Archive for April, 2018

Girls Invited to Tech Savvy, Full Day of STEM Activities

Girls Invited to Tech Savvy, Full Day of STEM Activities

Girls in grades 6-9 are invited to Tech Savvy, hosted by Ohio University on May 12. The full day of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities with real scientists runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Walter Hall. The cost is $12 online or $10 if you send […]

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April 20, 2018 at 3:12 pmNews

Jaramillo Places First in Society of Physics Students Research Conference

Dr. Douglas Clowe and senior Michael Jaramillo

Six Ohio University undergraduate Physics and Astronomy students presented an overview of their projects undertaken the previous summer, during the 2018 Society of Physics Students Research Conference held recently in Walter Hall. The presentations were reviewed by a panel of two faculty judges. Society of Physics (SPS) Faculty Adviser Dr. […]

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April 20, 2018 at 2:15 pmNews

Musaraj Article Examines Satire, Intimacy of Corruption in Albania Investigative TV Show

Dr. Smoki Musaraj

Dr. Smoki Musaraj, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, authored an article on “Corruption, Right On! Hidden Cameras, Satire and Intimacies of Anti-corruption” in Current Anthropology. Abstract: Since 2002, the satirical investigative television show Fiks Fare (“Right On!” or “Exactly”) has aired immediately after prime-time news at a leading national broadcasting […]

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April 20, 2018 at 1:28 pmResearch

Alumni News | Peckham Gives Keynote at West Virginia 40 Under 40 Awards

Dr. Rachael Peckham

Dr. Rachael Peckham, Associate Professor of English at Marshall University, gave the keynote at the annual Generation Next: 40 Under 40 awards in Charleston, W.V., reports the State Journal in a story headlined “Generation Next recognizes up-and-coming community leaders.” Also see “Notable Alumni Spotlight | Rachael Peckham Teaches Creative Writing […]

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April 20, 2018 at 1:16 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Jessica Roth awarded Sara Katherine Ullman Memorial Internship

Jessica Roth awarded Sara Katherine Ullman Memorial Internship

Jessica Roth received this year’s Sara Katherine Ullman Memorial Internship and will soon be heading off this summer to work as an intern at Amnesty International office in Washington, D.C. Roth is an undergraduate in the Honors Tutorial College program in Sociology but also is completing second and third majors […]

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April 20, 2018 at 12:04 pmNews

Political Science Students Sarah Strinka and Alissa Iwaniuk Win Paper Awards

Sarah Strinka

Political Science students Sarah Strinka and Alissa Iwaniuk are winners of the Karen Jenkins-King undergraduate and graduate paper awards for 2018. Iwaniuk, a second-year student completing the M.A. in Political Science, received this year’s Jenkins-King Award for best graduate essay. Her essay, “When Worlds Collide: The Intersection of Eurasian Regionalism, […]

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April 20, 2018 at 12:03 pmAnnouncements

Fall 2018 | Course Helps Students Get Ready for Job, Financial Decisions

Alan J. McMillan

Alan J. McMillan, founder of LearnEarnRetire, teaches a Fall 2018 Wealth & Poverty course designed to help students develop an early strategy for employabilty and a financial plan for being smart with their money—all aimed at financial independence over the course of their careers. CAS 2402X: Transitions – From Campus […]

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April 20, 2018 at 10:40 amNews