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Kenyon News Digest April 2006

Speech Acts
A March 14 article in the Washington Post celebrates the rapid rise of 2002 Kenyon graduate Christian D. Brose to "the heights of Washington speechwriting," climbing "in one year from bottom rung to chief speechwriter at the State Department"--a trajectory that "could have been scripted in Hollywood," although it started on a hill in Gambier, Ohio. More...

Gender and Admissions
The op-ed page of the New York Times has published an essay by Kenyon's dean of admissions on one of the tough issues facing colleges, and college applicants, nationwide: the demographic reality that more women than men are applying to college. More...

Molecular Happening
Rarely have science and art merged as enduringly, or as endearingly, as in "Protein Synthesis: An Epic on the Cellular Level." In honor of the dedication of the Kenyon Athletic Center, students and faculty of the departments of dance and biology are recreating the famous "protein synthesis dance" at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, in the multi-activity court at KAC. More...

Superb Scientist
Anna Zimmermann, Class of 2007, has won a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship, the premier undergraduate scholarship program for students planning careers in the sciences, mathematics, or engineering. More...

New Professorship
Longtime Kenyon benefactors Edwin H. Eaton Jr. '60 P'89 H'03, his wife, Christine "Tickie" Eaton, their son Christopher Eaton '89, and Christopher's wife, Colleen Siders Eaton '87, have made a commitment of $2 million to endow a life professorship in anthropology at Kenyon. More...

Array of events will enliven KAC dedication
The new Kenyon Athletic Center (KAC) is already garnering rave reviews from the campus community. Now it's time to officially dedicate the College's newest building. Dedication festivities, April 20-22, will feature an array of activities, from a symposium on human performance to exhibitions and contests showcasing Kenyon athletes and KAC's spectacular new facilities. 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.

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