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Fischer is an Activist, Not a Bystander

Erin McKelle

By Chris Caldwell To become a better feminist: Read. Talk to people. Take a class. Start a project or blog. Do an internship. Learn about other issues. That’s what Erin McKelle Fischer ’14 suggests on her blog. And it’s what she practices in her life. “I am always looking for […]

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November 21, 2014 at 4:31 pmNews

‘Learn by Doing’ Internships in Physics & Astronomy

‘Learn by Doing’ Internships in Physics & Astronomy

Why Be an Undergraduate Summer Intern? “To learn by experience!” – Samantha Thrush “I created my first successful nanostructure!” – Chris Wolfe “It allowed me to do something that may help advance our scientific knowledge.” – Ryan Goetz What Are Some Recent Intern Experiences? This summer, 21 majors participated in […]

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November 20, 2014 at 9:00 pmIn Class News Research

Hicks: Telescopes Seek Clues of Early Solar System

Hicks: Telescopes Seek Clues of Early Solar System

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Ohio University Professor of Physics, wrote a column on “Telescopes seek out clues of early solar system” in the Nov. 16 Columbus Dispatch. Imagine that you could view our solar system as it was forming about 4.5 billion years ago. What would you see? The conventional picture […]

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November 18, 2014 at 1:06 pmNews

CLJC Student Leads New Law Learning Community

Olayemi Olurin

Olayemi Olurin has led several Learning Communities during her time at Ohio University, but this year she is mentoring freshmen interested in her own specialization: law. The Learning Community, called Law, Justice & Culture, boasts nearly 20 students in attendance and bolsters these students’ knowledge of law-related resources at Ohio […]

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November 16, 2014 at 11:46 amNews

‘Let’s Stop Apologizing for Being English Majors’

Jarod Anderson

By Jarod Anderson Operations Manager at Columbus State Community College Foundation If I had a nickel for every time I heard English Literature mentioned as one of the least practical majors on news programs, I’d have… well, I don’t know what I’d have. I was an English major. Math really […]

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November 14, 2014 at 10:15 amNews

Math and Political Science Alumni Named to Foundation Board

Janes E. Jones

From Compass Two College of Arts & Sciences alumni are among the new members named to the Ohio University Foundation Board of Trustees. Janis E. Jones ’79 of Westerville, Ohio, earned her bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the College of Arts and Sciences in 1979. From 1993 to 2013 Jones […]

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November 13, 2014 at 10:18 amAlumni News

Kanawha Project on Climate Change Literacy Seeks 15 Faculty Participants

Kanawha Project on Climate Change Literacy Seeks 15 Faculty Participants

University College and the Environmental Studies Program are recruiting 15 faculty and five undergraduate scholars to participate in the Kanawha Project during the 2014-15 academic year. The goal of the project—Advancing Carbon Neutrality: Using the Kanawha Model to Facilitate Climate Change Literacy—is to build climate change literacy to enhance the […]

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November 12, 2014 at 3:31 pmAnnouncements News