Connecticut College Alumni Newsletter - Parent Newsletter <BR> September 2007
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Students told to 'question authority' -- including professors -- at Convocation
The College welcomes the Class of 2011 and honors three faculty members. 
Tavis Smiley - broadcaster, activist, philanthropist and writer - will be 2008 Commencement speaker
Smiley, known for his engaging interviews across the entertainment and political spectrum, will be on campus May 18. 
LaShawn Jefferson '88: human rights is
'a way to live your life'

Jefferson, a keynote speaker during Fall Weekend on Sept. 28-30, will talk about her 14 years traveling the globe with Human Rights Watch. 
Four Alumni to enter Athletic Hall of Fame
Standout tennis, soccer and basketball athletes - along with a runner who qualified for the 2004 Olympic trials - will be inducted during Fall Weekend. 
Finding purpose: path began at Connecticut College for Charles Sammons '94
The injustice of the first war in Iraq led Charles Sammons '94, ordained earlier this month, to start asking questions about individual responsibility. 
Carla Canepa '08 calls her fellowship 'the coolest thing' she's ever done
Canepa studied link between genetics and cancer. 
Media bytes
Joshua Green '94 contemplates the demise of Karl Rove in The New York Times, Glenn Dreyer starts from scratch with poison ivy (OK, that's an exaggeration), and Christy Burke '93 has advice - and help - for entrepreneurs. 
Announcements
  • The College's new emergency response system will be tested the week of Sept. 21.
  • The 2006-07 Annual Report of Giving is online.
  • College to memorialize William Meredith Oct 5.
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    September 2007
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    Fall Weekend is Sept. 28-30
    Harvestfest, a Camel Kick-Off and a flamenco performance are just some of the activities scheduled for Fall Weekend.  >>
    From the liberal arts to an e-career
    Five alumni entrepreneurs, including Tim Armstrong ´93, a vice president with Google Inc., will tell their stories during a panel discussion Oct. 19.  >>
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