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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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Over the edge

Posted in Beyond Campus on September 2, 2014

One alumna takes a giant leap of faith in order to raise money for addiction awareness.

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Called for icing

Posted in Voices of Denison on August 18, 2014

Denison President Adam Weinberg is called out to accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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A summer in Senegal

Posted in Beyond Campus on July 2, 2014

Grace Bachmann ’17 is spending her summer working to bring clean water to a remote village in Senegal thanks to a Davis Project for Peace prize.

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Keep calm and study on

Posted in Academics & Research on May 6, 2014

Finals week has begun. Here’s your guide to some highlighted activities and opportunities.

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Game on

Posted in On Campus on April 24, 2014

Only DenCon 2014, Denison’s annual gaming convention, could bring werewolves, Super Smash Bros, charities, and an egg hunt into one glorious night.

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They came. They saw. They led.

Posted in Academics & Research on March 17, 2014

Twenty students were honored for making a lasting impact on Denison during their time on the Hill.

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A soldier in the poverty war

Posted in Beyond Campus on January 15, 2014

Fifty years ago, the U.S. government launched the War on Poverty under Lyndon B. Johnson. Today, the battle continues, and Robert Caldwell ’82 is fighting hard.

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Bring on 2014

Posted in On Campus on January 2, 2014

A look at the semester ahead.

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Social movement

Posted in Academics & Research on December 6, 2013

You think flash mobs are a relatively new phenomenon? Think again.

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Planting Hope

Planting hope

Posted in Beyond Campus on August 8, 2013

Each summer a trio of Denison students teams up with local teens to grow a stronger community.

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Honoring Leadership

Lauding leadership

Posted in On Campus on March 5, 2013

Recognizing the Class of 2013’s Distinguished Leaders for being among the best of the best, and for making the most of their time at Denison.

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The Wonderful Wizard Of College

The wonderful wizard of college

Posted in Beyond Campus on February 27, 2013

A play teaches local fourth-graders the importance of education and money management.

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Frosty Fun

Frosty fun

Posted in On Campus on February 12, 2013

A week of winter entertainment included hot cocoa, ice sculptors, psychics, and a dance.

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The Significance Of Selma

The significance of Selma

Posted in Beyond Campus on January 24, 2013

Winter Break was more than a vacation for 84 students participating in the Break Away program—it was a service-learning experience.

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Learning From Dr. King … And One Another

Learning from Dr. King … and one another

Posted in On Campus on January 22, 2013

On Monday, students, faculty and alumni joined their hearts and voices in the spirit of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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King On The HIll

The courage to create a just world

Posted in On Campus on January 18, 2013

In the 45th year after his death, the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lives on.

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Need a resolution?

Posted in On Campus on January 3, 2013

Here’s some inspiration: DU students volunteer tens of thousands of hours in the community every year.

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Remembering Liz

Remembering Liz

Posted in Beyond Campus on December 6, 2012

Friends, family and the Denison community come together to honor the memory of Liz Minter ’13, who passed away last spring of a rare brain tumor, by raising money to fund brain cancer research.

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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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Out Of The Storm

Out of the storm

Posted in Beyond Campus on November 27, 2012

When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans in 2005, Lauri Pierson Weinfeld ’78 offered her rental property, rent-free, to a family in need. In Sandy’s wake, she’s hoping to do it again

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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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Something For Everyone

Something for everyone

Posted in On Campus on August 31, 2012

The Academic Quad was booming as students participated in the annual Involvement Fair.

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Denison in the Blogosphere (8/8/12)

Denison in the Blogosphere (8/9/12)

Posted in Beyond Campus on August 9, 2012

In this summer’s addition, we have the Venture Philanthropy Club, a new reality show, and a video from the softball team.

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Giving Of The Heart

Giving of the heart

Posted in Beyond Campus on July 30, 2012

Shea McMahon ’09 returned a war medal to the son of the man who lost it more than two decades ago.

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Reaching The Peak

Reaching the PEAK

Posted in Beyond Campus on July 23, 2012

Denison students, staff, and faculty help Newark students to learn about higher education.

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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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Jeremy Blake's passion is helping the people of his hometown Newark, Ohio.

Home improvement

Posted in Beyond Campus on July 9, 2012

Recent grad Jeremy Blake didn’t follow the traditional path to college—he’s been creating avenues for hope.

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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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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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One Day Without Shoes

One day without shoes

Posted in On Campus on April 17, 2012

Denison students ditched their shoes to help raise awareness for children in need throughout the world.

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Big Red Lends A Hand

Big Red lends a hand

Posted in Beyond Campus on April 3, 2012

From community cleanup to voter registration to face painting—Big Red’s Big Day was a giant success.

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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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To Chardon, With Love

To Chardon, with love

Posted in On Campus on March 12, 2012

In a student-organized event, Denisonians gathered on campus for a night of heartfelt music and fun for a very good cause.

