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Brown: A Look at Obama’s Red Line and Sen. McCain’s Crusade

“Now that the White House has acknowledged that the Assad regime in Syria did use sarin gas on several occasions in March, killing 100-150 people, a couple of questions are immediately obvious. What will Obama’s next step be? What role should the United States play in this increasingly bloody conflict?” […]

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June 17, 2013 at 12:59 pmIn the News Students in the News

History Organizations Bring Awareness Through Journals and Lectures

By Kristen Spicker From Compass, April 15, 2013 Flip through the content of The Ohio University Undergraduate Journal of History and one quickly discovers this isn’t a standard undergraduate journal. Featuring articles covering topics from attitudes toward malaria in the US-occupied Philippines, 1916 Ireland and the Hungarian Revolution, it’s not […]

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May 30, 2013 at 9:04 amNews

Retired History Professor Creates Scholarship for Outstanding History Seniors

Retired History Professor Creates Scholarship for Outstanding History Seniors

By MaryKate McHugh From Compass, April 12, 2013 Dr. Alfred Eckes Jr., Professor Emeritus of History and Eminent Research Professor of Contemporary History from 1990-2011, established an award for outstanding rising seniors majoring in history who display a high level of achievement at Ohio University. Called the Eckes Prize in […]

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May 29, 2013 at 12:29 pmNews

History Alum Writes About Sequestration, Nation-Building

Ohio University alum Jeremi Suri ’96M is the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the University of Texas at Austin.  He earned an M.A. in History with a thesis on “Cold War Legitimacy in Crisis: An International History of Détente,” […]

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May 14, 2013 at 3:26 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Talk About Being Popular: Twin Brothers Write the Book

Talk About Being Popular: Twin Brothers Write the Book

Twin brothers came to Ohio University. One majored in Psychology. The other in History. What are they doing now? David and Jonathan Bennett are working on being popular—and helping others be successful  and popular. They decided to study the science behind popularity, test the theories—and write a practical book to […]

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May 13, 2013 at 8:38 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Baker Peace Conference: ‘Lessons from End of Second World War’

The 2013 Baker Peace Conference on “A World at Peace?: Lessons from the End of the Second World War” featured keynote speaker Dr. Gerhard Weinberg, the William Rand Kenan Jr., Professor Emeritus of History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as the following: Joseph Venosa […]

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May 5, 2013 at 4:06 pmEvents