Posted on May 28, 1999

The Intellectual Enrichment Grants program distributed $55,000 this year
to a number of imaginative and creative proposals. From Trish Williams, committee
coordinator, here is a sampling:

Classics Club (matched by IEF) to purchase a 488-volume set of classical works
to be used collaboratively by departments in Humanities;

Mountebanks for the production of a murder-mystery dinner theater;

Reading by playwright Katie Ambrosio of her work, “Cracked Pieces,”
based on twins in a local drug rehabilitation center;

Shakti and ALAS for celebration of Diwali (Indian New Year);

Dinner and reception with Corey Cokes, poetry slam winner;

“Taste of the Tropics,” various types of food and drinks from the

Student Activities reception with College trustees during Winter Carnival;

Chess Club rematch of student v. professor tournament;

Prof. Carol Weisse and students for travel to Brain and Behavior Symposium;

Campus-wide leadership conference;

Prof. George Butterstein and students in comparative vertebrate anatomy class
for trip to the Museum of Natural History;

International Film Festival, to host six films and discussions.