Connecticut College Alumni Newsletter - December 2007
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A great start! Seniors launch their annual giving program with Pres. Higdon.
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New $8 million fitness center is a go
It will be the first new building on campus since 1995, the year the F.W. Olin Science Center was completed. 
Judy Smith '73 adds a modern twist to literary history
Smith looks at Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville from a unique perspective - their wives´. 
College launches on-campus composting initiative
The College community gathers for a celebration and demonstration of two new Earth Tubs. 
David Dorfman '81 receives the Martha Hill Award
Dorfman, the William Meredith Associate Professor of Dance, was recognized for his commitment to dance education and performance. 
Student-athletes recognized for their performance in the classroom
Captains, members of the women's volleyball team that went 20-8 this season, and a pair of All-New England cross-country runners are among 25 to be honored. 
Elizabeth Durante '10 discovers her true passion in South Africa
After comforting a sick child last spring, Durante, a certified EMT, realized she wanted to be a doctor. 
Artful gift alternative can unlock kids' creativity
Art Professor Andrea Wollensak offers alternatives to toy shopping in a recent Hartford Courant column. 
Media Bytes
Deb Eastman publishes a paper in Nature with students and recent alumni; Peter O'Connor '81 discusses the recent housing fallout; Christopher P. Clouet reinvigorates the New London school system; and Benjamin Lodmell '93 runs for Congress in Alabama. 
Announcements
  • Memorial for Professor Williston is Dec. 19.
  • David Kim on 'Tavis Smiley' Dec. 20.
  • 'Ivied walls; CC calls.' 
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