Higher Education Section :: Page 5

  • 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.

  • BLOG – Then & Now display at Antioch Midwest

    Yellow Springs local, ________ talked with photographer Andy Snow at the gallery opening of "Then & Now" on Saturday.

    Today’s blog showcases Saturday’s opening of Antioch Midwest alum Andy Snow’s award-winning photo exhibit “Then and Now” featuring historic images from the 1913 Dayton flood contrasted with his photos from the same locations 100 years later.

  • Antioch students organize skill-share

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    Everyone has something to learn, and everyone has something to teach. That’s the idea behind a skill-sharing, a type of education described as community-based, non-competitive and intergenerational. At a skill-sharing workshop organized by Antioch College students from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, in McGregor Hall.

  • Antioch College Farm conditionally approved for continued operations

    After hearing from many concerned neighbors at their Aug. 5 meeting, Village Council members unanimously voted to allow Antioch College to create a farm on its property as a conditional rather than permitted use.

  • Antioch College Farm raises animals, concerns

    A conceptual rendering of the Antioch College farm by farm manager Kat Christen illustrates the multi-use plans the college envisions for the property long known as the golf course. Representatives from the college will present a revised land-use plan to Village Council on Monday, Aug. 5, with hopes of getting the zoning code to permit a certain number of farm animals on the property, to be used mostly for academic experimentation in sustainable agriculture. (Map courtesy of Antioch College)

    The farming activity on what is affectionately known as the Antioch golf course is just beginning, and it’s the heart of what Antioch College envisions for its sustainability program, one of the key components of the college curriculum.

  • Antioch College, Glen Helen begin reforestation

    Antioch College environmental science professor Linda Fuselier, left, and Glen Helen extension naturalist Jennifer Lang will use a grant from the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement to launch an education and action program this fall to replace the Glen’s invasive honeysuckle with native understory species. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    If one of the key components of an effective education is giving people the tools to make positive change, then Antioch College, Glen Helen and the host of conscientious villagers here are in a strong position to help save the environment.

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