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Collins Discovers Forgotten Scholar, Produces Podcast Series on Robert Eisler

Brian Collins, the Drs. Ram and Sushila Gawande Chair in Indian Religion and Philosophy. Photo courtesy of Brian Collins

A trip to a used bookstore in Ann Arbor, Mich., led Ohio University associate professor of Classics & World Religions Brian Collins to discover not just a rare book — but a rare man. From stumbling upon that book, Collins’ interest has sparked him to produce a 10-episode limited series about […]

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August 6, 2020 at 5:11 pmResearch

Lybarger Authors New Book ‘Palestinian Chicago: Identity in Exile’

Lybarger Authors New Book ‘Palestinian Chicago: Identity in Exile’

Dr. Loren Lybarger authored Palestinian Chicago: Identity in Exile, the first book to appear in the University of California’s new series, New Directions in Palestinian Studies. Palestinian Chicago is available in paperback and as an open-access e-book. The New Directions series “publishes books that put Palestinians at the center of […]

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July 29, 2020 at 9:50 amResearch

OHIO News | Perez Sheldon Name Cutler Scholars Executive Director

Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon

Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon, Assistant Professor of Classics & World Religions, was named the new executive director of Ohio University’s Cutler Scholars program, reports Ohio University News in a story headlined “Cutler Scholars Program names new executive director.” Perez Sheldon, an assistant professor in the Department of Classics and World […]

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July 13, 2020 at 1:21 pmNews

Teach In | India, the Citizenship Act and Settler Colonialism in Kashmir, Feb. 19

Kashmir Photo Courtesy of Buzzfeed News

A Teach-In about what’s happening in India, the Citizenship Act, and Settler Colonialism in Kashmir is Feb. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in Bentley 132. The Teach-In will feature Dr. Brian Collins, Associate Professor of World Religions, Dr. Haley Duschinski, Director of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture and Associate Professor […]

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February 1, 2020 at 7:30 pmEvents

Bernstein Serves as Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Western University in Canada

Dr. Neil Bernstein

In the fall semester of 2019, Dr. Neil W. Bernstein was a Distinguished Scholar in Residence in the Department of Classical Studies at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. Bernstein is Professor of Classics & World Religions at Ohio University. The primary objective of Western’s Distinguished Scholar in Residence Program […]

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January 17, 2020 at 4:19 pmResearch

Alumni News | Lynchburg Museum Curator Kubota Awarded Smithsonian Scholarship

Emily Kubota

Ohio University alum Emily Kubota ’09, curator of the Lynchburg Museum in Virginia, was awarded a scholarship to the Smithsonian Institution’s Interpreting African American History & Culture Workshop, according to a Lynchburg, Va., news release. Kubota, who was promoted to this past summer, earned a B.A. in Classical Civilization from […]

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January 2, 2020 at 7:52 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Ellis Hall Awarded LEED Gold Certification

Ellis Hall earned LEED Gold certification after being renovated, including new windows and features demonstrating indoor environmental quality. Photo by Ben Siegel, Ohio University

From Ohio University News Ohio University’s Ellis Hall was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification for a complete renovation of the 115-year-old building. The Ellis Hall project earned LEED Gold certification for implementing sustainable and high-performance construction strategies in areas including site development, energy efficiency, materials […]

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December 19, 2019 at 8:39 amNews