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Kenyon will officially dedicate the new athletic center next month. Festivities are scheduled for April 20-22, 2006. More...

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Back Home Again
Nhu Truong, Class of 2006, found political insights and personal surprises during a study-abroad program in her native Vietnam. More...

Kenyon News Digest March 2006

NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships
The Lords claimed their NCAA record 27th straight national swimming and diving title. The Lords' streak is the longest in any sport and any division of the NCAA. The Ladies took silver in what turned out to be the closest NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championship ever.

Reunion Weekend 2006
Kenyon will welcome back classes ending in "6" and "1," as well as the Owl Creek Singers and the Kenyon/Exeter Program, which celebrates its 30th anniversary. The registration materials were mailed around March 17 to the honored classes and special affinity groups. Online registration begins on March 20. 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.

Marching to Victory
The March, by acclaimed novelist E.L. Doctorow, Class of 1952, has won both the 2006 PEN/Faulkner Award and the 2005 National Book Critics Circle prize for fiction. Also a finalist for the National Book Award, The March is considered a strong candidate to win Doctorow his first Pulitzer Prize. More...

Best of the Best
Five poems from recent issues of the Kenyon Review have been selected for inclusion in The Best American Poetry 2006 anthology. More...

Russian Research
Two Kenyon students will be traveling to Russia to conduct research in the coming months, thanks to awards from the Global Partners Project. More...

Research Award
George E. "Mac" McCarthy, professor of sociology, has received a research fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The $40,000 award will allow McCarthy to conduct research on his topic, "Aristotle and Kant in Classical Social Theory," during the next academic year. More...

Swimmer Honored
Carla Ainsworth, Class of 1995, was selected as the Division III Most Outstanding Swimmer over the past twenty-five years of National Collegiate Athletic Association championship competition. More...

Stem Cell Ethics
Ruth R. Faden, a leading authority on medical ethics, will speak on "The Ethics of Stem Cell Research: Moral Status, Moral Values," on Monday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Rosse Hall Auditorium. More...

Liberal Arts
For four weeks beginning on Monday, March 20, Olin Art Gallery will host a rotating show that represents the culmination of months of effort by fourteen Kenyon seniors, all majoring in studio art. Each week, three or four students will fill the gallery with light, color, texture, sound, and movement, utilizing an array of media as eclectic and unexpected as the students themselves. More...

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Reunion Weekend
May 26-28, 2006


Men's Baseball
KC closes out Florida trip with two more wins. Sophomore Blaise Milburn goes 5 for 8 in double-header. More...

Women's Outdoor Track
Katie Walker hits provisional mark in first week of outdoor season. More...

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