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A trip around the world

Posted in On Campus on October 7, 2014

DISA hosts a global party to teach, entertain, and connect students.

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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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Athens, Greece: Home to Poems ’n Crimes art bar and the center of Petros Markaris' novels.

Of poems and crimes

Posted in Voices of Denison on August 21, 2014

One faculty member seeks truth from a fiction writer in Athens, Greece.

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Colors of spring

Posted in On Campus on May 1, 2014

Students participate in the annual campus Holi celebration, this year a part of Aestavalia, Denison’s own spring rite.

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Calling on future leaders

Posted in Academics & Research on February 27, 2014

Former presidential candidate Gov. Jon Huntsman calls upon America’s future leaders to make change.

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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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President Barak Obama bestows the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, upon Denison alumnus Sen. Richard Lugar '54.

‘An internationally respected statesman’

Posted in Beyond Campus on November 21, 2013

Denison alumnus and former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar ’54 receives the nation’s highest civilian honor — the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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White House honors

Posted in Beyond Campus on August 9, 2013

The White House announced that former Sen. Richard Lugar ’54 will receive a Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor.

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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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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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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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A Denisonian In Paris

A Denisonian in Paris

Posted in Voices of Denison on February 7, 2013

Jessie Kanelos Weiner ’08 explains how the liberal arts drew her to the City of Light.

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What Are You Doing Wednesday Night?

What are you doing Wednesday night?

Posted in Beyond Campus on January 28, 2013

The “After Work with Denison … Everywhere” event will be in full swing at more than 30 locations around the world. See if there’s one near you.

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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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Indian Summer

Indian summer

Posted in Voices of Denison on December 5, 2012

A senior reflects on his internship in India last summer, helping economically disadvantaged women to become entrepreneurs.

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Heavenly Haiti

Heavenly Haiti

Posted in On Campus on October 23, 2012

Eat Good. Do Good. As part of a special week exploring and celebrating Haiti, you can have your Whit’s frozen custard (almost) guilt-free.

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More Than A Sport

Taking his best shot

Posted in Beyond Campus on July 17, 2012

For Casey Stockton ’12, basketballs have become tools for change. This October, he’s off for a 10-month journey to Rwanda.

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Going Back To Give Back

Going back to give back

Posted in Beyond Campus on May 30, 2012

Track star Dee Salukombo ’12 touches lives wherever he is. Now he’s going back to Africa to help the children of his homeland, and it’s a story that a lot of people want to tell.

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Going Global

Going global

Posted in Beyond Campus on May 25, 2012

President Knobel recently traveled to Saudi Arabia to share ideas with a new liberal arts college for women.

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Just Can't Say Enough About Dee

Just can’t say enough about Dee

Posted in On Campus on May 14, 2012

New Denison graduate Dee Salukombo is back in the news as he leaves Granville to serve in his homeland in Africa.

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Great Journeys Begin With A Single Step

Great journeys begin with a single step

Posted in Beyond Campus on April 27, 2012

Signe Burgstaller ’88 recently stopped by to spend a day with students and talk about her personal experience as an international student and a U.N. ambassador.

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Home Is Where The Heart Is

Home is where the heart is

Posted in Beyond Campus on March 23, 2012

Dee Salukombo ’12 has won a Davis Projects for Peace award, and this summer he’ll use it to create a learning center in the village of his birth in the Congo.

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More Than A Meal

More than a meal

Posted in Beyond Campus on February 27, 2012

Daisy Hackett ’13 is taking an interdisciplinary look at food—in Italy.

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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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‘Home of Hope’

Posted in Beyond Campus on February 7, 2012

Kayla Mahalchak ’12 returns to an orphanage in Zimbabwe she first visited in 2008.

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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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A love letter to Senegal

Posted in Voices of Denison on January 25, 2012

Alexa Dorris ’12 studied in Senegal last year, and though she says she couldn’t come up with words to describe it—her incredible blog says otherwise.

