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  • Antioch College— Accreditation team visits

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    Antioch College could clear a major hurdle on the long road to gaining accreditation if a three-day site visit this week by the regional accreditation agency is successful.

  • Antioch College physical plant — An ambitious geothermal dig

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    Antioch College will begin construction of its central geothermal system on Friday in what the college sees as a significant step to becoming carbon neutral.

  • Antioch College to tear down two buildings

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    Antioch College recently announced that it will demolish two buildings on campus: the Student Union and Mills Hall.

  • First-year students settle in

    Michelle Allen captured a photo of her son, Ishan, on the Antioch College campus as the first-year student moved in last week. Allen is one of the 97 new students in the class of 2017. The college population doubled to around 200 with the arrival of its third class since reopening. (Submitted photo by Dennie Eagleson)

    The free tuition scholarship, the small town of Yellow Springs and the opportunity to help rebuild a college continue to be a draw for Antioch, new students said this week. Move-in day for the class of 2017 was Oct. 1.

  • A promising road to accreditation

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    The size of the Antioch student body doubled last week when 97 new students from the class of 2017 arrived on campus. But that wasn’t the biggest news at the college’s fourth annual community potluck on the Antioch campus on Friday.

  • AU Midwest names new president

    Dr. Karen Schuster Webb has been appointed president of Antioch University Midwest, and will formally assume the presidency on Jan. 1, 2014. (Submitted photo)

    Antioch University leaders have hired Dr. Karen Schuster Webb as the new president of Antioch University Midwest, they announced this week.

  • Antioch University— Good news; new leader

    It’s been a good summer for Antioch University, which has recently received national recognition for fiscal stability along with an opportunity to take a leadership role in a national conference on educational innovation, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

  • Photos of the Great Dayton Flood at Antioch University Midwest

    Photographer Andy Snow points out a photo to Antioch University Midwest President Ellen Hall from his exhibit on the 100-year anniversary of the Dayton flood

  • Antioch College students stretch in co-op jobs

    During Antioch College students’ most recent co-op jobs, Gabe Amrhein of Yellow Springs worked for the Rich Earth Institute in Brattleboro, Vermont, testing the use of urine in agricultural applications. (Submitted photo)

    What do toilets and politics have in common? Potential metaphors aside, they both figured prominently in the recent co-op placements of Antioch’s first-year students, who returned just a few weeks ago from their first Antioch co-op experience.

  • Antioch College skill-sharing workshop­ — From herbal tea to art from trash

    Everyone has something to learn, and everyone has something to teach. That’s the idea behind skill-sharing, a type of education described as community-based, non-competitive and intergenerational.

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