Document Type


Publication Date

Fall 1999


CONNECTICUT COLLEGE Magazine is published by Connecticut College. The magazine's mission is to maintain lies between the college, its alumni and all other constituents, and to report on issues of importance to these groups.


  • Kudos
  • Letters, etc.
  • The President's Page
  • Going downtown
  • New faculty change face of college
  • Cutting Big Tobacco down to size
  • Nothing average about Class of 2003
  • Daughters of China
  • Roll one, take one
  • Down to the sea in kayaks
  • Camels on horseback
  • Art for the Garde is a labor of love
  • A meeting of the minds
  • VERBATIM: Paul Volcker, former chair of the Federal Reserve, reflects on the economic paradoxes of our time.
  • CHAPTER & VERSE: New books by alumni and faculty
  • ON THE WEB: Doomsday graphics
  • THE MILLENNIAL NEW WORLD: For Frank Graziano, John D. MacArthur Professor and Chair of Hispanic Studies, the millennium is an old force in the New World. His new book from Oxford University Press examines millenarian movements in Latin America.
  • ALIVE TO WONDER: When Professor Bill Niering died on August 30, he brought to life a wealth of memories for his former students and colleagues. - Patricia Carey et al.
  • COMING TO AMERICA: Novelist and CC English professor Okey Ndibe reports on the uneasy marriage of his U.S. citizenship and his Nigerian heritage.
  • DANCERS WITH DRIVE: CC dance alumni are taking the New York City dance world by storm. - Sarah Carlson '94
  • THE MYSTERY OF GALLOWS LANE: In 1753, on a "rugged, wild and dreary road" near today's college campus, a woman was executed for a crime she said she did not commit. - Lisa Brownell
  • CAMEL COLLECTION FINDS A HOME: What would you do if you inherited 5,000 camels? - Nina Lentini
  • TEST YOUR CAMEL I.Q.: The camel became the mascot of Connecticut College in the early 1970s. Was this just a terrible mistake or a brilliantly original choice? - Patrice Brodeur
  • A TIME TO PLAN: The college positions itself for meeting the challenges of the next strategic plan.
  • CLASS NOTES: Class Correspondents' reports
  • LAST LOOK: Flag football was more than a game

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