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Spanish Students Learn Culture Through Theater Visit

Marietta College is hosted Tres Vidas, a chamber music theatre work.

Students from the Spanish Club and Intermediate Spanish courses attended the play Tres Vidas at Marietta College on Oct. 13 with their instructors Liliana Alvarez, Joanna Mitchell and Nelson Hippolyte. “It was Friday the 13th, but it was a great day for us!” said Mitchell. “The students got to hear […]

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November 17, 2017 at 3:33 pmIn Class News

Food Studies Visits Engineering Learning Community about Eating Local

Food Studies Visits Engineering Learning Community about Eating Local

Food Studies theme students Rachel McDonald, Joy Kostansek, and Ohio University alum Alexandria Polanosky visited a freshman engineering learning community taught by Hannah Stillons on Nov. 15. This visit was a follow up from the Food on Film screening of Food Evolution on Oct. 19. The Food Studies students engaged […]

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November 15, 2017 at 7:33 pmIn Class News

Spring 2018 | New Linguistics Courses: Studies in Forensics and World Englishes

Sinae Lee

The Linguistics Department announces two new courses offered in the Spring 2018 semester. LING 3880 (Course #12968) – Special Topics – Forensic Linguistics Description:  This course surveys the broad field of forensic linguistics. Topics include the language of police and suspects (e.g. the language of “consensual” searches, interrogations, confessions, advising […]

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November 15, 2017 at 4:48 pmIn Class News

Students Reflect on World Food Day Food Drive

Students take food drive donation to Good Works.

The Wealth and Poverty theme hosted a food drive in October to help fight hunger in the Athens community. The drive challenges students to figure out how to motivate other students, and even how to deal with theft and a competing food drive. Along with Wealth and Poverty faculty members, […]

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November 10, 2017 at 4:47 pmIn Class News

Food Studies | Final Harvest Takes Place Before Frost

Dr. Art Trese and students at the Plant Biology Learning Gardens

The growing season has ended at the Plant Biology Learning Gardens due to a sharp decrease in overnight temperatures. The Food Studies theme final harvest featured a beautiful bounty of produce ranging from sweet potatoes to cucumbers and cauliflower. This season was full of many phenomenal opportunities for the garden, […]

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November 8, 2017 at 9:34 pmIn Class News

Sarr Wins Grasselli Brown Faculty Teaching Award in the Humanities

Sarr Wins Grasselli Brown Faculty Teaching Award in the Humanities

Ohio University’s Arts & Sciences Awards Committee selected Dr. Assan Sarr, Assistant Professor of History, as the humanities recipient of the Jeanette G. Grasselli Brown Faculty Teaching Award for 2016-17. The decision was made last spring and announced this fall. The award recognizes “superior classroom performance, involvement with students beyond the […]

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November 6, 2017 at 10:48 amIn Class News

TriBeta Biology Fair Showcases Undergraduate Research Opportunities

TriBeta officers and members enjoy a hike in the Athens area.

The hallway of the Life Sciences Building was abuzz with conversation on Oct. 17 as Biological Sciences faculty members and students presented posters based on their research to students in the department. This annual research fair, hosted by Ohio University’s TriBeta (Beta Beta Beta) chapter, fair provides an opportunity for faculty […]

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November 3, 2017 at 9:17 amIn Class News