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The Art of Biology

These beautifully detailed drawings of nine different birds look like a project for an art class, but this work of art was created for a Denison biology class.

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"It's college rankings season, and no one has more of a love-hate relationship with these annual lists than academia -- except maybe parents."

Read What Matters Most About College Isn't 'Rankable' by Adam Weinberg, President of Denison University, available online at the Huffington Post website.

Campus Spotlight

Hendrix College

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the sixth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country’s “Up and Coming” liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report.  Hendrix is featured in the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, as well as the 2014 Princeton Review’s The Best 378 Colleges, Forbes magazine's list of America's Top Colleges, and the 2014 Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884.

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By the Numbers

Liberal Arts Colleges Stand Out in National Alumni Study

Graduates of the 130 liberal arts colleges that make up the Annapolis Group are more likely to give their college a high effectiveness rating for helping teach leadership than graduates of other types of institutions, according to a 2011 study.

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Great Outcomes

A never-ending story

Anne Kimball Davis ’62 remembers arriving at Connecticut College and being told that a liberal arts education gives you the opportunity to do whatever you want in life. And she should remember. The former teacher, politician, publisher, real estate broker and current Bible scholar is living proof.

Former Spelman co-valedictorian twins write self-help book

Identical twin sisters who recently made history at Spelman College have penned a self-help book to inspire young people to achieve excellence.

Crit Luallen ’74 appointed lieutenant governor of Kentucky

Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed Centre College alumna and current trustee Crit Luallen ’74 lieutenant governor of Kentucky. She will take the oath of office in a private ceremony in Frankfort on Nov. 13, followed by a public swearing-in at the Capitol Rotunda at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 14.

Sagehen in the U.S. Senate: Brian Schatz ’94 Wins Big in Hawaii

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz ’94 of Hawai’i handily won his seat, getting two-thirds of the vote in his race against Republican Cam Cavasso in the heavily Democratic state.

Stories of HOPE from Congo

McDaniel College alumna Mara Seibert ’13 uses her French major every day in her work with HOPE International in the Republic of Congo.

Justin Fenchel '06 Lands Million-Dollar Deal on "Shark Tank"

Entrepreneur and Pomona College alum Justin Fenchel ’06 got the shark he wanted, landing a million-dollar deal with investor Mark Cuban for his boxed-wine biz on ABC’s “Shark Tank.”

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