2010

12/30/2010 - Photos capture cultural experience of study away in Oaxaca, Mexico
Ancient cities, pirate radio stations and Zapatista community centers provided the perfect backdrop for a semester-long study in Oaxaca, Mexico, for 12 students and two professors this fall.

12/28/2010 - Camelympics pits friends against friends in the ultimate residence hall competition
The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat, the questionable broom quality …

12/23/2010 - Applications from China are on the rise
At Connecticut College, there were 20 applicants from China for the Class of 2004, compared to 107 Chinese applicants for the most recent class of 2014.

12/21/2010 - Professor awarded NEH fellowship to study Latin American devotional paintings
Frank Graziano, the John D. MacArthur Professor of Hispanic Studies at Connecticut College, has received a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship to study Mexican devotional paintings and the cultural context in which they are created.

12/19/2010 - Rohrbach's new job as an organizer
After co-founding the Energy Action Coalition, Kassie Rohrbach '03's latest venture is in Oakland, Calif.

12/17/2010 - Happy 100th birthday, Connecticut College!
Centennial kicks off in January with a full schedule of events.

12/17/2010 - Head of the class
Jennifer Lawson MAT '03 is Vermont's Teacher of the Year

12/17/2010 - Centennial teas in are Jan. 12 and 13 in Boston and Philadelphia
Centennial year kicks off in January with full schedule of events -- including teas in Boston and Philadelphia.

12/16/2010 - Two students help Haiti's youngest generation
For eight weeks this summer, Penney Jade Beaubrun '11 and Christina Burrell '11 interned with the International Alliance for the Advancement of Children, a nonprofit that runs an orphanage and nutrition center in Les Cayes, Haiti.

12/15/2010 - The College's new planned giving officer is also an avid surfer
Hang ten with Ken Dolbashian.

12/15/2010 - Winthrop scholars were recognized Nov. 16
The distinguished group includes a Marshall finalist, Goldwater Scholarship honorees, student leaders and athletes.

12/15/2010 - Canton is a longtime Yankees fan
David Canton is enjoying his five minutes of fame -- and still has 10 left.

12/15/2010 - Cheslin worked with youth from more than 75 other nations
Carra Cheslin worked with youth from more than 75 countries.

12/15/2010 - Watanabe is an expert in Japanese tea and food culture
"We can all use a little moment for tea in our fast-paced lives," he says.

12/13/2010 - 14 seniors earn Connecticut College's highest academic honor
Fourteen Connecticut College seniors have been named Winthrop Scholars, the highest academic honor bestowed by the college.

12/10/2010 - Junior Janet Tso works to end human trafficking
Janet Tso '12 recently performed in front of a lunchtime crowd at Harris Refectory and said it was "the scariest thing I've ever done in my life." One would assume addressing the United Nations at the age of 16 would have been more frightening, but Tso says that experience paled in comparison to performing "Operation Silence," the activism demonstration she created to raise awareness of global human trafficking.

12/8/2010 - Connecticut College to celebrate 'Great Beginnings' in Centennial year
In 2011, Connecticut College will celebrate its Centennial with the theme "Great Beginnings."

12/6/2010 - Fame at the game: History professor featured in national commercial
History Professor David Canton, well known on campus for his interesting classes on everything from the civil rights movement to hip hop and pop culture, is featured in a new MasterCard commercial that appeals to baseball fans.

12/3/2010 - Tara Gabelman '14 is women's basketball's Rookie of the Week
In the opening week of the season, Gabelman, a native of Irvington, N.Y., averaged 19.3 points and 10.3 rebounds.

12/1/2010 - Celebrate the holidays with music and dance at Connecticut College
Celebrate the holidays with music and dance, spend an afternoon with an award-winning animator and take an in-depth look at ecosystem evaluations at Connecticut College this December.

11/30/2010 - Day-long drawing marathon captured in time-lapse video
For eight straight hours, 25 Connecticut College students worked vigorously to craft large-scale charcoal drawings during a marathon captured in a time-lapse video.

11/26/2010 - Senior Carra Cheslin represents New England youth at UN climate change negotiations
Environmental studies major Carra Cheslin '10 is heading to Cancun, Mexico, to lobby for climate change solutions at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, which begins next week.

11/23/2010 - Professor Watanabe talks tea on CBS Sunday Morning
Sitting in the new Harney and Sons tea shop in New York City's SoHo neighborhood, Professor Takeshi Watanabe explains to a CBS Sunday Morning reporter that tea is the most popular beverage in the world, next to water.

11/19/2010 - Visiting artists introduce students to 'object theater'
The members of Au Cul Du Loup, an "object theater" company, spent a week on campus leading a series of workshops for students in dance, music and visual art.

11/17/2010 - Campaign is three-quarters of way to goal
President Higdon: 'We have so much to celebrate and so much to be proud of.'

11/17/2010 - Filmmaker Jennie Livingston 'infuses film studies with energy and wit'
Livingston is the quirky American director and independent filmmaker well known for her 1990 documentary "Paris is Burning," a film about the New York gay and transgender black and Latino ball culture that won the 1991 Sundance Grand Jury Prize. This semester, she is also a visiting professor at Connecticut College.

11/16/2010 - What's your reason?
Let us know.

11/15/2010 - Announcements
View photos from Vespers -- Lessons & Carols.

11/15/2010 - Research, politics and languages will be topics in spring
'Sundays with Alumni' features five graduates with decades of combined experience in education.

11/15/2010 - Jared Lamb '03: rebuilding the schools in New Orleans
An award-winning math teacher, he heads a charter school in the Ninth Ward.

11/15/2010 - She's intrigued by the culture, not just the sport
Even with a broken wrist and a nasty cold, she's the best of the best of women longboarders.

11/15/2010 - College takes on discussion of homophobia, bullying in wake of recent suicides by gay teens around the country
More than 200 students, faculty and staff crowded into the 1941 Room recently to discuss homophobia, bullying and suicide. Spurred by recent suicides nationwide by teenagers and young adults who have been bullied about being gay, Jennifer Manion, assistant professor of history and director of the college's LGBTQ Resource Center, pulled together the Teach-In to give the community a chance to learn and to reflect.

11/15/2010 - Student-athletes collect NESCAC and ESPN honors
Athletes in four sports are recognized for their athletic and academic contributions.

11/15/2010 - Students have more sustainability ideas
Green building policy, Zipcars, shuttle service and the student-run bike program boost the grade.

11/15/2010 - Camelympics nets $950 for New London Public Library after school program
Connecticut College students donated $950 - raised during the college's annual "Camelympics" competition among residence houses - to the New London Public Library after school program.

11/15/2010 - Connecticut College earns B+ on Green Report Card
Connecticut College has earned a B+ from the newly released 2011 College Sustainability Report Card by the Sustainable Endowments Institute, which conducts an independent evaluation of sustainability in campus operations and endowment practices.

11/15/2010 - Leading environmentalist Bill McKibben to speak at Connecticut College Nov. 19
Bill McKibben, a leader in the environmental movement for more than 20 years, will speak at Connecticut College Friday, Nov. 19, at 3:30 p.m. in Evans Hall.

