Archive for April, 2020

Uptown Athens | Missing Donkey’s Upstairs Balcony

Uptown Athens | Missing Donkey’s Upstairs Balcony

By Danyelle Jackson ’21 Ohio University March 6, 2020, was such a significant day, yet when I was just trying to get through to the end of that day, I did not know it was the last time I would be in Athens for a long time. With the outbreak […]

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April 3, 2020 at 12:27 pmNews

Diversity Leadership Institute | Identifying and Responding to Microaggressions, April 16

Ohio University’s Division of Diversity and Inclusion hosts the annual Diversity Leadership Institute online via Zoom from 9:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 16. ­­This year’s theme is, “Identifying and Responding to Microaggressions.” The keynote speaker is Dr. Derald Wing Sue, professor of psychology at Columbia University’s Teachers […]

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April 2, 2020 at 8:15 pmEvents

CLJC Hosts Free Practice LSAT Online, April 17

CLJC Hosts Free Practice LSAT Online, April 17

The Ohio University Center for Law, Justice & Culture hosts a free practice online administration of the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) on Friday, April 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students must register no later than April 14 for the practice administration. The test will be a full diagnostic […]

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April 2, 2020 at 8:00 pmEvents

Online Sociology & Anthropology Colloquium | Naming the Jew: Performative Antisemitism and the Alt-Right, April 23

DR. Jacob Labendz

The Sociology & Anthropology Colloquium and Hillel at Ohio University present Dr. Jacob Labendz on “Naming the Jew: Performative Antisemitism and the Alt-Right” on Thursday, April 23 at 5:30 p.m., at the Zoom link: bit.ly/DRLABENDZHILLEL Labendz directs the Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies of Youngstown State University, where he […]

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April 2, 2020 at 6:30 pmEvents

Career Corner | Need Help with Your Career?

Career Corner | Need Help with Your Career?

Take Advantage of Virtual Career and Leadership Services The Career and Leadership Development Center continues to provide coaching appointments by phone and virtually through TEAMS as part of Ohio University’s lifetime Bobcat benefits. Alumni, especially recent graduates, are encouraged to schedule an appointment in Handshake, set up a profile and gain […]

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April 2, 2020 at 5:46 pmAlumni

Dean’s Message | University Life Continues Off Campus

Dean Florenz Plassmann

By Florenz Plassmann, Ph.D. Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences During its 216-year history, Ohio University has witnessed several major pandemics, including the Spanish Flu pandemic in 1918 to 1920, the Asian Flu pandemic in 1957 and 1958, and the H1N1 Swine Flu pandemic in 2009 and 2010. […]

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April 2, 2020 at 5:30 pmAlumni

Vedder in Forbes | Make American Colleges Grade Again!

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “Make American Colleges Grade Again!” With all the disruption of academic life and finances by Covid-19 (see my last three epistles), colleges are almost certainly going to need what the late Clayton Christensen […]

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April 2, 2020 at 4:49 pmFaculty in the News In the News