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Terman and Students Use Local Mining Towns as Classroom

Wes Gilkey

Dr. Rachel Terman, John Winnenberg, and Ohio University students Toshia Edge and Wes Gilkey ’18 spoke about service learning, local organizations partnering with the university, and the Little Cities of Black Diamonds micro-region—a series of remnant local mining towns in Southeastern Ohio—as a classroom. Their presentation was As part of […]

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April 20, 2017 at 3:25 pmIn Class News

In ELIP Hybrid Class, Graduate Students Work on Their Own Projects on Their Own Time

Francisca Lekey (left) and Anna Palmer (right) organize their research for the next phase of their thesis.

By Mary Vandeman and Dr. Edna Lima There is no such thing as one-size-fits-all in education. This is why the English Language Improvement Program at OHIO believes in the power of hybrid learning – to offer more than the traditional classroom experience typically provides. “What I love about hybrid learning, […]

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April 12, 2017 at 4:23 pmIn Class

11 Undergraduates Present at Society of Physics Students Annual Conference

11 Undergraduates Present at Society of Physics Students Annual Conference

Ohio University’s Society of Physics Students recently hosted the 8th annual SPS Research Conference at OHIO’s Athens campus. Eleven undergraduate students presented an overview of their projects undertaken during the previous summer. The topics ranged in scale from supernovae to solar thermal application of electrospinning fibers. The presentations were reviewed […]

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April 10, 2017 at 7:23 pmIn Class Research

Sociology-Criminology Student Interns with the Adult Parole Authority

Sociology-Criminology Student Interns with the Adult Parole Authority

By Mercedes Lewis ’19 Sociology and English Creative Writing double major I recently interviewed a Sociology-Criminology major about his post-graduate internship this past fall. Zachary Walden graduated in December 2016 and headed to an internship at the Athens Adult Parole Authority office, where he learned about the day to life […]

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April 5, 2017 at 12:46 pmIn Class News

Internship with Sarah Grace Campaign Proves Invaluable

Jake McClelland (second from right) completed an internship with Sarah Grace's campaign.

by Kristin M. Distel “It’s nice to be well-informed and knowledgeable, but students should explore other options through internships and nonprofits. I’m so glad I did,” says junior Jake McClelland, who worked as a policy intern for Sarah Grace’s state representative campaign during the 2016 election cycle. McClelland notes that […]

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April 3, 2017 at 7:29 amIn Class News

Students Explore Food, Hunger, and Inequality in Ireland

OHIO students in front of the Jeanie Johnston Famine Ship in Dublin, Ireland

By Matt McCullough ’17 Eighteen Ohio University students spent their spring break in the Republic of Ireland as part of the Ireland: Food, Hunger, and Inequality study abroad program, now in its second year. Ireland as an Educational Opportunity The Ireland program is offered through the Sociology & Anthropology Department. […]

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March 31, 2017 at 1:53 pmIn Class

Course Helps Graduate Students Write Up Their Research

Brooke Stokes (right) and Leanne Ketchum give each other feedback on their latest assignment in ELIP 5160: Writing for Research.

By Mary Vandeman After graduating with a B.S. in Geological Sciences, Ohio University alum Brooke Stokes was offered a job as a biologist. She soon realized that the lab setting was not what she enjoyed, so she chose to return to graduate school in the Environmental Studies program in the […]

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March 20, 2017 at 1:10 pmIn Class News