Feb 6
2015

Denison University is notable as a top college, and especially for students seeking great academics, outstanding career preparation and generous financial aid, according to The Princeton Review. Denison is one of the top schools profiled in “Colleges That Pay You Back: The Best Value Colleges and What It Takes to Get In - 2015 Edition.”

Feb 6
2015

Denison issues a call for candidates from the Class of 2015 to serve as the Recent Student Member of the Denison Board of Trustees. The candidate will serve from October 2015 through April 2017.

Jan 14
2015

The Association of Physical Plant Administrators has announced that Arthur Chonko, director of facilities services at Denison University, has received the Certified Educational Facilities Professional credential.

Jan 9
2015

Denison University’s Office of the Provost has announced that Dena Speranza will be the college’s Chief Information Officer. Speranza will transition from her current position as Denison’s interim CIO to her new role on Monday, Jan. 12.

Dec 23
2014

Denison was one of five colleges who will participate in a $2 million grant from Mellon, which is a response to the rising interest by undergraduate students in an increasing number of world languages such as Mandarin and Arabic, as well as Hebrew, African and Latin American indigenous languages.

Dec 22
2014

The Ohio Development Services Agency has awarded Denison University a $1.4 million tax credit under the Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program. When combined with federal tax credits between $2.6 and $2.9 million could be offset toward the cost of renovating the Inn.

Nov 24
2014

The Central Ohio Planned Giving Council honored Peter and Janet Halliday '59 with the "Leave a Legacy Award" at a program which recognizes outstanding achievement by individual, foundation and corporate philanthropists, fundraising volunteers and professional fundraisers.

Nov 24
2014

Serving as treasurer, president and board chair in Columbus BalletMet’s early years, Nancy Strause '59, worked with community leaders to develop a strong Board and viable financial base. She was honored for her work on Tuesday, Nov. 25, by the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Central Ohio.

Nov 6
2014

Fadhel Kaboub, associate professor of economics at Denison, is the president of the newly launched Binzagr Institute for Sustainable Prosperity, an independent public policy think-tank dedicated to the promotion of interdisciplinary research in the service of an improved quality of life for all members of society. The institute will disseminate alternative public policy solutions that address a wide range of socio-economic problems faced by the global community.

Oct 31
2014

By giving students the ability to accrue scholarships starting in ninth grade, Denison encourages students’ personal development while showing them how to become a more competitive applicant for any college.

Oct 22
2014

Denison University has redoubled its commitment to transparency for student outcomes. The college has created and launched an online resource, which gives the viewer unprecedented access to a broad and deep array of data and information regarding recent graduate employment and other outcomes metrics including Teach for America, Peace Corps and City Year participation.

Oct 14
2014

Denison has accepted a gift of the Granville Golf Course, which will remain a public course, under the management of Davey Golf, a division of Davey Tree Expert Co.

Oct 7
2014

“We are delighted to announce the John Alford Scholarship for $30,000 a year and renewable for $120,000 over 4 years. The scholarship reflects the importance of civic engagement in a Denison education,” says Perry Robinson, Denison vice president and director for admissions. “Our liberal arts education is committed to a ‘whole-person’

Sep 29
2014

Columbus, Ohio, just 30 minutes from campus, affords Denison students quick access to a fast growing metropolis, the 15th largest city in America.

Sep 25
2014

“Undermining Pell,” takes a long look at how higher education institutions are serving their students with the highest financial needs. Denison University, has a well-earned reputation for its commitment to accessibility and affordability, especially among high-achieving students from under-represented socio-economic backgrounds.

Sep 24
2014

Denison’s Big Red Weekend is a place and time to remembering the past, looking to the future — and most importantly, having fun. This year, Big Red Weekend falls on September 26, 27 and 28.

Sep 9
2014

Denison is ranked at No. 11 for economic diversity of its students in the list of the nation’s top colleges and universities, just behind such schools as Harvard (No. 5) and Columbia (No. 7), and just ahead of Stanford, Brown and Williams (all tied at No. 16).

Aug 25
2014

Michael Morris was the production manager for the Vail Series in 2012 and was named as interim director at the retirement of founding director Lorraine Wales in 2013, who had led the program from its inception in 1979.

