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Vedder in Forbes | First Law School Casualty: More To Come?

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at Ohio University and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, penned a column headlined “The First Law School Casualty: More To Come?” in Forbes. It was inevitable: a law school has closed, the first fatal casualty of the dramatic decline […]

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April 22, 2017 at 10:32 amFaculty in the News In the News

Huntington News: OHIO Alum Named Drinko Fellow at Marshall

Dr. Rachael Peckham

Ohio University alum Dr. Rachael S. Peckham, associate professor of English at Marshall University, “has been selected as the 2017-2019 Distinguished John Deaver Drinko Academy Fellow at Marshall University, according to Dr. Alan Gould, executive director of the academy. The announcement of her appointment was made at the annual Drinko Fellows […]

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April 19, 2017 at 11:39 amFaculty in the News In the News

Nature: Drivers Gear Up for World’s First Nanocar Race

Nanocar participants Karthi Perumal, Kondalarao Kotturi, Mersad Raesi and Ramin Rabbani

“Six teams from three continents are preparing for a unique race on a polished gold track in the south of France this month. But this is no luxurious supercar event: competitors will be racing single molecules. In 36 hours, they aim to move them a distance of 100 nanometres — […]

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April 19, 2017 at 11:25 amFaculty in the News In the News

González-Vallejo Gives Talk at the University of Chicago

González-Vallejo Gives Talk at the University of Chicago

by Kristin M. Distel On February 21, Claudia González-Vallejo, Associate Professor of Psychology, gave a talk entitled “Understanding Nutrition Judgments of Packaged Foods” at the University of Chicago. González-Vallejo was invited to speak as part of the Booth School of Business’s Winter 2017 Marketing Workshop. The presentation grew out of […]

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Good Call Quotes Vedder on Student Fees: Unnecessary or Essential?

Dr. Richard Vedder

Good Call’s Terri Williams quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at Ohio University and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, in an article headlined “College Student Fees: Unnecessary or Essential?” The cost of college has reached shockingly, appallingly, disturbingly high levels, and there are no […]

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February 23, 2017 at 2:49 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Good Call Quotes Vedder on College Money-Back Guarantees

Dr. Richard Vedder

Good Call’s Terri Williams quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at Ohio University and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, in an article headlined “Should Colleges Provide Money-Back Guarantees?” Schools that choose to offer money-back guarantees will undoubtedly be more popular among cost-conscious students, and […]

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February 23, 2017 at 2:40 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Lee Gives Talk at Yale First-Generation Conference

Dr. Elizabeth Lee

Dr. Elizabeth Lee, Assistant Professor of Sociology, makes the closing remarks Feb. 26 at Yale University at the Inter-Ivy, First-Generation College Student Network, according to the Yale News. Rayan Alsemeiry ’19 arrived at Yale last year from Mesa, Arizona. His family had emigrated to the United States from Saudi Arabia […]

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