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Monthly Archives: August 2009

Champion of Education

- @mx_600-1 (Image above courtesy of the Senate website for Senator Edward M. Kennedy.) If you have a Pell Grant, thank Senator Edward M. Kennedy. If you have ever received a federal student loan, thank Teddy Kennedy. If you are…
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Phenomenal Trinity Women

- FRIENDS 2 (Small) We’ve been welcoming more than 700 new students to Trinity in the last few days — 700+!!  We are experiencing a remarkable surge in all of our student populations — several hundred women and men entering our School of Professional…
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Congratulations, Ambassador Susan Flood Burk '76!

- SWEARING IN_edited-1 (Small) Another magnificent Trinity moment — Susan Flood Burk, Class of 1976, became an ambassador today, taking the oath of office as the Special Representative of the President for Nuclear Nonproliferation in the elegant Benjamin Franklin Room at the Department…
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The Great Migration

- UHAUL 2 (Medium) All weekend, the conga line of U-Haul trailers and SUVs fully loaded with more stuff than anyone can imagine snaked down Cuvilly Drive in the glorious rite of passage known as move-in days for new resident students at Trinity.   The…
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Power Plays, Morality Tales

- The stories just keep coming.   Powerful men who seem to think that the rules are for everybody else but them.   Cronies who excuse the bad behavior as just something we all need to “get over” like a cold.  Guys protecting…
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A Girl Can Dream!

- Sonia_Sotomayor_portrait Feelings I thought were long relegated to my younger days surfaced this past week as I watched Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s Senate confirmation and subsequent swearing-in ceremony.   (Photo above courtesy of Wikimedia Commons) When I went to law…
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Another Crack in the Glass Ceiling

- The faces of the Justices of the Supreme Court. 20090806_Sotomayor_SCOTUS02 Today, Justice Sonia Sotomayor became the 111th Justice of the Supreme Court, the third woman in history to reach that august bench, and the first Hispanic justice.   History was made today,…
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