Jul 18
2014
PRNewswire

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, has named John Faraci '72 as the CEO of the year. Faraci was praised for his leadership, vision and strategic accomplishment.

Jul 16
2014
Recycling Today

Tricia Rooney Alden '91 was a mere 23 years old when she started R4 Services. After graduating from Denison University in Ohio, she worked for a Chicago public relations firm on a number of grassroots campaigns before launching her own business serving records storage needs in Chicago and beyond.

Jul 15
2014
Newark Advocate

Denison's new trustees are Jeremy Flug '83 co-chairman of Gulftech International in Denver and Stephen Polk '78, president and chief executive officer of Highgate LLC. Carlos Macial Netos, a member of the Denison class of 2014, has been appointed to serve a two-year term as a representative for the student body and recent graduates.

Jul 15
2014
Newark Advocate

Ronald Santoni, professor emeritus at Denison University and internationally recognized scholar of Jean-Paul Sartre, recently was honored at a prestigious national conference on existentialism for his extensive scholarship on the philosophy of Sartre, one of the most influential and controversial figures of the 20th Century.

Jul 8
2014
Inside Higher Ed

A native of Germany herself, Gabriele Dillmann has recognized that it can be difficult to create equal exchanges between her students and students in her home country. Inside Higher Ed reported on the results.

Jul 6
2014
Newark Advocate

Perry Robinson, director for admissions at Denison, has worked hard to maintain enrollment at Denison, which has remained fairly constant over the past five years despite demographic challenges.

Jul 4
2014
NPR

Urban Prep Academy in Chicago sends 100 percent of their graduating class to college. The class valedictorian, Steven Clark, is heading to Denison and plans to major in psychology and grad school before starting his own business. and says that “There are more positive images of black men in real life than you see on television.”

Jul 1
2014
Brunswick Sun Journal

Crossing genders to portray Matt Damon in Mindy Kaling's satire “Matt & Ben,” Meghan McGuire '17, is enjoying her experience in her hometown Brunswick Theatre.

The two-person play is the story of Hollywood best friends Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, before J-Lo, before Gwyneth, before Oscar. When the screenplay for “Good Will Hunting” falls from the ceiling of Affleck’s apartment, the boys and their friendship are tested.

Jun 27
2014
Wicked Local

Alina Rivera '18, knows how to overcome obstacles to achieve her goals. The class valedictorian from Rosindale, Mass. nursed her mother through breast cancer in high school as she studied to become the first person in her family to attend college. She will attend Denison this fall as a Posse student with a full tuition scholarship from the college.

Jun 16
2014
Business Wire

Marc Lautenbach '83, just named to the board of the Campbell Soup Company, has been president and chief executive officer of Pitney Bowes, Inc. since December 2012. Under his leadership, Pitney Bowes is diversifying its portfolio beyond its core mailing business and moving into adjacent growth areas, such as digital commerce.

Jun 16
2014
New York Times

For nearly 60 years, Francis Foster '53 worked with publishers like Scribner’s and Knopf before joining Farrar, Straus and Giroux, where she founded Frances Foster Books in 1995. Her imprint published a dozen books annually and is still releasing new titles. Among other titles, Foster edited “Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator” (1972), a sequel to “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”

Jun 14
2014
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Golzar Meamar '16, has friends at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where a shooting recently occurred, but she hesitated to contact those friends after the shooting. Read her essay in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette to find out why.

Jun 9
2014
Columbus Dispatch

Cheryl McFarren, assistant professor of theatre, is making her Columbus stage debut as sinister Sister Walburga in “The Divine Sister,” a campy parody about a life in a convent, featuring a Mother Superior actor in drag.

Jun 3
2014
NVDaily.com

Caring for baby screech owls and other wildlife orphans is part of Sara Wilkes '15 daily routine at her summer internship with the Blue Ridge Wildlife Center in Virginia. The Texas native and biology major wanted to work with wildlife this summer and will have a hand in looking after more than 1,000 orphaned animals.

Jun 1
2014
Newark Advocate

After months of in the hospital, hard work, hours of physical therapy and many late nights doing schoolwork, Janet Gregory has set her course to Denison to pursue an environmental studies degree.

May 31
2014
The Posse Foundation, Inc.

Beza Ayalew '09, previously a McNair Scholar and a Fulbright Scholarship recipient, is now an APTR public health practice and policy fellow at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.

May 31
2014
Newark Advocate

Denison University became the first Ohio school to join the national Food Recovery Network, taking leftover dining hall food and, rather than tossing it, donating it to area agencies that fight hunger.

May 31
2014
Newark Advocate

Operation Move Out is a collaboration between the Alford Center, facilities services and the Denison Community Association. It works basically like a free store: Denison collects the items then families and agencies take whatever they want.

May 29
2014
MSNBC

Ana Morales '14, has just graduated and she is already making herself known as someone to watch in politics.

May 24
2014
Newark Advocate

Bluegrass is more of an oral tradition, but Allen Schwartz '70 said he hopes his paintings will help create a tangible legacy for the next generation of musicians.

May 20
2014
Newark Advocate

Denison University honored two professors, Catherine Dollard and Nestor Matthews, with the prestigious Charles A. Brickman teaching excellence award at the college’s Academic Awards Convocation April 25 in Swasey Chapel.

May 20
2014
Newark Advocate

Denison University honored four professors with named chairs and professorships at the college’s Academic Awards Convocation held on April 25, in Swasey Chapel.

May 19
2014
Granville Sentinel

521 members of the Class of 2014 marched past their professors to take their seats in front of a packed house Saturday at Denison University’s Mitchell Center.

May 13
2014
Newark Advocate

Denison students Linna Zhou, Steven Barber, Sanjana Puskoor and Ashley Bartreau helped residents of Licking County to prepare their taxes. The work they do significantly impacted the lives of these families, helping them apply for refunds that could be as much as 30 to 40 percent of their annual income.

May 13
2014
Newark Advocate

As Denison lax enter's the Elite Eight NCAA championships, Coach Caravana says, “It’s always a special treat, being able to coach your son.” In his 21st year at Denison with 221 wins, a .737 winning percentage and 13 appearances in the NCAA round of eight with two Final Four berths, Carvana has a lot to be thankful for.