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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

Political Power: How Female Legislators Impact Policy Decisions

Political Power: How Female Legislators Impact Policy Decisions

By Corinne Colbert If you don’t think it matters whether women serve in legislatures, Dr. Sarah Poggione has a story for you. In the late 1990s, an all-male committee of the Pennsylvania state senate was deciding which benefits to mandate in health insurance coverage sold in the state. On the […]

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October 11, 2013 at 9:10 amNews

Indo-American Friendship Day Dinner Tickets Available

Indo-American Friendship Day Dinner Tickets Available

The Indo-American Friendship Day Dinner provides an evening of Indian cuisine & entertainment on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 5 p.m. in the Baker University Center Ballroom. Proceeds go to support current Friends of India activities such as funding for Ohio University students to study and participate in service-learning projects in […]

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October 9, 2013 at 2:40 pmNews

Post: Leipzig Professor Talks About Transition to Democracy

Post: Leipzig Professor Talks About Transition to Democracy

By Dina Berliner, Post Professor Günther Heydemann, a chair in contemporary history at the University of Leipzig and the director of the Hannah Arendt Institute in Dresden, visited Scripps Hall on Tuesday night to give a lecture. The lecture, titled “The Difficult Road from Dictatorship to Democracy: The Delayed Revolution […]

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October 8, 2013 at 3:37 pmNews