Record-breaking year for Trinity annual giving
For the first time in Trinity’s 183-year history, more than
55 percent of alumni and parents contributed gifts to The
Trinity Fund, ranking Trinity’s annual giving among the top
10 in the country.
NSF awards College $308K for new
Thanks to a generous grant from the National Science
Foundation, the Chemistry Department will soon have a new
addition for faculty and student research: a 400 MHz nuclear
magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometer.
Professor Vijay Prashad appointed as Kellner Chair of
South Asian History
Professor of International Studies Vijay Prashad has been
appointed the George and Martha Kellner Chair of South Asian
History, which was established in 1995 with a gift from
George ’64 and Martha Kellner.
Read more about the College’s recent publicity at
Trinity in the News.
Susan Pennybacker gives inaugural lecture for endowed professorship
On September 28, 2006, Susan Pennybacker, Borden W. Painter,
Jr. ’58, H’95 Associate Professor of European History,
delivered a lecture entitled “From Scottsboro to Munich:
race and political culture in 1930s London.”
Amnesty International director comes to campus
Kicking off another year of thought-provoking lectures, the
2006-2007 International Human Rights Lecture Series welcomed
Larry Cox to speak on “The Global Impact of the ‘War on
Terror’ on Human Rights.”
hosts International Conference on Exiles
The American Society for Exile Studies held its annual
conference at Trinity in September. The conference was
entitled “Exile and Travel: Exploring Displacement, Crossing
Boundaries, and the Traveler/Stranger in German Exile Arts
and Writings 1933–1945.”
“You're the Top”: Illustrated Sheet Music of American
Popular Songs from World War I to the 1940s
Watkinson Library is currently exhibiting its extensive
collection of illustrated sheet music, focusing on eight
composers whose songs were widely enjoyed during the period
from World War I to the 1940s and whose popularity
For upcoming lectures and events on campus, check out the
Calendar of Events.
D. Holmes Morton ’79 named MacArthur Fellow for
important contributions to medicine
Morton, who graduated with a B.S. degree from the
Individualized Degree Program (IDP) in 1979, is best known
for establishing the not-for-profit Clinic for Special
Children, which focuses on genetic diseases
concentrated in Amish and Mennonite communities. Read more
about Holmes Morton in the upcoming fall issue of the Reporter.
Jones Pickford ’99 selected as White House Fellow
In recognition of her outstanding professional achievements,
leadership skills, and commitment to public service,
was selected into the White House Fellowship Program, one of the most prestigious
programs of its kind. Read more about Jocelyn Jones Pickford
in the Class Notes section of the upcoming fall Reporter.
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Rowing earns ECAC Turfer Award
Both the men’s and women’s rowing programs were recently
selected as 2006 recipients of the ECAC Turfer Award. The
distinction is reserved for outstanding collegiate rowing
programs among the 240+ ECAC schools in Division I, II, and
Longley wins NESCAC Championship Golf Title
First-year student Reid Longley captured medalist honors
shooting rounds of 75 and 72 as he led the Bantams to a
first-place tie with Middlebury College at Brunswick Golf
Club on October 1.
Trinity Football Tops Middlebury For Fourth Straight Win
First-year head coach Jeff Devanney ’93 led the Bantams to their fourth consecutive win of the season on October 28 against Middlebury, improving the Bantams record to 5-1. Trinity football is currently ranked No. 4 in New England, and the team boasts a 22-game winning streak at home, as well as 35 wins out of 36 games. Until being defeated by Williams on October 1, the Bantams held the nation’s longest winning streak at 31 consecutive victories—a NESCAC record.
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At this year’s Convocation, the
Class of 2010, the largest in the College's history,
processed through the arches to the Quad, where they
were warmly welcomed into the Trinity community.
As the Major League baseball season draws to a close,
did you know that Moe Drabowsky ’57, an ace Trinity
pitcher under Coach Dan Jessee, signed with the Chicago
Cubs at the end of his junior year, and that upon
returning to campus in September 1956 for the fall
semester, had compiled a 2-4 record in nine games? In
the 1966 World Series, Drabowsky, then with the Orioles,
set his team on a winning path, striking out a record 11
men as a reliever in the first game against the Dodgers.
Moe Drabowsky passed away earlier this year. For his
complete obituary, please see the upcoming fall issue of
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