Archive for February, 2020

Settling Ohio: Stories to Tell, Legacies to Preserve

Chief Glenna Wallace at Settling Ohio conference

The first settlers to Ohio arrived more than 13,000 years ago. They likely traveled a land bridge from Asia down through Western North American, then made their way east to the Ohio Valley. More modern history finds another group of settlers coming from the newly formed republic in Eastern North […]

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February 24, 2020 at 5:21 pmNews

Alonso-Sameño Doing Research, Workshops at Universities in India

Dr. Emilia Alonso Sameño

Dr. Emilia Alonso-Sameño, Professor of Spanish, is on faculty fellowship leave this spring, working on a research project on internationalizing the curriculum and the development of global awareness at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India. She is also Affiliated Faculty in the Latin American Studies Program and Director of […]

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February 24, 2020 at 5:00 pmResearch

Settling Ohio | An Early Commitment to Public Education Proved Difficult to Implement

Dr. Anna-Lisa Cox presenting at Settling Ohio conference

Ohio celebrates Statehood Day on Feb. 26, 2020, with one contentious issue still lingering since the founding of the state—property tax funding of public education. Two speakers at the Settling Ohio conference, held at Ohio University Feb. 21-22, talked about how taxpayer funding of public education, while deemed to be […]

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February 24, 2020 at 12:38 pmNews

January Discovery Kitchen Makes Burgers from Potatoes, Kale Salad

Chef Robin at Discover Kitchen

McCracken Hall 120 was bustling with students and community members alike for the Discovery Kitchen event on Jan 30. Folks gathered around to learn how to make a delicious, locally sourced meal. In a continuation of successful workshops developed by Community Food Initiatives and the Farm to OHIO Working Group […]

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February 24, 2020 at 12:34 pmIn Class News

High School Students Invited to Apply for Free Summer Law Institute

Summer Law & Trial Institute students at the Supreme Court of Ohio

High school students from Southeastern Ohio can apply now for the free Summer Law & Trial Institute offered at Ohio University from July 19-31, 2020. Preference is given to rising high school juniors and seniors from Southeastern Ohio, though students from outside the region have been selected to participate. Students […]

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February 24, 2020 at 10:30 amNews

Jamaica Observer Writes about Holcomb, Claude McKay’s ‘Romance in Marseille’

Dr. Gary Holcomb

The Jamaica Observer writes about Dr. Gary Holcomb’s discovery and publishing of  Claude McKay’s Romance in Marseille. A pivotal figure of the Harlem Renaissance during the 1920s, Jamaican-born Claude McKay was as provocative as Marcus Garvey, Langston Hughes, and other major players in arguably black intelligentsia’s most exciting period. Seventy-two […]

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February 24, 2020 at 8:03 amFaculty in the News In the News

Career Corner | Quidel Seeks Molecular Quality Control Technician

Career Corner | Quidel Seeks Molecular Quality Control Technician

Quidel Corp. is searching for a Molecular Quality Control Technician to join its Athens, OH, team. The Molecular Quality Control Technician  performs mid- to high-level technical tasks to support the qualification of Quidel’s various Molecular Diagnostic product lines. Laboratory tasks such as nucleic acid extraction, real time PCR, and Helicase […]

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February 23, 2020 at 3:24 pmAnnouncements News