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OHIO Students Taste Their Way Through the Wonders of Ecuador

Ecuador group photo at Mitad del Mundo

by Joy Kostansek Four Ohio University students had the opportunity to taste their way through the culture and traditions of Ecuadorian agriculture over spring break 2020. Led by Dr. Theresa Moran and faculty from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, the inaugural Coffee, Chocolate and Sugar: Sustainable Agriculture program was […]

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May 4, 2020 at 2:33 pmIn Class News

Spring Break 2020 | Tropical Diversity in Panama, Study Abroad Unplugged

OHIO students on their way to the Institute of Tropical Ecology and Conservation, only accessible by boat.

By Becca Wagenknecht ’21 B.S. Environmental and Plant Biology, Ohio University On March 7, 2020, 15 other undergraduates and I traveled to Bocas Del Toro, Panama on a university-sponsored program—Panama: Tropical Biology—to study the plant and animal diversity in the tropical rainforest. For a week we stayed at an off-grid […]

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April 21, 2020 at 2:00 pmNews

Sabraw and Thompson Team-up For Seawall Mural Project in Japan

John Sabraw, right, is holding plastic bags containing dirt from Iwate and Aichi brought back by Chris Thompson to make into paint for the mural project. This photo was taken in December 2019.

From Ohio University News Ohio University professors John Sabraw and Chris Thompson recently teamed up for a “global engagement” opportunity through art, uniting students and faculty from OHIO and two partner institutions in Japan. Thompson, Associate Professor of Linguistics, is a veteran Japan specialist. Sabraw, Professor and Chair of Painting + Drawing, […]

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April 19, 2020 at 11:22 amNews

Spring Break 2020 | First Study Abroad Trip in Northern Ireland

Haley Hautzinger at the Giant's Causeway

By Haley Hautzinger ’21 Ohio University Over this past spring break I went on my first study abroad trip in Northern Ireland. I was among 21 other students studying human rights, law and justice over the conflict known as “the troubles.” This was my first experience traveling abroad, but luckily […]

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March 28, 2020 at 4:10 pmIn Class News

Bikowski-Phillips Book on ‘Teaching with a Global Perspective’ Published in Spanish

Bikowski-Phillips Book on ‘Teaching with a Global Perspective’ Published in Spanish

A book co-authored by Ohio University professors Dr. Dawn Bikowski and Dr. Talinn Phillips is now available in Spanish,  Enseñar con perspectiva global e inclusiva. Bikowski is Director of the English Language Improvement Program in the College of Arts & Sciences, and Phillips is Associate Professor of English. The book not […]

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March 9, 2020 at 10:32 amResearch

Singing, Dancing and Churning the Cheese in Sicily

Singing, Dancing and Churning the Cheese in Sicily

From Ohio University News Students in the summer Italy: Food in Sicily study abroad course experienced making pasta, tasting oil, wine and chocolate, volunteering in the Caritas food kitchen for the homeless, visiting makers of Sicilian jams, sauces and pastries, and of course, making cheese. Each May, Dr. Theresa Moran, […]

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September 20, 2019 at 10:52 amIn Class News

Spring Break Study Abroad in Northern Ireland Application Deadline, Oct. 1

Students visit the Omagh bombing memorial site with Michael Gallagher, chairperson of the Omagh Self Help and Support Group. Gallagher advocates nationally and internationally for a public inquiry into the bombing.

Applications are now being accepted for the eighth annual OHIO spring break study abroad program on Human Rights, Law & Justice in Northern Ireland. The Application Deadline Is Tuesday, Oct. 1. For more information, contact Program Director Dr. Haley Duschinski, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Law, Justice & […]

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September 2, 2019 at 5:30 pmNews