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  • New class to continue shaping college

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    Meredith Martin is one of a new crop of Antioch College students, a cohort 75-strong composed of enthusiastic young people who arrived on campus last week ready to remake the college, which reopened last year.

  • AU creates new change-makers

    Dr. Michele Dawn Kegley received her Ph.D. in leadership and change at the Antioch University’s commencement ceremony on Saturday. The doctoral program, unique in the nation for its emphasis on practical application, graduated 18 students this year. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    For the 18 graduates from Antioch University’s Leadership and Change Ph.D. program, the degree was far more than an academic accomplishment.

  • Year of challenge for class of ’15

    The first class of the revived Antioch College gathered on the steps of Main Building at the start of their year. After nine months and three challenging terms, students said they felt exhausted and overwhelmed, yet enthused with a sense of accomplishment. The next class arrives in October. (submitted Photo by Dennie Eagleson)

    For the first class of the revived Antioch College, the last nine months have been intense.

  • AUM plans for recovery

    Ellen Wood Hall was named interim vice president of Antioch University Midwest on July 1. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    After a brief stint as provost this spring, Ellen Wood Hall’s current role as interim president of Midwest has given her a challenge: to reverse downward enrollment trends and to more evenly balance the strengths of all three of the school’s academic programs.

  • County school grows in village

    Greene County Educational Services Center superintendent Terry Thomas will retire next month. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    For the past 25 years, Greene County’s special education provider has sat quietly at the western edge of the village, growing.

  • Glen Helen kicks off series on environment— Thinking many generations ahead

    CarolCarolyn Raffensperger, here speaking at a TED event in Maui, Hawaii, will lecture on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Glen Helen Auditorium on the precautionary principle as a way to stem the environmental pollution that threatens the lives of future generations. (Submitted photo)yn Raffensperger`

    Not only does U.S. law not protect Americans seven generations from now, it allows the continued creation of environmental toxins that will be hazardous to those in the ten-thousandth generation, according to environmental lawyer Carolyn Raffensperger.

  • Mix of big dreams, hard reality

    Last Saturday morning Karl McCartney of Thomas & Marker Construction, left, and Antioch College Vice President for Advancement Steve Sturman, right, led alumni, including Ron Winger, ‘64, of San Diego, on tours of the ongoing renovation of North Hall. The dormitory, constructed in 1852, is being renovated to achieve the LEEDS gold certification for environmental responsibility, and when completed, will be the oldest building in the country with that distinction. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    To succeed with the revival of Antioch College, its leaders, alumni and community members must create a new culture grounded in “ownership, fearlessness and love,” President Mark Roosevelt told college alumni Saturday night.

  • No such thing as a typical day

    At the “Antioch Today” panel at this weekend’s Antioch College alumni reunion, students, staff and faculty reflected on the trials and triumphs of college life in the middle of the revived school’s first academic year. From left, are Assistant Professor of Philosophy Lewis Trelawny-Cassity, student Maya Lundgren, Resident Life Manager Randle Charles and student Guy Matthews. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    At last weekend’s Antioch College reunion, students, staff and faculty painted a picture of current college life for Antiochians past.

  • Carter gives keynote at Antioch College reunion

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    The 2012 Antioch College reunion, Regeneration,will feature a keynote address from Majora Carter on Saturday, June 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the reunion tent on campus.

  • A once-in-a-century event

    Venus moving across the Sun's disc in. (Photo courtesy of NASA)

    Venus will transit across the sun on Tuesday, June 5, a rare astronomical event that will next occur in 2117. Watch it at the Antioch amphitheater.

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