We're moving!

We're moving our new stories to Denison.edu, the college's super-sweet mothership. Over time, we'll be moving some of our best past stories from TheDEN over there too. In the meantime, we've made available an archive of all stories here. This archive will be available for a few months before this site is permanently shut down. See you at Denison.edu! - June 2016

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Choosing the right college

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Denison President Adam Weinberg knows a thing or two about the college search process. He has attended three colleges and universities himself (Bowdoin for undergrad, Northwestern for his graduate degrees, as well as some spending some time studying at Cambridge

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Growing up Denison

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It was love at first sight when I visited the Hill for the first time in April 1999 after having been accepted to Denison. Spring was in full bloom, and I immediately felt welcomed by Denison students and staff. I

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Written By: Katherine Dimancescu ’03

They’ve got mail!

Morgan Phoenix, El Camino High School in Oceanside, Calif.

Earlier this month, Denison acceptance letters went out to students all over the country and the world. The Admissions Office never gets to see the reaction a student might give when they get the news, so they asked could-be members

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The sound of music

While teaching music to students in Tanzania, Kurt Ebsary '12 wrote and recorded an album with them, and he hopes the sales from their CD will help to fund a soundproof recording room for the school.

In May 2012, I graduated with a major in music composition. Two months later I was on a plane to Moshi, Tanzania, at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, to assist the music program at the International School Moshi, which houses

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Written By: Kurt Ebsary '12

What to expect when you’re expecting college

What To Expect When You're Expecting College

The new issue of Denison Magazine is arriving at homes all over the country this week, so we thought we’d give you a little sneak peek. Here’s an excerpt from one of our feature stories, written by Nancy Woodward Berk

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See you next summer, summer!

See You Next Summer, Summer!

DEN SHOTS: Today is officially the last day of summer, so we’re celebrating the end of the season past with a quick glance back at the hot and hazy days when nothing tasted so cool as an ice pop–especially these

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Please, Mr. Postman

Please, Mr. Postman

Seriously? Live on-the-ground photos of mail bins? Yes, but these are no ordinary stacks of mail. They’re acceptance letters. On Friday, the intrepid admissions team sealed the last envelopes, and, now, letters filled with dreams for the future are making

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President Knobel on the value of independent colleges

President Knobel On The Value Of Independent Colleges

Recently, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance named several Ohio colleges as “best values” in higher education—including Denison. In an opinion piece in Saturday’s Columbus Dispatch, President Dale Knobel discusses the importance of independent, nonprofit colleges, and offers up some statistics on the

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Provost: College rankings misleading

Provost Brad Bateman

It’s that time of year when you’ll find college rankings under every rock and behind every tree. In an opinion piece published in the Columbus Dispatch, Denison Provost Brad Bateman explains why these rankings offer bad advice. “Not one of

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Denison in the Blogosphere (8/30/10)

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

We’re always hunting down interesting Denison-related content on the interwebs, and, periodically, we’ll share the best of this content with you on TheDEN. In this afternoon’s fix of Denisonia, one alum cracks a mathematical conundrum, while another keeps last night’s

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Here they come!

Here They Come!

It’s that time of year again: bags are packed, students are excited, parents are wondering how quiet their homes are going to be in a few weeks, and roommates are already getting to know each other on Facebook. The fall

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