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Student Group Visits Marion Correctional Institution

Student Group Visits Marion Correctional Institution

Students for Law, Justice & Culture, the student organization affiliated with the Center for Law, Justice & Culture, drove up to Marion Correctional Institution, a medium security prison north of Columbus, on Oct. 4 to learn about the prison’s progressive community center for inmates. The center, called LifeLine, is run […]

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October 15, 2014 at 9:23 amIn Class News

Field Camp 2014 Students Learn to ‘See’ the Geology—& Continue Snowball Fight Tradition

Field Camp 2014 Students Learn to ‘See’ the Geology—& Continue Snowball Fight Tradition

October 2014 Geological Sciences Newsletter Somewhere between West Virginia and Bighorn Basin, students developed the essential ability to “see” the geology. The summer of 2014 saw another successful edition of the Ohio University Field Camp, with 15 students and four faculty. Starting in West Virginia, and Chili at Dr. Green’s […]

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October 13, 2014 at 12:01 pmIn Class

Shovel by Shovel, an Old Home Emerges in the Forest

Working side by side are left to right Nicholas Stillman, Jonathon Yochum, and Natasha Cromwell.

By Lori Bauer College of Arts & Sciences At what may be the oldest home site uncovered in Southeastern Ohio, people who lived about 4,000 years ago were mostly hunters and gatherers. But they built a home site not far from Athens and stayed awhile. Students archaeologists spent this summer […]

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August 18, 2014 at 9:20 amIn Class

Archaeology in Israel: Digging into the Past

Archaeology in Israel: Digging into the Past

“I felt empowered by the first break into the ground. It really felt like I was uncovering the past through my efforts,” says Megan Norris ’14, who spent a month on a dig in Israel in summer 2013. “Every part of the work during the dig felt magical. It was […]

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May 5, 2014 at 3:53 pmIn Class

Students Visit Devotees of Krishna at End of 24-Hour Worship

Dr. Brian Collins and Sharon Fritz, left of Collins.

“Tucked away in the unlikely hills of West Virginia stands a remarkable community brought together by a common belief,” says Sharon Fritz ’15. “The beauty of rural West Virginia is surpassed by the splendor of the temples and grounds of New Vrindaban, and by the hospitality of the devotees,” she […]

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April 24, 2014 at 1:58 pmIn Class

ELIP Mock Interviews: Tips for Graduate Students Applying for Jobs

ELIP Mock Interviews: Tips for Graduate Students Applying for Jobs

Voices filled the room as pairs of graduate students and interviewers performed mock job interviews face-to-face or via Skype. In ELIP 5320 Oral Communication for the Graduate Researcher, students and community members teamed up for the interview role play on March 25. “Bringing complete strangers in, especially those with plenty […]

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April 14, 2014 at 1:20 pmIn Class News

Politics and Theater: Performing Race

Politics and Theater: Performing Race

Race Cards: Political science students used six words or less on cards “to stage a conversation about race and just kind of illustrate for the theater students in the audience how complicated and convoluted and complex racial issues really can be,” said Jack Bryne. Acting It Out: Theater students produced […]

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March 11, 2014 at 10:36 amIn Class