In today’s interconnected world, we need a deep appreciation of cultures as well as knowledge of languages, habits, and norms. Understanding global perspectives will be essential throughout the 21st century and beyond. Our students will be competing in a highly competitive global environment and Denison seeks to prepare them for that set of challenges.

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Elliot Hayne ’20, a geosciences major, sailed with SEA Semester on a scientific research voyage to the remote Phoenix Islands in the Pacific Ocean.
Denison University welcomes two students through the Sutton Trust US Program, funded by the US-UK Fulbright Commission.
Jimmy Fennessey ’19 has been awarded a prestigious Boren Scholarship to study in Jordan during the 2019-20 academic year.
A Summer Seminar in Central Asia interweaves strands of knowledge in economics, politics, history and medicine.
Rachel Abbott ’19 will teach children and explore Germany — thanks to a Fulbright award.
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Liz Anastasiadis ’21

Two Denison students were awarded prestigious Goldwater Scholarships for their scientific research.
A Fulbright Teaching Assistantship to Turkey gives Madina Khudaynazar ’19 an opportunity to revisit her own family’s roots.
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Alina Panek ’20

A Fulbright Scholarship will bring Julia Laden ’19 to the Canary Islands, where she will teach English to young children.
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Liz Anastasiadis ‘21

“When you’re a Latina in education, it’s about giving back,” says Fulbright award-winner Andrea Vallejo ’19.
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Alina Panek’20

Mrinalini Mitra ’20 founded a nonprofit to connect people & global resources. One of her first efforts was a conference for young women in India.
Learning Shakespeare in the land of the Bard of Stratford-on-Avon gave Sarah Wilson ’20 a frame a reference that adds meaning to majors.
Alex Lopez ’19 has been filming in Rwanda over the past two summers, telling the story of a young man with HIV.
For Oliver Reinecke ’19, a summer internship led to learning and an opportunity to represent his company at a NASA conference.
The Columbus community previewed “A Map of Myself,” a one-woman performance by Sara Abou Rashed ’21, about her short-yet-complex personal history.
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We need to give our students the opportunities to help them develop the skills, values, and habits of effectively working in global ways.
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Adam Weinberg

King Richard III is one of the most talked-about figures in history. Denison students find that the famous monarch may not be who we thought he was.
Brianne Jaquette ’06 is traveling Norway as a Fulbright Scholar giving lectures and getting to know the country.
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Brianne Jaquette ’06

Denison partners with Medill School of Journalism for Between Coasts conference.
Denison is collaborating on a workshop for high school girls in India. Two Denison profs will teach on issues concerning women across disciplines.
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Chap Petersen ’54 has traveled to more than 180 countries in his lifetime - and he has stories to share.
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A scholarship helped Kimberly Gutiérrez ’20 study abroad in Spain, where she hopes to gain more skills on her way to a law degree.
In comparison to seniors at other elite institutions, DU seniors are significantly more likely to say their college experience was game-changing.
Network with and learn from global executives as Denison alumni and other industry leaders visit campus to meet with Denison students.
Global Commerce junior Annie Rose spent fall semester interning in Paris, France.
Three Denison students were called upon for recognition at the 2017 American Model United Nations conference.
Denison and American University of Cairo School of Business partner for a class on international politics and business.
via American University of Cairo School of Business
Charlotte King discovers lifelong connections through her off-campus study.
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In the summer of 2017, Imani Holmes ’19 took advantage of two experiences that were, quite literally, in different worlds.
Rachel Epstein ’18 got out of her comfort zone - and became a global citizen
by Rachel Epstein '18
Alexis Lopez ’19 traveled to Rwanda this summer as a part of Denison’s Summer Scholars program.
Several Denison University students have been awarded prestigious international scholarships.
Imani Abernathy ’16 meets former President Barack Obama.
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Communication major Richard Wehman ’17 experiences a small part of the great continent and his life is changed.
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Molly Keisman ’19

Yvonne-Marie Mokam, assistant professor of French, has received a grant to travel to Fort-de-France in Martinique and Pointe-a-Pitre in Guadeloupe.
The Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA) has awarded Denison University a Global Crossroads Initiative/Mellon Foundation Grand Challenge grant.
Three Denison University students studied science in Germany this past summer.
When Alexa Dorris ’12 studied abroad in Senegal, she learned about the dynamic role of music in transformation and healing.
by Alexa Dorris ‘12
International student Chi Nguyen ’17 negotiates a complicated and fulfilling path.
Nominated three times for the Nobel Peace Prize, Tony Hall ’64 finds his life’s work in helping the hungry.
Tawnee GreenRiver ’16 is studying human development as it relates to interactions across cultures in Italy at the Umbra Institute.
“The sulfur is what causes most of the respiratory issues,” Erik Klemetti, a geoscientist at Denison University in Ohio, told VICE News.
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Erik W. Klemetti explains that the Colima volcano shoots out sticky lava when gases trapped inside new magma collect, causing pressure to build.
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Denison was one of five colleges who will participate in a $2 million grant from Mellon.
Erik Klemetti’s work has taken him to Lassen Peak in CA, the Okataina caldera complex in New Zealand and Aucanquilcha in Chile, all active volcanoes.
via Columbus Dispatch
Encouraging students to view the world from interdisciplinary perspectives and to be broadly concerned with social, political, and other processes.