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.

May 9
2014
Lacrosse Magazine

Chapin Speidel '14 doesn't like to talk about it. There's an annoyed timbre in his voice when he speaks on the subject. There's a defiant quality regarding how he approaches questions about his so-called physical disability.

May 8
2014
Yahoo.com

Jennifer Garner '94 and Steve Carell '84 are united on the screen for “'Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day,' coming out this October. And we hear that Jen has been pulling tricks on Steve, planting Denison sportswear all over the set.

May 7
2014
Newark Advocate

Denison University's Commencement ceremony, which will feature Lawrence W. Sherman, a member of the Denison class of 1970 and the Wolfson Professor of Criminology at the University of Cambridge, delivering the keynote address.

May 7
2014
Newark Advocate

Denison University has been recognized for its sustainability initiatives by the Princeton Review Green Colleges List, which features colleges and universities that “demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainability in their academic offerings, campus infrastructure, activities and career preparation.”

May 7
2014
Columbus Dispatch

Denison advertises itself as a national university because 76 percent of the student population comes from outside Ohio. There is no better example of the diversity than the men’s lacrosse team. Players come from 17 states, the District of Columbia and Ontario, Canada.

May 2
2014
Jacksonville Business Journal

Mark Shaw '80 has had his hand in the development of more than 60 patents and 500 products for environmental containment.