Archive for June, 2019

Six OHIO Students Headed to Japan to Study at Hokuriku University

From left, Dr. Chris Thompson, Iris Edmonson, Kevin Balk (GRS and program participant), Emily Burns (kneeling), and Sabrah Paul. Nicholas Gagliano and Amanda Kantor were unavailable for photo.

Six students currently taking Japanese language courses will study abroad this summer as participants in the annual one-month Hokuriku University Summer Intensive Japanese Language Program at Hokuriku University in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. Going to Japan are Ohio University students Kevin Balk (a first-year student in the East Asian Studies M.A.), […]

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June 7, 2019 at 4:48 pmIn Class News

How to Take Advantage of Being a Student and an Instructor at the Same Time

By Leandro Arsenio Hernandez Teaching Assistant in Modern Languages Being a graduate student and overseeing a class during the same semester can sometimes be overwhelming. Have you ever thought about how these two roles are interconnected? Do not split yourself in two! Being an instructor can help you to become […]

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June 6, 2019 at 3:08 pmIn Class

Rosser Named General Editor of Hollis Summers Poetry Prize

Dr. J. Allyn Rosser

From Compass The Ohio University Press welcomes esteemed poet and Professor of English J. Allyn Rosser as general editor of the annual Hollis Summers Poetry Prize. David Sanders, founder and general editor of the poetry prize, is retiring after 20 years of devoted service. Named for the distinguished poet who […]

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June 6, 2019 at 2:57 pmFaculty in the News In the News News

Rep. Stivers Recognizes Muhammad in Statement on International Education

Rebin Muhammad

From Compass and the Office of Global Affairs Ohio University graduate student Rebin Muhammad was recognized in the U.S. Congress recently as part of a statement by U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers about the importance of international education. Muhammad is a doctoral student and Teaching Assistant in Mathematics at OHIO. Stivers, who […]

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June 6, 2019 at 2:36 pmIn the News News Students in the News

Alumni News | Chen Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Dr. Jue Chen and her uncle at her 1993 OHIO graduation. Photo courtesy of: Dr. Chen

From Compass Ohio University alumna Dr. Jue Chen ’93 has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Chen earned a B.S. in Chemistry from the Honors Tutorial College. She and is now an investigator at Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the William E. Ford Professor of Biochemistry at the […]

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June 6, 2019 at 1:51 pmAlumni

Six OHIO Students Selected as Fulbright Students

Max Annable at West Point Academy

Six Ohio University students have been selected as recipients for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and will spend eight to 12 months working to promote international education and cultural exchange in host countries across Asia, Europe and South America, according to an Ohio University news release. The Fulbright U.S. Student […]

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June 6, 2019 at 1:22 pmNews

College Fix: ‘Renowned Economist Offers More Than a Dozen Solutions for Fixing Higher Education’

College Fix: ‘Renowned Economist Offers More Than a Dozen Solutions for Fixing Higher Education’

The College Fix writes about a new book by Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Renowned economist offers more than a dozen solutions for fixing higher education.” For six decades, Dr. Richard Vedder has been observing the politics and economics of higher […]

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June 6, 2019 at 8:59 amFaculty in the News In the News