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Save the Puppies, Says Political Science Class

Save the Puppies, Says Political Science Class

By Andrea Frazier from Compass Students in an introductory-level Political Science course are engaging with the local community to raise awareness about the detriment of puppy mills and to make positive change at Ohio University and in the Athens area. The course, POLS 1600: Engaging Politics, is taught by Dr. […]

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December 11, 2013 at 8:09 amIn Class

Faculty Invited to Conversations on Undergraduate Education Goals, Nov. 22

College of Arts & Sciences faculty are invited to join Dr. Beth Quitslund, Associate Professor of English, and Dr. Robert Frank, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, in a conversation about the goals of an undergraduate education at Ohio University. “As members of the General Education Taskforce, Beth […]

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November 1, 2013 at 2:10 amAnnouncements Events In Class

Plant Biology Internships Available at 20 Locations

Plant Biology Internships Available at 20 Locations

The Department of Environmental and Plant Biology offers plant biology internships with host institutions around the United States for upper-level plant biology majors and minors interested in gaining a comprehensive career experience. The Plant Biology Majors Internships Program offers positions with many host institutions in and around Athens, around Ohio […]

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October 7, 2013 at 8:28 pmAnnouncements In Class News

New Gordy ‘Holo-Deck’ Takes Students…Everywhere

New Gordy ‘Holo-Deck’ Takes Students…Everywhere

By Jill Wallenhorst, Compass What sounds more appealing: going to class or going to the moon? There is a place on Ohio University’s Athens Campus that allows students to do both. Welcome to Gordy 015. One component of OHIO’s Language Resource Center, this high-tech facility dedicated to language learning now […]

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October 3, 2013 at 7:39 amIn Class News

Athens News: OU Prof Hits on Right Formula for Teaching Chemistry

Photo by Eric Masson

  Dr. Eric Masson, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the College of Arts & Sciences, has seen a 10 to 15 percent increase in grades in organic chemistry since he invented a computer game that works like dominoes. Students use cards with reagents, reactants, reaction conditions, and products […]

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August 28, 2013 at 8:09 amFaculty in the News In Class In the News

‘A Toe into the Sea of Knowledge That Churns Before Me’

‘A Toe into the Sea of Knowledge That Churns Before Me’

By Helen Cothrel ’15 Honors Tutorial College and Physics Major, Ohio University Experimental physics has proven to be a fickle beast, but perseverance in the face of its vicissitudes is rewarding. In the lab this summer, first I had to master the tools, but then I learned the joy of […]

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August 24, 2013 at 3:49 pmIn Class News Research

Thomas: The Voyage Homewards

Thomas: The Voyage Homewards

By Rachel Thomas Honors Tutorial College student studying Classics in Rome Although, while I wandered about in Trastevere, it seemed my journeys would never end, my six weeks roaming soon came to a close. After an intense five weeks spent exploring both in class and out, a brief but intense […]

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August 3, 2013 at 9:55 amIn Class News