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LeMay Interviews Berry Grass about ‘Hall of Waters’

Dr. Eric LeMay

Dr. Eric LeMay, a host on New Books in Literature, interviews Berry Grass about a new collection of essays titled “Hall of Waters.” LeMay is Associate Professor of English at Ohio University. “Grass’s aim is nothing less than to demythologize the American Midwest. Grass wants us to see something like […]

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March 11, 2020 at 11:23 amFaculty in the News In the News

CBC Radio Interviews Holcomb about Discovering ‘Romance in Marseille’

Dr. Gary Holcomb

CBC’s On Demand with Tom Power interviewed Dr. Gary Holcomb about “rediscovering Claude McKay’s Romance in Marseille, a novel that was lost to history.” Holcomb is Professor of African American Studies at Ohio University. Claude McKay was a seminal figure of the Harlem Renaissance. The Jamaican-born writer is remembered, in part, […]

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March 11, 2020 at 11:03 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | The Flight To Quality In College Admissions

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “The Flight To Quality In College Admissions.” What explains why some colleges are desperate for students, facing enrollment declines threatening institutional survival, while other schools are not facing falling enrollments nor related budget woes? Is […]

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March 10, 2020 at 8:07 amFaculty in the News In the News

OHIO News Writes about Sophia Boothby on International Women’s Day

Sophia Boothby

Ohio University News writes about five OHIO women in a story celebrating “International Women’s Day.” One of the women featured is Sophia Boothby ’20, majoring in Environmental Biology and Political Sciences, with an Environmental Studies Certificate. Sophia Boothby grew up in many parts of North Carolina and Virginia with her […]

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March 9, 2020 at 9:44 amIn the News Students in the News

Alumni News | Lutz Named Regional Sales Director for BPAS

John Lutz

BPAS, a national provider of retirement and benefit plans, announced that Ohio University alum John Lutz has joined the organization as its regional sales director managing the Southeast territory, according to planadviser.com. Lutz earned a bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO in […]

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March 8, 2020 at 9:31 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Should We Tax English Majors But Subsidize Engineers?

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “Should We Tax English Majors But Subsidize Engineers?” …For example, say the average graduate of XYZ University earns $40,000 a year, but the average XYZ engineer earns $60,000 while the average sociology graduate […]

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March 6, 2020 at 1:26 pmFaculty in the News In the News

AFP Quotes Jellison on Jill Biden, ‘Ideal’ Political Partner

Dr. Katherine Jellison

Agence France-Presse quotes Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Jill Biden, Joe’s protective wife and campaign cohort.” Her professional record, her warm and friendly persona and ability to campaign effectively on her own make Jill Biden an “ideal” 21st century political […]

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March 6, 2020 at 8:33 amFaculty in the News In the News