Archive for October, 2018

Minor Publishes Innovative Essay on Disposability, Mississippi River

Sarah Minor, doctoral candidate in creative writing

by Kristin Distel Sarah Minor, Ph.D. candidate in English (nonfiction), recently published an essay, “Foul Chutes,” in Ninth Letter literary magazine. Minor refers to the essay as a “blown up” version of a previously published piece—an essay that examined the history of the laundry chute—which she felt needed revision and […]

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October 25, 2018 at 9:52 amStudents in the News

A&S Homecoming Tent Shows off Student-Grown Produce, Alumni Connections & Building Projects

A&S Homecoming Tent Shows off Student-Grown Produce, Alumni Connections & Building Projects

Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis, alumni and VIPs stopped by the College of Arts & Science’s tent during Homecoming 2018, getting a taste of student-grown produce, talking to alumni, and learning about Ellis Hall renovations and the new chemistry building through a virtual tour. He sampled fresh vegetables and […]

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October 24, 2018 at 5:07 pmAlumni News

Alumni News | Carlston Named Midwestern State University’s 2018 Hardin Professor

Dr. David Carlston

Ohio University alum Dr. David Carlston, Professor of Psychology at Midwestern State University, was named MSU’s 2018 Hardin Professor, the university’s highest honor bestowed upon a faculty member. Connect with Carlston on LinkedIn. The event was reported on MSU’s Facebook page: Carlston came to MSU Texas in 2004 as Assistant […]

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October 24, 2018 at 3:53 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Kendhammer’s New Book Chronicles Boko Haram Impact on Nigeria

Dr. Brandon Kendhammer

A new book on Boko Haram co-authored by Dr. Brandon Kendhammer, Associate Professor of Political Science at Ohio University, is a social history of one of Africa’s deadliest terrorist groups and its impact on Nigerian political and social life. “Drawing on years of research, Boko Haram is a timely addition […]

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October 24, 2018 at 3:12 pmResearch

Martin’s Second Book, ‘In Country,’ Forthcoming in November

Hugh Martin

by Kristin Distel Doctoral student Hugh Martin’s second book, a collection of poems titled In Country, is being published by BOA Editions. The book draws heavily on Martin’s own experiences as an Iraq War veteran; he served six years in the Army National Guard as an M1A1 Tanker. In Country […]

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October 24, 2018 at 3:02 pmResearch

Teach English in the Cloud Forest: A New Practicum and Internship Opportunity

From left: Dr. David Bell (Linguistics), Dr. Art Trese (Environmental & Plant Biology), and Dr. Theresa Moran (Food Studies) and the schoolchildren of Yunguilla with their Food Studies stickers.

Linguistics and the Food Studies theme announce the addition of undergraduate and graduate internship and practicum opportunities teaching English in Yunguilla, Ecuador. Students can use the Food Studies internship option in Yunguilla for their LING 4920/5920 Practicum in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) or as their LING 4912/5912 […]

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October 24, 2018 at 2:01 pmNews

Alumni News | WOUB Interviews Dr. Frank Papay about Face Transplant

WOUB interviews Dr. Frank Papay. Photo by WOUB.

WOUB interviewed Ohio University alumnus Dr. Frank Papay, chair of the Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Institute at the Cleveland Clinic Health System, who was featured recently on the cover of National Geographic about a woman’s face transplant. Papay earned a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from the College of Arts & […]

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October 24, 2018 at 8:17 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News