Archive for January, 2019

Translation Club Interprets for Three Visiting Delegations

OUTC Advisor Dr. María Postigo (center) interpreting for the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE) in the Spring of 2018. OUTC President Victor Niro (left) and OUTC Vice President Spencer Cappelli (right) interpreting for the Universidad de Manizales (Colombia) in the fall of 2018.

Since its formation in 2017, the Ohio University Translation Club has been a valuable resource, providing the university with fast and reliable interpreting services. So far, the club has carried out translations and interpreted for three delegations who came to Ohio University to strengthen their partnerships between various programs. The […]

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January 22, 2019 at 11:12 amNews

Ganeshan Co-authors Article on Service Learning and Spanish Verbal Aspect

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan, Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Modern Languages Department, published an article on the impact of service learning on students’ understanding of the Spanish verbal aspect. Ganeshan co-authored the article with Dr. Cecilia Tocaimaza-Hatch of the University of Nebraska Omaha Foreign Languages and Literature Department. The article, […]

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January 22, 2019 at 10:28 amResearch

CHI Director’s Message | Spring Kicks Off with Coming Home from War Public Events

Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer

By Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer Associate Professor of History & Director of the Contemporary History Institute Welcome back to all our current students and faculty affiliates! We have an exciting spring semester ahead. Among the highlights, the Baker Peace Conference (“Temple of Peace? International Cooperation and Stability since 1945”) will take […]

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January 21, 2019 at 9:25 amNews

Alumni News | Russell Publishes Essay, ‘The Only Black Man in Medina, North Dakota’

Phillip Russell

by Kristin Distel An essay by Creative Writing alum Phillip Russell (’18M) was published in Entropy. The essay, titled “The Only Black Man in Medina, North Dakota,” formed the basis of Russell’s Ohio University master’s degree thesis. Connect with Russell on LinkedIn. “The Only Black Man in Medina, North Dakota” […]

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January 20, 2019 at 6:13 pmAlumni Alumni in the News

CHI Congratulates 2 New History Ph.D. Alumni, 3 Master’s Graduates

Dr. Lance Poston

The Contemporary History Institute congratulates two newly minted History Ph.D. alumni of the institute, along with three master’s students who graduated in December. Two Defend Doctoral Dissertations Dr. Lance Poston defended his doctoral dissertation “Deconstructing Sodom and Gommorah: An Intervention in the Mythology of Black Homophobia” in September under the […]

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January 20, 2019 at 5:04 pmNews

Alumni News | Magazine Profiles Novotny Mulrooney, Special Counsel at FedEx Groung

The Pittsburgh Magazine profiled Ohio University alum Jennifer Novotny Mulrooney in its Women & Business feature, “Jennifer Novotny Mulrooney is Senior Counsel, Business Transactions at FedEx Ground and Member and Secretary of the Governing Board of Directors at Pressley Ridge.” Mulrooney earned two OHIO degrees, a B.A. in Political Science-Pre-Law and […]

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January 20, 2019 at 10:52 amAlumni in the News In the News

Gilbert Wins Best Paper from Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

Anthony Gilbert

Biological Sciences graduate student Anthony Gilbert was awarded the Division of Ecology and Evolution Raymond B. Huey Best Student Paper Award at the international Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology conference in Tampa, held Jan. 3-7. Gilbert was selected from more than 70 applicants to present his talk in a session at […]

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January 20, 2019 at 9:10 amResearch