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Message from the Outgoing Chair, Headed to Japan

Dr. Chris Thompson with a photo taken of participants in the 2015 September edition of the OHIO-IPU Tsunami Relief Project.

By Christopher Thompson Associate Professor of Linguistics Dear Linguistics faculty, staff, students and alumni, Thank you so much for all your work during my time as the Chair of the Department of Linguistics these last nine years. I stepped down from that position in August, and Dr. David Bell is […]

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July 17, 2018 at 12:41 pmUncategorized

Thompson Headed to Japan as Miura Visiting Professor

Dr. Chris Thompson with a photo taken of participants in the 2015 September edition of the OHIO-IPU Tsunami Relief Project.

Dr. Christopher Thompson, Associate Professor of Linguistics at Ohio University, will spend Fall 2018 in Japan, representing OHIO as the 43rd Kohei Miura Visiting Professor at Chubu University. He’ll head up the eighth year of the Tsunami Relief Project, study folk traditions, and connect with OHIO alumni. “Professor Thompson’s participation […]

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July 17, 2018 at 12:27 pmNews

Japanese Courses Led Clancy to Internship, Grad School, Career

Japanese Courses Led Clancy to Internship, Grad School, Career

Foreign languages always interested Jack Clancy ’14. But little did he know that his passion for the Japanese language and culture would reshape his entire career path. As an International Business major, Clancy knew that he wanted to become fluent in a second language. He chose to study Japanese in […]

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April 6, 2018 at 12:16 pmIn Class News

Two Students, Professors Join Sixth Year of Tsunami Volunteer Project in Japan

From left, in the foreground inside fish chute: OHIO Sophomore Nick Farris and Senior Ben Piper help to scrub clean the concrete fish-egg chutes at a local fish hatchery used to dispense fertilized salmon roe into a nearby river as part of the OHIO-IPU Tsunami Volunteer Project Project year six that took place on the Iwate coast on Sept. 24 and 25.

Ben Piper ’17 and Nick Farris ’19 participated in year six of the OHIO – Iwate Prefectural University Tsunami Volunteer Project in Japan on Sept. 24 and 25. Both students are currently on OHIO’s Chubu University Japanese Language Study Abroad Program in the city of Kasugai (near Nagoya) in Aichi […]

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October 17, 2016 at 11:46 amNews

OHIO Continues Post-Tsunami Relationship With Iwate Prefectural University

OHIO Continues Post-Tsunami Relationship With Iwate Prefectural University

Dr. Tomomasa Sasa of Iwate Prefectural University, Japan made his fifth visit to Ohio University on Sept. 8 and 9 to confirm the details of plans to bring nine of his students from IPU to OHIO next March for a short-term intensive English Study Abroad Program designed by the Ohio […]

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September 12, 2016 at 5:17 pmNews

Thompson Participates in Tsunami Relief Forum in Japan

Dr. Chris Thompson with a photo taken of participants in the 2015 September edition of the OHIO-IPU Tsunami Relief Project.

Dr. Christopher S. Thompson, Associate Professor and Chair of Linguistics, has been invited by Iwate Prefectural University in Morioka, Japan, to participate in a Tsunami Relief Forum on July 16-17. The purpose of the forum is to celebrate five years of successful tsunami relief collaboration activity between Ohio University and […]

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July 14, 2016 at 12:36 pmNews

OPIE Celebrates Graduation of 210 Students

OPIE Celebrates Graduation of 210 Students

By Erica Coffelt & Tetyana Dovbnya On Friday, Feb. 13, the Ohio Program of Intensive English held its second annual graduation ceremony to celebrate students’ successful completion of the OPIE program during the Spring, Summer, and Fall 2014 terms. More than 210 students completed their English studies during the 2014 […]

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February 16, 2015 at 4:00 pmNews