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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

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