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Model students

Posted in On Campus on April 18, 2014

This year’s Culture Jam was all about music, talk, and style.

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History lesson

Posted in On Campus on March 13, 2014

The Black Student Union offers campus a look at painful U.S. history—and a beautiful culture.

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Rethinking global education

Posted in Academics & Research on March 7, 2014

Denison President Adam Weinberg believes that a global education is imperative for the future of America’s students, but he’s worried that the country is going about it in the wrong way.

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Call and response

Posted in On Campus on January 28, 2014

Denison’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration reminded us that King’s dream has yet to be fulfilled—and that it’s up to us to continue dreaming.

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Social movement

Posted in Academics & Research on December 6, 2013

You think flash mobs are a relatively new phenomenon? Think again.

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Change starts here

Posted in On Campus on November 25, 2013

Members of the Great Lakes Colleges Association gathered at Denison for the GLCA Students of Color Leadership Conference — and they walked away with real plans to make a difference.

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Abdi Ali ’13 is one of four Posse Scholars highlighted in a recent article from the Boston Posse Quarterly.

Posse pride

Posted in Academics & Research on July 26, 2013

Denison Scholars thrive on campus. That’s the headline of a new article in the Summer 2013 issue of Posse Boston Quarterly.

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Share the Love

The case for love

Posted in Beyond Campus on June 12, 2013

June 12 marks a landmark 1967 Supreme Court decision that changed the way the United States views marriage.

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Members of the Berry and Nance Dance Project, including Stafford Berry, assistant professor of dance (center), performed last Friday as part of Africa Moves!

Africa Moves!

Posted in On Campus on May 1, 2013

Artists gathered in Ace Morgan Theatre last week to celebrate the world of African dance, from traditional forms to pieces that explored some current—and complex—issues.

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Vote of Confidence

Vote of confidence

Posted in On Campus on April 29, 2013

Meet Ana Morales ’14 and Hung Tran ’15, the newly elected president and vice president of Denison’s student government.

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Habits of Mind—and Heart

Habits of mind — and heart

Posted in Academics & Research on April 19, 2013

Friday’s Academic Awards Convocation was Denison’s heartfelt celebration of the best in teaching and learning.

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While teaching music to students in Tanzania, Kurt Ebsary '12 wrote and recorded an album with them, and he hopes the sales from their CD will help to fund a soundproof recording room for the school.

The sound of music

Posted in Voices of Denison on April 16, 2013

Kurt Ebsary ’12 has teamed up with students at the International School Moshi to record an album to raise funds for the school in Tanzania.

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Brava!

Brava!

Posted in On Campus on April 9, 2013

Soprano Jessye Norman’s Vail performance wraps the season and Lorraine Wales’ extraordinary 34-year directorship on the perfect note.

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Chelsea Flowers '13

Blossoming artist

Posted in Academics & Research on March 29, 2013

The work of multimedia artist Chelsea Flowers ’13 is part autobiography, part personal therapy—and now it’s award-winning.

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In Search Of Direction

In search of direction

Posted in On Campus on March 13, 2013

A behind-the-scenes look at the dramatic production of “The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God.”

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Honoring Leadership

Lauding leadership

Posted in On Campus on March 5, 2013

Recognizing the Class of 2013’s Distinguished Leaders for being among the best of the best, and for making the most of their time at Denison.

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The Wonderful Wizard Of College

The wonderful wizard of college

Posted in Beyond Campus on February 27, 2013

A play teaches local fourth-graders the importance of education and money management.

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Love Is In The Air

Love is in the air

Posted in On Campus on February 14, 2013

There are a million ways to say I love you. Here’s a student video that proves it.

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Lessons From The Pizza Line

Lessons from the pizza line

Posted in Beyond Campus on January 30, 2013

When two men were harassed in downtown Columbus, the local community stepped in. Why bystander intervention can help the fight for equality.

