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Alumni News | MacDonald Earns National Board Certification for Teaching

Ohio University alum Jennifer MacDonald is one of 12 teachers in Gaston County Schools (North Carolina) who have earned National Board Certification, the highest standard for the teaching profession, reports the Gaston Gazette. Jennifer MacDonald, Stuart W. Cramer High School: MacDonald is a high school counselor and has been in education for […]

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February 18, 2019 at 4:52 pmAlumni in the News In the News

Spectrum Interviews Houston about Blackface and Other Racist Symbols

Dr, Akil Houston

WOUB Digital’s Spectrum interviewed Dr. Akil Houston, Associate Professor of African American Studies at Ohio University, for an episode on “Blackface and Other Racist Symbols Still Plague Our 21st Century Society.” Despite advances in civil rights in our country’s history, our society, in the 21st century, is still plagued by […]

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February 18, 2019 at 4:11 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Alumni News | Gov. DeWine Appoints Carey as Appalachia Office Director

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced the appointment of Ohio University alum John Carey ’81 as the Director of the Governor’s Office of Appalachia in a Feb. 1 news release. Connect with Carey on LinkedIn. Carey earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the College of Arts & Sciences at […]

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February 16, 2019 at 1:11 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Post Quotes Jellison On Susan B. Anthony Legacy

Dr. Katherine Jellison, portrait

The Post quoted Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Susan B. Anthony Day honors legacy of women’s suffrage leader.” Katherine Jellison, a professor and the chair of the history department at Ohio University, first started learning about Anthony in the 6th grade, […]

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February 15, 2019 at 9:46 amFaculty in the News In the News

Chronicle Talks to Food Studies Student about Campus Hunger

Joy Kostansek in the high tunnel at the Ohio University Student Farm

A Chronicle of Higher Education article headlined “In Dealing With Campus Hunger, One Solution Is to Tell Students Where They Can Get Help” features Ohio University alumna and graduate student Joy Kostansek and the Food Studies theme. Kostansek, who did a Q&A with the Chronicle, is a graduate student in […]

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Wolf Explores U.S. Health Care in NPR-affiliated Podcast Series

Dr. Jacqueline Wolf

Dr. Jacqueline Wolf, Professor of the History of Medicine in the departments of Social Medicine and History at Ohio University, recently launched a podcast that explores health care in the United States through patients’ stories. Lifespan: Stories of Illness, Accident, and Recovery features a new episode every month. Each episode focuses […]

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February 12, 2019 at 8:13 amFaculty in the News In the News News

Daily Beat Podcast Interviews France on Fear of Blood Draw

Dr. Christopher France

Dr. Christopher R. France, Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, was interviewed for a Daily Beat podcast on BTR Today headlined “Overblown Fear of Blood Draw with Chris France.” Chris France joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring why fears of fainting during blood donation are exaggerated. Chris […]

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February 11, 2019 at 8:35 amFaculty in the News In the News