Aug 21
2014

Kristina Dungan '15 conducted research in experimental quantum communication under NIST staff scientist Joshua Bienfang as a summer undergraduate research fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology facility in Gaithersburg, Md.

Aug 20
2014

On Sunday, Aug. 24, first year students will move into their residence halls assisted by members of the Big Red football team, Sustainability Fellows and other staff and members of the student body. The Class of 2018 will embark on their academic careers on the first day of classes, Thursday, Aug. 28.

Aug 18
2014

As the Denison University Ensemble-in-Residence, ETHEL will be on campus for three weeks in 2014/15; Tuesday, Oct. 21 to Saturday, Oct. 25; Monday, March 2 to Saturday, March 7, during which they will be the featured performers for the Tutti New Music Festival; and finally from Wednesday, April 22 to Saturday, April 25.

Aug 12
2014

The Princeton Review has recognized the college on its list of “Best Value Private Colleges,” “Best Midwestern Colleges,” and “Green Colleges.” WDUB, the college radio station, was ranked as on of the best in the nation for “Best College Radio Station.”

Aug 12
2014

The Getty Museum has invited Denison University faculty member Rebecca Kennedy, assistant professor of classics, to lecture on Saturday, Sept. 13. Her lecture, “Performing Persia: Cultural Exchange and Visual Power in Aeschylus’s Persians,” will coincide with a production of the play, performed by the New York-based SITI Company.

Aug 7
2014

Kimberly Coplin, '85 has been named Provost of Denison University. Prior to her appointment as provost Coplin has served in the Office of the Provost as associate provost since 2006 and was named interim provost in July 2013. She has been a member of the Denison faculty since 1993 as an associate professor of physics.

Jul 30
2014

The most recent publication to cite Denison's upward trajectory is Forbes, ranking it among the very best in its list of “America's Top Colleges.”

Jul 28
2014

Cynthia O. Booth, president and chief executive officer of COBCO Enterprises LLC, member of Denison University’s Board of Trustees and of the Denison class of 1979, has been selected as a finalist of the Entrepreneur of the Year competition for South-central Ohio and Kentucky.

Jul 25
2014

Ambassador Hall is a leading advocate for hunger relief programs and improving human rights in the world. He is the executive director of the Alliance to End Hunger, which engages diverse institutions in building the public and political will to end hunger at home and abroad.

Jul 25
2014

Suni Harford '84 oversees the North American sales, trading, and origination businesses of Citi’s securities and banking franchise and is a member of Citi’s Pension Plan Investment Committee, and a director on the board of Citibank Canada.

Jul 25
2014

Attorney Knuepfer has authored many professional articles, including eight editions of Winning Legal Strategies for Mergers & Acquisitions, published by Thomson Reuters. In addition, Knuepfer is a professor at Northwestern University where he teaches in the law school and the Kellogg Business School.

Jul 25
2014

Principle of of Anvil Management, Lowenberg '64 was associated with the Robinson-Humphrey Company LLC, an Atlanta-based investment banking firm since 1970.

Jul 25
2014

Silverstein '89, joined OrbiMed in 1999, co-founding a global venture capital business. OrbiMed is comprised of more than a dozen hedge, venture capital, royalty and mutual funds and has 90 employees throughout its five offices around the globe: New York, San Francisco, Mumbai, Shanghai and Tel Aviv.

Jul 25
2014

Wendy Wolf '74, is founding president and chief executive officer of the Maine Health Access Foundation, the state’s largest health philanthropy dedicated to promoting access to quality health care, especially for the uninsured and underserved. Dr. Wolf has enjoyed a distinguished career as a physician-educator, scientific researcher, national health policy expert, philanthropic leader and advocate for equity and universal access to health care.

Jul 25
2014

Bryant’s life is distinguished by true passion and a drive for excellence. He is a philanthropist, entrepreneur, supporter of the arts, and a highly-respected vintner.

Jul 25
2014

John V. Faraci, a member of the Denison University Board of Trustees and of the Denison class of ’72, has been named the 2014 North American CEO of the Year by RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry.

