Mar 4
2015
Newark Advocate

The newly tenured faculty members at Denison University are Annabel Edwards, Erin Henshaw, Rebecca Kennedy, Erik Klemetti, Diana Mafe, Cheryl McFarren and Heather Rhodes.

Mar 4
2015
Dallas News

Every year, Edelman, the huge public relations firm based in New York, does a survey to gauge how much confidence people have in government, businesses, the media and non-government organizations such as charity groups and world health organizations. Matt Harrington '84, the company’s global chief operating officer is alarmed by this year’s findings.

Mar 3
2015
Newark Advocate

As part of a organizational studies class, Denison students analyzed the potential for downtown Newark businesses to attract more college students.

Mar 3
2015
Newark Advocate

Sarah Kosling '14 will live and work at the community level working to improve food security for rural families in Nepal during her service with Peace Corps. Her possible projects include establishing and maintaining soil and water conservation structures and practices, fruit tree production, fish cultivation, raising trees in small nurseries, apiculture and honey production, livestock health, meat and wool production, range management, vegetable gardening and nutrition education.

Feb 26
2015
Wall Street Journal

With 95% of graduates reporting within the first six months, Denison young alumni report full and part time employment above national averages. Recent graduates respond that 57.2 percent are working full time positions, about 8.5 percent and in part-time positions, just over 15 percent are in graduate school and just over 9 percent are in service opportunities such as Teach for America and Peace Corps.

Feb 25
2015
Newark Advocate

Marcia McNutt, current editor-in-chief of the journal “Science,” will present a lecture, “Geoscience Problem Solving for Sustainability: Focus on Energy;” author and actor Dinah Lenney will speak; and Sevan G. Terzian, a professor of education with the University of Florida, will present “Science Education and Citizenship.”

Feb 24
2015
Salon

In this Salon article, “Lynching epidemic’s reign of terror: A reminder that white lives matter — and black lives do not,” Jack Shuler, associate professor of English, reveals a century-old incident that has echoes in today's headlines about the worth of black lives.

Feb 18
2015
Granville Sentinel

Upcoming events at Denison include former Ohio Attorney General and Chancellor of Education, Jim Petro and his wife Nancy Petro, both members of the Denison class of 1970, will present an issues discussion of their book “False Justice,” and James Carville, political analyst.

Feb 18
2015
Crain's Chicago Business

Susan Whiting '78, a retired Nielsen vice president living in Chicago, has been named chair of the National Women's History Museum in Washington, D.C. “There are families all over the United States who have stories about how women and their families have contributed to American History,” says Whiting.

Feb 15
2015
Crain's Cleveland Business

Chris Quinn '87 wants Step2 Co. to become a recognizable brand name outside Ohio. The toymaking company has done a great job making a name for itself in its backyard, the toymaker's new president and CEO says, but it's going to have to expand beyond state borders if it wants to grow.

 

Feb 15
2015
SwimSwam

Denison University claimed the victory on both the men’s and women’s side of the NCAC championship title for 2015. Their success in the pool – and on the diving boards – garnered them several “of the Year” awards, including both NCAC Newcomer of the Year awards.

Feb 15
2015
Cleveland Plain Dealer

Never mind the five Emmys, the Tony, the Oscar nomination and the small mountain of honorary degrees bestowed on him. On the eve of his 90th birthday, Holbrook reshaping and fine-tuning that granddaddy of one-man shows, “Mark Twain Tonight!

Feb 15
2015
Newark Advocate

Denison is presenting a week of music, dance, poetry, fine arts, theater and even a little "Creative Destruction" in its semi-annual TUTTI Original Works Festival.

Feb 11
2015
USA Today

In a list of “Top Ten Dynamite Day Trips,” USA Today tapped Granville, Ohio, home to Denison, as a place to find “unexpected travel treasures in many small cities near major urban centers.”

Feb 11
2015
Granville Sentinel

The 91-year-old Granville Inn closed early last August for a $9 million renovation, after Denison purchased it in the fall of 2013. The Inn is adding nine new rooms, an elevator, two new kitchens and a new banquet facility, among other items.

Feb 10
2015
Columbus Dispatch

Denison mens’ basketball coach Bob Ghiloni has breakfast with his team captains once a week. He wants to do a check on them and where they are. According to the Columbus Dispatch: “I want to hear what they’re saying and to know where their heads are at,” Ghiloni said. “When we run a motion offense or flex, well, that’s my call. But I’ve given a lot of autonomy to the players. We allow them to coach one another. This isn’t about any one player, but the team.”

Feb 10
2015
Newark Advocate

A Philosophy Coffee, titled “Why Do We Have a Responsibility for the Environment?,” will explore questions surrounding this topic. In addition, an original student production, “The Genital Monologues,” will take place in the coming weeks at the college.

Feb 9
2015
Noozhawk

In his understated, humble way, Steve Carell '84 wowed a sold-out crowd at Santa Barbara’s Arlington Theatre as the Santa Barbara International Film Festival presented him with the Outstanding Performer of the Year Award.

Feb 8
2015
Columbus Dispatch

Former basketball player and captain Kevin Arway '01 is fighting an aggressive brain tumor. The high school basketball coach is working hard to come back to his team, even while he continues to inspire.

Feb 6
2015
Truthout

Denison faculty Jack Shuler writes of the importance of investigating a decades-old massacre. In discussing the Orangeburg massacre of 1968, Shuler writes:

“I found that, no matter whether it was a guardsman or patrolman, a student activist or citizen who was alive then, near to or far from the massacre, they were all touched by those bullets in some way. And when I spoke with archivists, historians, journalists, pastors, community leaders and young college students, those shots were still reverberating for them, too.”

Feb 6
2015
New York Times

Denison's sustainability programs, including its Green Hill Fund, which treats green projects as investments and reinvests the funds in further green projects, were highlighted in a New York Times article by David Bornstein, a thought leader in social innovatoin and sustainability efforts.

Feb 6
2015
Delgazette.com

In an public letter of thanks for his service, Judge Duncan Whitney '64 is lauded for his mentorship, legal advice, and fair treatment in the courtroom.

Feb 5
2015
Newark Advocate

The Ruhks, featuring Don Rigsby, Kenny Smith and Ronnie Bowman, will headline Denison's 11th annual Bluegrass Festival, directed by Andy Carlson and Casey Cook.

Feb 5
2015
Pittsburgh Post Gazette

At 6' 1”, last year's NCAA Newcomer of the Year Jordan Holmes '17, is second in blocks (270), 67 away from the school record, and fourth in rebounds (671), 251 from the record and only 61 away from third place.

Feb 5
2015
Santa Barbera Independent

Oscar nominee Steve Carell '84 opens up in an interview about his chilling portrayal of John Du Pont in 'Foxcatcher,” his career and his future.