This year, Trinity College and educational institutions across the country are celebrating the 50th anniversary of Title IX. Trinity’s first event in honor of this occasion was a conversation with some groundbreaking female Bantams who were critical to the evolution and expansion of women’s athletics at the college.
The Trinity College Board of Trustees voted in February and April 2022 to approve promotions of faculty members and to award emeritus status to retiring faculty members. The faculty promotions and status changes will go into effect July 1, 2022.
Skye Embray ’23 and Nicole Massa ’23 have been selected to receive Barry Goldwater Scholarships from a pool of more than 5,000 applicants from across the country. The scholarship is one of the most prestigious awards for students interested in pursuing careers in the natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering.
“No one tells their own story better than themselves,” said Gabriel R. Sorondo Guirola ’23, who is part of a Public Humanities Collaborative project at Trinity that archives the stories of Latinx people in Hartford. He spoke recently about his work during a National Humanities Alliance panel discussion.
Trinity College President Joanne Berger-Sweeney recently announced the appointment of Matthew S. Hyde as the college’s next dean of admissions and financial aid. His appointment will begin on July 1, 2022.
Widener Gallery will present a one-person exhibition of recent paintings by Trinity College Studio Arts Program Director and Professor of Fine Arts Joseph Byrne, April 5 through May 6, with a gallery talk on May 3.
The 16th annual Trinity International Hip Hop Festival comes to Trinity College March 31 through April 3, 2022, featuring an extensive lineup of lectures, workshops, panel discussions, and film screenings.
Medievalist and Professor of English Sheila Fisher’s April 25 talk, “Within Opposing Cells: Questions of Women, Confinement, and Self-Expression,” is this year’s Shirley G. Wassong Memorial Lecture in European and American Art, Culture, and History.