Denison received a record-breaking number of applications, nearly 6,100 for some 600 places in the Class of 2019. A record ten percent of the Class of 2019 is coming from outside the U.S. — another all-time high for Denison.
The Frederic K. W. Curry Theatre Award was given to Jennifer Beck '15. The award honors a graduating senior who, like Curry, has made a significant contribution to theatre at Denison while majoring in another discipline.
Steven Doty, professor of physics and astronomy, and Linda Krumholz, professor of English, were honored by Denison with the 2015 Charles Brickman teaching excellence award for their consummate dedication and commitment to their students.
Denison students engaged in original scholarship a national research project and they were listed as authors on a peer-reviewed scientific paper on the evolution of an unusual chromosome in fruit flies.
Denison students had a special opportunity to work on a national research project that is being published in the May issue of “G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics.” Students engaged in original scholarship, and they were listed as authors on a peer-reviewed scientific paper on the evolution of an unusual chromosome in fruit flies.
Laura Russell received recognition for her paper, “Narrative Inquiry and the Praxis of Ethical and Relational Storytelling,” at the professional conference of the Central States Communication Association.
The Princeton Review has recognized Denison's committed approach to sustainability and has listed Denison among the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 353 Green Colleges: 2015 Edition.”
The Kussmaul Award, given jointly by the Granville Chamber of Commerce and Denison University to honor a Denison student who strengthens town and gown ties, was given to Clary Sawyer, a Denison University senior from Menlo Park, Calif.
Denison University has been recognized by Hospice of Central Ohio with the 2015 Hospice of Central Ohio Good Neighbor Award for work done by the Denison Community Association’s Hospice Volunteer Group.
Kristina Keidel ’17, from Cincinnati (45249), the president of the college’s Active Minds chapter, a national mental health advocacy organization, was recently selected as a member of the National Active Minds Student Advisory Committee (SAC) for 2015-2016.
Richard T. Berman has accepted the position of Director of Career Exploration and Development. Berman currently serves as director of the Career Center at Oberlin College and will transition into his new role over the course of the spring semester.
Denison University is pleased to announce that Davis Projects for Peace will fund two initiatives proposed by Denison students. Denison is one of only 16 schools in the nation with two proposals funded in 2015.
Dr. Grant Jones, a member of the Denison class of 1988, has been honored with a place in the prestigious Academic All-America Hall of Fame. Jones is a successful orthopaedic surgeon and volunteers for the Special Olympics and Pelotonia Bike Race among other philanthropic ventures.
Denison University has announced that Deirdre N. McCloskey, well-known economist, historian and rhetorician, will serve as the keynote speaker at the college’s 174th Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 16, 2015.
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) has announced that George Bodenheimer, former ESPN President, CEO and Executive Chairman, member of the Denison University class of 1980 and Denison Trustee, will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Sports.