Post Tagged with: "Wealth and Poverty"

Wealth and Poverty | Students Reflect on School Supplies Drive

Wealth and Poverty | Students Reflect on School Supplies Drive

The Wealth and Poverty Theme ran its spring School Supplies Drive from March 20 to April 22, 2017.  Students of CAS 2300x Themes in Action: Wealth and Poverty and T3 4400 Seminar in Wealth and Poverty, along with several Wealth and Poverty faculty members, placed donation boxes across campus.  This […]

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April 27, 2017 at 5:50 pmNews

Students Take a Look at Temperance & Taverns in Southeastern Ohio’s History

Stevie Putnam in costume at the Spirits of the Little Cities: Temperance & Taverns, the 22nd Annual Little Cities of Black Diamonds Day in October 2016.

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 […]

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April 20, 2017 at 3:35 pmIn Class News

Terman and Students Use Local Mining Towns as Classroom

Wes Gilkey

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 […]

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April 20, 2017 at 3:25 pmIn Class News

Wealth and Poverty | Research Talk on Faith, Aid, and Global Governance, April 5

Jonathan Agensky

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 […]

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April 1, 2017 at 11:00 pmEvents

Fall 2017 | Wealth and Poverty Certificate Offers Menu of Courses

Fall 2017 | Wealth and Poverty Certificate Offers Menu of Courses

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 […]

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March 30, 2017 at 11:15 amNews

66 Students Visit Southeast Ohio’s Coal-Mining Roots

66 Students Visit Southeast Ohio’s Coal-Mining Roots

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 […]

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March 28, 2017 at 3:31 pmNews

Wealth and Poverty | School Supply Drive for The Plains Elementary

Diane Stock  giving a talk on The Plains Elementary (photo by Maddie Weir, a Globalization and Development major)

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 […]

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March 20, 2017 at 1:38 pmNews