Mr. López has reminded us of the importance of taking a firm stand on one’s principles, even in the face of severe consequences.We often neglect the value of dissent on our campus – the importance of cultivating an atmosphere in which difficult topics…
Peter Frank ’10 is among Peace Corps volunteers who have helped make Kenyon a top provider for the agency.
I realized that while I've used these posts as an opportunity to whine and talk to cats, I've never shown you the campus I've been doing those things on all year. Today I took a walk around, and snapped some shots of my current home.
Jake Thorn '14 transitions his career focus from medicine to education by securing an early post with Teach for America.
South African President Jacob Zuma announced former President Mandela’s death sometime after 11:30 p.m. SAST (South African Standard Time) last night. I had just gone to bed, but woke up hardly twenty minutes into sleeping to shouts in my hostel of “He’s dead! Mandela’s dead!”
For my second to last post from the Maghreb (I leave on the 14th!), I thought I’d write a guide to something that is an essential skill here: bargaining. I have yet to master the art of bargaining, which essentially amounts to the right combination of…
"We would like to offer you a position with us," the woman said, and I nearly dropped the phone at my first job offer. "But," she continued, "Can you be ready to leave the country in a week?"
In the last week I’ve experienced two key cultural aspects of Morocco, both of which I was previously afraid. This first was going to the hamam, or public bath, and the second was the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice), during which families…
Elizabeth Matteri ’15 goes by “Lizzy,” but her nickname could just as easily be “Double” – as in double major and double study abroad.
Sure, Jacob Williams ’14 loved seeing the sites such as volcanoes and enjoying activities like waterfall-repelling while on his semester abroad in Costa Rica last fall. But ask him what he took away from those three months, and he’ll point to his medical school applications.
The isolation of the Peruvian Amazon floodplain is believed to be the largest diversity of organisms on Earth, an area ripe for research.
Powerful lessons sometimes come in the form of simple acts such as getting on a bike and riding farther than you thought you could do; volunteering with hundreds of others to support an important cause; or talking with a man standing on the road with…
The benevolence of others helped Shrochis Karki ’09 attend Kenyon and Oxford University. He is now committed to providing higher-education opportunities for students in his native Nepal.
A fascination with China has led to a Fulbright research fellowship for Morgan Peele '13. Peele joins eight other recent graduates as Fulbright Fellows this year, and the others will dedicate themselves to teaching around the world.