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Vedder in Forbes | Crisis #1: College Is Too Costly

Vedder in Forbes | Crisis #1: College Is Too Costly

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “The Triple College Crisis. Crisis #1: College Is Too Costly.” Ask 100 randomly selected Americans, “What is the biggest problem with American universities?” I would bet the most frequent answer would be, “they […]

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March 15, 2019 at 10:10 amFaculty in the News In the News

Jellison Quoted on Melania, Ivanka Trump Relationship

Dr. Katherine Jellison, portrait

The Community News Blog quotes Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “The Truth About Melania and Ivanka Trump’s Unusual Relationship.” Talking about the almost unprecedented influence that two adult women have on this president (FDR’s relationships with his wife and mother come […]

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March 15, 2019 at 9:49 amFaculty in the News In the News

Jellison Talks to Spectrum about Monumental Movements Started by Rural Women

Dr. Katherine Jellison, portrait

WOUB Spectrum interviewed Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Rural Women Have Started and Led Monumental Women’s Movements.” Until about 1920, rural women in the United States outnumbered urban women and they were the genesis of many historic women’s movement initiatives. […]

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March 13, 2019 at 8:58 amFaculty in the News In the News

Nellis in Dispatch | Civil Discourse Is Skill We Can Learn, Practice

President M. Duane Nellis

Dr. M. Duane Nellis, President of Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Civil discourse is a skill we can learn to practice.” Nellis writes about the National Institute for Civil Discourse “tools that everyone can use in their homes, in their places of work and places of […]

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March 13, 2019 at 8:34 amFaculty in the News In the News

AP Quotes Jellison on Reclusive Melania Trump

Dr. Katherine Jellison, portrait

The Associated Press quoted Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “First lady: Growing ease in official role, but not politics.” Recent first ladies have all taken prominent roles in re-election campaigns. Michelle Obama, Laura Bush, Hillary Clinton and Barbara Bush all […]

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March 11, 2019 at 8:46 amFaculty in the News In the News

Post Talks to Fogt About Climate Research in Antarctica

Dr. Ryan Fogt

Dr. Ryan Fogt was featured in a Post story headlined “On Thin Ice: How Climate Change Presents Itself in Different Areas.” Fogt is Associate Professor of Geography and Director of the Scalia Lab at Ohio University. He leads the Sustainable Administration Hub at OHIO. …Fogt has several research projects on […]

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March 8, 2019 at 12:37 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Enquirer Quotes Springer on Landslides Becoming More Common

Dr. Gregory Springer

The Cincinnati Enquirer quoted Dr. Gregory Springer, Associate Professor and Chair of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, in a story headlined “‘It’s like someone put a bomb in your yard.’ Landslides in Greater Cincinnati are bad. And they’ll probably get worse.” As the earth warms, it means the atmosphere can hold […]

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