Archive for May, 2017

Working on the Wayne | ‘I Wanted to Get My Boots Dirty’

Working on the Wayne | ‘I Wanted to Get My Boots Dirty’

By Kyle Brooks ’17 Wildlife and Conservation Biology major As my graduation date crept closer and closer, the stress that comes with the uncertainty of beginning a new chapter in life set in. I had spent the last four years of my life pursuing an undergraduate degree in wildlife and […]

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May 22, 2017 at 6:02 pmNews

Working on the Wayne | ‘Just Takes Your Breath Away’

Working on the Wayne | ‘Just Takes Your Breath Away’

By Devon Cottrill When you say a national forest, most people envision large oaks or even maples whose tree tops block out the sun while you’re meandering down a hiking or biking trail. When someone says you work with wildlife, most think of the “cute-fuzzy-lovable” wildlife like bears, bobcats, wolves, […]

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May 19, 2017 at 2:28 pmNews

Free Summer Law Program for High School Students; Apply by June 3

Students of OHIO's Summer Law and Trial Institute with Judge McCarthy

High school students can apply now for a free Summer Law & Trial Institute offered at Ohio University from July 9-21. The deadline for applications is June 3. The Summer Law & Trial Institute is a 12-day immersive residential program that aims to increase understanding of the law and its […]

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May 19, 2017 at 8:26 amNews

Brewing and Brewing Science Short Course, July 13-18

Brewing and Brewing Science Short Course, July 13-18

  Note: This course has been canceled. Ohio University is offering a brewing short course July 13-18, 2017, which coincides with the start of Ohio Brew Week. This non-credit course provides amateur beer enthusiasts with a working knowledge of the brewing process and brewing science fundamentals. The course includes morning […]

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May 17, 2017 at 2:40 pmEvents News

Career Corner | Summer Is Good Time for Grad Students to Use Career Services

Kacey Schaum

By Kacey Schaum Assistant Director of the Career and Leadership Development Center for the College of Arts and Sciences Are you a graduate student in Athens for the summer? With the majority of undergraduate students away from campus, it is a slower time for us in the Career and Leadership […]

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May 17, 2017 at 11:28 amNews

Moore Publishes Creative Writing Handbook, ‘The Story Cure’

Moore Publishes Creative Writing Handbook, ‘The Story Cure’

by Kristin M. Distel Dinty Moore, Professor and Director of Creative Writing, has recently published a new book, The Story Cure: A Book Doctor’s Pain-Free Guide to Finishing Your Novel or Memoir. “This book is designed for writers at the beginning of their novel or memoir, those somewhere in the […]

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May 17, 2017 at 10:47 amResearch

Little Writes: Nonfiction as Autopsy: In Defense of Self-Interest

Jacob Little

Ohio University graduate student Jacob Little, a doctoral candidate in English, penned an article in Brevity titled “Nonfiction as Autopsy: In Defense of Self-Interest.” I have several friends from various parts of the literary world who joke (with varying degrees of sincerity) about how nonfiction writers are “narcissists” or “navel-gazers” […]

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May 16, 2017 at 8:07 pmIn the News Students in the News