Archive for October, 2015

Quarter Ton of Food Collected in First Two Weeks of Drive

Quarter Ton of Food Collected in First Two Weeks of Drive

The Wealth and Poverty theme collected a quarter ton of donations in a campus-wide food drive launched two weeks ago in celebration of World Food Day. Wealth and Poverty faculty, staff and student members collected a total of 543 pounds and 598 items from donation spots in various Ohio University […]

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October 21, 2015 at 10:00 amNews

Alum Talks about His Career Helping Prisoners with Reentry

Scott Zielinski

Alum Scott Zielinski ’00 talked to Ohio University students about his work helping people released from prison—and getting the skills he needed for his career. Zielinski graduated in 2000 with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a certificate in Criminology from the College of Arts & Sciences (before the current […]

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October 20, 2015 at 11:54 amNews

Spring 2016 | Law & Literature Course Fills Tier II

Dr. Paul C. Jones

The English Department offers a Spring 2016 course focusing on the relationship between law and literature in spring semester. ENG 3570: Law and Literature meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. ENG 3570 counts as an Tier II Humanities & Literature (2HL) course. It is an elective […]

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October 19, 2015 at 12:50 pmNews

Intern Named ‘Page of Distinction’ at Ohio House of Representatives

Amanda McCoy receives page award at Ohio House of Representatives.

Amanda McCoy ’16, who is interning at the Ohio House of Representatives, was selected as the Republican Jenell Sullivan Page of Distinction, Autumn 2015. Her name will be engraved on the Jenell Sullivan Page of Distinction Award plaque in the House administrative office. McCoy is commuting from Columbus to the […]

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October 19, 2015 at 12:40 pmNews

Spring 2016 | Course on Violence and Peace

Spring 2015 students on Shankill Road in Northern Ireland.

The Anthropology program is offering a CAS Social Science course focusing on comparative approaches to violence and peace in the 20th and 21st centuries, with special attention to themes of law and justice. ANTH 3530 Anthropology of Violence and Peace meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:40-10:35 a.m. It counts as […]

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October 19, 2015 at 12:19 pmNews

Applications for 2016 Critical Language Scholarship Available Now

The 2016 application for the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State is now available. This summer language institute is a fully-funded overseas language program for American undergraduate and graduate students. The deadline to submit a CLS application is Nov. 23, 2015 at 7:59 EST. […]

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October 19, 2015 at 9:09 amAnnouncements

Advising Tip | Do Your Homework for Spring Semester Registration

Sara Berens

By Sara Berens Academic Advisor and Retention Specialist for the College of Arts & Sciences Academic advising for Spring Semester registration starts this week! If you aren’t already in the know, academic advisers can be an invaluable resource on campus. However, our advice is only helpful if students are also willing […]

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October 19, 2015 at 9:00 amNews