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Science Cafe | Future of Climate Change Policy, Jan. 22

Dr. Daniel Karney

Science Café kicks off Spring 2020 with Dr. Daniel Karney discussing “The Future of Climate Change Policy” on Jan. 22 at 5 p.m. in the Front Room at Baker University Center. Karney is Assistant Professor of Economics at Ohio University. What are the prospects for a national policy? What are […]

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January 1, 2020 at 6:45 pmEvents

Review of Vedder’s Book: ‘Current System Exacerbates Cultural Divide’

Dr. Richard Vedder

Max Eden of the Manhattan Institute reviews Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America by Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a Claremont Review of Books article headlined “Not Worth It.” Higher education is perhaps the most regressive government redistribution, providing a benefit primarily […]

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December 27, 2019 at 7:39 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder Quoted in Stateline on Need vs. Merit Aid

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, was quoted in a Stateline story headlined “Some States Move Toward Financial Aid Based on Need Rather Than Merit.” While lawmakers can make a strong case for prioritizing equity in financial aid spending, there’s also a strong counterargument for […]

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December 12, 2019 at 10:30 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Why Do We Have Business Or Education Schools In Universities?

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “Why Do We Have Business Or Education Schools In Universities?” … The broader question is: should universities be sophisticated trade schools, preparing students for specific vocations? Few today, I think, question the value […]

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October 21, 2019 at 11:59 amFaculty in the News In the News

Notable Alumni | Alan Rom Focuses on Employment Law, Civil Rights, with a Nod to Shakespeare

Vernon Alden, OHIO's 15th president, with Alan Rom

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Alan Jay Rom ’67 Economics  By Regina Yoong Alan Jay Rom is a lawyer focusing on […]

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October 20, 2019 at 3:35 pmAlumni News

Notable Alumni | Samuel Chamberlain Is ‘Fanatic’ about Fresh Burgers and Fries

Sam Chamberlain, COO of Five Guys

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Samuel H. Chamberlain ’92 Economics Samuel Chamberlain is Chief Operating Officer at Five Guys—where the hamburgers […]

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October 16, 2019 at 1:27 pmAlumni

Vedder Tells CNBC Need-Based Aid is Better than Tuition-Free College

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, was quoted in a Stock News Feed article headlined “51% of young Americans support tuition-free public college.” This comparison to American K-12 education is one reason that opponents have given in the past for rejecting free college initiatives. “Everyone […]

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October 3, 2019 at 7:56 amFaculty in the News In the News