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  • ‘Whoo Cooks For You’ for the birds

    Some of the region’s top chefs will prepare a six-course meal with local foods for this weekend’s Whoo Cooks for You? fundraiser dinner for the Glen Helen Raptor Center. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    You might call it avian welfare, Social Security for the birds, funding the feathered, even banking for the beaked. Like many people, the disabled birds at the Glen Helen Raptor Center are out of a job and need support.

  • Farming food, reaping knowledge

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    Preparing the ground for incoming students took on new meaning last week at Antioch College, as the revived college launched the Antioch College Farm, its first major sustainability project.

  • A farm takes root at Antioch College

    Antioch College recently announced that its begun the Antioch College Farm, its first major sustainability project, to be located on the former "golf course." Shown above is the committee of faculty and staff who are meeting to explore ways to integrate the farm into campus life. Shown above are, from left first row, chemistry professor David Kammler; local farmer Kat Christen, who will design the farm's first phase; Dean of Community Life Louise Smith; and Glen Helen Project Managers Ann Simonson and Brooke Bryan. In back are Glen Helen Director Nick Boutis, who will coordinate campus sustainability efforts, and philosophy professor Lewis Trelawny-Cassity. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Antioch College has announced that it has begun work on the Antioch College farm, its first major sustainability project, which organizers hope to incorporate into many aspects of campus life and curriculum. Local organic farmer Kat Christen has been hired to develop the farm’s first phase.

  • Gearing up for new students

    Getting ready for the arrival of its first group of students, Antioch College recently announced the hiring of its new admissions dean and of the final tenure-track faculty member.

  • Antioch hires last of first-year tenure-track faculty

    Welcome back!

    Antioch College recently announced that it hired its sixth, and last, tenure-track faculty member. Anneris Coria-Navia will be the assistant professor of Spanish.

  • College fills key positions

    On June 22 Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt announced that former college theater professor Louise Smith has been hired as the college’s new dean of community life.

  • Glen may become conservancy

    If a new collaboration is successful the Glen Helen Nature Preserve may be permanently protected from development in a few years. At a meeting last week, Gariot Louima of Antioch College, Nick Boutis of the Glen Helen Ecology Institute, Krista Magaw of the Tecumseh Land Trust and Bill Carroll of the Trust for Public Land, gathered in the Glen. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The Glen Helen Nature Preserve has been saved from development several times in its 82-year history.

  • Antioch College alumni reunion— $9 million gift announced

    The revived Antioch College needs to articulate a powerful sense of mission, both to attract students and to attract major funding sources, according to President Mark Roosevelt.

  • College names Louise Smith new director of community life

    Welcome back!

    Antioch College announced yesterday that is has hired former theater professor Louise Smith as its new director of community life. Also this week, the college announced that Chicago-based artist Sara Black has been hired as the college’s new assistant professor in 3–D art.

  • Roosevelt announces $9 million gift to college

    Welcome back!

    At Friday’s Antioch College alumni reunion, President Mark Roosevelt announced that the college’s board of trustees had pledged $9 million over the next three years to the college.

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