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  • Optimism at Antioch College, and hard work ahead

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    On Friday evening, Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt gave an update on the college’s progress to an overflow crowd of college and Yellow Springs community members.

  • First students receive certificates in healthcare advocacy from Antioch Midwest

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    For the first time in the nation, a group of students at Antioch University Midwest has completed a certification program in the field of healthcare advocacy.

  • Class of 2015 to arrive at Antioch

    Zeb Reichert and Megan Miller, shown here at McGregor Hall, are Yellow Springs community members who are among the group of 35 Antioch College students arriving on campus this Saturday, Sept. 24. On Sunday the students begin a two-day community-building workshop at the Outdoor Education Center in Glen Helen, along with college faculty and some staff. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Antioch’s first class will arrive on campus this Saturday, Sept. 24. Their arrival, from across the country as well as near Yellow Springs, is the culmination of two years of planning and preparation by the college

  • Governance questions at AU

    A controversy around Antioch University governance has sparked publicity recently in higher education circles.

  • New students to arrive at Antioch College

    Zeb Reichert and Megan Miller are two Yellow Springs area young people who are part of Antioch College's first class of students. The students arrive at Antioch on Saturday, Sept. 24, to begin their school year.

    The 35 members of the first class of the revived Antioch College will arrive on campus this Saturday,
    Sept. 24. After a 10-day orientation, classes begin on Tuesday, Oct. 4.

  • ‘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.

  • AUM leads health advocacy

    Already a pioneer in its training of advocates who help guide patients and families through the healthcare system, Antioch University Midwest’s Healthcare Consumer Advocacy Certificate Program is now looking to spur new collaborations among healthcare providers in the Miami Valley.

  • 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.

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