Archive for May, 2017

Students Tap Power of Networking in ELIP 5140 for Fine Arts

Angela Mendoza (let) and Peilian Wu (right) critique the work of their classmates in ELIP 5140.

By Mary Vandeman Grant writing + Networking + Professional and Academic Writing = ELIP 5140 for the College of Fine Arts. A collaborative effort between Fine Arts and the English Language Improvement Program’s Academic & Global Communications program in the Linguistics Department, the course launched Spring 2017. Tailored to the […]

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May 3, 2017 at 3:29 pmIn Class News

At a Racetrack in Ohio, the World’s Biggest Tiny Car Takes a Prize

At a Racetrack in Ohio, the World’s Biggest Tiny Car Takes a Prize

  Just a few hours from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway—and deep in NASCAR country—one of the world’s tiniest, fastest racetracks was in Athens, Ohio, at the end of April. The Track: Wasn’t that race in France? Yep. The world watched (live on YouTube) the control room in Toulouse—with the Ohio University […]

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May 3, 2017 at 9:58 amNews

Moore: The Story Cure: How to Revise a Draft Without Going Crazy

Dinty W. Moore

Dinty W. Moore, Professor of English at Ohio University, penned an article in Signature about his new book, The Story Cure: A Book Doctor’s Pain-Free Guide to Finishing Your Novel or Memoir. Moore teaches creative nonfiction at Ohio University and is the author of Dear Mister Essay Writer Guy: Advice […]

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May 2, 2017 at 7:48 pmResearch

Undergrad Helps Shed a ‘Bright Light’ on Invisible Needs

Undergrad Helps Shed a ‘Bright Light’ on Invisible Needs

By Hannah Britton From Compass Kim Dominguez, a third-year student at Ohio University studying Forensic Chemistry, Biological Sciences and Spanish, is anything but an ordinary college student. Dominguez, an Accessibility Liaison from Elgin, Ill., seeks to make the Ohio University and Athens communities a better place through involvement in and […]

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May 2, 2017 at 5:03 pmStudents in the News

History Alum David Crane Receives Honorary Doctorate of Letters

OHIO alum David Crane speaks at gradatue commencement after receiving an honorary doctorate degree from Interim President David Descutner. Photo by Ben Siegel

From Compass Ohio University alum David Crane, who earned a bachelor’s degree in History in 1972 and a master’s in African Studies in 1973, was presented an Honorary Doctorate of Letters Degree at the Graduate Commencement on April 28. He earned a J.D. from Syracuse University in 1980 and is now one of the […]

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May 2, 2017 at 4:59 pmNews

Whitson Talks to Graduates about How Work Is ‘Counted’

Dr. Risa Whitson, Associate Professor of Geography and the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program delivers the graduate commencement address. Photo by Ben Siegel

From Compass Informal work—and how it is “counted”—is an important in changing economic structures and gender performances, said Dr. Risa Whitson, Associate Professor of Geography and in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program. She was the keynote speaker at the Graduate Commencement on April 28. Most of her research is based […]

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May 2, 2017 at 2:16 pmNews

Abu-Rish Wins Outstanding New Tutor Award from Honors Tutorial College

Abu-Rish Wins Outstanding New Tutor Award from Honors Tutorial College

The Ohio University Honors Tutorial College recently selected Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History, as the recipient for the 2016-17 Outstanding New Tutor Award. This honor “recognizes outstanding tutors who are in their first three years of teaching tutorials.” Tutorials form a signifianct portion of the HTC curriculum. As HTC […]

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May 2, 2017 at 10:31 amNews