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  • AUM enrollment in decline

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    Enrollment at Antioch University Midwest has dropped to an all-time low this spring. While many colleges and universities have shown signs of suffering from the recession, Midwest’s decline has been steeper than that of its sister institutions in the region.

  • Activism and art at Antioch

    An international exhibit of socially engaged art featuring archived documentation from 22 projects that blurs the boundary between activism and art runs at Antioch College’s Herndon Gallery in South Hall April 18 through May 16. Co-curators of “Living as Form (The Nomadic Version)” are Antioch visual arts professor Sara Black, center, and Antioch artists in residence Jillian Soto, left, and Anthony Romero, right, who recently worked on the exhibition at the Herndon. The three artists will host the first of three weekly conversations about the exhibit at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 23. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When is activism also art?
    For example, Women on Waves, a ship that performs medical abortions outside of the territorial waters of countries where it is illegal, or Project Row Houses, a low-income housing development in Houston where the houses are sometimes canvases for artistic expression.

  • Conversations on activism and art at Antioch

    An international exhibit of socially engaged art featuring archived documentation from 22 projects that blurs the boundary between activism and art runs at Antioch College’s Herndon Gallery in South Hall April 18 through May 16. Co-curators of “Living as Form (The Nomadic Version)” are Antioch visual arts professor Sara Black, center, and Antioch artists in residence Jillian Soto, left, and Anthony Romero, right, who recently worked on the exhibition at the Herndon. The three artists will host the first of three weekly conversations about the exhibit at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 23. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When is activism also art? A new exhibit at the Herndon explores the question, and the first of three weekly conversations with co-curators on “Living As Form” is Wednesday, April 23.

  • Leading the college to wellness

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    For the past six months there’s been a gaping hole at the back of Antioch College Curl Gym, where the pool used to be. But the renovation of the 85-year old building is closing in on a completion date sometime in July.

  • AUM president at home at Midwest

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    When Karen Schuster Webb became president of Antioch University Midwest in January, she had been here for less than two months. But she had a pretty good idea what she was getting into.

  • Meet new Antioch Midwest president

    Karen Schuster Webb is the new president of Antioch University Midwest.

    Antioch University Midwest will host an open house event tomorrow, March 14, where the community can meet the school’s new president.

  • SIDEBAR: Arts book fundraiser

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    Yellow Springs Arts Council has represented artists in the village for many decades. But who exactly are these artists and how many of them are there?

  • A new face to tell the Antioch College story

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    In his first few weeks on the job, new Antioch Director of Communications Dan Doron has been impressed with the quality of students at Antioch, whom he plans to help with media training.

  • Antioch College’s Miller Fellows boost local nonprofits

    Antioch College students Kelsey Pierson, left, and Khalil Nasar, far right, chopped wood with Glen Helen Nature Preserve Land Manager George Bieri, center, on a recent chilly afternoon in the Glen. Pierson and Nasar are two of 16 Antioch students working this year at local nonprofits as Miller Fellows. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The early careers of two Antioch College students were launched by their Miller Fellowships, during which they worked at local nonprofit organizations. In the program’s third year, 16 Antioch students are working 10 hours per week at one of 11 nonprofits.

  • MLK Day event at Antioch College­— Panel looks at racism, inequality

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    Columbus resident Kwensi Kambon urged attendees at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day panel session this week at Antioch College to “deputize themselves” and fight against racial inequality and discrimination.