In 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 | CAS 4911 Internship

Food Studies  | CAS 4911 Internship

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

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

Student Hopes Class Tumblr Spreads Ecofeminism Awareness

Junior Bethany Bella regularly contributes to Euler's ecofeminism Tumblr blog.

“Ecofeminism is an issue worth knowing about, and we want to reach the public, not just fellow academics,” says junior Bethany Bella. Bella, along with the rest of Dr. Catherine Euler’s students in WGSS 2000: Ecological Feminism, contributes to a Tumblr blog called World Warriors that teaches social media users […]

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November 8, 2016 at 2:33 pmIn Class

Alum Talks with Anthropology Students about Legal Services for OHIO Students

Patrick McGee and students Demetri Wolfe-Maris, Gavin Stalnaker, and Zachery Wagner.

Students in UC1000 Mastering the University Experience taught by Nate Wallace had the privilege to hear Ohio University alum Patrick McGee of the Center for Student Legal Services speak to their class in September. For about $12 per semester, the center provides legal services for Ohio University students. “Every semester, including summer […]

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October 28, 2016 at 11:23 amAlumni In Class News

Alumni Talk about Careers as Anti-Money Laundering Investigators

Alumni Talk about Careers as Anti-Money Laundering Investigators

OHIO alumni Michael Richard ’12 (Sociology and Mathematics), ‘13M (Sociology) and Ryan Knight ’06 (Philosophy) visited Dr. Nicole Kaufman’s criminology classes in October to talk about their jobs as anti-money laundering investigators with Discover Financial Services. Their work involves quite a few skills taught in the sociology-criminology field, such as […]

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October 25, 2016 at 10:36 amIn Class News