Kenyon News Digest, February 15, 2009


Kresge Grant Matches Scholarship Gifts
The Kresge Foundation is supporting Kenyon in creating an incentive for young alumni donors to establish or add to their own scholarship funds.

Energizing Conservation
Kenyon has become a partner with the U.S. Energy Star program to improve energy efficiency and protect the environment.

Fighting ALS
Kenyon students organized a benefit auction and concert earlier this month to turn back "Lou Gehrig's Disease."

A Sundance Premiere
Actor Josh Radnor '96 received the audience award at the Sundance Film Festival for his film happythankyoumoreplease. Radnor wrote, directed, and starred in the film about six young people in New York juggling love and friendship.

"The Perfect College"
Enjoy a video clip about Kenyon produced by student filmmakers Jean Mougin and Martha Gregory in an advanced filmmaking course with Professor Jon Tazewell.

Unfolding Origami
Robert Lang, a world-renowned origami artist and designer, visited Kenyon last week to share his insights into the art and science of folding paper into figures.

Stem Cell Promise
The Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program brought renowned scientist Elaine Fuchs to Kenyon for lectures on stem cell research.

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. 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 2009-10 Kenyon Fund or Kenyon Parents Fund.

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