Post Tagged with: "English News"

University Mourns English Professor Emeritus Harold Swardson

Dr. Harold Swardson

Dr. Harold Roland Swardson, a professor of English at Ohio University for 47 years, died on Dec. 22, according to his obituary. “Generations of students were treated to his courses on the Bible as Literature, 17th-Century Poetry and Great Books. Long after he could have taken it easy with graduate […]

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January 15, 2021 at 10:13 amNews

Negash Sheds Light on the Current Conflict in the Horn of Africa

Dr. Ghirmai Negash

The Awate Team published a review of an interview with Dr. Ghirmai Negash on the situation in the Horn of Africa. Negash is Professor of English and Director of the African Studies program at Ohio University. As far as we are concerned, as Professor Ghirmai clearly explained, the key issues […]

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January 14, 2021 at 9:43 amFaculty in the News In the News

Alumni News | Remembering Leslie Silver, Peace Corp Volunteer, Educator

The Cleveland Jewish News reports that Ohio University alumnus Leslie Silver ’71 passed away on Dec. 21, 2020. Leslie graduated Shaker Heights High School in 1967 and then attended Ohio University. He was a charter member of the Marching 110 and played trombone. Leslie graduated from O.U. with his Bachelor’s […]

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December 30, 2020 at 2:57 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Roberta Milliken Named Dean of Chillicothe Campus

Dr. Roberta Milliken

Ohio University alumna Roberta Milliken BA ’85, MA ’87 was among four new deans named by Ohio University Regional Higher Education, according to an OHIO news release. Roberta Milliken, Ph.D., will join the Chillicothe Campus from Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio, where she has served as the dean of […]

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October 19, 2020 at 9:49 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Negash Takes Helm of African Literature Association, Charts Course through COVID

Dr. Ghirmai Negash

From Ohio University News Dr. Ghirmai Negash, professor of English at Ohio University, takes over as the new president of the African Literature Association determined to forge a new path to safeguard the association during the pandemic. In his acceptance address, “Forging a New Path Together,” he says that “as […]

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October 14, 2020 at 6:23 pmNews

State Department Selects Phillips to Help Develop Nationwide Writing Network in Brazil

Dr. Talinn Phillips

The U.S. State Department announced the selection of Dr. Talinn Phillips of Ohio University for an English Language Specialist project focusing on developing a nationwide writing center network in Brazil at the Federal University of Paraná. Read more at OHIO News. Phillips is part of a select group, as her […]

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October 5, 2020 at 12:07 pmNews Research

Alumni News | Alison Stine, ‘Changed Forever’ by Athens

Alison Stine

Ohio University alumna Alison Stine, Ph.D. ’13 reflects on the 13 years she’s spent in Athens in an Ohio Today magazine column headlined “Our town family.” “Uniquely integrated, the small town of Athens and Ohio University exist together like the honeysuckle that climbs around and over so many trees in […]

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October 1, 2020 at 5:35 pmAlumni