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Lee and Alum Co-Author Article on Relationship Between Syntactic Complexity and Writing Quality in Student Writing

Lee and Alum Co-Author Article on Relationship Between Syntactic Complexity and Writing Quality in Student Writing

J. Elliott Casal and Dr. Joseph Lee J. Elliott Casal ’14M, Ohio University alum, and Dr. Joseph Lee, Assistant Director of the ELIP Academic & Global Communication Program, co-author an article, “Syntactic Complexity and Writing Quality in Assessed First-Year L2 Writing,” in the latest volume of the Journal of Second […]

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May 15, 2019 at 11:04 amAlumni in the News Faculty in the News

New York Times Quotes Jellison on Melania Trump Superlatives

Dr. Katherine Jellison, portrait

The New York Times quotes Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Melania Trump Celebrates, With Superlatives, ‘Be Best’ Campaign.” You know, God is smart,” Eric Bolling, a host for the Sinclair Broadcast Group who teams up with “Be Best” on anti-opioids […]

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May 8, 2019 at 10:36 amFaculty in the News In the News

WGN Interviews Vedder on College Admissions Scandal

Dr. Richard Vedder

Chicago’s WGN interviewed Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, via Facetime in a segment headlined “Author Richard Vedder on the college admissions scandal.” There have been scandals like this for years. Wealthy people have been sort of buying their way into college for a long […]

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May 5, 2019 at 11:42 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Post-Gazette | Reform Must Begin with Information, Incentives Innovation

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored an op-ed in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette headlined “The three deficiencies of higher education: Reform must begin with information, incentives and innovation.” The recent Varsity Blues college admissions scandal shows affluent Americans will pay large sums to get their […]

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May 5, 2019 at 11:30 amFaculty in the News In the News

Fox Business Interviews Vedder on Rising Tuition, Student Load Debt

Fox Business Interviews Vedder on Rising Tuition, Student Load Debt

Fox Business host Stuart Varney interviewed Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a segment headlined “Government largely to blame for surging college tuition?” Varney asked Vedder about the impact of the government on the rising cost of a college education and about his new […]

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May 5, 2019 at 10:59 amFaculty in the News In the News

Semester at Chubu University Provides Research, Teaching Opportunities for Thompson

Dr. Chris Thompson firing his assigned flintlock musket at Asuke Hachimangū Shrine on the first day of the Asuke Fall Matsuri.

From Compass | Submitted by the Office of Global Affairs Dr. Chris Thompson, Associate Professor of Linguistics, spent the fall 2018 semester at Chubu University in Japan, and his work there will provide new momentum for his teaching and research activities for years to come. From Sept. 8 through Dec. […]

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April 24, 2019 at 5:36 pmFaculty in the News In the News

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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