issue 02 | winter 2021
A semester like no other, how Denison successfully opened its doors amid a global pandemic.
How Sarah Davis ’94 works to protect the park from the people and the people from the park as Chief Ranger at Yellowstone.

By Elliott Woods; Photos by Vance Jacobs

Football, flu, and a World War: The Trials and Tribulations of Fall Semester, 1918.

By James Hale ’78

A Letter from the President

A look back at a challenging semester and the strength of the Denison community.

By Adam S. Weinberg, President

President Adam Weinberg

The Office

Teaching and advising students in a global pandemic requires creativity, new modes of operation, and a re-think of what an office might be.
Karen Spierling, Professor of History & Director of Global Commerce

A Season of Resilience

When the NCAC cancelled conference play due to COVID, Denison’s coaches and athletes reimagined what a season could look like.

By Craig Hicks


On Deck

How softball player Maggie Ballentine ’23 stays game-ready in an era of uncertainty.

By Dan Morell

Maggie Ballentine ’21


Beep, Beep, Numerology, Top Hat, Building Blocks
SteamRoller Bagel car

Water World

Nick Flocken ’09 looks back on his time with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.
Nick Flocken ’09

Class Notes

The Queen of Biz

T-Mobile Executive Monisha Mukhija ’11 offers tips and tricks for women early on the career path.
Monisha Mukhija ’11

Hackers Beware

Heather Bellini ’91, CFO at a cybersecurity company, is putting her money on AI to beat hackers.
Heather Bellini ’91

Class Notes

All information listed in class notes was submitted prior to June 10, 2020.
Dad’s Chevy Coupe and a few good friends

In Memoriam

Scott Trumbull ’70, Life Trustee

To hear his fellow fraternity brothers tell it, to be around Scott Trumbull ’70 was to be inspired to greatness.

By Alice Duncanson; Illustration by Gisela Goppel

Scott Trumbull ’70

David Hume Bayley ’55, Life Trustee

As the world’s pre-eminent scholar of comparative policing and consultant to democratic police worldwide, David’s career took him around the globe.

By Alice Duncanson; Illustration by Gisela Goppel

Life Trustee David Hume Bayley ’55

The Last Word

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