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Carpenter Named 2013 Distinguished Professor

Carpenter Named 2013 Distinguished Professor

Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis bestowed the 2013 Distinguished Professor Award on Dr. Tom Carpenter at the Graduate Commencement ceremony on May 3. Carpenter is Director of the Ohio University Ping Institute for the Teaching of Humanities. He is also the Charles J. Ping Professor of Humanities at the University […]

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May 21, 2013 at 6:43 pmNews

D.C. Alumni Talk Cyber Security at Washington Forum

D.C. Alumni Talk Cyber Security at Washington Forum

By Amista Lipot More than 60 Ohio University alumni attended the Washington Policy Forum in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, May 14 at the Capitol Visitor Center. The event, focusing on cyber security and homeland defense, was the second in a series aimed at reconnecting alumni in the nation’s capital to […]

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May 21, 2013 at 4:44 pmAlumni News

Chronicle: The Long Odds of the Faculty Job Search

Chronicle: The Long Odds of the Faculty Job Search

The May 19 Chronicle of Higher Education article “The Long Odds of the Faculty Job Search” featured a review of an Ohio University faculty search in the Department of English Language and Literature in the College of Arts & Sciences. The creative writing position was filled by Patrick O’Keeffe, whose […]

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May 21, 2013 at 4:11 pmFaculty in the News In the News News

A&S Mourns Loss of Biology Student in Accident

A&S Mourns Loss of Biology Student in Accident

Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences are mourning the loss of 20-year-old undergraduate student David K. Spyke in a skateboarding accident May 12 in Cincinnati. As reported in Compass: Spyke, of Anchorage, Alaska, had just completed his sophomore year in Ohio University’s College of Arts and Sciences, […]

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May 21, 2013 at 3:59 pmNews

7 A&S Faculty Honored with Emeriti Association Induction

President Roderick J. McDavis and George Weckman, Emeriti Association President. Photography by Kayla Hoffman

Seven College of Arts & Sciences faculty were inducted into the Ohio University Emeriti Association at a May 16 luncheon: Waltraud Bald—Modern Languages Ronald H. Isaac—Geography Mary K. Jordan—Linguistics/OPIE Ellengene H. Peterson—Biological Sciences Patricia Anne Porter—Modern Languages Michael H. Rowe—Biological Sciences Karin Wright—Modern Languages According to the Compass article: Emeriti status is awarded to those […]

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May 21, 2013 at 3:41 pmNews

Moore Leads Kenyon Review Writers Workshop

Moore Leads Kenyon Review Writers Workshop

  Dinty W. Moore, Ohio University Director of Creative Writing, is leading a literary nonfiction workshop at the Kenyon Review Writers Workshop in June. The Kenyon Review Writers Workshop focuses on the generation and revision of new work. Moore, professor of English in the College of Arts & Sciences, is the author of the […]

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May 20, 2013 at 4:05 pmNews

Psychology Student Gets Fellowship for Dissertation Research, Presents in Belgium on ADHD

Nora Bunford

Psychology Ph.D. student  Nora Bunford was chosen to receive the 2013 American Psychological Foundation Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship, which will provide $25,000 to support her dissertation research. Bunford is pursing a Ph.D. in Clinical Child Psychology. She’s also headed to Belgium in June for two poster presentations. “The […]

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May 14, 2013 at 8:40 pmNews