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The Harris gift

Posted in On Campus on April 21, 2016

Marking Women’s History Month, and one influential alumna who graduated 100 years ago this spring.

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Phish tale

Posted in Sights & Sounds on March 29, 2016

Let’s talk about the days when intramural hockey had a plan for Wednesday nights.

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Veterans day, 2015

Posted in On Campus on November 11, 2015

Walking past the memorial stone on Veteran’s Day.

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Thought leader, 1954

Posted in On Campus on July 9, 2015

Eleanor Roosevelt paid a visit to Granville one day, and had some things to say about communism and democracy.

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Bell canto

Posted in On Campus on May 4, 2015

“Can you read music and climb a ladder?” “Yes I can!”

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That was then … this is now

Posted in Academics & Research on January 23, 2015

A Writing 101 class makes the leap into college-level learning.

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William Howard Doane — in the gospel zone

Posted in On Campus on December 12, 2014

A 19th century composer and benefactor gets a soulful makeover.

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Temples of Bagan, Burma, Myanmar, Asia.

Back to Burma

Posted in Academics & Research on October 8, 2014

A collaborative project is bringing Denison’s Burmese connections to life.

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A love story

Posted in On Campus on September 8, 2014

One Denison couple brings their story full circle.

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We are family

Posted in On Campus on May 15, 2014

When the Class of 2014 graduates on Saturday, some members will be carrying on the family tradition of earning a Denison degree.

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Farewell to a legend

Posted in On Campus on February 6, 2014

The Denison and Granville communities gathered to say goodbye to Coach Ted Barclay.

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We are the champions

Posted in Sights & Sounds on December 20, 2013

Youth and numbers prevailed in an epic battle between freshies and sophs.

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The heritage

Posted in On Campus on October 11, 2013

As the college celebrates the Presidential Inauguration of Adam Weinberg, we look back on an inaugural pageant in 1927 that captures the familiar beauty of an October day on the hill.

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What A Weekend

What a weekend!

Posted in On Campus on October 7, 2013

Big Red Weekend was a heck of a good time—and it helped that Denison dominated on the athletic fields.

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Growing up Denison

Posted in Voices of Denison on September 5, 2013

Katherine Dimancescu ’03 uncovers a surprising family history.

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Get your move on

Posted in On Campus on August 30, 2013

Every semester begins with the long schlep from the car to your dorm room—at least MP3s have lightened that load.

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Rude awakening

Posted in On Campus on August 23, 2013

A black and white yearbook photo brings back a fall morning on the East quad almost forty years ago.

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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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The Portrait of a President

The portrait of a president

Posted in On Campus on April 25, 2013

The Presidents’ Room in the library holds the portraits of Denison’s leaders throughout history. Last week, Dale Knobel took his place among them.

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Posted in On Campus on April 9, 2013

Soprano Jessye Norman’s Vail performance wraps the season and Lorraine Wales’ extraordinary 34-year directorship on the perfect note.

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Denison's Next President

Denison’s next president

Posted in On Campus on November 1, 2012

Dr. Adam Weinberg will become Denison’s 20th president on July 1, 2013.

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Goodbye Sunsets, Hello Presidents

Goodbye Sunsets, hello presidents

Posted in On Campus on July 24, 2012

When the four apartment-style residence halls on Sunset Hill open for students this fall, each will have a venerable name over the doors.

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100 Years Of Phi Beta Kappa

100 years of Phi Beta Kappa

Posted in On Campus on December 14, 2011

Denison’s chapter of the nation’s premier academic honorary society held a birthday party on campus to celebrate both its first century and its next one.

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The Quietest Place On The Hill

The quietest place on the hill

Posted in On Campus on October 31, 2011

Come with us for a special Halloween show-and-tell featuring our College Cemetery.

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Hidden In Plain Sight: No Stone Left Unturned

Hidden in plain sight: no stone left unturned

Posted in On Campus on July 13, 2011

What’s bigger than a breadbox, erudite, and looks like it might have been a prop from an episode of Lost?

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The quintet of (L-R) Harry Brisson '11, Aaron Bennett '13, Simon Mont '11, Nathaniel Crawford '14, and Adam Safer '14 perform a new arrangement of the alma mater at the Academic Awards Convo.

‘To Denison’ like you’ve never heard it before

Posted in On Campus on April 28, 2011

As his own graduating gift, Harry Brisson ’11 gives Denison a brand new arrangement of the dear old alma mater.

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