In creating a student award in his honor, Leopoldo López’s family, friends and fellow alumni are keeping his spark and his story alive, ensuring that generations of Kenyon students will see the promise and the value of a life lived in pursuit of a higher public calling.
As we mourn the lives so needlessly cut short in Christchurch, New Zealand, we should remind ourselves of the important work we can do here, now, in our own communities.
The pursuit and construction of narratives fuels scientific discovery.
Observing a Kenyon English class held inside a medium-security prison deepened my appreciation of the power of a liberal arts education experience.
When I read of Michael Bloomberg’s gift of $1.8 billion to Johns Hopkins University, I was reminded of the power a gift has to move our collective thinking beyond what can’t be done to what, in fact, must be done.