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Moran Wins 2019 Faculty Sustainability Award

Dr. Theresa Moran poses with her 2019 Faculty Sustainability Award.

Dr. Theresa Moran was awarded the 2019 Faculty Sustainability Award on April 18 by the Ohio University Office of Sustainability. Moran is Food Studies theme director and the Sustainable Living Hub Coordinator. Two days prior to receiving the Faculty Sustainability Award, Moran spoke at Front Room and discussed her sustainability […]

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April 19, 2019 at 6:18 pmNews

Food Studies Intern Assists Local Food Producers in Growing Capacity

Margaret Gatonye conducted several farm visits together with the Rural Action team to understand and learn from the Amish growers.

Margaret Gatonye, an African Studies master’s student from Kenya, has been working this semester as a Food Studies theme graduate intern with with Rural Action, a non-profit organization that aims at working together with local communities to revitalize Appalachian Ohio. With Dr. Theresa Moran, Food Studies Director, Gatonye is working […]

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April 9, 2019 at 4:05 pmNews

Moran, Kostansek Present at Farm to Institution New England Summit

the 2019 Farm to Institution New England Summit at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Dr. Theresa Moran, Food Studies Director, and Joy Kostansek, Food Studies Graduate Assistant, participated in the 2019 Farm to Institution New England Summit at the University of Massachusetts Amherst from April 2 to 5. Farm to Institution New England (FINE) is a network of nonprofit, public, and private entities across […]

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April 8, 2019 at 1:51 pmNews

Wealth and Poverty | Students See the Need of Multiple Voices in Urban Planning

Franklinton is an up-and-coming arts district adjacent to the central city. Several redevelopment projects are under way to alter the Franklinton neighborhood of Columbus.

By Kaia Mckenney (Freshman in HTC Environmental Studies) The Wealth & Poverty theme took its spring field trip to Downtown Columbus on Saturday March 30. Led by Dr. Yeong Kim of Geography and Columbus-based urban planner Kyle May, 22 Ohio University students participated in the trip to examine growing patterns […]

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April 4, 2019 at 3:58 pmIn Class News

War and Peace | Case of South African Human Rights Commission, April 10

Mohamed Ameermia

The War and Peace theme presents Mohamed Ameermia discussing “The Role of the National Civil Society Organizations in Promoting Human Rights: The Case of South African Human Rights Commission” on April 10 at 6 p.m. in Porter 104. Ameermia, commissioner on the South African Human Rights Commission, holds a B.A., […]

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April 1, 2019 at 9:45 pmEvents

Love & Hate | Projects of Remembering: Beyoncé and Carrie Mae Weems Theorize Contradictory Spaces, April 11

Dr. LaKisha Simmons

The Between Love and Hate theme group presents Dr. LaKisha Simmons discussing “Projects of Remembering: Beyoncé and Carrie Mae Weems theorize Contradictory Spaces” on April 11 from 6 to 7 p.m. in Bentley Hall 140. Simmons is Assistant Professor of History and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan. This […]

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April 1, 2019 at 9:30 pmEvents

Sustainable Living Hub Seminar and Visit to OHIO Student Farm, April 16

Sustainable Living Hub Seminar and Visit to OHIO Student Farm, April 16

A Sustainable Living Hub Seminar includes a visit to the OHIO Student Farm with Dr. Theresa Moran on Tuesday, April 16, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Front Room. Moran is leading an initiative to advance OHIO’s institutional procurement of regional food and, on a parallel track, advance the OHIO […]

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April 1, 2019 at 8:15 pmEvents