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Vedder in Post-Gazette | Reform Must Begin with Information, Incentives Innovation

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored an op-ed in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette headlined “The three deficiencies of higher education: Reform must begin with information, incentives and innovation.” The recent Varsity Blues college admissions scandal shows affluent Americans will pay large sums to get their […]

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May 5, 2019 at 11:30 amFaculty in the News In the News

Fox Business Interviews Vedder on Rising Tuition, Student Load Debt

Fox Business Interviews Vedder on Rising Tuition, Student Load Debt

Fox Business host Stuart Varney interviewed Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a segment headlined “Government largely to blame for surging college tuition?” Varney asked Vedder about the impact of the government on the rising cost of a college education and about his new […]

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May 5, 2019 at 10:59 amFaculty in the News In the News

Semester at Chubu University Provides Research, Teaching Opportunities for Thompson

Dr. Chris Thompson firing his assigned flintlock musket at Asuke Hachimangū Shrine on the first day of the Asuke Fall Matsuri.

From Compass | Submitted by the Office of Global Affairs Dr. Chris Thompson, Associate Professor of Linguistics, spent the fall 2018 semester at Chubu University in Japan, and his work there will provide new momentum for his teaching and research activities for years to come. From Sept. 8 through Dec. […]

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April 24, 2019 at 5:36 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Does Attending Elite Colleges Make You Happy?

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “Does Attending Elite Colleges Make You Happy? Lessons From The Admissions Scandal.” The Ivy League schools have announced their acceptance rates for the class of 2023, ranging from a low of 4.5% at […]

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April 22, 2019 at 4:29 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Spectrum Interviews Duschinski on Human Rights in Kashmir

Spectrum Interviews Duschinski on Human Rights in Kashmir

WOUB Digital’s Spectrum interviewed Dr. Haley Duschinski, Associate Professor of Anthropology, in a story headlined “Kashmir is a Pivotal Area of South Asia & its History & People are Complex.” Over the past decades, Kashmir has been a battleground for skirmishes and armed conflict between the two nuclear powers of […]

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April 22, 2019 at 10:49 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Wall Street Journal | College Wouldn’t Cost So Much If Students and Faculty Worked Harder

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored an op-ed column in the Wall Street Journal headlined “College Wouldn’t Cost So Much If Students and Faculty Worked Harder.” The subhead is “I assign far less reading, demand less writing, and give higher grades than I did […]

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April 22, 2019 at 10:34 amFaculty in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch | Telescope Network Helped ID Black Hole

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Astronomy: Telescope network helped ID black hole, shed light on galaxies’ formation.” How do you take a picture of a black hole, which, of course, is black against the background of […]

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April 22, 2019 at 8:42 amFaculty in the News In the News