Kenyon News Digest, January 16, 2013

Day of Dialogue
The Kenyon College Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Dialogue will honor the spirit of the movement King inspired by considering the challenges that remain in 2013.

Appreciating Tom Turgeon
Thomas Snyder Turgeon, professor emeritus and an active faculty member in the Department of Dance, Drama, and Film from 1972 to 2008, died at his home near Gambier last week. At seventy years old, he had long suffered from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease.

Presidential Search Update
Brackett Denniston '69 and Aileen Hefferren '88 provide a brief update on Kenyon's presidential search.

Hornworms, Chickens, and Storm Petrels
Biology and neuroscience students present their research at one of the world's major biology conferences.

Window on Waldron
Eli Waldron, a man of letters and literary line art, is being celebrated in an exhibition at the Olin Library as well as in the pages of the winter issue of the Kenyon Review.

Just Breathe
Campus Senate's new smoking policy designates smoking areas near academic buildings, but some students question its effectiveness.

Register for Your "Education Vacation"
"I wish I could take a Kenyon course and live the student life for a week . . ." A new array of summer programs for adults in a newly created organization—the Kenyon Institute Summer Seminar—makes this dream come true.

Support Kenyon: Every Gift Makes a Difference
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