Connecticut College Alumni Newsletter - Parent Newsletter July 2010
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Campus revs up for summer renovations
Major roadwork, residence hall upgrades, classroom renovations, energy conservation -- and even a facelift for ´Winged Victory´ -- highlight $3 million in work. View photos. 
U-Haul trucks are 'glowing' with the work of Professor Bruce Branchini
1,800 vehicles highlight his research into the glow-mechanism of fireflies. 
From teacher to preacher
Joanna Hollis ´97 took a giant leap of faith in 2001 and is now an Anglican priest. 
Take a virtual field trip to Japan
Go to Mount Fuji, take part in a tea ceremony. Four students made this new video in Japan with Professor Hisae Kobyashi last semester. 
Can the World Cup promote social change?
Marco Da Costa Lopes ´11 of South Africa is researching this summer whether his home country scored big by hosting the tournament. 
Professor wins national grant to study stepfamily stereotypes
Lisa Wilson will spend a year at the American Antiquarian Society researching the roots of prejudice about wicked stepmothers -- and other family members. 
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  • Save the date: Fall Weekend is Oct. 15-17.
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  • Sloane Crosley '00 discusses her writing. View video.
  • Patricia Wald '48 appointed to post in Obama administration.
  • Was Elena Kagan 'grade-obsessed'? President Emeritus Norman Fainstein takes The Boston Globe to task. 
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