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Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce in Dressed to Kill

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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Inauguration celebration

Posted in On Campus on October 23, 2013

On a gorgeous fall day in Granville, as Denison inaugurated Adam Weinberg as its 20th president, the community welcomed him and offered words of advice.

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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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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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Sweet Charity & Medieval Guilt

Sweet charity & medieval guilt

Posted in Academics & Research on January 16, 2013

Adam Davis has just won a prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship to study charitable practices in medieval France.

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Dr. Cynthia Baum ’78 confers honorary degree to Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former president of Costa Rica, Dr. Óscar Arias Sánchez, at Walden’s 48th Commencement Ceremony in August 2012

A life of learning

Posted in Beyond Campus on January 4, 2013

Cynthia Baum ’78 is about to wrap up her first year as the ninth president of Walden University. A pretty impressive academic career that started with the words, “Why not?

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My First Boss Was A Would-Be Senator

My first boss was a would-be senator

Posted in Voices of Denison on December 18, 2012

Lucas Meyer ’12 explains how managing a state Senate campaign has a lot to do with money, messaging, and the liberal arts.

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The View From Luxor

The view from Luxor

Posted in Voices of Denison on December 11, 2012

Thanks to an old photograph in the Denison Museum collection, Marisa Zemesarajs ’16 can journey to Luxor, Egypt, without ever leaving campus.

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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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Rachel Laughlin '14 used images of bacteria cultures in her Advanced Photogray course.

Art magnified

Posted in Academics & Research on November 16, 2012

Rachel Laughlin ’14 combined biology and photography to create stunning images featuring scenes from under the microscope.

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Nice To Meet You, Dr. Weinberg

Nice to meet you, Dr. Weinberg

Posted in On Campus on November 14, 2012

Denison’s next president received a warm reception as he was formally introduced to the campus community.

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Exile

Writing through the years

Posted in Academics & Research on November 8, 2012

Exile, a student literary journal, has been published for more than 50 years. And now it’s all online.

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Denison's Next President

Denison’s next president

Posted in On Campus on November 1, 2012

Dr. Adam Weinberg will become Denison’s 20th president on July 1, 2013.

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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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Summer Scholars—All Year Long

Summer Scholars—all year long

Posted in Academics & Research on October 11, 2012

The Summer Scholars program is a four-season opportunity for students, but the fall is when we see the fruits of their research.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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100 Years Of Phi Beta Kappa

100 years of Phi Beta Kappa

Posted in On Campus on December 14, 2011

Denison’s chapter of the nation’s premier academic honorary society held a birthday party on campus to celebrate both its first century and its next one.

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What's Keeping You Busy?

What’s keeping you busy?

Posted in On Campus on December 8, 2011

With two weeks left in the semester, we talked to students to see what’s on their to-do lists.

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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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Teach For America—No Kidding

Posted in Beyond Campus on October 19, 2011

Kimmi Oshita ’11, on her first few challenging weeks in a Baltimore school room as part of Teach For America.

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Taking a Walk

Taking a walk

Posted in Voices of Denison on April 11, 2011

Returning to her alma mater prompts Shannon McLoughlin Morrison ’06 to reflect on a transformative four years.

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President Knobel On The Value Of Independent Colleges

President Knobel on the value of independent colleges

Posted in Voices of Denison on February 21, 2011

President Knobel discusses the importance of independent, nonprofit colleges in a Columbus Dispatch op-ed.

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Liberal Arts Grads Who Mean Business

Liberal arts grads who mean business

Posted in On Campus on February 8, 2011

A winter break workshop explores the experiences of alumni entrepreneurs, and what the liberal arts had to do with their success.

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Michael Eisner '64

Michael Eisner on media, liberal arts & more

Posted in Beyond Campus on December 9, 2010

Michael Eisner ’64 talks to WSJ. Magazine about his career, the media biz, and the value of the liberal arts.

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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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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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Provost Brad Bateman

Provost: College rankings misleading

Posted in Voices of Denison on September 6, 2010

In a Columbus Dispatch editorial, Provost Brad Bateman argues that college rankings paint an inaccurate picture.

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