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Examining the Exodus

Posted in Beyond Campus on October 2, 2015

Faculty members gather to discuss the Syrian migrant crisis

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Kathmandu quake

Posted in Voices of Denison on May 1, 2015

The blog entry of an alumna who found herself in the middle of this week’s devastating earthquake in Nepal.

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Ragin’ Cajun on Campus

Posted in On Campus on March 11, 2015

The Denison Democrats bring James Carville to campus to discuss his passion for politics.

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Next steps

Posted in On Campus on December 15, 2014

A Teach-in brings the community together to understand America’s shared history, our current situation, and what will come next.

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Full feministing

Posted in On Campus on November 10, 2014

Denison Feminists welcome Jessica Valenti and cover a wide range of issues.

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Midterm results

Posted in Beyond Campus on November 5, 2014

Denison pols make a strong showing in the 2014 midterm elections.

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When numbers talk

Posted in Academics & Research on September 18, 2014

Professor Ann Townsend ’85 and VIDA fight for gender equality in the world of literary publications.

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Rethinking global education

Posted in Academics & Research on March 7, 2014

Denison President Adam Weinberg believes that a global education is imperative for the future of America’s students, but he’s worried that the country is going about it in the wrong way.

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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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Calling on future leaders

Posted in Academics & Research on February 27, 2014

Former presidential candidate Gov. Jon Huntsman calls upon America’s future leaders to make change.

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Zappa – a token of extreme

Posted in Voices of Denison on December 4, 2013

English professor Jim Davis remembers an iconic iconoclast, 20 years after his death.

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Congress on campus

Posted in Academics & Research on September 18, 2013

Two former U.S. Congressmen showed up in a few political science classes to give students an inside look at a life of public service.

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Olympia Snowe spoke to a crowd in Swasey as part of the Richard G. Lugar Symposium in Public Policy, named for former Senator Richard Lugar '54, who joined her on stage.

Meeting in the middle

Posted in On Campus on April 23, 2013

Former Senator Olympia Snowe urges voters and politicians to remember that “compromise” is not a dirty word.

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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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Lessons From The Pizza Line

Lessons from the pizza line

Posted in Beyond Campus on January 30, 2013

When two men were harassed in downtown Columbus, the local community stepped in. Why bystander intervention can help the fight for equality.

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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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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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Teachers, Public Schools, & Gay Rights

Teachers, public schools, & gay rights

Posted in Academics & Research on November 19, 2012

Professor Karen Graves recently talked about discrimination in public schools to the History of Education Society.

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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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In This Issue ...

In this issue …

Posted in On Campus on December 7, 2011

Denison Magazine should be making its way to readers in the coming weeks. Here’s what’s in store.

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Dollars and Sense

Dollars and sense

Posted in Beyond Campus on November 11, 2011

Director of Financial Aid Nancy Hoover is back from Capitol Hill where she continued her work to help students here and across the country.

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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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A Day In The Life

A day in the life…at the Statehouse

Posted in Voices of Denison on May 6, 2011

Amy Lyon ’11 spends a day with lawmakers and finds a bit of Denison wherever she goes.

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CNN Coverage Of Global Events Includes Denison's East Quad

CNN coverage of global events includes Denison’s East Quad

Posted in On Campus on May 2, 2011

An iReporter at Denison contributes to CNN’s coverage of the national reaction to recent events in Pakistan.

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Welcome, Madame Secretary

Welcome, Madame Secretary

Posted in On Campus on April 21, 2011

Madeleine Albright’s day at Denison featured plenty of good conversations with students—and a buzzard-y brooch.

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Aasif Mandvi, correspondent on The Daily Show

And now, your moment of DEN

Posted in On Campus on April 1, 2011

Aasif Mandvi, correspondent on Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show, plays to a packed house at Slayter.

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Yu Itaka '11, center, is a music major from Japan.

‘They have never experienced this kind of quake before’

Posted in Beyond Campus on March 16, 2011

Yu Itaka is a senior from Japan, where his family is safe, but their experience has been frightening.

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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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Commodities in an Uncertain Economy

Commodities in an uncertain economy

Posted in Beyond Campus on March 7, 2011

In an interview with the Fox Business Network, John Faraci ’72 talks commodity prices in the wake of unrest and turmoil in North Africa and the Middle East.

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Jim Petro '70 has been selected as Ohio's next chancellor of higher education.

Former AG tapped to lead state’s university system

Posted in Beyond Campus on March 5, 2011

Jim Petro ’70, former attorney general of Ohio, has been named the new chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents.

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Scenes From Egypt’s ‘Day Of Wrath’

Scenes from Egypt’s ‘Day of Wrath’

Posted in Voices of Denison on February 16, 2011

When Cairo erupted in protest, Nick Lewandowski ’09 was there. In his own words and images, he shares a street-level account of the movement’s terrifying and uncertain early days.

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Recent graduate reports from Cairo

Posted in Beyond Campus on January 31, 2011

Nick Lewandowski ’09, a CNN iReporter in Cairo, talks with anchor Rosemary Church as tensions continue to escalate.

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International Intrigue

International intrigue

Posted in On Campus on December 9, 2010

Model UN students ran the table at this year’s American Model United Nations International Conference in Chicago.

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Threat Reduction In Africa

Threat reduction in Africa

Posted in Beyond Campus on November 16, 2010

Two Denisonians work to reduce the threat of biological and conventional weapon stockpiles in Africa.

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Bearing an uncanny likeness to Lucas Meyer ’12, Congressional candidate Charlie Powell (center) talks shop with DCGA President-elect Rob Moore ’12 (left) and VP-elect Manny Horsford ’13.

My fellow Denisonians…

Posted in Academics & Research on November 12, 2010

Students in Campaigns & Elections, and their fictional congressional candidates, experience the tough realities of the campaign trail.

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Photo courtesy of Robert Dold for Congress (Facebook)

Mr. Dold goes to Washington

Posted in Beyond Campus on November 4, 2010

In a close race, Robert Dold ’91 is elected to Congress as a representative for Illinois.

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Sohrab Behdad, professor of economics

Islamic economics & the Iranian Revolution

Posted in Academics & Research on November 2, 2010

Economics prof Sohrab Behdad discusses Islamic economics in revolutionary Iran with Amsterdam’s Radio Zamaneh.

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Fadhel Kaboub, assistant professor of economics

‘Food security is no joke’

Posted in Voices of Denison on October 28, 2010

Economics prof Fadhel Kaboub addresses rising food prices in a letter to the Financial Times.

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As Ohio Goes

As Ohio goes…

Posted in Beyond Campus on October 28, 2010

With elections less than a week away, poli sci prof Mike Brady surveys the political landscape.

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