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A Smoking Cauldron, a Rocket in a Bottle and Elephant Toothpaste

A Smoking Cauldron, a Rocket in a Bottle and Elephant Toothpaste

Children and families packed the Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery as Alpha Chi Sigma chemistry students brought some of Harry Potter’s magic potions to life—a smoking cauldron, a rocket in a bottle and elephant toothpaste. Story by Katie Hendershot, Compass The Ohio University students reached out to many who may […]

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September 13, 2013 at 9:03 amNews

Alum’s Creative Writing Career Leapfrogs Ahead

Alum’s Creative Writing Career Leapfrogs Ahead

Congrats to Creative Writing alum David Armstrong ’02, ’11M, whose first book, a story collection called Going Anywhere, won the Leapfrog Press Fiction Contest and will be published in fall of 2014. He just started “seriously writing short stories” about two years ago, and in the last six months he’s […]

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September 11, 2013 at 12:12 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News News

Japanese Governor of Hard-Hit Iwate Area Says Thank You for Tsunami Aid

Japanese Governor of Hard-Hit Iwate Area Says Thank You for Tsunami Aid

The Governor of Japan’s Iwate Prefecture, which was inundated by the 2011 tsunami and earthquake, said thank you to donors from the United States at a Thank You Tomodachi event in New York Aug. 26 with an evening of celebration and remembrance. The event featured words of gratitude from the Iwate […]

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August 30, 2013 at 2:48 pmNews

Scotland’s Ties to Appalachia? Students Find Out

Scotland’s Ties to Appalachia? Students Find Out

This summer, eight students from Ohio University completed the first ever Linguists Study Abroad program in Edinburgh, Scotland. Dr. Michelle O’Malley, Assistant Professor in the Linguistics Department, developed the program, which focuses on the linguistic and cultural history of Scotland and its ties to Appalachia. “This program was developed as […]

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August 29, 2013 at 4:10 pmNews

Houston Named Among Top African American Professors in Ohio

Houston Named Among Top African American Professors in Ohio

Ohio University professor and alum Dr. Akil Houston has been named to a list of the Top 25 African American Professors in Ohio at Online Schools Ohio, run by StateStats.org. Houston is Assistant Professor of Cultural and Media Studies in the Department of African American Studies in the College of […]

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August 29, 2013 at 9:53 amFaculty in the News In the News News

Brian Collins and Aaron Glaim to Teach World Religions

By Tim Smith This Fall the Department of Classics & World Religions is delighted to welcome two new faculty members who will be teaching courses in World Religions. Dr. Brian Collins comes to us most recently from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, where he had served as a Adjunct […]

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August 28, 2013 at 4:24 pmNews

Professor William Condee Selected for Fulbright Award in Germany

March 8, 2012 By Kyle Ranally Ohio University Professor of Theater William F. Condee was selected for a Fulbright Specialists project in Germany at the University of Leipzig. Condee was appointed to this program by the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. For […]

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August 27, 2013 at 10:16 amNews