Archive for May, 2015

Schoen Returns after One-Year Fulbright Research Leave

Dr. Brian Schoen. Photo courtesy of the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission

Dr. Brian Schoen, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, returns to campus this fall after a one-year research leave as the Mary B. Wall Washington Professor of American History in the School of History and Archives at University College Dublin in Ireland. The position is facilitated and supported by the […]

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May 14, 2015 at 12:45 amNews Research

Howell Awarded Fellowship for Fear Stimuli Study

Ashley Howell

Ashley Howell, a doctoral candidate in Clinical Psychology, was awarded the Donald Clippinger Graduate Fellowship for the 2015-16 school year. Her project is on “Testing anxiety-related mechanisms of threat interpretation bias and Pavlovian-conditioned fear generalization under conditions of logical ambiguity: A de novo stimulus discrimination paradigm.” How are we able […]

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May 12, 2015 at 3:17 pmNews

Messitt Gets Fellowship to Pursue Missing Person Story

Maggie Messitt

Maggie Messitt, an English doctoral student in the Creative Writing non-fiction program, was awarded the John Cady Fellowship for the 2015-16 school year. Her project—”Art(i)fact: An Atlas of my Search“—is the story of her aunt, a missing person, and the journey to find her. In 2009, my aunt, an artist, […]

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May 12, 2015 at 3:00 pmNews

Thorne Interviewed on ‘Why Politicians Love Middle Class’

Dr. Deborah Thorne

Ideastream’s David Molpus interviewed Dr. Deborah Thorne, Associate Professor of Sociology, for a piece on “Why Politicians Love the Middle Class” before President Obama’s visit to Cleveland in March. Politicians of every stripe cozy up to the term – middle class. And for good reason: it can mean whatever you […]

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May 12, 2015 at 2:50 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Youngstown Names Herbarium after Plant Biology Alum

Youngstown State University has named its herbarium in memory of Ohio University alum Carl F. Chuey ’69M.S., “a Youngstown State University biology professor who grew the university’s herbarium from about 200 plant specimens in 1967 to about 115,000,” reports the Vindicator. YSU dedicated the herbarium on May 8. He earned […]

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May 12, 2015 at 10:51 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

‘Four Reasons Why Four Years at Ohio University is Never Enough’

Aerial photography by EV

Ohio University journalism alum Annie Beard ’15, who specialized in Sociology and Business, gives a must-read “Four Reasons Why Four Years at Ohio University is Never Enough.” “It’s that time of year again- another class of talented, enthusiastic and remarkably prepared students are ready (or mostly forced) to leave the nest […]

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May 12, 2015 at 10:25 amAlumni

Washington Post Quotes Jellison on ‘POTUS Plans for Future’

Dr. Katherine Jellison

Washington Post writer Krissah Thompson quotes Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor and Chair of History, in a story on “What kind of ex-president will Barack Obama be? POTUS plans for the future.” As Laura Bush knows, the modern bully pulpit is ever available for former presidents and their wives, but how […]

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May 12, 2015 at 9:25 amFaculty in the News In the News