Archive for February, 2017

Good Call Quotes Vedder on College Money-Back Guarantees

Dr. Richard Vedder

Good Call’s Terri Williams quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at Ohio University and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, in an article headlined “Should Colleges Provide Money-Back Guarantees?” Schools that choose to offer money-back guarantees will undoubtedly be more popular among cost-conscious students, and […]

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February 23, 2017 at 2:40 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Sociology Alumna Enjoys Recreation Programming and Youth Coaching

Kristen Low

Kristen Low ’16 works just outside the Cleveland area in recreation programming, specifically sports and fitness, by assisting the sports coordinator in setting up youth leagues, evaluating at tryouts, scheduling practices and games, assigning equipment, reporting scores, etc. Changing Majors and an Internship Low graduated with her B.A. in Sociology […]

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February 23, 2017 at 1:27 pmAlumni

Prescribed Burning to Sustain Oak-Hickory Ecosystem in Wayne National Forest

Prescribed Burning on the Wayne National Forest

The USDA Forest Service’s Wayne National Forest, Athens Ranger District is planning to conduct prescribed burning operations within the next few weeks. Depending on weather conditions, the district anticipates conditions may be favorable for prescribed burning operations anytime during the period of March 1 through May 1. Historically, Native Americans […]

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February 23, 2017 at 10:44 amNews

Li Chairs Panel and Presents on Chinese Dream and Reform at International Conference

Dr. Jieli Li

Dr. Jieli Li, Professor of Sociology in the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University, chaired a panel on “Chinese Dream” and reform and presented a research paper on “Wallerstein’s World System and Challenges of ‘Chinese Dream and Peaceful Rise’” at the 22nd Association of Chinese Professors of Social […]

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February 23, 2017 at 9:18 amResearch

Lee Gives Talk at Yale First-Generation Conference

Dr. Elizabeth Lee

Dr. Elizabeth Lee, Assistant Professor of Sociology, makes the closing remarks Feb. 26 at Yale University at the Inter-Ivy, First-Generation College Student Network, according to the Yale News. Rayan Alsemeiry ’19 arrived at Yale last year from Mesa, Arizona. His family had emigrated to the United States from Saudi Arabia […]

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February 23, 2017 at 8:23 amFaculty in the News In the News

Be Part of ‘Earth Day Every Day’

“Earth Day Every Day” is a collaborative effort aimed at encouraging all entities on campus to focus on sustainability-related programming and share their efforts through a streamlined calendar. While this series was initially developed by Office of Sustainability, Graduate Student Senate, Zero Waste Initiative and International Student Union, all organizations […]

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February 22, 2017 at 4:12 pmAnnouncements

Join a Task Force in Revision Process for Sustainability Plan and Climate Action Plan

As Ohio University approaches its five-year anniversary of the development of the university’s first Sustainability Plan, a full revision process has begun. The university has recently announced that the public comment period for this revision has been extended a full year, with public comments being accepted until May 1, 2017. […]

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February 22, 2017 at 4:06 pmAnnouncements