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Former Gov. Ted Strickland Visits Sociology Classes during Fall Semester

From left, former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, Dr. Rachel Terman, Kaitlyn McNeely, Samantha Miller, Amoriya, Hannah Veerkamp, Wendy Weyers

In addition to spending time with the Wealth & Poverty theme this semester, former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland also spent some time in sociology classes. In Dr. Nicole Kaufman’s Punishment and Society class, Strickland talked about the possible roots of the punitive culture in authoritarian child-rearing practices, problems with the […]

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December 4, 2017 at 11:30 amIn Class News

Food Matters Receives Organic Seed Alliance Funding for Student Travel

Food Matters Receives Organic Seed Alliance Funding for Student Travel

Joy Kostansek, the president of Food Matters, the student organization affiliated with the Food Studies theme, has successfully written a grant request to fund student travel to the 9th annual Organic Seed Growers Conference. This event is hosted by the Organic Seed Alliance in Corvallis, Ore., over a weekend in […]

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December 4, 2017 at 10:24 amNews

Nano Wagon Team Makes The Podium

Pit crew members, from left,  Karthi Perumal, Kondalarao Kotturi, Mersad Raesi and Ramin Rabbani

By Raymond Humienny NQPI writing intern The Ohio University BobCat Nano Wagon took home the silver medal from the first ever Nanocar Race hosted at CEMES (Centre d’Élaboration de Matériaux et d’Etudes Structurales) in Toulouse, France. Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute members Dr. Saw-Wai Hla (Physics & Astronomy) and Dr. […]

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December 3, 2017 at 11:04 pmNews Research

Meyers’ Plant Biology Experiment Goes to Space This Week

Seedlings like those that will grow in space

Editor’s Note: Myers is a graduate student in Environmental & Plant Biology and Molecular and Cellular Biology. By Alexander Meyers, from his Facebook page Graduate Student in Environmental & Plant Biology HEY EVERYBODY— I’M GOING TO SPACE!! Well, not me personally… but the launch of SpaceX-CRS13 resupply mission to the […]

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December 2, 2017 at 1:33 pmNews

Spriggs Has ‘a Toe in Literature, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric’

Dr. Bianca Spriggs

  by Kristin Distel The English Department welcomes newly hired assistant professor Dr. Bianca Spriggs, who comes to Ohio University from the University of Kentucky. Spriggs earned a B.A. in history and studio art from Transylvania University, an M.A. in English literature and creative writing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, […]

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December 1, 2017 at 12:17 pmNews

Transfer Tip | If a Course Is Full, Try the Waitlist

Kristi Conrad

By Kristi Conrad Academic Advisor & Transfer Specialist Didn’t get into a course that you wanted? See if the course has a waitlist option. By adding yourself to the waitlist for a course that is full, you are letting the department know that you are interested in the course and […]

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December 1, 2017 at 11:26 amNews

German Honor Society Delta Phi Alpha Inducts New Members

German Honor Society Delta Phi Alpha Inducts New Members

The Ohio University chapter of the German Honor Society Delta Phi Alpha held its annual induction event on Nov. 28. Delta Phi Alpha members, guests, and  German faculty from the Modern Languages Department gathered over food and conversation to celebrate the new pledges’ academic success and witness their initiation. This […]

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December 1, 2017 at 9:29 amNews