New York City-based artist Janet Goldner ‘74 featured two shows in NYC this summer: The Sculptors Guild’s “No Vacancy” and “Between the Ground and the Sky.”
After reading “In The Matters of Color: Race and the American Legal Process” by A. Leon Higginbotham ‘49, a group of Purdue alumni started a petition on Change.org to rename Elliot Hall – named for former president Edward C. Elliot who opposed improving the living conditions of Black student housing at Purdue University.
Neelon Crawford ’69, in an interview conducted by Daniel Eagan for Filmmaker Magazine, reflects on his beginnings in film, what inspired him to begin creating experimental cinema, and his thoughts on finding and crafting narrative through experimental film.
Stories Happen in Forests is an internationally recognized and award-winning short documentary produced and directed by Amanda Rodriguez ‘04 in association with Videographer Andrea Desky of Call to Action Creative. Stories is Amanda’s first film, and due to the pandemic, premiered online in 2020. It will have its first in-person premiere on September 26th, 2021 at Dogwood Alliance’s 25th Anniversary event in Asheville, NC.
Shadia Alvarez ’96, Senior Vice President for Equity and Strategic Development and Executive Director of the Coretta Scott King Center discusses what Juneteenth means on the Antioch campus, how it is celebrated, and what Antioch is doing to acknowledge and reflect on denouncing racism on campus.
“Loud As The Rolling Sea” is a new series starting this week on WYSO that will be hosted by Vice President of Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of History, Dr. Kevin McGruder.
On June 18, 2021, Antioch College will observe Juneteenth as an official holiday. This is the second year that we have adopted Juneteenth as an official holiday, following a motion brought before College Council in June 2020 by current student and Board of Trustee member Chris Chavers ’21.
Dr. Wahji Kasten ’02, has been announced as one of this year’s Bloomberg Fellows at the John’s Hopkins School of Public Health.
“Trans Rights Are Human Rights” by multimedia artist and musician Matt Walker ‘04 has been selected by the Arts and Culture Commission of Yellow Springs in their Call to Action for lamp pole banners which was launched towards the end of December 2020.
Student-run newspaper ‘The Record’ has been reestablished by S. Quinn Ritzhaupt ’23 and Jacob Philip ’23 who aim to publish in June.
Michael Perea ’24 and Lola Nelson-Betz ’22 have released the trailer for the Ant Farm Art Building Creative Preservation Initiative (AFAAB) documentary, Awake and Dreaming, on May 10, 2021 – a film they directed as part of their Co-op with AFAAB.
Building on a century of applied education, Antioch College announces opportunity for students to live on campus while gaining valuable work experience this summer.
Ryan Douglas ’98 has published, From Seed to Success: How to Launch a Great Cannabis Cultivation Business in Record Time.
Angel Nalubega ’18, who majored in History at Antioch with a focus in Race and Ethnicity Studies, has been accepted to the three-year Master of Divinity program (MDiv) at Princeton Theological Seminary on a full scholar (The Francis Grimke Scholarship) to begin in the Fall.
Shane Creepingbear ’08 was interviewed by The Fourth Universalist Society in the City of New York in a new podcast episode that focuses on Colonialism: Knowledge and Erasure. In the interview, hosted by Ember Kelley, Creepinbear speaks about his research and findings from looking into the topic of colonialism and provides answers to how we can confront colonialism as a community, and how we can become informed about colonialism in the justice work that we do.
On Tuesday, April 27, Antioch College held a virtual Community Meeting and were joined by guest speaker Megan Morine, YWCA’s Dayton Preventionist, who engaged us in a conversation about Sexual Violence Prevention, Gender Identity & Sexual Violence, and Consent & Boundaries.
After graduating with a self-designed major in Bachelor of Science: Ecology and the Human Environment with Spanish Language focus and earning magna cum laude, Richard Hauck ’17 has been accepted into two master’s programs at Arizona State University.
Assistant Professor of Media Arts Catalina Jordan Alvarez’s short film Sound Spring Seq. #6: The School and the Home is streaming online as part of the 25th annual Wexner Center for the Arts Ohio Shorts film festival.
Michael Barnett ’66, a Senior Physicist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, has been awarded the 2020 Dwight Nicholson Medal for Outreach by the American Physical Society (APS Physics) for a lifetime of innovations in outreach bringing the discoveries and searches of particle physicists and cosmologists to multitudes of students and lay people around the world.
Judge LaDoris Cordell ’71 will release Her Honor: A Judge’s Candid Look at Our Legal System on October 5, 2021 — a memoir detailing Judge Cordell’s personal story and experiences with the American judicial system as jurist, lawyer, and police auditor.
Antioch College Trustee Susan Jean “Shay” Mayer ’79 and Mary Kay Delaney, Visiting Clinical Professor at Morgridge College of Education, University of Denver, have edited a new book, In Search of Wonderful Ideas: Critical Exploration in Teacher Education, available on April 9, 2021, from Teachers College Press of Columbia University.
