Archive for September, 2018

Hicks in Dispatch | Space Force Would Encourage Weaponizing, Not Exploring

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Space Force would encourage weaponizing, not exploring, space.” In 1967, several countries, including the United States, signed the Outer Space Treaty, which provided the basic cooperation principles for the human race […]

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September 26, 2018 at 1:36 pmFaculty in the News In the News

100 Arts & Sciences Faculty Honored at OHIO Newsmakers Gala

Faculty honored at 2018 Newsmakers Gala.

One hundred faculty members of the College of Arts & Sciences were honored Sept. 20 at the fourth-annual OHIO Newsmakers Gala, and Katherine Jellison, Professor and Chair of History, was again the year’s most-quoted faculty member. University Communications and Marketing, in partnership with the Office of the Executive Vice President […]

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September 26, 2018 at 11:12 amNews

Post Quotes Poggione on Possible Ohio Blue Wave

Dr. Sarah Poggione

Dr. Sarah Poggione, Associate Professor & Chair of Political Science at Ohio University, was quoted in a Post article headlined “Election 2018: Is the ‘Blue Wave’ coming to Ohio?” “While I think there is a lot of evidence, even here in Ohio, that there will be a Blue Wave, or at least […]

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September 26, 2018 at 8:09 amFaculty in the News In the News

Simpson Meets with Faculty and Students, Talks about Self-Determination

Dr. Brad Simpson meets with History Department faculty and graduate students as well as Indonesian Student Union representatives.

Dr. Brad Simpson recently visited Ohio University, kicking off the Contemporary History Institute’s fall semester speaker series. Simpson teaches and researches 20th century U.S. foreign relations and international history in the History Department of the University of Connecticut and has a joint appointment with the Asian and Asian American Studies […]

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September 25, 2018 at 7:41 pmNews

Food Matters Club Visits the Athen’s Farmers Market

Food Matters Club Members gather for a photo, mid-visit, at the Athens Farmers Market.

The Food Matters Club, a student organization associated with the Food Studies theme at Ohio University, made a group trip to the Athens Farmers Market on Sept. 22. While many club members attend the market regularly, for some club members, the visit was their first time experiencing the Athens Farmers […]

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September 25, 2018 at 1:50 pmNews

Career Corner | Szinte Gets Ohio EPA Scholarship; 2019 Applications Due Jan. 15

Amanda Szinte

Ohio University undergraduate student Amanda Szinte was awarded the Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education Scholarship. Szinte is a Biological Sciences–Wildlife Conservation major and an Environmental & Plant Biology minor. The scholarship is awarded to those demonstrating knowledge and career commitment to the environmental sciences or environmental engineering. Szinte was one of […]

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September 25, 2018 at 9:46 amNews

Happy Beginnings | Psychology Alum Accepted to OHIO Medical School

From left, Dr. Coveda Stewart and Joselyn Hines

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. by Kristin Distel Ohio University alum Joselyn Hines (’18 Psychology), who is studying to be a physician, has big dreams—and the drive to achieve them. Hines […]

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September 24, 2018 at 2:21 pmAlumni