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University’s MLK Jr. Celebration Week begins Jan. 15

From Compass Ohio University celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in January 2018 on the Athens Campus. The annual celebration is coordinated by the University’s MLK Jr. Celebration Planning Committee and is sponsored by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion. These are some of the […]

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January 5, 2018 at 1:14 pmAnnouncements

MLK Day | Teach In – Extending King’s Vision to Action in the Age of 45, Jan. 19

MLK Day | Teach In – Extending King’s Vision to Action in the Age of 45, Jan. 19

Ohio University’s Between Love & Hate theme presents a “Teach In – Extending King’s Vision to Action in the Age of 45 ” on Friday, Jan. 19, from 1-2 p.m. in the Multicultural Center Multipurpose Room in Baker Center. A panel of students, faculty, staff and alumni will discuss MLK’s vision. […]

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January 2, 2018 at 7:30 pmEvents

Career Week | New Job, New Place, New Community, Jan. 30

Career Week | New Job, New Place, New Community, Jan. 30

Looking for an internship or job outside of Athens or your hometown? Join a discussion on ways to engage in that new community, and hear from young professionals who have moved to multiple new states for work at New Job, New Place, New Community on Tuesday, Jan. 30,  form 4 […]

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January 2, 2018 at 4:45 pmEvents

MLK Jr. Celebration Kicks Off with Student Poster Contest, Due by Jan. 11

Marchers pray at Galbreath Chapel during a past MLK Jr. Silent March event
Photo courtesy of: University Communications and Marketing

Ohio University will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in January 2018 on the Athens Campus. The annual celebration is coordinated by the University’s MLK Jr. Celebration Planning Committee and is sponsored by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion. These are some of the committee-sponsored […]

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December 2, 2017 at 1:45 pmEvents

Wealth and Poverty Week on Urban Challenges | ‘School to Prison Pipeline’ Narrative, Nov. 2

Dr. Daniel Moak

 The Wealth and Poverty theme hosts Wealth and Poverty Week on Urban Challenges, featuring Dr. Daniel Moak discussing “Class Absence: A Critical Look at the ‘School to Prison Pipeline’ Narrative,” on Thursday, Nov. 2, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Alden 319. Watch live or later on A&S TV. For the […]

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November 1, 2017 at 11:45 pmEvents

Civil War Monuments in the 21st Century: Relevant Historical Artifacts or Relics of a Past Best Forgotten, Sept. 13

General William Tecumseh Sherman Bronze Bas Relief Marching Through Georgia Civil War Memorial Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, D.C. Statue dedicated 1903, artist Carl Rohl-Smith. Located in back of Treasury where President Andrew Johnson and Ulysses Grant reviewed the Army at the end of the Civil War. General Sherman led the review at the head of the Army of Tennessee.

  On Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Athens County Public Library, Dr. Brian Schoen, Associate Professor of History, and Dr. Robin Muhammad, Associate Professor and Chair of African American Studies, will provide openning remarks for an Athens community roundtable on “Civil War Monuments in the 21st Century: […]

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September 1, 2017 at 9:00 pmEvents

African American Studies | Knowing Rendville, African American History in SE Ohio, Feb. 23

Knowing Rendville! is on tap for Thursday evening, Feb. 23,  from 7-9 p.m. at the Southeast Ohio History Center, 24 W. State St., Athens. The two-hour program features a 30-minute documentary on Rendville produced by the late Mark Leff of WOUB a panel of current and former Rendville residents including […]

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February 1, 2017 at 6:30 pmEvents