11/15/2010 - Centennial Reunion brings Nina Totenberg to campus
Ellen Bettmann '66 P'91 suggested Totenberg -- a high school classmate.

11/4/2010 - Cross Country runner named NESCAC Rookie of the Year
Freshman Mike LeDuc is the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Men's Cross Country Rookie of the Year.

11/2/2010 - November brings interesting speakers, guest artists and a French film festival to Connecticut College
Whether you fancy French films, are curious about color or giddy about galapagos tortoises, Connecticut College is the place to be in November.

10/27/2010 - Renowned object theater company Au Cul Du Loup to give free performance at Connecticut College Nov. 10
Au Cul Du Loup, an "object theater" company known for mystical performances around objects that make unique sounds, will give a free public performance in Connecticut College's Myers Studio Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m.

10/27/2010 - Camelympics nets $950 for New London Public Library after school program
Connecticut College students donated $950 - raised during the college's annual "Camelympics" competition among residence houses - to the New London Public Library after school program.

10/26/2010 - November events at Connecticut College
All events are open to the public and free unless otherwise noted.

10/26/2010 - OnStage at Connecticut College presents 'First Love'
The Gare St. Lazare Players Ireland brings its highly acclaimed, innovative one-man adaptation of Samuel Beckett's short story "First Love" to Connecticut College Nov. 12, as part of the onStage at Connecticut College series.

10/25/2010 - Local organization donates 48 bicycles to Spokespeople
Thanks to a generous donation of 48 bikes, Spokespeople can provide bikes to all those who've requested them, and focus on the long-term goal of launching a bike share or daily rental program on campus.

10/21/2010 - The Atlantic -- and publisher Jay Lauf '86 -- are praised by Advertising Age
The Atlantic makes their list of the top-performing magazines in the country.

10/21/2010 - Join us at the Head of the Charles this weekend
Boston & NY holiday parties, other events, also coming up.

10/20/2010 - Contest honors the College's singing tradition
The alma mater will have some company.

10/20/2010 - Colt says Americans should travel more
Study another culture and you'll help others understand yours, too, he says during Fall Weekend keynote.

10/20/2010 - Connecticut College launches Centennial Song Contest
All students, alumni and current and former faculty and staff members are invited to write original music and lyrics for the new song. The winner, who will be selected by the Centennial Song Contest Committee, will receive a $1,500 grand prize.

10/19/2010 - Fall Weekend in pictures
More than 1,800 visitors came to campus to enjoy the beautiful fall weather and a packed schedule of exciting events during Connecticut College's Fall Weekend celebration Oct. 15-17.

10/18/2010 - Media Bytes
Black cats, broken mirrors, the number 13. With Halloween a week away, Prof. Vyse talks with MSNBC about superstitions. New York Times education blog features Dean Martha Merrill '84 -- again. Prof. Woodhouse, the first woman to represent this area in Congress, died 26 years ago but is still swaying voters in the 2010 election.

10/18/2010 - Announcements
Nominate an alum for the Alumni Association Board of Directors. Do you live abroad? Return your survey for the directory being published this winter.

10/18/2010 - Centennial Reunion is June 3-5, 2011
Mark your calendar for a historic celebration.

10/16/2010 - Biology, botany faculty outline plans for new facility
Chair of the biology department: 'It really gives us what we want."

10/15/2010 - Oprah clip features Connecticut College freshman
Mayra Valle ´14 of Texas attended one of six groundbreaking charter schools highlighted on the show last month.

10/15/2010 - New cafe planned for Harkness Dining Room
The neighborhood-style cafe will give students another option for studying, relaxing.

10/15/2010 - Student clubs unite to form new environmental coalition
Six clubs join forces to 'bring the student environmental voice to the forefront.'

10/15/2010 - President Higdon announces Centennial Commencement speaker
Alumna Cynthia Enloe, research professor of International Development, Community and Environment at Clark University, will give the keynote address at Connecticut College´s 93rd Commencement on May 22, 2011.

10/15/2010 - Lynch found Archambeault and Waddell through the alumni network
Lee Archambeault '66 and Marguerite Waddell '75 help the captain of the equestrian team get to the World Games in Lexington.

10/14/2010 - Fall Weekend to highlight notable alumni and celebrate traditions
Three notable alumni known for their work exploring provocative and timely issues - filmmakers Michael King ´75 and Andre Robert Lee ´94 and journalist Ned Colt ´79 - will highlight Connecticut College´s Fall Weekend this year.

10/12/2010 - Fall Open House draws prospective students to campus
Fall Open House draws prospective students to campus

10/8/2010 - New York Times blog features Dean Martha Merrill '84
In a New York Times blog post today, Martha C. Merrill ´84, Connecticut College´s dean of admission and financial aid, shares her tips to give prospective students the best chance of securing a strong teacher recommendation.

10/8/2010 - Masako Inkyo's Japanese Calligraphy on display at Connecticut College Oct. 21 - Dec. 14
"Spectrum of Black and White: The Art of Masako Inkyo," a Japanese calligraphy exhibition, will be on display in Connecticut College´s Charles Chu Asian Art Reading Room, Shain Library, Oct. 21 - Dec. 14. There will be an opening reception and calligraphy demonstration by the artist Oct. 26 at 4:30 p.m.

10/7/2010 - Professor wins national psychology award
Psychology Professor Jefferson Singer has been selected to receive the 2010 Henry A. Murray Award from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology of the American Psychology Association.

10/4/2010 - onStage at Connecticut College presents Tiempo Libre Oct. 16
Hot off its third Grammy nomination, the sizzling, dance-inducing Cuban music group Tiempo Libre will perform Saturday, Oct. 16, at 8 p.m. in Connecticut College´s Palmer Auditorium.

10/4/2010 - Everything from jazz piano to 'The Girlfriend Gyno' at Connecticut College this month
Where else can you find jazz piano, theater, streptomyces bacteria and "The Girlfriend Gyno" all in one month?

09/29/2010 - Professor's new book highlights contributions of nearly forgotten civil rights pioneer
History Professor David Canton hopes his new biography, "Raymond Pace Alexander: A New Negro Lawyer Fights for Civil Rights in Philadelphia," will shed light on Alexander´s significant - and largely unheralded - contributions to the civil rights movement.

09/27/2010 - Other talks this year cover education, research, politics and languages
Suggestions: Pursue your passion. Use your CC connections. Think about art history.

09/24/2010 - Women's volleyball rides undefeated streak into weekend tournament
The Connecticut College women's volleyball team is undefeated heading into the MIT Invitational this weekend. The Camels have won seven straight matches, including two against New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) opponents.

09/20/2010 - More than 300 media outlets publish news of professor's military-sponsored research
An Associated Press story highlighting Chemistry Professor Bruce Branchini´s military-sponsored bioluminescence research has been reported by more than 300 media outlets, including the Washington Post, LA Times, Houston Chronicle, MSN Money, CNBC and Fox News.

