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Linguistics Alum: Smash Writer’s Block with ELIP Courses

Patrick Mose contemplates his improved academic writing skills.

While working on a Ph.D., Patrick Mose ‘12M always set the highest goals for himself in the field of academia. However, he knew that the road to success is paved by strong academic writing skills. “I took ELIP writing classes specifically because I wanted to improve my skills specific to […]

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June 7, 2017 at 10:44 amAlumni In Class

Sociology Alum: Taking ELIP Courses ‘a No-Brainer!’

Carl “Eddie” Smith ’13 contemplates his new ability to deliver technical information in professional settings.

Carl Edward “Eddie” Smith ’13 had opportunities while he was a graduate student at Ohio University that many others don’t get the chance to experience. He was president of the Graduate Student Senate. That meant making presentations, lots of them, in addition to writing professionally and for his coursework. “My […]

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June 7, 2017 at 10:11 amAlumni In Class

Three Students Headed to Law School Together This Fall

Alexis Apparicio

By Darian Randolph From Compass Three graduating seniors are headed to law school together this fall, and all three started their Ohio University journeys in LINKS, a retention program for first-year multicultural students. Alexis Apparicio, Jasmine Lambert and Jarman Smith, will attend Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law. The […]

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May 16, 2017 at 2:31 pmIn Class News

Fall 2017 | New 1-Credit Course Helps Student in OHIO Prediction Tournament

Fall 2017 | New 1-Credit Course Helps Student in OHIO Prediction Tournament

The OHIO Prediction Tournament is growing, adding a new one-credit course this fall to introduce new players to the tournament and to the art and science of prediction. CAS 2406: Predictions and Forecasting: Applications to the Ohio University Prediction Tournament (1 credit) is open to Ohio University students, with no […]

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May 12, 2017 at 4:01 pmIn Class News

Students Tap Power of Networking in ELIP 5140 for Fine Arts

Angela Mendoza (let) and Peilian Wu (right) critique the work of their classmates in ELIP 5140.

By Mary Vandeman Grant writing + Networking + Professional and Academic Writing = ELIP 5140 for the College of Fine Arts. A collaborative effort between Fine Arts and the English Language Improvement Program’s Academic & Global Communications program in the Linguistics Department, the course launched Spring 2017. Tailored to the […]

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May 3, 2017 at 3:29 pmIn Class News

Students Study History of Power and Piety in Eternal Rome Over Spring Break

Students of the Spring 2017 edition of "Eternal Rome." Photo by Dr. Jaclyn Maxwell.

Twelve students studied in Rome over spring break with one of the History Department‘s most unique courses—HIST 4536 Eternal Rome: Power and Piety. The short-term study trip to Italy during spring break is next offered in Spring 2018. This annual offering allows students to earn upper-level History credit. Such coursework can […]

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April 26, 2017 at 12:03 pmIn Class News

Students Take a Look at Temperance & Taverns in Southeastern Ohio’s History

Stevie Putnam in costume at the Spirits of the Little Cities: Temperance & Taverns, the 22nd Annual Little Cities of Black Diamonds Day in October 2016.

Delving into the region’s Appalachian history for a presentation topic, Stevie Putnam ’18 chose to present a poster on the “Social Role of Drinking in Appalachia” as her class participated at the 22nd Annual Little Cities of Black Diamonds Day. The theme for the event was “Spirits of the Little […]

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April 20, 2017 at 3:35 pmIn Class News