Independent Minds, Working Together

2011

 January

"Wooster Basketball Team in 'State of Perfection'" - Akron Beacon Journal

  • Undefeated and top-ranked Scots receive high praise...more

"Wooster Senior Selected for 'Faces in the Crowd'" - Sports Illustrated

  • Ian Carlin named top American-born cricket player...more

"Techno-Sponge 'ShamWows' Oil Spills" - Popular Mechanics

  • NSF spotlights Paul Edmiston's discovery...more

"Authors of An Amish Paradox Discuss Changing Way of Life" - WCPN Radio

  • Charles Hurst and David McConnell interviewed on "Around Noon"...more

"Anne Nurse Offers Perspective on Child who Shot His Mother" - U.S. News

  • Professor of sociology and anthropology addresses decision-making process...more

"Mike Malmon Comments on Long-Distance Relationships" - New York Times

  • Wooster psychologist/counselor quoted regarding impact of technology...more

"Nathan Balch Plays Key Role in Scots' No. 1 Ranking" - Columbus Dispatch

  • Senior guard discusses team's success this season...more

February

"Wooster Senior Shows His Knack for Cricket" - Valley News Dispatch

  • Ian Carlin's accomplishments touted in his hometown newspaper...more

"Three Generations of Egyptian Family Weigh in on Revolution" - WKSU Radio

  • Ed-Adawy Family members share thoughts about historic events in their homeland...more

"Egyptian Politics in El-Adawy's Blood" - Akron Beacon Journal

  • Grandfather, father, and son to participate in Great Decisions Lecture...more

"Osorb Hailed as 'Game-Changing Technology'" - msnbc.com

  • Paul Edmiston's product noted for its ability to "suck it up"...more

"Mark Wilson Offers Perspective on 'History of Life'" - Wilderness Center

  • Professor of geology interviewed for Darwin Day podcast...more

"Ryan Snyder Exceeds Expectations at Wooster" - Canton Repository

  • Aquinas High School grad is integral part of 20-1 Fighting Scots men's basketball team...more

"Black History Month: Judge Solomon Oliver" - WKYC-TV

  • Judge Oliver '69 talks about his journey from the segregated south of his youth to the federal bench...more

March

"Teach for America is Coming to Ohio" - WKSU-FM

  • Three Wooster seniors about the enter the program and one alum are prominently featured...more

"Wooster Lab Discovery Excites Researchers" - Akron Beacon Journal

  • Paul Edmiston's development of Osorb for environmental cleanups makes front page...more

"Wooster Rallies from 17-Point Deficit to Beat Williams" - Roanoke Times

  • Stunning 27-8 run caps improbable comeback...more

"Intense Moore Gets Scots to Final Four" - Cleveland Plain Dealer

  • Columnist Terry Pluto on the method behind Coach Steve Moore's winning ways...more

"Underdog's Feat is Inspiration for Cricket's Dreamers" - New York Times

  • Ian Carlin is mentioned in this article on efforts to popularize cricket in the U.S....more

April

"Rethinking PhDs" - Nature

  • Wooster alum Deanna Pickett '10, who turned her chemistry degree into a job with ABS Materials, is highlighted...more

May

"Edmiston Demonstrates Osorb on 'Feagler & Friends'" - WVIZ-TV

  • Paul Edmiston's work was the subject of a seven-minute segment on Cleveland's PBS affiliate (piece begins at 20:15)...more

"Cornwell Brings Globalized Vision to College of Wooster" - SmartBusiness

  • President Grant Cornwell is the subject of a six-page cover story on his approach to strategic planning and the college's future...more

"A College's Architecture Comes Alive in One Student's Mobile Approach" - Chronicle of Higher Education

  • Jake Dinkelaker's innovative, all-digital I.S. project attracts national attention...more

"Names You Need to Know: Osorb" - Forbes

  • New DOE study shows Paul Edmiston's discovery can remove almost all petrochemicals from water produced by "fracking"...more

"Mission Accomplished? Not Yet" - Akron Beacon Journal

  • Jeffrey Lantis contemplates the future following the death of Osama bin Laden...more

June

"School Building Goes Solar" - Akron Beacon Journal

  • Solar panels installed on roof of Wooster's Scot Center...more

"Jack Gallagher's Works Featured During Radio Interview" - WCPE-FM

  • Wooster professor, composer profiled on June 13th program...more

"College of Wooster Students Fight Hunger" - Akron Beacon Journal

  • "Share Your Bowl" program nets 714 boxes of cereal for People-to-People ministries...more

"College of Wooster touts solar panel array as largest at any college" - Cleveland Plain Dealer

  • A 20,000-square-foot solar panel array atop the Scot Center will generate 271,000 kwh of electricity...more

"Ohio Light Opera Set to Open 2011 Season" - WCPN-FM

  • Several cast members interviewed on "Around Noon"...more

July

"Exploradio: Swellable Glass" - WKSU-FM

  • Wooster chemist takes accidental discovery out of the lab and into production, and cleans up...more

September

"Exploradio: Wooster's Solar Record" - WKSU-FM

  • Wooster flips the switch on largest college solar array in country...more

"Four Ways 9/11 Changed America's Attitude Toward Religion" - CNN.com

  • Charles Kammer, professor of religious studies, weighs in on the debate...more

October

"Amish Renegades Accused in Bizarre Attacks" - New York Times

  • David McConnell, professor of sociology and anthropology, quoted again...more

"Beard-Cutting Attacks Bring National Attention" - Cleveland Plain Dealer

  • David McConnell, professor of sociology and anthropology, quoted extensively...more

"Ceremony to Honor Wooster Professor" - Akron Beacon Journal

  • Edmiston to receive award in New York...more

"11 Brilliant Innovators" - Popular Mechanics

  • Paul Edmiston honored with 2011 Breakthrough Award...more

"Arrests Made in Ohio Amish Attacks" - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

  • David McConnell, professor of sociology and anthropology, quoted about incident...more

"Council's Public Prayer Heads for First Court Test" - News Journal

  • Charles Kammer, professor of religious studies, quoted in article about the Lord's Prayer...more

November

"Grant Cornwell: Global Thinker and President" - Huffington Post

  • College of Wooster President praised for his leadership and vision...more

"Multimillion Dollar Grants Aim to Help Young Business Builders" - WKSU-FM

  • College of Wooster students featured among Ohio entrepreneurs...more

"Researchers Warn of Climate Change Impacts on Mental Well-Being" - E&E

  • Susan Clayton, professor of psychology, quoted extensively about impact...more

December

"The Psychology of Home: Why Where You Live Means So Much" - The Atlantic

  • Susan Clayton, professor of psychology, says home is part of our self-definition...more