Together We Grow
Gifts to the College far outstripped expectations again this year, with a record number of donors contributing more than $4.2 million to the Kenyon Fund and the Kenyon Parents Fund. More...
Biking and Building
For two months this summer, Shawn Gulati, Class of 2008, is off his feet and on a seat, pumping pedals and wearing out wheels for charity. A regular on Kenyon's cross country and track rosters, Gulati temporarily set aside his running spikes to become involved with Bike and Build, an organization that challenges its participants to assist in affordable housing construction while on cross-country cycling treks. More...
From Sea Birds to Perfect Numbers
Ants and archaeology. Storm petrels and perfect numbers. Kenyon students are researching an extraordinarily wide range of topics this summer as part of the Summer Science Scholars program. More...
Math + Poetry = Fibs
Forget haiku. The hottest short-form poetry today is the Fib: a compact lyric with a syllable count derived from the Fibonacci sequence. Inspired by this trend, the Kenyon math department recently sponsored a Fib-writing contest, with prizes offered for the top-rated entries. More...
Eduardo Rodriguez, Class of 2007, won first prize and Audrey Kaem, Class of 2008, won an honorable mention in the microeconomics division at the Sixth Annual Undergraduate Economics Paper Contest at Bowling Green State University. More...
Exploring the Invisible
When Annie Lambla, Class of 2007, decided to design a synoptic major in museum studies and material culture, she never imagined she'd be evaluating the driving habits of taxicabs in San Francisco. But that's what Lambla ended up doing as part of an internship at San Francisco's Exploratorium museum last summer. More...
Save the Dates
What could be more beautiful than Kenyon in October? Plan now to return for these upcoming celebrations:
October 7: Homecoming Weekend. Football against Earlham, Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner (the recipients will be announced next month), and Collegian reunion/150th anniversary.
October 20-22: Family Weekend. A preliminary schedule and registration materials will be mailed in mid August.
Director of Multicultural Admissions at the Assistant/Associate Level, and Assistant/Associate Director of Admissions. For complete job descriptions and information on how to apply, please go to http://www.kenyon.edu/x32378.xml
Support Kenyon: Every Gift Makes a Difference for Kenyon
We would like to extend sincere thanks to all who contributed to the 2005-06 Kenyon Fund and Kenyon Parents Fund. Your participation helped the College reach new heights in giving. Please visit http://gift.kenyon.edu to make a gift to the 2006-07 Kenyon Fund or Kenyon Parents Fund.
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