Apr 1
2014
Saudi Gazette

In a way, the unemployment situation in Saudi Arabia is similar to that experienced by many Arab countries. Nearly half the Arab population is below the age of 30. The so-called demographic “youth bulge” represents a significant logistical challenge for the labor market, but it is also a tremendous opportunity to tap into this massive pool of talent and energy that young Saudi men and women have,” says Fadhel Kaboub in an interview regarding the employment economy of Saudi Arabia.

Mar 28
2014
Cleveland Plain Dealer

April is National Poetry Month and to celebrate it, David Baker will read from his poetry at events in Cleveland, Minneapolis, New York and Kansas City. The professor of English and Thomas B. Fordham Chair of Creative Writing at Denison has written 15 books and contributed to American Poetry Review, Atlantic Monthly, the New Yorker and other publications. He has been awarded fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Society of America.

Mar 23
2014
Newark Advocate

The health and vitality of Granville, Newark and all of Licking County have an impact on Denison University. Likewise, the college is beneficial to the area. Denison President Adam Weinberg presents opportunities in which Denison can positively influence the local community.

Mar 21
2014
Columbus Biz First

“Civic innovation is catalyst movement using new methods and technology to build a stronger city,” says Reese Neader '10. Forge has three prongs, planning comprehensive mass transit, a co-working space and a pilot project for crowdfunded microlending organization Kiva.

Mar 18
2014
Newark Advocate

During Denison University president Adam Weinberg’s talk at a fundraising dinner for the South Newark Civic Association, he said, “I think the right question for a college is not, ‘What do we want to do?’ but ‘What does the community want to do, and how can we help?’”

Mar 14
2014
Columbus Dispatch

Director Mark Seamon, a Denison professor, keeps the action fluid and the emotions simmering while painting a convincing portrait of a brave family coping with turmoil amid love in “Next to Normal.” The rock musical is a collaboration between Denison and Columbus' SRO Theatre and stars two Denison students and a DU alum, and employs several more DU students in backstage positions.

Mar 12
2014
Newark Advocate

Denison University’s Board of Trustees has awarded tenure to eight faculty members. Those who have been granted tenure and who will be promoted to associate professor in the fall of 2014 are Katy Crossley-Frolick, Peter Grandbois, Fadhel Kaboub, Bill Kirkpatrick, Keun-Joo Christine Pae, Joe Reczek, Karen Spierling and Megan Threlkeld.

Mar 9
2014
Columbus Dispatch

First year Sammy Seibel's grandfather Col. Richard Seibel fought in World War II and liberated Mauthausen concentration camp, including her professor's father, Andrew Reeves. Reeves is the father of Eva Revesz, who teaches German and a first year seminar about WWII, where the two discovered their unlikely connection.

Mar 5
2014
Columbus Dispatch

Ben Jacoby’s college days in central Ohio helped prepare him for his first national tour in The Phantom of the Opera. Jacoby '09 plays Raoul, the aristocratic rival to the mysterious title character in wooing the lovely young singer Christine Daae in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s operatic musical.

Mar 5
2014
Newark Advocate

Assistant Professor of Theatre Mark Seamon is directing two Denison students and a Denison alum in “Next to Normal,”a Tony-Award-winning musical. Seamon calls the musical “a groundbreaking piece of American musical theatre.”

Mar 4
2014
Columbus Dispatch

Ben Jacoby '09 travels with “The Phantom of the Opera,” still presented in its original form after more than a quarter-century of performances in London and New York, has undergone a restaging for the road.

Mar 1
2014
Newark Advocate

Black History Month officially has ended, but a group of Denison University students gathered to sing, dance, read poetry and celebrate minorities of every race and color at the Black Student Union’s annual Black Rhythms event. The theme this year was “Evolution of Identity: A Journey Toward Liberation.”

Feb 25
2014
Columbus Dispatch

Jon Huntsman, a two-time Utah governor and 2012 Republican presidential candidate, visited Denison. While there, He talked with students in several classes and delivered a keynote speech as part of the Babcock Lecture Series.

Feb 20
2014
Chronicle of Higher Education

Denison University announces that it is a founding member of an immersive learning program that bridges the gap between today’s college graduates and the needs of high-growth employers. The college is partnering with Koru, which runs employer-embedded programs with partners like REI and zulily to give recent graduates the skills, experience and connections they need to get hired and make an immediate impact at leading companies.

Feb 11
2014
Columbus Dispatch

Director of “Shipwrecked! An Entertainment” Mark Seamon, assistant professor of theater at Denison, embraces the story-theater-style with passion and a lovely attention to detail that also is nicely reflected in the sound effects, cedar-planked potpourri set and Victorian/desert-island costumes.

Feb 10
2014
Newark Advocate

IIIrd Tyme Out's 2013 album “Timeless Hits From The Past Bluegrassed” was recently ranked by Billboard magazine as the fifth-best bluegrass album of the year. They are part of the stellar line-up for the 10th annual Bluegrass Festival.

Feb 5
2014
About Minnesota

Jaime Tincher '99 will serve as the Minnesota Governor's new Chief of Staff. Tincher currently serves as Governor Dayton’s Deputy Chief of Staff for Legislative Affairs. “Jaime Tincher will be an outstanding Chief of Staff,” said Governor Dayton. “She is extremely dedicated, principled, and hard-working. She knows the people, policies, and processes of Minnesota government. I have complete confidence in her, as does everyone else in our office.”

Feb 4
2014
Newark Advocate

Ted Barclay died Friday at the age of 83. He arrived in Granville as DU’s men’s soccer coach, a post he held for 25 years. He also started the men’s and women’s swimming programs and coached women’s soccer and men’s golf, and was interim men’s lacrosse and tennis coaches.

He was admitted to the Denison Athletic Hall of Fame and he shared in the name of the university’s soccer facility, Barclay-Thomsen Field.

Feb 4
2014
Newark Advocate

Guitar prodigy Julian Lage will perform at Denison's Swasey Chapel with bassist Jorge Roeder and percussionist Tupac Mantilla. The Julian Lage Trio comes to Denison as a guest of the Vail Series.

Feb 3
2014
Newark Advocate

Barclay launched Denison's men's swimming program upon starting at Denison in 1962, and headed the program for 18 years. He also coached the men' soccer team for 25 years. In both sports, he achieved high levels of success at the conference and national levels.

Jan 31
2014
Newark Advocate

When Adam Weinberg was inaugurated last October as Denison University’s 20th president, he already had hit the ground running, familiarizing himself with area and building ties with trustees and alumni across the nation and world.

Jan 30
2014
Newark Advocate

Denison is partnering with a Newark High School program to close achievement gaps and the Pay It Forward grant, sponsored through Ohio Campus Compact. Denison students will examine areas of the program, then they’ll make a recommendation for how it could best use the $2,500 grant.

Jan 28
2014
Newark Advocate

The Singer’s Theatre Workshop production 'Pirates of the Penzance' is the result of the talents, creativity and hard work of a class directed by Belinda Andrews-Smith with students from diverse majors.

Jan 24
2014
Newark Advocate

The Football Physics lecture at DU covered the debate between AstroTurf vs natural grass, concussions, the amount of energy expended by teams during each game and more to the delight of participants.

Jan 23
2014
Newark Advocate

A short history of Bluegrass, its deep roots in Licking County, and its growing popularity due to support by community members like Denison's Bluegrass Program.