Delving into the region’s Appalachian history for a presentation topic, Stevie Putnam ’18 chose to present a poster on the “Social Role of Drinking in Appalachia” as her class participated at the 22nd Annual Little Cities of Black Diamonds Day. The theme for the event was “Spirits of the Little […]Read more ›
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Dr. Rachel Terman, John Winnenberg, and Ohio University students Toshia Edge and Wes Gilkey ’18 spoke about service learning, local organizations partnering with the university, and the Little Cities of Black Diamonds micro-region—a series of remnant local mining towns in Southeastern Ohio—as a classroom. Their presentation was As part of […]Read more ›
The Wealth and Poverty theme is hosting a research talk, given by Dr. Jonathan Agensky (Political Science), on “Faith, Aid and Global Governance” on Wednesday, April 5, at noon in Baker 231. This event is co-sponsored with the African Studies program. Agensky’s talk is open to the public, and light […]Read more ›
The Wealth and Poverty Certificate addresses the growing challenges of inequality and poverty in society, both locally and globally, asking questions like Why are some so rich and some so poor? Why is there inequality in the world? What would be the cost of growing inequality? How could we fight […]Read more ›
Sixth-six Ohio University students visited notable historic sites critical to understanding Southeast Ohio’s coal-mining roots and history of activism on Saturday, March 25, with the Wealth and Poverty theme. They include students from CAS 2300x Themes in Action: Wealth and Poverty, HLTH 6760 Environmental Health Sciences in Public Health, POLS 3060 […]Read more ›
On Monday, March 20, the Wealth and Poverty theme launched an Ohio University school supply drive to benefit students at The Plains Elementary, one of the four K-6th schools in the Athens City School District. Currently, 402 students attend the school, 275 of whom are considered economically disadvantaged and eligible […]Read more ›
The Wealth and Poverty theme is sponsoring two field trips in March to help OHIO students and faculty members “get to know their community better.” The first one is to visit African immigrant communities in Columbus on Saturday, March 18, while the second one is to see mining towns in […]Read more ›