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ELIP Mock Interviews: Tips for Graduate Students Applying for Jobs

ELIP Mock Interviews: Tips for Graduate Students Applying for Jobs

Voices filled the room as pairs of graduate students and interviewers performed mock job interviews face-to-face or via Skype. In ELIP 5320 Oral Communication for the Graduate Researcher, students and community members teamed up for the interview role play on March 25. “Bringing complete strangers in, especially those with plenty […]

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April 14, 2014 at 1:20 pmIn Class News

Politics and Theater: Performing Race

Politics and Theater: Performing Race

Race Cards: Political science students used six words or less on cards “to stage a conversation about race and just kind of illustrate for the theater students in the audience how complicated and convoluted and complex racial issues really can be,” said Jack Bryne. Acting It Out: Theater students produced […]

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March 11, 2014 at 10:36 amIn Class

Flipped Out! The Flipped-Classroom Experience in General Physics

Flipped Out! The Flipped-Classroom Experience in General Physics

By Drs. Justin Frantz, Ken Hicks and David Ingram Physics & Astronomy What was it like before being flipped? Here’s some background: The course General Physics had been taught in a standard lecture-style format, with a primary audience of engineering students who are required to pass it to complete their […]

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February 4, 2014 at 11:44 amIn Class News

How Do They Know Which Way Is Up?

How Do They Know Which Way Is Up?

Gravity. Actors Sandra Bullock and George Clooney provided a theatrical look at how humans might experience the lack of gravity in space. But what about plants? Humans have touched the moon and sequenced the human genome. But answers to how plants respond to gravity are just now being unlocked—by students […]

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January 30, 2014 at 12:53 pmIn Class Research

Save the Puppies, Says Political Science Class

Save the Puppies, Says Political Science Class

By Andrea Frazier from Compass Students in an introductory-level Political Science course are engaging with the local community to raise awareness about the detriment of puppy mills and to make positive change at Ohio University and in the Athens area. The course, POLS 1600: Engaging Politics, is taught by Dr. […]

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December 11, 2013 at 8:09 amIn Class

Faculty Invited to Conversations on Undergraduate Education Goals, Nov. 22

College of Arts & Sciences faculty are invited to join Dr. Beth Quitslund, Associate Professor of English, and Dr. Robert Frank, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, in a conversation about the goals of an undergraduate education at Ohio University. “As members of the General Education Taskforce, Beth […]

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November 1, 2013 at 2:10 amAnnouncements Events In Class

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