09/14/2010 - Regional events are a great way to connect with Camels
Hear a professor in Chicago, meet alumni athletes and coaches in New London, enjoy the Head of the Charles in Boston.

09/14/2010 - Connect-ED test is Sept. 22
Connect-Ed is the College's emergency notification system.

09/13/2010 - Connecticut College welcomes new faculty
This fall, Connecticut College welcomes seven new tenure-track faculty members, including a biochemist who studies antibiotic resistance, a four-fields anthropologist who specializes in the archaeology of North America, and an award-winning botanist who has mentored undergraduate research projects at Harvard Forest.

09/10/2010 - Announcements
Latest news from the Goodwin-Niering Center Subscribe to The College Voice Send your student a Camel Pak

09/10/2010 - Convocation marks start of the academic year
Professor Simon Feldman challenges students in Convocation speech.

09/9/2010 - View video from Reunion
Talks by Cynthia Enloe '60 & Dana Freyer '65 are online.

09/9/2010 - In memory of Connor Donohue '07
View photos of tree dedication on Aug. 22.

09/9/2010 - Media Bytes
Michelle Obama favors dress by Peter Som '93 for Coast Guard ceremony. Military eyes Professor Branchini's firefly research; says it could save a soldier's life. Parade magazine puts Connecticut College on its A-list for arts and theater programs.

09/9/2010 - Nathanson began using the Google program at 12
Company taps student's expertise in 3D modeling software.

09/9/2010 - Announcements
Latest news from the Goodwin-Niering Center. Subscribe to The College Voice. Calling all housefellows.

09/9/2010 - Fall events include receptions, talks, CCAC lunch, athletic reunions
First events are in Chicago, Denver, London, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Portland, Me., Portland, Ore., Providence, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Tokyo and West Hartford.

09/9/2010 - Fall Weekend is Oct. 15-17
Three alumni -- two filmmakers and and journalist Ned Colt -- headline our annual gathering of alumni and families.

09/9/2010 - Nagai-Rothe wants to apply her research to the U.S.
She leaves for New Zealand in December to research race relations.

09/9/2010 - 501 new Camels arrive on campus
New students include a mountain climber, a magazine founder, a crepe chef and a top-rated pianist.

09/9/2010 - Mementos bring special meaning to the Centennial
Photos, scrapbooks, letters and a decorative map of the campus from the early 1930s have already been donated.

09/2/2010 - Connecticut College marks start of academic year with Convocation, picnic
In a keynote address during the college´s 96th Convocation, Philosophy Professor Simon Feldman challenged students to examine their own personal commitment to the College´s Honor Code. Feldman then explored several interpretations of what, exactly, is involved in taking responsibility for one's beliefs and why it is a matter of honor.

09/1/2010 - Cambodia-based dance ensemble kicks off riveting season of onStage at Connecticut College Sept. 25
onStage at Connecticut College opens the 2010-11 season with "The Lives of Giants" by the Khmer Arts Ensemble, a Cambodia-based dance group known for its original choreography, detailed costumes and majestic elegance, Saturday, Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium.

08/30/2010 - Connecticut College welcomes the Class of 2014
A mountain climber, a magazine founder, a crepe chef and top-rated pianist are just a few of the newest 501 members of the Connecticut College community. The 497 members of the Class of 2014 and 11 transfer students arrived on campus Saturday, and were excited to move into their new campus homes. Many had traveled a great distance - the newest camels hail from 30 states, Washington, D.C., and 23 countries, including South Africa, Iran, Yemen, China, Burkina Faso, Turkey, Poland, Liberia, and Ireland.

08/25/2010 - Student and professor study social transformation in post-Soviet children´s literature
A joint research project of Slavic Studies Professor Andrea Lanoux and Nathaniel Pope ´12 is helping them understand how Russian children´s literature has evolved since the collapse of the Soviet Union.

08/20/2010 - Elli Nagai-Rothe '03 wins Fulbright
She heads to New Zealand in December to research race relations.

08/20/2010 - Professor´s new book examines ´What Americans Build and Why´
Psychology Professor Ann Sloan Devlin took the classic "when in Rome" proverb quite literally when she led a group of Connecticut College students on a semester-long study abroad program in Rome in the spring of 2009. Her experience gave her a new perspective on the way Americans live and provided a lens through which to view the material in the final chapters of her new book, "What Americans Build and Why: Psychological Perspectives."

08/17/2010 - Connecticut College momentum continues with summer campus renewal
New classrooms, bathrooms and a digital photo studio, as well as upgrades to the basement rooms in every residence hall, are among the highlights of this summer´s campus improvement projects.

08/13/2010 - New Rent-A-Text program helps students save money
This fall, the Connecticut College Bookshop is offering a new national program, Rent-A-Text, designed to give students the option to rent new or used textbooks for the semester, and can save students as much as 50 percent on their books, according to Bookshop administrators.

08/10/2010 - You won´t find Ajjen Joshi ´12 in an office wearing a standard pinstripe suit this summer
Architectural studies and computer science major Ajjen Joshi ´12 wears a different kind of suit-a black one with 34 reflective markers designed to capture and translate motions into a digital model-for his summer job.

08/5/2010 - Students encourage New London middle schoolers to attend college
Three Connecticut College students are working with local middle school children to ensure a summer break that includes learning, as well as much deserved relaxation and playtime.

08/3/2010 - Toys and dollhouses are not just ´Play/Things´
"Play/Things: Toys and the Invention of Modern Childhood," an exhibit featuring children´s toys, beautiful dolls and exquisite dollhouses, explores the intersection between the history of architecture and the history of childhood.

07/29/2010 - Erick Argueta ´12 receives an American Chemical Society research award
Erick Argueta ´12 is one of only nine recipients and Connecticut College's first Science Leader to receive the American Chemical Society (ACS) International Research Experiences for Undergraduates award, giving him the chance to pursue his own unique research project in Scotland this summer.

07/27/2010 - Katie Grossweiner ´12 wins US Department of State 2010 Critical Language Scholarship
Thanks to a U.S. Department of State 2010 Critical Language Scholarship, East Asian studies major Katie Grossweiner ´12 is gaining fluency in Chinese by living, studying and interacting with native speakers in Nanjing, China, this summer.

07/27/2010 - Chris O´Brien named head men´s and women´s tennis coach at Connecticut College
Chris O´Brien has been named the head coach of the men´s and women´s tennis program at Connecticut College. O´Brien will also serve as the assistant coach for men´s and women´s squash.

07/22/2010 - Students could change the future with summer science research
Each day Taryn Campbell ´12 is working in a Connecticut College lab this summer, synthesizing compounds alongside her peers and Professor of Chemistry Timo Ovaska. These manmade compounds have anti-human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) properties, which may be useful for developing a drug to help cure the virus.

07/20/2010 - Art Professor Andrea Wollensak receives Artist Fellowship Grant
Art Professor Andrea Wollensak, chair of the Art Department and co-associate director of events for the college´s Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology, has been awarded a $2,500 Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism (CCT) Artist Fellowship Grant in New Media.

