Kenyon News Digest, August 17, 2009

Pounding Signatures
Analyzing residues on stone tools, an anthropology student and her faculty mentor help launch the new field of "primate archaeology" with an article in Nature.

International Justice
Six Kenyon students chosen as 2009 Summer Legal Scholars honed their thinking about legal issues in an extraordinary study-abroad opportunity.

Karki '09 Wins Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship
Shrochis Karki, a Class of 2009 graduate from Kathmandu, Nepal, has been awarded a highly competitive Jack Kent Cooke scholarship to pursue graduate study at Oxford University.

Taking a Turn Teaching
Kenyon is a leader among colleges whose graduates are helping to level the educational playing field by enlisting with Teach for America.

Helping Hands
The money raised by Naomi Blaushild '10 for mosquito nets will save lives in Ghana, and the money raised for scholarships will save minds.

Faculty Fulbrights
Kenyon will share its faculty with the Czech Republic and Egypt through the Fulbright Scholar Program this coming academic year.

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