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2018

02/19/2018 - Connecticut College named a top producer of Fulbrights
Connecticut College has been named a top producer of Fulbright students for 2017-2018, according to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

02/13/2018 - Chemistry professor awarded $300K to continue bioluminescence research
Bruce Branchini, the Hans and Ella McCollum ´21 Vahlteich Professor of Chemistry at Connecticut College, has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research to continue his cutting-edge research on bioluminescence, the emission of light by living organisms.

02/9/2018 - Conn alumnus to run Yale’s new arts and culture center
Garth Ross ’93 has been appointed the inaugural executive director of the Schwarzman Center, Yale University’s new cultural hub, set to open in 2020.

01/31/2018 - Globally Minded
Advancing dialogue and justice across disciplines, boundaries and borders.

01/31/2018 - College honors Dr. King’s legacy
Professor of Human Development Michelle Dunlap was the keynote speaker at Connecticut College’s 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Anniversary event Jan. 29.

01/30/2018 - Conference empowers emerging student leaders
Nearly 50 students participated in the College's inaugural Emerging Leaders Conference at The Garde Arts Center Saturday. 

01/29/2018 - Student garners grant for local food pantry
In her first-ever grant-writing effort, Sarah Harris '18 garnered a $5,000 donation for the New London Area Food Coalition, which operates the New London Area Food Pantry. 

01/24/2018 - Fast Forward to a career
Students and alumni engage in week-long career development program.

01/22/2018 - Chakena Sims ’16 speaks at Women’s March Chicago
Sims, a voting rights organizer with Chicago Votes, was part of an impressive lineup of speakers for the 2018 march, which was held in conjunction with other women’s marches across the country.

01/10/2018 - Ban the Box
What happens when job applications don’t include the question, "Have you ever been convicted of a crime?"

01/3/2018 - The New York Times Magazine features emeritus professor Barkley Hendricks in ‘The Lives They Lived’
The late Barkley Hendricks, a prolific painter and professor emeritus of studio art at Connecticut College, is profiled in the 2017 edition of The New York Times Magazine’s annual “The Lives They Lived” feature, which remembers some of the prominent “artists, innovators and thinkers we lost in the past year.”

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