Archive for December, 2015

Kantrowitz Talks of Infamous Deaths at Release for ‘Old Whiskey and Young Women’

Kantrowitz Talks of Infamous Deaths at Release for ‘Old Whiskey and Young Women’

Glidden Visiting Professor Marc Kantrowitz spoke to a group of faculty and students on Dec. 3 at a book release for his recently published book, Old Whiskey and Young Women: American True Crime: Tales of Murder, Sex and Scandal. Kantrowitz spoke of infamous deaths and the cases that surrounded them throughout […]

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December 17, 2015 at 3:19 pmAlumni News

Speaker Outlines ‘Less-is-More’ Approach for Writing Feedback

Dr. Paul Kei Matsuda

By Kelley Bodwell Ask a room full of writing teachers to name their biggest challenge, and they’ll likely respond with an exhausted sigh, “grading papers.” Despite the long hours required of teachers to give thoughtful feedback, little research has been conducted to determine what types of feedback are most helpful […]

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December 17, 2015 at 3:14 pmNews

Washington Times Quotes Jellison on Clinton’s Appeal to Millennials

Dr. Katherine Jellison

Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor and Chair of History at Ohio University, was quoted in a Dec. 16 Washington Times article on “The antique feminism of Hilary Clinton.” “The Republicans have sucked all the oxygen out of the room with a race that’s finally getting really interesting. Bernie Sanders is vanishing […]

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December 17, 2015 at 2:31 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Masson, Hla Debut ‘Nanobobcat’ for World’s First Nanocar Race

The Nonobobcat, designed by Dr. Eric Masson.

Five teams from around the world—including one from Ohio University—rolled out their prototypes in France as the world awaits the first-ever international molecular nanocar race. Over the next year, the OHIO Bobcat Nano-Wagon Team—along with competitors from France, Germany, Japan and USA/Austria—will get ready to race their nanocars along a […]

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December 16, 2015 at 3:44 pmNews

Singh Discusses Sikh Ideals of Equality, Social Justice at White House Celebration

Dr. Amrit Singh gives keynote at White House celebration of Guru Nanak's birth-anniversary.

Dr. Amritjit Singh gave a keynote address to a gathering of more than 125 Sikhs at a White House celebration of Guru Nanak’s birth-anniversary on Dec. 14. “In recent weeks, tolerance has become the buzzword of public discourses in the United States and elsewhere. Guru Nanak would rather plead for […]

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December 16, 2015 at 2:20 pmNews

Happy Holidays from CLJC

Happy Holidays from CLJC

Dear CLJC Students, Faculty, Alumni, and Friends, As we turn towards the holiday season, the faculty and staff of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture would like to extend our warmest thanks to all of you for your engagement with our intellectual community this past fall semester. We express […]

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December 16, 2015 at 12:14 pmAnnouncements

CLJC Announces Northern Ireland Trip for Adult Learners, Feb. 27-March 6

CLJC Announces Northern Ireland Trip for Adult Learners, Feb. 27-March 6

Interested alumni and friends can travel to Northern Ireland with the Center for Law, Justice & Culture in Spring 2016. The Ohio University College of Arts & Sciences announces an intensive nine-day trip for adults interested in learning about Human Rights, Law & Justice in Northern Ireland. It takes place […]

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December 15, 2015 at 1:01 pmAlumni