Archive for July, 2021

Brian Collins dives into ancient Sanskrit poem and comes up with—a modern plotline?

Dr. Brian Collins

From Ohio University News How does a non-traditional college student end up a preeminent scholar decoding an ancient Indian myth about a Hindu god with a resemblance to Oedipus? And why was he drawn to a dark character who could have been the model for Star Wars’ Kylo Ren? Dr. […]

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July 15, 2021 at 10:35 amNews Research

Fall 2021 | New data science course gives students skills to explore real-world issues

This plot with age-adjusted death rates is used in the project to evaluate causes, treatment, and prevention of cardiovascular disease.

From Ohio University News Ohio University offers a new course this fall designed to give students in any major the skills they need to ask questions and explore problems using data. “We are immersed in data every day. It governs our lives in seen and unseen ways. Understanding how data […]

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July 14, 2021 at 12:08 pmIn Class News

Hamby Quoted about new one-man show about President Truman

Dr. Alonzo Hamby

Dr. Alonzo Hamby, Professor Emeritus of History at Ohio University, was quoted in a story headlined “The Truman show: Clifton Daniel will play his grandfather in one-man show.” “Americans began to see Truman as a feisty everyman from ‘Middle America’ rather than a partisan Washington, D.C., politico,” according to Alonzo […]

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July 13, 2021 at 4:39 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch: We can learn a lot from celestial collision almost no one saw

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks wrote a column for the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Astronomy: We can learn a lot from celestial collision almost no one saw.” In January 2020, there were fireworks in the sky, but almost no one on Earth noticed The cosmic fireworks were considerable, from a collision of a […]

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July 12, 2021 at 9:50 amFaculty in the News In the News

Alumni, Legal Community Help Give High School Students Hands-on Experience in Summer Law & Trial Institute

SLTI student Kareena Phagoo cross examines Kareena Phagoo as Judge Saunders presides.

From Ohio University News Twenty high school students from Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania got to try their hands at a career in law through the 2021 Summer Law & Trial Institute at Ohio University, concluding with a mock trial that their friends and family could watch online. More than […]

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July 9, 2021 at 2:52 pmNews

Alumni News | Sarah Welch to Clerk for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh

Sarah Welch

From Ohio University News Ohio University alumna Sarah Welch ’16 is headed to Washington, D.C., where she’ll clerk for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The court ended its 2020-21 term on July 2 by announcing the new slate of law clerks that will be working with them in the next […]

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July 9, 2021 at 9:30 amAlumni News

Meet adviser Stevi Miller | She was undecided, too

Stevi Miller

From Ohio University News Alumna Stevi Miller (’13, ’14M) started at Ohio University undecided on what she wanted to major in. Now she works with College of Arts & Sciences students who are starting the same way—still wading through a large menu of major, minor and certificate options. “Choosing a […]

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July 7, 2021 at 3:11 pmUncategorized