Archive for November, 2018

OHIO Women | Francine Childs Provides ‘Place to Gather’

Francine Childs stirs emotion in the crowd as she speaks during a panel discussion held in Frontroom on January 23, 2015. Photo by Olivia Wallace

The OHIO Women magazine featured Dr. Francine C. Childs, Professor Emerita at African American Studies at Ohio University, in a story headlined “A place to gather.” Over the years, Childs’ Elliott Street home became a gathering place for many as she echoed her grandmother’s principles of hospitality and good works. … Every year, Childs […]

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November 20, 2018 at 2:38 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Chemistry Conference Brings Nearly 200 Chemists to OHIO

OHIO Chemistry & Biochemistry students (attendees and volunteers) with conference co-organizers Drs. Travis White and Jessica White.

Drs. Jessica White and Travis White, assistant professors of Chemistry & Biochemistry, welcomed nearly 200 chemists from 20 universities and colleges in Ohio and surrounding states (Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky and West Virginia) to the 2018 Ohio Inorganic Weekend in Athens on Nov. 9 and 10. This conference has been held […]

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November 20, 2018 at 1:47 pmNews

Post Quotes Creative Writer O’Keeffe on ‘State of Artistic Field’

Patrick O'Keeffe

Patrick O’Keeffe, Associate Professor of English at Ohio University, was quoted in a Post story headlined “Creative writers weigh in on state of artistic field.” Patrick O’Keeffe, an associate professor of English, has published two works of fiction. He, too, came to love reading and writing at a young age, […]

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November 19, 2018 at 3:34 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Eagle Scout Wants to Study Geology at Ohio University

The Logan Daily News reports that Logan Hill School senior Jerry June of Gore, Ohio, earned the Eagle Scout award and plans to enroll at Ohio University and study geology. The newspaper describes his Eagle Scout project: Being that he has a high interest in history, June decided to restore […]

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November 19, 2018 at 3:15 pmIn the News Students in the News

News Sources Quote Jellison on Melania Trump Calling for Aide to be Fired

Dr. Katherine Jellison, portrait

AFP global news service quoted Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Newly assertive Melania Trump puts the first back in First Lady.” Washington (AFP) – In the White House this week, Trump’s the boss. Melania Trump, that is. … And Katherine Jellison, […]

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November 19, 2018 at 2:42 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | DeVos, Title IX and Due Process

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “Doing Things Right: Betsy DeVos, Title IX And Due Process.” It took 149 pages of quasi-incomprehensible prose to state, but the U.S. Department of Education has finally done something positive: it has issued a […]

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November 18, 2018 at 2:10 pmFaculty in the News In the News

CBC News Cites Dutcher Study on Telecommuting and Productivity

Dr. Glenn Dutcher

Dr. Glenn Dutcher, Assistant Professor of Economics, was quoted in a widely circulated CBC story headlined “Who gets more done — office workers or telecommuters?” In a tight labour market, workers with in-demand skills may have the leverage they need to snag coveted telecommuting privileges. But seasoned remote workers and […]

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November 16, 2018 at 3:16 pmFaculty in the News In the News