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Economist Jay Corrigan probes what consumers will pay for such "non-market" goods as the Fair Trade label and even pollution prevention. More...

Kenyon News Digest December 2006

Award-Winning Poet
Assistant Professor of Spanish Victor Rodríguez-Núñez has won the 2006 Leonor Poetry Prize for his book-length poem Actas de medianoche/part II. The prize provides publication of the book along with an award of 10,000 euros (more than $13,000). Part I of the poem won a prize in 2005. More...

Now at the Getty
Photography by Provost and Professor of Art Gregory Spaid '68 is on display at the Getty Museum, as part of the exhibit "Where We Were: Photographs of America from the Berman Collection," which runs through February 25. More...

'Tis the Season
The College brought the fall semester to a close with song and ceremony, a festive cultural outpouring that belied, and perhaps assuaged, the frenetic rush to complete papers and cram for exams--or, in the case of faculty, to write the exams and grade the papers. More...

Aiding the Homeless
A month-long service project, the brainchild of Aaron Clark-Ginsberg '08, has reached a successful conclusion, raising more than $2,500 to help the homeless of Knox County. More...

Dance Extravaganza
The Kenyon College Dance and Drama Club presented its fall dance concert on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, December 7, 8, and 9 in the Hill Theater.More...

Speak Out Day
Nationally known political figure Carol Moseley Braun spoke on December 5 in Rosse Hall, in a lecture titled "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised." More...

Save the Date
Mark your calendars now: Reunion Weekend for classes ending in 2 and 7 is Friday-Sunday, June 1-3, 2007. Registration materials will be mailed in March 2007 to these classes, and online registration will begin in March. The registration deadline for Reunion Weekend 2007 is May 11. Questions? Go to http://www.kenyon.edu/x15774.xml.

Charitable IRA Rollover: A Unique Giving Opportunity
If you are age 70 ˝ or older, new legislation--H.R. 4, the Pension Protection Act of 2006--allows you to make cash gifts through a "qualified charitable distribution" or "charitable IRA rollover" totaling up to $100,000 a year from your traditional or Roth IRA to Kenyon College without incurring income tax on the withdrawal. The provision is effective for tax years 2006 and 2007 only, so you must act by December 31 to take full advantage. More...

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 calendar year, you might wish to do so before December 31, 2006. Otherwise, we hope you will consider making your commitment to Kenyon before the fiscal year concludes on June 30, 2007. Your participation makes a difference. Please visit http://gift.kenyon.edu to make a gift to the 2006-07 Kenyon Fund or Kenyon Parents Fund.

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Alumni Events

Nashville Regional Association: Learning in the Company of Friends William B. Scott, Professor of History, presents "The Quarry Chapel Restoration: A Community Effort" Tuesday, January 9, 2007. More...

Athletics

Field Hockey
Kilroe tabbed regional Coach of the Year More...

Men's Lacrosse
Larson lands spot on preseason All-America team More...

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