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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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Genetic information

Posted in On Campus on March 27, 2014

Ronneberg Lecture guest Kristy Crooks talks with students about real world careers in genetics.

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The frog scientist

Posted in Academics & Research on February 25, 2014

Tyrone Hayes, a biologist from UC Berkley, shares his personal story—and some public health concerns.

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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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The End of the Knobel Era

The end of the Knobel era

Posted in On Campus on May 7, 2013

This summer, the Denison community will bid farewell to retiring President Dale Knobel and his wife, Tina, after 15 years of leadership.

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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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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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Solar Sizzle

Solar sizzle

Posted in Beyond Campus on October 5, 2012

Prof. Joe Reczek’s innovative way to demonstrate the power of the sun is helping local school kids see solar in a whole new light.

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We Got The Gold

Ebaugh’s golden

Posted in On Campus on September 13, 2012

Denison’s revamped Ebaugh Laboratories scores a gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

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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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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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Getting A Handle On Molecular Baskets

Getting a handle on molecular ‘baskets’

Posted in Academics & Research on February 3, 2012

Professor Jordan Fantini and his chem students are synthesizing basket-like molecules that can be used in a number of new ways.

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Good Science, Clean Water

Good science, clean water

Posted in Beyond Campus on December 6, 2011

Joe Reczek is a prof on a mission: interest local kids in going to college and in the sciences—and do some good in the world at the same time.

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An Open Book

An open book

Posted in Academics & Research on November 18, 2011

Modern libraries and librarians are using established wisdom as they move forward through the 21st century.

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A Titanic scientist

Posted in On Campus on November 9, 2011

Bob Ballard in class and on stage, talking with students about science, technology and discovery on a legendary scale.

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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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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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The Great East Coast Earthquake Of 2011

The Great East Coast Earthquake of 2011

Posted in Voices of Denison on August 29, 2011

A geosciences professor blogs about the rare quake that hit just days before Irene raced up the coast.

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Erik Klemetti, assistant professor of geosciences

When volcanoes are overblown

Posted in Voices of Denison on March 11, 2011

Volcanoes are hot news these days. But when the media sensationalizes science, Erik Klemetti gets a little steamed.

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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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The Works

Arts and sciences with The Works

Posted in Beyond Campus on February 10, 2011

It’s just one of the ways that students and profs help local schoolchildren to learn, but it might be one of the most fun.

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Creepy crawly cakes

Posted in Beyond Campus on January 13, 2011

This tasty TV science project is a cake walk for Holly Menninger ’00.

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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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Poker Face

Poker face

Posted in Beyond Campus on December 27, 2010

Environmental engineer Shellie Miller ’00 had to keep a secret about her prestigious award from the White House. Here’s why…

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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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This Is Your Brain On Caffeine

This is your brain on caffeine

Posted in Academics & Research on November 9, 2010

Science students and professors offer neuroscience program for central Ohio high-schoolers.

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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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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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Real-Life Sci-Fi

Real-life sci-fi

Posted in On Campus on October 7, 2010

In the latest Spectrum Series installment, best-selling author Rebecca Skloot talks ethics and genetics.

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The Diva of Disclosure

Posted in On Campus on September 20, 2010

Elizabeth Loftus, renowned memory expert, meets with students and delivers the Anderson Lecture in Swasey Chapel.

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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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Kat Lenhart '09 and Tiny Fey, backstage at the Emmys. Photo from KatLenhart.com.

Denison in the Blogosphere (8/30/10)

Posted in Beyond Campus on August 30, 2010

The best Denison-related content on the interwebs.

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Ch-ch-ch-changes!

Ch-ch-ch-changes

Posted in On Campus on August 20, 2010

While students were away working summer internships and jobs, traveling near and far, and, we hope, catching a little R & R, Denison’s campus was undergoing more than the normal amount of summertime changes.

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