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Vedder in Forbes | Fiscal Insanity In College Sports

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored an article at Forbes headlined “Colorado State, Rutgers, Eastern Michigan University: Fiscal Insanity In College Sports.” Summer is when sports fans take a hiatus from big-time collegiate competitions involving balls. Perhaps it is a good time, then, to reflect […]

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July 18, 2018 at 9:07 amFaculty in the News In the News

Rice Talks about ‘Synergy’ Between English, Engineering Courses

Dr. Linda J. Rice

Dr. Linda Rice, Professor and Chair of English at Ohio University, was quoted in an Instructional Innovation story headlined “AIA-Supported Projects: Synergies in Teaching and Learning.” Vouzianas is a lecturer of engineering and technology fundamentals in the Russ College of Engineering and Technology. His students in the “Overview of Engineering […]

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July 16, 2018 at 12:28 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch | Would Alien Civilizations’ Energy Use Destroy Their Planets?

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Astronomy: If there are alien civilizations, are they also straining their environment?” About a week ago, I heard an interview with astrophysicist Adam Frank, who recently published a book titled “Light […]

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July 16, 2018 at 8:49 amFaculty in the News In the News

Rios Study: Men Who Sexually Harass Subordinates Fear Being Judged as Incompetent

Dr. Kimberly Rios

New research by Dr. Kimberly Rios, Associate Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, shows that sexual harassment is related to feeling threatened and wanting to maintain one’s social status. The numerous high-profile men who have recently been accused of sexual harassment may not have been simply exercising their power. Instead […]

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Vedder in Forbes | Victory for Academic Freedom

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored an article at Forbes headlined “Victory For Academic Freedom In Wisconsin.” The American academy was strengthened a bit last Friday. The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled 4 to 2 in favor of Professor John McAdams, and against Marquette University, reinstating […]

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July 10, 2018 at 11:34 amFaculty in the News In the News

New York Times Quotes Jellison on Melania Trump’s Role on Europe Trip

Dr. Katherine Jellison

Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor and Chair of History at Ohio University, is quoted in a New York Times article headlined “Melania Trump’s Task in Europe? Show Another Side of the White House.” Katherine Jellison, a professor at Ohio University who studies first ladies, said that Mrs. Trump had her work […]

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July 10, 2018 at 11:30 amFaculty in the News In the News

Anderson Appointed to Ohio Historic Site Preservation Advisory Board

Dr. Timothy Anderson

Ohio Governor John R. Kasich announced the appointment of Dr. Timothy G. Anderson to the Ohio Historic Site Preservation Advisory Board for a three-year term beginning June 28. Anderson, Associate Professor of Geography, is a historical geographer with research interests in three main areas. “First, much of my current research […]

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