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Freshman Composition for Business Students Arrives via iBooks

Freshman Composition for Business Students Arrives via iBooks

by Lydia Deakin Linguistics Department, ELIP TA   Unbeknownst to many on campus, something new, innovative, and exciting is happening in Gordy Hall: a freshman composition course for multilingual students in business is being taught through the use of an iBook. Customized iBook Offers Increased Interactivity This new technology is […]

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February 26, 2015 at 9:25 amIn Class News

Undergrad Helps Unearth Answers to How Native Americans Lived Nearby

Students work at Patton Cave site during Field School. Photo courtesy of Lauren Johnson.

Ellie Koewler ’15 Senior Anthropology and Geology student Lauren Johnson has unearthed some ideas about how Native Americans might have lived—just down the road from where Ohio University now sits. She has spent nearly two years excavating artifacts and researching geological data from a nearby rock shelter with Dr. Paul […]

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February 24, 2015 at 12:13 pmIn Class News Research

Biology Prof Talks to Anthropology Students about Antibiotic-Resistant MRSA

Dr. Ronan Carroll talks to Anthropology class about MRSA.

Ellie Koewler ’15 Dr. Ronan Carroll, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, talked Feb. 4 to Anthropology students about his research in methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus, commonly known as MRSA. When Dr. Sabrina Curran learned about his research, she realized that it had direct application for her Biological Anthropology course (ANTH2010) […]

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February 13, 2015 at 11:55 amIn Class News

Law, Justice & Culture Certificate Announces 2015 Cohort

Law, Justice & Culture Certificate Announces 2015 Cohort

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture is proud to present this year’s cohort of certificate students in Law, Justice & Culture. “We’re thrilled with this year’s cohort of LJC certificate students,” said Dr. Kathleen Sullivan, the CLJC faculty member who teaches LJC 2000: Core Course in Law, Justice & […]

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January 26, 2015 at 6:26 pmIn Class News

Paxton Economics Class Partners with Buffet Foundation on $10,000 Donation

OHIO Associate Professor Julia Paxton (right) presents Mary Nally, executive director of CFI, with a certificate. Photographer: Lauren Pond/Ohio University

By Gretchen Gregory From Compass A unique new course is enabling Ohio University students to become philanthropists in a venture designed to teach them ways to effectively contribute to their communities. The Economics of Altruism class, taught by OHIO Associate Professor Dr. Julia Paxton, has partnered with Warren and Doris […]

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December 23, 2014 at 8:16 amIn Class News

Anthropology Students Work with Historical Society on College Green Walking Guide

Anthropology students at Athens County Historical Society

A team of undergraduate Anthropology students at Ohio University collaborated with the Athens County Historical Society and Museum this semester to develop an educational resource that benefits the local community, while showcasing their unique anthropological approach. The results of their collaboration are being showcased through a Display Event in Baker Center’s third […]

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November 24, 2014 at 9:57 amIn Class

‘Learn by Doing’ Internships in Physics & Astronomy

‘Learn by Doing’ Internships in Physics & Astronomy

 By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Why Be an Undergraduate Summer Intern? “To learn by experience!” – Samantha Thrush “I created my first successful nanostructure!” – Chris Wolfe “It allowed me to do something that may help advance our scientific knowledge.” – Ryan Goetz What Are Some Recent Intern Experiences? […]

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November 20, 2014 at 9:00 pmIn Class News Research