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Thomas: Vacationing Under Vesuvius

Thomas: Vacationing Under Vesuvius

By Rachel Thomas Honors Tutorial College student studying Classics in Rome The crucial halfway point in my program arrived, and with it came a long weekend—four days free of any coursework or group site visits. While people around me planned visits to far-off corners of Italy, I initially shrank away […]

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July 11, 2013 at 8:26 amIn Class

The Literature Student’s Guide to Study Abroad

The Literature Student’s Guide to Study Abroad

By Rachel Thomas Honors Tutorial College student studying Classics in Rome Education abroad is widely acknowledged to be an excellent way to deepen a student’s academic experience and exposure to other cultures and types of scholarship. Yet, for those of us whose fields concern predominantly non-material matters (or who study […]

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July 3, 2013 at 10:14 amIn Class

Playing with a Paradox: An Arrival in Trastevere

Playing with a Paradox: An Arrival in Trastevere

By Rachel Thomas Honors Tutorial College student studying Classics in Rome Trastevere, a lively rione lying close to the Janiculum Hill and the Tiber at the same time, is a modern town with medieval bones. The streets—many of which are still paved in uneven, if charming, cobblestone—wind up and around, taking circuitous […]

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June 25, 2013 at 8:33 amIn Class

HTC Alum Writes about Post-Colonial ‘Love, Sex and Gender’

Ohio University Honors Tutorial College alum Eden Almasude, now a graduate student in African Studies (with a focus on Northern Africa) at Ohio University, wrote two posts for the Bokamoso Leadership Forum, a site dedicated to cultivating responsibility, transparency and accountability in Africa’s future leaders. Almasude’s bio says she “completed […]

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June 24, 2013 at 10:54 amAlumni

Schmittauer’s Students Learn to be ‘Loud and Proud’ in Malaysia

Schmittauer’s Students Learn to be ‘Loud and Proud’ in Malaysia

by Katie Schmittauer Fulbright U.S. Student Program, Malaysia Retiring (adj): Reserved, shy. Example: The retiring young student hid her face behind her hands and refused to speak when Miss Katie asked her a question. Studying for the GRE gave me creative new vocabulary to describe my problem, but failed to provide […]

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June 18, 2013 at 2:45 pmNews

Miner: ‘A War-Winning Weapon: Soviet Women During World War Two’

Dr. Steve Miner, Professor of History and Director of the Contemporary History Institute at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences, presented a paper at a conference on Women in Warfare: From Troy to the Trenches in June at the University of Edinburgh’s Centre for the Study of Modern Conflict […]

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June 18, 2013 at 1:06 pmFaculty in the News Research

2nd Lt. McKenzie Reports for Duty at Kapaun Air Station, Germany

2nd Lt. McKenzie Reports for Duty at Kapaun Air Station, Germany

  By Thomas McKenzie ’13 Second Lieutenant, U.S. Air Force, 21st Operational Weather Squadron at Kapaun Air Station, Germany This past November, my detachment commander reported that my first Active Duty Air Force assignment will be at Kapaun Air Station, Germany. I was both excited and nervous, as I immediately […]

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June 18, 2013 at 11:17 amAlumni News