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Sustainability | Where to Find Sustainable Clothing in Athens

Athens Underground, located at 90 N Court St.

By Katie Nolan From student-led organizations to businesses on Court Street, Athens is full of opportunities to be sustainable. Clothing is a unique part of sustainability in a college town like Athens. Ohio Vintage Co. Olivia Gemarro and Autumn Murphy own Ohio Vintage Co., an online store dedicated to providing […]

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April 29, 2019 at 7:59 pmNews

Fall 2019 | Course Helps Students Get Ready for Job, Financial Decisions

Alan J. McMillan

Alan J. McMillan, founder of LearnEarnRetire, teaches a Fall 2019 Wealth & Poverty course designed to help students develop an early strategy for employabilty and a financial plan for being smart with their money—all aimed at financial independence over the course of their careers. This popular course will be held […]

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April 25, 2019 at 1:07 pmAnnouncements News

Sustainable Living Seminar Visits OHIO Student Farm

Sustainable Living Seminar Visits OHIO Student Farm

Students and faculty piled into buses and made their way down West State Street to enjoy the beautiful evening outside. For some, this was their first visit to the OHIO Student Farm, while others were more familiar with the wonderful spot just a mile from campus. Dr. Theresa Moran, the […]

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April 24, 2019 at 1:51 pmNews

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, second from left, 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