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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Follow the leaders


Each year as seniors enter the last half of their last semester, the faint sound of ceremonial marching music growing closer, Denison pauses to recognize those who have made lasting impacts on campus. The Distinguished Leadership Award is bestowed upon

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Change starts here


It made sense to have Adam Weinberg give the welcoming address at this year’s GLCA Students of Color Leadership Conference, not simply because he is Denison’s president and the conference was held on the DU campus, but also because of

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Photo Credits: Mark Anthony Arceño, Patrick Smith

Posse pride

Abdi Ali ’13 is one of four Posse Scholars highlighted in a recent article from the Boston Posse Quarterly.

Denison has been partnering with the Posse Foundation since 2000 when it welcomed its first class of Scholars from Chicago. Now, as the college enters its ninth year with Posse Boston, a Posse Boston Quarterly article took a look at

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Photo Credits: Hung Tran ’15

Vote of confidence

Vote of Confidence

A few years ago, Ana Morales ’14 came across a team of little boys in her Lawrence, Mass., neighborhood who were selling lemonade. Every day, after the lemonade stand closed, the leader of the group would count the cash and

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Photo Credits: Lia Windt '16

Lauding leadership

Honoring Leadership

Every year, Denison recognizes a group of graduating seniors who have demonstrated exemplary leadership and service to the college through their involvement in student 
organizations, in co-curricular activities, on the residential education staff, and as scholars, artists and athletes. At

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Former AG tapped to lead state’s university system

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

On March 14, Jim Petro ’70 will add another title to his impressive résumé. The former auditor and attorney general of Ohio has just been named as the new chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents, the top leadership position

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Photo Credits: Cincinnati.com

With a healthy disregard for the impossible

With a Healthy Disregard for the Impossible

In the week leading up to this semester, 70 students and a handful of faculty facilitators retreated to snowy Salt Fork State Park for Denison’s 10th annual LeaderShape Institute. For six intense days, through dialogue, teamwork, and introspection, the students

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