CONNECTICUT COLLEGE NEWS



Alumna awarded $20,000 for chemistry research
Alumni News
Prapti Kafle ’16 has been awarded an International Fellowship by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) for her groundbreaking research in chemistry. The fellowship, which recognizes scholars for exceptional academic achievement and a demonstrated commitment to women and girls, was given to Kafle in part for her tireless work inspiring young Nepali girls to explore careers in chemistry and engineering.


Commencement 2018
Campus News
Journalist Jazmine Hughes ’12 would love to be a very serious person, she told the 424 members of Connecticut College’s Class of 2018—“someone who could share words today that would be imprinted on your skin for ages, archived in your brain for access in times when you need strength.” But that’s just not her style.


Alumna awarded $70,000 for chemistry research
Alumni News
Prapti Kafle ’16 has been awarded an International Fellowship by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) for her groundbreaking research in chemistry. The fellowship, which recognizes scholars for exceptional academic achievement and a demonstrated commitment to women and girls, was given to Kafle in part for her tireless work inspiring young Nepali girls to explore careers in chemistry and engineering.


Two awarded U.S. Fulbright grants
Student News
Two Connecticut College seniors have been selected to receive Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants to conduct research and teach English abroad for an academic year.


Presidential Staff Awards
Campus News
Five College staff members received awards at Connecticut College’s fifth annual Presidential Staff Recognition Awards, on May 11, 2018.


Journalist Jazmine Hughes ’12 to give the keynote address at Conn’s 100th Commencement
Campus News
Jazmine Hughes '12, associate editor for The New York Times Magazine, will deliver the keynote address at Connecticut College’s 100th Commencement on May 20.


Historian Martha Joynt Kumar ’63 honored by journalists in Washington
Alumni News
On April 28, Kumar was recognized by the White House Correspondents’ Association with the prestigious President’s Award for her contributions as an indispensable resource to journalists in Washington, D.C.


Scenes from Eclipse
Student News
Nearly 150 students participated in the multicultural dance show “Eclipse” on April 28, continuing a 43-year-old Connecticut College tradition.


Pathways
Academic News
Integrative Pathways, a cornerstone of Connections, help prepare students for a meaningful life after Conn.


Professors honored with College’s highest faculty awards
Faculty News
President Katherine Bergeron announces new President’s Award for Creative Innovation


Ready to launch: The Class of 2018
Student News
Meet some of the members of the class as they reflect on their Conn experiences and prepare for the future.


Walk to End Homelessness raises $35,000
Campus News
The annual event benefits the New London Homeless Hospitality Center. 


Student-choreographed dance selected for 2018 National College Dance Festival
Student News
A dance piece choreographed by Rachael Lieblein-Jurbala ’19 is heading to one of dance’s biggest stages.  


Sailor, basketball star and women’s soccer team inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame
Alumni News
Amanda Clark ’05, Dwayne Stallings ’99 and the 1998 women’s soccer team were recently inducted into the Connecticut College Athletic Hall of Fame.


Environmental engineering program launched with the Class of 2022
Academic News
Connecticut College, one of the first colleges in the country to offer a major in environmental studies, has partnered with Worcester Polytechnic Institute to offer a new dual-degree program in environmental engineering.


The Day highlights senior’s community project
Student News
An article in The Day newspaper highlighted Emma Race’s bilingual storytelling project, which will culminate in two “Immigration Story Slams.” 


Blanche Boyd pens new novel
Faculty News
The third and final installment of a trilogy will bring a surprising and satisfying conclusion to a decades-long story.


Connecticut College announces $20 million for the arts
Campus News
Conn receives $20 million to create a new center for performance and creative research


Laptops to fight inequality
Campus News
The Student Technology Resource Fund provides computers and other technology for students with financial need.


The Day features Career Informed Learning
Academic News
The Day, New London's newspaper of record, today featured Career Informed Learning, Connecticut College's innovative initiative that is energizing students, faculty and alumni across the campus.


Jeffrey Cole named dean of the faculty
Campus News
Jeffrey Cole, associate dean of the faculty and professor of anthropology, has been named dean of the faculty at Connecticut College, effective July 1.


The Social Network
Alumni News
Members of the Connecticut College Board of Trustees, President Katherine Bergeron, and student-athletes both past and present gathered at New York City’s Yale Club to participate in the first-ever Camel Athletics Club Career Networking Day.


Founders Day dedication
Campus News
As part of this year’s Founders Day celebration, students, faculty and alumni gathered to formally dedicate the new Otto and Fran Walter Commons for Global Study and Engagement, and to recognize the rich history of international and global education at Connecticut College.


Conn recognized for its dedication to sustainability
Campus News
Connecticut College received a STARS Silver rating from the Association for the Advancement for Sustainability in Higher Education.


#ConnSaidYes
Campus News
Conn admits a strong group of Camels to the Class of 2022