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Accurso Wins Third Straight Individual MAC Title

Accurso Wins Third Straight Individual MAC Title

Ohio University student-athlete Juli Accurso ’14 became the first runner in Mid-American Conference history to win three straight individual league titles as she claimed the 6-kilometer race in a time of 20:37.46 on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Bowling Green. “It was definitely a goal of mine,” she said. “I thought […]

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November 5, 2013 at 9:17 amNews

Historical Marker Honors Former Slave Who Raised Civil War Regiment

Historical Marker Honors Former Slave Who Raised Civil War Regiment

A historical marker will be dedicated at the Athens County Fairgrounds to commemorate the location where 150 years ago Milton Holland raised Company C of the 5th United States Colored Infantry regiment. The ceremony will take place at 2 p.m., on Veterans Day, which is Monday, Nov. 11. Related Story: […]

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November 4, 2013 at 10:21 amNews

Three Students from Chinese University Visit Molecular and Cellular Biology

Wilson Hall

Internationalization and globalization are realities in today’s world. So too, these factors are influencing education and research, resulting in rapid changes in all aspects of these endeavors. In recognition of these rapid changes, the Ohio University Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology and the Capital Normal University College […]

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November 4, 2013 at 9:43 amNews

Geology Student Wins GSA Award for Limestone Research

Geology Student Wins GSA Award for Limestone Research

Audrey Blakeman, a graduate student in the M.S. in Geological Sciences program, won the  Kerry Kelts Research Award at the Geological Society of America’s 125th Anniversary Annual Meeting & Exposition Oct. 27–30 in Denver. The GSA Limnogeology Division established the student research award in 2004 in honor of Kerry Kelts, […]

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November 4, 2013 at 9:00 amNews Research

Fifth-Graders Come to See How Weather Works

Fifth-Graders Come to See How Weather Works

By Jill Wallenhorst from Compass Students in the fifth-grade class at Nelsonville-York Elementary School stood within feet of a tornado in the heart of Athens, but they weren’t scared. In fact, they loved it. The students weren’t storm chasing. They were on field trip to Ohio University’s Scalia Laboratory for […]

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October 31, 2013 at 10:41 amNews

So, You Want to Change the World: Promise and Peril

So, You Want to Change the World: Promise and Peril

By Dr. Debra Thompson College of Arts & Sciences faculty are tackling the challenges of the 21st century by building interdisciplinary and team-taught courses around a new set of curricular themes. This proposed thematic track—So, You Want to Change the World: Promise and Peril—addresses questions of intentionality, action, and consequence […]

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October 31, 2013 at 9:34 amNews

Conflict and Cooperation: A War and Peace Thematic Track

Conflict and Cooperation: A War and Peace Thematic Track

College of Arts & Sciences faculty are tackling the challenges of the 21st century by building interdisciplinary and team-taught courses around a new set of curricular themes. The War and Peace Studies Curriculum Committee is working on the theme “Conflict and Cooperation.” The committee has developed a list of optional […]

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October 31, 2013 at 8:52 amNews