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03/15/2018 - Flexible Minds
A new project-based learning approach to education brings real-life work challenges into the classroom.

03/9/2018 - A Spring Awakening
Conn's productions of "Carousel" and "Spring Awakening" turning heads

03/7/2018 - Conn receives record applications
Connecticut College received a record number of applications from students interested in joining the Class of 2022.

03/2/2018 - Conn students add their voices to national gun safety movement
In the midst of growing calls to address the devastation of gun violence in America, Lola Pierson '20 helped lead an effort to organize a campus rally on March 1 to advocate for stricter gun laws and school safety measures.

02/28/2018 - Intersections
Nearly 100 innovators from an eclectic mix of disciplines recently participated in Intersections: the 16th Biennial Ammerman Arts and Technology Symposium presented by Connecticut College.

02/26/2018 - DeFred G. Folts III elected chair of Connecticut College Board of Trustees
DeFred (Fritz) G. Folts III, a 1982 Connecticut College graduate and co-founder, managing partner and chief investment strategist at 3EDGE Asset Management in Boston, has been elected to serve as chair of the Connecticut College Board of Trustees for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2018. 

02/26/2018 - Women’s hockey wins at home to advance to NESCAC semifinals
No. 2-seeded men’s team falls to No. 7 Williams

02/23/2018 - Connecticut College receives $7 million gift—one of the largest in its history
Chair of Connecticut College's Board of Trustees Pamela D. Zilly '75 has given a $7 million gift to the College, President Katherine Bergeron announced at the 1911 Society Leadership Reception, held Feb. 22 at the Gramercy Park Hotel in New York City.

02/22/2018 - The Glow
Bioluminescence is expanding the boundaries of science.

02/20/2018 - 14 seniors named Winthrop Scholars
The designation of Winthrop Scholar is the highest academic honor bestowed by the College.

02/20/2018 - Children’s Program wins grants for Family Literacy Initiative
The Connecticut College Children’s Program has received three grants totaling $6,400 in support of its Family Literacy Initiative for preschool students.

02/19/2018 - Connecticut College named a top producer of Fulbrights
Connecticut College has been named a top producer of Fulbright students for 2017-2018, according to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

02/9/2018 - Conn alumnus to run Yale’s new arts and culture center
Garth Ross ’93 has been appointed the inaugural executive director of the Schwarzman Center, Yale University’s new cultural hub, set to open in 2020.

01/31/2018 - Globally Minded
Advancing dialogue and justice across disciplines, boundaries and borders.

01/31/2018 - College honors Dr. King’s legacy
Professor of Human Development Michelle Dunlap was the keynote speaker at Connecticut College’s 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Anniversary event Jan. 29.

01/30/2018 - Conference empowers emerging student leaders
Nearly 50 students participated in the College's inaugural Emerging Leaders Conference at The Garde Arts Center Saturday. 

01/29/2018 - Student garners grant for local food pantry
In her first-ever grant-writing effort, Sarah Harris '18 garnered a $5,000 donation for the New London Area Food Coalition, which operates the New London Area Food Pantry. 

01/24/2018 - Fast Forward to a career
Students and alumni engage in week-long career development program.

01/22/2018 - Chakena Sims ’16 speaks at Women’s March Chicago
Sims, a voting rights organizer with Chicago Votes, was part of an impressive lineup of speakers for the 2018 march, which was held in conjunction with other women’s marches across the country.

01/10/2018 - Ban the Box
What happens when job applications don’t include the question, "Have you ever been convicted of a crime?"

01/3/2018 - The New York Times Magazine features emeritus professor Barkley Hendricks in ‘The Lives They Lived’
The late Barkley Hendricks, a prolific painter and professor emeritus of studio art at Connecticut College, is profiled in the 2017 edition of The New York Times Magazine’s annual “The Lives They Lived” feature, which remembers some of the prominent “artists, innovators and thinkers we lost in the past year.”

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