Archive for August, 2017

Vedder in Forbes: Seven Challenges Facing Higher Education

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, authored an article in Forbes headlined “Seven Challenges Facing Higher Education.” For more than 15 years, I have redirected my academic career away from economic history, labor economics, and public […]

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August 30, 2017 at 9:09 amFaculty in the News In the News Research

Whitson Co-Authors Book on ‘Feminist Spaces: Gender and Geography in a Global Context’

Dr. Risa Whitson

Dr. Risa Whitson, Associate Professor of Geography at Ohio University, co-authored a book on Feminist Spaces: Gender and Geography in a Global Context, scheduled to be released in October (London: Routledge). Her co-authors are Ann Oberhauser, Jennifer Fluri, and Sharlene Mollett. About Feminist Spaces Abstract: Feminist Spaces introduces students and […]

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August 30, 2017 at 8:41 amResearch

González-Vallejo Serves as Associate Editor for Management Science

Dr. Claudia Gonzalez-Vallejo

Dr. Claudia González-Vallejo, Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, is Associate Editor for Judgment and Decision Making on the journal Management Science. She also is on four editorial boards: Decision Journal of Behavioral Decision Making Decision Analysis  Acta Psychologica 

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August 30, 2017 at 8:28 amNews

Grad Students Invited to TA Professional Development Workshop Series

The TA Professional Development Workshop Series can help graduate students enhance their teaching skills and get ready for their next step. “Are you interested in being a more effective instructor or lab leader? Are you getting ready to apply for Ph.D. programs? Are you ready for the job market?” asks […]

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August 29, 2017 at 4:47 pmAnnouncements

Evans Edits Book on School Mental Health Services for Adolescents

Dr. Steven Evans

Dr. Steven Evans, Professor of Psychology, co-edited a book on School Mental Health Services for Adolescents (New York, NY: Oxford University Press). Co-edited by J.R. Harrison and B.K. Schultz, the 2017 book: Provides in-depth information for researchers and school mental health professionals working in secondary schools. Describes the history of […]

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August 29, 2017 at 3:52 pmResearch

Happy Beginnings | Alum Praises Peace Corps Experience in Cameroon

Sean Potts in March 2016 in traditional Kenyan dress at the Guzang Queen Mother's funeral. Cultural integration was an important part in opening doors and being accepted by the community in this very social culture.

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Two months after he graduated from Ohio University, Sean Potts ’12 he signed on with AmeriCorps VISTA, working with Blackfeet Manpower, a tribal welfare agency located […]

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August 29, 2017 at 10:48 amAlumni

President Looking for Arts & Sciences Students for Leadership Society

President Looking for Arts & Sciences Students for Leadership Society

When he became Ohio University’s 21st president, Dr. M. Duane Nellis quickly recognized that Ohio University’s excellence is most apparent through its students and thus, the Presidential Leadership Society was formed. This group of student ambassadors serve as official representatives of Ohio University and the Office of the President at […]

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August 29, 2017 at 9:52 amNews