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Professors of the future

Posted in Academics & Research on March 11, 2014

Denison welcomes the newest group of tenured faculty. When you see these folks on campus, don’t forget to say congrats!

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Ideas worth spreading

Posted in On Campus on February 28, 2014

Denison offers a TEDx program focusing on this year’s campus theme.

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Farewell to a legend

Posted in On Campus on February 6, 2014

The Denison and Granville communities gathered to say goodbye to Coach Ted Barclay.

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Zappa – a token of extreme

Posted in Voices of Denison on December 4, 2013

English professor Jim Davis remembers an iconic iconoclast, 20 years after his death.

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Bright idea

Posted in Academics & Research on August 22, 2013

A partnership with The Works and an internship in Joe Reczek’s lab are educating the next generation of scientists—students who are already devising strategies to solve the world’s biggest problems.

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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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Lew Ludwig, associate professor of mathematics

It all adds up

Posted in Academics & Research on May 2, 2013

Mathematics prof Lew Ludwig’s varied and innovative approaches to teaching earn him top honors from his peers in the Mathematical Association of America.

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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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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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Tenured Talent

Tenured talent

Posted in Academics & Research on February 21, 2013

The Board of Trustees just announced Denison’s newly tenured faculty.

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Columbus In Color

Columbus in color

Posted in Beyond Campus on January 8, 2013

How do you depict a skyline using crayons—without ever using them to draw a single line? Watch this time lapse video to find out.

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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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In Thanks

In thanks

Posted in Beyond Campus on November 12, 2012

In honor of Veteran’s Day, we tell the story of one local man—and a former Denison faculty member—whose World War II sacrifice ensured our freedom.

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Classroom Creativity And Courage

Teaching with creativity and courage

Posted in Academics & Research on October 29, 2012

Professors from three different disciplines discuss creativity and courage in the classroom.

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Solar Sizzle

Solar sizzle

Posted in Beyond Campus on October 5, 2012

Prof. Joe Reczek’s innovative way to demonstrate the power of the sun is helping local school kids see solar in a whole new light.

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We Heart Liberal Arts

We heart liberal arts

Posted in Academics & Research on August 27, 2012

The beginning of the academic year is a perfect time to celebrate the liberal arts and sciences.

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Out Of The Box

Out of the box

Posted in Beyond Campus on June 20, 2012

Christian Faur, director of collaborative technologies for the Fine Arts, pays homage to the dying pixel.

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A tribute to irreplaceable wisdom

A tribute to irreplaceable wisdom

Posted in Voices of Denison on June 15, 2012

Cathy Dollard ’88 reflects on the impact of her former teacher and (now former) colleague, Professor Emeritus of History Don Schilling.

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A family film

Posted in Beyond Campus on May 2, 2012

What happens when greed goes unchecked? Kirk Combe and his son explore the possibilities in their new sci-fi film, The Feed.

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'The Best In Teaching And Learning'

‘The best in teaching and learning’

Posted in Academics & Research on April 13, 2012

Student and faculty achievement are recognized at the college’s annual Academic Awards Convocation.

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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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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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The Myths Of Motherhood

The myths of motherhood

Posted in Academics & Research on February 24, 2012

Motherhood is stressful, but this research on expectations may make a difference.

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The Philosophy Of Film

The philosophy of film

Posted in Academics & Research on February 21, 2012

Jonathan Walley, one of the college’s newly tenured professors, delves deep into the art of cinema.

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Love and the liberal arts

Posted in Academics & Research on February 15, 2012

Six professors weigh in on how their disciplines deal with the ultimate affection.

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The Wonder Of Fiction

Writing magical realism

Posted in Academics & Research on February 9, 2012

Assistant Professor of English and Pulitzer nominee Peter Grandbois on the wonder of teaching and writing.

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Composition And Rhetoric And More

Composition and rhetoric … and more

Posted in Academics & Research on February 8, 2012

Brenda Boyle, one of the college’s newly tenured professors, directs the Writing Center and teaches English courses, but she values her mentoring and advising roles, as well.

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Getting A Handle On Molecular Baskets

Getting a handle on molecular ‘baskets’

Posted in Academics & Research on February 3, 2012

Professor Jordan Fantini and his chem students are synthesizing basket-like molecules that can be used in a number of new ways.

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Granville's Beginnings

Granville’s beginnings

Posted in Academics & Research on January 13, 2012

Professor Bill Kirkpatrick traces the early history of our hometown in his new book published by the Granville Historical Society.

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New Year's Resolution Tips

New Year’s resolution tips

Posted in Academics & Research on January 1, 2012

A few tips for making (and keeping) those New Year’s resolutions.

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Interpreting the Past, Preparing for the Future

Interpreting the past, preparing for the future

Posted in Academics & Research on December 7, 2011

History professor Mitchell Snay looks back with a new book on Horace Greeley and looks ahead with a deep appreciation of the liberal arts.

