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Amanda Rodriguez ’04: Exploring Our Connection With Nature

Amanda Rodriguez ’04: Exploring Our Connection With Nature

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. 



Faculty News

Jewel Graham Oral History Interview with Professor McGruder

Jewel Graham Oral History Interview with Professor McGruder

In 2014, Antioch College Professor of History Dr. Kevin McGruder spent a warm summer afternoon talking to Precious Jewel Freeman Graham—treasured member of the community, founder of Antioch’s social work program, advocate for Black students, and...

Dr. Jennifer Grubbs: Mourning the Present

Dr. Jennifer Grubbs: Mourning the Present

In a guest blog for McGill-Queen’s University Press, enviro-feminist anthropologist and Assistant Professor of Anthropology Dr. Jennifer Grubbs directs our attention to the upcoming commemoration of the fourth anniversary of the murder of Heather...

Dr. Kevin McGruder to Host New Series on WYSO

Dr. Kevin McGruder to Host New Series on WYSO

“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.


STUDENT EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING STORIES

Antioch is the premier college for the applied liberal arts, where real-world work experience is fully integrated into the curriculum. The following student-written pieces are reflections from experiences gained through Antioch College’s flagship Cooperative Education (Co-op) program. Read more about experiential learning on Antioch Engaged, our journal of social practice & professional engagement.


Alumni Achievements

Janet Goldner ’74 Featured in Two NYC Shows

Janet Goldner ’74 Featured in Two NYC Shows

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.”

Petition to Rename Purdue Building After A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. ’49

Petition to Rename Purdue Building After A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. ’49

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 Interviewed by Filmmaker Magazine

Neelon Crawford ’69 Interviewed by Filmmaker Magazine

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.

Amanda Rodriguez ’04: Exploring Our Connection With Nature

Amanda Rodriguez ’04: Exploring Our Connection With Nature

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. 


Campus News

Wellness Center Moves Toward Reopening

Wellness Center Moves Toward Reopening

Antioch College and the Yellow Springs Development Corporation (YSDC) are pleased to announce a collaborative agreement to work toward the reopening of the Wellness Center.

Jewel Graham Oral History Interview with Professor McGruder

Jewel Graham Oral History Interview with Professor McGruder

In 2014, Antioch College Professor of History Dr. Kevin McGruder spent a warm summer afternoon talking to Precious Jewel Freeman Graham—treasured member of the community, founder of Antioch’s social work program, advocate for Black students, and...

Amanda Rodriguez ’04: Exploring Our Connection With Nature

Amanda Rodriguez ’04: Exploring Our Connection With Nature

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. 

Upcoming Events


From the President Emeritus: Lines of Thinking

“Lines of Thinking” is a monthly feature from College President Emeritus Tom Manley. Each installment features a poem selected for its powers to transport us to some higher, lower or common ground, and, possibly in the process, provide fresh perspective and insight on the ground we occupy daily.

LoVerne Brown and Ed Ruscha

LoVerne Brown and Ed Ruscha

Two poems by LoVerne Brown, read by President Emeritus Manley between the ocean and the art of Ed Ruscha at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Travel Edition

Travel Edition

May 15th is nearly upon us. If plans hold, on that day my family and I plus two dogs, a cat and six suitcases will depart from Washington, Dulles International, for a long trip to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


In Memoriam 

David M. Brandes ’64

 David M. Brandes, a devoted son of New York City, died on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at the age of 78. He had become a resident of a Long Term Care facility in the Upper Eastside neighborhood he loved.   David is the son of Julius and Claire Brandes and...

Hugh F. Maurer ’65

Hugh Frederick Maurer, age 78, passed away at home surrounded by family in Sharon, Vt., on April 5, 2021, after a six-year-long battle with multiple myeloma. Hugh was the oldest child of Lawrence and Helen (Bury) Maurer. He was born in the small...

Ruth Hameyer King ’55

Ruth Hameyer King, formerly of Yellow Springs, died on May 10, 2021, at 88 years of age, in Wells, Maine. Ruth and her husband, Louis King '51, lived for 33 years in a house they designed on Grinnell Circle on the edge of the south Glen, where they...

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