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Dean Frank Brought Innovation, Passion for Liberal Arts

Dean Robert Frank of the College of Arts & Sciences

Arriving at the College of Arts & Sciences in 2012, Dean Bob Frank found transformative power in one word: Yes. “Departments and faculty had been hunkering down through the recession, and I tried to open a space for innovation and experimentation,” he said. “People expected a response of ‘no’ to […]

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April 30, 2018 at 9:03 amNews

Applications for A&S Faculty Learning Communities Due June 18

The College of Arts & Sciences is sponsoring faculty learning communities for the 2018-19 academic year. More information and application The application deadline is Monday, June 18. A&S Faculty Learning Communities (FLCs) are interdisciplinary faculty groups engaged in an active, collaborative, semester- or year-long initiative. Proposals for an FLC should […]

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April 13, 2018 at 11:12 amAnnouncements

Apply by April 11 for ‘Teaching in Challenging Times’ Spotlight on Learning Conference

Registrations for the 2018 Spotlight on Learning Conference are due by April 11. This year’s event is May 3 in Baker University Center and will feature several concurrent sessions on topics related to the theme “Teaching in Challenging Times.” Apply online and see the schedule. All OHIO faculty, instructors, administrators, […]

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March 23, 2018 at 11:18 amAnnouncements

Faculty Invited to Place-Based Learning Workshops, Feb. 27-28

Ohio University faculty and graduate students are invited to Place-Based Learning workshops and a panel featuring the Teton Science School. The workshops and panel, focusing on the successes and challenges in place-based pedagogy, are designed to develop interest in a faculty learning community on place-based pedagogy. Three representatives from the […]

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February 13, 2018 at 6:04 pmAnnouncements

Avoid Gendered Language in Writing Letters of Recommendation, March 7

Join the Ohio University Women’s Center for a session on writing letters of recommendation that use positive and strengths-based language. The session, titled ““She Was Caring and Helpful”: Avoid Gendered Language in Writing Letters of Recommendation,” is March 7, from noon to 1 p.m. in Alden Library, 319. Participants are encouraged […]

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February 2, 2018 at 2:45 pmEvents

A&S Faculty Promotion Dossier Workshop Series, May 9-10

The College of Arts & Sciences is again offering a promotion dossier workshop series for Arts & Sciences faculty at the end of the spring semester, May 9-10. This workshop series is open to all Group I and Group II faculty in Arts & Sciences who are preparing for the […]

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January 12, 2018 at 10:50 amAnnouncements

How To Teach in Your Second Language and in Another Culture

Silvana Duran Ortiz

By Jonathan Young and Silvana Duran Ortiz Graduate students in Biological Sciences at Ohio University Teaching a college-level course is a challenge. This is especially true if English is not your native language because communication is more difficult for both you and your students. The following are some tips from […]

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January 6, 2018 at 2:04 pmNews