Kenyon News Digest, September 20, 2010

World's Most Beautiful College Campus
Kenyon was in the media spotlight last week after a story on Yahoo placed Kenyon first in a list of the world's most beautiful college campuses. Watch a news video clip.

Kenyon Welcomes Class of 2014
Kenyon's newest class arrived on the Hill on Sunday, August 22. Watch a video clip on YouTube from move-in day.

Rural by Design
Sociology professor Howard Sacks has secured a $248,500 grant from the McGregor Fund to help shape rural sustainability and foster local economic development.

International Poetry Prize
Victor Rodríguez-Núñez, associate professor of Spanish, has been awarded 9,000 euros as the winner of Spain's Rincon de la Victoria International Poetry Prize.

A Call From Jersey
Writer-in-Residence P.F. Kluge recently discussed his new novel, A Call From Jersey. Autographed copies can be purchased from the College Bookstore at

Family Weekend 2010
Kenyon will host more than a thousand parents, and some siblings and grandparents too, October 22-24. The schedule of events can be found on the Family Weekend Web site. The deadline for online registration is October 1.

Support Kenyon: Meet the Challenge
Have you made your gift to the Kenyon Fund? A new $1 million Trustee Challenge fund will match each new dollar donated to the Kenyon Fund and Kenyon Parents Fund with a dollar for financial aid for current students. A "new dollar" is any new amount over the previous year's contribution. Please show your support and make an online gift at

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Learning in the Company of Friends:
Washington, D.C.
October 12, 2010
With Professor of History Jeff Bowman
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