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A Day of Thought and Inspiration

A day of thought and inspiration

Posted in On Campus on March 5, 2014

TEDxDenisonU speakers share their ideas of “Real Utopias.”

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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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Hittin’ the books

Posted in On Campus on December 17, 2013

Things just got awfully quiet around here.

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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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Found lives

Posted in On Campus on October 2, 2013

Forgotten photographs inspire a documentary about the lives of real people, and the town where they live.

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A Denison student discusses her work with eco-entrepreneur Majora Carter, who presented "Real Utopias: From Dreams to Practice" in Swasey last night as part of the Spectrum Series.

Dreams can come true

Posted in On Campus on September 13, 2013

Majora Carter, the first speaker in this year’s Spectrum Series, showed Denison that utopias really are possible.

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A Life's Work on Death Row

A life’s work on death row

Posted in On Campus on April 12, 2013

Sister Helen Prejean, human rights activist and author of Dead Man Walking, brings lessons from death row to Denison.

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And the winners are ...

And the winners are …

Posted in On Campus on February 6, 2013

The top three designs in the Denison Magazine cover contest are revealed.

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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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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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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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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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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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While visiting campus last week as part of the 2011-12 campus theme, "Migrations," author and historian Ira Berlin had lunch with Assistant Professor of History Lauren Araiza's senior seminar students. Berlin, who has written extensively on American history and particularly on the history of slavery, lectured later that evening on "The Making of African America: The Four Great Migrations."

History over lunch

Posted in Sights & Sounds on October 13, 2011

Dr. Ira Berlin visited campus to give a lecture. He also joined in that great DU tradition of hanging out with the students.

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Spencer Wells, geneticist and Explorer-in-Residence for the National Geographic Society, reconnoitered our campus over the last couple of days. And while he saw a lot of the beautiful fall landscape, his real focus was on students. He brown-bagged a dinner with the Sustained Dialogue group, delivered a lecture to a packed Swasey Chapel, and dropped into a couple of classrooms. Here's Spencer (he asked us to call him that) in Nestor Matthew's Psych-370 class at 8:30 a.m. Friday morning.

‘Migrations’ kicks off with renowned geneticist

Posted in On Campus on September 9, 2011

National Geographic explorer-in-residence spends a few days with students discussing the Genographic Project.

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Family Ties

The human family tree

Posted in On Campus on July 22, 2011

We gathered up to talk about human roots this week, in advance of geneticist Spencer Wells’ visit to campus this fall.

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They Came To Dance, Dance, Dance [FOLLOW-UP]

They came to dance, dance, dance [FOLLOW-UP]

Posted in On Campus on April 19, 2011

Relive Friday’s flash mob on the Academic Quad. We’ve got video in all its groove-shakin’ glory.

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Wales On Wiki

This article is not editable: Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales visits campus

Posted in On Campus on December 10, 2010

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales meets with students & faculty to discuss free knowledge and entrepreneurship.

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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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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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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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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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Sculpture by Armida Portman '14

Art on the Spectrum

Posted in On Campus on September 6, 2010

The 2010-11 Spectrum Series, focused on the relationship between technology and community, opens this week with a lecture by best-selling author Steven Berlin Johnson.

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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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