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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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From left, Megan Keaveney and Sibylle Freiermuth

Mumbai movie-makers

Posted in Beyond Campus on December 12, 2011

Megan Keaveney and Sibylle Freiermuth, both Class of ’11, traveled to India last summer with a goal of improving the health of women living in poverty.

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Cross-Cultural Understanding

Cross-cultural understanding

Posted in Beyond Campus on December 5, 2011

Tory Scott ’15 receives an award from the Davis United World College Scholars Program.

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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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Performing With Greatness

Sharing the stage with the masters

Posted in On Campus on October 28, 2011

Munich Symphony Orchestra, Gloriae Dei Cantores Choir and Denison Chamber Singers create musical magic.

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Déjà Yuja

Déjà Yuja

Posted in On Campus on October 5, 2011

Renowned pianist Yuja Wang returns to Denison for the sixth time this Friday night, and we can’t wait.

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The plight of the refugee

The plight of the refugee

Posted in Voices of Denison on September 8, 2011

Betsy Fisher ’10 went to Jordan to teach English and learn Arabic. She returned with a commitment to advocate for refugees (and photos of many Denison friends.)

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Finding Community In Northern Ireland

Finding community amid conflict

Posted in Academics & Research on August 19, 2011

Meg Gaertner ’12 explores the means of sustainable peace and community-building in Northern Ireland

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How to Catch An Iguana

How to catch an iguana

Posted in Academics & Research on July 8, 2011

Bio students travel to the Bahamas for hands-on (literally) research of the most endangered iguanas in the world.

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Scholarship in far-away places

Posted in Beyond Campus on June 27, 2011

Students who’ve earned prestigious scholarships will be teaching and studying across the globe.

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The long run

Posted in Beyond Campus on May 31, 2011

Track and cross country standout Dee Salukombo ’12 is running home to Lakewood—120 miles on foot. Here’s why.

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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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Making Peace

Making peace

Posted in Beyond Campus on March 30, 2011

Two seniors are headed to India this summer with a $10,000 award from Davis Projects for Peace.

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Preston House Rules

Preston House rules

Posted in On Campus on March 18, 2011

Language and culture rule at this res hall, where every day is global.

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Yu Itaka '11, center, is a music major from Japan.

‘They have never experienced this kind of quake before’

Posted in Beyond Campus on March 16, 2011

Yu Itaka is a senior from Japan, where his family is safe, but their experience has been frightening.

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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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Scenes From Egypt’s ‘Day Of Wrath’

Scenes from Egypt’s ‘Day of Wrath’

Posted in Voices of Denison on February 16, 2011

When Cairo erupted in protest, Nick Lewandowski ’09 was there. In his own words and images, he shares a street-level account of the movement’s terrifying and uncertain early days.

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Recent graduate reports from Cairo

Posted in Beyond Campus on January 31, 2011

Nick Lewandowski ’09, a CNN iReporter in Cairo, talks with anchor Rosemary Church as tensions continue to escalate.

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Denisonians at last year's event in the Cleve

Everybody’s working for this Wednesday…

Posted in Beyond Campus on January 25, 2011

Meet us on the Twitter (& Facebook) Wednesday night for After Work with Denison…Everywhere!

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Threat Reduction In Africa

Threat reduction in Africa

Posted in Beyond Campus on November 16, 2010

Two Denisonians work to reduce the threat of biological and conventional weapon stockpiles in Africa.

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Mark Magnus ’11, Eric Stachura ’11, Lin Mu ’11

Water of life

Posted in Beyond Campus on October 12, 2010

Students win a $10,000 prize and spend a month in China to help give a town new hope and resources for clean water.

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Rachel Mattingly '11 discusses her research at the recent summer scholars poster presentation.

Where ‘more’ isn’t always better

Posted in Academics & Research on September 15, 2010

Rachel Mattingly ’11 and the non-oxymoron of a Buddhist approach to economic development.

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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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Great Wall, Great Music

Great Wall, Great Music

Posted in Beyond Campus on September 8, 2010

Over the summer, more than 60 student musicians and several Music Department professors took a magical mystery tour through three Chinese cities in 10 days, along the way introducing American music to new audiences.

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