Jan 25
2015
Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor asked ten college presidents what's on their reading list. Denison President Adam Weinberg is reading "Heed Your Call: Integrating Myth, Science, Spirituality, and Business" by David Howitt '90, among others.

Jan 24
2015
Post and Courier

Don Seymour '67 keeps his son's memory alive with a nonprofit, “Clint Seymour Play Ball Fund.” Pittsburgh Pirates player, Neil Walker, is onboard as well.

Jan 24
2015
Oregon Artswatch

Hal Holbrook turns 90 on February 17, and he’s been portraying the great American writer, humorist, and social critic Mark Twain for more than 60 of those years. His one-man show “Mark Twain Tonight!” has become an American institution, a roving, garrulous, and sometimes sharply satirical entertainment that shifts with the times and somehow always seems to link the pitfalls and ridiculosities of Twain’s 19th and early 20th century world to our own.

Jan 23
2015
Washington Post

Richard Lugar '54, president of the Lugar Center and a former U.S. senator from Indiana and Sam Nunn, co-chairman of the Nuclear Threat Initiative and a former U.S. senator from Georgia opine on the United States and Russian partnership on nuclear security in view of the stand-off in Ukraine and other current factors.

Jan 22
2015
Delmarvanow

Douglas Holtz-Eakin '80, president of American Action Forum, discusses the Republican party and a lack of a comprehensive plan for the middle class in an op-ed.

Jan 22
2015
Yahoo! News

Erik W. Klemetti, a volcanologist in Denison University's geosciences program, explains that the Colima volcano in Mexico shoots out sticky lava when gases trapped inside new magma collect, causing pressure to build in the vent.

Jan 22
2015
Huffington Post

Jennifer Garner '94 is a working actress and busy mother of three who makes time for strength-training circuit workouts four or five days a week. But she recently told professional makeup artist and Yahoo beauty editor-in-chief Bobbi Brown that her days of intense dieting are a thing of the past.

Jan 21
2015
Sandusky Register

The board of the Erie County Economic Development Corp. has named Abbey Bemis '12 director. Bemis, an economics and international studies double major at Denison, has been with the agency for three years and was interim director.

Jan 21
2015
Newark Advocate

Denison's Vail Series presents former Poet Laureate Billy Collins on Thursday, Jan. 29. In addition to Collins, other scheduled events include a day-long prorgram of events celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Human Rights Film Festival.

Jan 21
2015
Newark Advocate

Prior to her work at Denison, for more than 15 years the college's Chief Information Officer, Dena Speranza has worked with private universities, including Capital and Ohio Dominican, to provide expertise in information technology management.

Jan 21
2015
WGN Radio

A lifelong Chicagoan, Roe Conn '86 has been one of the city’s top rated radio personalities for the last two decades. For the past ten years, Roe has been recognized annually in Talkers Magazine’s “100 Most Influential Talk Show Hosts in America.”

Jan 21
2015
Newark Advocate

Bret Woolard is leading Denison's basketball team in scoring- with his twin brother Brad not far behind. The two can have the opposing team seeing double.

Jan 19
2015
Columbus Dispatch

In an innovative program at the Columbus Zoo, Emily Cunningham '97, works with high school students, providing instruction on observation, data collection and analysis, as well as zoology, statistics and chemistry, as the students pursue their interest in biology and zoology.

Jan 19
2015
NBC4

Denison University’s the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 2015 Day of Learning theme, “Education for Justice,” focuses on the role of education in the quest for justice. Keynote speaker and author James Loewen is a sociologist who has uncovered many omissions and half-truths in American history high school textbooks.

Jan 18
2015
Off Shore Energy Today

John Faraci ‘72, former chairman and chief executive officer of International Paper, has joined the board of ConocoPhillips. Prior to this role, Faraci was chief financial officer from 1999 to 2003, and served in various other financial, planning and management positions at the company between 1974 and 1999.

Faraci has served as a non-executive director of PPG Industries since 2012 and United Technologies since 2005. Additionally, he sits on the board of the Moscow School of Management and is a trustee of the American Enterprise Institute, Denison University and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. Faraci holds a bachelor’s degree in history and economics from Denison University, and an MBA from the University of Michigan.

Jan 15
2015
Columbus Dispatch

Challenging a major-college powerhouse in swimming and diving can be intimidating for a Division III team, but Denison University swimmer Conrad Wuorinen ’16 thinks he’ll have an edge in Friday’s (1/16/15) meet with Ohio State.

Jan 15
2015
Washington Post

1984 Denison alum Steve Carell has been nominated for an Oscar for his chilling portrayal of millionaire John DuPont in the movie "Foxcatcher." "Foxcatcher" also garnered nominations for Mark Ruffalo as a supporting actor and Bennet Miller as director.

Jan 14
2015
This Week Community News

Linda Krumholz, associate professor of English and director of black studies, will lead a discussion following a re-enactment of “Not On Our Watch: The Triumphant Oberlin-Wellington Rescue of 1858.” The re-enactment is based on events that occurred in Wellington and Oberlin, Ohio, and centers on the capture of a runaway slave by bounty hunters, and the actions of anti-slavery students and townspeople who freed the man from jail.

Jan 14
2015
Newark Advocate

A concert featuring Professor Emeritus William Osborne with Professor Andy Carlson and a series of events celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. highlighted at Denison.

Jan 13
2015
Newark Advocate

Denison University received a conditional use permit to install a 6,000-panel solar array on college property between Ohio 661 and Welsh Hills Road on Granville’s north end.

Jan 12
2015
NewMax Finance

In a recent report on NewsMax Finance, some economists were impressed with Friday's employment report for December, as non-farm payrolls gained 252,000, putting the increase for all of 2014 at 2.95 million, the biggest yearly gain since 1999.

But others, including Douglas Holtz-Eakin '80, stressed that average hourly wages advanced only 1.7 percent in the 12 months through December, the worst showing in more than two years, and that the labor force participation totaled only 62.7 percent, matching a 36-year low.

Jan 7
2015
Columbus Disptch

Dr. Nancy Henceroth-Gatto '74 works at OhioHealth Primary Care Physicians in Grove City and volunteers on each of the four days monthly that Helping Hands is open in the Haimerl Center, a banquet hall, on Morse Road. She became motivated to help low-income patients after her father, Dr. Dayton Henceroth, died in 1999. She had shared a practice with him for 12 years before his retirement.

Jan 7
2015
Granville Sentinel

In a letter to the editor, Emeritus Professor of English Bill Nichols expounds on the power of fear, and what we can do to release its power over us.

Jan 7
2015
New York Times

The New York Times lauded the accomplishments of Philip Converse '49, Ph.D., sociologist and director of Stanford's Center for the Advanced Study of Behavioral Sciences. According to the obituary, "The central point of Phil’s work was the inability of citizens to deal with large quantities of political information and to make it logically consistent, so they are always faced with making decisions based on inadequate information."

Jan 6
2015
Columbus Dispatch

Denison basketball players Brad and Bret Woolard, are getting noticed on the courts in their unflagging efforts in the NCAA. Coach Bob Ghiloni admires the twins for their working-man ways and independence.