07/15/2010 - An alumna gives John Waterman ´11 a ´cheesy´ idea
As John Waterman ´11 flipped through the pages of CC: Magazine last fall, an article featuring an alumna who co-founded Vermont Butter & Cheese Company inspired him to intern at the Shy Brothers Farm, a dairy farm and artisan cheese maker in Westport, Mass., this summer.

07/14/2010 - Connecticut College turns 100 next year
Here are five ways to get involved now

07/14/2010 - Media Bytes
Sloane Crosley '00 discusses her writing. View video. Patricia Wald '48 appointed to post in Obama administration. Was Elena Kagan 'grade-obsessed'? President Emeritus Norman Fainstein takes The Boston Globe to task.

07/14/2010 - Announcements
Save the date: Fall Weekend is Oct. 15-17. View the latest CELS employment newsletters.

07/14/2010 - Wilson wins American Antiquarian Society/NEH Fellowship
Lisa Wilson will spend a year at the American Antiquarian Society researching the roots of prejudice about wicked stepmothers -- and other family members.

07/14/2010 - Da Costa says soccer shaped his morals and values
Marco Da Costa Lopes ´11 of South Africa is researching this summer whether his home country scored big by hosting the tournament.

07/14/2010 - Students were abroad on a College-funded TRIP
Go to Mount Fuji, take part in a tea ceremony. Four students made this new video in Japan with Professor Hisae Kobyashi last semester.

07/14/2010 - Branchini helped create the vibrant graphic on the trucks
1,800 vehicles highlight his research into the glow-mechanism of fireflies.

07/14/2010 - $20M science center, supported by Campaign gifts, to open in 2012
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07/14/2010 - Connecticut College Art Professor receives Artist Fellowship Grant
Connecticut College Art Professor Andrea Wollensak, chair of the Art Department and co-associate director of events for the college´s Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology, has been awarded a $2,500 Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism (CCT) Artist Fellowship Grant in New Media.

07/12/2010 - Connecticut College science professor awarded $225K grant to continue cutting-edge bioluminescence research
Bruce Branchini, the Hans and Ella McCollum ´21 Vahlteich Professor of Chemistry at Connecticut College, has been awarded a $225,000 Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) grant to continue his cutting-edge research on bioluminescence, the emission of light by living organisms.

07/8/2010 - From teacher to preacher
Joanna Hollis ´97 took a giant leap of faith in 2001 and is now an Anglican priest.

07/8/2010 - There´s a chance you´ll see the work of Chemistry Professor Bruce Branchini on I-95
When students move in this fall, they may drive to campus in U-Haul vehicles displaying a vibrant graphic that Chemistry Professor Bruce Branchini helped create.

07/1/2010 - Connecticut College graduate receives IMUSE fellowship
Justin Koufopoulos, a 2010 graduate of Connecticut College, has been awarded the Initiating Mutual Understanding through Student Exchange (IMUSE) Beijing Summer Fellowship, a highly competitive program that aims to promote mutual curiosity, respect and understanding between China and the United States.

06/16/2010 - New YouTube video asks ´what´s next, Class of 2010?´
Many have jobs. Some are off to grad school. Others are volunteering. And, of course, there are some who just haven´t decided yet.

06/15/2010 - Ben Tyrrell '95: Providing health care for an "amazing generation"
He is responsible for more than 1,000 residents in the Massachusetts facility.

06/15/2010 - Announcements
Check out the latest employment newsletter from CELS. Read the spring newsletter of the Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment.

06/14/2010 - Alumni from 2008, '09 and'10 receive Fulbrights
These recent grads will work in Italy, Vietnam, Germany and Indonesia.

06/14/2010 - Connecticut College awarded $25,000 to support Hoffman Scholars Fund
The Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Foundation, Inc. has awarded a $25,000 grant to Connecticut College to support the Hoffman Scholars Fund. The fund was established in 2008 with a $50,000 grant and provides scholarships to students from Connecticut entering the college´s Science Leaders Program.

06/11/2010 - Higdon urges alumni to spread the word
'We would not be in the position we are today without the Campaign -- without you.'

06/10/2010 - Reunion highlights green lifestyles
Their advice: start small, but start.

06/10/2010 - Announcements
Order reunion class photos. Check out the new CELS employment newsletter. Read the spring newsletter of the Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment.

06/10/2010 - Dedication was Commencement Weekend
The College´s most iconic space - the Green with the long view to Long Island Sound - is dedicated to Jean C. Tempel '65.

06/10/2010 - Students give back to the community
'Spring Give 'n' Go' makes use of left-behind furniture, tables, printers.

06/10/2010 - Alumni, friends and family members turn out in record numbers for Reunion 2010
1,150 return to celebrate, reconnect and enjoy a place where 'friendships last forever.' 

06/10/2010 - Professor´s new book ties the teachings of Aristotle, Adam Smith and Karl Marx to contemporary issues
Economics Professor Spencer Pack´s new book, "Aristotle, Adam Smith and Karl Marx: On Some Fundamental Issues in 21st Century Political Economy," connects these three great philosophers´ teachings to modern issues, such as the current financial crisis.

06/3/2010 - As Connecticut College readies for Reunion, President Higdon publishes piece on alumni relations
As Connecticut College prepares to welcome 1,000 alumni and guests to campus for Reunion weekend, June 4-6, President Leo I. Higdon Jr. comments in the Providence Journal on the modern-day relationship between alumni and their alma maters. It´s a mutually beneficial connection, he says, that can add value to the alumni´s education and enhance the college.

06/1/2010 - Reunion is June 4-6
Check out the latest schedule on your smartphone, see which of your friends are coming back and get the latest on speakers Cynthia Enloe '60 and Dana Hartman Freyer '65.

06/1/2010 - Students honor Government Professor Tristan Anne Borer with teaching award
The Connecticut College Student Government Association (SGA) voted unanimously to honor Government Professor Tristan Anne Borer with the student version of the John S. King Award, which is only given when a professor has shown an extraordinary commitment to the students.

05/27/2010 - Connecticut College honors Boston businesswoman
Connecticut College´s sweeping green, the central space on campus with breathtaking views of Long Island Sound, was dedicated May 22 to a woman whose leadership helped put Connecticut College among top liberal arts colleges today.

05/26/2010 - New exhibit explores LGBTQ history at Connecticut College
The exhibit grew out of the students' desire to document the founding of the Center.

05/26/2010 - Announcements
Enjoy a boat cruise around Boston. Students hope to reduce the number of cars on campus. Check out the latest employment newsletters from the Office of Career-Enhancing Life Skills.

05/25/2010 - Reunion is June 4-6
Check out the latest schedule on your smartphone, see which of your friends are coming back and get the latest on speakers Cynthia Enloe '60 and Dana Hartman Freyer '65.

05/25/2010 - Three professors honored with College's highest faculty awards
Honors are for leadership, research and excellence in teaching.

