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The Nan Nowik Writer-in-Residence program brings top poets, writers, literary scholars, and critics to campus.
The beauty of the highly lauded campus on The Hill is the culmination of excellence in planning and execution.
Don and Teckie Shackelford's endowment will support scholarships for high-achieving Columbus City Schools students.
Denison's performing arts camp, debuting in 2023, provides an opportunity for high schoolers to train and collaborate with artists across disciplines.
Denison University welcomes Justin Brown as the university’s director of civil rights and Title IX and special advisor to the president.
Schultz, a USA Today columnist and author of the bestselling The Daughters of Erietown, begins as Professor of Practice in Journalism August 2023.
The university’s accomplishments have led to a growing recognition of Denison’s place among the country’s top liberal arts colleges.
As Denison’s new AVP of People and Culture, Janine Watkins brings a vision for innovation and strategic organization to The Hill.
The Ann and Thomas Hoaglin Wellness Center, Denison’s new home for wellness, opens its doors to students, faculty, and staff.
The new major will equip mathematically oriented students with the knowledge and experience to solve real-world problems.
Following a national search, Denison University is pleased to announce the appointment of Huy Trinh as director of admission.
Denison University’s Kienzle Stadium gives Big Red lacrosse teams a world-class facility to match their talent.
Denison’s new Chief Information Officer Liv Gjestvang, has a wide perspective on the technology landscape of higher education — a global view.
Denison University President Dr. Adam Weinberg has been named the president of the North Coast Athletic Conference.
With many similar goals, Denison University and Otterbein Granville value their collaboration.
Walker, who graduates in May after a stellar four years at Denison, officially replaces Ben Cross ’20, who will complete his term this summer.
Charles Stacy ’22 was recognized for his contribution to “the friendly relations between Granville and the college."
The Kenneth Joseph Hines '04 Memorial Award recognizes students for serving others, leadership, and making positive contributions to community.
Denison University’s Board of Trustees has recently awarded tenure to six members of the faculty.
Denison University partners with Ohio State Wexner Medical Center to bring enhanced health and wellness services to the Granville campus.
Denison professors David Baker and Ching-chu Hu have received grants from the Ohio Arts Council in recognition of the excellence of their work.
WarnerMedia communications executive James Anderson ’85 and Legacy Health President and CEO Kathryn Correia ’79 offer Commencement remarks.
Denison plans to move the needle in Columbus by attracting liberal-arts majors from around the country to upskill for professional careers.
Denison University announces the 2022 Commencement keynote speaker: Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Connie Schultz.
Well-designed pathways combine classroom learning with hands-on experience, leading to successful career launch.
Denison University announces Professor Ching-chu Hu has been named director of the much-admired Vail Series.
A three-year, $386,277 NSF grant will fund faculty and student research on interactions of photons with negative ions.
MLK keynote speaker explores King’s question: “How shall we live?” amid the polarization of our postmodern era.
Denison University was recognized by the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge for increased student voter engagement during the 2020 elections.
Prof. Sangeet Kumar's book, The Digital Frontier: Infrastructures of Control on the Global Web, questions the reach of big technology companies.
Erika Pryor teaches on launching and scaling startups via marketing industry expertise, hands-on workshops, and four internships.
Denison students will take the opportunity to do in-country research on transnational migration in Japan.
Alan Miller, executive editor of The Columbus Dispatch, to join program full-time
Some interesting facts about the entering first-years
The National Science Foundation has awarded Denison $650,000 to enable talented low-income students to pursue majors and careers in STEM fields.
Libby Eckhardt to join Denison's senior staff as vice president for communications and branding
Denison University honors Professor Wes Walter with the prestigious Bonar Family Mentorship and Teaching Excellence Award.
This spring, graduating seniors at Denison University received an unexpected opportunity to become truly impactful philanthropists.
Denison University honors Professor Matt Neal with the prestigious Charles A. Brickman Teaching Excellence Award.
Three Denison University students are participating in The Washington Center’s Summer Academic Internship Program.
Denison University announces groundbreaking for the Ann and Thomas Hoaglin Wellness Center, to open in Fall 2022.
Each year, Denison University celebrates the accomplishments of its outstanding seniors.
Author and Professor Peter Grandbois releases two new collections of poetry about mental illness and aging.
Denison University recognizes three key partners who aided in coordinating the college's COVID-19 response with honorary degrees.
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.
Caroline Bremer '21, a global commerce and communication double major, has been awarded a 2021 Charles J. Ping Student Service Award.
The Denison University Board of Trustees has elected Fatimah Elghazawi ‘21 to serve as the newest Recent Student Trustee.
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.