A group of Trinity College students recently attended a Connecticut Forum discussion with documentary filmmaker Ken Burns. “I was motivated to learn more about documentaries, knowing from Burns that they are no less creative than scripted films,” writes Vy Duong ’26, a double-major in political science and film studies.
Zeynep Su Oguzer ’26 participated in the launch of the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Environmental Youth Advisory Council (NEYAC) in Washington, D.C. “Whether I want it to or not, climate change will always be part of my life. It’s something that I can’t close my eyes to,” she said.
Located on lower level of Mather Hall, the resource reflects a growing recognition of food insecurity on college campuses. The number of food pantries at schools nationwide has swelled from 80 to around 800 in the last decade, according to Diverse Issues in Higher Education.
This semester marks the first time that Trinity faculty members are teaching college classes at Hartford Correctional Center, the city’s jail. The new program adds to Trinity’s Prison Education Project (TPEP), which has made courses available to individuals incarcerated at York Correctional Institution for more than a decade.
The College introduced experiential certificates in 2021 as part of the new Trinity Plus Curriculum. With 30 experiential certificates now offered, students have the opportunity to pursue deeper, more hands-on studies in highly focused areas as they prepare for their next steps after Trinity
Trinity College connected graffiti artist-activists from Dakar, Senegal and Hartford for a creative collaboration outside Trinfo Cafe on Broad Street. The demonstration was one of three stops in the capital city for the visiting artists as part of Hip-Hop History Month.
Award-winning poet and essayist Claudia Rankine will deliver the evening keynote, capping off a day dedicated to discussion on such topics as the value of a liberal arts education, entrepreneurial ventures, slavery and Trinity's founding, the Trinity Tripod and the future of student journalism.
After studying in South Korea as a Trinity undergraduate, Jeffery Huang ’22 is preparing to return to that country early next year—this time, supported by a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Award.