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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Sweet charity & medieval guilt

Sweet Charity & Medieval Guilt

Adam Davis is a historian whose research causes him to straddle centuries on a daily basis. Now, the associate professor has received a yearlong fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to dig deeper into the 12th and 13th

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Summer Scholars—all year long

Summer Scholars—All Year Long

It feels a bit like a lab experiment, from a mouse perspective. In Curtis Veggie, the partitions rise maze-like, almost to the ceiling. The aisles are crowded with milling students and faculty. You turn, and turn, the passages winding around,

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More than just gossip

More Than Just Gossip

Q & A with Summer Scholar Alyssa Howard-Tripp ’13: What’s the title of your research? “Spoken Stories, Muted Messengers: Reassessing Celebrity Gossip and the Feminine Voice.” How are you approaching the topic? My project started when I noticed a similarity

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Radio is dead?

'Radio is dead!'

Q & A with Summer Scholar Katie Woods ’13: What’s the title of your research? “‘Radio Is Dead!’ An Investigation of Historical and Contemporary Audio Drama in the United States and Britain.” How are you approaching the topic? My project

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A fall harvest of summer research

A Fall Harvest of Summer Research

Each fall, the campus is treated to three special events that highlight the work of Summer Scholars at Denison. Scores of students stay on campus for a minimum of 10 weeks each summer and work in close collaboration with faculty

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Getting lost in lost books

Jordan Kurker-Mraz '14, advised by Tim Hofmeister, Classics

Q & A with Summer Scholar Jordan Kurker-Mraz ’14: What’s the title of your research? “The Classics Postmodern Age and Culture: Questions of Relevance and Regard” What’s the story behind the idea? I was drawn to it when I read

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‘I Want to Look American!’

I Want To Look American

Q & A with Summer Scholar Taiyangzhi “Rebecca” Zhou ’13: What’s the title of your research? “‘I Want to Look American!’ Analysis of American Fashion Industry and its Future in China.” What’s the story behind the idea? I’ve always enjoyed fashion

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No lab coat required!

No Lab Coat Required

Since the Summer Scholars Program began in 1993, hundreds of students have devoted their summers not to sunnin’ and funnin,’ but to weeks and weeks of independent research on campus. And the majority of that research, even two decades after

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