05/25/2010 - Announcements
Bowl with the whole family in San Francisco. Boston Camels, mark your calendars! Check out the latest employment newsletters from CELS.

05/25/2010 - A special gathering for the Class of 2005 will take place Reunion weekend
The Class of 2005 has lost two leaders - Chris Civali and Colin Foote - in tragic accidents during the past month.

05/25/2010 - 445 seniors graduate
President Higdon encourages graduates to build relationships with alumni across the globe; read live tweets from Commencement.

05/25/2010 - Professor´s Huffington Post opinion piece receives nearly 3,000 comments
When Philosophy Professor Andrew Pessin´s opinion piece was published on Huffington Post, he planned to respond to each comment. But within hours, there were more than 1,000 comments, making his goal near impossible. Six days after the original publication, there are 2,829 comments.

05/24/2010 - O'Gorman, a biology major, plans to be a doctor
Brigid O'Gorman '11, a Davis Projects for Peace winner, will work at a clinic named for Liz Durante '10.

05/24/2010 - Junior Brigid O´Gorman named finalist for 2010 Hockey Humanitarian Award
Connecticut College junior Brigid O'Gorman has been named a finalist for the 2010 BNY Mellon Wealth Management Hockey Humanitarian Award. O'Gorman is one of seven finalists for this national honor and the first skater to represent Connecticut College on the ballot.

05/24/2010 - Connecticut College is turning 100. How should we celebrate?
Take the survey - the committee planning the Centennial wants your ideas.

05/23/2010 - Commencement speaker urges graduates to use their knowledge for the common good
Jeffrey Sachs, one of the world's foremost economists, challenged the 445 graduates at Connecticut College´s 92nd Commencement to use their knowledge to make the world a better place.

05/21/2010 - Four players join Cornell on the All-NESCAC squad
Men's lacrosse increased its record from 6 wins to 14 this year - and won its first NCAA Tournament berth. View video of the team.

05/21/2010 - 3 win Fulbright awards
A Connecticut College senior and two recent alumni have been selected to receive U.S. Fulbright Student Program grants to live, conduct research and teach abroad for an academic year.

05/20/2010 - Timberg's book on the HIV/AIDS epidemic is due out early next year
Craig Timberg '92 reports on everything from American politics to famine in Africa.

05/20/2010 - Varun Swamy ´01 tells students that Connecticut College was his 'stepping stone'
As a postdoctoral associate at Duke University, he studies forest ecology in the Peruvian Amazon.

05/19/2010 - Women´s sailing to compete at Intercollegiate Sailing Association National Championships
Sailors may not be able to control the wind, but they can adjust the sails--and members of the Connecticut College women´s sailing team do just that.

05/19/2010 - Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism awards Connecticut College $101,500 for historic steel house
Connecticut College has received a matching grant of $101,500 from the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism (CCT), a state agency. The grant was awarded through the Historic Restoration Fund Grant Program and completes the funding for the next phase of renovations to the college's notable steel house.

05/17/2010 - Senior wins 2010 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Senior Laura Frawley, a Biological Sciences major, has been awarded a 2010 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, which will provide her with a $30,000 research stipend each year for up to three years.

05/17/2010 - Connecticut College senior wins NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Senior Laura Frawley, a Biological Sciences major at Connecticut College, has been awarded a 2010 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, which will provide her with a $30,000 research stipend each year for up to three years.

05/14/2010 - Class of 2010 to graduate May 23
Nearly 450 Connecticut College students will receive their diplomas this year at Connecticut College´s 92nd Commencement on Sunday, May 23.

05/10/2010 - As founder of WorldSavvy, Dana Curran Mortenson '97 makes K-12 education more global
Responses to the 9/11 attacks inspired her to promote an international curriculum.

05/10/2010 - Men´s lacrosse earns first NCAA tournament bid
The Connecticut College men's lacrosse team has qualified for the 2010 NCAA Division III Lacrosse Championship.

05/10/2010 - Connecticut College´s Class of 2010 to graduate May 23
Nearly 450 Connecticut College students will receive their diplomas this year at Connecticut College´s 92nd Commencement on Sunday, May 23.

05/7/2010 - Documentary featuring Brenner Green ´12 debuts at Connecticut College
As the credits started to roll, the audience members immediately jumped from their seats in the College´s Silfen Auditorium, clapping and chanting for their classmate and teammate, Brenner Green ´12-he had just made his film debut in the premiere "Out for the Long Run," a Tragoidia Moving Pictures documentary about openly gay athletes.

05/5/2010 - Three Connecticut College professors honored with college´s highest faculty awards
Connecticut College professors Timo Ovaska, Simon Feldman and Robert Askins have been honored with the institution's most prestigious faculty awards. The annual honors, presented at a May 3 award ceremony, recognize faculty excellence in research, teaching and leadership.

05/4/2010 - Alumni advise students that green industry is on the rise
Erika Berlinghof '05, Natalie Hildt '97 and Dan Saccardi '00 speak with students about environmentally-minded careers.

05/3/2010 - Connecticut College economics professor challenges California Legislative Analyst´s Office report; Says plan to cut In-Home Supportive Services program could cost state more
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05/3/2010 - Connecticut College economics professor challenges California Legislative Analyst´s Office report; says plan to cut In-Home Supportive Services program could cost state more
In a study released today by the Institute for Women's Policy Research and PHI, Connecticut College Professor Candace Howes refutes the findings of a January 2010 report from the California Legislative Analyst's Office on the fiscal impact on the state and counties of the In-Home Supportive Services program for seniors and people with disabilities.

05/3/2010 - Davis Projects for Peace winner to implement electronic medical recordkeeping system in Kaberamaido, Uganda
It was a normal doctor's visit. The doctor took the patient's vitals, asked a few questions and prescribed a common medicine. Brigid O'Gorman '11, the daughter of a physician and an aspiring doctor herself, had seen it all before.

04/30/2010 - Enjoy the excitement of theater, the intrigue of contemporary Chinese art and the sounds of 'Pirates' this May
Whether you enjoy the excitement of live theater or the intrigue of contemporary Chinese art, Connecticut College offers a wide variety of stimulating performances and events this May.

04/29/2010 - Connecticut College Theater Department presents Henrik Ibsen´s ´A Doll´s House´ May 6-9
Connecticut College´s Theater Department presents Henrik Ibsen´s "A Doll´s House," May 6-9. The performance is directed by Connecticut College senior Julia Berman.

04/28/2010 - Connecticut College´s ´Transmutation´ exhibit features works by senior art majors
A diverse collection of pieces created by 14 senior art majors will be on display at Connecticut College May 7-23 in the Cummings Arts Center galleries.

04/28/2010 - Get an inside look at residential life
Olivia Grossman ´12 and her father built a folding bed to give her more space in her room at Connecticut College. Patrick Cremens ´11 positioned his bed to look out at the Jean C. Tempel Green, and Dani Murphy ´10, a housefellow, added seating and made the fireplace the focal point.

