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Oscar win for Julia Reichert ’70

Oscar win for Julia Reichert ’70

Julia Reichert '70 won her first Oscar at the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday, February 9, 2020  for the documentary American Factory. It was Reichert's fourth Oscar nomination. She shares the award with her longtime partner and collaborator...

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Dean Snyder Serves as Divisional Program Chair for APSA

Dean Snyder Serves as Divisional Program Chair for APSA

In August 2019, the American Political Science Association (APSA), the world’s leading political science professional organization, held its Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. Dr. Dean Snyder, Assistant Professor of Political Economy, played a key...

Kevin McGruder Quoted in NY Times Piece

Kevin McGruder Quoted in NY Times Piece

In a paid post with Facebook Watch on The New York Times' website, Vice President for Academic Affairs Kevin McGruder is quoted in the interactive story about the murder of a Polish immigrant, Isidore Fink. Read the story on The New York Times...

Notes From the Field: Louise Smith

Notes From the Field: Louise Smith

Fall 2019 Notes From the Field is a series of updates from Antioch College faculty members about the travel, research, and other scholarly activities they've conducted.   Associate Professor of Performance Louise Smith ’77 has been on...

From the President: Lines of Thinking

“Lines of Thinking” is a monthly feature from College President 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.

Being the Shortest Day

Being the Shortest Day

At year’s end, I experience a heightened awareness of time and light and their interplay. The low-slung sun moves over the edge of the backyard fence; it beams through an otherwise innocuous container on the windowsill, casting a light shadow of...

The Purpose of Poetry: Wendell Berry, Czelaw Milosz, Jack Gilbert

The Purpose of Poetry: Wendell Berry, Czelaw Milosz, Jack Gilbert

Lines of thinking easily ride the river of consciousness, below or above our level of awareness. Talk about live streaming! When the proverbial dots are connected, if they are at all, we may see patterns and relationships in our lives that appear...

Songs and Maps Against Forgetfulness — Joy Harjo

Songs and Maps Against Forgetfulness — Joy Harjo

“Crucial to finding the way is this: there is no beginning or end.You must make your own map.” —Joy Harjo The notion of mapmaking while journeying is potent for me. Whitman and Eliot draw upon it; Strand, Rich, Bishop and Frost as well; and Homer,...


Antioch is the premier college for the applied liberal arts. The following student-written pieces are reflections from real-world work 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

In Memoriam 

Nancy Ruskin ’56

Nancy Moore Ruskin died January 29, 2020. She was born December 23, 1934 in Utica, New York to John and Margaret Moore, and spent the early part of her childhood in nearby Clinton. The family moved to Swarthmore, Pennsylvania in 1943, where her...

Charmaine L. Rose ’52

Charmaine L. Rose, 89, died peacefully of complications from pneumonia on December 21, 2019 in Concord, NH,  where she lived for the past 13 years. Charmaine grew up in Pittsburgh PA, the fifth of the seven children of Emma (Lewis) and Harold Rose....

Irvin “Irv” G. Bieser Jr., Friend of the College

A friend to many and a beloved name throughout the Dayton community has passed away. Irvin Bieser Jr., known as Irv to most people, died on Feb. 6, 2020, at age 78. Beiser practiced law in Dayton for more than 50 years beginning his career with his...

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November 1, 2019 - February 29, 2020

Works Biennial 2019

January 3 @ 6:15 am - May 22 @ 7:30 am EST

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January 11 @ 1:00 pm - March 14 @ 3:00 pm EST

Fit Body for Life with Andrew Brody

January 19 - February 23

New Year, New You with Jamie Depinet

February 15 @ 3:00 pm - March 7 @ 4:00 pm EST

Qigong Meditation Practices with Keith Grzelak