Kenyon News Digest, May 18, 2009


Calling Commencement Shutterbugs
Amid clicking cameras, rounds of hugs, and stately splendor, another cohort of Kenyon students made its way out into the world on Saturday. If you attended the festivities, we invite you to add photos to the wall on Kenyon's Facebook fan page. Speeches from Baccalaureate and Commencement will be available on the Web next month.

Remembering John Lutton
John K. Lutton, a beloved professor of chemistry, died on Sunday, May 10, 2009, after a battle with heart disease.

Reunion Weekend 2009 on Twitter
Unable to attend Reunion Weekend May 29-31? Follow Hilary Lowbridge '99, on Twitter as she tweets her way through the weekend.

Beinecke Scholarship Winner
English major Janae Peters '10 was recently named one of twenty-one students in the United States to win a prestigious Beinecke scholarship for graduate studies.

Peace Projects Given a Chance
Two teams of Kenyon students have earned $10,000 grants from the Davis Projects for Peace for good works abroad this summer.

Strutting the (Kyogen) Stage
Studying in Japan, Eric McEver '09 found an amazing experience in cultural immersion.

Summer Sendoff
Kenyon students frolicked on Ransom Lawn and celebrated the school year's end with friends during Summer Sendoff.

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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