Archive for March, 2017

Lit Fest | The Brilliantly Off-Kilter Prose of Mary Cappello

Mary Cappello

  The 2017 Spring Literary Festival welcomes author Mary Cappello for a lecture in Walter Hall on Thursday, April 6, at 11 a.m., and a reading Friday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Baker Theatre. By Hugh Martin Graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in Creative Writing: Nonfiction In one of her excellent essays, Mary Cappello goes with […]

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March 27, 2017 at 1:16 pmNews

Transfer Tip | Registering For A Transient Course: What to Know

Kristi Conrad

By Kristi Conrad Academic Advisor & Transfer Specialist I get asked every day if there is a list of schools that we accept transfer credit from. Ohio University accepts credits from accredited intuitions nationwide. (And we accept a great bit of international, too!). However, that does not mean that you […]

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March 27, 2017 at 12:57 pmAnnouncements News

Advising Tip | What To Consider When Scheduling Your Classes

Sara Berens

By Sara Berens Academic Advisor & Retention Specialist As you’re crafting those perfect fall schedules, consider your personality and preferences. Not an early bird? Try to schedule classes that begin later in the morning so you’re not jumping out of bed five minutes before class. Giving yourself at least half […]

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March 27, 2017 at 12:49 pmAnnouncements News

Career Corner | Find Your Career at Ohio Government Career Fair, April 22

Kacey Schaum

By Kacey Schaum Assistant Director for the Career and Leadership Development Center Students are invited to the State of Ohio Government Career Fair on Saturday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ohio State Highway Patrol Training Academy, 740 E 17 Ave., Columbus, OH 43211. The fair […]

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March 27, 2017 at 12:27 pmAnnouncements News

Fall 2017 | MABTL Theme Announces New Course in Colonial British North America

Dr. Sarah Kinkel

Dr. Sarah Kinkel, Assistant Professor of History, is teaching HIST 3002: Colonial British North America in the Fall 2017 semester. HIST 3002: Colonial British North America is open to all sophomores, juniors, and seniors interested in examining issues of governance. This course contributes to the Making and Breaking the Law […]

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March 27, 2017 at 10:51 amNews

Senior Works with Historical Societies, Preserves Vietnam Oral Histories

Names of Vietnam war casualties on Vietnam War Veterans Memorial in Washington DC, USA. Names in chronological order, from first casualty in 1959 to last in 1975.

by Kristin M. Distel “I have always enjoyed history as a story, not as a list of names and dates,” says Benjamin Rottersman. “I’m interested in first-person narratives especially.” Rottersman notes that since he was a child, he has wanted to learn why particular events, such as wars and other […]

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March 27, 2017 at 9:44 amNews

Summer 2017 | Fill a Sociology Requirement Online This Summer

Dr. Christine Mattley

Sociology majors can learn how to design and carry out a research project this summer with on alone course: SOC 3500 Elementary Research Methods. “Our alums tell us that research methods gave them the skills they have found most useful after they graduated,” says  Dr. Christine Mattley, Chair of the […]

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March 27, 2017 at 8:34 amNews