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Vedder in New York Times: ‘Academic Merit Is Most Important’

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 in the New York Times’ Room for Debate on “Academic Merit is Most Important.” He writes: I think good will likely come […]

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May 14, 2013 at 5:44 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Kessler Invited to Give Keynote at Global Conferences on Language Teaching

Dr. Greg Kessler, Director of the Language Resource Center in the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University, has been invited to be the keynote speaker at the first International Conference on English Language Teaching and Globalization Nov. 15, 2013, at Tunghai University in Taichung, Taiwan. Kessler an alum of Ohio University who […]

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May 8, 2013 at 2:01 pmFaculty in the News

Benjamin Rush Society: Lebar on Moral Rights and Healthcare

The Ohio University Chaper of the Benjamin Rush Society presents Dr. Mark Lebar, Associate Professor of Philosophy, in a discussion concerning moral rights from a philosophical standpoint and how these rights are embedded in the delivery of healthcare.

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May 7, 2013 at 1:12 amFaculty in the News

The Atlantic Quotes Scanlan on Guantanamo Bay Hunger Strike

The Atlantic quoted Dr. Stephen J. Scanlan, Associate Professor of Sociology, in an April 2 article on “Why the Guantanamo Bay Hunger Strikes Probably Won’t Work; Starving is surprisingly effective form of prison protest. But only if your cause is sympathetic to begin with.” Scanlan teaches in the College of […]

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May 4, 2013 at 4:36 pmFaculty in the News In the News

WKSU Asks Vedder About Income Tax Cuts and Job Creation

WKSU’s Statehouse Bureau Chief Karen Kasler interviewed two economic experts about “one of the most fundamental debates over the Ohio state budget”—whether income tax cuts  create jobs. Richard Vedder is a professor of economics at Ohio University and testified in favor of Gov. John Kasich’s budget, which featured a 20 […]

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May 2, 2013 at 7:52 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Athens News: Geography’s Anderson Helps Lead Barn Tour

Athens News: Geography’s Anderson Helps Lead Barn Tour

Join the Friends of Ohio Barns and the Ohio University Department of Geography on a daylong bus tour through Athens County to see and explore a handful of wonderful historic barns on Friday, April 26. Stops will include White’s Mill and the Lance Barn, according to a news release White’s […]

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April 24, 2013 at 12:52 pmFaculty in the News In the News