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Start Something That Matters

Start something that matters

Posted in Voices of Denison on February 15, 2012

Emily Hopcian ’12 is learning that it’s possible to make a living and change the world at the same time.

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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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Jerome Price (center) and the third-grade class of “Team Duke” at the college-focused Promise Academy, where each class is named for the teacher’s alma mater.

Educational access and inequity in the nation’s capital

Posted in Voices of Denison on February 2, 2012

Jerome Price ’12 discusses on the inequities of access that exist among America’s educational systems.

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Defying the Distance

Defying the distance

Posted in On Campus on January 25, 2012

On Monday, the campus community celebrated the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. through a series of “teach-ins.”

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A New Way to Celebrate King Day

A new way to celebrate King Day

Posted in On Campus on January 19, 2012

The college’s annual celebration of the life of Martin Luther King Jr. takes a new form this year.

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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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Last month, the DU Art Collective got busy with campus and area community members at the Bryant Arts Center to make a big bunch of lovely handcrafted bowls. This afternoon in the Welsh Hills Room, all those vessels were sold (complete with some tasty soup) to raise money for the Licking County Food Pantry in recognition of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.

Filling empty bowls

Posted in On Campus on November 17, 2011

The art and craft of helping to feed the hungry.

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Members of last year’s Venture Philanthropy Club helped to curb the abuse of prescription drugs in Licking County. From left: professor and club advisor Fadhel Kaboub, Zack Goldman ’11, Ellie Thompson ’11, Peter Hurford ’14, Josh Goldman ’14, Corey Ackerman ’11, Mary Kimberly ’11, Lydia Boote ’11, and Rachel Mattingly ’11.

The $10,000 question

Posted in Beyond Campus on September 20, 2011

Each year, a student organization decides how to put venture philanthropy funding into action. The current project aims squarely at the lethal abuse of prescription drugs.

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This weekend, Denisonians honored the losses of Sept. 11, 2001, with activities across the campus and beyond. Students cleaned up a section of the Licking River and tended the Community Gardens in Newark. They staffed a family night for the community, showing the movie Wall-E and worked with the Licking Memorial Hospital to provide free health screenings. And Sunday evening, at an interfaith service of healing and peace, Swasey Chapel echoed with the haunting music of a 60-person choir performing Gabriel Fauré's "Requiem," with solos provided by Denison faculty members Kevin N. Wines, Belinda Andrews-Smith and Andy Carlson.

Remembering 9/11

Posted in On Campus on September 12, 2011

Marking the 10th anniversary of tragedy with community-building, service and song.

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Returning The Love

Returning the love

Posted in Voices of Denison on June 24, 2011

As a child, Lauren Mueller ’13 found refuge in CASA, a nonprofit group supporting foster children. Today, she is helping others receive the care.

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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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This Good Deed Is 'Cool'

An ice-cold good deed

Posted in Beyond Campus on May 27, 2011

The club hockey team’s home ice gets a stone cold upgrade—and everybody wins.

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Local Kids Have Their Interests 'PEAKed'

Local kids have their interests ‘PEAKed’

Posted in Beyond Campus on April 26, 2011

Students teach local second-graders about the environment and what it’s like to go to college.

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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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An Educated Conversation

An educated conversation

Posted in Voices of Denison on March 25, 2011

Jerome Price ’12 talks with students, faculty and local residents as he searches for answers to tough questions on education.

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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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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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48 Hours To Serve

48 hours to serve

Posted in On Campus on January 27, 2011

Hours donated: 539. Money raised: $1,048. Service to others: priceless.

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Professor Ron Santoni

‘You have spoken pointedly, but out of love for humankind’

Posted in Voices of Denison on January 17, 2011

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Newark Advocate reprints a supportive open letter to King from philosophy professor Ron Santoni, originally published on June 29, 1967.

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Madeline Weinland ’10

‘There, it’s OK to die’

Posted in Voices of Denison on December 20, 2010

Madeline Weinland ’10 reflects on her experience as a Denison Community Association hospice volunteer.

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23 million thanks

Posted in On Campus on November 11, 2010

On Veterans Day, Denison honors those who have served.

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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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Bowl-ing Downhill

Bowl-ing downhill

Posted in On Campus on November 3, 2010

The DU Art Collective’s annual Bowl-a-Thon taps the artistic urges of an entire community with the cause of helping its less fortunate members.

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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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Bill Clapp (second human from right), district manager for the Sodexo foodservices company that serves Denison, pictured at the Knox County Fair in Mount Vernon, Ohio.

Whole hog for local farming

Posted in Beyond Campus on September 2, 2010

Denison visits the Knox County Fair to show its support for local agriculture and Ohio farming families.

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Make It Happen

Make it happen

Posted in On Campus on August 24, 2010

Students get hopped up on pizza, caffeine, and ideas for social change at the ‘Make It Happen’ social entrepreneurship workshop, a six-day summer program.

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