Apr 16
2014
Posse Foundation

Political science major Ana Morales’ successful campaign to become president of the Denison University Campus Governance Association, the highest campus leadership position, came as no surprise to those who know her. Motivated by her desire to help all Denison students be heard on campus, Ana was elected with 65 percent of the vote.

Apr 16
2014
Newark Advocate

Denison partnered with Licking Memorial Health Systems and the Licking County Family YMCA to empower kids to make healthy choices at this year’s Health and Wellness Fest, held at the YMCA.

Apr 10
2014
Columbus Dispatch

Sophomore James Meager lasted one year without lacrosse — a sport he has loved since first grade — before coach Mike Caravana recruited the talented midfielder back to the game.

Apr 10
2014
Cranston Herald

Comedian Tom Cotter '86, has performed at more then 300 colleges and all over the world, from London to Beijing to the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. He has also been featured in dozens of television commercials for products like McDonald’s, Doritos and Pepsi.

Apr 7
2014
Columbus Dispatch

The movie "Draft Day," which opens nationwide on Friday, casts Jennifer Garner '94 as Ali, a lawyer who is among the key people in the Cleveland Browns administration.

Apr 3
2014
Granville Sentinel

Denison's CIO has been recognized among leading investment professionals whose innovative strategies and fiduciary savvy have resulted in impressive returns. Adele Gorrilla, who joined the university’s investment office in 2008, has been charged with the management of Denison’s $740 million endowment. In the five-year period ending in 2012, Denison’s endowment achieved an annualized return of 4.1 percent.

Apr 2
2014
Newark Advocate

The Robert C. Good fellows for the academic year 2014-15 are Ted Burczak, professor of economics; Jessen Havill, professor of mathematics and computer science; Ching-chu Hu, associate professor of music; Joe Reczek, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry; Megan Threlkeld, assistant professor of history; Ann Townsend, professor and chair of English; and Jonathan Walley, associate professor of cinema.

Apr 2
2014
Cincinnati.com

Dr. Margaret Hostetter, a member of the Denison class of 1970, has been selected to serve as chair of the pediatrics department at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Hostetter, who was appointed after a national search, also will be chief medical officer of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and director of the Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation.

Apr 2
2014
Global Post

Olmschenk’s research toward an encrypted internet focuses on taking existing capabilities for ultraviolet quantum communications, and adapting them to infrared transmission and reception. It has only been a couple of years, though, and he told GlobalPost that while he is optimistic, he does not yet have any results to report.

Apr 1
2014
Saudi Gazette

In a way, the unemployment situation in Saudi Arabia is similar to that experienced by many Arab countries. Nearly half the Arab population is below the age of 30. The so-called demographic “youth bulge” represents a significant logistical challenge for the labor market, but it is also a tremendous opportunity to tap into this massive pool of talent and energy that young Saudi men and women have,” says Fadhel Kaboub in an interview regarding the employment economy of Saudi Arabia.

Mar 28
2014
Cleveland Plain Dealer

April is National Poetry Month and to celebrate it, David Baker will read from his poetry at events in Cleveland, Minneapolis, New York and Kansas City. The professor of English and Thomas B. Fordham Chair of Creative Writing at Denison has written 15 books and contributed to American Poetry Review, Atlantic Monthly, the New Yorker and other publications. He has been awarded fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Society of America.

Mar 23
2014
Newark Advocate

The health and vitality of Granville, Newark and all of Licking County have an impact on Denison University. Likewise, the college is beneficial to the area. Denison President Adam Weinberg presents opportunities in which Denison can positively influence the local community.

Mar 21
2014
Columbus Biz First

"Civic innovation is catalyst movement using new methods and technology to build a stronger city,” says Reese Neader '10. Forge has three prongs, planning comprehensive mass transit, a co-working space and a pilot project for crowdfunded microlending organization Kiva.

Mar 18
2014
Newark Advocate

During Denison University president Adam Weinberg’s talk at a fundraising dinner for the South Newark Civic Association, he said, “I think the right question for a college is not, ‘What do we want to do?’ but ‘What does the community want to do, and how can we help?’”

Mar 14
2014
Columbus Dispatch

Director Mark Seamon, a Denison professor, keeps the action fluid and the emotions simmering while painting a convincing portrait of a brave family coping with turmoil amid love in "Next to Normal." The rock musical is a collaboration between Denison and Columbus' SRO Theatre and stars two Denison students and a DU alum, and employs several more DU students in backstage positions.

Mar 12
2014
Newark Advocate

Denison University’s Board of Trustees has awarded tenure to eight faculty members. Those who have been granted tenure and who will be promoted to associate professor in the fall of 2014 are Katy Crossley-Frolick, Peter Grandbois, Fadhel Kaboub, Bill Kirkpatrick, Keun-Joo Christine Pae, Joe Reczek, Karen Spierling and Megan Threlkeld.

Mar 9
2014
Columbus Dispatch

First year Sammy Seibel's grandfather Col. Richard Seibel fought in World War II and liberated Mauthausen concentration camp, including her professor's father, Andrew Reeves. Reeves is the father of Eva Revesz, who teaches German and a first year seminar about WWII, where the two discovered their unlikely connection.

Mar 5
2014
Columbus Dispatch

Ben Jacoby’s college days in central Ohio helped prepare him for his first national tour in The Phantom of the Opera. Jacoby '09 plays Raoul, the aristocratic rival to the mysterious title character in wooing the lovely young singer Christine Daae in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s operatic musical.

Mar 5
2014
Newark Advocate

Assistant Professor of Theatre Mark Seamon is directing two Denison students and a Denison alum in "Next to Normal,"a Tony-Award-winning musical. Seamon calls the musical “a groundbreaking piece of American musical theatre.”

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
Money.ca

Denison is one of thirteen Koru founding partners and joins Bates College, Brown University, Colorado College, Connecticut College, Georgetown University, Mount Holyoke College, Occidental College, Pomona College, University of Southern California, Vassar College, Whitman College and Williams College on this initiative to give their graduates even more support as they move into the job market.

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.