Archive for December, 2018

Workshop and Publication Successes from Fiction Students

Hillary Foreman

Ohio University alum Madeline ffitch recently gave a reading at Reed College in Oregon, in addition to teaching a prose writing workshop at Stuart’s Opera House. She will also teach a course titled “Don’t Kill Your Darlings Yet: The Bold Art of Revision” at Hugo House in Seattle in spring […]

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December 29, 2018 at 9:45 pmAlumni Research

Alumni News | Romasco Moore’s New Book Praised in New York Times

Maria Romasco Moore

Ohio University alum Maria Romasco Moore’s new book, Ghostographs: An Album (Rose Metal Press), received enthusiastic accolades. New York Times book reviewer Amal El-Mohtar praises the book’s originality and hybridity, noting in particular the multimodal combination of text and images. “Each story takes up a single page opposite an image, and […]

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December 29, 2018 at 8:37 pmAlumni Alumni in the News

Primatologist Rothman Visits OHIO for Talk About Nutritional Ecology

Jessica Rothman in Uganda.

By Richard Morris ’20 This Fall semester the Biological Sciences Department welcomed Jessica Rothman, a professor and primatologist at Hunter College in New York City, for a public lecture about her research. Rothman’s studies, which have focused primarily on the forests of Uganda since 1997, deal with the nutritional ecology […]

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December 21, 2018 at 2:51 pmNews

Rosen and Thankachan Present on ‘BYOD in Indian Classrooms’

A teacher using his phone in class. Photo by Matt Rosen.

By Richard Morris, ’20 Dr. Matthew Rosen and Dr. Briju Thankachan presented  “Informal Practices and Innovations in Teaching and Learning: BYOD in Indian Classrooms” at the 2018 Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention in Kansas City, Mo. Rosen, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, and Thankachan, Director of […]

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December 21, 2018 at 2:35 pmResearch

New Ohio Review Has Record Year, Goes More ‘New,’ More ‘Ohio’

New Ohio Review Issue 24

by Dr. Dave Wanczyk, editor of New Ohio Review, and Tom Tiberio, managing editor of New Ohio Review This year, New Ohio Review grew markedly. In addition to our print issues 23 and 24—which featured writers like Danusha Lameris, Alan Shapiro, Analia Villagra, Chiyuma Elliott, Kyle Minor, Jacqueline Osherow, Billy […]

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December 21, 2018 at 8:20 amNews

Wealth and Poverty | Spring 2019 Kicks Off with Week on Immigrants

Wealth and Poverty | Spring 2019 Kicks Off with Week on Immigrants

  The Wealth and Poverty theme presents the following events for Spring 2019. All events are free and open to the public. Wealth and Poverty Week on Immigrants Immigration is a significant political issue across the world. An estimated 258 million people worldwide live in a country other than their country of birth. […]

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December 20, 2018 at 2:55 pmEvents News

Colvin Becomes a VoiceThread Certified Educator

Dr. Robert Colvin

Dr. Robert Colvin, Professor and Chair Biological Sciences, has become a VoiceThread Certified Educator. VoiceThread is an interactive collaboration and sharing tool that enables users to add images, documents and videos, and to which other users can add voice, text, audio file or video comments. It can be used in […]

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December 18, 2018 at 1:40 pmIn Class News