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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.
via Wall Street Journal
The Beck Series brings renowned authors and poets to campus so students learn from expert writers in multiple genres.
Midwest cities like Columbus have had some of the most resilient job markets during the pandemic.
via Wall Street Journal
For the fourth consecutive year, Denison University has been named a Fulbright Top Producing Institution.
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.
via Discovery Magazine
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.
Second in a series of investigative reporting by Journalism students on Black lives in Newark.
via Newark Advocate
International Studies major Khalil Bentley ‘20 has been awarded a prestigious Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Graduate Fellowship.
Musical composer Bryan Blaskie ‘09 shares his thoughts about the bright lights of Broadway and why getting a bad grade can actually be a good thing.
Philosophy major Rob Moore ‘12 is the principal for Scioto Analysis, a public policy analysis firm based in Columbus, Ohio.
Data Analytics major Jill Reiner hit the big time as one of three winners in the national NFL Data Bowl.
Psychology major Sullivan Ray’s quantifies the benefits of mindfulness during a pandemic.
Journalism students investigate and report on Black lives in Newark in a series collaboration with the Newark Advocate and the NAACP.
via Newark Advocate
Denison’s new Director of Campus Safety shares some of his thoughts about campus communities.
Denison is a QuestBridge college partner providing top-tier education to academically outstanding students regardless of financial background.
Denison University announced it has been selected as a QuestBridge partner college.
A senior describes how his Red Frame experience helped him prepare for the working world.
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Jake Coplin ‘20

Research by Prof. Paul Djupe and Jacob Dennen ‘21 finds that identification with QAnon, Christian nationalism, Trump and anti-Semitism are linked.
via Washington Post
If you can work from anywhere, where do you want to live? Denison’s next-door neighbor Columbus tops the list - making it a great place to launch.
via Livability.com
Denison University announces David Rose will join the university as Director of Campus Safety beginning January 11, 2021.
Lava lakes, Lava flows, Lava domes, Prof. and vulcanologist Erik Klemetti waxes poetic on the mysteries of lava.
via Discover Magazine
Sophia Menconi ‘20 is directing Samantha Simone (CBS “Blue Bloods”) and Xaiver Reyes (Kinky Boots National Tour) in “The Pee Test.”
via allevents.com
Prof. Fadhel Kaboub shares how to Modern Monetary Theory insights to current issues such as the pandemic.
via rosalux.nyc
Heather Bellini ‘91 leaves a Goldman Sachs partnership to take a startup cybersecurity firm to the next level.
Prof. Karen Powell Sears explains the history behind racist practices in real estate and banking industries that restrict Black home ownership.
via Columbus Dispatch
Economics major Miles Davis ‘20 landed a great job at Cisco Systems in San Jose — here’s how he made it happen
Denison’s Studio Art department introduces Columbus Creative in Residence program.
Emmy-winning Matthew Hamachek ‘03 shares stories from his first Hollywood foray on the set of Master and Commander.
via Talkhouse.com
In “Fat,” professor Hanne Blank explores the historical and cultural history of fatness.
As a congressional intern for the US House of Representatives, Elle Stevens ’20 is contributing to history.
Thinking about boxes helped Dana Randall ‘21 step outside of hers.
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Dana Randall ‘21

Bloomberg Terminals give students access to real-time financial news and data — and help prepare them for careers in business and finance.
“Midland: Reports from Flyover Country,” by profs Michael Croley and Jack Shuler is lauded for making reporting with ongoing value more accessible.
via Niemanlab.org
Leading employers and alumni share in an eight-week overview of industries skills, experiences, and trending career paths.
by

Malina Infante ‘24

When professors Fareeda Griffith and Karen Powell Sears began a mentoring program for women of color, they were creating an entirely new model.
Columbus Makes Art interviews music prof. Pete Mills about the impact of the pandemic on teaching and the arts community.
via Columbus Underground
As a patient care assistant in a children’s hospital Taka Higuchi ‘20 provides a welcoming and calming presence at the start of an anxiety-filled day.
“I definitely try to be a strong mentor for all my women students,” says math and computer science professor Sarah Wolff.
via Newark Advocate
Teaching college students is both science and art. So what happens when that balance is upset by a pandemic?
The COVID-19 pandemic gives Denison professors the opportunity to learn fresh methods of teaching.
“Volcanoes can be somewhat unpredictable, even with the best monitoring,” says Prof. Erik Klemetti in an article about New Zealand’s White Island.
via Scoop.com
College students are starting to depend more on a range of different entities to meet their needs.
by

Adam Weinberg

Artist and professor Micaela Vivero explores space and balance in a recent exhibition in Rota, Spain.
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By Dana Randall ‘21

For the first time in its 26 years, the weeklong writing program for high schoolers, annually held on Denison’s campus was entirely online.
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Savannah Delgross ‘19

Denison University Launches a Program That Allows Students to Take a “Gap Year, Without the Gap”
Full Story Film Festival features student stories and an intimate look at lives lived under COVID-19.
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Liz Anastasiadis ‘21

Oyauma Garrison ‘96, president and CEO for A Kid Again, is a finalist for Columbus CEO of the Year.
via Columbus CEO
A theatre production by and for people of color opens horizons for the entire campus.