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Jump for Joy! Grammy-nominated musician Zak Morgan ’94 entertains children at a 2018 Reunion Weekend family concert.
Gund Gallery visitors admire “Bos taurus,” by Addison Wagner ’18, at the annual senior student art exhibition in May.
Society & Politics
In conversations about race, be curious and open, racial justice educator Debby Irving '83 says.
Stand-up comic Delaney Barker ‘20 mines the college experience for laughs.
With renovations complete, the Kenyon Bookstore embraces its role as a community hub.
“Participation in politics gives students clarity and enables them to understand their strengths.” — Diane Anci, vice president of enrollment management and dean of admissions, on the role activism can play in college admissions decisions, in the Atlantic.
Neuroscience major Diana Aboubakare ’18 faces a big match. But first, she heads to class.
In retirement, Doug Wang ’78 pays it forward.
Every year at Commencement, Kenyon alumni are invited to take part in the hooding ceremonies of their graduating children. Pictured here, Myles H. Alderman Jr. ’82 P’14, ’18, participates in the hooding of his son, Brooks H. Alderman ’18, on May 19. The younger Alderman graduated from Kenyon with a degree in political science.
Four temporary modular units were installed on campus in the spring. Starting in the fall, the units will house library services and provide study space during construction of the new library. Three modular units on Ransom Lawn, totaling about 14,000 square feet of space, will host the library’s core services, including circulation, research and reference, Helpline, special collections and archives, public printers, periodicals, new books, computer workstations and study spaces. A
3,000-square-foot modular building between Watson and Norton halls will provide seating for more than 100 students.
Kenyon’s third annual Bell-A-Thon raised $687,044 in donations with the help of 1,075 donors and a one-to-one trustee match. Live streamed from the belltower of the Church of the Holy Spirit, the event featured performances from student groups such as the Kokosingers and ballroom dance team, and conversations with professors like P.F. Kluge ’64 and Perry Lentz ’64.
Katherine V. (Vorda) Schwab, Seattle, enjoyed time back on the Hill in September with Marisha Stawiski Holter '99, Karen J. Schell '99, John R. Scherck '99 and Sally Ann Elliott Boyle '99.
“Overjoyed to report that my husband and I gave birth to our ‘miracle’ baby, Nickolas Anthony, on Sept. 14. We had been waiting to adopt for a year and a half and unable to get pregnant since marrying nearly four years ago.”
— Kathleen S. Florea, Kingman, Arizona
Andrew J. Berger finished his postdoc in Boulder, Colorado, and took a job as an R&D engineer with a scientific equipment maker in Sunnyvale, California. In April Andy married Maggie Mills in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, with a wedding party that included James M. Berger ’06, Rachel R. Berger ’11, Marc E. Christian '08, Joshua M. Mitchell '08, Lauren E. (Goettsch) Walters '08 and Caitlin D. Blake ’07, with many other Kenyon friends in attendance.