Jul 25
2014

Luke Ebbin '89 is a twelve-time platinum, five-time Grammy nominated record producer, songwriter, composer, new media entrepreneur and resident of Montecito.

Jul 25
2014

Among her accomplishments, Eckhert is past chairman of the Association of American Medical Colleges, a member of the Board of Directors of the National Board of Medical Examiners, the Indian Health Service in Arizona; in the Bon Samaritan Hospital in Haiti; and took a sabbatical year in Zimbabwe.

Jul 25
2014

Eisner '64, has been an innovative pioneer in the American entertainment industry for four decades/ As chairman and chief executive officer of the Walt Disney Company, he transformed it into a global media empire valued at $100 billion. In 2005, Eisner founded the Tornante Company; a privately held company that invests in and incubates companies and opportunities in the media and entertainment space.

Jul 25
2014

Engelman, a member of the Denison class of 1974, has made a life’s work out of bringing artists’ dreams come to life, with entertainment and audience enjoyment always being the key element.

Jul 10
2014

Professor Emeritus Ronald Santoni was lauded for his extensive scholarship on the philosophy of Sartre, one of the most influential and controversial figures of the 20th century at a national conference which presented an entire session on Santoni and his work.

Jul 9
2014

Forbes recently recognized Denison University in an article about the company’s social media push for participants in its America’s Top Colleges rankings.

May 16
2014

The Newark Film Festival’s feature film, “Sparta on Main,” is a 30-minute documentary about the remarkable Newark restaurant and the community activity, organization and revitalization efforts that are taking place there. It features interviews with community members from all walks of life, including Chris Ramsey, owner of Sparta, and Denison University President Adam Weinberg.

May 13
2014

Several Denison University students have received prestigious national and international scholarships and were recognized for their achievements at the college’s Academic Awards Convocation: Hastea Darabian, Alexandria Richardson, Grace Bachmann, Michelle Agunloye, Daniel Persia, and Adrienne Violand.

May 13
2014

Seven students were awarded the President’s Medal, which is the highest recognition the college gives to a current student: Meghan Callahan, from Centennial, Colo.; Josh Goldman from Cincinnati, Ohio; Michaela Grenier from Downers Grove, Ill.; Andrea Karl from Powell, Ohio; Carlos Maciel Neto from Recife Brazil; Daniel Persia from Spencerport, N.Y.; and Yubo “Paul” Yang from Chengdu, China.

May 13
2014

Denison University honored two professors with the prestigious Charles A. Brickman teaching excellence award, Catherine Dollard, professor of history, and Nestor Matthews, professor of psychology, were honored for their consummate dedication and commitment to their students.

May 13
2014

Denison University honored four professors with named chairs and professorships at the college’s Academic Awards Convocation; Jessen Havill, professor of mathematics and computer science, to the Benjamin Barney Chair of Mathematics; Lewis Ludwig, associate professor of mathematics and computer science, as the Nancy Eshelman Brickman Endowed Professor in Memory of Ellenor Shannon; Tim Miller, professor of economics, as the J.P. Morgan Chase Endowed Professor; and David Goodwin, associate professor of geosciences, to the Tight Family Chair in the Natural Sciences.

May 9
2014

The Office of Admissions announces the highly successful enrollment of Denison's Class of 2018. The college received nearly 5,000 applications for some 640 places in the Class of 2018. This class continues Denison's upward trend in student diversity with 36 percent of the entering class hailing from multicultural backgrounds, a new record for the college.

Apr 24
2014

Denison University has been recognized for its sustainability initiatives by the Princeton Review Green Colleges List and has been selected as AEP’s Ohio Energy Champion in the Large Customer Category.

Apr 24
2014

An article in Diverse Issues of Higher Education highlights the special and mutually beneficial relationship between the Posse Foundation and Denison.

Apr 18
2014

Denison University has earned a place on the top 100 of Forbes “Grateful Grads” list, along with other leading institutions, including Princeton, Harvard, Bucknell and Cornell universities.

Apr 18
2014

The Sustainable Endowments Institute (SEI) has commended Denison University as a stellar example of collaboration between sustainability, facilities and finance staff in their efforts to implement energy efficiency projects to save carbon, energy, and money, working towards achieving carbon neutrality by 2030.