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A&S Faculty Bring Curricular Themes to Life

A&S Faculty Bring Curricular Themes to Life

College of Arts & Sciences faculty are tackling the challenges of the 21st century by building interdisciplinary and team-taught courses around a new set of curricular themes. This initiative seeks to provide students with a broad but integrated range of opportunities for building the critical skills and knowledge they need […]

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October 7, 2013 at 5:16 pmNews

Classics in a Pool, Classics Online, Classics’ Metamorphosis?

Classics in a Pool, Classics Online, Classics’ Metamorphosis?

When classics faculty from around the state gather at Ohio University this weekend, their agenda melds some classical scholarly discussions with some modern techniques—a swimming pool, QR codes, online teaching, and undergraduate student research. The Department of Classics and World Religions hosts the 2013 meeting of the Ohio Classical Conference […]

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October 3, 2013 at 10:45 amNews

New Gordy ‘Holo-Deck’ Takes Students…Everywhere

New Gordy ‘Holo-Deck’ Takes Students…Everywhere

By Jill Wallenhorst, Compass What sounds more appealing: going to class or going to the moon? There is a place on Ohio University’s Athens Campus that allows students to do both. Welcome to Gordy 015. One component of OHIO’s Language Resource Center, this high-tech facility dedicated to language learning now […]

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October 3, 2013 at 7:39 amIn Class News

How Much Snot Does a T Rex Sneeze?

How Much Snot Does a T Rex Sneeze?

How much snot does a T Rex sneeze? Dinosaur expert Larry Witmer brought out the green slime as an encore at his standing-room-only Science Café presentation on Sept. 25. You can see it again at A&S TV. A researcher whose passion is studying the anatomy of dinosaur skulls knows a lot […]

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September 26, 2013 at 10:19 pmNews

Climate Change: Forests and the ‘Missing Carbon Sink’

Climate Change: Forests and the ‘Missing Carbon Sink’

As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) prepares to announce its Fifth Assessment Report from Working Group I on Friday, Sept. 27, in Stockholm, researchers continue to test hypotheses that help shape the climate change picture. Dr. Sarah Davis, Assistant Professor in the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public […]

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September 26, 2013 at 8:10 pmNews Research

Four A&S Classified Employees Honored for Service

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Four College of Arts & Sciences classified employees were among the 150 Ohio University employees honored at the 44th annual Classified Service Awards on Sept. 25. Loretta Bartlett and Mark Shields were honored for 25 years of service. And Molly Delaval and Michelle Raines were honored for 20 years of […]

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September 26, 2013 at 4:34 pmNews

‘You’re Not Going to Break Bach… Experiment!’

‘You’re Not Going to Break Bach… Experiment!’

By Natalie Klco ’15 Honors Tutorial College and Physics major studying Music, Ohio University For two weeks this summer in Arcata, California, I shared a love for an instrument whose mere existence is unknown to most. I sat next to an older gentleman from the Arcata community at one of […]

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September 26, 2013 at 8:53 amNews