04/26/2010 - Fundraising efforts for Haiti recovery net more than $6,300
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04/26/2010 - Two alumnae help families in Haiti laugh again after the January earthquake
Dianna Hahn '03 and Deven Sisler '02 win over audiences with Clowns Without Borders.

04/26/2010 - Students focus on the environment with Rooftop Rally and RecycleMania
Connecticut College students took to the rooftops to demonstrate their passion for the environment this Earth Week.

04/23/2010 - Connecticut College finishes in Top 25 in RecycleMania
For the fifth consecutive year, Connecticut College has finished in the Top 25 in RecycleMania, a 10-week recycling competition that promotes waste reduction among colleges and universities.

04/23/2010 - Corey Ogilby ´12 crowned ´Top Chef Chez Harris´
For a few tense moments, the eight students vying for "Top Chef Chez Harris" hovered over a table of grilled chicken, fresh veggies and parmesan cheese.

04/21/2010 - Admitted students explore Connecticut College
More than 450 high school seniors who have been offered admission to Connecticut College came to campus April 12 and 19 to experience first-hand the vibrant intellectual, social and cultural community here.

04/20/2010 - Alumni speak with students about careers, research experience
Topics include green careers, working for the U.S. State Department and researching in the Peruvian Amazon.

04/20/2010 - Connecticut College hosts 3rd Annual Walk for the Homeless April 24
Students from Connecticut College´s Holleran Center for Community Action and Public Policy are taking their passion to the streets, hosting the 3rd Annual Walk for the Homeless on Saturday, April 24, in downtown New London.

04/19/2010 - New YouTube video features student bands
A new video posted on Connecticut College´s YouTube channel invites you to step into "The Barn" and get a sense of what it is like to be in a student band at Connecticut College.

04/16/2010 - Announcements
David Dorfman Dance performs in Los Angeles. Check out the latest alumni employment newsletters. IRA charitable rollover likely to be extended.

04/16/2010 - Donald Budge ´10 wins national fiction award
Donald Budge '10 says you just never know when inspiration might hit. "I was in the middle of a ping pong game with my friends over the summer when suddenly I got this great idea," Budge said.

04/15/2010 - Be there! Undefeated lacrosse takes on Tufts tomorrow
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04/15/2010 - College to raise money and awareness with ´Hope for Haiti´ events April 9 and 10
Connecticut College is hosting a series of fundraising and educational events April 9 and 10 to benefit the ongoing recovery effort in Haiti.

04/14/2010 - Think 'green,' enjoy the campus and see your friends
Special events, a "green" theme and alumni networking are driving the numbers. Find out which alumna is this year's keynote speaker.

04/14/2010 - 'Vintage' Camel will be retained for non-varsity uses
Alumni debate the design on Facebook; view video of the Camel reveal.

04/14/2010 - DeFrantz discovered rowing at Connecticut College
DeFrantz, described by ESPN as "one of sport's true pioneers," is advocating to open more Olympic sports to women.

04/14/2010 - The day included a tea honoring emeriti faculty
The College celebrated its 99th birthday in style on April 5. View photos and the 1,300 signatures on the birthday card.

04/14/2010 - Nominees offer diverse backgrounds
Brent Never '99, Ken Kabel '76 P'12 and Cynthia Linton Fleming '54 are on the slate.

04/14/2010 - Four students honored with national awards
Their awards -- including an NSF fellowship -- bring recognition to the College's science and international programs.

04/13/2010 - Willow Mata '01 uses Fulbright to study immigration in schools in Catalonia
She first studied in Spain as a Connecticut College student.

04/13/2010 - Nature is front and center at Earth Fest April 18
Connecticut College´s annual Earth Day celebration, Earth Fest!, is Sunday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the College´s Tempel Green.

04/9/2010 - Two Connecticut College students win Goldwater Scholarships
Two Connecticut College students, Christopher Krupenye ´11 and Kelsey Taylor ´11, have received The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. This is the first time two Connecticut College students have received the honor in the same year.

04/7/2010 - Nature is front and center at Connecticut College´s Earth Fest April 17
Connecticut College´s annual Earth Day celebration, Earth Fest!, is April 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the college´s Tempel Green. (The rain date for this event is April 18).

04/5/2010 - More than 1000 recent alums make gifts
Trustee Zoe K. Henriquez '99 leads all-out effort with Classes of 2000-2009.

04/5/2010 - Founders Day celebration marks Connecticut College's 99th birthday
Connecticut College celebrated its 99th birthday in style April 5, with student performances, a special Founders Day Tea and the unveiling of a new camel mascot.

04/5/2010 - Connecticut College athletes welcome new camel mascot
Connecticut College´s new camel mascot made its debut today in front of a cheering crowd of students, faculty and staff at the College´s student center.

04/2/2010 - Two Connecticut College students win Goldwater Scholarships
Two Connecticut College students, Christopher Krupenye ´11 and Kelsey Taylor ´11, have received The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. This is the first time two Connecticut College students have received the honor in the same year.

03/31/2010 - Celebrate the earth, enjoy music and attend thought-provoking discussions this April
Upcoming events at Connecticut College include the annual celebration of the environment, a two-day conference exploring 100 years of women´s education at Connecticut College, concerts by professional and student musicians and a film screening of "The Mechanical Bride," produced and directed by Allison de Fren, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the college´s Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology.

03/30/2010 - Quinta Scott '63 has photographed the Mississippi River for almost two decades
Her new book covers everything from the river's formation to Hurricane Katrina.

03/29/2010 - Senior shares her poetry on the Connecticut Poetry Circuit
Though art and religion are frequently at odds, Caitlin Scott ´10 is fascinated by their relationship - so fascinated, in fact, she has combined her interests to write poetry inspired by religious themes and is now sharing her work with others.

03/29/2010 - OnStage at Connecticut College: ´Live. Play. Sing.´ with Cantus April 9
OnStage at Connecticut College will present Cantus, one of America´s finest professional male a cappella groups, Friday, April 9 at 8 p.m. in Evans Hall.

03/23/2010 - Men´s lacrosse undefeated through 5 games
The Connecticut College men´s lacrosse team beat conference rival Amherst College for the first time since 2001 in a home match Saturday to remain undefeated through four games.

03/18/2010 - Trang applies economics to diplomacy
Nguyen Quynh Trang '03 had a key role when Queen Margrethe II of Denmark visited Vietnam in November.

03/17/2010 - Economist Jeffrey Sachs to speak at 2010 Commencement
Economist Jeffrey Sachs has been selected to give the keynote address at Connecticut College´s 92nd Commencement on May 23, 2010.

03/17/2010 - Economist Jeffrey Sachs to speak at Connecticut College´s 2010 Commencement
Economist Jeffrey Sachs has been selected to give the keynote address at Connecticut College´s 92nd Commencement on May 23, 2010.

03/16/2010 - Barber spoke to a standing-room-only campus audience March 9
Heard on campus: David Barber '88 challenges students to think about food, health, environment and the economy.

03/16/2010 - Join the fun on Facebook
Students are helping to plan the festivities.

03/15/2010 - 'There's no one background for going into law'
A panel of two alumni and a parent shared their experiences with students.

