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.

Jan 18
2014
Newark Advocate

The first Startup Weekend Licking County, which brings together entrepreneurs and community resources to pitch ideas and launch companies, will be Feb. 7 to 9 at Denison University.

Jan 15
2014
Newark Advocate

Martin Luther King Jr. is celebrated by Denison on Jan. 27, with a 72-hour community service opportunity for students, faculty and staff capping the event with student performances and a keynote by Kelly Brown Douglas '79.

Jan 15
2014
Chicago Public Schools Spotlight

Denison Posse Scholarship winners meet weekly until just before going off to school. The creation of these supportive, multicultural “posses” has resulted in these students graduating from college at a rate of over 90 percent.

Jan 15
2014
Newark Advocate

Apps can be one way to motivate kids to make healthier choices, says Brian Hortz, associate professor and director of sports medicine at Denison University.

Jan 14
2014
College Swimming

Denison leads all NCAC institutions with seven individuals on NCAC's All-Decade team. Remarkably, those seven swimmers and divers occupy 11 of the 15 awarded events.

Jan 14
2014
Columbus Dispatch

Matt Morton '99 composed the score for Dinosaur 13, a feature-length documentary about the discovery of Sue and disputes over the ownership which will share top billing at the influential Sundance Film Festival.

Jan 11
2014
Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Singer, actor and sometime stand-in for Late Night host Johnny Carson, John Davidson relishes his turn as the Wizard.

Jan 10
2014
Swim Swam

Rosenburg was selected for Sports Illustrated thanks to his record-breaking performance at the Miami Invitational in December where he became the first NCAA Division III swimmer to post a sub-54-second time in the 100 breaststroke.

Jan 8
2014
Education Diary

Former U.S. senator for Indiana Richard Lugar will present a lecture, “Modern American Foreign Policy in an Uncertain World,” at Yale University on Tuesday, Jan. 14.

Jan 7
2014
Newark Advocate

Denison’s website won Best in Class in the University Website Category from the Interactive Media Awards and won seven accolades from the MarCom Awards.