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Post: Proposal Submitted for Observatory on Ridges Site

“Joe Shields, Vice President for Research and Creative Activity and dean of the Graduate College, has proposed OU build an observatory to house two telescopes on the former site of Building 26 at The Ridges,” writes Ohio University Post reporter Will Drabold on Oct. 3. The proposal, submitted Aug. 26, […]

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October 18, 2013 at 9:35 amNews

Beijing International Studies University MOU Promotes Scholarship, Study Abroad

Beijing International Studies University MOU Promotes Scholarship, Study Abroad

By George Mauzy Compass Ohio University’s academic reach around the world was extended on Oct. 15 when it entered into a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Beijing International Studies University (BISU) in China. The MOU states that the new partnership is designed to “promote sustainable scholarly activities and international […]

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October 17, 2013 at 1:24 pmNews

Alum Says: Find a Team to Join at Startup Weekend

Alum Says: Find a Team to Join at Startup Weekend

Daniel Williams went to Startup Weekend 2012 without an idea to pitch. He was looking for a team to join. He found it. Williams majored in Plant Biology in Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences. He also minored in Computer Science and Chemistry and earned a certificate in Bioinformatics. […]

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October 17, 2013 at 10:51 amNews

All Faculty Invited to Explore Curricular Themes on Nov. 5

All Faculty Invited to Explore Curricular Themes on Nov. 5

Ohio University faculty are invited to attend the first annual “Themes Fest” on Nov. 5 from 2-4 p.m., in the Nelson Commons Reception Area. Themes Fest provides an update on the curricular themes initiative launched in the College of Arts & Sciences last spring.  [See A&S Faculty Bring Curricular Themes to […]

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October 16, 2013 at 8:41 amNews

Alum Gets Prize for Turtle Conservation Work in Colombian Amazon

Alum Gets Prize for Turtle Conservation Work in Colombian Amazon

Ohio University alum Dr. Vivian Páez ’95PhD was honored with the Sabin Turtle Conservation Prize at an award ceremony Sept. 30 in New York City. This newly created, $20,000 award is the biggest for turtle conservation in the world and aims to recognize individuals who have made an outstanding contribution […]

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October 15, 2013 at 12:06 pmAlumni News

WOUB Gay Perspectives: ‘My Gender Means Freedom’

WOUB Gay Perspectives: ‘My Gender Means Freedom’

“My gender means freedom,” says Ryan Vollrath ’14 in WOUB’s “Gay Perspectives: Ohio University Student Tells Coming Out Story” video. Vollrath is studying History and Psychology and pursuing Gender and Women’s Studies Certificate in the Ohio University College of Arts & Sciences. “It’s freed me in a lot of ways […]

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October 14, 2013 at 12:02 pmIn the News News Students in the News

Hamby: Will Obama Join FDR and LBJ in Liberal Pantheon?

Dr. Alonzo L. Hamby

Dr. Alonzo L. Hamby, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at Ohio University College of Arts & Sciences, wrote an opinion article for Bloomberg.com. From the early 20th century to the present day, the history of American liberalism has centered on strong presidents ramming “progressive” legislation through hesitant Congresses. Theodore Roosevelt […]

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October 14, 2013 at 10:12 amFaculty in the News News