03/15/2010 - Senior to present ´comfort women´ research at national Asian studies symposium
When East Asian Studies and economics major Marisa Imazu ´10 turned in a paper to Japanese Professor Sayumi Takahashi for her "Transnational Asia and the Post-Exotic" class, she thought her work was done. But after Takahashi read the paper, she encouraged Imazu to go further - and take her research some 600 miles to Marietta, Ohio.

03/12/2010 - Announcements
Your student and the 2010 Census Making a gift in honor of your student Check out the latest employment newsletter from the Office of Career-Enhancing Life Skills

03/12/2010 - Camels network and give career advice at numerous panels, dinners
View photos and see what's coming up

03/12/2010 - Request met with tremendous response
Summer work gives students opportunities to test their skills and knowledge.

03/12/2010 - Professor´s fellowship fosters Euro-American relations
Professor Janet Gezari is the Siemens Fellow at the American Academy of Berlin.

03/11/2010 - Festivities include a student performance, tea and unveiling of the new athletics camel
After that it's smooth sailing to the Centennial. Join the fun on Facebook.

03/11/2010 - Bernier beats the previous record - 200
Shavar Bernier '10 sets the school record for three-pointers: 203.

03/11/2010 - Alumni working with Bob Dylan, Tommy Hilfiger and Kid Rock offer advice to students
Graduates offer job advice, contacts and inspirational stories

03/11/2010 - Connecticut College Haiti Response Committee organizes events for April 8-10
The College community, led by the academic centers, is coming together to talk, learn, help.

03/11/2010 - Planning committees gear up for Reunion 2011
If your graduation year ends in 1 or 6 you'll have a double celebration: your reunion and the College's Centennial.

03/11/2010 - Fifteen seniors earn top honors as Winthrop Scholars
Highest-achieving students are academic stars.

03/11/2010 - Dozens of Connecticut College students travel across the globe during spring break
Some are headed to Japan, Italy, Bolivia and Uganda; others are building Habitat homes and reconstructing New Orleans' botanical gardens.

03/11/2010 - Which class leads the GOLD challenge?
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03/11/2010 - Leichter is trained in many techniques - from ballet to hip-hop
New York Times says he's one of the best.

03/10/2010 - Scholarship and goodwill take students from Uganda to Louisiana during spring break
During the next two weeks, dozens of Connecticut College students will travel to various locations around the world, including Uganda, Bolivia, Japan, Louisiana and Alabama, to take advantage of exciting academic opportunities and to give back to deserving communities.

03/9/2010 - Students connect with alumni, faculty and staff over dinner
About 55 undergraduates attended February dinners hosted by alumni, faculty and staff.

03/8/2010 - Chris O´Brien named interim men´s and women´s tennis coach
Chris O'Brien has been named the interim head coach of the men's and women's tennis programs at Connecticut College.

03/5/2010 - Fortune 500 clients rely on Alex Lanstein '07 to solve computer security problems
Firsthand experience at Connecticut College allowed him to master programming.

03/5/2010 - Students turn ´one man´s junk´ into robots
Students rummaged through the mounds of junk - old phones, shoes, scraps of fabric, a Mr. Potato Head and even a Barbie Corvette. By the end of the evening, "one man´s junk" would be an army of robots.

03/3/2010 - Classical music, student research presentations, and a cult classic at Connecticut College this March
Upcoming events at Connecticut College include student research presentations, a lecture by former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher, the cult classic "The Rocky Horror Show" and classical music performances featuring Connecticut College students and professors.

03/1/2010 - Former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher to kick off 2-day symposium on race and health care
Former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher will speak at Connecticut College March 4 as part of a two-day symposium examining the racial gap in health care.

02/26/2010 - Freshman Science Leaders discover microbes, molecules and more
Members of the college´s newest class of Science Leaders presented research from their freshman seminar course at a recent poster session.

02/24/2010 - Professor and students bring music to New London
Every week, the sound of children´s voices fills the air. It is music to the ears of Music Professor Allyn Donath and students Phuong Le ´10 and Kate Schmicker ´13.

02/23/2010 - Connecticut College presents the cult classic ´The Rocky Horror Show´ March 4-7
There's a light over at the Frankenstein Place-aren't you curious to see what's in there? For audiences just dying to find out, the Connecticut College Theater Department presents "The Rocky Horror Show," March 4-7.

02/22/2010 - Robots and avatars will greet visitors to the College´s arts and technology symposium
At Connecticut College's upcoming arts and technology symposium, visitors will be greeted by avatars that track and record their movements and robots made from recycled materials.

02/22/2010 - Southwest Chinese art exposes ´Another China´ at Connecticut College
Contemporary prints from China´s ethnic southwest will be on display at Connecticut College Feb. 25-April 1 in the Charles Chu Asian Art Reading Room.

02/19/2010 - College awarded $100k to renovate historic steel house
Connecticut College has received $100,000 in grants to continue with the next phase of renovations to the college's notable steel house.

02/18/2010 - Robots and avatars will greet visitors to Connecticut College´s arts and technology symposium March 4-6
At Connecticut College´s upcoming arts and technology symposium, visitors will be greeted by avatars that track and record their movements and robots made from recycled materials.

02/18/2010 - Connecticut College examines race and health care with series of events March 4-5
Former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher will speak at Connecticut College March 4 as part of a two-day symposium examining the racial gap in health care.

02/15/2010 - Shavar Bernier ´10 sets school record with 203 career three-pointers
For the past four years, Shavar Bernier ´10 has turned heads with his prolific play in the backcourt. It´s fitting, then, that Bernier set Connecticut College's career record for made three-pointers during his final game in a Camel uniform.

02/12/2010 - Make a gift in honor of your student
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02/12/2010 - Students encouraged to take advantage of a wonderful alumni network
More than 100 undergraduates attend the 4th annual Seminar on Success.

02/12/2010 - Edward Burger '85 is recognized with one of the nation's top teaching prizes
He once wrote jokes for Leno and can make anything (even math) funny.

02/12/2010 - For the GOLD classes
A message from Zoe K. Henriquez '99

02/12/2010 - Insights is Feb. 26-27
Come back to campus to plan your 2011 reunion

02/12/2010 - Camels connect at everything from career discussions to museum tours
View photos and see if Connecticut College is coming to your area.

02/12/2010 - Announcements
Apply for a Phi Beta Kappa scholarship. Check out the latest employment newsletters from the Office of Career-Enhancing Life Skills.

02/12/2010 - Unique costume designs bring college productions to life
Sabrina Notarfrancisco's advice (and her exquisite costumes) help students become their characters.

02/12/2010 - Willis begins his second Olympic campaign
Willis is training to compete in London in 2012.

02/12/2010 - RecycleMania hits Connecticut College
The annual competition pits Connecticut College - traditionally a strong finisher - against 604 colleges and universities.

02/12/2010 - Professor shares tips on love
For more than 20 years, Jefferson Singer, professor of psychology, has studied love at length and has helped numerous couples find happiness. In light of Valentine´s Day, we´ve asked Singer to share his advice.

