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Oxford Bibliographies Online

July 12, 2012 Tim Smith New from Oxford are two publications from Oxford Bibliographies Online: Islamic Studies and Classics. As described on the website, these publications combine the “best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia.” Each bibliography covers more than a hundred topics–with more to be added […]

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June 1, 2013 at 4:43 pmNews

Loren Lybarger Receives National Endowment for Humanities Fellowship

Loren Lybarger Receives National Endowment for Humanities Fellowship

January 18, 2013 Tim Smith The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a Fellowship to Dr. Loren Lybarger, Associate Professor of Classics & World Religions, to support research on religion and identity among Palestinian immigrants in Chicago during the 2013-14 academic year. This grant will allow Lybarger to complete the […]

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June 1, 2013 at 4:40 pmNews Research

University Mourns Professor Gene Blocker (1937 – 2013)

University Mourns Professor Gene Blocker (1937 – 2013)

Dr. Harry Eugene “Gene” Blocker, former member of the Classics & World Religions Department and the Philosophy Department, passed away on April 12, 2013, after a long battle with cancer. A native of Texas, he earned a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Chicago in 1960 and a Ph.D. […]

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June 1, 2013 at 4:30 pmNews

An Introduction to Eta Sigma Phi

November 22, 2011 By Rachel Thomas Classics is a field filled with some of the most fascinating parts of history. As a field, it is almost by nature interdisciplinary–one can’t study Classics without studying politics, literature, law, religion, language, and philosophy. It is not a field for the faint of […]

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June 1, 2013 at 3:34 pmNews

History Organizations Bring Awareness Through Journals and Lectures

By Kristen Spicker From Compass, April 15, 2013 Flip through the content of The Ohio University Undergraduate Journal of History and one quickly discovers this isn’t a standard undergraduate journal. Featuring articles covering topics from attitudes toward malaria in the US-occupied Philippines, 1916 Ireland and the Hungarian Revolution, it’s not […]

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May 30, 2013 at 9:04 amNews

Student Helps Japanese Students Translate Environmental Project, Takes Second

Student Helps Japanese Students Translate Environmental Project, Takes Second

  Ohio University’s Amanda Tragert ’14 was at the microphone, making the presentation that she had translated on behalf of the  environmental studies group. Tragert and her group took second place at the research symposium at Chubu University in Japan. “I’ve been helping out an environmental studies group on campus […]

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May 29, 2013 at 12:50 pmNews

Retired History Professor Creates Scholarship for Outstanding History Seniors

Retired History Professor Creates Scholarship for Outstanding History Seniors

By MaryKate McHugh From Compass, April 12, 2013 Dr. Alfred Eckes Jr., Professor Emeritus of History and Eminent Research Professor of Contemporary History from 1990-2011, established an award for outstanding rising seniors majoring in history who display a high level of achievement at Ohio University. Called the Eckes Prize in […]

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May 29, 2013 at 12:29 pmNews