Archive for March, 2019

Anthony George’s Mastery of Japanese Language Enhances His Skills to Develop His Career

Anthony George’s Mastery of Japanese Language Enhances His Skills to Develop His Career

The Linguistics Department at Ohio University is very proud of howOhio University alumnus Anthony George utilized the Japanese language program to shape his future career. Currently, he is working in Columbus, Ohio at Batelle. In 2018, he completed his M.S. in Electrical Engineering at the University of Tokyo, a premier […]

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March 31, 2019 at 10:20 pmAlumni

Two Alumni Lead Field Trip to Urban Redevelopment Sites in Columbus

Kyle May, senior planner at planning NEXT in Columbus, explains students about the city’s ongoing building boom and resulting gentrification.

Dr. Yeong Kim took 22 students, mostly from her Urban Geography class, but also from Geography-Urban Planning and Sustainability, International Development Studies, and the Wealth and Poverty certificate, to Downtown Columbus on March 30 to investigate several redevelopment sites, including the Scioto Mile, Franklinton, Short North, and Arena District. Although […]

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March 31, 2019 at 8:02 pmIn Class News

Register for June RWSA Business Meeting

Registration is now open for the Rural Women’s Studies Association annual business meeting. The meeting will take place during the Agricultural History Society conference in Washington, DC. Date: June 6, 2019. Time: 7:15-8:20 a.m. Place: Washington’s Hamilton Hotel (AHS conference headquarters). Cost: $10 for students and $15 for all others. […]

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March 31, 2019 at 2:48 pmUncategorized

Dean’s Message | Equipping Our Students for Success

Joseph Shields, Vice President for Research & Creative Activity and Dean of Ohio University's Graduate College attends the 3 Minute Thesis Competition at the Stocker Center on February 15, 2017. Photo by Daniel Owen

 By Dr. Joseph Shields Interim Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences As I write this letter, the emerging signs of spring provide a harbinger of new beginnings as another group of students takes flight for the next stage of their life following Commencement in early May. At […]

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March 29, 2019 at 1:12 pmAlumni

Marie Claire Quotes Mischkowski Study on ‘How to Argue Respectfully’

Dr. Dominik Mischkowski

Dr. Dominik Mischkowski, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, had a study quoted in a Marie Claire story headlined “How to Argue (Respectfully).” The study “Flies on the Wall Are Less Aggressive,” by visiting assistant professor of psychology at Ohio University Dominik Mischkowski, et al., offers a simple […]

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March 29, 2019 at 8:09 amIn the News

CLJC MA Program: Elective Course Offerings for Fall 2019, On Campus

CLJC MA Program: Elective Course Offerings for Fall 2019, On Campus

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture is offering the following graduate courses on campus in fall 2019 for the MA in Law, Justice & Culture. Students may complete the program across two semesters of coursework on the Athens campus. The courses focus on the theoretical and methodological traditions of […]

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March 28, 2019 at 4:55 pmNews

Burmeister Interviewed for ‘Bikers Beyond the Bars’

Dr. Larry Burmeister

Dr. Larry Burmeister, Professor of Sociology, was interviewed by the Post for a story headlined “Bikers Beyond the Bars.” The shared interests and ideas among bikers as a group are what shape them into the defining subculture they are. Throughout history, bikers have carried a somewhat deviant reputation, but Larry […]

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March 28, 2019 at 11:51 amFaculty in the News In the News