Archive for February, 2017

Wealth & Poverty | Spring 2017 Calendar (revised)

Wealth & Poverty | Spring 2017 Calendar (revised)

The Wealth & Poverty theme at Ohio University announces its schedule of activities for Spring 2017. Wealth and Poverty Week: Rural America Friday, Feb. 3 – Dr. Cynthia Anderson (Sociology and Anthropology) “Appalachia’s New Rural Economy: Industry, Employment, and Economic Well-Being,” 1-2 p.m. at Alden 319 Monday, Feb. 6 – […]

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February 28, 2017 at 6:11 pmEvents News

Wealth and Poverty | First SHECP Interns Announced

Wealth and Poverty | First SHECP Interns Announced

After becoming the newest member of the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty, Ohio University awarded internships to its first cohort.  Angela Green (Social Work), Kees VandeStadt (Geography), and Chloe Wooster (Social Work) will join the SHECP internship program this summer 2017.  Angela Green, featured in the left, says she is […]

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February 28, 2017 at 5:55 pmNews

Anth Class Visits Shagbark Seed & Mill Headquarters

Senior in Anthropology Sam Heckle enjoys a corn tortilla chip, Shagbark’s flagship product. Students were given a free sampling of the product at the end of the tour.

By Jake Ballas ‘19 On Saturday, November 12th, Dr. Smoki Musaraj and some of her Economic Anthropology students traveled to Appalachia’s own Shagbark Seed & Mill headquarters. I personally enjoyed our fieldtrip to the Shagbark center of operations. The building didn’t have that overpowering “you’re a needle in a haystack” […]

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February 28, 2017 at 3:03 pmIn Class News

Transfer Tip | Want to Get Ahead, Catch Up on Credit Hours, or Complete Pre-Requisites? Take Summer Classes

Transfer Tip | Want to Get Ahead, Catch Up on Credit Hours, or Complete Pre-Requisites? Take Summer Classes

By Kristi Conrad Academic Advisor & Transfer Specialist Plans for the summer? Consider taking some classes at Ohio University. Summer classes can help students catch up on credit hours, meet tier requirements, focus specifically on one difficult course alone, get pre-requisite courses done, or even complete an entire year of […]

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February 28, 2017 at 11:12 amAnnouncements News

Want to Pay Back Those Student Loans? Learn About AmeriCorps, Feb. 28

AmeriCorps Thinking about your future? Graduating? Develop work skills and real world problem solving. Learn about Americorps the national service project. Open to everyone, you do not need to be a current student Americorps is a fantastic way for college students to gain full-time real world experience in your field […]

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February 28, 2017 at 11:04 amAnnouncements Events

OPIE News | International Career Planning Lunch, Mar. 14

OPIE News | International Career Planning Lunch, Mar. 14

By Tetyana Dovbnya Ohio Program of Intensive English and A&S International Academic Advisor International Career Planning Lunch What? International students who plan to get a job or an internship during or after earning a degree from Ohio University are welcome to attend Featuring: • Career development tools and resources at the […]

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February 28, 2017 at 10:46 amAnnouncements Events News

CLJC Features Political Science Alum | Swain Fights for Families

CLJC Features Political Science Alum | Swain Fights for Families

Benjmain Swain received his bachelor’s degree from Ohio University in 2004 and his Juris Doctorate from Capital University Law School in 2007, and was admitted to the Ohio Bar that same year. Ben joined Stebelton Snider in the Spring of 2012. Prior to joining Stebelton Snider, Ben spent four years […]

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February 28, 2017 at 9:31 amAlumni