In Class

Student Finds Language, Culture Entwined in Oman

Jamie Moriarity in Oman.

By Nicole Rodriguez Jamie Moriarty ’15 has always been interested in the Arabic language and culture. Over the summer, he took the initiative to travel to Muscat, Oman, to immerse himself in the language, make new friends, and broaden his cultural horizons. “I always wanted to study Arabic and never had […]

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January 25, 2016 at 2:15 pmIn Class

High School Teacher Puts Online Grad Lessons to Work in His Classroom

High School Teacher Puts Online Grad Lessons to Work in His Classroom

John Swarr, a teacher at the Washington County Joint Vocational School District, is already putting his master’s courses to work in his high school classrooms. Ohio University’s online master’s degree in English is designed for working secondary language arts instructors who are preparing to teach dual-enrollment—now called College Credit Plus—classes […]

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January 22, 2016 at 2:30 pmIn Class

Donkey Coffee Gets Tips from ELIP Business Writing Class

Chris Pyle, Donkey Coffee co-owner strategizes with business writing students.

By Kelley Bodwell Linguistics Department, ELIP GA Most freshmen are required to take an introductory writing class, but few get an opportunity to collaborate and contribute to their university’s local community while doing so. Ohio University’s English Language Improvement Program provides an opportunity to do just that. ELIP oversees a […]

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December 7, 2015 at 12:07 pmIn Class News

DNA Unzipped on the College Green

Students begin to unwind the "DNA strands" as Dr. Hua describes the process of DNA replication.

By Sydney Dawes Dr. Zhihua Hua took his PBIO 2050 class outside for a hands-on DNA replication demonstration near Alumni Gateway, making some physical impressions of science on Ohio University’s College Green. “Biotech: Lab to Life,” new this semester, is an Environmental and Plant Biology course focusing on biotechnology, genetic […]

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November 25, 2015 at 11:42 amIn Class News

Psychology Sophomore Says It Started with George Carlin

Brad Osuna '18

By Juliana Scheiderer ’16 Although only a sophomore, Brad Osuna is diving into his passion for psychology. With fieldwork, research experience, and a graduate-level course under his belt, Osuna is committed to getting all he can from the psychology program at Ohio University. Part of his persistence in finding opportunities […]

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October 6, 2015 at 3:26 pmIn Class News

Three Undergrads Travel to Japan to Help Study Immigration

Three Undergrads Travel to Japan to Help Study Immigration

By Nicole Rodriguez In 1998, Dr. Charlie Morgan, Assistant Professor of Sociology, made his first sojourn to Joetsu Niigata, Japan, to study and interview international couples. This summer, three Ohio University undergrads went along—in part to help interview the couple’s teenage children. In addition to getting undergraduate research and field […]

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September 24, 2015 at 11:50 amIn Class Research

A Summer in the Dirt, and Career Plans Taking Shape

A Summer in the Dirt, and Career Plans Taking Shape

By Cecilia Ellis ’17 “Are you getting eaten alive? Welcome to Field School,” jokes Zack Matthews, one of Dr. Paul Patton’s interns on site at the Ohio Field School in Archaeology. Music drifted through the forest as a dozen students and a swarm of mosquitoes welcomed me to the lively dig […]

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August 31, 2015 at 10:47 amIn Class News