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Denison University’s exceptional people and programs often appear in print and digital news publications around the world. Below are a few examples.
Denison men's basketball is off to an undefeated, 6-0 start, beating 11th-ranked Wooster and now in top 25 Division III rankings.
“Shameless Light,” by associate professor Sheilah Wilson and partner Dani Leventhal, is part poetry, part video and drawings and part stage performance.
Denison University senior post Jett Speelman has been named North Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the second consecutive week.
Matt Hamachek '03 edited, co-produced, and co-wrote the documentary “Amanda Knox,” which will be screened, followed by a Q & A with Hamachek.
George Bodenheimer '80, former CEO of ESPN, is now focused on funding cancer research through the V Foundation.
Assistant Professor Laura Russell shares her observations on gratitude and how to look at our gifts through a fresh perspective.
Matt Hubbard '01 has won a regional Emmy for directing and editing “We're the Shazzbots.”
Veterans from World War II and Korean conflict honored during a moving Veterans Day service featuring Prof. Andy Sterrett and the French Legion of Honor.
Senator Richard Lugar '54, member of the Denison Board of Trustees, has been chosen as recipient of the Fulbright Prize for International Understanding.
The newest Wall Street Journal college and university rankings place Denison among the top-10 in the Midwest
Denison Theatre presents “The Traveller Returned,” a revival of a play by the first woman playwright in the U.S.A. — and still surprisingly relevant.
“The Last Arcade,” a film by Kurt Vincent '06 explores the lost culture of old-school arcades.
Assistant Professor of Political Science Heather Pool was interviewed about the recent election on the NPR program “All Sides with Ann Fisher.”
Denison and Granville-area veterans from World War II and the Korean conflict were honored at a special Veterans Day service at Swasey Chapel.
Conductor Daniel Meyer '94 wowed the crowds in Fresno with a “rousing concert.”
Asso. Prof. and Director of the Lisska Center, Margot Singer also is an author whose prize-winning novel, “Underground Fugue” will be published in 2017.
Assistant Professor Sam Cowling primarily focuses his work in metaphysics and the philosophy of science. Read more about his work and his favorite movies.
50 years ago Joanne Bath '57 introduced the Suzuki method of teaching music to Greenville, N.C. The success of her students is testament to her gifts.
Research by Paul Djupe, associate professor at Denison, indicates that evangelicals are willing to set aside concerns about Donald Trump's moral character.
A champion for alternative scheduling to attract, retain and develop workers, Amy Judge-Prein '89 is named 2016 Woman of Influence.
Dr. Jeanette Marlow '43, past president of the American Association of University Women, became a doctor at a time when few women were entering the field.
Dr. Kimberly Becher '02 has been named “Rural Health Care Provider of the Year” and was presented with her award by W.V. Senator Shelley Moore Capito.
Prof. Andy Sterrett will receive the French Legion d' Honneur at a special Veterans Day service. Profs. Gamble and Joseph also will be honored.
Denison will further its commitment to sustainability with a solar array, replacing 15% of the college's energy needs and reducing its carbon footprint.
In a Columbus CEO profile, author Jason Barger '98 says “we create a culture that takes whatever it is [businesses] are doing and makes it even better.”
Denison VP for Enrollment Greg Sneed says many skills, including grit, determination and leadership, make students successful in college and life.
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, AASHE, has recognized Denison for its achievements in sustainability.
The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park was the inspiration for the Stephen King classic “The Shining” and continues to inspire owner John Cullen '85 today.
The excellence of Denison's Knowlton Center for Career Preparation was recognized by Jeff Selingo in an article about colleges and careers.
William G. Bowen '55, life trustee, author, thought leader, former president of Princeton University and the Mellon Foundation, has died.
Jeffrey Masten '86, professor of English and gender and sexuality at Northwestern, delivers a lecture about Christopher Marlowe at Cornell.
Dee Salukombo '12, Olympian and refugee from the Congo, spoke to a Youngstown, Ohio, town hall meeting about his gratitude as a welcomed refugee.
Professor Suzanne Condray was tapped for her expertise on Victoria Woodhull for an article about the first female presidential candidate.
Brian Wills '92, with Denison degrees in English and political science and a Master of Arts at Harvard, has opened his first Paris solo show.
“The Piano Lesson,” a Pulitzer-prize winning play by August Wilson, opens at Denison and gets rave reviews.
Hal Holbrook '48 began his career presenting the wit and wisdom of Mark Twain on the Denison stage, He continues to bring Twain's relevance to audiences.
Cinema major Mat McCabe '88 has a 25-year career mostly in fashion and advertising photographer, and he has worked with Heidi Klum for more than 10 years.
Nominated three times for the Nobel Peace Prize, Tony Hall ’64 continues his life's work in helping the hungry.
Denison artist-in-residence Jeni Hansen Gard brings together Denison, Granville and Newark communities.
How clubs, conflict, and campus life prepare students for real world success: Denison President Adam Weinberg in The Huffington Post.
Higher Ed thought leader Harry Boyte profiles Adam Weinberg in the Huffington Post.
The new documentary, “Amanda Knox,” co-written by Matt Hamachek '03 has had rave reviews from The New York Times and WSJ- check it out on Netflix.
Tom Atha '05 has renovated the former Crystal Ballroom in Newark. The grand reopening for newly christened Thirty-One West Ballroom takes place Oct. 4-8.
Professor Emeritus Andy Sterrett will receive the French Legion of Honor in a ceremony at Swasey Chapel on Veteran's Day, Nov. 11.
Denison and Granville enjoy a mutually beneficial relationship: Granville enhances the student experience, Denison provides millions to the local economy.
Denison President Adam Weinberg's thought leadership on civic agency is noted in this article by Harry Boyte.
Committed to making college affordable to middle and working-class families, Denison offers a new scholarship for students from Columbus schools.
In his work with the community, Prof. Joe Reczek mentors an award-winning science fair team that will head to the national championships.
Matt Theby '03 is profiled in this Evansville, Indiana 20 Under 40 list.
Chicago improv and sketch performer Alex Moffat '04 joins the cast of Saturday Night Live for its upcoming 42nd season.
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