Archive for October, 2018

Anthropology Advising Event, Monday, Oct. 22

Anthropology Advising Event, Monday, Oct. 22

Please join us for our Anthropology Advising Event Monday, Oct. 22 in Bentley Hall 110 from 4:30pm to 6:00pm. All Anthropology Majors and Minors are encouraged to attend! Topics include: Spring Courses, Research and Internship Opportunities, Certificates, Themes, and Other Special Resources for Students! Don’t miss the opportunity to spend […]

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October 19, 2018 at 5:13 pmEvents News

ffitch Publishes Debut Novel, ‘Stay and Fight’

ffitch Publishes Debut Novel, ‘Stay and Fight’

Dr. Madeline ffitch’s debut novel, Stay and Fight, has been accepted by national publisher Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. The novel also serves as ffitch’s doctoral dissertation, which she successfully defended on October 5. It will appear in print in Spring 2019. Description from the publisher: Set in a region known […]

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October 19, 2018 at 2:41 amNews

Goodwin’s New York Times Opinion Piece Inspires Radio Documentary

A New York Times opinion piece from last year written by Ohio University and Contemporary History Institute alum Gerald Goodwin ’14Ph.D. has spawned a radio documentary. Goodwin analyzes the experiences of African American soldiers during the Vietnam War and racial issues in the combat zone, research that he based on his 2014 doctoral dissertation, “Race […]

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October 18, 2018 at 12:38 pmAlumni Alumni in the News

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 4th Annual Reunion and Roundtable

Friday, October 19, 2018                 1 pm – 2 pm Galbreath Chapel Kick-off & Welcome: Cindy Anderson, WGSS Program Director Facilitator: Julie White, WGSS Faculty Keynote Address: The Matriarchy is Coming: On Mothering and BigLaw Ashley Senary Dahlberg, ’07 BA/MA, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP , San Antonio, TX   […]

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October 18, 2018 at 10:39 amNews

Work That Matters Fair Featured Nelsonville Music Festival, Buckeye Ranch and More

Work That Matters Fair Featured Nelsonville Music Festival, Buckeye Ranch and More

By Richard Morris Twenty-five different organizations were in attendance, offering opportunities for non-profit work both local and abroad. at the Ohio University non-profit and service fair, Work That Matters, on Oct. 10. Work That Matters was designed for students across a wide range of life and career considerations: be it […]

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October 17, 2018 at 3:43 pmAnnouncements

Alumni News | Rice Enjoys Safety Manager Role, Reflects on Student, Army, Study Abroad Experiences

Colin Rice at Windsor Castle in London, England, around New Year’s 2018.

By Richard Morris ’20 History-Pre-Law Major, English Minor Ohio University alum Colin Rice ’12 spent several years abroad, both in the Army and as a student, before eventually landing a job at Bellisio Foods, one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of frozen foods. Rice has spent the last four years […]

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October 17, 2018 at 3:34 pmAlumni

Katebi’s Class Project Leads to a More Accurate Way to Classify Galaxy Images

Katebi’s Class Project Leads to a More Accurate Way to Classify Galaxy Images

An Ohio University computer science class project sparked interest among the Artificial Intelligence community and led to an invitation to present the results at a recent AI meetup in Atlanta, Georgia. Reza Katebi, an astrophysics doctoral student in Physics & Astronomy was enrolled in the Deep Learning class taught by […]

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October 17, 2018 at 1:52 pmIn Class News