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Sustainability Studies: Thriving in the Anthropocene Era

Sustainability Studies: Thriving in the Anthropocene Era

“Meeting the needs of the present while safeguarding Earth’s life-support system, on which the welfare of current and future generations depends.” By Dr. Nancy Manring College of Arts & Sciences faculty are tackling the challenges of the 21st century by building interdisciplinary and team-taught courses around a new set of […]

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October 30, 2013 at 7:41 amNews

Knowing the Future: A Focus of Human Attention for Several Thousand Years

Knowing the Future: A Focus of Human Attention for Several Thousand Years

By Dr. Daniel Phillips College of Arts & Sciences faculty are tackling the challenges of the 21st century by building interdisciplinary and team-taught courses around a new set of curricular themes. The Knowing the Future theme seeks to acquaint students with different ways in which we think about the future. […]

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October 28, 2013 at 10:24 amNews

Food Studies Theme Tackles Globalization, Science, Technology, Social Progress

Food Studies Theme Tackles Globalization, Science, Technology, Social Progress

College of Arts & Sciences faculty are tackling the challenges of the 21st century by building interdisciplinary and team-taught courses around a new set of curricular themes. “In the space of a few months, Food Studies has gone from the proverbial mustard seed to an actual living green shoot pushing […]

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October 28, 2013 at 9:34 amNews

Wealth and Poverty: Within and Between Countries

Wealth and Poverty: Within and Between Countries

By Dr. Yeong-Hyun Kim and Dr. Edna Wangui College of Arts & Sciences faculty are tackling the challenges of the 21st century by building interdisciplinary and team-taught courses around a new set of curricular themes. The Wealth and Poverty theme aims to address economic growth, wealth distribution, poverty, inequality, and […]

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October 28, 2013 at 9:21 amNews

Between Love and Hate: Race, Gender, and Sexuality

Between Love and Hate: Race, Gender, and Sexuality

 By Dr. Vincent Jungkunz and Dr. Ayesha Hardison College of Arts & Sciences faculty are tackling the challenges of the 21st century by building interdisciplinary and team-taught courses around a new set of curricular themes. In the Love and Hate theme, we explore at least two major understandings of the […]

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October 28, 2013 at 8:29 amNews

All Faculty Invited to Explore Curricular Themes on Nov. 5

All Faculty Invited to Explore Curricular Themes on Nov. 5

Ohio University faculty are invited to attend the first annual “Themes Fest” on Nov. 5 from 2-4 p.m., in the Nelson Commons Reception Area. Themes Fest provides an update on the curricular themes initiative launched in the College of Arts & Sciences last spring.  [See A&S Faculty Bring Curricular Themes to […]

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October 16, 2013 at 8:41 amNews

A&S Faculty Bring Curricular Themes to Life

A&S Faculty Bring Curricular Themes to Life

College of Arts & Sciences faculty are tackling the challenges of the 21st century by building interdisciplinary and team-taught courses around a new set of curricular themes. This initiative seeks to provide students with a broad but integrated range of opportunities for building the critical skills and knowledge they need […]

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October 7, 2013 at 5:16 pmNews