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Castellano Promos Video on Veterans Treatment Courts

Resources for Justice-Involved Veterans Training  at Hocking College.

Dr. Ursula Castellano, Associate Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, presented on Veterans Treatment Courts at a training session for justice system professionals on Nov. 30. Hocking College hosted the training session to provide an in-depth understanding of the resources and services available in the justice system for both civil […]

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December 3, 2016 at 10:34 amNews

ELIP Course Helps Make Athens ‘Home’ for International Bobcats

Lydia Bambeck works with fellow classmates and instructor Art Oestrike.

By Andrea Wurm Ohio University is home to more than 20,000 students who share two common bonds—a love for Athens, Ohio, and a passion to pursue the degree of their choice. It is also a place that represents 1,740 international students from all walks of life. But what does it […]

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December 3, 2016 at 10:05 amIn Class News

Inside Sources Quotes Vedder on Long-Term Joblessness

Dr. Richard Vedder

Inside Sources quoted Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at Ohio University and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, in an article on “Economy Gains 178K Additional Jobs.” The U.S. economy continued its upwards climb by adding an additional 178,000 new jobs during the month of […]

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December 3, 2016 at 9:29 amFaculty in the News In the News News

Provost’s Undergraduate Research Funds Nine A&S Students’ Work

Provost’s Undergraduate Research Funds Nine A&S Students’ Work

 From Compass Nine College of Arts & Sciences students were among recipients of the Provost’s Undergraduate Research Fund, which provided 41 Ohio University students with a total of $49,962 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this fall. The program received 83 proposals with a total funding […]

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December 2, 2016 at 3:35 pmNews

Paxton Shares Best Practices in Service Learning at Yale University

Dr. Julia Paxton

Yale University invited Dr. Julia Paxton, Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Campus and Community Engagement, to present a talk on “Taking Economics Out of the Classroom: Incorporating Service Learning into Economics Courses” in November. During her visit, Paxton discussed innovative approaches for engaging students outside of […]

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December 1, 2016 at 4:01 pmNews

CLJC, Castellano Receive Ohio State Bar Foundation Grants

Ohio Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor talks to students in the Summer Law and Trial Institute.

Two Ohio University programs have been awarded grants by the Ohio State Bar Foundation.  Dr. Ursula Castellano, Associate Professor of Sociology, was awarded a grant from the Ohio State Bar Foundation to finish a video project on Veterans Treatment Courts. Larry Hayman, Pre-Law Advisor and Specialist for the Center for […]

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December 1, 2016 at 1:15 pmNews

Could ‘Doctor Who’ Time Travel Really Work?

Could ‘Doctor Who’ Time Travel Really Work?

Fans of the British science-fiction television program “Doctor Who” may wonder how time travel could possibly work. Dr. Zach Meisel, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy, provides a physicist’s perspective on what would be necessary if the stuff of science fiction were possible. What conditions would be necessary to travel […]

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December 1, 2016 at 7:00 amNews