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Curran searches for clues to human dispersal into Europe along the Danube River

Curran searches for clues to human dispersal into Europe along the Danube River

From Ohio University News Early human ancestors (hominins) dispersing from Africa into Eurasia 2 million years ago would have found a hospitable environment to enter Europe through southern Romania along the Danube River and its tributaries, says an Ohio University anthropologist. An international research team is working to find evidence […]

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June 28, 2021 at 1:02 pmResearch

Rosen Receives Baker Fund Award for Work on Little-Known Literary Community in Albania

Dr. Matthew Rosen

Dr. Matt Rosen, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, was one of five Ohio University faculty receiving John C. Baker Fund awards for research, scholarship and creative work during spring semester 2021. Endowed in 1961 by a gift of more than $612,000 from 1926 College of Arts & Sciences graduate Edwin L. […]

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May 11, 2021 at 2:38 pmResearch

10 Arts & Sciences, 2 HTC Students Get OHIO Leadership Awards

Majed Zailaee

Ten Arts & Sciences students and two from the Honors Tutorial College were among 39 honored at Ohio University’s annual leadership awards celebration on April 14. These students “went above and beyond the call of duty to serve their communities, mentor fellow students, and lead with passion and compassion,” said […]

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April 15, 2021 at 8:40 amNews

Happy Beginnings | Madeleine Hordinski Heads to Los Angeles Times for Summer Internship

Madeleine Hordinski

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. In Athens Madeleine Hordinski ’20 discovered a wonderful place “full of incredible people and ethereal nature.” Now she’s heading west to a city of more than 4 million people, joining the […]

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March 25, 2021 at 8:42 amAlumni

Alumni News | Sue Ryu Publishes Study on Marginalized Neighborhood in Brazil

Sue Ryu with her mom, Won.

Ohio University alumna Sue Ryu ’20 published an article in the peer-reviewed Journal for Undergraduate Ethnography titled “Why We Love It Here: Exploration of Affection and Attachment in a Brazilian Urban Periphery.” “This research interprets the marginalized neighborhood of Serrinha as a place in the city of Florianópolis, Brazil, by examining […]

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March 24, 2021 at 4:16 pmAlumni Research

Happy Beginnings | Sue Ryu Goes Right to Work on Societal Issues

Sue Ryu with her mom, Won.

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Sue Ryu ’20 hit her stride her senior year at Ohio University. Now she’s putting her economics degree to use with some D.C. think tanks—and taking […]

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March 5, 2021 at 2:20 pmAlumni News

Musaraj Presents At Webinar Honoring Late Law & Society Scholar Sally Engle Merry

Dr. Smoki Musaraj

Dr. Smoki Musaraj, Director of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture, gave a virtual presentation titled “Doing an Ethnography of Corruption” on Jan. 15 as a part of a webinar series honoring the late Dr. Sally Engle Merry (1944-2020). Merry was a professor of anthropology at New York University. […]

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February 1, 2021 at 3:19 pmResearch