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Distinguished Professor Lecture Rescheduled for March 10

Dr. Christopher France

For more than 55 years, Ohio University’s Distinguished Professor lecture has been a hallmark celebration of an honored faculty member’s outstanding scholarly and creative accomplishments, so it is no surprise that even Old Man Winter couldn’t derail plans to commend the 2014 Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Dr. Christopher France. The […]

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March 2, 2015 at 9:45 pmEvents

Contemporary History Institute presents Dr. Michael Barnhart

Contemporary History Institute presents Dr. Michael Barnhart

On Thursday, March 12 the Contemporary History Institute welcomes Dr. Michael A. Barnhart.  He is the Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of History at Stony Brook University. He will be speaking on “Japan’s Fateful Choices: Entering and Exiting the Pacific War, 1941-1945″ at 4:30 pm in Baker 242.   […]

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March 2, 2015 at 4:30 pmEvents

Visiting Writer David Rivard Reads His Poetry, Feb. 26

David Rivard

The Creative Writing Program presents its third visiting writer of the 2014-15 academic year, David Rivard, reading from his work on Thursday, Feb. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Walter Hall Rotunda. A book signing and reception follow. Rivard is the author of five books of poetry: Otherwise Elsewhere, Sugartown, […]

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February 2, 2015 at 5:46 pmEvents

Documentary: ‘The House I Live In,’ Feb. 26

Documentary: ‘The House I Live In,’ Feb. 26

The Wealth & Poverty theme presents a documentary, The House I Live In, on Thursday, Feb. 26, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Alden 319. For more than 40 years, the War on Drugs has accounted for more than 45 million arrests, made America the world’s largest jailer, and damaged poor […]

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February 2, 2015 at 5:45 pmEvents

CMSS Colloquium: Integrating a Computational Perspective in the Basic Science Education, Feb. 26

Morten Hjorth-Jensen

The Condensed Matter & Surface Sciences Colloquium Series presents Morten Hjorth-Jensen on “Computing in Science Education. Integrating a Computational Perspective in the Basic Science Education” on Thursday, Feb. 26, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter Lecture Hall 245. Abstract: In the last decades we have witnessed an incredible development of both […]

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February 2, 2015 at 5:45 pmEvents

Contemporary History: Zionism after the Holocaust, Feb. 26

Dr. Norman Goda

The Contemporary History Institute speakers series presents Dr. Norman Goda, former Ohio University professor, returning Feb. 26 to speak on “Discourses on Zionism after the Holocaust: The Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry, 1946″ at 4:30 p.m. in Baker Theater. This event is free and open to the public. Goda is the Norman […]

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February 2, 2015 at 5:45 pmEvents

Jeffries Reads from ‘A Nation Can Rise No Higher Than Its Women,’ Feb. 26

A Nation Can Rise No Higher Than Its Women book cover

The Department of African American Studies invites the campus community to celebrate the release of its newest faculty member’s book, A Nation Can Rise No Higher Than Its Women, on Thursday, Feb. 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Little Professors Bookstore. The event includes a reading, a brief discussion, […]

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February 2, 2015 at 5:45 pmEvents