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Winter 2014


CC: Connecticut College Magazine is published by the Office of College Relations, Pamela Dumas Serfes, acting vice president. 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.


  • Cover: A New Voice: The College's musically accomplished new president, Katherine Bergeron, has struck a chord with people everywhere she's been. Her new challenge: orchestrating the future of a beloved institution
  • A Gavel Through a Glass Ceiling: Patricia M. Wald '48 came from humble beginnings to break through a judicial gender barrier and win the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • A 'Most Beautiful School': Connecticut College has been called one of the country's most beautiful campuses. A gallery of photographic evidence
  • Never Out of Characters: Oscar-winning actress Estelle Parsons '49 is still in demand and enchanting audiences at age 86
  • The Horror Upstairs: The largest known massacre of gay people in U.S. history remains unsolved and little understood
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Notebook: Sample tidbits from the daily life on campus in Seen & Heard; get smarter with Fresh Knowledge (p. 14)
  • Ink: The downside of trout fishing, and seven other alumni and faculty titles
  • Class Notes: Weddings, weddings, weddings, Camels in the News, and closer looks at Wallis Nicita '67, Dorothy Roberts '50, Anita L. DeFrantz '74, Jeff Berman '93, John D. Cohen '83 P'17 and Molly Hayward '10



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