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Vedder in Forbes | Does Attending Elite Colleges Make You Happy?

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “Does Attending Elite Colleges Make You Happy? Lessons From The Admissions Scandal.” The Ivy League schools have announced their acceptance rates for the class of 2023, ranging from a low of 4.5% at […]

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April 22, 2019 at 4:29 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Linguistics Faculty Present at TESOL, Meet Alumni

From left, Dr. Lara Wallace (ELIP faculty),Tanya Bychkovska (M.A. alumna), Dr. Edna Lima (ELIP faculty), Zoe Zawadzki (M.A. student), and Anastasiia Kryzhanivska (M.A. alumna)

Linguistics faculty and a graduate student presented at the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages International Convention and English Expo in March. The Ohio University Linguistics group also met up with alumni as teachers and scholars from around the world converged in Atlanta for the TESOL expo. Two […]

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April 22, 2019 at 4:20 pmStudents in the News

Spectrum Interviews Duschinski on Human Rights in Kashmir

Spectrum Interviews Duschinski on Human Rights in Kashmir

WOUB Digital’s Spectrum interviewed Dr. Haley Duschinski, Associate Professor of Anthropology, in a story headlined “Kashmir is a Pivotal Area of South Asia & its History & People are Complex.” Over the past decades, Kashmir has been a battleground for skirmishes and armed conflict between the two nuclear powers of […]

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April 22, 2019 at 10:49 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Wall Street Journal | College Wouldn’t Cost So Much If Students and Faculty Worked Harder

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored an op-ed column in the Wall Street Journal headlined “College Wouldn’t Cost So Much If Students and Faculty Worked Harder.” The subhead is “I assign far less reading, demand less writing, and give higher grades than I did […]

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April 22, 2019 at 10:34 amFaculty in the News In the News

Alumni News | Brown Brings Women’s Health Care to Rural Montana

Elizabeth Brown

KPVI TV reports that Ohio University alum Dr. Elizabeth Brown ’95, an obstetrician and gynecologist, was hired by Glendive Medical Center in Montana. She earned a B.S. in Biological Sciences Pre-Medicine from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. “I am excited to begin practicing at Glendive Medical […]

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April 22, 2019 at 9:44 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch | Telescope Network Helped ID Black Hole

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Astronomy: Telescope network helped ID black hole, shed light on galaxies’ formation.” How do you take a picture of a black hole, which, of course, is black against the background of […]

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April 22, 2019 at 8:42 amFaculty in the News In the News

The Hill, Newsmax Quote Jellison on Democrats’ Concern about ‘Electability’

Dr. Katherine Jellison, portrait

The Hill quotes Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Dems obsess over finding candidate to beat Trump.” “Electability seems to be Democrats’ greatest concern, so even if many of those touting white male candidates have no problem themselves with voting for […]

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April 22, 2019 at 8:36 amFaculty in the News In the News