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Wisconsin State Journal Quotes Ballard on Tiny Violet Discovery

The July 14 Wisconsin State Journal story on “Tiny violet a big find for UW-Madison botany legend” featured Ohio University’s Dr. Harvey Ballard talking about his friend and mentor, Dr. Hugh Iltis, who collected the tiny violet specimen named to the top 10 new species list for last year (Top […]

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July 15, 2013 at 10:48 amFaculty in the News In the News

Mercury News: Brownies Help Collins’ Fund Library in Indonesia

The San Jose (CA) Mercury News reported July 10 on an Indonesian village library project begun by Dr. Elizabeth Collins, Professor of World Religions at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences. OAKLAND — Elizabeth Collins visited Girl Scout Troop 32103 on the morning of June 22 to thank the […]

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July 11, 2013 at 4:56 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in NYTimes: Oregon Proposal for College Costs Could Work With Adjustments

Dr. Richard Vedder, Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity and Professor of Economics at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences, published an opinion column July 9 in the New York Times’ Room for Debate  on Oregon’s proposal to delay when students pay for a college education […]

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July 10, 2013 at 9:23 amFaculty in the News In the News

Toledo Blade: Vedder Testifies on Proposed Ohio Tax Overhaul

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics at Ohio University, testified before the Ohio House Ways and Means Committee on a proposed major tax overhaul, as reporter by Jim Provance in the Toledo Blade on June 22. Supporters of the plan, however, argued before the House Ways and Means Committee […]

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June 24, 2013 at 9:18 amFaculty in the News In the News

Moore Named Final Judge for Indiana Review 1/2K Prize

Moore Named Final Judge for Indiana Review 1/2K Prize

  Dinty W. Moore, Professor and Director of Creative Writing, has been named the Final Judge for the Indiana Review’s 2013 1/2K Prize. Blogger Paul McVeigh notes: “Dinty W. Moore is author of The Mindful Writer: Noble Truths of the Writing Life, as well as the memoir Between Panic & […]

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June 20, 2013 at 8:54 amFaculty in the News In the News

Athens News: Archaeological Field School Unearths Prehistoric Hunting Camp

“On the outskirts of Athens, set back in the woods amid the rugged Appalachian landscape, 10 students from the Ohio University Archaeological Field School led by site director Paul Patton, have slowly been unearthing about 1,100 years of history in the form of a Native-American rock shelter,” Athens News reporter […]

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Miner: ‘A War-Winning Weapon: Soviet Women During World War Two’

Dr. Steve Miner, Professor of History and Director of the Contemporary History Institute at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences, presented a paper at a conference on Women in Warfare: From Troy to the Trenches in June at the University of Edinburgh’s Centre for the Study of Modern Conflict […]

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June 18, 2013 at 1:06 pmFaculty in the News Research