Post Tagged with: "Brian Schoen"

Two M.A. History Students Bound for Ph.D. Programs with Funding

Andrew Koperski

Two graduating History M.A. students begin Ph.D. programs at nationally ranked history departments in Fall 2018. Andrew Koperski is enrolling in the Ph.D. program of the Ohio State University (OSU) History Department. His admission comes with a graduate teaching assistantship that covers his tuition and provides an annual stipend. Koperski […]

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April 30, 2018 at 9:25 amNews

Application Deadline Extended for Online Master of Social Sciences

Application Deadline Extended for Online Master of Social Sciences

The application deadline for the Master of Social Sciences program at Ohio University has been extended to Nov. 29 for spring semester admission. Earn a Master’s Degree Fully Online The online Master of Social Sciences is ideal for current and aspiring teachers, as well as any individual seeking greater content […]

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November 20, 2017 at 1:38 pmNews

History Alum at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate

Thomas Todd

Ohio University alum Thomas Todd ’09 began a full-time position at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate this past fall. The Kennedy Institute is an organization dedicated to educating the public about the Senate and encouraging participatory democracy through interactive exhibits and programs. Todd earned a B.A. in […]

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November 2, 2017 at 10:11 amAlumni

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

Schoen Keynote: Rethinking Knowledge and the Liberal Arts in a Fractured Age

Dr. Brian Schoen. Photo courtesy of the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission

Dr. Brian Schoen, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, delivered the keynote address titled “Rethinking Knowledge and the Liberal Arts in a Fractured Age” at the 17th Annual Marshall University College of Liberal Arts Research and Creativity Conference. He discussed how our own “unprecedented” times have parallels in the mid-19th century. […]

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May 7, 2017 at 11:07 pmNews

History Awards 2017 Eckes Prize to Grace Konyar

Grace Konyar

The History Department awarded Grace Konyar the 2017 Eckes Prize in History. The prize is an annual cash prize of $5,000 awarded to the graduating senior History major with the highest overall GPA. Connect with her on LinkedIn. Emeritus Professor Al Eckes established the prize to recognize superior academic achievement among history majors. Konyar graduated […]

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April 26, 2017 at 11:23 amNews

History Faculty Active in Research and Publication Over Summer 2016

Bentley Annex, the building housing the History Department

The History Department at Ohio University prides itself on the scholarly productivity of its faculty. During the 2016 summer, a number of its historians published their findings, conducted archival research, appeared on national media, and organized a number of scholarly and public activities.  Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History, published […]

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August 31, 2016 at 8:18 amResearch