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University Remembers History Professor Emeritus Gifford Doxsee, Veteran of Greatest Generation

University Remembers History Professor Emeritus Gifford Doxsee, Veteran of Greatest Generation

Professor Emeritus Gifford Doxsee, age 93, died July 16 in Athens. He was a retired professor of History at Ohio University and a past director of the African Studies program. He joined the History Department in 1958, teaching European, Middle Eastern, and African history. He retired in 1994. Doxsee served […]

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July 30, 2017 at 2:36 pmNews

Wealth & Poverty | Intern Finds Two Pieces of Wisdom

Angela Green working with her friends at a REMERGE picnic.

By Angela Green ’19 Junior in Social Work and Wealth and Poverty Certificate Intern with Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty Multi-colored lawn chairs, fold-up tables and benches, and food are hoisted by neighbor’s hands out of the truck to the park. Greetings fill the air as we gather again […]

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July 30, 2017 at 10:37 amNews

Wealth & Poverty | Internship Shows Realities of Housing Insecurity

Wealth & Poverty | Internship Shows Realities of Housing Insecurity

By Kees Vande Stadt ’19 Junior in Geography and Wealth and Poverty Certificate Intern with Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty Saint Joseph’s Carpenter Society is a nonprofit organization based out of East Camden, NJ, a place where affordable housing and poverty have been and still are major issues. Saint […]

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July 30, 2017 at 10:02 amNews

Trauschweizer Sets Course for Contemporary History Institute

Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer

By Ingo Trauschweizer Director of the Contemporary History Institute This summer, I took on the directorship of the Contemporary History Institute, fueled by the desire to build further upon the tradition of excellent scholarship, fellowship, training, and education that CHI has offered to the university and the wider community since […]

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July 28, 2017 at 11:40 amNews

Klein Named Representative at Large to Mathematical Association of America Congress

Clockwise, from left: Ohio University students Chloe Farmer, Michele Post, Brittany Centorbi, and Josh Davis, as well as Associate Professor Bob Klein, center, examine an ancient math text during a special presentation at Alden Library on April 18, 2014. During the presentation, students enrolled in Professor Klein's History of Mathematics course viewed some of the centuries-old math manuscripts that are stored in the library's Special Collections section. Photo by Lauren Pond

Dr. Robert Klein, Associate Professor of Mathematics, was elected to the Mathematical Association of America Congress as one of six “representatives at large,” representing Teacher Education for a three-year term. Klein is serving as Interim Associate Dean at Ohio University Lancaster. “The Mathematical Association of America is the largest professional […]

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July 27, 2017 at 1:19 pmNews

Career Corner | Athens Police Department Seeks Patrol Officer Applications

Career Corner | Athens Police Department Seeks Patrol Officer Applications

The City of Athens is seeking applicants for patrol officers. These are immediate opening, and the posting closes Aug. 15. From the city’s website: “The City of Athens is accepting applications for Patrol Officer to establish an eligibility list. The starting pay is $23.57 per hour, plus shift differential, education incentives […]

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July 25, 2017 at 2:20 pmNews

Career Corner | LabCorp Seeks Technician Customer Service Support Representative in Dublin

Career Corner | LabCorp Seeks Technician Customer Service Support Representative in Dublin

LabCorp is seeking a Technician Customer Service Support Representative in Dublin, OH. Description: LabCorp is seeking a customer service driven Technician (MLT) Customer Service Support Rep who acts as a technical reference within the Customer Service Department while functioning as a liaison between LabCorp and its accounts in response to inquiries. […]

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July 20, 2017 at 12:17 pmNews