Since a long-ago alumnus first proclaimed Trinity's mascot, the Bantam has appeared in many forms. Awards, pins, posters, toys, T-shirts, and art have depicted the barnyard bird. But, by far the crowd favorite is the costumed mascot that attends campus events such as the upcoming Bicentennial Fall Weekend.
Jenny Wu, visiting assistant professor of fine arts at Trinity College, will display her abstract sculptural paintings at the Widener Gallery in the Austin Arts Center from September 25 through October 23.
With a demonstrated commitment to students of all sexual orientations and gender identities, Trinity College recently earned a rating of 5 out of 5 stars on the Campus Pride Index, an independent national database on the LGBTQ inclusiveness of campuses across the country.
Among the 10 Trinity College faculty members who have been hired to new tenure-track appointments this year are three Trinity alumni and four assistant professors who have previously been on the Trinity faculty in other roles.
New seating introduced to Mather Dining Hall as part of a summer renovation not only boosts capacity, it reshapes the function of the site. Booths with electrical outlets invite students to sit, meet with friends, and stay well beyond the time they've finished eating.
Trinity College's 634 new students arrived on campus under leaden skies on August 25. In preparation for the forecasted rain, some toted their belongings in garbage bags while others bundled boxes and mini refrigerators into wheeled bins and into their residence halls.
Trinity College's 590 members of the Class of 2027 will arrive on campus this week from 36 U.S. states and 46 foreign countries. Some will just travel a few blocks to get here, while others cross thousands of miles.