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Project Startup

Start Them Up

Posted in Academics & Research on September 10, 2014

Students spend a week in a social entrepreneurship workshop developing ideas to contribute to the health of local communities.

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Summer living

Posted in Academics & Research on July 31, 2014

Researchers live, work, and color inside the lines together.

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Stolen memories

Posted in Voices of Denison on April 16, 2014

The next issue of Denison Magazine explores the realities of Alzheimer’s disease and the alumni fighting it first-hand. Writer David Zivan ’88 shows us what it looks like in person.

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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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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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Dodo Revolution

Dodo revolution

Posted in Academics & Research on December 2, 2013

It’s possible to bring many species — or their very close cousins — back from extinction, but is it the right thing to do?

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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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Abdi Ali ’13 is one of four Posse Scholars highlighted in a recent article from the Boston Posse Quarterly.

Posse pride

Posted in Academics & Research on July 26, 2013

Denison Scholars thrive on campus. That’s the headline of a new article in the Summer 2013 issue of Posse Boston Quarterly.

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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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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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Be Kind To One Another

Be kind to one another

Posted in Academics & Research on May 21, 2012

Recent graduate Colleen Russo’s research has opened her eyes to a potential game-changer in the realm of bullying.

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Faith In Chemistry

Faith in chemistry

Posted in Academics & Research on April 26, 2012

Faith Simunyu ’13 has received a prestigious science award from Merck, and will intern at one of the company’s facilities this summer.

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Workaholics Anonymous

Workaholics Anonymous

Posted in Academics & Research on April 23, 2012

From her vantage point on the national board of Workaholics Anonymous, assistant professor Laura Russell strives to create healthy work lives for students and faculty.

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The Thoughtful Generalist

The thoughtful generalist

Posted in Academics & Research on April 6, 2012

Josh Finnell, Denison’s humanities liaison librarian, has been honored with Library Journal’s Movers & Shakers recognition.

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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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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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Art Work

Art work

Posted in Academics & Research on November 21, 2011

Summer Scholars come together to show off their research in the fine arts.

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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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More Than Just Gossip

More than just gossip

Posted in Academics & Research on October 10, 2011

Alyssa Howard-Tripp ’13 makes a defense of the feminine voice in celebrity gossip, and its importance in our society.

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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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Designing History

Designing history

Posted in Academics & Research on September 28, 2011

Kaitlyn Grissom ’12 turns the Henrietta Marie, an English slave ship, into a shipwreck come to life.

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'Radio is dead!'

Radio is dead?

Posted in Academics & Research on September 21, 2011

Katie Woods ’13 considers the role of drama in radio programming, and how it’s more popular in the U.K. than the U.S.A.

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A Fall Harvest of Summer Research

A fall harvest of summer research

Posted in Academics & Research on September 16, 2011

After a summer of focused study, students display the fruits of their labor at the Summer Scholar poster sessions.

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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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Jordan Kurker-Mraz '14, advised by Tim Hofmeister, Classics

Getting lost in lost books

Posted in Academics & Research on August 17, 2011

Jordan Kurker-Mraz ’14 explores the discarded classics and why they should matter (or not) to our culture.

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Oh, The Places We Went!

Oh, the places we’ve been!

Posted in Voices of Denison on July 29, 2011

Allison Kranek, a 2011 graduate and President’s Medalist, reflects on the experience of helping English professor Fred Porcheddu develop and teach Denison’s first-ever course on children’s literature.

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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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A Match Made In The Heavens

A match made in the heavens

Posted in Academics & Research on July 18, 2011

Ever wonder how the moon got there? Here’s an idea that may soon come to the scientific forefront.

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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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Shhhhh… People Are Trying To Study

Shhhhh… people are trying to study

Posted in Academics & Research on May 4, 2011

Thinking caps: on. Students are prepping for final exams, finishing research papers and putting the last touches on creative projects.

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Creating Good Chemistry

Creating better chemistry

Posted in Academics & Research on March 2, 2011

Matt McErlean ’12 thought the organic chemistry lab procedure could be improved. So he did something about it—he rewrote it.

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Sculpting The Unseen

Sculpting the ‘Unseen’

Posted in Academics & Research on February 3, 2011

Using dreams as inspiration, Xiaoshi “Vivian” Qin ’12 relied on clay and glass to express her spirituality.

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Diving Into DNA Research

Diving into DNA research

Posted in Academics & Research on January 10, 2011

Two students have been looking under the hood for ways to repair DNA damage.

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Library Director Scottie Cochrane

A few thoughts on Wikipedia

Posted in Voices of Denison on December 8, 2010

With Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales visiting campus, Library Director Scottie Cochrane weighs in on the collaborative encyclopedia’s place in an academic environment.

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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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Helping Refugees In Ohio

Making refugees feel at home

Posted in Academics & Research on November 19, 2010

Erik Singh ’11 used his research project to learn about the challenges facing Somali refugees in Ohio.

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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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The brush strokes of reconciliation

Posted in Academics & Research on October 22, 2010

Political Science major Erin Saul ’11 uses her studio art background to delve deep into Northern Ireland’s troubled past.

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Making a Splash

Making a splash

Posted in Academics & Research on October 14, 2010

Biology majors Jennifer Clemmer ’11 and Eliza Miller ’11 go knee-deep into Denison’s ponds, looking for clues to understand the ecosystem’s delicate balance.

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Jazz, Man

Jazz, man

Posted in Academics & Research on September 24, 2010

Harry Brisson ’11 is majoring in econ and poly sci, but he spent his summer studying the evolution of the jazz sax.

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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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Amber, Aliens, and the American Diaspora

Amber, aliens & the American diaspora

Posted in Academics & Research on September 10, 2010

Summer Scholars dish out their research in the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts.

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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 & staff authors.

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Summer Scholars Science Symposium

Blinding with science

Posted in Academics & Research on September 3, 2010

It was all about nucleotides, polymerases, and PR2 yesterday, as students showcased their summer research at the Science Scholars Research Symposium. Get yourself photoexcited by our Flickr slideshow!

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Mathfest

DU + MathFest = Awards

Posted in Academics & Research on September 3, 2010

Denison students cleaned up at this summer’s MathFest in Pittsburgh.

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