Release: Nov 6, 2019
Rt. Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori broke boundaries in 2006 when she became the first female presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church. She will share her experience in a talk at Kenyon College on Monday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m.
Release: Nov. 1, 2019
This year, four Kenyon College students from Ohio have been awarded Austin E. Knowlton Memorial Scholarships: first-year Jack Provenza, sophomore Jimmy Clark, junior Eden Stephey and senior Chase Frederick. Knowlton Scholars normally receive support for all four years at Kenyon.
Release: Oct. 25, 2019
Associate Professor of Physics John T. Giblin, Jr. and Rachel Nguyen, a physics major in the Kenyon College Class of 2019, teamed with physicists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Netherlands’ Leiden University on a study that illuminates how the universe reached the thermal state necessary for the Big Bang to occur.
Release: Oct. 24, 2019
Acclaimed writer T.C. Boyle, whose works include “World’s End,” “Drop City” and “The Relive Box,” will deliver the keynote address at this year’s Kenyon Review Literary Festival, held Nov. 4–8 at Kenyon College.
Release: Oct. 8, 2019
Kenyon College students will take center stage for the production of “The House of Bernarda Alba” on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 18, at 8:30 p.m.; and Saturday, Oct. 19, at 2 p.m. and at 8 p.m. The play, a fiery and poetic drama that follows the story of a widowed mother and her five daughters, will be presented in the Bolton Theater, 205 College-Park St.
Release: Oct. 7, 2019
How does diversity enhance environments of learning? Renowned social psychologist and educator Claude Steele shares his research on diverse learning communities and their importance in a public address at Kenyon College on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. The free event will be held in the Gund Gallery’s Community Foundation Theater, 101 ½ College Drive.
Release: Oct. 1, 2019
Globally recognized conflict specialist Jim Tull speaks at Kenyon College on Monday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. on how he successfully navigates disputes and builds consensus. His talk, free and open to the public, will be held in the Gund Gallery’s Community Foundation Theater, 101 ½ College Drive.
Release: September 27, 2019
Kenyon College’s Brown Family Environmental Center hosts its 2019 Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 19, from noon-4 p.m. The event, free and fun for all ages, will be held at the 500-acre nature preserve, located at 9781 Laymon Road.
Release: September 25, 2019
Dr. Namita Sharma, a pediatrician with Doctors Without Borders, will discuss her time with the organization in a public talk Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 11:10 a.m. in Kenyon College’s Higley Hall Auditorium.
Release: September 23, 2019
Before the cool autumn air descends on Knox County, participate in a nature run along the Kokosing River on Saturday, Oct. 19. The 5K/10K races will start at 9:30 a.m. and follow a course around the southern trail system at Kenyon's Brown Family Environmental Center.
Release: September 17, 2019
How has systemic racial injustice shaped American life? Michelle Alexander, author of “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness,” shares her expert insight in a moderated Q&A on Friday, Sept. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Rosse Hall.
Release: September 16, 2019
The Kenyon College Department of Music presents its schedule of fall concerts, featuring genres ranging from jazz to opera. All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call the Department of Music at 740-427-5197.