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Nevin Op-ed | To Make College Affordable Increase State Funding

Dr. Mark Nevin, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University-Lancaster, wrote an op-ed in the Lancaster Eagle Gazette headlined “To make college affordable increase state funding.” The inauguration of Mike DeWine as Ohio Governor offers the opportunity for the state to chart a new course in the area of higher education. […]

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January 20, 2019 at 8:25 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder Quoted in WSJ Column, ‘Think College Is Expensive? Wait Until It’s Free’

Dr. Richard Vedder

Jason Riley quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a Washington Street Journal column headlined “Think College Is Expensive? Wait Until It’s Free.” …The more college graduates, the better, right? And if the college-educated make our society more prosperous in the long run, what’s wrong with […]

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January 17, 2019 at 8:13 amFaculty in the News In the News

Chornock Quoted on ‘Birth of a Black Hole’ Observation

Dr. Ryan Chornock. Photo by Rob Hardin

Dr. Ryan Chornock, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, was quoted in a Space.com article headlined “Mysterious ‘Cow’ Blast in Space May Reveal Birth of a Black Hole” about research announced Jan. 10 at the 233rd meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Seattle. A weirdly bright […]

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January 11, 2019 at 12:20 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

Hicks in Dispatch | Warming Planet Has Real Impact on All of Us, Economically and Otherwise

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Warming planet has real impact on all of us, economically and otherwise.” Many of the satellites orbiting above look inward, toward Earth. For the past three decades, the National Oceanic and […]

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January 8, 2019 at 10:31 amFaculty in the News In the News

Debtwire Quotes Vedder on Fiscal Health of HBCUs

Dr. Richard Vedder

Debtwire  quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Historically black colleges struggle as more students pursue ‘mainstream’ educations.” Through 1980, enrollment grew at HBCUs, but that has changed as more black students look to “traditional or mainstream” universities, said Richard Vedder, professor […]

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January 8, 2019 at 9:03 amFaculty in the News In the News

Bond Buyer Quotes Vedder on College Stadium Bonds

Dr. Richard Vedder

The Bond Buyer quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Empty feeling at college football stadiums after bond boom.” “We practically have to kidnap kids off the street to get them to the game,” joked Ohio University economics professor Richard Vedder, who […]

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January 8, 2019 at 8:56 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Patent Battle: Washington U. in St. Louis 32, University of Wisconsin 0

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “Patent Battle: Washington U. in St. Louis 32, University of Wisconsin 0.” The discovery dimension of higher education mostly involves basic research, but sometimes out of scientific inquiry comes valuable commercial applications. Once most […]

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January 8, 2019 at 8:49 amFaculty in the News In the News