Newsmakers worthy of your attention

Our choice to join the Kenyon community says a lot about us — what we value (spirited inquiry and human connection) and how we express ourselves (with intellectual fearlessness and humility). Here are some of the meaningful ways in which that translates to our work in the world. 

Real World Research

Kenyon Alumni Magazine

Eleanor Tetreault ’21 is named a lead author on a psychological study making national headlines.


Alumni Leading the Conversation

  • Nadia Reiman appears on computer screen alongside Ira Glass Podcast Pioneer - related audio Running time: 55:02

    The Kenyon Review speaks to Nadia Reiman ’05, who produced an episode of “This American Life” that received the first Pulitzer Prize for audio reporting.

  • Sarah Longwell

    Connecting with Voters 

    In the News The Atlantic

    Political strategist Sarah Longwell ’02 conducts focus groups with Americans who “don’t know what to believe” in order to chart [a course toward] a more productive political future.

  • As an executive producer of an Oscar-winning short documentary, Ruby Schiff ’21 brought global attention to the lack of education surrounding menstruation in a rural Indian village.


Prose Power

Alumnae Elliott Holt '97 and Yohanca Delgado '06 are two of 35 writers to win Creative Writing Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts for their work in prose, a prestigious award whose past recipients have gone on to win the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

“Without hope, there's no reason to innovate — to work on something now that isn't going to bear fruit for years, decades or centuries.” 

In the Halls of Power

Kenyon Alumni Magazine

One of the top photojournalists in D.C., Erin Schaff '11 gets an up-close look at America’s leading political figures. Read the stories behind her headline-making images, included in Time Magazine's Photos of the Year.



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