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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Mystery in the Sierra Nevada

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  There’s an ancient mystery hidden in the wild Sierra Nevada Mountains, buried layers-deep below the earth, yet to be uncovered and brought to the surface. It’s not the plot of an old spaghetti Western; it’s the recent experience of

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Written By: Jillian Koval '16

Even sparrows in the prairies do it

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The way she tells the story, it wasn’t a decision. One of junior Sarah Winnicki’s  first words was robin; the first Christmas present she requested was binoculars; she joined the state-wide conservation group Ohio Young Birders Club in middle school,

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Doobie’s man down under

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If you’ve been paying attention to the Doobie’s web site lately, you might have noticed that Denison’s student-run radio station has been getting exclusive interviews with prominent musical acts from Australia and New Zealand. It all started a few days

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Written By: Rachel Morrison '15

Rethinking global education

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When President Adam Weinberg gave a talk as part of the Global Studies Seminar earlier this month, he started by debunking the myth that the idea of studying abroad began in American colleges and universities. In truth, the idea of

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Photo Credits: Hung Tran ’15

More than a meal

More Than A Meal

The maestro casaro (master cheesemaker) at the small cooperative in the fields outside of Parma, Italy, had just come back from his vacation. It was only the second one he had been able to take in 35 years of making

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A love letter to Senegal

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This month, as many of our students are heading off campus to study abroad, we take a look back at a journey Alexa Dorris ’12 took last year to Senegal. “They always tell you that you’ll change when you go

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Denison in the Blogosphere (10/6/11)

Denison in the blogosphere (10/6/11)

We’re always hunting down interesting Denison-related content on the interwebs, and, periodically, we share the best of this content with you on TheDEN. In today’s fix of Denisonia, we’re traveling off the Hill and out of the country to catch

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The plight of the refugee

The plight of the refugee

As a Fulbright English teaching assistant during the last school year in Amman, Jordan, I thought I would miss the Hill, but the pain of leaving Granville was eased with a busy schedule and new adventures. In addition to teaching,

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Written By: Betsy Fisher '10

Scholarship in far-away places

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Joining a long list of previous Denison scholars, eight students will dot the globe in the coming months, having earned competitive international scholarships to teach and conduct research in an assortment of academic areas. Backed by the Gilpatrick Center for

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The brush strokes of reconciliation

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Early this year, Erin Saul ’11 traveled across the Atlantic to work at a peace and reconciliation center in Northern Ireland. Much of her time was spent working with the people of Ireland, but in the quiet moments, she found

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Where ‘more’ isn’t always better

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At first glance, Buddhism and economic development might not be words that automatically go together, but as you speak with Rachel Mattingly ’11, the fog slowly clears. Mattingly, who is from Avon, Ind., began researching the Buddhist perspective on human

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