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Sociology Grad Seminar Discusses ‘Falling Back’ with Author

Dr. Elizabeth Lee’s Sociology of Inequality graduate seminar used Skype to talk with Dr. Jamie J. Fader, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Temple University, during their class on a Wednesday evening in February. Fader is author of Falling Back: Incarceration and Transitions to Adulthood among Urban Youth, which centers […]

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February 13, 2017 at 9:53 amIn Class

Mathematics Doctoral Students Teach Young Scholars at Summer Camps

Javier Ronquillo Rivera taught children at the Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics program.

by Kristin M. Distel Erik Hieta-aho and Javier Ronquillo Rivera, doctoral students in the Mathematics Department, spent part of their summer teaching mathematics to middle school students. Hieta-aho, who studies algebra and coding theory, worked at Loyola Marymount University as part of the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth. Ronquillo […]

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February 13, 2017 at 8:20 amIn Class

Student Interns at Poplar Island, Gets Up-close with Diamondback Terrapins

Student Interns at Poplar Island, Gets Up-close with Diamondback Terrapins

by Kristin M. Distel “I can apply these skills to other areas in my field, whether I go on to earn a Ph.D. or to work in other research positions,” says Alayna Tokash, now a master’s student in ecology and evolutionary biology. Tokash, also an Ohio University undergraduate alumna of […]

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February 1, 2017 at 12:11 pmIn Class Research

Classics Students Help Publicize New ‘Greek in Greece’ Summer Program

Visiting Greek scholar Efi Athanasopoulou (left) with OHIO students Jericha Tumblin, Shannon McLaughlin, Kelly Bilz, Alayna Gould and Micaela Eberhard in front of the Class Gateway on College Green

These days, not even the ancient Greek messenger god, Hermes, could outfly Twitter or Facebook to alert followers to a new initiative at Ohio University to study Greek in the seaport city of Patras, Greece. The inaugural OHIO-Patras Greek-in-Greece study abroad takes place this May. “For the last 2,500 years […]

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January 18, 2017 at 1:32 pmIn Class News

Intern Analyzes BET Networks Social Data, Generates Followers

Intern Analyzes BET Networks Social Data, Generates Followers

Economics major Ayomide Awojinrin spent the summer of 2016 working in Los Angeles as an intern for BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. Connect with him on LinkedIn. Talk to him at “My Summer As an Intern & How To Find Yours” (Student Panel) on Wednesday, Feb. 1, from […]

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January 14, 2017 at 12:32 pmIn Class

El-Barrad Puts Math and Economics Skills to Work

Abdalah El-Barrad

“At the Voinovich School, I gained real world skills that have helped prepare me for industry and academia while creating a positive impact on the world,” says Abdalah El-Barrad, a double-major in Economics and Applied Mathematics. He was an Undergraduate Research Scholar with the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public […]

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January 13, 2017 at 12:23 pmIn Class Research

Student Tracks Appalachian Mortality Trends Thanks to PURF Grant

OHIO sophomore Alison Harper studied three cemeteries, including St. Patrick’s (pictured here), to find demographic and mortality information about a rural Appalachia population. Her work is supported by the Provost’s Undergraduate Research Fund. Photographer: Kelee Riesbeck

  By Zulfa Rizqiya Anthropology major Alison Harper is looking below Appalachia’s surface to better understand its history. In her research paper “Mortality Analysis from Cemeteries,” Harper sheds light on demographic and mortality rates and causes in a rural area of Appalachia between 1880 and 2014. Harper’s research is supported […]

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January 13, 2017 at 10:13 amIn Class News