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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

Graduate Commencement Speaker Tells Graduates to Become a Hero

May 3, 2013 By George Mauzy Ohio University conferred more than 870 graduate degrees during its annual Graduate Commencement ceremony Friday morning in the Convocation Center. Keynote speaker Dr. Jay Ryu, the 2012 Outstanding Graduate Faculty Member, told the graduates to become heroes by following their passion. An associate professor […]

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May 27, 2013 at 10:18 amNews

Professionalization: Mentoring Grad Students Into Professors

Professionalization: Mentoring Grad Students Into Professors

Mentoring Ph.D. candidates goes well beyond scholarship and subject matter, says Dr. Amritjit Singh, Professor of English, who is helping to lead a conversation about “professionalization” in Ph.D. programs. At the most recent annual MELUS conference in Pittsburgh, Singh led a panel and participated in two others. These conversations included […]

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May 24, 2013 at 3:30 pmNews

Carpenter Named 2013 Distinguished Professor

Carpenter Named 2013 Distinguished Professor

Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis bestowed the 2013 Distinguished Professor Award on Dr. Tom Carpenter at the Graduate Commencement ceremony on May 3. Carpenter is Director of the Ohio University Ping Institute for the Teaching of Humanities. He is also the Charles J. Ping Professor of Humanities at the University […]

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May 21, 2013 at 6:43 pmNews

D.C. Alumni Talk Cyber Security at Washington Forum

D.C. Alumni Talk Cyber Security at Washington Forum

By Amista Lipot More than 60 Ohio University alumni attended the Washington Policy Forum in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, May 14 at the Capitol Visitor Center. The event, focusing on cyber security and homeland defense, was the second in a series aimed at reconnecting alumni in the nation’s capital to […]

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May 21, 2013 at 4:44 pmAlumni News

Chronicle: The Long Odds of the Faculty Job Search

Chronicle: The Long Odds of the Faculty Job Search

The May 19 Chronicle of Higher Education article “The Long Odds of the Faculty Job Search” featured a review of an Ohio University faculty search in the Department of English Language and Literature in the College of Arts & Sciences. The creative writing position was filled by Patrick O’Keeffe, whose […]

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