2015

Oct 7
2015
d3football.com

Last year, DuShawn Brown '16 became the first receiver to earn the NCAC’s Offensive Player of the Year award. And he's looking to top his record-setting performance.

Oct 6
2015
Columbus Dispatch

4 and 0, the numbers tell the story of Denison footballs best season start since 1985.

Oct 5
2015
Columbus Dispatch

As Denison's Homestead approaches 40 years, a look at today's alternative living experience, and its lasting impact on students, faculty and the campus.

Oct 2
2015
Pittsburgh Post Gazette

For Jewell Porter '16, initial disappointment led to the right college choice for her. Read what she has to say in this editorial in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, where Porter interned last summer.

Sep 28
2015
Columbus Dispatch

Denison football player Luke Romick '16, has given more than 1,000 hours of service to the Thirst Project and earned a place on the Allstate Good Works Team. Vote for him on the ESPN website to win the Team Captain spot.

Sep 24
2015
Cleveland.com

A new report by the Education Trust states Denison's Pell Grant students are well-supported and graduate at high rates — the second highest in the state.

Sep 22
2015
Newark Advocate

The Denison Museum is offering “Through Darkness to Light: Seeking Freedom on the Underground Railroad,” an exhibition by photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales, continuing through Nov. 13.

Sep 21
2015
Dayton Daily News

A football player and an environmental science and communications major, Luke Romick '16 was cited for his participation and leadership in the Third Thirst Project, a nonprofit that focuses on bringing clean water wells to developing countries.

Sep 21
2015
Huffington Post

Great mentorship from the entire community — from faculty and staff to student peers — builds a foundation for students thrive on during their college years and beyond.

Sep 20
2015
Butler Eagle

The Question? “What member of the Denison Class of 2016 will be on Jeopardy Tuesday night?” The answer: “Religion major Dylan Parson, from Slippery Rock, Pa.”

Sep 20
2015
L.A. Times

L.A. Times reviewer Jonathan Farmer examines English Professor David Baker's latest book, “Scavenger Loop.” The award-winning poet's new offering links academic/scientific language with experiential/personal observations.

Sep 17
2015
Newark Advocate

After his day at Denison ends at 3 p.m., Rob Moran moves on to any number of Newark schools facilities. During the fall, he assists with concessions at White Field, runs the clock for middle school and Junior ’Cats football games, and takes tickets for varsity football games.

Sep 16
2015
Newark Advocate

Rick Karban, professor of entomology at University of California-Davis, spoke of the necessity for plants to communicate and what triggers that communication.

Sep 15
2015
Kane County Chronicle

Former member of the Denison swimming and diving team, Darius Grigaliunas '00, went on to swim in the Olympics representing Lithuania and now is a successful businessman in St. Charles, Ill.

Sep 12
2015
The Missoulian

Regional Director for the Montana Conservation Corps Cliff Kipp '99 also leads the effort to complete a Montana trail system that will connect Herron Park and Foy’s Lake with Blacktail Mountain.

Sep 11
2015
Chief Investment Officer

Adele Gorrilla, Denison's chief investment officer, is a finalist for the Chief Investment Officer Industry Innovation Awards, which recognize the most innovation asset managers in the industry.

Sep 9
2015
Newark Advocate

In her volunteer work as a hospice aide, biology major Wendy Geslewitz '16 may read the newspaper to a patient, assist with eating, or just chat — whatever is needed, whatever the day brings to someone on the edge of life.

Sep 6
2015
Columbus Dispatch

Nannette Maciejunes '75, executive director of the Columbus Museum of Art, spearheaded the raising of $93 million for the Columbus Museum of Art, allowing for a new wing and restoration and renovation of the venerable museum.

Sep 2
2015
Newark Advocate

An effective and popular teacher, a topnotch jazz trumpeter and the inspiration for a major Hollywood movie, Dominick Consolo, Emeritus Professor of English at Denison University, passed away on Aug. 28 at the age of 93.

Sep 2
2015
Columbus Dispatch

The way-back machine takes up to 1951 and Coach Woody Hayes, Denison Class of 1935, moves to OSU from Miami.

Sep 1
2015
Columbus Dispatch

Ohio State’s spread offense includes fundamental elements of the single wing, a strategy who's truest disciple was Denison Coach Keith Piper.

Aug 28
2015
Newark Advocate

The Denison Museum will debut “Through Darkness to Light: Seeking Freedom on the Underground Railroad”, an exhibition by photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales, beginning Sept. 10, and continuing through Nov. 13.

Aug 28
2015
Newark Advocate

Denison University's Vail Series announces the 2015-2016 season of visiting artists, beginning with the Dafra Kura Band from Burkina Faso, and continuing with Rising Stars of the Metropolitan Opera and jazz violinist Regina Carter in the fall of 2015. Vocalist Cyrille Aimée and contemporary-classical quartet ETHEL will complete the series in the spring of 2016.

Aug 27
2015
Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Adam Schreck '09 is putting his communication and theatre knowledge to work as a performer in Chicago's Second City — the same venue that launched Steve Carell '84.

Aug 27
2015
NPR

Biology major Laurel Symes '07, an evolutionary biologist at Dartmouth College, has spent much of her professional life studying crickets.

Aug 26
2015
Newark Advocate

Bob Malcuit, professor emeritus of geosciences, has been developing a 'moon capture' theory for more than 40 years - and it is gaining admirers.

Aug 17
2015
Photonics.com

A pioneer in the use of adaptive optics to improve human sight, University of Rochester professor David Williams '75 has received the 2015 Beckman-Argyros Award in Vision Research.

Aug 14
2015
Mansfield News Journal

Corey Fergus '11 finds that his success in racing Porsches on the weekends, leads to more success when he sells the cars on his weekday job.

Aug 14
2015
Reuters

Republican Former Sen. Richard Lugar '54 and Democrat former Sen. J. Bennett Johnston have weighed in on the proposed Iranian nuclear plan.

Aug 13
2015
WalletHub

Fadhel Kaboub, Associate professor of economics and president of the Binzagr Institute discusses poverty and it long-term effects on children and adults in an interview on WalletHub.

Aug 12
2015
ThisWeekNews

The Pete Mills Quartet, led by Denison music faculty Pete Mills, will jazz up the audience at a concert in Columbus. Mills will share the origin of many of the songs on his playlist.

Aug 11
2015
Huffington Post

College is anchored by relationships, values, experiences and learning to think for yourself, says Denison President Adam Weinberg in a Huffington Post blog about finding success in college.

Jul 28
2015
Twincities.com

Sherlock Holmes ignited the world with his uncanny ability to untangle the Gordian knots of fantastical plots. Screenwriter Jeffrey Hatcher '80 unfolds a new view of the detective to the world in “Mr. Holmes,” starring Ian McKellen.

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 17
2015
Muskegon Chronicle

The newest owner of junior hockey team Muskegon Lumberjacks, Dan Israel '83 is ready to roll up his sleeves and face-off with any obstacles.

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.