Archive for August, 2019

Come Join the Ohio University Chapter of the ACLU, September 3

Come Join the Ohio University Chapter of the ACLU, September 3

The Ohio University Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) will begin holding its biweekly meetings on Tuesdays at 6 pm, this September 3rd, in Bentley 009. The Ohio University Chapter of the ACLU brings the ACLU’s goals of defending and preserving civil rights and liberties derived from the […]

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August 30, 2019 at 8:30 pmEvents News

Join Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity, September 10 and 17

Join Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity, September 10 and 17

Do you have an interest in law? Come join Ohio University’s only pre-law fraternity, Phi Alpha Delta, on Sept. 10th and Sept. 17th from 7-8 pm in Bentley 129. Dress is business casual.   Phi Alpha Delta is the largest international co-ed pre-law fraternity in the United States. Even if […]

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August 30, 2019 at 3:39 pmNews

History Graduate Conference Brings Together Interdisciplinary Array of Research

History Graduate Conference Brings Together Interdisciplinary Array of Research

The History Graduate Student Association hosted the 14th Annual History Graduate Student Conference at Ohio University in March 2019. The program combined a keynote lecture by Dr. Ilana Feldman (Professor of Anthropology, History, and International Affairs at George Washington University) with 10 thematic panels showcasing some of the cutting-edge, in-progress […]

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August 29, 2019 at 12:45 pmNews Research

Vis Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Brazil

Dr. Morgan Vis

The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced that Dr. Morgan Vis has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Brazil in Biology. Vis is Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University. In 2018-2019 she was named an Ohio University Presidential […]

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August 29, 2019 at 9:40 amNews Research

Collins Authors Afterword to New Translation of ‘Man into Wolf’

Collins Authors Afterword to New Translation of ‘Man into Wolf’

Dr. Brian Collins published a lengthy afterword to a new Italian translation of Man into Wolf: An Anthropological Interpretation of Sadism, Masochism, and Lycanthropy by Robert Eisler. The translation was titled Uomo diventa Lupo and was published by Adelphi Edizioni under the direction of noted Italian writer Roberto Calasso. Collins […]

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August 29, 2019 at 9:03 amResearch

Lee Wins Award for Published Article on History of Science and Japan

Lee Wins Award for Published Article on History of Science and Japan

Dr. Victoria Lee, Assistant Professor of History at Ohio University, was recently announced as a 2019 recipient of the Zhu Kezhen Junior Award for her published article, “Microbial Transformations: The Japanese Domestication of Penicillin Production, 1946-1951,” in Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences 48 (2018): 441-474. The International Society for the […]

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August 28, 2019 at 11:29 amAnnouncements News Research

Washington Post Calls Kendhammer’s Boko Haram ‘Book You Need’

Dr. Brandon Kendhammer

A new book by Dr. Brandon Kendhammer was featured in a Washington Post review headlined “Here are the three new books you need to understand Nigeria.” Brandon Kendhammer and Carmen McCain’s “Boko Haram” narrates and richly contextualizes the story of Boko Haram, the jihadist group based in Nigeria, tying together […]

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August 28, 2019 at 8:17 amFaculty in the News In the News