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Kenyon News Digest May 2006

Dean of Students Named
Kenyon has chosen Tammy M. Gocial as its new dean of students, President S. Georgia Nugent announced. More...

Hill to Hill
Kenyon has a long, proud tradition, going back more than 140 years, of alumni serving with distinction in Washington, D.C. On Tuesday, May 9, 150 of Kenyon's current crop of Beltway grads attended a Capitol Hill reception, dubbed "Hill to Hill," honoring President S. Georgia Nugent. More...

So Close
The Widener University Pioneers held off the final Kenyon College Lords' surge Wednesday and escaped McBride Field with an 11-9 victory in the first round of the NCAA Division III lacrosse tournament. More...

Environmental Leaders
Two Kenyon students have been awarded prestigious scholarships from the Morris K. Udall Foundation to support their research in environmental studies. More...

Where Does Our Food Come From?
Where did the ingredients in that caesar salad originate? How many miles did that lettuce travel before ending up on your plate? These often-unasked questions about the world's food system were the subject of an event organized by students in Professor of Sociology Howard Sacks's "Fieldwork: Rural Life" seminar. More...

Guggenheim Winner
A work exploring the notion of an American "cultural commons" has earned a 2006 fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation for Lewis Hyde, the Richard L. Thomas Professor of Creative Writing at Kenyon. More...

Celebrating Accomplishments
The Kenyon community came together to celebrate the accomplishments of students, teachers, and mentors at the annual Honors Day convocation. More...

Reunion Weekend
At Reunion Weekend 2006, Kenyon will welcome back classes ending in 6 and 1. A new face to look for will be Kent Woodward-Ginther, Class of 1993, recently named director of regional events. The full Reunion schedule is available at www.kenyon.edu/reunion.xml

Memory Book
A memory book is being compiled for Cheryl Steele, associate dean of students and current acting dean of students, who will begin her duties as dean of students at Sweet Briar College in early July. Cheryl touched countless lives during her twenty years at Kenyon. Alumni and parents are invited to send memories and good wishes for inclusion in the book by June 19 to Lisa Schott at schottl@kenyon.edu or by mail to Lisa Schott, Office of Alumni and Parent Programs, 103 Chase Avenue, Gambier, OH 43022.

Looking for Alumni Bulletin Sources
For a future issue of the Alumni Bulletin, the Office of Public Affairs is seeking Kenyon alumni with professional experience or expertise in the area of rising college costs or how to pay for college. Please contact Director of Public Affairs Shawn Presley at presleys@kenyon.edu.

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 30. 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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