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Learn About Americorps and Green Jobs, March 19

Learn About Americorps and Green Jobs, March 19

Two resource panels can help undergraduate and graduate students interested in expanding their understanding of opportunities as Americorps volunteers and within the green jobs sector. Americorps Panel—Thursday, March 19, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Baker Center Amanda Cunningham Leadership Center, Room 366 Green Jobs Panel—Thursday, March 26, from […]

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March 19, 2015 at 7:30 pmAnnouncements Events

Food for Thought | Ireland and the Local Food Movement, March 17

Food for Thought | Ireland and the Local Food Movement, March 17

The Food for Thought speakers series presents Dr. Stephen Scanlan, Associate Professor of Sociology, on “Eating Away at Austerity: Ireland and the Local Food Movement” on March 17 at 5 p.m. in Alden 319 (Friends of the Library Room). Scanlan’s Fulbright experience in Ireland last year provided opportunities to witness […]

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March 17, 2015 at 8:00 pmEvents

Roundtable: Epic Fail? Comparing Myths, Monsters, and Metaphors Across Cultures, March 12

Roundtable: Epic Fail? Comparing Myths, Monsters, and Metaphors Across Cultures, March 12

The Gawande Speaker Series and the Becoming Human Theme Present “Epic Fail?: Comparing Myths, Monsters, and Metaphors Across Cultures,” an interdisciplinary roundtable discussion with Dr. Shubha Pathak of American University, on Thursday, March 12, at 7 p.m. in Ellis 111. This event is free and open to the public. Pathak […]

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March 12, 2015 at 9:15 pmEvents

Faculty Team-Teach Introduction to Sustainability Course

Faculty Team-Teach Introduction to Sustainability Course

The Sustainability Studies theme is offering a new Introduction to Sustainability course (CAS 1415) this spring semester. The course introduces students to sustainability concepts, issues, and trends from the local to the global levels. The course is team taught by Dr. Nancy Manring in Political Science, Dr. Kelly Johnson in […]

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March 10, 2015 at 11:50 amNews

Sustainable Living Floor Available to All Students

Sustainable Living Floor Available to All Students

Students who are interested in living a more sustainable lifestyle, or who enjoy learning about current sustainability issues, can take advantage of the opportunity to live on the Sustainable Living Floor in residential housing at Ohio University—and being surrounded by people who share these same interests. With this unique living […]

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February 25, 2015 at 12:19 pmAnnouncements News

Faculty Team-Teach Wealth & Poverty Seminar

Faculty Team-Teach Wealth & Poverty Seminar

The Wealth and Poverty theme is offering a Tier III seminar (T3 4400 Seminar in Wealth and Poverty) this spring semester. The course examines economic growth, wealth distribution, poverty and inequality issues in both domestic and international settings. The course is team taught by four instructors – Dr. Mariana Dantas […]

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February 9, 2015 at 1:19 pmNews

Author Discusses New Body Politics in Wake of Ebola Scare, Feb. 5

Theri A. Pickens

The Between Love & Hate theme presents a talk by Dr. Therí A. Pickens on “The Practical Implications of New Body Politics” on Thursday, Feb. 5, at 5 p.m. in Baker Center 231. Pickens is an Assistant Professor of English at Bates College. In her public appearance at Ohio University, […]

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February 5, 2015 at 11:00 pmEvents