Denison University Cultural Tour – Corn Maze

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The Center for Cross-Cultural Engagement is offering another Denison University Cultural Tour (DUCT)! The trip will take place on Saturday, October 29th, from 2-5pm. We will be going to Lynd Fruit Farm in Pataskala, OH for their corn maze!

The charge for the trip is $5 and includes transportation and entrance fees. The fee is non-refundable if you do not show up.

Students will meet in Shep College Room on the 4th floor of Slayter at 1:300pm. We will then head to Lynd Fruit Farm in Pataskala for their Corn Maze.

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Denison University Cultural Tour – Japanese Food and Culture

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The Center for Cross-Cultural Engagement is offering our first Denison University Cultural Tour (DUCT) of this semester! The trip will take place on Friday, October 21st,10am-5pm. We will be going to Columbus, more specifically the Kenny Shopping Centre and CAM International Market.

The charge for the trip is $10 and includes transportation, lunch at Tensuke Express and dessert at Belle’s Bread. The fee is non-refundable if you do not show up.

Students will meet in Shep College Room on the 4th floor of Slayter at 10:00 am for an introduction to Japanese cuisine, culture and language. 

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October Trilogy of Events in Black Studies

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The October Trilogy of Events in Black Studies is scheduled from October 4 to October 16. The Trilogy of Events is co-sponsored by the Black Studies, International Studies, History and Art History department. This year’s theme is “The Power of Art in Building Community: Historically, Politically, Culturally, Globally,..” The events are:

Remembering the 60s: Photography Exhibit and Panel Discussion with Rowland Scherman
Time: Tuesday, October 4, 7-8pm Location: Burke Hall Denison Museum Description: Panel talk with artist Rowland Scherman, alum Michael Jones, and faculty.

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Master of Management, Wake Forest University

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The Wake Forest Management program is designed to provide students who have studied in the Arts & Sciences an opportunity to pursue an intensive 10-month graduate program in business that provides them an opportunity to continue their development while joining their broader arts and sciences experience with an experiential rigorous management degree.

John Montana, Sr. Associate Director of Enrollment Management, will be on-campus to meet with Denison students to discuss this program on Tuesday, October 4, 2016. You can catch him at Slayter Union from 11:30-1:30pm or set up One on One meetings from 3:00-4:30pm.

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JPMorgan Chase programs

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JPMorgan Chase is launching two events this October: the Winning Women event and the Launching Leaders event for their Finance Analyst Development program. The second program specifically targets Black, Hispanic and Native American students with an interest in Corporate Finance. See the attached flyers below for more information.

Here are the application link:

The Winning Women event on October 7th: https://goo.gl/7Tvfwl

The Launching Leaders event on October 14th: https://goo.gl/FBwwoz

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The Courage to Stand Up: Revitalizing Our Sense of Culture

When I confront a human being as my Thou and speak the basic word I-Thou to him, then he is no thing among things nor does he consist of things. He is no longer He or She, a dot in the world grid of space and time, nor a condition to be experienced and described, a loose bundle of named qualities. Neighborless and seamless, he is Thou and fills the firmament. Not as if there were nothing but he; but everything else lives in his light.

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In the Eyes of the Beholder Fashion Show

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The Eye of the Beholder Fashion Show has been a staple event every spring in Denison for three years. Just before spring break, I sat down with the show’s creator, Juan Bernabe’ 2017 and had a conversation about different aspects of the show, his personal inspirations and plans for the future.

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Taste of Culture, What does Denison Taste like to you?

When I was asked by several fellow students on the Taste of Culture Education Committee, “what does Denison taste like to you?” I thought that I could come up with a quick and witty answer that encompassed many great ideals instilled at Denison University. However, the more I pondered this question I began to think deeper about what Denison truly means to me.

I could not help but think of the many different students from an assortment of backgrounds who I have met and have had the pleasure of working with.

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Sticks and Stones: A Freshman’s First PPR

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The PossePlus Retreat (PPR for short) is a yearly retreat in which Posse Scholars, non-Posse students, Faculty and Staff come together for a weekend to discuss a topic that the Posse community decides on prior to the retreat. This year, the title was “Sticks + Stones: Language and Speech in a Diverse Society”. Being a first-year students, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Before the retreat, PPR was talked about as some mythical rite of passage that posse scholars go through.

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A Chicana’s Experience in Thailand

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*This article is written by Estrella Vargas ‘2017, an Anthropology and Sociology major. She is currently doing the Khon Kaen Development and Globalization program in Khon Kaen, Thailand. Estrella shared many of her interesting experiences and her outtakes on the internship.

Sawadee-Kah (Hello)

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It has been over two months since I set foot in the land of smiles, rice fields, 7/11’s, and… motorbikes. This is my first time living in a Southeast Asian country. Thus far, I have had great learning experiences, but I am certain that new adventures are still out there waiting for me.

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