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Geology Alumni Help with Annual Field Camp

OU alum Lorraine Manz, of the North Dakota Geological Survey, reviews her map high in the Beartooth Mountains of Montana.  Lorraine attended field camp with OU Field Camp Director Keith Milam in this very same area 21 years ago this past summer.

With the help of faculty, staff and alumni from the Geological Sciences Department, 19 geology students participated an engaging, field-based course, GEOL 4960 – Field Geology in the wilds of Montana, South Dakota, West Virginia, and Wyoming this summer. In many ways, this exciting class was typical of previous years […]

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September 6, 2018 at 2:56 pmAlumni In Class News

Food in Sicily Students Meet with Chef’s Table Star

Food in Sicily Students Meet with Chef’s Table Star

Students from the 2018 Food in Sicily study away spent almost three weeks studying the connection between food and culture on the Mediterranean’s largest island. They perfected pasta-making skills, took turns stirring vats of whey for ricotta and wove braids of mozzarella. They ate their share and then some of […]

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September 6, 2018 at 11:09 amIn Class News

Geology Field Camp 2018

Doug Green instructs students as part of 2018 Geology Field Camp

by Keith Milam Associate Professor of Geological Sciences Westward Ho! Part II of GEOL 4960: Field Geology is underway! Nineteen seniors from the Department of Geological Sciences are hard at work making bedrock geologic maps and cross sections of outstanding exposures in southern Montana and northern Wyoming. Students aren’t just […]

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August 31, 2018 at 3:01 pmIn Class

Branching Out: Flowers and Herbs at OHIO Student Farm

Two spiral pathways, emulating the design of an antique McArthur Brick Plant brick.

By Julie Anna Scott Bachelor of Specialized Studies in Sustainable Agriculture and Herbalism Just off of West State Street, down a windy gravel road, there lies an abundant garden laden with squash, tomatoes and the usual crops one might find at any good farm. But this year, something new has […]

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August 28, 2018 at 8:13 pmIn Class News

History’s Sutton Interns at U.S. Embassy in Madrid

For 10 weeks during the 2018 summer, Jen Sutton, M.A. student in the History Department, interned at the U.S. Embassy Madrid in the Economic section. A significant part of Sutton’s internship was spent providing administrative assistance for official events including IN3, a premier entrepreneur and investment event held in Spain in October. She […]

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August 28, 2018 at 2:32 pmIn Class

Happy Beginnings | Geography Seniors Headed to Careers, Military, Graduate Schools

“This May we sent off a large and impressive class of graduating Geography majors. Most have very exciting plans, including graduate school, service such as AmeriCorps or Peace Corps, or their first professional job. We congratulate them all and hope they stay in touch and hopefully help graduating Bobcats in […]

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August 19, 2018 at 1:37 pmIn Class

AEP Ohio Gift Helps Fund Peer-Led STEM Workshops in Athens County

AEP Ohio Gift Helps Fund Peer-Led STEM Workshops in Athens County

Ohio University peer leaders will take STEM workshops throughout Athens County in cooperation with the Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery, thanks to a gift from AEP Ohio. The $6,500 gift supports Ohio University’s Peer-Led Community Engagement with Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Program. The funding will help provide stipends […]

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July 11, 2018 at 4:09 pmIn Class News