2015

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 the Washington Post.

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 Virginia 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 art form 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."

Jun 15
2015
Positive Coaching Alliance

Denison swimming alumnus Eric Fischer '14 shares his experiences of choosing a school. Although he looked at several Division 1 swimming programs, he decided that Division III was a better fit for him because he could focus on both academics and athletics.

Jun 3
2015
Newark Advocate

Aedin Brennan '16 became the first female Denison track and field athlete to win a national title, with her win of the heptathlon in the NCAA Division III competition.

Jun 3
2015
Newark Advocate

The President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll has recognized Denison University for its estimable community service be placing it on its Honor Roll with Distinction.

Jun 3
2015
Newark Advocate

Denison University has reported a record breaking number of enrollments for the fall semester, making up the Class of 2019.

Jun 2
2015
This Week News

Abigail Kaplan '15 will head to France on a Fulbright Scholarship while her childhood friend will head to Japan, also on a Fulbright.

Jun 1
2015
Mother Jones

Popular politics and culture magazine Mother Jones celebrates Denison's neighboring city as a very cool place for young people to locate.

Jun 1
2015
Huffington Post

Carol Muske-Dukes, former poet laureate of California, says of Denison Professor David Baker's "Scavenger Loop:" What is so remarkable about this rhetorical model (both intact and attacking) — is that the "familiar" (what we all see daily) presents constant unfamiliar and revelatory forms.

May 27
2015
C-Span

During a C-Span interview, former Senator Richard Lugar '54 talked about his work at the Lugar Center, including the development of a rating system to track bipartisanship in Congress.

May 26
2015
Newark Advocate

Retired Central Intelligence Agency official Martha Neff Kessler '67 gave Monday’s Memorial Day program audience a fresh perspective on the holiday.

May 22
2015
Forbes

“If you like your financial adviser, you should be able to keep your financial adviser,” says Douglas Holtz-Eakin '80 in a Forbes OpEd.

May 21
2015
Huffington Post

Is Dodd-Frank Really Under Attack? asks Douglas Holtz-Eakin '80 in a Huffington Post OpEd. Holtz-Eakin is president of the American Action Forum, a conservative think tank.

May 21
2015
Newark Advocate

Denison University announces that Perry Robinson, the college’s longtime vice president and director of admissions, will retire from his career in higher education and leave Denison, effective June 30.

May 20
2015
Yardbarker

In an interview, George Bodenheimer ‘80 discusses his early days at ESPN, and the innovation and culture of the company that propelled it to dominate sports media.

May 19
2015
Newark Advocate

CeCe McGee, a member of the Denison class of 2015, has been named as the recent student trustee for Denison University.

May 18
2015
Roll Call

Former Senator Richard Lugar '54 says “the current era of hyper-partisanship has frequently paralyzed congressional decision-making and led both Republicans and Democrats to fail the most basic tests of governance,” in a commentary on bipartisanship.

May 18
2015
Newark Advocate

The devastating earthquake in Nepal cost thousands of lives and untold suffering of the people there. Sarah Kosling '14, who was there on a Peace Corps mission, is fundraising to help the people.

May 14
2015
El Paso Times

Actor, singer, game show host. In his fifty years in show business, John Davidson '63 has just about done it all. Now he is touring as the Wizard in the Broadway hit “Wicked.”

May 13
2015
Yardbarker

Fox News’ “Yardbarker” features article by Alex Kaufman ‘17, extolling virtues of various sports-oriented social media outlets.

May 8
2015
Columbus Dispatch

After a $9 million restoration and renovation, the Granville Inn reopens on May 8, 2015, to much fanfare.

May 8
2015
Nashville Medical News

Of her education at Denison, Rosemary Plorin '89 says “The intensive liberal arts education honed her writing skills, creativity, and ability to organize and disseminate information to prepare her for a communications career.”

May 6
2015
Fox News

A Fox News interview with George Bodenheimer '80 talks about his achievements in over 30 years with ESPN and his new book, “Every Town is a Sports Town.”

May 5
2015
Newark Advocate

Denison students from Abram Kaplan's Environmental Studies class are helping to make sure the Canal Market District, coming to downtown Newark, will truly cater to the needs of the community.

May 5
2015
Columbus ABC Channel 6

After a more than $9 million restoration and renovation, the Granville Inn, owned by Denison University, reopens with much celebration.

May 5
2015
Newark Advocate

“The health of Granville matters an awful lot to the health of Denison. Many, many, many top colleges are located five miles past nowhere” and struggle with “distraught downtowns” that alumni and prospective students and staff members notice,” said Denison President Adam Weinberg.

May 4
2015
Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated gave props to Denison student Alex Kaufman '17 for his WDUB radio interview he garnered with ESPN president John Skipper. Skipper said "I think it is helpful in understanding what is going on with students, who are both a core group of fans and an essential group of our fans."

May 4
2015
Sports Business

An excerpt is from the chapter “Everybody Can Be a Leader” in George Bodenheimer’s new book, “Every Town Is a Sports Town,” from Grand Central Publishing, on sale this week.

May 1
2015
Columbus Dispatch

Denison University-owned Granville Inn celebrates a reopening after an extensive renovation and restoration.

Apr 30
2015
Cleveland.com

Anheuser-Busch 'hero' Dallas Puskar '06, is a special education teacher, who works weekend construction jobs and is a father to three daughters.

Apr 29
2015
Newark Advocate

Denison has announced that David English, currently with Augustana College, will serve as the college's next Chief Financial Officer.

Apr 29
2015
Newark Advocate

The Denison University Studio Art Program presents its exhibition for senior studio art majors, “Windowshop.” Denison student literary magazine, “Exile” will open that night as well. The student artists exhibiting are: Tyler Carroll, Caroline Clutterbuck, Janie Hall, Holly Hamlin, Katie Kuhns, Adam Rice, Krishonya Rogers, Katie Rosa, Khari Saffo, Jonathan Vega and Nora Victoroff.

Apr 24
2015
Columbus Dispatch

J. Patrick Lewis, former national children's poet laureate says Ohio should consider Denison Professor of English David Baker for first poet laureate of the state.

Apr 24
2015
Newark Advocate

Public service and America's global leadership were the topics former U.S. defense secretary Robert Gates addressed when speaking to the Denison community on behalf of the Lugar Lecture Series.

Apr 22
2015
Granville Sentinel

The Granville Chamber of Commerce and Denison University awarded Clary Sawyer, a Denison University senior from Menlo Park, Calif. the Kussmaul Award, which recognizes Denison University students who have contributed most to the friendly relations between Granville and the college.

Apr 22
2015
New York Times

Erik Klemetti, assistant professor of geosciences at Denison, and author of Wired blog “Eruptions,” was quoted in a New York Time article: “Never in the history of volcanology have so many volcanoes been monitored. We have the ability to sit and watch hundreds of volcanoes as they sleep, rumble or erupt — all from the comfort of our homes or offices.”

Apr 22
2015
Journal Gazette

Former Senator Richard Lugar ‘54 says that “America’s leadership on trade is needed more now than ever. We can either set the standards or we can have them set for us in this global economy as China and others push ahead with their own trade agreements. With 95 percent of the world’s customers living outside our borders, we cannot afford to sit on the sidelines.”