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Summer 2017


CC: Connecticut College Magazine is published by the Office of College Relations. 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.


  • The Giraffe Locality Professor Peter Siver searches the Arctic seeking clues to global warming.
  • Out of the Shadows Lawyer Lauren Burke '04 drives the country - in a van - providing legal services to undocumented immigrants. Photos by Miles Ladin '90.
  • Born Addicted Neonatologist Kimberly Spence '94 sets the standards of care for treating the youngest victims of the nation's opioid epidemic
  • The Body is an Action Figure The final interview with artist and emeritus professor Barkley L. Hendricks, who passed away on April 18, 2017, at the age of 72.
  • The Storyteller The New Yorker writer David Grann '89 uncovers the truth behind the deaths of the Osage Indians in his book Killers of the Flower Moon.
  • Notebook All Steinway, author Hannah Tinti, USA Hockey coach, Ghost Hits, Goldwater winner, hot springs brewery, Pulitzer Prize-winner Colson Whitehead and a Pushcart nominee
  • Athletics Update NCAA national champion Mary Erb '20
  • Class Notes David Dorfman '81 makes his Broadway debut with Indecent
  • Full Stop Commencement's Student Speaker



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