Kenyon News Digest, December 14, 2009

Local Foods Leader
Ohio has honored Howard Sacks, professor of sociology, as a leader in the local-foods movement.

Kenyon in the World
Kenyon has a new electronic resource designed to connect and help seniors and young alumni seeking employment and educational opportunities abroad after graduation.

Kenyon Swimming Featured on NPR
Listen to a story about Kenyon's swimming dynasty on National Public Radio's Only a Game.

Dig the Earth
Kenyon juniors Brianna Parry and Hannah Withers brought their Environmental Studies project on sustainable agriculture to a global radio audience on

Designing Dance
The annual Fall Dance Concert took place this past weekend, featuring seven student choreographers and thirty student dancers.

Global Warning
A Danish diplomat prodding the United States to take action on climate change was joined by Kenyon faculty in a discussion on the future of the planet on Thursday, November 19. Read about the event or watch the discussion online.

Theater of War
The New York Times reported that the Pentagon has awarded Bryan Doerries '98 a $3.7 million grant to present classic Greek tragedies at 50 military sites. Find out more about The Philoctetes Project in the Alumni Bulletin.

New Year's Resolution: Stay in Touch!
This year, resolve to stay in touch with Kenyon. Use the online directory to update your contact information, look up former classmates, or volunteer for the Kenyon Career Network. And don't forget to join us on Facebook and Twitter.

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 2009-10 another successful year by making a gift. If you haven't given yet this calendar year, you might wish to do so before December 31, 2009. 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 2009-10 Kenyon Fund or Kenyon Parents Fund.

The Kenyon News Digest is sent out monthly by the Office of Public Affairs to all Kenyon alumni and parents for whom we have a valid e-mail address. To update your e-mail address or remove yourself from the distribution list, please visit

If you experience problems viewing this message, you can read the Digest online at

Save the Date

Reunion Weekend:
June 4-6, 2010


Women's Basketball
Ladies break three-game skid in Terriers' house More....

Men's Indoor Track
Lords open season at Purple and White Invite More....

Keep in Touch

Alumni Online Directory

Class and Regional Pages

Affiliated Groups

Do you have news? Submit a class note.

Support Kenyon

We Are Kenyon video

Give Online

The Kenyon Fund

The Kenyon Parents Fund

Related Links

Alumni Bulletin


Kenyon in the News

Kenyon College Bookstore

Kenyon College Gambier, Ohio 43022 Feedback Kenyon Home Page