CUGS Celebrates 10 Years!

October 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of the Center for Urban and Global Studies (CUGS) at Trinity College. Since its official launch in October 2007, CUGS has played a major role in developing and connecting urban and global initiatives and activities on campus, in Hartford, and around the world. In this special issue of The […]

Luce Initiative Celebration

Xiangming Chen, Dean and Director   Four years into the Henry Luce Foundation’s Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE) grant  to  Trinity  College,  we  are celebrating the main activities and accomplishments supported by this grant administered  by  CUGS  through  an international symposium on campus on April  3-4,  2017.  Entitled  “Urban Sustainability in […]

A Trio of Connected Initiatives

by Xiangming Chen, Dean and Director A key to the success of urban-global programming at Trinity over the last few years since the launch of the Center for Urban and Global Studies (CUGS) in 2007 is the consistent focus on linking and integrating local (Hartford-based) and global aspects of urban studies and engagement on one hand, […]