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Reptile find

Posted in Beyond Campus on February 12, 2016

Grant Adams ’11 never expected to make a discovery in herpetology when he joined the Peace Corps.

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Most distinguished

Posted in Academics & Research on March 19, 2015

The 2015 Distinguished Leaders are acknowledged for the impact they’ve had on campus and the promise they hold for their new communities.

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A mover and a shaker

Posted in On Campus on January 6, 2015

Enterprising sophomore Edward Bailey makes a connection between walking and talking.

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American pie

Posted in On Campus on November 21, 2014

Denison’s Food Recovery Network chapter makes sure giving and gratitude happen every day.

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From farm to fork

Posted in On Campus on September 26, 2014

A lesson in locavore eating brings seasonal variety and resourceful sourcing.

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A summer in Senegal

Posted in Beyond Campus on July 2, 2014

Grace Bachmann ’17 is spending her summer working to bring clean water to a remote village in Senegal thanks to a Davis Project for Peace prize.

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A Day of Thought and Inspiration

A day of thought and inspiration

Posted in On Campus on March 5, 2014

TEDxDenisonU speakers share their ideas of “Real Utopias.”

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The frog scientist

Posted in Academics & Research on February 25, 2014

Tyrone Hayes, a biologist from UC Berkley, shares his personal story—and some public health concerns.

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Anything grows

Posted in Beyond Campus on February 21, 2014

Lia Crosby ’13 and Shane Richmond ’13 are pushing their local food mission—and helping the community along the way.

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A Denison student discusses her work with eco-entrepreneur Majora Carter, who presented "Real Utopias: From Dreams to Practice" in Swasey last night as part of the Spectrum Series.

Dreams can come true

Posted in On Campus on September 13, 2013

Majora Carter, the first speaker in this year’s Spectrum Series, showed Denison that utopias really are possible.

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So, what’s new?

Posted in On Campus on August 29, 2013

A guide to all the latest around campus

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Planting Hope

Planting hope

Posted in Beyond Campus on August 8, 2013

Each summer a trio of Denison students teams up with local teens to grow a stronger community.

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What’s in a number?

Posted in Academics & Research on July 30, 2013

Al Weik ’14 has spent his summer counting and studying shells to show the impact humans have had on the natural world.

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I Love Granville

‘I Love Granville’

Posted in Beyond Campus on March 28, 2013

The Sustainability Fellows have just launched a new campaign, ‘I Love Granville,’ to encourage folks to think global and buy local.

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We Got The Gold

Ebaugh’s golden

Posted in On Campus on September 13, 2012

Denison’s revamped Ebaugh Laboratories scores a gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

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Living The Green Life

Living the green life

Posted in On Campus on September 4, 2012

An ambitious new sustainability program has been planted at Denison and it’s already growing strong.

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Bricks and Mortar

Bricks and mortar

Posted in On Campus on May 11, 2012

Everything’s taking shape at two important expansion and renovation projects. See how Mitchell and Chamberlin are coming right along.

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Denison's Tallest Residents

Denison’s tallest residents

Posted in On Campus on April 24, 2012

Maybe you’ve walked right by them, or maybe you’ve stopped to notice, but the trees here are gorgeous. Now this Tree Campus USA has an arboretum.

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Environmental Studies: It's An Art

Environmental studies: It’s an art

Posted in On Campus on October 7, 2011

Abram Kaplan steps out of the classroom and into the Ohio farmscape. See how he documents his journey in a series of art installations on campus.

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It's What's for Dinner

It’s what’s for dinner

Posted in On Campus on September 23, 2011

Eating your vegetables is more fun than ever as local foods shine in the dining halls.

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Denison in the Blogosphere (5/20/11)

Denison in the Blogosphere (5/20/11)

Posted in Beyond Campus on May 20, 2011

We’ve got baseball, coffee, and children’s literature.

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Manny Horsford '13, Anna Farrell '13, and Nicki Jimenez '12 dig a permanent home outside Curtis Hall for one of the cherry trees planted on Monday. Matt Dunn, marketing manager for Sodexo, and Jeremy King, Denison’s sustainability coordinator, provided the trees, a couple of shovels, and some digging assistance.

Talk about eating local

Posted in On Campus on May 3, 2011

Students will be able to pick their own healthy snacks when new cherry trees on campus begin to bear fruit.

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Earth Week In Motion

Earth Week in motion

Posted in On Campus on April 22, 2011

Earth Week goes wild with film, music, dance, planting, blogging, even a Trashion Show.

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The Real Impact Of ‘No Impact’

The real impact of ‘No Impact’

Posted in Academics & Research on April 20, 2011

For Earth Week, environmental studies students put theory into practice–and blog about it.

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The new water bottle filling station on the first floor of Barney-Davis

Fill it up

Posted in On Campus on March 31, 2011

Now it’s ridiculously easy to NEVER buy bottled water again.

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Gaga For Garbage

Gaga for garbage

Posted in On Campus on March 17, 2011

Denison has a plan for improving its trash and recycling efforts, and Scott Barrett is the one to get it done.

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One Treed Hill

One treed hill

Posted in On Campus on February 23, 2011

Denison has been awarded Tree Campus USA recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation.

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Carrie Brownstein, Jason Sudeikis and Fred Armisen in 'Portlandia' / Photo by Scott Green/IFC

Homestead roots on ‘Portlandia’ farm

Posted in Beyond Campus on February 4, 2011

You know that farm featured on the new IFC show “Portlandia”? Yep, that’s run by three Homstead alums.

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What's cooking at Ebaugh?

What’s cooking at Ebaugh?

Posted in On Campus on January 26, 2011

Check out the progress on the new chem building—it’s a recipe for 21st century teaching and learning.

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When a Green Pool is Something to Strive for...

When is a green swimming pool a good thing?

Posted in On Campus on January 20, 2011

Green is the word as construction continues on the new and improved home of Big Red athletics.

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Poker Face

Poker face

Posted in Beyond Campus on December 27, 2010

Environmental engineer Shellie Miller ’00 had to keep a secret about her prestigious award from the White House. Here’s why…

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Saving Water, One Drop At A Time

Saving water, one drop at a time

Posted in On Campus on December 16, 2010

Students save 10,000 gallons of water, while staying as clean and well-hydrated as ever.

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Deep Roots

Deep roots

Posted in On Campus on November 23, 2010

As A-Quad loses some of its faithful old sugar maples, a new stand of native trees take their place on The Hill.

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It's official

It’s official

Posted in On Campus on October 19, 2010

Hard hats abound as Denison’s leaders break ground for new natatorium and athletics facility.

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Making a Splash

Making a splash

Posted in Academics & Research on October 14, 2010

Biology majors Jennifer Clemmer ’11 and Eliza Miller ’11 go knee-deep into Denison’s ponds, looking for clues to understand the ecosystem’s delicate balance.

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Breaking New Ground for the Big Red

Breaking new ground for the Big Red

Posted in On Campus on October 1, 2010

Denison has broken ground on a $38.5 million renovation and expansion of its athletics and recreation facilities.

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Bill Clapp (second human from right), district manager for the Sodexo foodservices company that serves Denison, pictured at the Knox County Fair in Mount Vernon, Ohio.

Whole hog for local farming

Posted in Beyond Campus on September 2, 2010

Denison visits the Knox County Fair to show its support for local agriculture and Ohio farming families.

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