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‘A Sense of Place and Neolithic Societies of the Ohio River Valley,’ Sept. 16

‘A Sense of Place and Neolithic Societies of the Ohio River Valley,’ Sept. 16

The first talk in the Ohio: Sense of Place Speaker Series is Tuesday, Sept. 16, from 5 to 6 p.m. in Morton Hall 235. Dr. Elliot Abrams, Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, will discuss “A Sense of Place and Neolithic Societies of the Ohio River Valley.” All societies have […]

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September 16, 2014 at 7:15 pmEvents

RSVP Now for Ohio Tree and Plant Tour, Sept. 28

The Ohio: Sense of Place field trip series kicks off with the Ohio Tree and Plant Tour on Saturday, Sept. 28. Participants will  get a guided look at the forest communities of Athens County at Stroud’s Run State Park on Sunday, Sept. 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. Two different […]

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August 30, 2014 at 4:15 pmEvents

Sense of Place Speakers Series Starts This Fall

The Sense of Place theme faculty will sponsor a series of public talks on various aspects of Ohio. Presentations will be interdisciplinary in nature with speakers invited from Ohio University, other Ohio universities, Ohio government entities, and the private sector. Talks will include time for open discussion of the topic. […]

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August 28, 2014 at 8:46 amUncategorized

Making & Breaking the Law Theme Course Open till Sept. 5

Making & Breaking the Law Theme Course Open till Sept. 5

First and second-year students interested in the Making & Breaking the Law theme are encouraged to enroll in CAS2500: Breaking the Law Theme Seminar this semester. The last date to add classes is Sept. 5. Making & Breaking the Law is a thematic track for undergraduate students interested in law and […]

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August 25, 2014 at 7:10 pmNews

New Wealth & Poverty Certificate Tackles Inequality and Empowerment

New Wealth & Poverty Certificate Tackles Inequality and Empowerment

Ohio University students have a new undergraduate certificate option starting this fall—Wealth and Poverty. The Wealth and Poverty Certificate (spring-2017) addresses economic growth, wealth distribution, poverty, inequality, and empowerment issues in both domestic and international settings. The 18-hour certificate provides a coherent and interdisciplinary combination and sequence of courses yo give students […]

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August 16, 2014 at 11:41 amNews

New Summer Externships on Post-Genocide Justice in Cambodia

New Summer Externships on Post-Genocide Justice in Cambodia

Nearly four decades after the Khmer Rouge genocide, two Ohio University faculty and six undergraduate students are headed to Cambodia this summer to study how the society remembers and reconciles its history with its present. “In the late 1970s, Cambodian society was wracked by the rule of the Khmer Rouge […]

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March 10, 2014 at 6:04 pmNews

Wealth & Poverty: Speaker from World Bank Africa Region, March 18

Wealth & Poverty: Speaker from World Bank Africa Region, March 18

The Wealth and Poverty Theme is sponsoring a public lecture with Mike Goldberg of the World Bank on Tuesday, March 18, at 1:30 p.m. in Baker Theater. Goldberg, Operations Adviser to the Regional Vice President oft the Africa Region at the World Bank, will discuss “Do institutional solutions for poverty […]

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February 27, 2014 at 2:00 pmEvents