Kenyon Alumni Bulletin: Volume 28, Number 1; Fall 2005


Decisions, Decisions

The college-admissions process is increasingly beset by stiff competition, commercial influences, and a growing reliance on early decision. In the face of these pressures, can Kenyon keep its admissions practices humane and student-centered?

Water World

Craig Hummer '87 makes a living as a broadcast journalist, but it was his career as a celebrated lifeguard and number-one ranked ocean swimming competitor that put him on the map.

Gangsters in Gambier

Did the notorious John Dillinger really rob the People's Bank?

Putting the Past to Work

A unique firm called The History Factory needs imaginative thinkers who love research and can make connections across disciplines. That's why it employs so many Kenyon alumni.

Fabulous Flyer

In the high desert of California, engineer and test-pilot Jon Karkow '84 designs an amazing aircraft--and makes aviation history.

The Editor's Page

The V word

Letters to the Editor

Along Middle Path

New major on board: women's and gender studies

Kenyon in the News

The Hot Sheet

Ballet, baseball, tennis balls, and six other things we love about Kenyon.

Kenyon names chief business officer

First-year student Colin Boyarski died of acute alcohol intoxication

Gambier is talking about...

And the winners are...

A pivotal moment: Kenyon hosts national farm-to-cafeteria conference



Notes from Italy


All in the Family

Sports Round-Up

Faculty News

Making the connection

A $535,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will fund new courses and research

Faculty member Mo Hunsen and Jun Ma '05 recognized for scientific excellence

Trustees approve tenure for five faculty members

Shutt's lectures find a wider audience on CD

Faculty Digest

Alumni News

Alumni News

Real Live Music

Running to the Oscars

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Thomas M. Sawyer Jr.

The Last Page

Personal Notes