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Author and Professor Peter Grandbois releases two new collections of poetry about mental illness and aging.
For academic parents and other busy faculty members, Denison Prof. Julie Mujic shares some productive ways to spend those precious free moments.
via Inside Higher Ed
Denison University recognizes three key partners who aided in coordinating the college’s COVID-19 response with honorary degrees.
This year’s Podcast-a-thon engaged over 250 students and faculty from 9 classes, mentored by audio professionals.
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Liz Anastasiadis ’21

Denison’s Eisner Center director talks about keeping the arts alive during the year-plus of COVID-19.
via Newark Advocate
“I’ve had the special privilege of working with a broad range of colleagues to build a program from scratch … and help it evolve.” Abram Kaplan.
via Newark Advocate
Denison University has been recognized for its efforts to create natural pollinator habitats on its campus.
Denison senior Meg Wilson, a biology major from Columbus, Ohio, has been honored as a recipient of the 2021 Louis Kussmaul Friendship Award.
Technology, student choice, and career prep will factor more heavily into colleges’ decision-making going forward, says President Adam Weinberg.
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Adam Weinberg

Heaven Wade ‘21 always knew she wanted to go into the medical field to help people — but she is “not a fan of blood,” so she focused on research.
Caroline Bremer ‘21, a global commerce and communication double major, has been awarded a 2021 Charles J. Ping Student Service Award.
Walt Dakota Williams ‘84 brings 30 years of experience to his role as Economic Development Director for Madison, WI.
via The River Bender
The Denison University Board of Trustees has elected Fatimah Elghazawi ‘21 to serve as the newest Recent Student Trustee.
Cancel culture emerges to “takedown” behaviors that represent implicit bias, but research shows we all carry bias, says Prof. Toni King.
via Columbus Dispatch
Business culture consultant Laura Kriska ’87 has built a life diving deep into other cultures and bridging the gaps between worlds.
Quantum enthusiast Rahul Shrestha ’21 is many things at once: student, teacher, researcher, yearbook editor & designer, and international student.
Startup entrepreneur Nick Yehle ’20 is guided to his goal with help from Denison’s Red Frame Lab
Denison faculty Thomas Bressoud and David White announce the publication of a new data science textbook, titled “Introduction to Data Systems.”
Denison University has awarded tenure to John McHugh, Emily Nemeth, Omedi Ochieng, Hyun Woong Park, Luis Villanueva, Sarah Wolff, and Hoda Yousef.
The importance of art - especially in a world divided by COVID, politics, and distance - is a tangible thing.
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Anna Mae Murphy ‘21

Denison has been awarded a $400K NSF grant to obtain a state-of-the-art scanning electron microscope that deepens student and faculty research.
Cinema major Arman Meinecke ‘21 is a cinematic storyteller with great experiences that give him a leg up in the film industry.
Author and nationally recognized theologian Kelly Brown Douglas will serve as Denison’s 2021 Commencement speaker.
Denison’s new Global Health major explores how societal issues impact healthcare across the world, including global responses to disease.
Maintaining campus health and safety—while also allowing a full college experience—requires a shift in thinking and partnership with students.
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Adam Weinberg

President Weinberg on why spring break is different this year, maintaining campus health and safety—while also allowing a full college experience.
via The Hill
Vibrant textiles from Denison Museum are the subject of Fashioning Identity: Mola Textiles of Panamá, an exhibition at the Cleveland Museum of Art.
via Medium.com
Denison University announces a new program, Earth and Environmental Sciences (EESC), a STEM-based approach to exploring Earth.
An associate for Copley Equity Partners in Boston, Wills Hutras ’20 talks about why the Global Commerce major was a great fit for his career.
Nicholas Reichert ‘22 has a campus job in IT where he is learning more about himself and gaining pragmatic skills that will stand him in good stead.
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Anna Mae Murphy ‘21

A prestigious summer program gives Cynthia Guerrero ‘22 the knowledge and networks to achieve her goals.
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Malina Infante ‘24

Lucy Carlisle ‘20 launched her own business after graduating. She started years earlier with three internships and a opportunity-packed college career.
Denison and Ohiolina Music Festival announce a three-year partnership for students to perform with and learn from national touring musicians.
The Reporting Project puts Journalism students where the stories are happening — and gives them a place to practice their craft.
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.