Kenyon News Digest, January 19, 2009


A Dream Today
The dream of Martin Luther King Jr. and the vision of Barack Obama will frame the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Dialogue on January 19 at the Brandi Recital Hall.

Kenyon Admissions and the Economy
Dean of Admissions Jennifer Delahunty reassures families concerned about the economic crisis and their college hopes.

Helping Hands
Dan Caplan '09 shares his thoughts about helping the people of New Orleans recover from Hurricane Katrina. This month, the College fielded a community-service trip to Galveston, Texas, in the wake of Hurricane Ike.

Just Rewards
Football standout, sociology researcher, and future criminal justice expert Yancy Edwards '09 wins another honor, claiming a spot on the All-America team.

Latina Journalist Visits
Alma Guillermoprieto, author and journalist, shares her thoughts on the Brazilian carnival and the new narcoculture in Mexico.

New at the Olin Gallery: Science Meets Art
The "Wunderkammern" exhibition at the Olin Art Gallery blends historic scientific instruments with sculpture, photographs, and natural objects, echoing cabinet-of-curiosity collections begun in the Renaissance.

Support Kenyon: Every Gift Makes a Difference
We would like to extend sincere thanks to all who have donated to the Kenyon Fund and the Kenyon Parents Fund. Help us make 2008-09 another successful year by making a gift. These two funds are a critical part of Kenyon's $230 million campaign, We are Kenyon: The Drive for Excellence. Your participation makes a difference. Please visit http://gift.kenyon.edu to make a gift to the 2008-09 Kenyon Fund or Kenyon Parents Fund.

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Learning in the Company of Friends

Boston, MA
President S. Georgia Nugent, February 11, 2009.

Save the Date

Washington, DC
Reception with President S. Georgia Nugent and Director of the Center for the Study of American Democracy John Fortier February 26, 2009.

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