Archive for November, 2020

Kennedy Prepares for Law School in Law, Justice & Culture Master’s

Kennedy Prepares for Law School in Law, Justice & Culture Master’s

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. During his senior year Ohio University, Jacob Kennedy was looking for a way to continue studying law while preparing for law school. He found a perfect […]

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November 18, 2020 at 8:35 amNews

Gar Rothwell Continues Uncovering the History of Plant Life on Earth

Dr. Gar Rothwell

Alumni, Colleagues Celebrate Rothwell’s Discoveries about Plant Evolution Distinguished Professor Emeritus Gar Rothwell just keeps discovering new things. That’s because he keeps looking. Rothwell may have “retired” from Ohio University in 2010, but he has continued his work, contributing an additional 62 scientific studies since that time, including 11 journal articles […]

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November 17, 2020 at 10:25 amNews Research

25 Undergraduates Admitted to Law, Justice & Culture Certificate Cohort

25 Undergraduates Admitted to Law, Justice & Culture Certificate Cohort

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture is proud to announce 25 undergraduate students admitted to this year’s cohort of certificate students in Law, Justice & Culture. This is the eighth cohort of the selective CLJC certificate program, which launched in 2013-14. Dr. Kathleen Sullivan, Associate Professor of Political Science, will teach […]

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November 16, 2020 at 4:51 pmAnnouncements

Harrington, Chen Develop Algorithm for Building Classification, Calibration Models

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington

Dr. Peter Harrington and graduate student Zewei Chen published a paper on “Self-Optimizing Support Vector Elastic Net” in Analytical Chemistry. “This algorithm allows one to build classification and calibration models automatically while simultaneously avoiding overfitting and using a minimum number of variables to yield the best predictive results,” says Harrington. […]

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November 16, 2020 at 1:56 pmResearch

No Conference? No Problem! Says Tytko about Presenting Online during COVID-19

Tanya Tytko presents her research.

By Tanya Tytko ’20MA Linguistics  Spring 2020 semester was supposed to be the highlight of my master’s program. I was planning to present several research projects on which I was collaboratively working in the Linguistics Department at Ohio University and my individual research. In late February, when we all started […]

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November 16, 2020 at 11:31 amNews Research

Spring 2021 | CLJC Undergraduate Certificate Courses

The following list includes required and elective course offerings available in Spring 2021 for the Undergraduate Certificate Program in Law, Justice & Culture. The list includes, online, hybrid, and online synchronous courses. The certificate is offered by the Center for Law, Justice & Culture at Ohio University. Please check the course offerings […]

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November 13, 2020 at 8:00 pmNews

OHIO Mock Trial Competes at Brandeis Invitational, Four Receive Honorable Mentions

OHIO Mock Trial Competes at Brandeis Invitational, Four Receive Honorable Mentions

After spending the first part of the semester putting their cases together for trial and honing their trial advocacy skills, the Ohio University Mock Trial Team competed at the 15th Annual Justice Louis D. Brandeis Invitational on November 7-8 at Brandeis University. The tournament was conducted virtually over Zoom.   This […]

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November 13, 2020 at 3:58 pmNews