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College Mourns Paula Hale, Budget and Grant Specialist in Chemistry

College Mourns Paula Hale, Budget and Grant Specialist in Chemistry

Paula L. “Weezy” Hale, 60, of Albany, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, at Grant Medical Center in Columbus. She was a budget and grant research specialist in the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences. “Paula kept the faculty at 350 West State Street afloat. […]

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January 30, 2014 at 10:48 amNews

Did Civil Rights Act Kill Historic African American Resort Town?

Did Civil Rights Act Kill Historic African American Resort Town?

By Natalia Radic/Perspectives magazine During two periods in the 20th century, a small Michigan town called Idlewild was a popular resort community for the black middle class. It attracted intellectuals such as Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois during the 1920s, and top black entertainers, from Jackie Wilson and the […]

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January 30, 2014 at 9:24 amNews Research

Tsunami Relief: What the People Need

Tsunami Relief: What the People Need

College of Arts & Sciences students and faculty made their third trip to Iwate, Japan, this fall as part of tsunami relief efforts. While the physical devastation remains, they witnessed the emotional devastation that still runs deep. This year, they joined in a water distribution project. “Two-and-a-half years after [the disaster], the […]

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January 28, 2014 at 8:46 pmNews

AAUW Chapter Awarded Grant for Tech Savvy Program for Girls

AAUW Chapter Awarded Grant for Tech Savvy Program for Girls

The Ohio University branch of AAUW has been awarded a grant to establish a Tech Savvy program for girls in sixth through ninth grades on May 17. “This is a great opportunity for the Athens AAUW to partner with Ohio University and offer an exciting science program for middle school […]

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January 21, 2014 at 9:22 amNews

Geology Alum Receives International Young Scientist Award

Geology Alum Receives International Young Scientist Award

Ohio University alum Dr. Stacia Gordon ’04, who earned a B.S, in Geology from the College of Arts & Sciences, received international accolades for geological research. Patrick Harris, University of Nevada, Reno, reports that Stacia Gordon, an assistant professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, has been selected for a […]

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Dr. Lewis Randolph Taught Nearly 20 Years in Political Science

Dr. Lewis Randolph Taught Nearly 20 Years in Political Science

By George Mauzy From Compass Dr. Lewis A. Randolph, 61, former Ohio University Associate Professor of Political Science in the College of Arts & Sciences, died on Nov. 21 after a lengthy illness. Randolph, a native of Cincinnati, was born to William Mustin and Harriett Randolph on Feb. 1, 1952. […]

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December 12, 2013 at 7:18 amNews

Ireland & America: I Should Have Taken That Class

Ireland & America: I Should Have Taken That Class

Letters from Ireland Stephen J. Scanlan, Fulbright  Scholar National University of Ireland Galway Ireland: History and Complexities History 374: Ireland & America. I really wish I would have taken this class when I was an undergraduate at the University of Dayton. I minored in history and had plenty of great […]

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December 11, 2013 at 6:41 amNews