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Inside Higher Ed quotes Akil Houston on backlash to curriculum incentive plan

Dr. Akil Houston

Inside Higher Ed interviewed Dr. Akil Houston for a new story headlined “Curriculum Incentive Plan Prompts Political Backlash.” Houston is Associate Professor of Cultural and Media Studies in the African American Studies Department in the College of Arts & Sciences. Akil Houston, an associate professor of African American studies at […]

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January 7, 2022 at 5:26 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch: ‘Still much to ponder in the night sky’

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks wrote a special column for the Columbus Dispatch and USA Today Network headlined Astronomy: Just as in the Bible story of the three wise men, there is today still much to ponder in the night sky. … Soon, Christmas will have come and gone. Children will have […]

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December 22, 2021 at 8:36 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | A high quality back to the basics university?

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column at Forbes headlined Making Colleges Work Again: Lessons From Adam Smith. In the article, he envisions a “high quality Back to the Basics University.” …We are approaching 250 years since the founder of modern economic analysis, […]

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December 8, 2021 at 9:49 amIn the News

Courier quotes Vedder on why gas prices are rising

Dr. Richard Vedder

The (Findlay, Ohio) Courier quoted Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a story headlined Gas prices hitting highs. Richard Vedder, an emeritus economics professor at Ohio University, said the increase in gas prices needs to be put in the context of broader inflation happening […]

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December 7, 2021 at 3:57 pmFaculty in the News In the News

BBC quotes Akil Houston on Kanye West’s new album

Dr. Akil Houston

The BBC Profile program interviewed Dr. Akil Houston on the release of Donda, Kanye West’s newest album. I still remember the first time I saw him on MTV. There was something different about the way that he talked about his craft and what he saw on the horizon. He showed the […]

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November 9, 2021 at 4:28 pmFaculty in the News In the News

WCPO quotes Houser on relief efforts for Haiti, weather complications

Dr. Jana Houser

WCPO TV 9 quotes Dr. Jana Houser in a story headlined Matthew 25: Ministries extending relief efforts for Haiti’s recovery after massive earthquake. Houser is associate professor of Geography at Ohio University. “That has the equivalent of about 20 billion kilograms of dynamite, so that is a lot of energy,” […]

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August 18, 2021 at 2:12 pmFaculty in the News In the News

WBNS quotes Sandal on situation for women in Afghanistan

Dr. Nukhet Sandal. Photo by Ben Siegel

WBNS 10 quotes Dr. Nukhet Sandal in an article and video headlined  Two Ohio university professors speak about situation for women in Afghanistan. Sandal is associate professor and chair of Political Science in the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. “I am in shock and I am very […]

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