Archive for April, 2019

Vedder in Forbes | Does Attending Elite Colleges Make You Happy?

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “Does Attending Elite Colleges Make You Happy? Lessons From The Admissions Scandal.” The Ivy League schools have announced their acceptance rates for the class of 2023, ranging from a low of 4.5% at […]

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April 22, 2019 at 4:29 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Linguistics Faculty Present at TESOL, Meet Alumni

From left, Dr. Lara Wallace (ELIP faculty),Tanya Bychkovska (M.A. alumna), Dr. Edna Lima (ELIP faculty), Zoe Zawadzki (M.A. student), and Anastasiia Kryzhanivska (M.A. alumna)

Linguistics faculty and a graduate student presented at the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages International Convention and English Expo in March. The Ohio University Linguistics group also met up with alumni as teachers and scholars from around the world converged in Atlanta for the TESOL expo. Two […]

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April 22, 2019 at 4:20 pmStudents in the News

Alumni News | Yoshimura Returns as Visiting Scholar in Linguistics

Alumna Fumiko Yoshimura, Visiting Scholar in the Linguistics Department

Fumiko Yoshimura, a visiting professor from Tohoku Gakuin University, is excited to return to the Linguistics Department after more than 20 years. The Ohio University alumna will be a Visiting Scholar for several months to observe classes and tutoring sessions in the English Language Improvement Program. She finds this opportunity […]

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April 22, 2019 at 4:05 pmAlumni

Osborn, Angers Receive 2018-19 Graduate Student Mentor Award

Kaley Angers

Psychology graduate students Hannah Osborn and Kaley Angers were selected as the 2018-19 recipients of the Graduate Student Mentor Award. The Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor Award was established by the Psychology Department to encourage and recognize exemplary mentoring of undergraduate psychology majors by psychology graduate students. Any graduate student in […]

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April 22, 2019 at 2:24 pmNews

Pereira Takes First for Work on Brazil Electorate Behavior

Graduate student Bruna Pereira won first prize in Arts and Humanities 1 for her study, “The Impact of the Period of Crisis on the Electorate Behavior in Brazil.”

Several Modern Languages students presented their research and projects at Ohio University’s Student Research and Creative Activity Expo on April 11. Graduate student Bruna Pereira (M.A. Economics, M.A. Latin American Studies and Portuguese instructor in Modern Languages) won first prize in Arts and Humanities 1 for her study, “The Impact […]

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April 22, 2019 at 1:32 pmResearch

Beard Presents on Political Satire, Freedom of Press in 19th Century France

Morgan Beard (HTC French) presents his thesis research project on “Political Satire and Freedom of the Press in 19th Century France.”

Several Modern Languages students presented their research and projects at Ohio University’s Student Research and Creative Activity Expo on April 11. Honors Tutorial College French student Morgan Beard presented his thesis research titled “Political Satire and Freedom of the Press in 19th Century France.” He was advised by Dr. Lois […]

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April 22, 2019 at 1:24 pmResearch

Broughton Project on Mayan Movement Takes Expo Second

From left, Katherine Broughton poses with her thesis adviser Dr. Betsy Partyka), professor of Spanish.

Several Modern Languages students presented their research and projects at Ohio University’s Student Research and Creative Activity Expo on April 11. Senior Katherine Broughton, Honors Tutorial College Spanish major, won second place in Arts and Humanities 2 with her thesis presentation, “Stories of Survivance: Revitalizing Mayan Culture through Public Art […]

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April 22, 2019 at 1:15 pmNews Research