By the end of April, Gem City Market – a west Dayton Co-op – will open to the public, bringing to fruition six years of planning. Lela Klein ’02, who sits on the board and is Co-Executive Director of Co-op Dayton, told The Herald Bulletin that the planning for Gem City began in 2016 with the development of a business plan.
On Thursday, March 25, Associate Professor of History Dr. Kevin McGruder spoke as a panelist in the virtual seminar The Impact of Redlining on Black Americans: addressing racism in real estate, organized by Columbia University’s School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.
John Chaney ’75, who passed away on January 29, 2021, will be the recipient of the 2021 National Association of Basketball Coaches’ Metropolitan Award presented by NIKE “for long and outstanding service to men’s college basketball.”
Assistant Professor of Anthropology and the Prison Justice Initiative convener at Antioch, Dr. Jennifer D. Grubbs, has just announced the release of her new book “Ecoliberation: Reimagining Resistance and the Green Scare” to be published by McGill-Queen’s University Press in June 2021.
Ka’Dae Brockington ’21 (Biomedical Anthropology major with a focus on American Jurisprudence, Physical and Biological Anthropology) will be presenting in the GLCA Women’s & Gender Studies e-conference. His work on ‘Determining Access: Social and Physical Barriers for Marginalized College Students’ will be part of a Wellness & Health Equity panel from 9 am to 10 am.
Gabby Loomis-Amrhein ’17 has had her first book, evening primroses, a book of poetry, published by Recenter Press.
Although Jen Ruud ’18 majored in Environmental Science at Antioch, their Co-ops provided opportunities for exploration in different fields.
April 7 – May 5, 2021, Assistant Professor of Media Arts Catalina Jordan Alvarez and Liz Flyntz ’02 (artist, curator, writer and digital experience designer) will be leading a guest workshop, “The Collaboration Agreement: Designing for Creative Conflict and Consent” at The School of Making Thinking, which will consist of five workshop sessions taught on Wednesdays from 7-9pm EST.
Anna (Coates) Scotti ‘80 is a widely published writer and poet, born in Washington DC, who was awarded the first-ever Lightscatter Prize for her collection of poetry, Bewildered by All This Broken Sky, which is set to release in April 2021.
Her Voice Rises; a transnational arts exchange between Antioch College and Mujeres de Artes Tomar (MAT) was an arts residency three years in the making, spearheaded by Yellow Springs-native and Associate Professor of Cooperative Education Luisa Bieri.
During the 2021 Winter quarter, students of Media Production 102 are gaining hands-on experience from Basim Blunt–WYSO Senior Media Producer and Instructor, Dayton Youth Radio Project Coordinator, and Host of Behind the Groove.
Assistant Professor of Psychology Téofilo Espada-Brignoni has recently had two articles published in scholarly journals, both centering around culture and music.
For Black History Month, the 365 Project will share one video each week that takes viewers on a journey through Yellow Springs to learn about land ownership of Blacks in the past up to the present. In their most recent video, the 365 Project take a walk through Antioch College’s campus and the surrounding area.
9to5: The Story of a Movement” by Julia Reichert ’70 and Steve Bognar made its national debut on PBS on Monday, February 1, 2021.
Construction of a new hoop house on Agraria began last weekend with the help of Antioch College Miller Fellows: Juliana Aisa, Hunter Compton ’24, Angel Harris ’24, David Klasovsky ’22, Kyla Lemin ’24, Vanae Pate ’24, Chanel Phillips ’24, Romel Phillips ’24, Melanie Rudolf, Delaney Schlesinger-Devlin, and Madison Stephenson ’24, and Encore Miller Fellows.
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present “Color Odyssey” – an exhibition featuring the works of acclaimed artist Emma Amos ’58. The exhibition premieres on Saturday, Jan 30, 2021, and will run until Sunday, Apr 25, 2021.
Dr. Kevin McGruder has been interviewed by Dr. Terrance Dean and “The Other Side” podcast host, Scot Kirk, about his essay “How to be an Antiracist in Ohio.”
Amanda Akers graduated from Antioch College in 2019, studying under a self-designed major with a focus in Creative Writing. She currently lives and works in Seoul, South Korea, pursuing writing whilst working as an English teacher.
Multimedia artist Amia Megumi Yokoyama is teaching Intro to Animation at Antioch College during the winter quarter.
Gabe Iglesia ’16 majored in Political Economy at Antioch and has been working for the State Department for four and a half years (two of which were with the Foreign Service).
Jacobs has been recognized with one of Canada’s highest civilian honors for his contributions to environmental responsibility and sustainable development.
Dr. Kevin McGruder publishes an op-ed in The Columbus Dispatch detailing antiracist actions for Ohioans.
Trying to de-stress after a whirlwind of classes and exams can be difficult,
especially when it may involve challenges related to being home.
Marie Javins ’89 has been promoted to DC Comics Editor-in-Chief.
“Grounded Hope” podcast to be produced in consultation with Antioch faculty members Beth Bridgeman and evaluated by Dr. Kevin McGruder.