Post Tagged with: "English News"

Chair’s Message | Welcoming New Faculty, Hosting Alumni Visitors

Dr. Linda J. Rice

Dear Friends, Lots of good things are happening in the English Department. It was just one year ago that we celebrated the major renovation of Ellis Hall with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Students, faculty, prospective students, and visitors have all been very impressed with our new facilities that include wheeled tables […]

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January 13, 2020 at 8:05 amAlumni

Alumni News | Phyllis Ann Talley Passes at 91

Phyllis Ann Talley

Ohio University alumna Phyllis Ann (Patterson) Talley of Dublin, Ohio, died Dec. 30 at the age of 91, reports the Roanoke Times. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University in 1950. …A graduate of M&M High School in McConnelsville, Ohio, […]

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January 6, 2020 at 8:00 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Career Week | English Career Panels, Jan. 31

Elena Kennedy

Students are invited to meet and network with three Ohio University alumni at the English Career Panels on Friday, Jan. 31, in Ellis 109 on the Athens Campus. Students can attend either session: 11:50 a.m. to 12:35 p.m. 1:10 to 1:55 p.m. This event is part of the College of […]

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January 2, 2020 at 4:30 pmEvents

2020 Spring Literary Festival Is March 18-20

The Ohio University Creative Writing program presents five visiting writers for the 35th annual Spring Literary Festival, March 18-20. Authors include Lauren Groff, Melissa Febos, Ada Limon, Anthony Marra, and Ira Sukrungruang. All readings and lectures are free and open to the public. The visiting writers will be present throughout […]

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January 2, 2020 at 7:00 amEvents

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 has been 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, […]

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December 19, 2019 at 8:39 amNews

Career Corner | Quitslund on ‘5 Reasons English Majors Land the Job’

Dr. Beth Quitslund

Dr. Beth Quitslund was interviewed by Peterson’s for a story headlined “5 Reasons English Majors Land the Job.” Quitlund is a faculty fellow and Professor of English at Ohio University. “English majors are good at much more than just reading and writing. They’re also masters of critical thinking, creativity, and […]

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December 17, 2019 at 6:02 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Alumni News | Fuller Publishes ‘Got Gout’ for Folger Shakespeare Library

April Fuller

By Regina Yoong Ohio University alumna April Fuller recently co-authored a post with Laurel Bassett on “Got Gout? Eighteenth-Century Global “Remedies” in Mary Kettilby’s Receipt Book” for The Folger Shakespeare Library. “The post came out of a brief collaborative paper that a classmate and I wrote in a seminar class. […]

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December 17, 2019 at 10:05 amAlumni