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Geography Students Help Campus with StormReady Certification

Geography faculty and students at StormReady recertification. Photo by Eli Burris

From Ohio University News The National Weather Service recertified Ohio University as StormReady and commended the university for its efforts in a March 3 ceremony. “I am so proud that Ohio University was recently awarded the StormReady designation by the National Weather Service,” said President M. Duane Nellis. “Thanks to […]

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March 8, 2020 at 2:25 pmNews

Jokisch Fosters Scholarly Connections, Leads Conference of Latin American Geographers

Artisan Market in Antigua Guatemala

Dr. Brad Jokisch serves as chair of Conference of Latin American Geographers, a network of geographers working throughout the region on topics as diverse as environmental sustainability, mining, migration, rural development and human rights. Jokisch is Associate Professor of Geography and an affiliate faculty of the Latin American Studies program at […]

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March 7, 2020 at 11:50 amResearch

Muncy, Clark Win American Meteorological Society Research Awards

Tyler Muncy

Tyler Muncy and Logan Clark, both Geography graduate students, received awards for their research presented at the 19th Annual Student Conference, held in conjunction with the 100th meeting of the American Meteorological Society in Boston Jan. 5-10. Only four out of 52 eligible graduate student presentations were given awards based upon […]

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March 3, 2020 at 5:02 pmNews Research

CANCELED | 11th Annual Meteorological Symposium, March 21

Note: This event has been canceled. Ohio University’s 11th Annual Meteorological Symposium is Saturday, March 21, from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Walter Hall 235. The event is free and is open to the public. It is hosted by the Ohio University Chapter of the American Meteorological Society. Please […]

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March 1, 2020 at 7:00 pmEvents

Settling Ohio: Waterways, Apples, Power & Class

William Kerrigan with John Chapman sketch

“The settling of Ohio is all about the rivers—what the settlers called the Western waters,” said Dr. Kim Gruenwald at the Settling Ohio: First Nations and Beyond conference held Feb. 21-22 at Ohio University. She went on to describe trade bounded by the movement of goods when river conditions were […]

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February 24, 2020 at 5:41 pmNews

Settling Ohio: Stories to Tell, Legacies to Preserve

Chief Glenna Wallace at Settling Ohio conference

The first settlers to Ohio arrived more than 13,000 years ago. They likely traveled a land bridge from Asia down through Western North American, then made their way east to the Ohio Valley. More modern history finds another group of settlers coming from the newly formed republic in Eastern North […]

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February 24, 2020 at 5:21 pmNews

Settling Ohio | An Early Commitment to Public Education Proved Difficult to Implement

Dr. Anna-Lisa Cox presenting at Settling Ohio conference

Ohio celebrates Statehood Day on Feb. 26, 2020, with one contentious issue still lingering since the founding of the state—property tax funding of public education. Two speakers at the Settling Ohio conference, held at Ohio University Feb. 21-22, talked about how taxpayer funding of public education, while deemed to be […]

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February 24, 2020 at 12:38 pmNews