Archive for April, 2022

University community mourns Political Science Professor, Afro-American Studies co-founder James Barnes

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From Ohio University News The Ohio University community mourns Professor James Franklin Barnes, who passed away at the age of 87 in Albuquerque, N.M., on March 2. Professor Barnes enjoyed a three-decades-long career at Ohio University. He was professor of political science in the College of Arts & Sciences from […]

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April 28, 2022 at 3:09 pmNews

Amy Neumann lands dream job, bringing social impact to high tech

Amy Neumann lands dream job, bringing social impact to high tech

From Ohio University News Amy Neumann recently got her dream job, where she will help fast forward environmentally friendly and socially impactful practices for businesses around the globe. Describing herself as “a social good and technology fanatic who has been creating positive change for over two decades,” Neumann is finishing […]

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April 26, 2022 at 8:55 amIn Class News

Message from an OHIO senior: Don’t be afraid to say ‘yes’

Message from an OHIO senior: Don’t be afraid to say ‘yes’

From Ohio University News Ohio University senior Ellen Gill-Franks’ next academic stop is law school at the University of Cincinnati College of Law next fall. This summer, she’ll work at the Buckeye Hills Regional Council as a consultant “so I can bring some of the amazing things I have learned […]

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April 24, 2022 at 9:15 pmNews

OHIO students educate the community about green roofs

Kyle Dunlop and Joel Compston made the design a reality at Rural Action's Maker Space. Photo by Steel Brooks.

 From Ohio University News By Kim Thompson, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Instruction in Environmental and Plant Biology in the College of Arts & Sciences Ohio University students are taking their voices, their models and even coloring books into the local community to demonstrate the benefits of green roofs to […]

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April 22, 2022 at 11:12 amNews

Linguistics celebrates its 50th anniversary year with Foam Chomsky

Linguistics celebrates its 50th anniversary year with Foam Chomsky

From Ohio University News The Linguistics Department’s 50th anniversary party at Jackie O’s Brewpub on Wednesday, April 27, not only marks the culmination of a year of anniversary activities, it also launches a celebratory anniversary beer Foam Chomsky, a hazy IPA. And it’s the first time in two years that […]

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April 21, 2022 at 5:43 pmAlumni Events News

Students and faculty set out to uncover once-thriving Civil War-era African American settlement

Students and faculty set out to uncover once-thriving Civil War-era African American settlement

From Ohio University News All that’s left of Payne’s Crossing, an African American settlement dating back to the 1800s, is remnants of the cemetery? Actually, there’s a lot more to discover about this once-thriving settlement founded by formerly enslaved people that likely served as a stop on the Underground Railroad. […]

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April 21, 2022 at 2:57 pmIn Class News

High school students invited to apply for 2022 Summer Law & Trial Institute

Two interns, first in the back row, Gabrielle Tharp and Casey Tisdale, pose with the Summer Law & Trial Institute 2017 cohort at the Ohio Supreme Court.

From Ohio University News Engage with Attorneys and Judges | Litigate a Mock Trial | Observe a Supreme Court Argument High school students are invited to apply for the highly competitive Summer Law & Trial Institute, offered virtually with an in-person mock trial experience at Ohio University from July 7 […]

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April 20, 2022 at 5:19 pmNews