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Good Science, Clean Water

Good science, clean water

Posted in Beyond Campus on December 6, 2011

Joe Reczek is a prof on a mission: interest local kids in going to college and in the sciences—and do some good in the world at the same time.

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The Truth about Tryptophan

The truth about tryptophan

Posted in On Campus on November 23, 2011

Professor Susan Kennedy talks turkey about tryptophan, the naturally occurring chemical that allegedly causes comatose behavior on Thanksgiving evening.

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An Open Book

An open book

Posted in Academics & Research on November 18, 2011

Modern libraries and librarians are using established wisdom as they move forward through the 21st century.

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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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Guitar Heros

Guitar heroes

Posted in On Campus on November 10, 2011

Six-string virtuosos Romero Lubambo and Julian Lage rocked out Burke Recital Hall as part of the 15th Annual Jazz Guitar Festival.

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The folly of dentistry economics

The folly of ‘dentistry’ economics

Posted in Academics & Research on November 7, 2011

In a New York Times op-ed, provost and economics professor Brad Bateman suggests where today’s economists have gone wrong.

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This Toy Is No Toy—It's Made To Play

This toy is no toy—it’s made to play

Posted in Academics & Research on November 1, 2011

Assistant professor of music and pianist HyeKyung Lee’s powerful presence on a very small piano.

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Wired for Blogging

Wired for blogging

Posted in Academics & Research on September 29, 2011

Geoscience Professor Erik Klemetti’s popular “Eruptions” blog has found a glitzy new home at Wired.

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It's On!

It’s on!

Posted in On Campus on August 29, 2011

Campus is buzzing as the first day of classes has everyone on the move.

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The Great East Coast Earthquake Of 2011

The Great East Coast Earthquake of 2011

Posted in Voices of Denison on August 29, 2011

A geosciences professor blogs about the rare quake that hit just days before Irene raced up the coast.

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Let The Games Begin

Let the games begin

Posted in Voices of Denison on August 23, 2011

Meet Denison alumna Nan Carney-DeBord ’80, who has begun her role as the college’s new director of athletics.

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Bringing Science To The Light

Bringing science to the light

Posted in On Campus on August 4, 2011

A sneak peek inside the startling new Ebaugh Labs. (And yes, students are actually calling it ‘Ebaughsome.’)

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Associate professor of English Ann Townsend serves on VIDA's executive committee.

An imbalance in the literary universe

Posted in Academics & Research on August 1, 2011

Notice anything missing in The Times’ book reviews? Why are so few women writers featured?

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Deep Roots At Denison

The ties that bind

Posted in On Campus on May 10, 2011

This spring, a dozen members of the Hundley family gathered to remember their ancestor, a former dean and professor, and the start of their long association with Denison.

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Four Years In The Making

Four years in the making

Posted in Academics & Research on April 15, 2011

Students and faculty gather in Swasey Chapel to recognize high achievement at the annual Academic Convocation.

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Peace Corps. It's Part Of What We Do.

Peace Corps & Denison go hand-in-hand

Posted in Beyond Campus on February 25, 2011

Again this year, the Peace Corps has recognized Denison as one of the nation’s top producers of volunteers.

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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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From East to Higley

From East to Higley

Posted in Voices of Denison on December 3, 2010

Ten years after first setting foot on campus, Erin Copple Smith ’04 returns, this time wearing professor’s shoes.

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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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Learning on Demand

iTunes U: Learning on demand

Posted in Academics & Research on December 2, 2010

Visit Denison on iTunes U for podcasts and recent lectures by Erik Klemetti, Mary Tuominen, Robert Malcuit, and others.

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Decoding History

Decoding history

Posted in Academics & Research on November 10, 2010

Assoc. Professor of English Fred Porcheddu ’87 uncovers history through a medieval manuscript.

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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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Fadhel Kaboub, assistant professor of economics

‘Food security is no joke’

Posted in Voices of Denison on October 28, 2010

Economics prof Fadhel Kaboub addresses rising food prices in a letter to the Financial Times.

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As Ohio Goes

As Ohio goes…

Posted in Beyond Campus on October 28, 2010

With elections less than a week away, poli sci prof Mike Brady surveys the political landscape.

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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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The Big Picture

The big picture

Posted in Academics & Research on September 14, 2010

Art history prof Joanna Grabski talks urban environments, the art they inspire, and her home away from home—Dakar, Senegal.

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Need a Good Book?

Need a good book?

Posted in Academics & Research on September 9, 2010

Denison is now on Goodreads, the #1 social networking site for book lovers. Check out our Goodreads profile today for all the latest and greatest from our faculty & staff authors.

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'I Just Write Me'

‘I just write me’

Posted in Voices of Denison on August 31, 2010

Theatre prof Mark Evans Bryan’s latest work has taken him to new places as an artist, both literally and figuratively.

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