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Digging for Complexity
Michael Levine, one of Kenyon's experts on eating disorders and body image, pushes his students to question the assumptions underlying the facts. More...

Kenyon News Digest February 2006

Kerry at Commencement
U.S. Senator John F. Kerry will present the Commencement address at Kenyon's 178th graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 20. Kerry is best known as the Democratic challenger to President George W. Bush in 2004, in a closely fought election that culminated in Ohio, whose Election Day drama included a noteworthy chapter featuring Kenyon students. More...

KAC Dedication April 20-22, 2006
Kenyon's spectacular new athletic center opened its doors to the campus on January 25. Now plans are underway for the gala dedication. Kenneth Cooper, M.D., will be the keynote speaker on Thursday, April 20. One of the earliest medical doctors to advocate disease prevention through aerobic exercise, Cooper is often given credit for starting a worldwide fitness revolution when his first book, Aerobics, was published in 1968. Dr. Cooper's address is just one of many special events scheduled to celebrate this superb new facility. More...

Prizewinning Poetry
Assistant Professor of Spanish Victor Rodríguez-Núñez has won the 2005 Fray Luis de León (Accésit) Prize for his book-length poem Actas de medianoche/part 1. The prize involves publication of the book along with an award of 6,000 euros (more than $7,000). More...

Italian Idyll
The Kenyon Review will return in June to the picturesque village of Vitorchiano, Italy, to present a fiction-writing workshop along with a new workshop on reading poetry. More...

Full Circle
It's come full circle. Juvenilia, written by James E. Michael Playwright-in-Residence and Associate Professor of Drama Wendy MacLeod, may have premiered in New York City, but the play was conceived in Gambier. Now it's being performed here as well. More...

Thomas Chair
Kenyon students have the good fortune to hone their skills this semester in advanced fiction writing and creative nonfiction workshops taught by Courtney Angela Brkic, the 2006 Thomas Chair of Creative Writing. More...

Noted Lecturer
Outspoken environmentalist and noted author Terry Tempest Williams, whose interests range from land use and wildlife in the American West to wartime suffering in Rwanda, came to campus to give two talks. More...

World-Class Music
Trumpeter Gabriel Alegría, Class of 1993, brought his "4future music" tour, featuring his six-piece Afro-Peruvian jazz ensemble, to Kenyon for a concert on Thursday, January 19. More...

Alumni Ballot
The ballot for the Kenyon College Alumni Trustee and Alumni Council elections is available online. You may vote for the candidates of your choice by logging in to the Kenyon Alumni Association Online Community and clicking on "Vote." Ballots will be accepted through April 14, and results of the election will be announced in May. If you have not previously registered for the Online Community, you will need to do so before voting.

Support Kenyon
Every gift makes a difference for Kenyon. We would like to extend sincere thanks to all who have already donated to the Kenyon Fund and the Kenyon Parents Fund. If you haven't given yet this year, please consider doing so before the fiscal year concludes on June 30th. Your participation makes a difference. Please visit http://gift.kenyon.edu to make a gift to the 2005-06 Kenyon Fund or Kenyon Parents Fund

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