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.
As a partner in the Global Liberal Arts Alliance, “Denison has become a benchmark college for providing students with the kinds of international experiences they will need to be successful in the future,” says Denison President Adam Weinberg.
Denison University announces a partnership with the Summer on the Cuyahoga (SOTC) internship program, which is open only to a small group of select institutions, including Colgate, Cornell and Yale universities.
Denison 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.
Denison Venture Philanthropy, a unique student program organized around philanthropy, will invest $10,000 and 200 student volunteer hours this year, and it is offering a request for proposals (RFP) to local non-profit organizations.
Phillip Jenkins, resident of Washington, D.C., and an electrical engineer at the U. S. Naval Research Laboratory who heads a section of scientists working on advanced imaging and solar cell technology, has stretched to the reaches of outer space with his vision.
William Mobley, visiting chair and professor of management at the Asia Pacific Academy of Economics and Management, University of Macau in China, has devoted his life’s work to the development and effectiveness of leaders and organizations.
Barbara Furin Sloat is a resident of Ann Arbor and a cell biologist at the University of Michigan whose career has focused on cellular morphogenesis in yeast and on the recruitment and retention of women in the sciences.
William G. Bowen, member of the Denison class of 1955 and former president of Princeton University, will receive the National Humanities Medal from President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony for his “contributions to the study of economics and his probing research on higher education in America.
Some 12 Denison University students recently were named as recipients of prestigious international scholarships for teaching and learning; several students also were noted as honorable mentions or finalists for the scholarships.
Denison University announced that it has contracted with dining services provider Bon Appétit, an onsite restaurant company that provides café and catering services to colleges, corporations and specialty venues across America.
Two Denison University students have just been awarded a Davis Projects for Peace grant to work with women who have developed a medical condition called fistula. Abdi Ali, a senior from Boston, and Shiyu “Amy” Huang from Chongqing, China, will use the $10,000 award to work with these women in rural Ethiopia this summer.
Retiring University President Dale T. Knobel will serve as the keynote speaker at Denison's 172nd commencement exercises. At the ceremony, Dr. Knobel's service to the college will be recognized with the conferring of the honorary doctoral degree, Doctor of Letters, honoris causa.
Gina Dow, associate professor of psychology, will serve as the next director of the college's John W. Alford Center for Service-Learning, which promotes and supports the local community by engaging Denison students, faculty and staff in curricular and co-curricular service learning projects.
Denison University has earned a place on the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation recognizes a college or university for its commitment to volunteering, service learning and civic engagement.