Network Upgrade Saturday

The Trinity College Internet Connection will be down for an upgrade on Saturday, February 18th, from 6am-9am. This upgrade should increase our internet capacity tenfold and alleviate many of the networking issues we are currently experiencing. We had originally scheduled this changeover for spring break, to work best with the academic calendar.  Over the last […]

Winterize Your Course!

Since we are in the season of flu outbreaks and 18 inch snowfalls, it seems to be a good time to review how to “Winterize Your Course.” If you are not able to make it to campus, but would prefer not to cancel class – there are many options for presenting a lecture or interacting with […]

Visit the new Center for Educational Technology!

The CET is complete! Located on the south end of Raether LITC Level 1, the Center for Educational Technology is a newly remodeled space for collaborative and individual study using the latest in technology and applications. The space is open 24/7; and staffed by Student Technology Assistants during both day and evening hours. (Hours available […]

Fred Korematsu Honored in Google Doodle

Fred Korematsu, born on this day 1919, defied orders to imprison Americans of Japanese descent during World War II.  His conviction for evading internment was upheld by the US Supreme Court in Korematsu v. United States. In dissent, Justice Frank Murphy wrote All residents of this nation are kin in some way by blood or culture […]

TOW: The Moodle Resource Website is Ready to Help!

Are you new to using Moodle at Trinity College? Or are you a Moodle veteran who suspects something simple has changed, or you’re missing a step? The Moodle Resource Website, at commons.trincoll.edu/moodle/, probably has the answers you’re looking for, including: How to make your course visible to students How to add your TA How to upload […]

Beerbohm collection

This just in! Over 200 volumes from the house collection of Watkinson Trustee (and currently its chair) Hugh Macgill, who has served on the Board since 1992. The bulk of the collection comprises works by and about Max Beerbohm (born Henry Maximilan Beerbohm, 1872-1956), a well-known caricaturist, essayist, and critic (see a recent New Yorker […]

Asimov’s SF

[Posted by Ashley Esposito, a graduate student in American Studies doing an internship in the Watkinson] Leigh Couch Collection in progress… As my time with this collection draws to a close, I was able to take a look at another interesting science fiction magazine. Issac Asimov’s Science Fiction magazine was first published in Spring 1977 […]

Majestic 12!

Last night’s gala opening of Majestic 12 was a great success! More than 60 people came from as far as 100 miles away to attend the opening of our sixth annual showcase of student exhibitions, which is the product of American Studies 835, my Fall museum studies course. The students installed a sample of their […]