Release: Apr. 17, 2019
Kenyon College President Sean Decatur has been elected to the 239th class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS), one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies and independent research centers. He joins more than 200 individuals with compelling achievements in academia, business, government and public affairs who were elected this year.
Release: Apr. 15, 2019
Jonathan Tazewell, the Thomas S. Turgeon Professor of Drama at Kenyon College, will debut his feature film “Gotta Get Down To It” in a series of special screenings Thursday, April 18, Friday, April 19, and Saturday, April 20, at 8 p.m. in the Hill Theater, 203 College-Park St. The film is the product of a yearlong effort led by Tazewell in collaboration with Kenyon students, staff, alumni and members of the Knox County theater community. It is the first original feature film to be produced by Kenyon’s film department, which established its film major in 2011.
Release: Apr. 10, 2019
What are some of the political and economic challenges facing Venezuela, and how can the country build its path back to democracy? Moises Rendon, an expert on public policy issues in Latin America, shares his insight in a conversation at Kenyon College on Tuesday, April 16, at 7 p.m. in the Gund Gallery’s Community Foundation Theater, 101 ½ College Drive.
Release: Apr. 8, 2019
How have smartphones shaped today’s young adults? Psychologist Jean M. Twenge shares her expert insight in an address Wednesday, April 24, at 8 p.m. in Kenyon College’s Bolton Theater, 205 College-Park St. Her talk, titled “iGen: Understanding the Smartphone Generation,” is free and open to the public.
Release: Apr. 4, 2019
Shigeko Sasamori, a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, will speak at Kenyon College on Thursday, April 11, at 11:10 a.m. in the Gund Gallery’s Community Foundation Theater, 101 ½ College Drive. In her address, titled “August 6th, 1945: My Story,” Sasamori will share her account of her life after the bombing, which occurred when she was a teenager.
Release: Mar. 29, 2019
Kenyon College has become the 67th educational institution in the nation and the second in Ohio to be certified as an affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program, designed to marshal the strengths of educational campuses for the benefit of pollinators. Kenyon joins more than a hundred other cities and campuses across the country united in improving their landscapes for pollinators.
Release: Mar. 25, 2019
Embrace nature’s wild side at this year’s Earth Day Festival hosted by Kenyon College’s Brown Family Environmental Center, to be held Saturday, April 20, from noon–4 p.m.