Archive for September, 2016

Evans Honored with Award for Contributions in School Mental Health

Dr. Steven Evans

Dr. Steven Evans, Professor of Psychology and Co-Director of the Center for Intervention Research in Schools, received the Juanita Cunningham Evans Memorial Award for Contributions in School Mental Health during the Center for School Mental Health’s 21st Annual Conference in San Diego. Juanita Cunningham Evans was instrumental in the development […]

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September 30, 2016 at 4:14 pmNews

Networking Tips for Sociology & Anthropology Students

By Rachael Ridout A big part of the Sociology & Anthropology Department is knowing how to network, one class that Ohio University does not offer. This concept is introduced, to some as early as high school, but most of us are never taught or given tips on how to network. […]

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September 30, 2016 at 3:59 pmAnnouncements

History’s Abu-Rish Quoted on Assassination in Jordan

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History, was recently quoted in an Al-Ahram Weekly article on the murder of Jordanian writer and activist Nahed Hattar. Hattar was facing criminal charges for “insulting religion” and “sowing sectarian strife” in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan after sharing a cartoon that depicted an […]

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September 30, 2016 at 1:54 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Wealth and Poverty | World Food Day Food Drive Launches Oct. 4

Wealth and Poverty | World Food Day Food Drive Launches Oct. 4

On Tuesday, Oct. 4, the Wealth and Poverty theme launches a campus-wide food drive to celebrate World Food Day, which is observed on Oct 16 every year to remember the founding spirit of the Food and Agriculture Organization. The organization declares World Food Day to be “a day of action against hunger.” The […]

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September 29, 2016 at 10:01 amNews

Saudi Arabian Faculty Conduct Research with A&S Faculty in Summer Program

Saudi Arabian Faculty Conduct Research with A&S Faculty in Summer Program

This article was provided by the Office of Global Affairs and International Studies. An innovative summer program at Ohio University is now leading to new areas of research and collaboration for OHIO faculty members with a partner university in Saudi Arabia. The summer program, the first Ohio Faculty Research Academy, […]

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September 29, 2016 at 9:45 amNews

Mattson Authors ‘The Intellectual as President’ in Chronicle

Dr. Kevin Mattson

Dr. Kevin Mattson authored “The Intellectual as President” in the Sept. 25 Obama Issue of Chronicle of Higher Education. Mattson is the Connor Study Professor of Contemporary History at Ohio University. I belong to a small group. Overeducated and often underemployed, we read small magazines and argue politics, and we […]

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September 29, 2016 at 9:31 amFaculty in the News In the News

Linguistics Alumni Couple Off to Penn State for Ph.D.s

J. Elliott Casal and Alba Garcia Alonso, now earning Ph.D.s at Penn StateInternational Convention in Baltimore in 2016. He is pictured here with Dr. Lara Wallace, also in ELIP and the Linguistics Department.

By Blake Schenerlein and Dawn Bikowski Life has been quite the whirlwind for two Ohio University alums who made trips across the world to complete their education and gain experience in America. This husband and wife duo, J. Elliott Casal (originally from Virginia) and Alba Garcia Alonso (originally from Spain), […]

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September 29, 2016 at 8:52 amAlumni