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Thomas: Crossing the Roman Bifrost

Thomas: Crossing the Roman Bifrost

By Rachel Thomas Honors Tutorial College student studying Classics in Rome Rome, perhaps more so than other cities, has a rich mythic history, the presence of which is felt even today. A stroll down one of the many winding pathways may easily lead you to bars with names like caffe […]

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July 16, 2013 at 2:19 amIn Class

If You’d Rather Be Frodo Baggins or Sam Gamgee…Start Your Dream Here

If You’d Rather Be Frodo Baggins or Sam Gamgee…Start Your Dream Here

By Steve Hays Associate Professor Department of Classics and World Religions Dear Joe, C.S. Lewis (the Narnia guy and Milton scholar at Oxford and Cambridge), summing up his life at age 18, when he was admitted to Oxford, said: Nearly all that I loved I believed to be imaginary; nearly […]

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July 12, 2013 at 8:02 amIn Class News

Thomas: Vacationing Under Vesuvius

Thomas: Vacationing Under Vesuvius

By Rachel Thomas Honors Tutorial College student studying Classics in Rome The crucial halfway point in my program arrived, and with it came a long weekend—four days free of any coursework or group site visits. While people around me planned visits to far-off corners of Italy, I initially shrank away […]

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July 11, 2013 at 8:26 amIn Class

Boaler IDs South Florida Plants on Everglades Trip

Boaler IDs South Florida Plants on Everglades Trip

By Julian Boaler ’14 Environmental and Plant Biology Major, Ohio University Summer internship at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Miami, FL Hey everyone, I was lucky enough to take part in a day-long trip to the Everglades to do a little plant identification while learning about the natural history […]

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July 9, 2013 at 6:33 pmIn Class News

Archaeological Field School Students Uncover Prehistoric Artifacts

Archaeological Field School Students Uncover Prehistoric Artifacts

By Angela Woodward Ten Ohio University students are spending the summer unearthing prehistoric artifacts – more than 1,000 years old – and analyzing their finds through the Ohio University Archaeological Field School. One of only a few such programs offered in the state of Ohio, the field school gives students […]

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July 8, 2013 at 2:11 pmIn Class

The Literature Student’s Guide to Study Abroad

The Literature Student’s Guide to Study Abroad

By Rachel Thomas Honors Tutorial College student studying Classics in Rome Education abroad is widely acknowledged to be an excellent way to deepen a student’s academic experience and exposure to other cultures and types of scholarship. Yet, for those of us whose fields concern predominantly non-material matters (or who study […]

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July 3, 2013 at 10:14 amIn Class

Geological Sciences Prof ‘Blown Away’ By Students’ Fieldwork

Geological Sciences Prof ‘Blown Away’ By Students’ Fieldwork

When she teaches, Associate Professor of Paleontology Dr. Alycia Stigall waits for that “aha!” moment when her students begin to connect the lectures with their work in the field. “In geology, there is no substitute for field experience,”said Stigall, who teaches in the Department of Geological Sciences in Ohio University’s College […]

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June 25, 2013 at 11:42 amIn Class News