The Trinity College Board of Trustees has approved the promotions to the position of associate professor with tenure of Ethan Rutherford, in English; Per Sebastian Skardal, in mathematics; and Reo Matsuzaki, in political science.
Kabelo Motsoeneng ’20, an English and human rights double major at Trinity College, has spent 18 months working on his first full-length novel, which is scheduled to be published later this year. Motsoeneng integrated the revisions for his novel into his semester-long senior thesis project.
Jyles Romer ’20, a psychology and sociology double-major from the Bahamas, has remained on campus even as classes continue remotely. Here, as Romer recounts a recent day, he reflects on his four years at Trinity, his goals, and what it’s like to live and learn during a global pandemic.
Christina Bleyer, the director of special collections and archives at Trinity College’s Watkinson Library, has been awarded an Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for Diversity, Inclusion and Cultural Heritage at Rare Book School (RBS) at the University of Virginia.
The Hartford Business Journal's first ranking of the region’s most powerful figures includes Trinity College President Joanne Berger-Sweeney and two prominent Trinity alumni: House Minority Leader Themis Klarides ’87 and Paul Mounds ’07, the chief of staff to Gov. Ned Lamont.
Alumni from the Class of 2019 are achieving their post-graduation goals of employment, graduate studies, military or volunteer service, and other fulfilling pursuits. In a testament to the value of a liberal arts education today, recent data gathered from 87 percent of the members of the Class of 2019 showed a 97-percent positive outcome rate.
“I can’t wait for in-person classes to resume, but remote learning is obviously better than canceling classes, so I want to give my students everything I can to allow their education to continue,” says Assistant Professor of Engineering Clayton Byers. Here, Byers recounts a recent day and reflects on the experiences of conducting a review session, advising, and teaching remotely.
Being separated physically has not kept the Trinity College community from connecting this semester. While the COVID-19 pandemic prevents large gatherings in spaces like the Washington Room, Vernon Social, or the Chapel, groups across campus are getting creative by moving events and activities online and inviting people to attend from wherever they are.
Students in Trinity’s undergraduate Public Policy and Law and graduate Public Policy programs have a unique opportunity this semester to study what one professor calls a “real-life civics lesson,” as states and the federal government grapple with how to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Trinity College Associate Professor of Language and Culture Studies Kifah Hanna has been awarded a Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Scholars from the American Council of Learned Societies. The prestigious fellowship will be hosted at Columbia University’s Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies during the 2020-2021 academic year.