Archive for March, 2017

OHIO Linguistics MA Students Present At Georgetown

OHIO Linguistics MA Students Present At Georgetown

By:  Torri Raines Linguistics Department, MA Student On the weekend of March 10-12, six first-year MA students in the Department of Linguistics at OHIO University presented at the Georgetown University Round Table (GURT) on Languages and Linguistics. Torri Raines, Olga Sormaz, Talal Alharbi, Naomi Otsuji, Qiuqu Qin, and Cheyenne Sears […]

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March 31, 2017 at 4:29 pmIn the News Research

Students Explore Food, Hunger, and Inequality in Ireland

OHIO students in front of the Jeanie Johnston Famine Ship in Dublin, Ireland

By Matt McCullough ’17 Eighteen Ohio University students spent their spring break in the Republic of Ireland as part of the Ireland: Food, Hunger, and Inequality study abroad program, now in its second year. Ireland as an Educational Opportunity The Ireland program is offered through the Sociology & Anthropology Department. […]

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March 31, 2017 at 1:53 pmIn Class

Lit Fest | The Many Voices of Poet Tom Sleigh

Tom Sleigh

The 2017 Spring Literary Festival welcomes author Tom Sleigh for a reading in Walter Hall on Thursday, April 6, at 8:30 p.m., and a lecture Friday, April 7, at 11 a.m. in Alden Library. By Angie Mazakis  Graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in Creative Writing: Poetry As a child, Tom Sleigh used to fall asleep next […]

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March 31, 2017 at 12:35 pmNews

DeMott’s ‘Angling Days’ Honored at Ohioana Library Day

DeMott’s ‘Angling Days’ Honored at Ohioana Library Day

Robert DeMott’s Angling Days: A Fly Fisher’s Journal is one of the books honored at this year’s Ohioana Library Day on April 8. He also is serving on a panel on the “Great Outdoors.” DeMott is Edwin and Ruth Kennedy Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English at Ohio University. Spanning more […]

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March 31, 2017 at 10:12 amNews

Geography Professor’s Name To Adorn Hill Near His Former Home

Dr. Hubertus Bloemer

Dr. Hubertus Bloemer, late Associate Professor of Geography at Ohio University, made many contributions to the field of cartography. Now, his name will adorn maps of Athens County, as well. The U.S. Geological Survey’s Board on Geographic Names formally applied the name Bloemer Berg to a summit near Athens, and […]

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March 30, 2017 at 4:58 pmNews

Fall 2017 | Wealth and Poverty Certificate Offers Menu of Courses

Fall 2017 | Wealth and Poverty Certificate Offers Menu of Courses

The Wealth and Poverty Certificate addresses the growing challenges of inequality and poverty in society, both locally and globally, asking questions like Why are some so rich and some so poor? Why is there inequality in the world? What would be the cost of growing inequality? How could we fight […]

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March 30, 2017 at 11:15 amNews

Students for Law, Justice and Culture Calls for Officer Applications

Students for Law, Justice and Culture Calls for Officer Applications

Students for Law, Justice and Culture invites students to apply for executive positions, including president, vice president/treasurer, and secretary. Positions are open to all students. It is not necessary to be a dues-paying member of SLJC to apply. To nominate yourself or another student, please email Center for Law, Justice […]

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March 29, 2017 at 8:07 amNews