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Plant Biology Internships Available at 20 Locations

Plant Biology Internships Available at 20 Locations

The Department of Environmental and Plant Biology offers plant biology internships with host institutions around the United States for upper-level plant biology majors and minors interested in gaining a comprehensive career experience. The Plant Biology Majors Internships Program offers positions with many host institutions in and around Athens, around Ohio […]

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October 7, 2013 at 8:28 pmAnnouncements In Class News

New Gordy ‘Holo-Deck’ Takes Students…Everywhere

New Gordy ‘Holo-Deck’ Takes Students…Everywhere

By Jill Wallenhorst, Compass What sounds more appealing: going to class or going to the moon? There is a place on Ohio University’s Athens Campus that allows students to do both. Welcome to Gordy 015. One component of OHIO’s Language Resource Center, this high-tech facility dedicated to language learning now […]

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October 3, 2013 at 7:39 amIn Class News

Athens News: OU Prof Hits on Right Formula for Teaching Chemistry

Photo by Eric Masson

  Dr. Eric Masson, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the College of Arts & Sciences, has seen a 10 to 15 percent increase in grades in organic chemistry since he invented a computer game that works like dominoes. Students use cards with reagents, reactants, reaction conditions, and products […]

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August 28, 2013 at 8:09 amFaculty in the News In Class In the News

‘A Toe into the Sea of Knowledge That Churns Before Me’

‘A Toe into the Sea of Knowledge That Churns Before Me’

By Helen Cothrel ’15 Honors Tutorial College and Physics Major, Ohio University Experimental physics has proven to be a fickle beast, but perseverance in the face of its vicissitudes is rewarding. In the lab this summer, first I had to master the tools, but then I learned the joy of […]

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August 24, 2013 at 3:49 pmIn Class News Research

Thomas: The Voyage Homewards

Thomas: The Voyage Homewards

By Rachel Thomas Honors Tutorial College student studying Classics in Rome Although, while I wandered about in Trastevere, it seemed my journeys would never end, my six weeks roaming soon came to a close. After an intense five weeks spent exploring both in class and out, a brief but intense […]

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August 3, 2013 at 9:55 amIn Class News

Thomas: Crossing the Roman Bifrost

Thomas: Crossing the Roman Bifrost

By Rachel Thomas Honors Tutorial College student studying Classics in Rome Rome, perhaps more so than other cities, has a rich mythic history, the presence of which is felt even today. A stroll down one of the many winding pathways may easily lead you to bars with names like caffe […]

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July 16, 2013 at 2:19 amIn Class

If You’d Rather Be Frodo Baggins or Sam Gamgee…Start Your Dream Here

If You’d Rather Be Frodo Baggins or Sam Gamgee…Start Your Dream Here

By Steve Hays Associate Professor Department of Classics and World Religions Dear Joe, C.S. Lewis (the Narnia guy and Milton scholar at Oxford and Cambridge), summing up his life at age 18, when he was admitted to Oxford, said: Nearly all that I loved I believed to be imaginary; nearly […]

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July 12, 2013 at 8:02 amIn Class News