March-April 2013




HIGHLIGHTS: Spring is in the air, and Trinity's calendar is packed with exciting events and activities, including the seventh annual Samba Fest, which will be held at the Mortenson Riverfront Plaza in Hartford. That same weekend, the student-run Trinity Film Festival will be held at Cinestudio. Click here for a full list of events at Trinity.

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Trinity Sophomore Has Extensive Experience as Asthma Educator
It’s rare for a sophomore to be as experienced in the areas of asthma education and medical simulation technology as is Gunjan Gupta ’15. Chemistry major Gupta has long possessed an interest in medicine. Early on, she zeroed in on medical simulation technology, and she's has held a series of research internships. Last January she presented at the Society for Simulation in Healthcare Conference in Orlando, FL, and in May she will accept an invitation to present at the International Clinical Skills Conference 2013 in Italy. Read more.




Athletics and Career Development Form a Winning Partnership
The Office of Career Development and Trinity’s Athletic Department have partnered to help athletes prepare for all that comes after life as a Trinity student-athlete. The two offices are working together to develop customized workshops and programs based on team and class year—from résumé and cover letter workshops to the Smart Start program and alumni networking events.  Read more.




Thomas Mitzel Named Dean of Faculty
Thomas Mitzel, who left Trinity nearly two years ago to become a dean at St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX, will return to the College on July 1 as dean of the faculty and vice president for academic affairs. A former chemistry professor at Trinity who also served three years as associate dean of academic affairs, Mitzel was the unanimous choice of the Faculty Search Committee. Read more.




Trinity Announces 2013 Commencement Speaker
Trinity's 2013 Commencement Speaker is Bridget Mary McCormack '88, who was recently elected as a justice of the Michigan Supreme Court. Prior to her election, she was a professor at the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor. She taught criminal law and legal ethics and oversaw the law school's clinical programs as associate dean of clinical affairs. Her academic work focused on practical experience in legal education. Read more about Commencement Weekend.




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Number-One Ranked Trinity Women's Lacrosse Makes It 15 Wins in a Row
Fresh off an exciting win last year as the Division III national champions, women's lacrosse continues to show its strength with 15 straight wins with their recent victory over Tufts. The team was recently featured in the Hartford Courant. More women's lacrosse news.





Register for Reunion 2013
We invite you back to campus for a weekend jam-packed with activities for you and your family, including Life as Art, an interview with artist Richard Tuttle ’63; tours of the new Crescent Street Townhouses and Vernon Social Center, an operatic performance, architectural tour, and a demonstration of the College's carillon. Register here.




More Trinity News



Promotions Approved for Three Female Faculty Members

Trinity Approves New Five-Year BA/MA Program in Neuroscience 

James Trostle to Combine Expertise in Anthropology and Epidemiology on Fulbright Grant in Chile


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