02/11/2010 - With 16 alumni currently serving, Connecticut College ranks no. 15
Alumni say the College's leadership and study abroad opportunities made the Peace Corps a natural choice.

02/11/2010 - More than 5,250 applications have been received to date
Students are 'getting the message about Connecticut College,' says Dean Merrill.

02/11/2010 - 'You should always get to know your community'
Media professionals - including an alumnus, a parent and staff members - offer tips on connecting with sources.

02/11/2010 - Connecticut College is a top producer of Peace Corps volunteers
With 16 alumni currently serving, Connecticut College ranks No. 15 on the Peace Corps' annual rankings of top small schools producing volunteers.

02/10/2010 - Connecticut College receives record number of applications
Connecticut College has received a record number of applications for the Class of 2014, with more than 5,200 applications received to date. The previous record, set three years ago, was 4,742.

02/8/2010 - Demetrius Porter ´12 named NESCAC Men´s Basketball Co-Player of the Week
After scoring double-doubles in back-to-back games, Connecticut College sophomore Demetrius Porter has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Men´s Basketball co-Player of the Week.

02/5/2010 - Students conserve energy one bulb at a time
The College´s Renewable Energy Club developed "The Light Bulb Exchange," a program that exchanges incandescent bulbs for Energy Star compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs, which use 75 percent less energy.

02/4/2010 - Connecticut College celebrates women's sexuality with Vagina Monologues Feb. 19-20
More than 60 Connecticut College students will come together to perform Eve Ensler´s "Vagina Monologues," an international play consisting of monologues that somehow relate to the vagina and celebrate women's sexuality and strength, Feb. 19 and 20 at 7 p.m. in Evans Hall, Cummings Arts Center.

02/3/2010 - February is packed with music and theater, lectures and events
February is packed with events at Connecticut College, with art exhibits, concerts, classical theatrical performances and lectures on diverse topics from black history to the revitalization of Connecticut´s cities.

02/1/2010 - Three honored with Connecticut College´s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Service Awards
Three members of the Connecticut College community were honored with the college´s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Service Awards during a celebration of King´s life Jan. 29.

01/28/2010 - OnStage at Connecticut College presents ´Romeo and Juliet´ Feb. 10
OnStage at Connecticut College will present The Acting Company and Guthrie Theater´s "Romeo and Juliet" Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium.

01/27/2010 - Exploring the Holocaust through art
Grace Astrove '10 has always been interested in the Holocaust, and was fascinated to learn that generations of artists have been inspired by this horrific event where more than 11 million individuals were persecuted and executed.

01/26/2010 - A wildlife biologist, Laura Francoeur '90 works to keep JFK's runways free of birds
Noisemakers, traps and a shotgun are her weapons.

01/25/2010 - Connecticut College to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 29
The Connecticut College community will gather Jan. 29 to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with performances by staff, faculty and students, as well as the presentation of the college´s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Service Awards.

01/25/2010 - Professor wins national art award
The College Art Association will honor Barkley L. Hendricks, professor of studio art, with the 2010 Artist Award for a Distinguished Body of Work at the association´s annual conference Feb. 10.

01/21/2010 - Connecticut College awarded $100,000 to continue renovating historic steel house
Connecticut College has received $100,000 in grants to continue with the next phase of renovations to the college´s notable steel house. Manufactured by Chicago-based General Houses Inc., the prefabricated house was erected in 1933 for Winslow Ames, the founding director of New London´s Lyman Allyn Art Museum. The college acquired the property, located at 130 Mohegan Avenue, in 1949.

01/21/2010 - Connecticut College Professor´s new book answers pressing questions about the Iraq War
Connecticut College Government Professor Caroleen Sayej and three co-authors seek to answer some of the most pressing questions about the Iraq War and its lasting implications in a new book, "The Iraq Papers."

01/20/2010 - Andrea Tarbox '72 P '09 is a rarity in the business world
Majoring in psychology helped her advance as a CFO.

01/19/2010 - OnStage at Connecticut College to preview ´New London Calling´ Feb. 5
OnStage at Connecticut College is proud to preview Kinodance Company´s "New London Calling," a film featuring 75 local students from New London´s Dual Language Arts Academy, Feb. 5 at 8 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium. The preview will be followed by the company´s theatrical dance performance, "Denizen."

01/15/2010 - Connecticut College travels up and down the East Coast
CAMELs in Boston and NY on Jan. 20, Florida season is going strong and more.

01/15/2010 - Announcements
Connecticut College visits Naples, Fla. Check out the latest employment newsletters from CELS.

01/15/2010 - They jump, they trot and they post
They're giving large varsity teams a run - or a canter - for the top prize.

01/15/2010 - Downs' review was the top read story on the Chronicle's site
Professor Jim Downs' commentary was the top-read item in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

01/15/2010 - See the photos on Facebook
There's a story behind each image in the new slideshow highlighting students and alumni.

01/15/2010 - Arabic is the fifth most commonly spoken language worldwide
Hello and welcome -- Connecticut College now offers Arabic.

01/15/2010 - NESCAC play tips off tonight for men´s and women´s hoops
Already this season, the men´s and women´s basketball teams have posted impressive performances on the court. Both teams are now gearing up for New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) play, where they will face some of the strongest Division III teams in nation.

01/14/2010 - Announcements
Get job advice or help a fellow Camel. Learn more about career advising. Check out the latest employment newsletters from CELS.

01/14/2010 - Tarbox's company now on the New York Stock Exchange
Majoring in psychology helped her advance as a CFO.

01/13/2010 - College internship leads to first job for new grad
An internship with Condé Nast Traveler leads to a job with Brides magazine for recent grad Arielle Shipper ´10.

01/11/2010 - Local kids judge neuroscience students' projects at college fair
At Connecticut College's recent "Fifth Annual Kids Judge Neuroscience Fair," behavior neuroscience students Kelsey Taylor '11, Faye McKenna '11 and Haley Goodwill '11 helped local elementary students discover the differences between sheep, human and rat brain specimens and let them color their own "brain maps" on latex swim caps.

01/8/2010 - Serving for IVUmed, Ellen Feldman Thorp '74 makes urological care available worldwide
She applies her sales and marketing background to her volunteer work.

01/7/2010 - Frederick Lynch´s ´Visual Inquiries´ at Connecticut College Jan. 26 - Feb. 26
Connecticut College´s Art Department is proud to present Frederick Lynch´s "Visual Inquiries," an explorative exhibition, Jan. 26 - Feb. 26 in the galleries of the Cummings Arts Center.

01/6/2010 - New York Times blog features advice from Dean Martha Merrill ´84
In a New York Times blog posting today, Martha Merrill '84, Connecticut College's dean of admission and financial aid, gives parents advice about how to navigate the later stages of the admission process.

01/4/2010 - Therapists should display credentials, professor´s research shows
A recently published study by psychology professor Ann Devlin shows that displayed credentials have a positive impact on patients' perceptions of therapists.