Trinity's faculty and staff monthly e-newsletter

 

February 2006

 
In this Issue
previous issues
 

  Reformation Exhibition at Watkinson
The Watkinson Library is currently hosting Catalysts for Religious Change: Monuments of Reformation Printing, a remarkable exhibition that introduces some important aspects of the Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Counter-Reformation ... read more

Institute Focuses on Classroom Diversity
The theme of this year’s Winter Institute on Teaching was “Diversity in the Trinity Classroom: Helping Every Student Achieve.” ... read more


Students Spend Winter Break Working in Hartford
Just as the novelty of being at home for winter break began to wane, 14 Trinity students returned early to campus to spend their days painting houses in Hartford’s North End ... read more


  ONE:TWO Challenge Update
It is approximately halfway through the fiscal year and, as of January 31, Trinity has received $1,122,730 in new and increased gifts from 2,587 donors in response to the ONE:TWO Challenge.
... read more

 

Professor’s Photographs of Strength, Love, Beauty, Pain

The fifteen images on display in Mather Art Space offer an interesting blend of human subjects and traditional Greek- and Roman-style statues that stand out well against one another. ... read more


Trinity Gives to the United Way
More than 150 faculty and staff members, representing approximately 24 percent of Trinity’s workforce, contributed to the campaign. ... read more


Awards and Honors ... read more


 

Sports Highlights

Men’s Basketball Hosts Colby in NESCAC

Women’s Basketball Visits Wesleyan in NESCAC Tournament 

... read more


In the News
... click here for recent media coverage of Trinity College.


Milestones
Recognizing members of the campus community for their years of service to Trinity ... click here


Associate Professor of History Luis Figueroa (l) signs a copy of his new book, Sugar, Slavery, and Freedom in Nineteenth-Century Puerto Rico, for Assistant Professor of History Jeffrey Bayliss during an event at Gallows Hill Bookstore.

Associate Professor of History Luis Figueroa (l) signs a copy of his new book, Sugar, Slavery, and Freedom in Nineteenth-Century Puerto Rico, for Assistant Professor of History Jeffrey Bayliss during an event at Gallows Hill Bookstore.
  

 
TRINITY PEOPLE
 


3 Questions for ...

Maryam Elahi
Director of the Human Rights Program
 

  1. What is the role of a human rights program in the context of a liberal arts education?

  2. What should Americans be aware of relative to human rights and the war on terror?

  3. Who were some of your childhood heroes?
       
    read Maryam's answers ...


 

What they’re reading…

Henry DePhillips,
Vernon K. Krieble Professor of Chemistry

 

"This book is a real-life detective story with all the mystery, frustrations, joys, ups-and-downs, and unexpected turns of a well-written work of fiction. But the most compelling aspect of the book is that the story is true!"  ... read more



In February, 1999, the men’s squash team completed the first undefeated season in its history and won the National Intercollegiate Squash Rackets Association Team Championship. Trinity became the first Division III school to win the championship, and it was the first national title for the College in any sport. The team has continued to win consecutive national titles under Head Coach Paul Assaiante.


Campus Survey: Should the media publish editorial cartoons that may offend specific religious groups?
No. It only serves to stir up trouble.  
Yes. The right to freedom of expression outweighs any negative consequences.  
No. Just because one has the right to do something, doesn’t make it the right thing to do.  
Yes. There is generally a hint of truth in most satire.  
I have no opinion about this issue.  
or View Results
 

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