Without obvious cues to indicate adolescent use of e-cigarettes, cannabis, and prescription opioids, healthcare providers’ consistent use of screening tools may be the most effective strategy, according to researchers at Trinity College, University of Rhode Island, and University of Missouri.
“I get to work with students who—like my first-year self—enjoy the freedom and diversity of creative writing,” Kate Whitman ’23 says of her role as a teaching assistant. “This opportunity allows me to pay back the guidance and help that was given to me by a TA when I was in the course.”
In the fall semester, each department or program is invited to nominate a senior who demonstrates outstanding achievement within their major, along with evidence of wide-ranging intellectual interests.
Edited by Trinity College professors, the new digital anthology Hidden Literacies explores texts by marginalized Americans—including Indigenous and enslaved people, prisoners, and young children—that have not traditionally been included in archives and educational curricula.
A gift from the family foundation of Trinity College alumnus Gregory Mario ’87, CEO of TAXIS Pharmaceuticals Inc., will create a new endowed professorship, the Henry A. DePhillips Jr. Chemistry Professorship, honoring Mario’s former professor and adviser.
A sun-dappled campus welcomed visitors to Trinity throughout Family Weekend, held October 21-23. Much of the planned activity revolved around spending time outdoors, listening to a cappella singers, dancing across the lawn, or attending any of four fall sports matches.