MaMa Celebrates 25th Anniversary
This fall, the Department of Theater & Dance will celebrate the 25th
anniversary of the Trinity/La MaMa Urban Arts Semester in New York City
with a year-long series of events and performances on campus. Since its
inception in 1986, the nationally recognized program has enabled 268
college students to immerse themselves in the study of
Assistant Professor of Religion Seth Sanders’s book,
The Invention of Hebrew, won ASOR's Frank Moore Cross Award for 2010 for
the most substantial volume(s) related to ancient Near Eastern and
eastern Mediterranean epigraphy, text and/or tradition.
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Birds of America on Display at Watkinson
On Nov. 3, the Watkinson Library will formally open an exhibit
of John James Audubon’s Birds of America, considered one of
the rarest books in the world (with one recently sold at Sotheby’s
in London for $11.5M). The opening will feature a lecture by Dr. Christoph Irmsch of Indiana University and an expert on the 20-year
production of this famous artifact. Learn more.
Pre-Law Student Chosen as Jim Murray Scholarship Recipient
Vincent H. Bish, Jr. ’12 was named a 2011 recipient of a Jim Murray
Scholarship, awarded by the foundation named for the journalist who was
an alumnus of Trinity’s Class of 1943 and long-time sports columnist for
The Los Angeles Times.
Alexandra, Dylan, and Abigail Say Thanks
An amazing 12,748 alumni, parents, and friends gave
to Trinity in 2010-2011, raising the highest amount in
Trinity Fund history, $9.065 million. Read a personal thanks from these
for investing in their Trinity experience. The 2011-2012 Trinity Fund year has begun: Please
give now and help us launch another record-setting year.
Football Looks for 40 Straight Home Wins
The Trinity football
team will host the Williams College Ephs
on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 1:30 p.m. in one of the most highly-anticipated
matchups in the New England Small College Athletic Conference. The
Bantams hope to extend their nation-best 39-game winning streak
at home against an Eph team that has not lost a game since 2009. Read more.
More Trinity News
Kobrosky Is First Trinity Player Inducted Into College Football
Hall of Fame
Former Trinity College football star Mickey Kobrosky '37, who
led the Bantams to a 19-2 record on the gridiron from 1934 to
1936 and played professionally with the New York Giants, became
the first Trinity player or coach to be inducted into the
College Football Hall of Fame.
Family Weekend is October 21 – 22
This annual weekend is designed to increase parents' and family
members’ familiarity with Trinity and provide opportunities to
see how their student is faring at the College. Highlights
include classes, performances, athletic competitions, tours of campus
and Hartford, and more!
View the full schedule.
Bantams Launch New Web and Facebook Pages
Trinity Athletics recently launched a redesigned
and new Bantam Sports page on
Facebook, both of which provide instant access to live
stats, videos, Webcasts, blogs, and more. These are just two of
a variety of ways to follow the Bantams on your Web browser or
Access Trinity on
Your Smart Phone Via New Mobile Web Site
Last month Trinity unveiled a new mobile Web site, which is optimized for modern browsers and displays best
on Android phones, iPhones, and recent-issue Blackberry phones.
First Academic Journal Dedicated to Secular Studies to be
The world’s first journal dedicated to the exploration of
secularism and nonreligion will begin publication in January
Save the Date: Homecoming Weekend – Nov. 12 and 13
Come back to campus, reconnect with old friends, and enjoy a
weekend filled with exciting events, including sports, the
alumni beer garden, a special 50th Reunion planning program, the
student a capella concert, and athletic reunions.
View the full schedule.