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History Student Receives Student Enhancement Award

From Research Communications A History graduate student is among the 2020 recipients of the Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program, which provided 21 students with a total of $121,948 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this spring. James Bohland (graduate student, History; mentor: John Brobst) received […]

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March 29, 2020 at 9:26 amResearch

CNN Quotes Jellison on Melania Trump Coronavirus PSAs

Dr. Katherine Jellison

CNN quotes Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Melania Trump to appear in public health PSAs on coronavirus.” “I think this would be a great time to remind Americans about the ‘Be Best’ campaign,” said Katherine Jellison, a professor of history […]

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March 20, 2020 at 3:01 pmFaculty in the News In the News

AFP Quotes Jellison on Jill Biden, ‘Ideal’ Political Partner

Dr. Katherine Jellison

Agence France-Presse quotes Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Jill Biden, Joe’s protective wife and campaign cohort.” Her professional record, her warm and friendly persona and ability to campaign effectively on her own make Jill Biden an “ideal” 21st century political […]

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March 6, 2020 at 8:33 amFaculty in the News In the News

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

Alumni News | Sebastian Hurtado-Torres Publishes ‘The Gathering Storm’

Alumni News | Sebastian Hurtado-Torres Publishes ‘The Gathering Storm’

Ohio University alumnus Dr. Sebastian Hurtado Torres authored a new book, The Gathering Storm: Eduardo Frei’s Revolution in Liberty and Chile’s Cold War, with Cornell University Press. Hurtado-Torres earned a Ph.D. in History  in 2017 from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. He also earned a Contemporary History Certificate, which […]

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February 12, 2020 at 7:11 pmAlumni