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The Significance Of Selma

The significance of Selma

Posted in Beyond Campus on January 24, 2013

Winter Break was more than a vacation for 84 students participating in the Break Away program—it was a service-learning experience.

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Learning From Dr. King … And One Another

Learning from Dr. King … and one another

Posted in On Campus on January 22, 2013

On Monday, students, faculty and alumni joined their hearts and voices in the spirit of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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King On The HIll

The courage to create a just world

Posted in On Campus on January 18, 2013

In the 45th year after his death, the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lives on.

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Denison In The Blogosphere (1/11/13)

Denison in the Blogosphere (1/11/13)

Posted in Beyond Campus on January 11, 2013

In this international edition of Blogosphere, we journey across three continents: Asia, Africa and Europe.

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Teachers, Public Schools, & Gay Rights

Teachers, public schools, & gay rights

Posted in Academics & Research on November 19, 2012

Professor Karen Graves recently talked about discrimination in public schools to the History of Education Society.

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Something For Everyone

Something for everyone

Posted in On Campus on August 31, 2012

The Academic Quad was booming as students participated in the annual Involvement Fair.

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Oh, What A Night

Oh, what a night

Posted in On Campus on August 29, 2012

During last week’s induction ceremony, the Class of 2016 was encouraged to work together, but also shine as individuals.

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Cell Intel

Cell intel

Posted in Academics & Research on April 10, 2012

Newly tenured biology professor Lina Yoo has a passion for teaching immunology, and she takes pride in the pursuits of her students.

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Distinguished Denisonians

Senior sensations

Posted in On Campus on March 9, 2012

Twenty-five celebrated students were recognized for their commitment to excellence and leadership.

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It Takes A Campus

It takes a campus

Posted in Academics & Research on March 6, 2012

A look behind the scenes of Defying the Distance, a new class that examines the philosophies of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Modern Musician

Modern musician

Posted in Academics & Research on March 1, 2012

HyeKyung Lee, a recently tenured faculty member, is fascinated by new works, and that includes discovering others’ music or creating her own original pieces.

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Performance Plus

Performance plus

Posted in On Campus on February 10, 2012

Dancer Dada Masilo did even more than stage her U.S. debut at Swasey. She also brought her insight and experience into classrooms across the campus.

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So You Think You Can dance?

So you think you can dance?

Posted in On Campus on January 30, 2012

Dada Masilo’s Vail Series performance on Friday—her American premiere—will fuse classical ballet and African dance.

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Defying the Distance

Defying the distance

Posted in On Campus on January 25, 2012

On Monday, the campus community celebrated the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. through a series of “teach-ins.”

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A New Way to Celebrate King Day

A new way to celebrate King Day

Posted in On Campus on January 19, 2012

The college’s annual celebration of the life of Martin Luther King Jr. takes a new form this year.

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Dance lessons

Dance lessons

Posted in Academics & Research on November 16, 2011

Effi Taylor ’12 made the journey from Ghana to America to attend college, but it was in Granville, Ohio, that she learned a traditional Ghanaian dance.

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Tea Time

Tea time

Posted in On Campus on November 4, 2011

Last weekend, 75 people gathered at Burke auditorium to witness an intimate Japanese ritual not often open to the public.

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It Takes Just Four Weeks to Make A Family—And A Play

It takes just four weeks to make a family—and a play

Posted in On Campus on October 13, 2011

Students and Vail guest artist Dale Shields create a family of friends and a fascinating original play in only 28 days.

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They Had Us At Hello

They had us at ‘hello’

Posted in On Campus on September 2, 2011

With 175 student orgs on campus, there was something for everyone at Thursday’s Involvement Fair.

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A Moment To Look Back And Celebrate

A moment to look back … and celebrate

Posted in On Campus on May 11, 2011

In advance of this Sunday’s Commencement, Posse Scholars gathered with faculty, friends, and Posse Foundation representatives to reflect on their four years at Denison.

