With funds from a National Science Foundation grant—and the help of a monstrous caterpillar—interdisciplinary teams of Kenyon students and professors are exploring one of life's most intriguing mysteries. The focus is metabolism itself, "the fire of life," and more specifically a remarkable consistency seen in creatures from bacteria to blue whales.
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.
Summer Science Scholars are conducting research in anthropology, biology, chemistry, mathematics, neuroscience, physics and psychology.
Kenyon students enrich learning opportunities at public schools in Nepal.
Students will perform modern dances choreographed for a rustic setting.
Lila Greco ’15 is honored as a presenter at a major mathematics conference.
Biology professor Drew Kerkhoff credits his sabbatical for two published papers.
With cutting-edge software developed at Kenyon, physics professor Tom Giblin and his students investigate the universe.
Budding filmmaker Danielle Wald ’18 contributes to the diversity and talent of Kenyon's newest class.
College trustees approve the promotion of 10 faculty members to full professor.
Willa Sachs ’16 and Lila Greco ’15 are honored for their academic contributions to Kenyon.
Student dancers present their work, plus original music, at a fall concert.
Robert Fesq, a longtime member of Kenyon’s mathematics faculty, has died.
National Endowment for Humanities professorship awarded to Lobanov-Rostovsky for interdisciplinary project.
An interactive graph illustrates the relationship between majors and careers of alumni.
Robin Dunn '16 wins a highly competitive scholarship for math and science students.
Professor of Mathematics Carol Schumacher has been elected faculty chair starting July 1.
Four faculty members were awarded tenure by action of the Board of Trustees.
Two students discuss how their charity for Nepali schoolchildren switched to helping with earthquake recovery.
Economics and math major Alex Blickle '15 applies analytics to gain a competitive edge on the golf course.
Kenyon has one of the best records for NCAA scholarships for graduate school, with three more students earning awards.
Professor Marie Snipes hopes to shake up math instruction with a large grant from the National Science Foundation.
Students tackle industry problems with corporate partners as part of a mathematical modeling course.
Middle Path Medals and the Faculty Advising Award honor people who have made a difference at Kenyon.
A junior reflects on some of Kenyon’s more unique course offerings.
Kenyon faculty members share some facts about the meaning of leap days in their disciplines.
A financial job launches Manjul Bhusal Sharma '16 toward a career in independent investment research.
Mathematics major Robin Dunn ’16 wins a National Science Foundation grant to support her research career.
Professor Drew Kerkhoff wins a National Science Foundation grant to study climate change’s impact on plant life.
The National Science Foundation awards Kenyon nearly $1 million to study high-impact practices for STEM students.
Math major and starting guard Alexander Powell '18 aims for a career in sports analytics.
Professor of Mathematics Carol Schumacher wins a top math award for her inspiring teaching.
Soccer and statistics stand-out Henry Myers ’18 prepares for his next challenge.
Nate Silver advises the Class of 2018 to use their critical thinking skills as they “experiment with different passions.”