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Popsugar Interviews Houston about Celebrity Cultural Appropriation Mistakes

Dr, Akil Houston

Popsugar quotes Dr. Akil Houston, associate professor of African American Studies at Ohio University, extensively in a story headlined “15 Celebrity Cultural Appropriation Mistakes We Should All Learn From.” “Black women are often demonized, caricatured, and body-shamed for their hair, styles of clothing, and cultural production, like dance or vernacular,” […]

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July 31, 2020 at 5:19 pmFaculty in the News In the News

OHIO News Reports Gill-Franks Named Student Trustee

Ellen Gill-Franks

Ohio University News reports that College of Arts & Sciences student Ellen M. Gill-Franks was appointed as a student trustee to the the Ohio University Board of Trustees in a story headlined “Governor, Alumni Association appoint new Trustees.” …Gill-Franks is a junior studying English pre-law and sociology and criminology, pursuing […]

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July 31, 2020 at 3:22 pmIn the News Students in the News

Times Quotes Jellison on Melania Trump’s Rose Garden Project

Dr. Katherine Jellison

The New York Times  quotes Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Melania Trump Will Revamp White House Rose Garden.” “One reading of this project is that maybe Melania Trump is sensing that she has a relatively brief time in the White […]

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July 28, 2020 at 9:19 amFaculty in the News In the News

HR Daily Advisor Quotes Dutcher on Remote Work Tasks

Dr. Glenn Dutcher

HR Daily Advisor quoted Dr. Glenn Dutcher in a story headlined “Time to Refocus Training on Remote Work?” “[A] 2012 study found that people performed ‘dull’ tasks better in a controlled cubicle setting than they did in a less-structured remote environment,” writes Cory Stieg. “The reason? If you’re in a less-structured environment, but […]

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July 27, 2020 at 12:18 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Weather Channel Features Houser’s Experience Living in Tornado Alley

Dr. Jana Houser

Dr. Jana Houser, Associate Professor of Geography, was recently interviewed by the Weather Channel in a feature story headlined “A Storm Chaser Shares Her Experience of Living in Tornado Alley.” In the interview, Houser shares her personal experience of coping with the extreme weather that she has encountered in the […]

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July 16, 2020 at 11:22 amFaculty in the News In the News

Eminent Philosophers Extol Jack Bender’s Legacy

Dr. Jack Bender

Eminent philosophers Wayne Davis, Keith Lehrer and Jerrold Levinson extol the late Jack Bender’s legacy in the American Philosophical Association’s Memorial Notice. It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of Professor John W. “Jack” Bender. Born on October 22, 1951, in Pittsburgh, PA, Jack died on September […]

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June 3, 2020 at 11:45 amFaculty in the News In the News

Alumni News | KBO Quotes Lovelace on ‘Bridge too Far’ Catchphrase

Alexander Lovelace, Ph.D. candidate

KBO Ch. 4 carried an AP story which quotes Ohio University alumnus Alexander Lovelace, Ph.D. in History,  in a story headlined “‘A bridge too far’: Coronavirus catchphrase taken from WWII.” “Who knew?” said Alexander Lovelace, who just earned his doctorate in American military history at Ohio University after defending his […]

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May 18, 2020 at 8:41 amAlumni in the News In the News