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They're Bendy

They’re bendy

Posted in On Campus on April 8, 2011

Study break, a la Kenya Safari Acrobats.

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Celebrating African Cultures

Celebrating African cultures

Posted in On Campus on February 15, 2011

African Awareness Week gives students the opportunity to experience and celebrate the rich cultures and history of Africa.

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Poets Taking On The Dream

Poets taking on the dream

Posted in On Campus on January 28, 2011

The MLK celebration Poetry Slam gave voice to this year’s theme, “Harvesting the Dream: All Hands on the Freedom Plow.”

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Professor Ron Santoni

‘You have spoken pointedly, but out of love for humankind’

Posted in Voices of Denison on January 17, 2011

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Newark Advocate reprints a supportive open letter to King from philosophy professor Ron Santoni, originally published on June 29, 1967.

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International Intrigue

International intrigue

Posted in On Campus on December 9, 2010

Model UN students ran the table at this year’s American Model United Nations International Conference in Chicago.

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Margot Singer, assistant professor of English and award-winning author

Hanukkah Lights

Posted in Beyond Campus on December 2, 2010

NPR’s annual holiday favorite, “Hanukkah Lights,” features a story by English prof and award-winning author Margot Singer.

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Helping Refugees In Ohio

Making refugees feel at home

Posted in Academics & Research on November 19, 2010

Erik Singh ’11 used his research project to learn about the challenges facing Somali refugees in Ohio.

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The Future Is Now

The future is now

Posted in On Campus on November 9, 2010

For students thinking about grad school and international awards, this conference hit the spot.

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Sohrab Behdad, professor of economics

Islamic economics & the Iranian Revolution

Posted in Academics & Research on November 2, 2010

Economics prof Sohrab Behdad discusses Islamic economics in revolutionary Iran with Amsterdam’s Radio Zamaneh.

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A Place for Time, Space, & Faith

A place for time, space & faith

Posted in On Campus on October 29, 2010

In the Open House, students and villagers explore and practice their spirituality even while they help others follow different beliefs.

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Tom Mitchell '11

Thinking about the Open House

Posted in Voices of Denison on October 29, 2010

Students share their thoughts on Denison’s place for spiritual reflection and understanding.

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Founding Feminists

Founding feminists

Posted in Academics & Research on October 15, 2010

The Women’s Studies program recently hosted a reunion, with TAs and faculty returning to campus and engaging in an intergenerational conversation about social change with the current community.

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The Evolution of a Liberal Arts Education

The evolution of a liberal arts education

Posted in Academics & Research on October 6, 2010

Denison’s faculty establishes a “Power and Justice” core competency, and the intent for students to question their own place in the structures of human societies.

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Does Talking Make a Difference?

Does talking make a difference?

Posted in On Campus on September 23, 2010

Sustained Dialogue moves difficult conversations forward by creating safe spaces to talk and helping people come to better understanding of their differences.

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Slow Down, You Move Too Fast

Slow down, you move too fast

Posted in On Campus on September 21, 2010

Hard-working students from the Language and Culture Program in Preston House spend a day chillaxing at Dawes Arboretum.

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Choices, Choices

Choices, choices

Posted in On Campus on September 3, 2010

It was organized chaos on the A-Quad, as more than 100 student organizations showcased themselves at the annual Involvement Fair.

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Start as You Mean to Go On

‘Start as you mean to go on’

Posted in On Campus on August 26, 2010

They’re off and running. The Induction Ceremony makes it official for the Class of 2014, and the learning has already begun.

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Learning the Ropes: Denison Outdoor Orientation

Learning the ropes

Posted in On Campus on August 25, 2010

Whether it’s through service, collaborating with artists, or hiking in the woods, Denison first-year students are acquiring the skills they need to succeed in college.

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Here They Come!

Here they come!

Posted in On Campus on August 20, 2010

The fall semester at Denison is about to start, and along with returning students, the college is geared up to welcome the newest Denisonians, the Class of 2014.

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