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Fabulous Fulbrights

Kenyon recognized as a top producer of Fulbright fellows in 2005 More...

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Medieval and Modern
Laurie Finke, director of the women's and gender studies program, finds herself at home intellectually with both King Arthur and feminist theory. More...

Kenyon News Digest November 2005

Master Storyteller
Acclaimed novelist, poet, and short-story writer Ha Jin, winner of the 1999 National Book Award, will visit Kenyon's campus on Monday and Tuesday, November 14 and 15, to speak about writing and the creative process. More...

Calling All Poets
The Kenyon Review, one of the nation's best-known and most honored literary magazines, is accepting submissions for the Patricia Grodd Poetry Prize for Young Writers. High school sophomores and juniors are invited to participate. More...

Fast Track to Teaching
Kenyon students interested in teaching as a career can now take advantage of a best-of-both-worlds opportunity. More...

Protein Engineer
Assistant Professor of Chemistry John Hofferberth, who joined the Kenyon faculty this year, has received a $30,000 Faculty Start-up Award from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. More...

Literary Achievement
Roger Angell, the renowned baseball writer who has also been fiction editor of the New Yorker, and Umberto Eco, the Italian author of such best-selling novels as The Name of the Rose and Foucault's Pendulum, have been named the winners of the 2005 Kenyon Review Award for Literary Achievement. More...

Online Photo Albums for Alumni
Wondering what your classmates are up to these days? Check to see if they have posted an online photo album. Do you have pictures of your wedding, a new baby, or a fantastic vacation that you'd like to share? Create your own online photo album -- visit the Alumni Online Community and click on "Create an online photo album."

Life Celebrations
Many alumni will remember Tom Edwards, the past dean of students, and Catherine Levengood, who has worked in the Student Affairs Center for twenty-eight years. In the next month, they will both be celebrating major life events. The alumni office invites alumni to send best wishes.

Tom Edwards will celebrate his 80th birthday on November 15th. Birthday wishes may be sent to Edwards at Catherine Levengood will be retiring in December. E-mail retirement wishes for Levengood may be sent to Associate Dean of Students Cheryl Steele at Steele will compile the wishes into a retirement book for Levengood.

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