Kenyon News Digest, February 16, 2009

Hornworms, Crayfish, and Bluebirds
Over the winter recess, eight Kenyon biology students presented seven research posters at the annual meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) held in Boston, January 3-7, 2009.

Eurydice in Bolton
The second mainstage production in the 2008-09 Bolton Theater series, an inventive reimagining of the Orpheus myth from the point of view of the female character, held the spotlight earlier this month.

Phashionable Philander's Phling
Stephanie Reiches '09 describes her preparations for the annual Philander's Phebruary Phling. "The Roaring Twenties" was the theme for this year's celebration.

Investing in the Liberal Arts
Financial planner and lawyer Richard K. Black '86 will discuss "The Value of a Liberal Arts Education: Learning How to Think Leads to Knowing What to Do" as part of the Burton D. Morgan Foundation Lectureship Series on February 19, at 11:10 a.m. in Hayes Hall 109.

Swim Reunion
Join us in Minneapolis, March 18-21, for the 2009 men's and women's NCAA Division III swimming championships. Go to for details.

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 to make a gift to the 2008-09 Kenyon Fund or Kenyon Parents Fund.

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Learning in the Company of Friends

San Francisco:
March 3, 2009
Los Angeles:
March 5, 2009.
"Rhetoric and Leadership in Ancient Athens," by Associate Professor of Classics Adam Serfass.


Women's Basketball
Quick start, stingy defense lift Ladies to victory.

Lords and Ladies take second in NCAC championship.

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