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Sophomore’s Photo Is 2018 Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp

Sophomore’s Photo Is 2018 Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp

A garter snake photograph by Ohio University sophomore Ryan Wagner was chosen as the official 2018 Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp photograph. Wagner snapped the winning photo during summer fieldwork while the harmless garter “glared defiantly” at him. Wagner is a Biological Sciences-Wildlife and Conservation major. The Ohio Department of Natural […]

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December 7, 2017 at 11:18 amIn Class News

Molina Herrera Wins First Place in OPIE Writing Contest

Molina Herrera Wins First Place in OPIE Writing Contest

  Ricardo Molina Herrera won first place in the Ohio Program of Intensive English Writing Contest, organized this semester by the OPIE Ambassadors. For the contest, participants submitted a four- to five-paragraph essay in response to one of the following topics: 1). Describe your life as an OHIO student; 2) Describe what […]

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December 6, 2017 at 2:38 pmIn Class News

Food Matters Highlights Women of Local Food System

Women Grow Ohio panelists.

Food Matters, the student organization affiliated with the Food Studies theme, hosted a panel highlighting women in the local food system at a Dec. 5 event titled Women Grow Ohio. The panel included: Becky Clark of Pork and Pickles, Christine Hughes of the Village Bakery, Marjie Shew of Shew’s Grass […]

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December 6, 2017 at 2:16 pmNews

New Observatory Draws Visitors Skyward

Astronomy Instructor George Eberts with the Fecker telescope

When it comes to mapping the night sky for visitors to Ohio University’s new observatory at The Ridges, astronomer Dr. Doug Clowe and his colleagues have ample opportunities to point to planets and star constellations, as well as other celestial bodies. Since the opening of the Ohio University Observatory last May, […]

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December 5, 2017 at 3:30 pmNews

Advising Tip | Learn More About Liberal Arts Distribution Hours

Tetyana Dovbnya

By Tetyana Dovbnya Academic Advisor / International Student Advising Specialist Liberal Arts Distribution hours. Why are they required, and how can you fulfill them? In a general sense, the Liberal Arts prepare you to reason broadly about many different areas of thought and become a lifelong learner. By studying the […]

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December 4, 2017 at 5:31 pmNews

Ping Institute Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Ping Institute Celebrates 20th Anniversary

by Kristin Distel This year, the Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities celebrated an important milestone—its 20th anniversary of providing cutting-edge continuing education for secondary teachers and humanities faculty. The Ping Institute, which was founded by the Ohio University Board of Trustees, is widely recognized for […]

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December 4, 2017 at 4:22 pmNews

Career Corner | Alumni Investigate Campus Well with Geology Students

Mitchell Brourman '94 showed students traducer data of the groundwater level measurements

By Lisa DeRose ’11 Geological Sciences Alumni Advisory Board Member Members of the Geological Sciences Alumni Advisory Board visited campus Nov. 17 to engage students in a hands-on field day involving the evaluation of a groundwater production well located in the Convocation Center parking lot. The board maintains a close […]

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December 4, 2017 at 11:54 amAlumni News