What's Happening

Black Lives Matter protests
Faculty
An article by English Prof. Jack Shuler asks "Can the White People of Small-Town America Get Behind the Movement for Black Lives?"
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Faculty
Two nooses appear in a small Maine town, and Prof. Jack Shuler provides comment.
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Announcements & Updates
Denison's first-ever online Reynolds Workshop is happening June 21-28.
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Pam Houston '83
Alumni
Author Pam Houston '83 gets kudos and the Colorado Book Award for creative nonfiction for her book “Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country."
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Mountains
Student News
For his first longform journalism story, Ryan Strother '17, an English and environmental studies double major, headed north.
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Pam Houston with two dogs
"Home is safety, home is sleep, getting enough sleep for possibly the first time in my whole life," says Pam Houston '83.
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Doane Admin Building
Denison University announces faculty who have been promoted to full professor.
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Rosa Canales
Awards & Honors
Rosa Canales '20, double major in German and English, has won a Provost’s Academic Excellence Award for extraordinary academic achievement.
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Brenna Raeder '20
Awards & Honors
Brenna Raeder '20, an economics major with a minor in English, has won a Provost’s Academic Excellence Award for extraordinary academic achievement.
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Awards & Honors
Sarah Wilson '20, a theatre and English double major, was awarded Denison’s President’s Medal, the college’s highest student honor.
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Simone Drake
Alumni
Simone Drake '97, chair of Ohio State Department of African American and African Studies has been recognized for her exceptional service to students.
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Chloe Sferra '20
Student News
Communication & English major Chloe Sferra '20 has been named a Fulbright alternate for South Korea.
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Rosa Canales '20
Students
German and English major Rosa Canales '20 has been named a Fulbright ETA finalist for Germany.
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		 Sara Abou Rashed '21: 2020 Beinecke Scholarship AwardeeSara Abou Rashed '21
Denisonian Sara Abou Rashed ’21 is a 2020 Truman Finalist and one of 18 students nationwide to be awarded the prestigious Beinecke Scholarship.
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Michael Croley
Faculty
Short story collection, "Any Other Place," by Asst. Prof. Michael Croley wins Weatherford award for fiction.
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Alina Panek '20
An article by Alina Panek '20, investigating the history of Denison's Naked Week, is published in both the Columbus Dispatch & the Newark Advocate.
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Sara Abou Rashed '21
Sara Abou Rashed's one-woman show, "Map of Myself," premieres in Philadelphia.
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Dr. Ann Townsend reading her poetry
Faculty
Professor of English and poet Ann Townsend has been honored with an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award.
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Prof. David Baker
Faculty
Two poems by Professor of English David Baker have been featured by former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser.
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Denison University Associate Professor of English Sandra Runzo
A new book by Prof. Sandy Runzo explores the impact of popular culture on poet Emily Dickinson.
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Visiting Artists
Narrative Journalism at Denison and the Beck Series welcome writers Eula Biss and John Bresland to campus for master classes and a joint reading.
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Laura Munson '88
Alumni
In "Willa's Grove," by Laura Munson '88, four friends take a a weeklong interlude from life, and face their quandaries.
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Breonna Grant
Educational Studies and English (writing) major and current law student Breonna Grant ’18 recently published an article on partisan gerrymandering.
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Alumni
Award-winning "Queen & Slim," was co-authored by James Frey '92.
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Gus Biggio '93
Alumni
A book of short stories about Frank “Gus” Biggio '93 and his experiences in Afghanistan, “The Wolves of Helmand,” will be published next year.
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Sara Abou Rashed
Student News
"I'm left with no doubt that Sara Abou Rashed '21 is a woman worth knowing," says a reviewer of her one-woman show, "A Map of Myself."
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Chief Hole in the Day
Faculty
Prof. Peter Grandbois follows the life of an Ojibwe chief in "Half-Burnt," a glimpse into a Native American story told outside typical conventions.
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Two student fencers
Faculty
Denison's Fencing Coach Peter Grandbois uses mindfulness practices as part of team training.
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Alumni
Nashville Public Schools honored Judge Richard Dinkins '74 with the Nelson C. Andrews Distinguished Service Award for his "esteemed career of service."
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Matt Harrington '84
Matt Harrington '84, a member of the Denison Board of Trustees, has been appointed global president of leading communications firm Edelman.
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