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University Community Mourns Edwin Curmie Price Jr., Alumnus and OHIO’s First Black Faculty Member

Dr. Edwin Curmie Price Jr.

From Ohio University News Edwin Curmie Price Jr., an Ohio University alumnus and the University’s first Black faculty member, passed away on April 23. The history and status of Black Americans at Ohio University, published in 1974, notes “the hiring of O.U.’s first black faculty member, E. Curmie Price, in […]

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May 7, 2021 at 1:59 pmAlumni News

Ping Institute Teacher Workshop | Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in the Ancient World, June 16-18

Ping Institute Teacher Workshop | Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in the Ancient World, June 16-18

The Charles J. Ping Institute for the Humanities proudly presents: “Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in the Ancient World” a three-day workshop for high school teachers of the humanities on June 16-18. How old are concepts such as race and ethnicity? How did ancient Greeks and Romans define and describe people […]

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May 6, 2021 at 3:33 pmAnnouncements Events News

Career Corner | Scribe Program Looking for Senior Pre-Health, Pre-Vet Majors

Career Corner | Scribe Program Looking for Senior Pre-Health, Pre-Vet Majors

ScribeAmerica hires and trains medical and veterinary scribes to work alongside physicians and veterinarians in health-care facilities nationwide. They are looking for graduating pre health and pre-vet seniors who plan on taking a gap year for openings in Cleveland, Cincinnati, Dayton, and Ironton. Cleveland Medical Scribe Application Cincinnati Medical Scribe […]

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May 5, 2021 at 5:33 pmNews

Waterbury Awarded Fulbright to Study Hungary and Ethnic Identity in the European Neighborhood

Dr. Myra Waterbury

Dr. Myra Waterbury was recently named a Fulbright Scholar and will be headed to Budapest in the spring of 2022 to conduct research on Hungary’s disparate populations. Waterbury, professor of Political Science at Ohio University, says that “Hungary can be understood as existing in a state of ‘divided nationhood’ in […]

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May 5, 2021 at 10:12 amNews Research

Houser Wants to Observe Tornados as They Cross the Landscape, BBC Wants to Film It

Dr. Jana Houser with the University of Oklahoma’s Rapid-scan, X-band, polarimetric mobile radar (RaXPol).

From Ohio University News Dr. Jana Houser heads to Oklahoma this month in search of more answers about how tornados behave. Usually, Houser takes some Ohio University students with her to do fieldwork in Tornado Alley. But this year it will just be her, the University of Oklahoma radar team […]

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May 4, 2021 at 1:55 pmNews Research

Request for Papers: 2021 Ohio Public Interest Environmental Justice Writing Competition

Request for Papers: 2021 Ohio Public Interest Environmental Justice Writing Competition

The Ohio Environment Council launches the second Ohio Public Interest Environmental Justice Writing Competition to highlight the high-quality academic work of individuals soon to enter the legal or policy world and catalyze conversation about issues facing Ohio’s environment. This year writing prompts has water as its focus: Our Fight for […]

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May 4, 2021 at 1:08 pmNews

Samuel Gutherz Awarded Graduate College Fellowship

Samuel Gutherz

From Ohio University News This year five named fellowships were funded through the Graduate College, in the amount of $2,000 per semester for academic year 2021-22. This is in addition to a student’s existing appointment. The Graduate College Fellowship goes to Samuel Gutherz, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences […]

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May 4, 2021 at 12:07 pmNews