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Wealth and Poverty Field Trip | Alternative Economies in Appalachia, Sept. 23

Wealth and Poverty Field Trip | Alternative Economies in Appalachia, Sept. 23

  The Wealth & Poverty theme offers a field trip on “Alternative Economies in Appalachia” on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The field trip is open to Ohio University students. Spots are limited and first-come, first-served. To sign up, email Musaraj at musaraj@ohio.edu or Terman at […]

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September 2, 2017 at 6:30 pmEvents

Wealth and Poverty | Looking at Appalachia with Photographer Roger May, Sept. 25

Roger May

The Wealth & Poverty theme presents the 2017 fall public lecture by Roger May on “Looking at Appalachia” on Monday, Sept. 25, from 3-4 p.m. at Walter Hall Rotunda. May is an Appalachian American photographer and writer based in Charleston, WV. He was born in the Tug River Valley, located on the West Virginia and […]

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September 2, 2017 at 6:00 pmEvents

Wealth and Poverty | Theme Activities for Fall 2017

Wealth and Poverty | Theme Activities for Fall 2017

The Wealth & Poverty theme at Ohio University announces its Fall 2017 events, including a week on “urban challenges” in October. For more information, contact theme coordinator Dr. Yeong Kim, Associate Professor of Geography. Fall 2017 Wealth  & Poverty Events Friday, Sept. 8 – Wealth and Poverty faculty forum, 12:30-1:30 […]

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August 21, 2017 at 4:26 pmNews

Wealth & Poverty | Scanlan, Interns Participate in Shepherd Poverty Symposium

Ohio University interns Chloe Wooster, Kees Vande Stadt, and Angela Green with Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty Founder and Executive Director Dr. Harlan Beckley

Dr. Steve Scanlan, Associate Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, participated in the 2017 Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty Closing Conference and Symposium in July. Scanlan oversees Ohio University’s participation as a member of the consortium in collaboration with Dr. Rachel Terman (SHECP OHIO intern coordinator) and Dr. Matthew […]

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August 8, 2017 at 3:26 pmNews

Terman Continues on Steering Committee for Appalachian Studies Association

Dr. Anna Rachel Terman

Dr. Rachel Terman, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, continues to serve as Membership Chairperson on the Steering Committee for the Appalachian Studies Association. In this role, she is responsible for devising strategies to ensure that the membership base remains sustainable, engaged, and diverse. This year Terman led a […]

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August 3, 2017 at 9:32 amNews

Wealth & Poverty | Intern Helps Find Services for Patients at Risk

Wealth & Poverty | Intern Helps Find Services for Patients at Risk

By Chloe Wooster ’19 Junior in Social Work and Wealth and Poverty Certificate Intern with Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty My internship experience at Charleston Area Medical Center has developed my perception of the role of social services in a health-care setting and has solidified my passion for the […]

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July 30, 2017 at 10:42 amIn Class

Wealth & Poverty | Intern Finds Two Pieces of Wisdom

Angela Green working with her friends at a REMERGE picnic.

By Angela Green ’19 Junior in Social Work and Wealth and Poverty Certificate Intern with Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty Multi-colored lawn chairs, fold-up tables and benches, and food are hoisted by neighbor’s hands out of the truck to the park. Greetings fill the air as we gather again […]

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July 30, 2017 at 10:37 amNews