Archive for August, 2016

Three Arts & Sciences Alumni To Be Honored at Awards Gala

Travis Kidner

Three College of Arts & Sciences alumni will be honored at the 2016 Alumni Awards Gala at Ohio University. Medal of Merit Francis “Frank” Papay, BA ’75 Biological Sciences Celebrated plastic and reconstructive surgeon World-renowned surgeon and innovator currently completing a doctor of management degree and teaching at Case Western […]

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August 31, 2016 at 4:18 pmAlumni

Alum Combats Cybersexism, ‘Rhetoric of Misogyny’

Bailey Poland, OHIO alumna and author of 'Haters'

by Kristin M. Distel Bailey Poland, an ’11 Ohio University alumna in creative writing, has published her first book, Haters: Harassment, Abuse, and Violence Online, with Potomac Press. Cybersexism, stalking, and online bullying and harassment have long captured Poland’s attention and served in part as an impetus for writing Haters. […]

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August 31, 2016 at 3:43 pmAlumni News

Student Takes ‘Leap of Faith,’ Lands in Nicaragua

Junior Holly Richardson spent May 2016 in Nicaragua with Growth International Volunteer Excursions (GIVE)

by Kristin M. Distel “I took a leap of faith, and it was definitely worth it,” says Environmental Biology student Holly Richardson, who spent May 2016 in Nicaragua as a member of OHIO’s branch of the Growth International Volunteer Excursions (GIVE) program. The team with which she volunteered was composed […]

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August 31, 2016 at 2:56 pmNews

From Crime Scene to Lake Sample, STEMstart Students Dive In

STEMstart students investigate a "crime"on campus, then head to the lab to test the "evidence."

Even before classes started, a group of Biological Sciences and Chemistry & Biochemistry students were able to get a sneak peak of their first semester and a jumpstart on success in the sciences. STEMstart is a new week-long program offered by the College of Arts & Sciences. This science quick […]

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August 31, 2016 at 2:40 pmIn Class

Sociology and Anthropology Students Honored at Gala

Department of Sociology and Anthropology Awards Gala Ceremony for Sociology and Anthropology Undergraduate and Sociology Graduate Students. ©Ohio University/ Photo by Kaitlin Owens  Outstanding Graduating Seniors pictured: Joshua House and Madeline Rettig

By Miranda McKinney ’16 The Annual Awards Gala for the Sociology & Anthropology Department at Ohio University was held April 8, 2016. After the opening remarks by Sociology Professor Tom Vander Ven, Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Sociology Dr. Laurie Hatch spoke about all the opportunities […]

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August 31, 2016 at 2:03 pmNews

All Students Invited to Scripps Innovation Challenge Kickoff, Sept. 21

Ohio University students are invited to participate in this year’s Scripps Innovation Challenge. This will be the fifth year of the Challenge, which has emerged as one of the nation’s premier student innovation contests. It offers a substantial prize pot of $18,000. But more importantly, it provides an invaluable learning […]

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August 31, 2016 at 1:16 pmAnnouncements

Internship Adds Power to Economics Student’s Career Plans

Chuyang Wu at BorgWarner internship

This past summer Chuyang Wu, a senior in Economics, found a program management/sales internship position with BorgWarner located in Auburn Hills, MI. She worked in the BorgWarner Powertrain Technical Center with both the Program Management and the Sales Analysis departments. The company’s powertrain technologies are used to improve fuel economy, […]

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August 31, 2016 at 9:45 amNews