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Publication Date

Summer 2009


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.


  • Field Guide to Faculty: We observe seven professors in their natural habitats
  • Lost in His Work: David Grann '89 ventures into the Amazon and lives to tell the tale
  • Essays that Worked: Two seniors reflect back on their admission essays
  • Water Water Where?: At the Water Scarcity and Conflict cenference, experts discuss challanges and solutions
  • Think Outside the Bottle: Wellness educator C.C. Curtiss helps students make smart decisions about alcohol
  • A Pivotal Moment: Graduates shine at Commencement 2009
  • A Passage Through Crime: A former gang leader shows a professor the inner workings of Brazil's drug trade
  • Courage and Conviction: Mardon Walker '66 took her struggle for justice all the way to the Supreme Court
  • When the Dog Bites and the Bee Stings: Wrangling dogs, keeping bees and funding adventure is a way of life for Jake Hays '06
  • Our Expanding Virtual World: The College is creating a distinctive sense of place - online
  • The Campaign for Connecticut College: Financial aid stories from real people at Connecticut College
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Contributors
  • President's Page
  • News Roundup
  • Notebook: Remembering Elizabeth Durante '10 going downtown; hip-hop feminist; winter sports rewind and more...
  • First Person: Ann Dennehy '86 helps Buddhist youth in India find their voice
  • Ask a Camel: Deborah J. Wright '75 has advice for parents whose children are starting the college search
  • Lives: Artist Kathleen Wu '62; music publicist Paul Dryden '07; Audobon director Greg Butcher '77
  • Ink
  • Class Notes: Elizabeth Enders '62 at Lyman Allyn Art Museum; Camels in the Crowd; obituaries; Alumni Connections

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