Archive for September, 2018

Visiting Professor Yutaka Hirata Reflects on Stay at Ohio University

During his stay in Athens, Hirata met with neuroscience students from the Honors Tutorial College.

By Amanda Biederman Chubu University Professor Yutaka Hirata recently returned home after spending five weeks in Athens as part of Ohio University’s Robert Glidden Visiting Professor program. Hirata was hosted through the Biological Sciences Department. Hirata is a professor in the Department of Robotic Science and Technology in the College […]

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September 29, 2018 at 5:23 pmResearch

One Island at a Time, Bikowski Collaborates across Indonesia

Bikowski with conference attendees at Duta Wacana Christian University, Indonesia

For Dr. Dawn Bikowski, a trip to Indonesia was a chance to give plenary and workshop presentations, meet with alumni, and make new connections. Bikowski, Director of the English Language Improvement Program’s Academic & Global Communication Program in the Linguistics Department, gave the opening plenary for the Task Design and […]

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September 28, 2018 at 2:07 pmNews

OHIO Student Farm Prepares for Winter with Squash Harvest

Student interns, Ange Heese and Lydia Beardsley, pose with squash varieties harvested from the OHIO Student Farm.

As the colder months approach us this fall, the colder-weather crops at the OHIO Student Farm are becoming ready for harvest. A recent harvest at the farm included about a dozen blue hubbard squashes, an heirloom squash variety. From this blue hubbard squash harvest, students learn not only about growing […]

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September 28, 2018 at 1:43 pmNews

40 Alumni Return for Salzburg 50th Anniversary Celebration

2019 Program – Maria Alm, Austria

The Modern Languages Department celebrated the 50th anniversary of its study abroad program in Salzburg, Austria, in September. Since 1968, Ohio University students have been traveling to Austria to refine and expand their German skills. Initially, a collaboration with Bowling Green State University offered an academic year abroad for more […]

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September 28, 2018 at 9:41 amNews

Ganeshan Authors Article on Lexical Semantics of Spanish Psychological Verbs

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan, Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Modern Languages Department, published an article titled “Examining agentivity in Spanish reverse-psych verbs” on the lexical semantics of Spanish psychological verbs in the journal Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics (2018). Abstract: In Spanish reverse-psychological verbs, the experiencer argument can have accusative […]

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September 28, 2018 at 9:00 amResearch

Moore Named DePauw’s Distinguished Visiting Professor of Creative Writing

Dinty W. Moore

English Professor Dinty W. Moore has been named DePauw University’s Mary Rogers Field and Marion Field-McKenna Distinguished Visiting Professor of Creative Writing and will spend the Spring 2019 Semester teaching and promoting nonfiction writing at the Indiana college. Endowed by J. David Field, professor emeritus of English at DePauw, the […]

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September 26, 2018 at 8:47 pmResearch

Seven Political Science Faculty Honored at Newsmakers Gala

Dr. Sara Poggione and President M. Duane Nellis at the OHIO Newsmakers Gala.

Ohio University recognized faculty whose research and expertise was featured in news media stories at the Faculty Newsmakers Gala on Sept. 20.  Seven Political Science Department professors were honored among the 378 Ohio University faculty newsmakers who contributed to news coverage from over 1,000 different media outlets including the Wall […]

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September 26, 2018 at 3:26 pmAnnouncements