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Spring 2018 | New Linguistics Courses: Studies in Forensics and World Englishes

Sinae Lee

The Linguistics Department announces two new courses offered in the Spring 2018 semester. LING 3880 (Course #12968) – Special Topics – Forensic Linguistics Description:  This course surveys the broad field of forensic linguistics. Topics include the language of police and suspects (e.g. the language of “consensual” searches, interrogations, confessions, advising […]

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November 15, 2017 at 4:48 pmIn Class News

ELIP’s Joseph Lee: Helping Students Become Effective Communicators

Dr. Joseph Lee

By Mary Vandeman Dr. Joseph Lee of Ohio University’s English Language Improvement Program works to help students develop the knowledge, abilities and tools necessary to become autonomous and effective disciplinary communicators. He designs curricula, conducts research, supervises TAs, and teaches graduate-level academic and professional writing and oral communication courses, as […]

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November 1, 2017 at 12:10 pmNews

Biological Sciences Major Dedicates Time and Energy to Helping Others

Hams Kashoob, carrying flag from her native Oman.

Editor’s Note: Every College of Arts & Sciences student has accomplishments worth bragging about, and we want to help you do just that! Each week we will feature a profile on an A&S student who’s doing great things. If you would like to share the accomplishments of yourself, your friends, your […]

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October 30, 2017 at 11:04 amNews

Linguistics Alum Goes From Bobcat to Diplomat

Linguistics alum Victoria Augustine contributes much of her success to her time and experiences at OHIO.

By Dr. Liang Tao Associate Professor of Linguistics and Chinese Language Program Coordinator After earning undergraduate and graduate degrees at Ohio University, alum Victoria Augustine moved a bit further from Athens than the average student (nearly 8,000 miles further), and she hasn’t stopped traveling since. Augustine earned an M.A. in […]

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October 26, 2017 at 4:54 pmAlumni Alumni in the News

Notable Alumni | Linguistics Alum Returns to Share Expertise on Reading Comprehension

William Grabe

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences launches the Notable Alumni Awards, honoring 37 Notable Alumni in 2017 for broad accomplishments in their careers, a commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University, the College of Arts & Sciences, and its students. Dr. William Grabe ’78 Linguistics […]

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October 25, 2017 at 2:18 pmAlumni News

ELIP 1300 Harvests Ideas for Marketing Sustainable Food on Campus

Teammates Risa Shibayama, Austin Hopkins, Sydney Kovach, and Adam Razak check out the student garden area of OHIO’s Plant Biology Learning Gardens

By Dawn Bikowski What do students in the ELIP 1300 Business Relations and Communication Skills have to offer the local food movement or the Ohio University Food Studies theme? Can business students help identify new markets for produce grown at a magical place on campus with a bamboo forest and […]

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October 25, 2017 at 9:39 amIn Class News

Linguistics Students Volunteer with Tsunami Relief in Japan

96-year-old tsunami survivor thanks OHIO students and Iwate Perfectural students and faculty for delivering water.

  Dr. Chris Thompson, Associate Professor and Chair of Linguistics, is in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Japan at the beginning of October with the annual Chubu Study Abroad group of Ohio University students. The students are studying Japanese at Chubu University alongside their Iwate Prefectural University partners, who also are delivering water […]

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October 9, 2017 at 8:28 amNews