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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The big league


Like any true sports fan, Alex Kaufman ’17 speaks in inspirational quotes. His favorite lately? “You create your own luck.” This is a philosophy that has worked particularly well for him during the past couple weeks when he interviewed ESPN

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Getting silly with Steve


It’s not news. It’s not life-changing. But it’s Spring Break, so here’s some silly fun with Steve Carell ’84 chatting with Jimmy Fallon about his new movie, his first date, and his gig as a DJ on WDUB Radio at

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Keynes in context

Keynes In Context

Last fall, Brad Bateman, Denison’s provost and a professor of economics, and Roger Backhouse, an economic historian at the University of Birmingham in England, published an op-ed in the New York Times, calling out the folly of fellow economists, especially

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‘Sapphire’ Steve Carell ’84 gives a shout-out to campus radio station

'Sapphire' Steve Carell Gives Shout-Out To Campus Radio Station

Maybe your summer job has been keeping you out of circulation, or maybe a vacation at the lake has provided some welcome respite, but unless you’ve been under a rock for the last couple of weeks, you know that Steve

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Photo Credits: Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

‘The Diplomacy of a Good Sport’

The Diplomacy of a Good Sport

This week, ESPN President George Bodenheimer ’80 was the featured interviewee of “The Monday Interview” in London’s Financial Times. (To read the article, you can go to www.ft.com and register for free limited access to the publication.) Written by Matthew

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Written By: Emily Hopcian '12

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

Hanukkah Lights

Margot Singer, assistant professor of English and award-winning author

An NPR holiday tradition for two decades, Hanukkah Lights presents fiction to celebrate and illuminate the holiday season — moving tales of discovery and reconciliation, the persistence of hope and the promise of undimmed light. This year’s program features “Finding

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Islamic economics & the Iranian Revolution

Sohrab Behdad, professor of economics

Economics professor Sohrab Behdad recently appeared on Amsterdam’s Radio Zamaneh to discuss the recent history of Iran’s economy. Behdad, the co-author of Class and Labor in Iran: Did the Revolution Matter?, discussed the Iranian Revolution of 1979 and the subsequent

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