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Announcing 2015 Student Cohort in Law, Justice & Culture

Announcing 2015 Student Cohort in Law, Justice & Culture

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 pmAnnouncements In Class

Brobst Talks ‘Oil, Ohio & World Power’ with Foundation

Dr. John Brobst

Dr. John Brobst, Associate Professor of History, presents a talk on “Oil, Ohio, and World Power” for the Ohio University Foundation Board of Trustees in February. “Oil, Ohio, and World Power” is a play on the title of Brobst’s popular course, “Oil, the Persian Gulf, and World Power.” His talk […]

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January 26, 2015 at 5:16 pmIn Class

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 Work with Historical Society on College Green Walking Guide

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

Alum Speaks to Sociology Class about Career in Criminal Justice

Marc Houk, a member of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Parole Board, speaks to a sociology class about a career in criminal justice.

Photographer: Katelyn Vancouver/Ohio University

Ohio University alumnus Marc Houk recently spoke to students in the sociology class, “Punishment and Society,” under the instruction of professor Nicole Kaufman in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. Houk is one of two former wardens from the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction to visit the class, along […]

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November 10, 2014 at 7:05 pmAlumni In Class News

Isle of Eigg: A Stop They Had to Make

Isle of Eigg: A Stop They Had to Make

By Lori Bauer The Isle of Eigg wasn’t on the schedule. But students took advantage of a free weekend to add a journey to the small island off the coast of Scotland. It turned into an adventure. The students were in Scotland for the Summer 2014 Edinburgh: City and the […]

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November 6, 2014 at 12:25 pmIn Class