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Publication Date

Spring 2008


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


  • Ask A Camel: Author and personal trainer Joan Pekoc Pagano '68 wants to keep you in shape
  • 90th Commencement: Speaker Tavis Smiley sends the Cass of 2008 "into the world to be leaders"
  • A Check-Up for Physicians: Alumni with MDs talk about how "proactive patients" are changing their work
  • Beyon the Playing Field: Professional sports is serious business for these alumni
  • Yesterday's News: Professor Eugene Gallagher explains how understanding religion can help us decipher current events
  • The Poetry of Bob Dylan: The singer-songwriter's lyrics make for popular, and instructive, classroom material
  • Wanted: Science Leaders: Faculty travel to inner-city high schools in search of future scientists
  • 5 Questions for Ruth Grahn: The associate professor of psychology talks about research, her students and knitting
  • We Are Family: Host families hopen their homes to international students
  • Facing the Late victorians: Mark Samuels Lasner '74 shares his collection of prints of 19th-century celebrities
  • Letters and contributors
  • President's Page
  • Notebook
  • Fulbright winners
  • Gift for scholarships
  • CTL endowment
  • Ernest Schlesinger
  • William Frasure
  • Academic grants
  • On the campaign trail
  • Campus renovations
  • Race, Space and Memory
  • St. Petersburg
  • Jeanne Stern '03
  • Jay Lauf '86
  • Kristen Van Slyke '08
  • Ink
  • Lives
  • Class Notes



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