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Shadis, Moran and Bell Present at Kings and Queens Conference in Sicily

Dr. Theresa Moran, Dr. Cinzia Recca, University of Catania, Department of Educational Sciences, Local Conference Organizer, Dr. Miriam Shadis

Dr. Miriam Shadis, Associate Professor of History, Dr. Theresa Moran, Director of Food Studies, and Dr. David Bell, Chair of Linguistics presented papers at the Eighth Edition of the Kings and Queens Conference — Resilio ergo Regno: Resilience, Continuity and Recovery at Royal Courts. The conference brings together scholars working […]

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September 10, 2019 at 10:14 amFaculty in the News News

Windham on Vedder’s Book | ‘Comprehensive Treatment and Well-Researched Analysis’

Windham on Vedder’s Book | ‘Comprehensive Treatment and Well-Researched Analysis’

Columnist James Windham reviews a new book by Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a column headlined “Fixing Higher Education in America” in Education News. But upon digging into it, I was struck by its comprehensive treatment and well-researched analysis of the wide range of […]

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September 6, 2019 at 11:25 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Intellectual Gerrymandering: ‘E Unum Pluribus’ On Campus

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “Intellectual Gerrymandering: ‘E Unum Pluribus’ On Campus.” About two-thirds of the way through (page 373 specifically) his magisterial assessment of contemporary life and its foundations, The Conservative Sensibility, George Will drops a great bon […]

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September 6, 2019 at 11:11 amFaculty in the News In the News

Athens News Writes about Student Farm Food in Dining Halls

A variety of greens grow in the high tunnel at the OHIO Student Farm.

The Athens News reports on Ohio University buying local produce in a story headlined “OU opens the door to more local food in dining halls: OU Student Farm and Chesterhill Produce Auction now food sources.” …The university buying food from Chesterhill, Morgan County, (about 30 minutes away from Athens by […]

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September 5, 2019 at 11:39 amIn the News

Visiting Professor Cho and MA Linguistics Students Present Research on the Role of Intonation in Second-Language Acquisition at KFLC

Visiting Professor Cho and MA Linguistics Students Present Research on the Role of Intonation in Second-Language Acquisition at KFLC

  On Saturday, April 13th, Dr. Christine MoonKyoung Cho and three Linguistics Master’s students, An Nguyen ‘20, Irene Lucena ‘19, and Carla Consolini ‘19, presented a research project at the Kentucky Foreign Language Conference (KFLC), held at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. They developed the project through LING 5940, […]

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September 3, 2019 at 10:18 amNews Research Students in the News

Linguistics Colloquium | Alumnus James Stratman on Forensic Linguistics, Oct. 25

Dr. James Stratman

The Linguistics Colloquium series presents Ohio University alumnus Dr. James Stratman ’73 discussing “Forensic Linguistics” on Friday, Oct. 25, from 12:55 to 1:55 p.m. in Gordy 301. A retired associate professor of communication studies at the University of Colorado Denver, Stratman earned his undergraduate degree in Philosophy from the College […]

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September 2, 2019 at 10:15 amAlumni Events Staff in the News

Washington Post Calls Kendhammer’s Boko Haram ‘Book You Need’

Dr. Brandon Kendhammer

A new book by Dr. Brandon Kendhammer was featured in a Washington Post review headlined “Here are the three new books you need to understand Nigeria.” Brandon Kendhammer and Carmen McCain’s “Boko Haram” narrates and richly contextualizes the story of Boko Haram, the jihadist group based in Nigeria, tying together […]

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August 28, 2019 at 8:17 amFaculty in the News In the News