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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. BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is the nation’s leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and […]

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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

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

ELIP Course Helps Make Athens ‘Home’ for International Bobcats

Lydia Bambeck works with fellow classmates and instructor Art Oestrike.

By Andrea Wurm Ohio University is home to more than 20,000 students who share two common bonds—a love for Athens, Ohio, and a passion to pursue the degree of their choice. It is also a place that represents 1,740 international students from all walks of life. But what does it […]

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December 3, 2016 at 10:05 amIn Class News

Food Studies | Students Say CAS 4911 Internship Connects Them to Community

Summer 2016 interns tour a local farm.

The Food Studies theme is proud to be offering its fourth semester of CAS 4911: How Food Works in the Community Internship experience. What started as a summer internship experience has now been extended into the fall and spring semesters, offering even more opportunities for students to get real, hands-on […]

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December 1, 2016 at 10:00 amIn Class News

English Students Complete Service Learning Project at Echoing Connections

Hackworth's students and their Echoing Connections writing partners

by Kristin M. Distel “This was one of the best things I could have done,” says freshman Alexandra Petrovski, a student in Deni Naffziger Hackworth’s Writing and Rhetoric I course. Hackworth’s students spent five class sessions volunteering at Echoing Connections, a local facility that provides day habilitation services and life […]

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December 1, 2016 at 4:36 amIn Class News

Grad Students Build Communication that Stretches Beyond Borders

Phally Ngoeum (right) and Md Nazimuddin (left) enjoy class discussions.
    Phally Ngoeum (right) and Md Nazimuddin (left) enjoy class discussions.

By Andrea Wurm Phally Ngoeum, a graduate student from Cambodia, believes in the power of communication. Connecting with people is one reason that she values Oral Communication in Graduate Studies (ELIP 5300). This 3-credit hour class gives her a platform to voice her opinion. “Communicating helps me reduce the gender […]

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November 30, 2016 at 12:12 pmIn Class News