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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

Law School Prof Hosts Mock Torts Class for Pre-Law Students

Geoffrey Rapp

By Larry Hayman Ohio University Pre-Law Specialist, Center for Law, Justice & Culture Ohio University students recently got the opportunity to experience a first-year law school torts class without leaving Athens. The Center for Law, Justice & Culture hosted Geoffrey Rapp, the Harold A. Anderson Professor of Law and Values […]

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November 5, 2014 at 3:51 pmIn Class News

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