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Students Gather at Athena for Discussion about Ferguson

Dr. Debra Thompson at Ferguson Forum

By Erica King Ohio University students filled the Athena theater on Thursday, Sept. 11, to hear faculty members from the Center for Law, Justice and Culture talk about recent events in Ferguson, MO. Dr. Patricia Gunn, Associate Professor of African American Studies; Dr. Kelly Faust, Assistant Professor of Sociology-Criminology; and […]

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September 18, 2014 at 4:00 pmNews

Apply Now: Spring Break Study Abroad in Northern Ireland

Apply Now: Spring Break Study Abroad in Northern Ireland

Applications are now being accepted for the Ohio University Study Abroad Program on Human Rights, Law & Justice in Northern Ireland, Spring Break 2015. Students may apply here. The application deadline is Oct. 10, 2014. An information session will be held Oct. 1, from 6 to 7 p.m. in Bentley […]

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September 18, 2014 at 9:27 amNews

Introduction to Sustainability Course Begins Spring 2015

Introduction to Sustainability Course Begins Spring 2015

The Sustainability Studies theme is offering a new course—CAS 1415: Introduction to Sustainability—in Spring 2015. This multidisciplinary course introduces students to sustainability concepts, issues, and trends from the local to the global levels. Students will investigate the interrelationships between biophysical limits, human welfare, and social justice by analyzing several major […]

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September 17, 2014 at 11:35 pmNews

Mengliang Zhang Receives Thomas Hirschfeld Award

Mengliang Zhang

Chemistry doctoral student Mengliang Zhang received the 2014 Thomas Hirschfeld Award. These awards recognize the most outstanding papers submitted to the SCIX (Great Scientific Exchange) 2014 conference by a graduate student. Recipients, who must be a graduate student at the time of application, will receive economy travel to the meeting, […]

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September 17, 2014 at 8:42 pmNews Research

Summer Intern Says: Don’t Be Afraid of ‘the Ask’

Summer Intern Says: Don’t Be Afraid of ‘the Ask’

Don’t be afraid to take the initiative, says Kyle Serrott, who interned last summer with Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH)’s Columbus office. To students hoping to gain experience in a similar setting in the future, Serrott says they should not be afraid to take initiative – what the staff in Sen. […]

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September 16, 2014 at 1:10 pmNews

Oweidat Tackles Cross-Cultural Encounters Between West and Muslim World

Oweidat Tackles Cross-Cultural Encounters Between West and Muslim World

In honor of National Postdoc Appreciation Week Sept. 15-19, the Office of Research Communications is spotlighting Ohio University postdoctoral fellows across campus. Dr. Lana Oweidat is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of English who also teaches in the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program. She works with faculty member […]

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September 12, 2014 at 1:56 pmNews

A&S TV: Cancer Stem Cells, And Why They Are So Dangerous

Dr. Monica Burdick

“Why we care so much about the cancer stem cell is that, as far as we can tell, they are very resistant to traditional radiotherapies and traditional chemotherapies that are used to treat your loved ones should they be diagnosed with cancer,” said Dr. Monica Burdick at her Science Café […]

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September 11, 2014 at 5:04 pmNews