Archive for March, 2018

Internships | Frank Walked in and Asked If They Needed Summer Help

Billie Frank

Billie Frank ’18 stayed in Athens last summer to take some courses. She added an internship to her summer schedule by walking into the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Athens County and asking if they needed summer help. “They did end up needing an intern because their regular interns had […]

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March 23, 2018 at 3:26 pmIn the News News Students in the News

Apply by April 11 for ‘Teaching in Challenging Times’ Spotlight on Learning Conference

Registrations for the 2018 Spotlight on Learning Conference are due by April 11. This year’s event is May 3 in Baker University Center and will feature several concurrent sessions on topics related to the theme “Teaching in Challenging Times.” Apply online and see the schedule. All OHIO faculty, instructors, administrators, […]

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March 23, 2018 at 11:18 amAnnouncements

Gilbert Receives Donald Clippinger Graduate Fellowship

Anthony Gilbert

Biological Sciences doctoral student Anthony Gilbert received the 2018-19 Donald Clippinger Graduate Fellowship from Ohio University. “Your project, ‘Evolutionary Responses to Global Climate Change in Desert Reptiles,’ affirms the excellence in research and creative activity currently underway at Ohio University,” said Dr. David Koonce, Associate Dean of the Graduate College. […]

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March 23, 2018 at 10:45 amNews Research

Lovelace Receives John Cady Graduate Fellowship

Alexander Lovelace, Ph.D. candidate

History doctoral student Alexander Lovelace received the John Cady Graduate Fellowship from Ohio University for the 2018-19 academic year. The award is one of five named competitive fellowships awarded by the Graduate College and for which any nominated OHIO graduate student is eligible. “Your project, ‘Total Coverage: How Media Shaped […]

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March 23, 2018 at 10:20 amNews Research

Washington Post Quotes Jellison on ‘How are Donald and Melania doing?

Dr. Katherine Jellison, portrait

The Washington Post quoted Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor and Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “How are Donald and Melania doing? Why America cares about the presidential marriage.” Asking “How is the Trump marriage” isn’t just a matter of idle gossip, said Katherine Jellison, an Ohio […]

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March 23, 2018 at 9:04 amFaculty in the News In the News

Iwate Prefectural University Thanks OHIO for Tsunami Relief, Collaboration

Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis and Iwate Prefectural University Vice President, University Administration, Dr. Jun Ishido

Excerpted from Compass By the Office of Global Affairs Ohio University welcomed several officials from Japan’s Iwate Prefectural University to Athens in February. The IPU representatives were hosted by the Linguistics Department and took part in a wide range of other events. One main collaboration that OHIO has been working […]

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March 22, 2018 at 4:53 pmNews

Joseph Shields Named Interim Dean of College of Arts & Sciences

Joseph Shields, Vice President for Research & Creative Activity and Dean of Ohio University's Graduate College attends the 3 Minute Thesis Competition at the Stocker Center on February 15, 2017. Photo by Daniel Owen

Excepted from Compass Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis and Interim Executive Vice President and Provost Elizabeth Sayrs announced the appointment of Dr. Joseph Shields as Interim Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences beginning May 12. Shields, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, has served as OHIO’s Vice President […]

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March 22, 2018 at 4:35 pmNews