Archive for January, 2018

Alumni News | Sociology’s Natasha Kennedy Sworn in as Magistrate

Natasha (Bush) Kennedy

Natasha (Bush) Kennedy ’09 was appointed and sworn in by the Judge as the Logan County Common Pleas Court General Division Magistrate in November 2017. In this role, she presides over civil and criminal matters. After graduating with her B.A. in Sociology-Criminology from the College of Arts & Sciences at […]

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January 29, 2018 at 11:27 amAlumni

OHIO’s Small Seed Project Blossoms into International Partnership

Ms. M. Teresa C. Cacuango, community member in Pichinga Province, Ecuador

By Dawn Bikowski Director of the English Language Improvement Program Ohio University faculty traveled to Ecuador in December as part of a research and community capacity-building project involving local agro-biodiversity and food sovereignty in two regions—Southeastern Ohio and the Andes outside of Quito. The project, “Facilitating & Sharing International Community-Based […]

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January 29, 2018 at 11:11 amNews Research

Stender Publishes on Properties of a Composite Polymer under Changing Temperatures

Dr. Anthony Stender

A new research article appearing in Materials Today includes a contribution from Dr. Anthony Stender titled “High stiffness polymer composite with tunable transparency.” The paper characterizes the properties of a composite polymer under changing temperature conditions, and the work was for a project led by Pulickel Ajayan and Chandra Sekhar […]

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January 29, 2018 at 11:07 amResearch

Transfer Tip | Complete Your Foreign Language Requirement as Soon as Possible

Kristi Conrad

By Kristi Conrad Academic Advisor and Transfer Specialist Transfer students should consider taking their foreign language courses as soon as possible. The College of Arts & Sciences has a foreign language requirement for graduation. Students in Bachelor of Arts programs are required to meet the 2120 level in a foreign […]

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January 29, 2018 at 10:27 amAnnouncements News

Advising Tip | If You Are Graduating This May, Plan Ahead!

Tetyana Dovbnya

By Tetyana Dovbnya Academic Advisor / International Student Advising Specialist Change can be difficult, especially when you’re faced with major milestones like graduation. So, this week I want to encourage all of our seniors who will be leaving Athens this May to make the transition easier and plan ahead! Apply […]

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January 29, 2018 at 10:18 amAnnouncements News

Students Talk Transportation in Little Cities of Black Diamonds Day

Students Talk Transportation in Little Cities of Black Diamonds Day

Sociology students were among the presenters when the Ohio village of Shawnee celebrated Little Cities of Black Diamonds Day in October with a focus on the evolution of transportation—from Native American footpaths, to railroads, to the modern highways and recreational trails that cross the region. The day is hosted by […]

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January 29, 2018 at 9:35 amIn Class News

Alicke in Psychology Today | What If a Mass-Murderer Has No Motive?

Dr. Mark Alicke

Dr. Mark Alicke, Professor of Psychology, authored a column in Psychology Today headlined “What If a Mass-Murderer Has No Motive?” …What the search for motive is about, I think, is the psychological well-being of the rest of us who have to live with the possibility that such events could occur […]

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January 28, 2018 at 2:31 pmIn the News