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Classics Scholar Appointed Ping Professor of Humanities

Spring 1997 Dr. Thomas Carpenter, a professor of classics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, was named the Charles J. Ping Professor of Humanities in early January. He begins teaching on the Athens campus in September. Carpenter’s research interests focus on Greek religion and the way ancient imagery contributes […]

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August 27, 2013 at 9:57 amNews

William Condee Appointed to Distinguished Teaching Professorship

ATHENS, Ohio (June 19, 2006)—The professors and fellows of the Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities are pleased to announce the appointment of William F. Condee as the J. Richard Hamilton/Baker and Hostetler Professor of Humanities. His appointment will take effect at the beginning of Fall […]

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August 27, 2013 at 9:54 amNews

Konneker Fund Supports Programs with Wide Impact, Best Practices in Mind

May 1, 2013 By Kelee Riesbeck Trustees of The Ohio University Foundation approved funding for projects that benefit OHIO faculty and students at the Athens and regional campuses through the Konneker Fund for Learning and Discovery Endowment at their March meeting. Konneker Funds are aimed at supporting projects that have […]

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August 27, 2013 at 9:36 amNews

‘A Toe into the Sea of Knowledge That Churns Before Me’

‘A Toe into the Sea of Knowledge That Churns Before Me’

By Helen Cothrel ’15 Honors Tutorial College and Physics Major, Ohio University Experimental physics has proven to be a fickle beast, but perseverance in the face of its vicissitudes is rewarding. In the lab this summer, first I had to master the tools, but then I learned the joy of […]

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August 24, 2013 at 3:49 pmIn Class News Research

OPIE Preps 28 Fulbright Scholars for Study in the U.S.

OPIE Preps 28 Fulbright Scholars for Study in the U.S.

For the 20th time since 1990, the Ohio Program of Intensive English (OPIE) was selected to host Fulbright scholars from other countries for a three-week U.S. Department of State Training as they prepared to study in the United States. OPIE, in the Ohio University Department of Linguistics, hosted 28 Fulbright […]

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August 23, 2013 at 3:43 pmNews

A&S Students Help Volleyball Team Earn Academic Accolades

A&S Students Help Volleyball Team Earn Academic Accolades

The Ohio University volleyball team was awarded an American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award on Aug. 7 for the 2012-13 academic year. The Bobcats have received the prestigious honor for four consecutive seasons. “I’m proud of our team’s work in the classroom,” head coach Ryan Theis said. “We make academics a […]

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August 7, 2013 at 4:56 pmNews

Thomas: The Voyage Homewards

Thomas: The Voyage Homewards

By Rachel Thomas Honors Tutorial College student studying Classics in Rome Although, while I wandered about in Trastevere, it seemed my journeys would never end, my six weeks roaming soon came to a close. After an intense five weeks spent exploring both in class and out, a brief but intense […]

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August 3, 2013 at 9:55 amIn Class News