Obama, McCain Win Mock Presidential Primary on Campus
Barack Obama and John McCain were the overwhelming favorites of Trinity students, faculty, and staff who participated in a mock presidential primary on Thursday, January 24, at the College.
(The results were also noted in a
New York Times article.) In addition to the vote, Hartford elections officials registered 50 new voters.
The Greenberg Center Launches Blog on Religion in the 2008 Campaign
A new blog on religion and the 2008 election campaign has been launched by the Leonard E. Greenberg Center for the Study of Religion in Public Life at Trinity. The blog, called Spiritual Politics, features outside contributors, members of the Greenberg Center
faculty, as well as students. Visit
Susan Masino, Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Awarded Two-Year NIH Grant
Masino has been awarded a two-year, $222,829 grant by the
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS),
one of more than two dozen research institutes that comprise
the National Institutes of Health.
Two Trinity College Buildings Win Prestigious Architecture Awards
Trinity College’s Koeppel Community Sports Center and Mather Hall Dining Facility have recently been selected as recipients of two significant architectural awards. The Koeppel Center has won a “2007 Facilities of Merit Award” from Athletic Business, while the renovations at Mather Hall, which were completed in September 2007, earned an “Excellence in Construction Award” from Associated Builders and Contractors of Connecticut, Inc.
Trinity Student Appointed To Connecticut Commission on Community Service
Mikhael Borgonos ’08 was recently appointed to the Connecticut Commission on Community Service by Governor Jodi Rell. He is one of two Trinity affiliates appointed to the commission, joining Joseph Barber, director of community and civic engagement.
The Campus Community Celebrates Black History Month
On February 1, the Office of Multicultural Affairs kicked off
Black History Month with the Sankofa Kuumba
Cultural Arts Consortium. Throughout the month, the office
will host a poetry jam, a Black Alumni Organization dinner,
and guest speakers such as Tim J. Wise, anti-racist activist
and writer; Elizabeth Horton Sheff, former city of Hartford councilwoman and plaintiff in the landmark desegregation court case,
Sheff vs. O’Neill; and Elaine Brown, activist and former chair
of the Black Panther Party.
For the complete list of Black History Month events, visit the
Office of Multicultural Affairs’ Web site.
For upcoming lectures and events on campus, check out the
Calendar of Events.
Alumni Office Hosts Career Day in New York City on February
Trinity undergraduates and young alumni/ae are invited to
attend “Fashion, Film, Finance, and Philanthropy,” a career
day featuring alumni industry experts. For more details,
Alumni Office’s Web site.
Sons and Daughters of
Alumni/ae, Faculty, and Staff Invited to College Admissions
Exploration Program (CAEP) on April 6 and 7
This two-day program held on April 6 and 7, 2008, is aimed
at helping high school juniors as they prepare for the very
important and challenging process of college admissions. The
program includes campus tours, informative workshops and
question-answer sessions on college admissions, college
life, and financial aid, as well as the opportunity to eat
in the dining hall, explore campus, and attend athletic
practices and games. For more information and to register,
please visit the
Alumni Office’s Web site.
Association Launches Trinity's Bantam Alumni Mentoring
Network or BAM
enable students and alumni to be in direct contact regarding
professional mentoring and career advice. The mentoring
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
click here for more information.
Stories by Friends, Classmates, and Other Alumni and Then
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Featured in Sports Illustrated
Athletics Mourns Passing of
Robert D. Slaughter, 32-Year Veteran of the Department
Trinity’s Pilger Named NESCAC Men’s Soccer Coach of the
Year, Hayes Earns All-League Honors
Robinson Earns D3football.com All-American Honors for Trinity Football
Four Field Hockey Players Earn Post-Season Accolades
Scifo and Weedon Earn All-NESCAC Women’s Soccer Honors
Lenz Named NESCAC Volleyball Defensive Player of the Year
Winter Sports Viewed Live Via Webcasts
Live Webcasts, all of which are free, can be viewed at
code 2055) or accessed via
the Trinity College athletics Web site (www.trincoll.edu/athletics).
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On February 8, Dr. Xiangming
Chen, dean and director of Trinity’s new Center
for Urban and Global Studies (CUGS) and Paul E. Raether
Distinguished Professor of Sociology and International
Studies, will host a panel of
five distinguished scholars to examine the challenges
facing Hartford in the early part of the 21st century.
CUGS Web site for more details.
Associate Professors of Psychology and Neuroscience Sarah Raskin
(l) and Susan Masino (r), were among the six finalists in the Academic
Innovation and Leadership category at the Connecticut
Technology Council’s Women of Innovation awards on January
30. Haley Lepo ’08 (c)was one of four finalists in the
Collegian Innovation and Leadership category.
Anant Raut ’10
of the Trinity Robot Team demonstrates the capabilities of an
autonomous robot for students at
Hartford’s Belizzi Middle School. The visit,
inspiring Belizzi students to form a robotics team to
Trinity’s 15th annual Fire Fighting Home Robot
Contest April 12 and 13,
was made possible through an Urban Being Grant.
squash's Baset Chaudhry
’10 and women’s senior co-captain Lauren Polonich
led the Bantams to
their second straight NESCAC Championship titles and a men’s win
over No. 2-ranked Princeton.
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