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A Denison student discusses her work with eco-entrepreneur Majora Carter, who presented "Real Utopias: From Dreams to Practice" in Swasey last night as part of the Spectrum Series.

Dreams can come true

Posted in On Campus on September 13, 2013

Majora Carter, the first speaker in this year’s Spectrum Series, showed Denison that utopias really are possible.

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Let's Get Started

Let’s get started

Posted in On Campus on August 28, 2013

Today sophomores, juniors, and seniors are descending on campus, but for the last three days this place belonged solely to the first-year students as they participated in Aug-O, which began with their official Induction Ceremony.

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An Adventure To Remember

An adventure to remember

Posted in Beyond Campus on December 12, 2012

Get an inside look as a group of first-year students explore the many sights of Daniel Boone National Forest.

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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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C Is For Cookie

C is for cookie

Posted in On Campus on September 7, 2012

The Spectrum Series opened with a visit from a trio of Sesame Street panelists and a very blue, very furry friend.

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Open Sesame

Open Sesame

Posted in On Campus on September 5, 2012

Members of the Sesame Workshop explore creativity and courage in Denison’s first convocation of the year.

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Living The Green Life

Living the green life

Posted in On Campus on September 4, 2012

An ambitious new sustainability program has been planted at Denison and it’s already growing strong.

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Sweet ’16

Sweet ’16

Posted in Sights & Sounds on August 24, 2012

Presto chango: Watch 632 first-year students become 16 right before your very eyes.

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Welcome Home

Welcome home

Posted in On Campus on August 23, 2012

The Class of 2016 is officially on campus and we have a photo gallery to prove it.

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Each year our community is invited to contribute to an anthology of creative projects reflecting our annual campus-wide theme. This year’s theme? “Courage and Creativity.” First year student Kyle Gasaway submitted this awesome black and white piece and more entries are rolling in each day. Deadline for entries is Tuesday, July 31 – keep ’em coming!

‘Creativity and Courage’

Posted in Academics & Research on July 27, 2012

This year’s campuswide theme is getting a creative boost from incoming first-year students.

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Smart Start

Smart start

Posted in On Campus on June 5, 2012

The Class of 2016 has started to trickle onto campus for June-O. Check out some photos as students and parents begin to get acquainted with living and learning on “the Hill.”

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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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‘There Is No Midlife Crisis Going On Here!’

‘There is no midlife crisis going on here!’

Posted in On Campus on June 20, 2011

As June-O turns 40, a look at why it’s been so successful—and why getting to know their college early makes perfect sense for first-year students.

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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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Please, Mr. Postman

Please, Mr. Postman

Posted in On Campus on March 21, 2011

This week hundreds of students will get the good news from the Admissions Office—they’re in!

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Connecting vs. Protecting

Connecting vs. protecting

Posted in On Campus on September 8, 2010

Technology expert and opinion leader Steven Johnson talks about where good ideas come from. SPOILER ALERT: A lot come from the liberal arts learning environment.

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Sculpture by Armida Portman '14

Art on the Spectrum

Posted in On Campus on September 6, 2010

The 2010-11 Spectrum Series, focused on the relationship between technology and community, opens this week with a lecture by best-selling author Steven Berlin Johnson.

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