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Jimmy Tong: Four Decades of WISE Guidance

Dr. James Tong

Forty years ago there were very few women students or women faculty members in science and engineering fields at public universities—anywhere. Dr. James Tong, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, decided it was time to correct this stark imbalance. In an era when most young women were not […]

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June 24, 2015 at 1:14 pmNews

Deadline for High School Students ‘Go International’ in Athens is June 25

Deadline for High School Students ‘Go International’ in Athens is June 25

High school students interested in an international experience that will expose them to the Japanese language and culture while also immersing them in the college experience need look no further than Ohio University’s Athens Campus. The Ohio Program of Intensive English (OPIE) in the College of Arts & Sciences is […]

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June 17, 2015 at 12:47 pmAnnouncements News

Girls Build Candy Bridges, Decode DNA at Tech Savvy

Abigail Tadlock explores her appearance with the effect of gravity on Mars.

By Cecilia Ellis ’17 Registration opens in Baker University Center at 8:30 am, and West 82 quickly fills with dozens of girls donning their new lime-green shirts declaring their status as “Tech Savvy Girls,” excitedly chatting in anticipation of the day ahead. It’s the second annual Tech Savvy event, Saturday […]

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June 17, 2015 at 10:49 amNews

Maxwell Wins Dean’s Outstanding Teaching Award

Dr. Jaclyn Maxwell at Blue Mosque in Istanbul

The College Arts & Sciences Awards Committee recently awarded Dr. Jaclyn Maxwell, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, the Dean’s Outstanding Teacher Award. The award recognizes excellence in teaching across a three-year period, in this case the 2012-13, 2013-14, and 2014-15 academic years. Maxwell holds a joint appointment in […]

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June 17, 2015 at 10:00 amNews

Washington Post Features Alum in Syrian Asylum Seekers Article

Basileus Zeno addressed a War and Peace curricular theme crowd at Ohio University on the sources of ISIS.

Washington Post writer Sean Lyngaas featured Ohio University alum Basileus Zeno ’15M in a June 15 story on “Syrian asylum-seekers face long waits in backlogged U.S. system.” Zeno earned a Master of Arts in Political Science from the Ohio University College of Arts & Sciences in May, but his academic journey was […]

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June 15, 2015 at 8:29 pmNews

English Alum Named Director of External Relations at Zanesville Campus

Jarod Anderson

English alum Jarod Anderson ’10M joined Ohio University’s Zanesville Campus as Director of External Relations in June. Anderson comes to Ohio University from the Columbus State Community College Foundation where he served as Operations Manager. In his role at Columbus State, Anderson managed several annual fundraising campaigns, worked to implement […]

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June 15, 2015 at 1:35 pmNews

New Fall Course Includes 7 Field Trips about Ohio

Students enjoy an Ohio Sense of Place field trip, a tree and herb walk at Strouds Run, in Fall 2014.

A new introductory course for the Ohio: Sense of Place curricular theme involves student-selected field trips to experience different aspects of the great state of Ohio, such as its history, culture, industry, environmental issues, landscape, arts, and people. CAS 1605 Experience Ohio: Gaining a Sense of Place is offered in […]

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June 15, 2015 at 9:29 amNews