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Imagining the other

Posted in Academics & Research on December 18, 2014

A liberal arts mash-up makes space for art and science to imagine new forms of life together.

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Making merry

Posted in On Campus on December 16, 2014

… and a partridge in a pear tree.

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Next steps

Posted in On Campus on December 15, 2014

A Teach-in brings the community together to understand America’s shared history, our current situation, and what will come next.

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W.H. Doane — in the gospel zone

Posted in On Campus on December 12, 2014

A 19th century composer and benefactor gets a soulful makeover.

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Broadway on Broadway

Posted in On Campus on December 5, 2014

“Rent, The Musical” is the latest production for Singer’s Theatre Workshop.

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Feed me!

Posted in On Campus on November 14, 2014

A man, a woman, true love, and a carnivorous plant.

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Honoring veterans

Posted in On Campus on November 13, 2014

A few of the ways we reflect on the meanings of sacrifice and country.

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Bowls on bowls on bowls

Posted in On Campus on November 12, 2014

The 2014 Bowl-A-Thon combines handmade bowls, delicious soup, and a good cause.

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They walk among us

Posted in On Campus on October 31, 2014

Don’t go in there! Horror finds its way to Granville in a new novella, and students weigh in with favorite fright flicks.

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Dreaming in colors

Posted in On Campus on October 24, 2014

Images and music meet and collaborate in an unusual performance.

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Ducks over Denison

Posted in Academics & Research on October 22, 2014

A rubber duck eruption on the north quad demonstrates the principles of volcanic activity.

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When numbers talk

Posted in Academics & Research on September 18, 2014

Professor Ann Townsend ’85 and VIDA fight for gender equality in the world of literary publications.

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Only the beginning ...

Only the beginning …

Posted in On Campus on August 28, 2014

The Class of 2018 is wrapping up nearly a week of “firsts,” which began with their official Induction Ceremony.

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Teacher, coach, mentor, friend

Posted in On Campus on August 13, 2014

The NCAA recognizes Lynn Schweizer for 40-plus years of commitment to Denison and Division III athletes.

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Physics of dance

Posted in Academics & Research on August 6, 2014

Summer Scholars study the biomechanics of dance, helping researchers better understand how the body moves and dancers perfect their pirouettes.

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Storytellers

Posted in Academics & Research on June 27, 2014

The Reynolds Young Writers Workshop took place last week, and this year’s group had a special guest—a student who traveled more than 8,000 miles to be here.

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Ready for what’s next

Posted in On Campus on May 21, 2014

At Denison’s 2014 Commencement, graduates celebrated their achievements and pondered life’s big questions.

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The most wonderful time of the year

Posted in Academics & Research on April 25, 2014

Denison’s annual Academic Awards Convocation honors the very best in student and faculty achievement.

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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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When the students are away…

Posted in On Campus on January 10, 2014

Dear Students: Please come back. It seems we’re going a little stir crazy without you.

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The reality of Baker Street

Posted in Academics & Research on January 7, 2014

What Sherlock Holmes, Dear Watson, and their shared turf on Baker Street can teach us about the liberal arts experience.

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That high (not so) lonesome sound

Posted in Beyond Campus on December 11, 2013

The Mark Wade Trio recently brought a little bluegrass to Taiwan and showed an international audience just what a dulcimer can do.

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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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Go ahead, pick up that controller

Posted in Academics & Research on November 15, 2013

Rebecca Achtman’s research has shown that video games are better for you than you think.

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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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Back In The Saddle

Back in the saddle

Posted in Voices of Denison on November 20, 2012

Matt Kretchmar is about to finish his first semester back in the classroom after spending five years in the First-Year Program as dean.

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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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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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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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An Insider's Look At History

An inside look at history

Posted in Academics & Research on March 19, 2012

The Orangeburg Massacre, one of the first violent civil rights confrontations on an American college campus, is the subject of a new book by faculty member Jack Shuler.

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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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More Than A Feeling

More than a feeling

Posted in Academics & Research on February 14, 2012

This is your brain … this is your brain on love. It turns out that being smitten with that special someone is a lot like being on drugs.

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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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An 'Omnibus' View Of The World

An ‘Omnibus’ view of the world

Posted in Academics & Research on January 5, 2012

How a 1950s TV show changed the way Americans saw the world.

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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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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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Environmental Studies: It's An Art

Environmental studies: It’s an art

Posted in On Campus on October 7, 2011

Abram Kaplan steps out of the classroom and into the Ohio farmscape. See how he documents his journey in a series of art installations on campus.

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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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The Power Of Poetry

The power of poetry

Posted in Academics & Research on September 26, 2011

Roethke Prize-winning poet David Baker on the purpose of poetry, substance of art, and the inspiration of the Midwest.

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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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Monkeying With Molecular Motors

Monkeying with molecular motors

Posted in Academics & Research on July 20, 2011

What keeps organic cells humming? Prof. Rinna Tehver was just awarded a grant to study molecular motors.

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Welcome! Now Get To Work

Welcome! Now get to work.

Posted in Voices of Denison on June 8, 2011

June-O sessions for the Class of 2015 are underway, and Kim Coplin ’85, associate provost, shares 5 things every student needs to know.

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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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Nan Carney-DeBord '80 named Director of Athletics

Alumna named new director of athletics

Posted in On Campus on April 19, 2011

Denison alumna Nan Carney-DeBord ’80 is set to take over as Denison’s director of athletics this summer.

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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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Erik Klemetti, assistant professor of geosciences

When volcanoes are overblown

Posted in Voices of Denison on March 11, 2011

Volcanoes are hot news these days. But when the media sensationalizes science, Erik Klemetti gets a little steamed.

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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 and 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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