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Lew Ludwig teaching
30 faculty took a winter-break challenge: learn to solve the Rubik's cube in five minutes or less and learn to become better instructors.
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Mars
NASA will land the most sophisticated rover ever on Mars this week; prof. Erik Klemetti lays out an agenda to map the history of the red planet.
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Shiri Noy, assistant professor of anthropology and sociology
Prof. Shiri Noy recently was awarded a $12,500 grant to examine how religious and secular Americans view kindness in the context of COVID-19.
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Erik Klemetti
Lava lakes, Lava flows, Lava domes, Prof. and vulcanologist Erik Klemetti waxes poetic on the mysteries of lava.
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Faculty
Christian Faur, Director of Collaborative Technologies in the Fine and Performing Arts, was awarded a $4000 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award.
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Prof. Karen Powell Sears
Prof. Karen Powell Sears explains the history behind racist practices in real estate and banking industries that restrict Black home ownership.
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Author and Visiting Assistant Professor Hanne Blank
In “Fat,” professor Hanne Blank explores the historical and cultural history of fatness.
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Midland
"Midland: Reports from Flyover Country," by profs Michael Croley and Jack Shuler is lauded for making reporting with ongoing value more accessible.
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Faculty
An effective college education requires a robust conception of trust, says Prof. Jeff Kurtz in an Inside Higher Ed essay.
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Prof. Sarah Wolff
"I definitely try to be a strong mentor for all my women students," says math and computer science professor Sarah Wolff.
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Volcano
"Volcanoes can be somewhat unpredictable, even with the best monitoring," says Prof. Erik Klemetti in an article about New Zealand's White Island.
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Prof. Karen Powell Sears
Learning about racism and white privilege can make us better, says Prof. Karen Powell Sears.
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Prof. Rachel Mitton-Fry
"Understanding things on an atomic level truly allows you to better understand how the world and the body works," says Asso Prof Rachel Mitton-Fry.
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students performing outside eisner
Broadway may be closed, but performing and other arts are thriving at some colleges, writes Professor Margot Singer.
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American farmland
Denison professors co-edit new book, "Midland: Reports from Flyover Country," a collection of essays that negates stereotypes of the Midwest.
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Jack Shuler
Denison Professor Jack Shuler has published a new book, "This is Ohio: The Overdose Crisis and the Frontlines of a New America."
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Karen Spierling
COVID-19 presents new opportunities for teamwork in academic settings write Global Commerce directors Karen Spierling and Jane Palmer.
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Faculty
Questions of race and identity are at the heart of a controversy over casting a new production of the famous Cleopatra. Classics has an answer.
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Students working together
Faculty
How we train business leaders needs to change—and higher education needs to step up.
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Trish Perry and her son Billy
Enjoy an excerpt from Prof Jack Shuler's recent book, "This is Ohio”: A New Way of Thinking About Addiction.
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Prof. Adam Davis
Scholarship and teaching are enriched via intellectual community, says Prof. Adam Davis, sharing ways to enhance dialogue in today's environment.
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Denison University announces the creation of the William Payne Innovation Lab for Racial, Social, Political, and Communal Sustainability.
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LeBron James
Study by DU Faculty Robert Bennett III notes that Black athletes' potential to connect with voters can be larger than that of politicians.
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Student in class
Announcements & Updates
Global Commerce's Executive in Residence program gives students sustained connections with experienced, successful business and nonprofit execs.
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Columbus, Ohio
Research & Internships
A new partnership with Columbus Public Health offers internships and opportunities to uncover issues of racism in public health.
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Jack Shuler
Faculty
DU Prof. Jack Shuler’s new book reveals courageous men and women combating the overdose crisis in Newark, Ohio.
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Jessica Rettig
Faculty
A recent article spotlighting Biology Professor Jessica Rettig highlights a surprising range of interests.
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Belinda Andrews-Smith
Assistant Professor Belinda Andrews-Smith has won the American Prize for directing the student performance of 'Chicago.'
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Discussion between two people
Faculty
An article about communication modes references Professor Lisbeth Lipari's work.
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Prof. Omedi Ochieng
Faculty
Prof. Omedi Ochieng was a guest of David Rutledge's ABC radio' show "The Philosophy Hour" to discuss nihilism and utopia.
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