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Food Studies Representatives Visit Engineering LC

Food Studies Representatives Visit Engineering LC

  On Wednesday, November 15th, Rachel McDonald, Joy Kostansek, and Alexandria Polanosky of the Food Studies Program visited a freshman engineering learning community, taught by Hannah Stillons. This visit was a follow up from the Food on Film screening of Food Evolution on October 19th. The Food Studies students engaged […]

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November 15, 2017 at 7:33 pmAnnouncements Students in the News

Law Center Announces 2017 Law, Justice & Culture Certificate Cohort of Students

Law Center Announces 2017 Law, Justice & Culture Certificate Cohort of Students

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture is proud to present this year’s cohort of students in the Law, Justice & Culture Certificate program. The certificate program brings together interdisciplinary coursework from departments across the social sciences and humanities to provide students with intellectual training in a “law and society” perspective. It also provides […]

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November 14, 2017 at 9:14 amNews

Spring 2018 | Tier III Sustainable Citizenship Class Offered for all Seniors

Spring 2018 | Tier III Sustainable Citizenship Class Offered for all Seniors

A Tier III class called Sustainability Citizenship (T3-4850) is offered in Spring 2018 to Ohio University seniors from any major who are interested in learning how to become more environmentally sustainable in their own lives and in their local communities. This three credit class is taught by Dr. Nancy Manring, […]

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November 13, 2017 at 10:52 amAnnouncements News

Students Reflect on World Food Day Food Drive

Students take food drive donation to Good Works.

The Wealth and Poverty theme hosted a food drive in October to help fight hunger in the Athens community. The drive challenges students to figure out how to motivate other students, and even how to deal with theft and a competing food drive. Along with Wealth and Poverty faculty members, […]

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November 10, 2017 at 4:47 pmIn Class News

Ecohouse Hosts Sustainable Thanksgiving Dinner with Veggies from Learning Garden

Roasted root vegetables included beets, carrots and onions.

Ohio University’s Ecohouse was filled with students and faculty, a variety of dishes, and meaningful conversations as Ecohouse hosted its second annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 9. The dinner was made possible through a collaboration of the OHIO Sustainability Alumni Network, the Ohio University’s Office of Sustainability, and the Food […]

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November 10, 2017 at 2:23 pmNews

Food Studies | Final Harvest Takes Place Before Frost

Dr. Art Trese and students at the Plant Biology Learning Gardens

The growing season has ended at the Plant Biology Learning Gardens due to a sharp decrease in overnight temperatures. The Food Studies theme final harvest featured a beautiful bounty of produce ranging from sweet potatoes to cucumbers and cauliflower. This season was full of many phenomenal opportunities for the garden, […]

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November 8, 2017 at 9:34 pmIn Class News

Ecohouse Students Tackle Environmental Problems with Lifestyle Choices, Leadership

Ecohouse Students Tackle Environmental Problems with Lifestyle Choices, Leadership

By Kaitlin Kulich Just a short walk from Ohio University’s campus, down a brick road on Dairy Lane is the Ohio University Ecohouse. Not only is it equipped with its own solar panels, compost system and garden, the Ecohouse is home to three OHIO students who are tackling our planet’s […]

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November 3, 2017 at 3:35 pmNews