Jul 28
2015
artdaily.com

Susan Sayre Batton '81 has been appointed as the Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs at the San Jose Museum where she will work closely with the Museum’s executive director to shape a dynamic exhibition program that advances the full range of SJMA’s artistic mission and achieves high standards for scholarship, creativity, and audience engagement.

Jul 23
2015
Time magazine

Liberal Arts degrees are worth a great deal according to a Time magazine article, which profiles 10 top CEOs with liberal arts degrees. Third on the list is former Disney CEO Michael Eisner '64.

Jul 23
2015
Columbus Biz First

From his days as a student intern, Nick Gesue '01 has risen to become the new CEO of Lancaster Pollard. The company was his first employer out of college – he began working for the investment banking and financial advisory firm while still at Denison.

Jul 22
2015
This Week News

A winner of the international FIRST Lego League robotics championship when he was just a child, Michael Vawter '14 has parlayed his boyhood passion into a thriving Robotics Academy. Now the psychology major is creating a series of videos that anyone around the world can access and learn how to build robots.

Jul 22
2015
The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The foundation created by the entertainment mogul Michael Eisner '64 has begun focusing all of its grants on one theme: promoting programs that bring together young and old people to solve problems. It is thought to be the only philanthropy that is devoted entirely to promoting intergenerational programs.

Jul 21
2015
The Toledo Blade

Erin Saelzler's '05 dream of pressing the Jeopardy buzzer came true this summer and the show is about to air. Her Denison roommate Mandy Poolo '05 who now lives in Las Vegas, supported her friend in the audience during the show taping.

Jul 20
2015
GoUpState.com

Dr. Suzanne Monoghan '75 is a pediatrician who will ride her bike 2,700-miles across the country later this summer to raise awareness for children's health.

Jul 16
2015
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dr. Carrie Kitko '95 will be the director of the Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant Program and the primary investigator on a national multi-center clinical trial investigating extracorporeal photopheresis for the treatment of pediatric acute GVHD and plans to have the study open for patients at Vanderbilt.

Jul 16
2015
Boston Globe

Marc White '80 and his family spend their summers training hundreds of athletes — many of whom go one to become world-class in their fields. An in-depth Boston Globe story tells more.

Jul 14
2015
The Wichita Eagle

Hal Holbrook '48, gave a moving testimony to the talent of his classmate, Dick Welsbacher '48, a retired director of theater at Wichita State University who recently died.

Jul 12
2015
Newark Advocate

A look back in time at Denison Professor of Music Sam Gelfer, born in Minsk and a member of the music faculty at the college for 30 years.

Jul 11
2015
The Nation

‘Genesis: The Awakening’ official launch show of the Mesh Academy of Dance, founded by Umeshi Rajeendra ‘13, will take place in Sri Lanka in July 2015. The concert will present performances by Denison Dance Professor Sandra Mathern and current DU students.

Jul 10
2015
Columbus Dispatch

Not content to rest on his laurels as “Potato Salad Guy,” Zach Brown '05 is kicking off a new wacky campaign - and his supporters will receive a “Jet Ski you can carry in a pocket.”

Jul 8
2015
Salon

In this article published by Salon, Denison English Professor Jack Shuler recounts his South Carolina childhood in the context of racism and the Confederate flag.

Jul 7
2015
Columbus Biz First

JP Morgan Chase & Co. will award a $125,000 grant to Rev1 Ventures, the Columbus technology incubator and investing hub headed by Rick Coplin '85. The grant will go toward its First Connect program that helps entrepreneurs find mentors, investors and customers among large corporations in Central Ohio.

Jul 6
2015
The Peninsula News

Former Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro '70 and his wife, Nancy Bero Petro '70, co-authors of “False Justice – Eight Myths that Convict the Innocent,” will lecture on the topic of wrongful conviction at Lakeside Chautauqua.

Jul 1
2015
The Baltimore Sun

Psychology professor finds Pixar's movie “Inside Out” a good way to talk to children about emotions.

Jun 30
2015
Salon

Professor Jack Shuler in Salon article exploring history behind the Charleston massacre.

Jun 30
2015
History News Network

Professor Karen Graves on HNN on history of shameful treatment for LGBT teachers

Jun 30
2015
The Washington Post

Huckabee's attack on Supreme Court topic of Professor Paul Djupe article in WashPo.

Jun 29
2015
Newark Advocate

Laura Meek has been named the new director of financial aid at Denison University.

Jun 28
2015
Sunday Times of Sri Lanka

Pulling from her dance background acquired at Denison, Umeshi Rajeendra '13 has established the Mesh Academy of Dance in Sri Lanka. “My vision is to provide a platform from which dancers can grow and meet international standards. By doing so, I hope many more will pursue dance education and put Sri Lanka on the dance map of the world.”

Jun 22
2015
West Virgnia Gazette

Ann Magnuson '78 draws on her West Virginia childhood for her new show, “Weird, Wild & Wonderful: Ann Magnuson presents An Evening of SurRURALism,” an artform that combines surrealism with rural themes.

Jun 17
2015
Newark Advocate

Grant Jones '88 is inducted into the Capital One Academic All-America Hall of Fame.

Jun 17
2015
Huffington Post

Richard Berman, Denison's director for career exploration and development, has a host of good financial planning ideas for recent graduates. A recent Huffington Post article quotes Berman: "If you know you'll have monthly student loan payments for a while, try not to take on additional debt. Credit card debt, mortgages and car loans will keep grads from saving or being flexible throughout their 20s."