May-June 2013




HIGHLIGHTS: Trinity's 187th Commencement exercises were held on Sunday, May 19 on the College's main quadrangle, where the College awarded 566 degrees. Bridget Mary McCormack, a 1988 graduate who was elected justice of the Michigan Supreme Court in November 2012, delivered the Commencement address and received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree.  See a full recap from Commencement, including photos, video, social media, and more.

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Students Champion Effort to Endow Public Policy Law Fund to Honor Their Professors
A group of enterprising public policy and law seniors surprised their professors last month by creating the Adrienne Fulco and Edward Cabot Public Policy and Law Fund. The endowed fund, which includes gifts from students, friends, alumni, trustees, and parents, was created to honor the two professors and to develop a legacy that supports future public policy and law students at Trinity. Read more.




Five Trinity Students, Alumni Win Fulbrights
Trinity reaped a bounty of Fulbright awards for the 2013-2014 academic year, with two graduating seniors and three alumni being awarded fellowships to conduct research or teach. In addition, three others—two members of the Class of 2013 and an alumna—were chosen as alternates and could still receive the prestigious grant, and one graduating senior was a finalist.  Read more.




Two Trinity Students Earn Goldwater Honorable Mentions
Hyunsu “Philip” Cho ’15 and Erin Barney ’15 were selected as Honorable Mentions for a highly competitive Goldwater Scholarship. Cho, who is double majoring in computer science and mathematics, has been doing research with Peter Yoon, associate professor of computer science, since his first year. Barney is a biomedical engineering major, and she has been studying the effect of ultrasound on microfluidic systems since last spring with Emilie Dressaire, assistant professor of engineering. Read more.




Your Support Makes It Possible
Share the celebration of Trinity’s newest alumni with our Commencement highlights video. Remember, your gift to the Trinity Fund supports virtually every aspect of our students’ experience. Please give by June 30 by calling our gift line at (800) 771-6184 or make your gift online today. Thank you!





Trinity Women's Rowing Finishes Third At NCAA Regatta
Trinity College's first and second varsity-eight crews placed second and fourth in their respective grand final races to lead the Bantams to third place overall in the NCAA Division III Championship Regatta on Saturday, June 1. Read more.





Welcome Back to Campus 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, an architectural tour, and a demonstration of the College's carillon. More information.




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More than 200 Awards Given to Students on 63rd Annual Honors Day 

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Calling All Middle and High School Science Teachers: Participate In A Trinity Citizen-Science Project This Summer



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