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2020

02/26/2020 - The 1619 Project: Khalil Gibran Muhammad exposes the ‘long arc of racial criminalization’
America’s story of mass incarceration “begins in the hulls of slave ships,” Khalil Gibran Muhammad told Connecticut College students, faculty and staff Feb. 24.

02/24/2020 - Conn alum qualifies for the Olympics
US Sailing Team member Maggie Shea ’11 has qualified for the 2020 Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo this summer. Shea qualified after winning the bronze medal at the 49erFX World Championships in Geelong, Australia.  

02/18/2020 - Five earn All-NESCAC honors at women’s swimming conference championships
Five members of the women’s swim team were named to the All-NESCAC Team for standout performances at the Women’s Swimming and Diving NESCAC Championships at Middlebury College Feb. 13-16.

02/14/2020 - Polar Art
"Open Waters" is a multimedia, interactive art installation on display at SUNY Buffalo State College.

02/13/2020 - How to be antiracist: Ibram X. Kendi joins Conversations on Race
Bestselling author Ibram X. Kendi spoke about his latest work, How to Be an Antiracist.

02/10/2020 - Connecticut College named a top producer of Fulbrights
Connecticut College has been named a top producer of Fulbright students for 2019-2020, according to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. 

02/5/2020 - Music 201: Volume 2
Last fall, 14 students dove deep into the creative wizardry and technical processes that collide to form song.

02/4/2020 - Professor Maria Rosa named a 2020 Emerging Scholar by Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Milne Assistant Professor of Biology Maria Rosa has been recognized as a 2020 Emerging Scholar by Diverse Issues in Higher Education magazine.

01/30/2020 - The Lady of the Forest: Professor Sufia Uddin awarded NEH fellowship
Professor of Religious Studies Sufia Uddin has been awarded a $60,000 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to create a website about Hindu and Muslim traditions and ceremonies venerating the saint Bonbibi in the Sundarban island region of Bangladesh and India.

01/29/2020 - Dreaming of Another World
Connecticut College celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

01/27/2020 - Men’s Basketball celebrates 50 years
Five decades after the first Camel men took to the court, nearly two dozen men’s basketball alumni returned to campus to cheer on today’s Camels in a thrilling double overtime game against Trinity in Connecticut College’s Charles B. Luce Field House.

01/24/2020 - Sarah Reisman ’01 awarded the Cottrell Frontiers in Research Excellence and Discovery Award
Sarah Reisman ’01 was recently named the 2019 recipient of the Cottrell Frontiers in Research Excellence and Discovery (FRED) Award by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA).

01/24/2020 - Fast Forward
Conn’s future entrepreneurs take first steps toward success.

01/23/2020 - Dance Magazine’s cover story profiles Raja Feather Kelly ’09
Award-winning dancer and choreographer Raja Feather Kelly ’09, who serves as the artistic director of the New Brooklyn Theatre and leads his dance company, The Feath3r Theory, is profiled in the cover story of the February 2020 issue of Dance Magazine.

01/21/2020 - Emigrant Empire: Professor Eileen Kane awarded NEH fellowship
Associate Professor of History Eileen Kane has been awarded a $60,000 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to research and write a book on Jewish and Muslim emigration from Russia to the Middle East from the 1840s to the 1940s.

01/17/2020 - Connecticut College and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy sign new Memorandum of Agreement
Connecticut College and the United States Coast Guard Academy signed a new Memorandum of Agreement that renews and reinvigorates a nearly 40-year partnership between the two institutions.

01/15/2020 - Junior Posse scholar wins Fund for Education Abroad scholarship
Hillary Tun ’21 has been awarded a Fund for Education Abroad scholarship to spend the spring semester studying in an intensive language program in Harbin, China.

01/14/2020 - Four Connecticut research projects get NEH funding
On Jan. 14, the National Endowment for the Humanities announced $30.9 million in grants to 188 humanities projects in 45 states and the District of Columbia.

01/14/2020 - Los Angeles Times profiles Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown ’94
Ethan Brown '94 went vegan but missed fast food. So he started a revolution.

01/8/2020 - Conn leads the way at conference of college presidents
Connecticut College President Katherine Bergeron and Jonathan McBride ’92 dispelled some common myths about the liberal arts in a wide-ranging discussion during the Council of Independent Colleges’s annual Presidents Institute in Marco Island, Florida.

01/6/2020 - Women’s ice hockey looks to extend 7-game win streak
Camille Phelan ’23 registered her first career hat trick and Erin Dillon ’21 factored into four goals as the Connecticut College women's ice hockey team defeated Salem State in a 9-0 rout on Saturday afternoon at Dayton Arena.

07/18/2019 - Found in Translation: Conn College Steps Up
Prof. Julia Kushigian's editorial in the New London Day, January 5, 2020

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