut College is celebrating 100 years
Connecticut College is marking its centennial with a year-long celebration designed to highlight the college's history, strengths, achievements and community. A series of events begins this month and continues throughout 2011.

01/24/2011 - "The Office" writer/executive producer to speak on campus
Bring your Dwight Schrute bobbleheads! Lee Eisenberg '99, writer and co-executive producer of Emmy-winning TV show "The Office," will kick off a new speaker series at the College.

01/24/2011 - Connecticut College kicks off Centennial celebration
With students back on campus after Winter Break, Connecticut College is kicking off its Centennial celebration with a weekend full of exciting events.

01/20/2011 - Receptions, celebrations draw alumni, parents and students
View photos.

01/20/2011 - Best emerging NYC performer? Vote for a CC band today.
Shake the Baron (with Andrew Oedel '10, Max Currier '10 and Matt Addison '10) is recognized by The Deli magazine as one of NYC's best emerging bands. Who's THE best? You can help decide.

01/19/2011 - Four alumni to enter Athletic Hall of Fame
Induction is Feb. 12.

01/19/2011 - Centennial video generates excitement
Talk about a 'Great Beginning:' a new video is setting the stage for Connecticut College's Centennial, which begins this month and will be celebrated throughout 2011.

01/18/2011 - Olympian, 2 renowned scholars and The Atlantic's publisher also to return
Screenwriter Lee Eisenberg '99, best known for his work on NBC's 'The Office,' will launch the year with a talk on campus Jan. 28.

01/18/2011 - 'A tremendous time to be a researcher here'
Built with a Rockefeller Foundation grant in 1935, the greenhouse will get a full makeover during the science center renovation. View the video.

01/18/2011 - Delouis is being recognized for his pro bono work
Delouis, an attorney and the son of Haitian immigrants, is helping farmers get low-interest loans.

01/18/2011 - $1 million gift endows scholarships in literature and writing
With a $1 million gift in memory of alumna Helen O'Brien '37, Connecticut College has established a scholarship fund for students interested in studying literature and writing.

01/7/2011 - Trapeze school inspires students to explore falling and flying
Students and professors from four classes capped a semester-long study of "falling and flying" with a trip to Trapeze School New York in November.

01/5/2011 - The founding of Connecticut College
Every great story needs a great beginning. The founding of Connecticut College had it all: a wrong that needed to be righted, twists of fate and a fortuitous combination of forward thinking, selflessness and a belief in the power of education.

01/5/2011 - College begins the celebration of the century
Connecticut College kicks off a year-long Centennial celebration with a series of events designed to highlight the college's history, strengths, achievements and community.