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Architecture on Campus


These photos were shot by Preston Haxo ’14.  The above photograph is a view of the Fuller Arch on the Long Walk, and the image below can be spotted on Vernon Street, next to Hansen Hall and the Bistro. 


Trinity Professor Protecting Snow Leopards

This short video features Shafqat Hussain, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Trinity College.  Since 1999, his work in Northern Pakistan has helped protect the snow leopard species, by providing economic incentives to regional farmers that had been killing the animal to protect livestock.  In 2009, Hussain won the National Geographic Emerging Explorer award  for his work.

Volleyball Senior Hannah Brickley Joins 1,000/1,000 Club


Trinity volleyball senior co-captain Hannah Brickley became just the fourth player in program history to record 1,000 digs and 1,000 kills in her collegiate career.  Brickley has received numerous accolades for her performance on the court and in the classroom.   A biology major who also plays basketball at Trinity, Brickley was recognized as the Junior Female Athlete of the Year last year.  Click here for Brickley’s athlete profile.

Trinity Students Go “Eye to Eye” in Rehersal


Meredith Kassler ’14 and Forrest Robinette ’16 rehearse a scene from “Eye to Eye” by Christopher Graybill in the Performance Lab at Trinity Commons.  Theater and dance majors at Trinity are required to present a thesis performance, and this play is one of three that Kassler will perform as part of her thesis performance.  For more on Theater and Dance at Trinity, click here.

New Experiential Education Program at Trinity


Above: Quest participants and leaders spend their final morning together before returning to campus to start the academic school year.   Quest has been expanded to include a new Experiential Education program at Trinity, which provides students with more outdoor learning opportunities throughout the year.  The program will offer wilderness skill clinics, off-campus trips over weekends and during school breaks, campus wide leadership development opportunities, and more.   For more information about Quest and the Experiential Education program contact Kevin Johnson at or 860-297-5102.  For more on Quest, click here.

Trinity ENVS Students Trek Utah


Trinity College Environmental Science students recently took a field trip to Utah, where they had the opportunity to learn about desert environments, water management, management of natural resources, and the role of public entities in public land management. Students and accompanying faculty also discussed geology, botany, vegetative zones, the link between climate and vegetation, and of course some survival tactics, such as how to cook over an open fire.  Click the photo above for a slideshow, with photos taken by Christoph Geiss, Associate Professor of Environmental Science.

Trinity College Chapel at Dusk


This photo of the Trinity College Chapel was taken by  Preston Haxo ’14.  For more on the historic building on Trinity’s campus, visit:

Ferris Locker Rooms Under Renovation


New men’s and women’s locker rooms are a work in progress at the Ferris Athletic Center.  It’s been an active summer at Trinity, highlighted by the development of new housing units on Crescent Street, the renovation of Vernon Social Center, and the new locker rooms, a project that will spill into the fall.   The Ferris facelift began last summer with a renovation of the main lobby
Above: The old lockers. 
Below: The lockers being removed. 

Students on Virtual Trip to Alaska at Trinity Dream Camp

Alexandra Sheldon ’09, a staff member at Trinity’s Dream Camp this summer, poses with eight-year-old students enjoying the “World Tour” program she leads. On the travel docket for the day: a virtual trip to Alaska, learning about Tlingit totem poles. Sheldon, who graduated from Trinity with a B.A. in medieval studies and archeology, recently received a master’s, with distinction, in medieval and renaissance studies from Durham University in England. “The brilliant professors in Classics and English at Trinity encouraged my desire to explore the esoteric and chase my archeological dreams, and I’m privileged to have the opportunity to kindle that same enthusiasm for learning in students at Dream Camp,” said Sheldon. In the fall, she will return to England to pursue a Ph.D. in history at Oxford University. Since graduating from Trinity, besides her graduate study and working with Dream Camp, Sheldon has taught in a YWCA before- and after-school enrichment program and catalogued a private library of 7,000-plus volumes. For more Dream Camp photos, click here.

Young Organist is Big Draw at Trinity

Celebrated organist, Christopher Houlihan ’09, made a homecoming performance to an estimated crowd of 650 people at the Trinity College Chapel on Tuesday, July 2, 2013.  Houlihan performed works by J.S. Bach, Maurice Durufle and Franz Liszt, as well as the world premiere of Steel Symphony, by Patrick Greene, a fellow Trinity alumnus who graduated in 2007, and from the Boston Conservatory in 2010. The work by Greene was commissioned by Trinity College Chapel Music for this occasion.  Renowned organist and composer Charles Dodsley Walker ’40, was in attendance for the special event.  To watch a piece from the performance, click here.  For photos from the night, click here.

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