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Trinity Lifelong Learning Classes Now Available in Podcast
Trinity is making available through podcasts its courses in the Academy of Lifelong Learning. Interested learners may download the free podcasts and subscribe to feeds in order to automatically receive forthcoming podcasts. Courses already available include President Jones' "The Early Novel: A Literary Tool of Social Change" and a three-part “Election Primer,” discussing the 2008 presidential primaries. Click here to learn more about the Academy of Lifelong Learning podcasts.

Susan Pennybacker Named Visiting Davis Fellow at Princeton
Susan D. Pennybacker, Borden W. Painter, Jr., Associate Professor of European History, has been awarded a highly competitive fellowship at the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies at Princeton University for the fall 2008 semester. The center’s focus for the academic years 2008-09 and 2009-10 will be the problem of cultures and institutions in motion. The title of Pennybacker’s project is “Political exile in postwar London: the South Africans,” which is part of a book that she is writing on political exile in London after World War II.

Anne Bouthilette ’10 Spends Spring Break at First Clinton Global Initiative University Conference (CGIU)
Over spring break, Bouthilette travelled to New Orleans for the conference and also participated in a community service project called Make It Right, which was founded by Brad Pitt after Hurricane Katrina. The goal of CGIU is to encourage young people to help make a difference on a local, national, and global level. Read about her spring break experience in the Trinity Tripod.

Davis Projects for Peace Program Awards Funding to Students from 81 Colleges and Universities
Daniela McFarren and Ezel Poslu, both Trinity juniors, are among the students who will receive $10,000 for their project, entitled, "Peace in Jail," which is intended to establish a technology and student center in the recreational area of the San Pedro Men’s Prison in La Paz, Bolivia.

Trinity Sophomore Wins Merck Scholarship
Jonathan T. Ashby, a chemistry major from Manchester, CT, is one of only 15 college students in the country to be awarded a prestigious UNCF/Merck scholarship for the 2008-09 academic year. Each award provides up to $35,000 per academic year, of which $25,000 can be used for tuition, room and board, and fees. Each fellow will be mentored by a Merck scientist and will receive two summer research internships with stipends totaling at least $10,000.

President Jones Names Members to Advisory Council on Campus Climate
President James F. Jones, Jr., has named 11 members to the new President’s Advisory Council on Campus Climate, co-chaired by Chaplain Allison Read and Gary Reger, Charles A. Dana Research Professor of History. Other instituted recommendations made by the Charter Committee for Campus Climate include a required essay on the admissions application as well as a plan to create additional student spaces on Vernon Street in the coming year.

For upcoming lectures and events on campus, check out the Calendar of Events.



Reunion Weekend 2008: June 5-8 Register now!

The Accidentals Celebrate 15th Anniversary with Renowned Soprano Christine Brewer
Former and current members of The Accidentals, Trinity’s all-male a cappella singing group, celebrated their 15th anniversary with a cocktail party, brunch, concert, and reunion dinner. The Accidentals were joined in their concert by Christine Brewer, a Grammy Award-winning American opera star.

National Alumni Association Launches Trinity's Bantam Alumni Mentoring Network or BAM
BAM will enable students and alumni to be in direct contact regarding professional mentoring and career advice. The mentoring network will also allow Trinity alumni and students to search the online database by class year, profession, location, or other areas of interest. If you wish to opt out of the network, please click here for more information.

Discover Stories by Friends, Classmates, and Other Alumni and Then Tell Us Your Trinity Story


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Trinity Athletics Mourns the Passing of Former Coach and Athletic Director Karl Kurth

Trinity Men's Squash Captures 10th Straight National Championship Title

Trinity’s Gire Earns All-League Wrestling Honors at New Englands

Trinity Men's Distance Medley Relayers Earn All-American at Nationals

Trinity Men's Basketball Wins First NESCAC Championship Croen, Earns NCAA Bid

Rich Goals Give Trinity Men's Ice Hockey Second NESCAC Title with 20th Win Over Middlebury


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Senior Ashesh Prasann (above), of Jamshedpur, India, has been named a junior fellow in the South Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace for 2008-09.

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa, poet-in-residence at Trinity, hosted a community workshop as well as a discussion with veterans about “Writing the War” during a weekend of events with the poet that was kicked-off with a reading of his work.

Students of Pablo Delano’s “Photography 343” class prepare Broad Street Gallery for an exhibition of their work, entitled, “Photographs Exploring Our Urban Environment.”

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Joan D. Hedrick, the Charles A. Dana Professor of History at Trinity, is one of four Connecticut residents who will be honored on April 9 by Gov. M. Jodi Rell with a 2008 Award for Excellence in Culture & Tourism.

The Trinity men’s basketball and men's ice hockey teams each won NESCAC Championship titles with exciting post-season runs through the league championship tournaments.

Watch “What I learned at Trinity and Never Forgot.



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