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Inside the Involvement Fair

Inside the Involvement Fair

Posted in On Campus on September 12, 2014

The 2014 Involvement Fair came with plenty of music, food, tables, good times, and the assurance that there’s always something to do around here.

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A love story

Posted in On Campus on September 8, 2014

One Denison couple brings their story full circle.

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Freewheeling

Freewheeling

Posted in On Campus on September 4, 2014

Prepping for Denison life from the seat of a bicycle. (Plus: photos from Aug-O and the Week of Welcome!)

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Into the swing of things

Posted in On Campus on August 29, 2014

Students are here. Classes have begun. And the hugs keep coming.

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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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The start of something great

Posted in Voices of Denison on August 22, 2014

An open letter to the Class of 2018

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College bound

Posted in Voices of Denison on July 8, 2014

NPR’s “All Things Considered” takes notice of Steven Clark, valedictorian of Urban Prep Academy in Chicago and a member of Denison’s incoming Class of 2018.

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We’re so glad you’re here

Posted in On Campus on June 9, 2014

There is no summertime relaxing going on around campus. Last week we welcomed the first group of June-O students. And more are set to arrive throughout the month.

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Comedy break

Posted in Beyond Campus on April 14, 2014

While many spring breakers across the nation were beach bound, the Burpee’s Seedy Theatrical Company headed for stages in the Windy City.

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Denison in the Blogosphere (1/17/14)

Posted in Beyond Campus on January 17, 2014

How to draw the human heart, become a fashionista, and make the most of your time on the Hill.

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We are the champions

Posted in Sights & Sounds on December 20, 2013

Youth and numbers prevailed in an epic battle between freshies and sophs.

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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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Rude awakening

Posted in On Campus on August 23, 2013

A black and white yearbook photo brings back a fall morning on the East quad almost forty years ago.

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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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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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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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Finding what I like—and what I don’t

Posted in Voices of Denison on August 22, 2012

As first-year students arrive on campus wondering what the next four years will be like, Lauren Mueller ’13 looks back on her own experience and offers up the wisdom of a senior.

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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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Robotics, Computing & Society

Robotics, computing & society

Posted in Academics & Research on March 16, 2012

A first-year studies course uses robots to get a glimpse of what computer science is all about.

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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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Broadband Wilderness

Broadband wilderness

Posted in Voices of Denison on September 1, 2011

As a new academic year launches, a senior plugs in to the very real human connections of Outdoor Orientation.

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Watch This: DUbees Say Cheese

Watch this: A class on the move

Posted in Sights & Sounds on August 30, 2011

We thought it was just going to be another big group photo. Instead, the Class of 2015 has provided 63 seconds of pure fun.

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Go Make a Movie!

‘Go make a movie!’

Posted in On Campus on August 26, 2011

The Class of 2015 starts out with a charge to discover the power of their own magic.

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What do I know?

What do I know?

Posted in Voices of Denison on August 24, 2011

A been-there-done-that sophomore offers up some (semi) sage advice for the Class of 2015.

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Hey 2015!

Hey 2015!

Posted in On Campus on August 22, 2011

The first-year class will move in on Thursday. Here’s a look at our newest Denisonians.

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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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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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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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