Trinity College Vernon D. Roosa Professor of Applied Science Susan A. Masino is blazing a trail in neuroscience and conservation. She insists that applied science be pursued with an approach of “fearless kindness.” To do so, she asks, “How can science make ourselves better, make our lives better, and make our planet better?”
Trinity students are making the most of the summer with a wide variety of internships that add new depth to their academic pursuits. Here, some Bantams talk about what they are doing this summer and what the experiences mean for their future paths at Trinity and beyond.
It would be difficult to find a member of the Trinity College community who has never heard the bells of the historic Trinity Chapel. Ellen Dickinson—musician, composer, and college carillonneur at Trinity—is the woman behind that music and has served the college for a decade.
Jacqueline Rabe Thomas M’17, who earned her master of arts in public policy at Trinity College, was recently named one of seven journalists in the U.S. to receive a yearlong grant from ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that aims to produce investigative journalism in the public interest.
Bantam Elias Kagabo ’20, a biomedical engineering major from Rwanda, has a “deep love” for education, and he’s working to turn his ideas for educational access in rural parts of Rwanda into action with plans for a youth mentoring program.
Eddie Hayes ’20 is a student who cannot be defined as just one thing. He’s a leader both on campus and in his work as the CEO of Underscore, a digital outlet that showcases and connects up-and-coming artists who want to promote their talents
Whether researching two-foot-long hellbender salamanders in Pennsylvania or studying long-term changes in a Missouri river turtle community, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Biology Amber Pitt invites her Trinity students to join in her fieldwork adventures.