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Wealth and Poverty Announces Spring 2016 Events

Wealth and Poverty Announces Spring 2016 Events

The Wealth & Poverty theme announces Wealth and Poverty Week: Society and Inequality and its spring 2016 events. Wealth & Poverty Week: Society and Inequality These events will be livecast and archived on A&S TV, with the exception of the Feb. 17 event that conflicts with a previously scheduled livestream. See abstracts and more […]

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January 1, 2016 at 7:30 pmAnnouncements Events

Student Teams Design Their Own Sustainable Urban Neighborhoods

Student presentations in CAS 1415

Undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences Introduction to Sustainability (CAS 1415) course become urban planners for a day. Students in CAS 1415 recently put what they learned about sustainable urban planning into practice by designing their own sustainable neighborhoods. During the preceding two weeks of class, […]

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December 2, 2015 at 9:35 amNews

Wealth & Poverty Focus on Africa | Taking Root, The Vision of Wangari Maathai, Sept. 23

Taking Root signature photo by Lisa Merton

The Wealth & Poverty Focus on Africa series presents Dr. Edna Wangui, Associate Professor of Geography at Ohio University, screening the documentary Taking Root, the Vision of Wangari Maathai on Sept. 23 at 5:15 p.m. in Alden 319. “Taking Root tells the dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate […]

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September 1, 2015 at 6:30 pmEvents

Summer Courses | Tier II Cross-Cultural Perspectives (2CP), Online & On Campus

Summer Courses | Tier II Cross-Cultural Perspectives (2CP), Online & On Campus

Summer with the College of Arts & Sciences—Enjoy our Parks | Fill some Reqs—includes courses that can apply toward Ohio University’s general education Tier II  requirements in Cross-Cultural Perspectives. Check the Registrar’s summer course offerings site for up-to-the-minute course availability—both online and on campus. ANTH 1010 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (2CP) […]

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April 20, 2015 at 7:55 pmNews

Faculty Team-Teach Introduction to Sustainability Course

Faculty Team-Teach Introduction to Sustainability Course

The Sustainability Studies theme is offering a new Introduction to Sustainability course (CAS 1415) this spring semester. The course introduces students to sustainability concepts, issues, and trends from the local to the global levels. The course is team taught by Dr. Nancy Manring in Political Science, Dr. Kelly Johnson in […]

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March 10, 2015 at 11:50 amNews

Faculty Team-Teach Wealth & Poverty Seminar

Faculty Team-Teach Wealth & Poverty Seminar

The Wealth and Poverty theme is offering a Tier III seminar (T3 4400 Seminar in Wealth and Poverty) this spring semester. The course examines economic growth, wealth distribution, poverty and inequality issues in both domestic and international settings. The course is team taught by four instructors – Dr. Mariana Dantas […]

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February 9, 2015 at 1:19 pmNews

Wealth & Poverty Screens ‘Inequalty for All,’ Oct. 16

Wealth & Poverty Screens ‘Inequalty for All,’ Oct. 16

The Wealth and Poverty theme’s 2014-15 Documentary Film Screening Series brings Robert Reich’s Inequality for All– A Passionate Argument on behalf of the Middle Class to Ohio University on Oct. 16. All faculty and students are invited to this free event on Thursday, Oct. 16, at 9 a.m. in the […]

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October 16, 2014 at 7:15 pmEvents