Sol Reisberg '13
Sol Reisberg, a chemistry and math double major, chose Kenyon because he wanted to develop excellent communication skills while getting a superb science education.
Miguel Alvarez-Flatow '14
Before attending an extras casting call last summer while visiting his brother in New York City, sophomore Miguel Alvarez-Flatow '14 did his homework.
If you study Holocaust stories using the Shoah Foundation's database, you'll rely on a search algorithm improved by Margo Smith '12.
Who kills lions for their meat? Max Elder '13 went undercover to find out.
A self-described "Shakesnerd," Jane Jongeward '14 helps a theater troupe take the "ShakesFear" out of Shakespeare
More than an academic interest, politics is a way of life for Matthew Metz '13, who can already say that he's been on a conference call with the president.
How to describe David Masnato '11 as an artist? He draws and sculpts, produces videos and installations. He's a printmaker and animator. He has worked his own musical compositions into his artwork, too—not to mention miles of twine.
With his sights set on medical school, Austin Griffin '13 is taking plenty of science courses, but he loves the fact that Kenyon's flexible requirements enable him to venture widely.
In the big world of biology and its many disciplines, it's ecology that has become a passion for Sally Wilson at Kenyon, and it was the big world of Kenyon connections that helped her accomplish a successful internship at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago.
Standing in an orphanage classroom, 6,400 miles from Gambier, Athene Cook '13 leaned on her experience as an apprentice teacher at Kenyon to cope with children learning English in Mongolia.
Intent on a career in advertising or marketing, Will Kessenich '11 already knows what it's like to work on a big account for one of the world's largest creative agencies. Kessenich spent the summer serving DDB Chicago as an account manager for McDonald's Corporation.
As a summer intern for the Today Show on NBC, Logan Kinsey '12 co-produced segments, organized concerts, and appeared on camera as a fashion model.
Senior drama major Becca Roth recently completed a video series that examines the dating culture on campus from the varied perspectives of several students.
Torn between attending a conservatory or college, violinist Cole Dachenhaus found the best of both worlds at Kenyon. "I wasn't ready to devote everything entirely to music," Dachenhaus said. "I wanted to balance it with academics."
Sarah Friedman hustles to fill news pages, presses reporters to meet deadlines, and puts the final polish on top stories.
Senior neuroscience major Audrey Faye Bebensee knew she would receive an excellent science education at Kenyon, but wondered if she would still be able to pursue the country-girl interests she acquired growing up on a Kentucky horse farm.
Conducting a class is a lot like conducting a jazz symphony for Glenn McNair, associate professor of history.
A blight on tomato plants is a blessing for the inquiring mind of Aaron Yeoh. A sophomore molecular biology major, Yeoh is part of the Manduca InSTaRs project, a Kenyon collaborative of undergraduate and faculty researchers in biology and mathematics who are studying the tobacco hawkmoth, the familiar "hornworm" known to gardeners as a pain in the lycopene.
Camila ("Cami") del Mar Odio came to Kenyon to find her niche. She found her niches instead: science, salsa, and more.
In her first few years at Kenyon, Ivonne García, assistant professor of English, has emerged as a passionate teacher and outspoken advocate for Latino/Hispanic students and other minorities.
Lars Matkin of the Class of 2012 is a swimmer on the Kenyon Lords swimming team that this year won its 30th consecutive NCAA men's championship. And he has worked as a commercial salmon fisherman during summer breaks in his native Alaska.
If you harbor a suspicion that archaeology is dry stuff, you clearly haven't had a conversation with assistant classics professor Zoë Kontes.
Michael Greenberg, Class of 2010, and his anthropology professor collaborated to document a Honduran Easter ceremony.
Do you know anything about the musical groups Arcade Fire and Broken Social Scene? Do you keep up with the political satire of Stephen Colbert? English professor Deborah Laycock does, and her students benefit.
Many aspire to become a model student, but few can match the credentials of Alberto Solis, Class of 2011.
Thanks to sociologist Howard Sacks and his students, Kenyon has been recognized as a national leader in the trend of bringing local foods into college dinning halls.
Rachel Goheen, Stephanie Caton, and Nora Erickson
When Rachel Goheen, Class of 2010, visited Haiti, the extreme poverty she saw left her shaken. But she wasn't content to simply feel concern.
For Spanish professor Linda Metzler, the best moments in a Spanish language or literature class are when the discussion catches fire and the students simply won't stop talking.