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Ching-chu
"The hope moment is this idea of a moment in between your inhale and your exhale," says Prof. Ching-chu Hu of his musical inspiration.
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Karen Spierling
In the face of the coronavirus outbreak, Prof. Karen Spierling focuses on the value proposition of a liberal arts education.
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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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William Payne
Faculty
Prof. Terrance Dean discovered the history behind the first town in California founded by African Americans, including Denisonian William Payne.
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Prof. Harry Heft
Some of Emeriti Psychology Prof. Harry Heft's research on cognitive mapping was developed on the Denison campus - see why it's important today.
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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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Denison Science quad
For the fourth time in the past five years, Denison is a top-producing Fulbright college.
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Paul Djupe
Prof. Paul Djupe finds the rate driving up the religious nones appears to be slowing, and shares some reasons why that might be happening.
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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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Prof. Karen Graves
Faculty
In an Education Week article, Prof. Karen Graves speaks out on LGBT issues in education against the background of a pending US Supreme Court decision.
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An NSF grant funds research to map the longest Mississippi River Flood on record while supporting inclusive undergraduate geoscience research.
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Denison's MLK celebrations to feature Dierdre Cooper Owens
Ceremonies
Award-winning author Deirdre Cooper Owens to deliver Denison MLK keynote "Why We Can't Wait: Reckoning with Race and Health Inequalities”
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Adam Davis
Faculty
Professor of History Adam Davis has written a new book on the rise of the hospital during Europe’s first great age of commerce.
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Volcano errupting
Faculty
Prof. Klemetti says the Tala volcano, formed in the middle of a lake in the Philippines, is one of the 10 most dangerous volcanos in the world.
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Flags of southeast asian countries
Announcements & Updates
A $41,000 grant will support a post-doctoral teaching fellow who will teach semester-long courses on Buddhism, Islam, and Hinduism.
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Chris David Westover at Warsaw Competition
Recognition & Accolades
Assistant Professor Chris David Westover has recently won recognition in two competitions.
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Faculty participate in MBSR training
Wellness Events
A new faculty training infuses mindfulness stress reduction into campus culture.
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Volcano errupting
Faculty
"Treat volcanoes with the respect that they deserve because they are relatively unpredictable," says vulcanologist & prof. Erik Klemetti.
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Faculty
"What are the chances that the world can survive increasing globalization without the humanities?" asks Prof. Karen Spierling.
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Nausica Marcos Miguel
Faculty
Prof. Nausica Marcos Miguel serves as researcher-participant to a $50,000 research grant on Spanish language textbooks.
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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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Prof. Emily Nemeth
Faculty
Denison Prof. Emily Nemeth has been recognized for her leadership and accomplishments through placement on a county-wide 20 Under 40 list.
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River Warbler in its natural habitat
Biodiversity is changing at different rates across the globe, according to a team of international researchers, including Prof. Sarah Supp.
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Shiri Noy, Assistant Professor of Sociology
Groundbreaking research by a Denison sociologist shed new light on the controversial topic of the value of “thoughts and prayers.”
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David Baker
David Baker, poet and English professor, gives a reading from his latest book "Swift," and an interview about his work.
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Our worries about fears over Generation Z are overblown, says Denison Asst. prof. Miranda Sachs.
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Student walking on Chapel Walk
Denison students will access immersive professional experiences in the nation’s capital, thanks to a partnership with The Washington Center.
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Prof Michael Croley
Author & Prof. Michael Croley is a Weymouth Writer-in-Residence; he will read from his debut short-story collection, “Any Other Place: Stories.”
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Prof. Shiri Noy
Is there value to the phrase "Thoughts & Prayers"? Prof. Shiri Noy's research explores this idea - the results are surprising.
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