Faculty in the News: Poignant Tale

Ira Sukrungruang, Richard L. Thomas Professor of Creative Writing and English, was featured in a  Dayton.com article: “Ohio author pens poignant tale of loss and discovery in new book” by Multimedia Journalist, Ashley Moor. Excerpt In October, Ohio author and professor Ira Sukrungruang will release his latest book, This Jade World. For over two decades,Continue reading “Faculty in the News: Poignant Tale”

Faculty in the News: A 51,000-year-old carved bone

Bruce Hardy, Kenyon College Professor of Anthropology, was recently featured in an article, ”A 51,000-year-old carved bone is one of the world’s oldest works of art, researchers say” presented by NBC Science News and written by Tom Metcalfe. The discovery is more evidence that Neanderthals weren’t just dumb cavemen, as scientists once believed, but thatContinue reading “Faculty in the News: A 51,000-year-old carved bone”

Faculty Award: Baltic Writing Residency

Orchid Tierney, Assistant Professor of English, has been awarded a residency to The Bernheim Writers in Residence Program presented by Action, Spectacle in partnership with the Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest. During this residency, she intends to finish her next hybrid collection—a poet’s novel—with a working title, blue doors. An early excerpt from this collectionContinue reading “Faculty Award: Baltic Writing Residency”

New Open Access Journal

The National Academy of Sciences announces the launch of a  new open access journal, PNAS Nexus, in Partnership with Oxford University Press. PNAS Nexus will be highly selective and will publish innovative and multi-, trans-, and interdisciplinary work across the biological, physical, and social sciences, particularly encompassing engineering and health sciences.   “I believe this newContinue reading “New Open Access Journal”

NSF-BIO Virtual Office Hour

The Biological Sciences Directorate (BIO) at the National Science Foundation is hosting a Virtual Office Hour focused on Primarily Undergraduate Institutions (PUI). They will discuss a variety of topics to help scientists and staff at PUIs be successful with the NSF process. Topics will include submission and review of proposals in BIO and the FacilitatingContinue reading “NSF-BIO Virtual Office Hour”

Planned Expansion for NSF

A recent article in Science  detailed the possible $50 billion budget increase for the National Science Foundation as part of President Biden’s $2.3 trillion proposal for improving our nation’s aging infrastructure.   This investment includes $35 billion towards combatting climate change, as well as to create an additional agency, the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Climate (ARPA-C) forContinue reading “Planned Expansion for NSF”

Fulbright Meet & Greet

On Monday, April 26th, from 10:30-11:30am, OSFP will host an informal “drop-in” session with several of Kenyon’s past Fulbright Scholars available to offer insight, tell stories, provide application pointers, and answer questions that you might have about the program and/or living abroad. You are welcome to stay for the entire hour, or simply pop inContinue reading “Fulbright Meet & Greet”

Faculty Award: Top 100

Bruce Hardy, Professor of Anthropology, has received accolades for his research article Direct evidence of Neanderthal fibre technology and its cognitive and behavioral implications. The article received 47,080 article downloads in 2020, placing it as one of the top 100 downloaded papers for Scientific Reports in 2020.  Professor Hardy and his co-authors, M.-H. Moncel, C.Continue reading “Faculty Award: Top 100”

Faculty Publication: Whiplash

Irene López, Kenyon Associate Professor of Psychology, has published an article, “Whiplash: Shifting positionalities and disciplinary cross-fire in the study of borders” in Intervalla. The journal is an annual published, peer reviewed transdisciplinary, open-access academic journal that strives to provide a forum for scholars from all fields to test and circulate thoughts on contemporary mattersContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Whiplash”

Kenyon Faculty Member Awarded Two Fellowships

Patrick Bottiger, Associate Professor of History, has been awarded two fellowships to support a new book project, The Three Sisters Agricultural Revolution, that will span the 2021-2022 academic year and into the fall of 2022.  Professor Bottiger was awarded a full 9-month fellowship to conduct research at the Newberry collection in Chicago. The independent libraryContinue reading “Kenyon Faculty Member Awarded Two Fellowships”