Archive for October, 2016

AP Quotes Vedder on Economic Benefit of Appalachian Highway

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at Ohio University and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, was quoted in an Associated Press article on “Ohio 32: A road of unintended consequences.” Just outside Jackson stands another Rhodes legacy, Ohio Highway 32. It’s a four-lane road he championed […]

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October 28, 2016 at 11:54 amFaculty in the News In the News

Alum Talks with Anthropology Students about Legal Services for OHIO Students

Patrick McGee and students Demetri Wolfe-Maris, Gavin Stalnaker, and Zachery Wagner.

Students in UC1000 Mastering the University Experience taught by Nate Wallace had the privilege to hear Ohio University alum Patrick McGee of the Center for Student Legal Services speak to their class in September. For about $12 per semester, the center provides legal services for Ohio University students. “Every semester, including summer […]

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October 28, 2016 at 11:23 amAlumni In Class News

Spring 2017 | Mapping the Future Course Hits 5 Contemporary Issues

Spring 2017 | Mapping the Future Course Hits 5 Contemporary Issues

  CAS 2100x Mapping the Future is a new College of Arts & Sciences interdisciplinary course with five modules on profound issues facing contemporary society. Each module in the Spring 2017 course features a community event with speakers debating the core principles of an issue and students critically evaluating and […]

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October 28, 2016 at 10:56 amNews

Gupta Earns Scholarship, Studies Sept. 11 Documents in NYC

Priyadarshini Gupta, English doctoral student

  Priyadarshini Gupta‘s doctoral work on literary representations of Islam in the post-9/11 world took her to the New York Public Library this summer. A doctoral student of English, Gupta was awarded a competitive scholarship from Ohio University’s English Department, one of eight to students who are conducting research for their respective dissertations […]

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October 28, 2016 at 8:32 amResearch

Climate Change and Lizards: Finding Food Could be Biggest Challenge

For lizards, responding to climate change isn’t just about temperature. It’s also about what happens to their food source. A warmer, drier climate could mean less food, and thus less energy, less activity, and less ability to adapt, say Ohio University researchers in their study of tree lizards. Graduate student […]

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October 27, 2016 at 7:19 pmUncategorized

Ohio Soybean Council Foundation Offers Undergraduate, Graduate Scholarships

The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation is pleased to offer $44,000 in scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students for the 2017-18 academic year. Scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing studies related to the soybean industry and the field of agriculture. The deadline to apply is January 13, 2017 […]

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October 27, 2016 at 4:56 pmAnnouncements

Sandusky Register Reviews Alum Peter Ferry’s ‘Travel Writing’

Sandusky Register Reviews Alum Peter Ferry’s ‘Travel Writing’

The Sandusky Register’s Tom Jackson writes about Ohio University alum Peter Ferry’s new book: “If you like fiction, learn the name ‘Peter Ferry.’” Ferry, a retired high school English teacher, earned his bachelor’s degree from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. The best novel I’ve come across […]

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October 27, 2016 at 4:45 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News