Posts Tagged ‘Denison’


Denison students to help women in Ethiopia with Davis Projects for Peace grant

Two Denison University students have just been awarded a Davis Projects for Peace grant to work with women who have developed a medical condition called fistula. Abdi Ali, a senior from Boston, and Shiyu “Amy” Huang from Chongqing, China, will use the $10,000 award to work with these women in rural Ethiopia this summer.

Originally posted: April 5, 2013

Denison University President Dale T. Knobel honored with Chief Executive Leadership Award

Denison University President Dale T. Knobel has been named the recipient of the 2012 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Chief Executive Leadership Award for its District V. The recognition is given in honor of Knobel’s “outstanding leadership and service in support of education.”

Originally posted: October 15, 2012

Denison faculty awarded important research grants

Three Denison University faculty members recently have been awarded substantial grants from national organizations.

Originally posted: October 1, 2012

Denison professor awarded National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

Adam Davis, associate professor and chair of the Department of History at Denison University, has been awarded a fellowship in the amount of $50,400 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

Originally posted: September 28, 2012

Denison honors Economics Professor Ted Burczak with Brickman Teaching Award

GRANVILLE, Ohio—Ted Burczak, professor of economics at Denison University, was presented the 2012 Charles A. Brickman Teaching Excellence Award at the University’s Academic Award Convocation in Swasey Chapel on April 13, 2012. Burczak also was honored with the Beverly Fleischman Endowed Professorship at the ceremony. Provost Bradley Bateman said that “Burczak is well known at […]

Originally posted: April 15, 2012

Denison University plans rally for national championship swimming and diving team

GRANVILLE, Ohio—Last weekend, the Denison University men’s swimming and diving team captured its second consecutive NCAA Division III national championship. The college will recognize this achievement with a celebration rally at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, on the academic quad in front of Slayter Hall (200 Ridge Road). The rally is open to the […]

Originally posted: April 1, 2012

Denison University participates in Billion Dollar Green Challenge

GRANVILLE, Ohio—Denison University announces its participation in the Billion Dollar Green Challenge initiative, which encourages colleges, universities and nonprofits to establish funds that finance energy efficiency upgrades. Denison has established the Green Hill Fund, which will set aside one million dollars over a four-year period for a self-managed revolving fund specifically for use in energy […]

Originally posted: October 14, 2011

Denison University Professor David Baker Awarded Roethke Prize in Poetry

GRANVILLE, Ohio—Poet and Professor of English at Denison University David Baker has been awarded the prestigious Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize for his most recent volume of poetry, “Never-Ending Birds.” The Roethke Poetry Prize is awarded once every three years and is given for a book of poetry that has made an important contribution to […]

Originally posted: August 26, 2011