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Spectrum Interviews Houston about Blackface and Other Racist Symbols

Dr, Akil Houston

WOUB Digital’s Spectrum interviewed Dr. Akil Houston, Associate Professor of African American Studies at Ohio University, for an episode on “Blackface and Other Racist Symbols Still Plague Our 21st Century Society.” Despite advances in civil rights in our country’s history, our society, in the 21st century, is still plagued by […]

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February 18, 2019 at 4:11 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Post Quotes Jellison On Susan B. Anthony Legacy

Dr. Katherine Jellison, portrait

The Post quoted Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Susan B. Anthony Day honors legacy of women’s suffrage leader.” Katherine Jellison, a professor and the chair of the history department at Ohio University, first started learning about Anthony in the 6th grade, […]

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February 15, 2019 at 9:46 amFaculty in the News In the News

Wolf Explores U.S. Health Care in NPR-affiliated Podcast Series

Dr. Jacqueline Wolf

Dr. Jacqueline Wolf, Professor of the History of Medicine in the departments of Social Medicine and History at Ohio University, recently launched a podcast that explores health care in the United States through patients’ stories. Lifespan: Stories of Illness, Accident, and Recovery features a new episode every month. Each episode focuses […]

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February 12, 2019 at 8:13 amFaculty in the News In the News News

Daily Beat Podcast Interviews France on Fear of Blood Draw

Dr. Christopher France

Dr. Christopher R. France, Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, was interviewed for a Daily Beat podcast on BTR Today headlined “Overblown Fear of Blood Draw with Chris France.” Chris France joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring why fears of fainting during blood donation are exaggerated. Chris […]

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February 11, 2019 at 8:35 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder Says Lower Enrollment Has HBCUs in Trouble

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, was quoted in a Forbes article headlined “Lower Enrollment Hits Higher Ed Hard, HBCUs The Hardest.” “HBCUs as a group are in trouble, no doubt about it,” said Richard Vedder, professor emeritus at Ohio University. “Enrollments have fallen substantially and […]

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February 11, 2019 at 8:22 amFaculty in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch | China Poised to Overtake U.S. in Science, with Major Economic Impact

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “China poised to overtake U.S. in science, with major economic implications.” I recently visited the offices of our Ohio senators and Columbus-area legislators as part of congressional visits organized by the […]

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February 11, 2019 at 8:15 amFaculty in the News In the News

Houston Quoted on Rappers, Grammys and Counterculture

Dr, Akil Houston

Dr. Akil Houston, Associate Professor of African American Studies at Ohio University, was quoted in an Agence France Presse article headlined “Rappers, women aiming big at Grammys after past snubs.” After last year’s shutout, Jay-Z dissed the Academy in “APES**T” — his track with wife Beyonce — vying on Sunday […]

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February 11, 2019 at 8:09 amFaculty in the News In the News