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AP Quotes Jellison on Trump Defense of Melania Trump

Dr. Katherine Jellison

An Associate Press article headlined “Trump defense of Melania Trump follows presidential pattern” quotes Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor and Chair of History at Ohio University. WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Clinton once wanted to punch a newspaper columnist in the nose for calling Hillary Clinton a “congenital liar.” Ronald Reagan complained […]

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December 10, 2017 at 6:11 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Food Matters Receives Organic Seed Alliance Funding

Food Matters Receives Organic Seed Alliance Funding

Joy Kostansek, the president of Food Matters, the student organization affiliated with Food Studies, has successfully written a grant request to fund student travel to the 9th annual Organic Seed Growers Conference. This event is hosted by the Organic Seed Alliance in Corvallis, Oregon over a weekend in February. This […]

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December 4, 2017 at 10:24 amAnnouncements Students in the News

Meyers’ Plant Biology Experiment Goes to Space This Week

Seedlings like those that will grow in space

Editor’s Note: Myers is a graduate student in Environmental & Plant Biology and Molecular and Cellular Biology. By Alexander Meyers, from his Facebook page Graduate Student in Environmental & Plant Biology HEY EVERYBODY— I’M GOING TO SPACE!! Well, not me personally… but the launch of SpaceX-CRS13 resupply mission to the […]

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December 2, 2017 at 1:33 pmIn the News News Students in the News

Kendhammer in VOA: Investments in Niger ‘Make a Real Difference’

Dr. Brandon Kendhammer

Dr. Brandon Kendhammer, Associate Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a Voice of America news story headlined “Questions Linger Over US Role in Fighting Terrorism in Sahel.” WASHINGTON — The deaths of four U.S. Special Forces soldiers in Niger last month have raised questions about America’s role in the fight […]

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November 29, 2017 at 7:13 pmFaculty in the News In the News

History Alum Explains ‘Gray Zone Warfare’ for War on the Rocks

Dr. Steven Wills

Ohio University alum Steven Wills authored an article headlined “Franklin D. Roosevelt, ‘Gray Zone’ Warrior” at the popular national security blog War on the Rocks. Wills, now an analyst at CNA in Arlington, Va., recently earned a Ph.D. in military history from Ohio University, as well as a Certificate in Contemporary […]

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November 27, 2017 at 12:19 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Plant Biology Alum Named Outstanding Professor at University of Oklahoma

Dr. Ben Holt

  Ohio University alum Dr. Ben Holt has been named the “Microbiology and Plant Biology Professor Named Kinney Sugg Outstanding Professor, announced the University of Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences. Holt earned an M.S. Plant Biology in 1996 from the College of Arts & Sciences, which named him a […]

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November 21, 2017 at 1:15 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Miner Explains Trump-Putin Relationship on WOUB’s Spectrum Podcast

Dr. Steven Miner

Dr. Steven Miner, Professor of History and a Russia expert, explained the Trump-Putin Relationship on WOUB’s Spectrum Podcast. Why does it seem that Russia is trying to subvert American democracy? How has the relationship between Russian President Vladimir Putin and American President Donald Trump illuminated some of the tensions that […]

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November 20, 2017 at 3:32 pmFaculty in the News In the News