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Chinese Language Student Wins Prestigious Scholarship

From left, John Wehrkamp, 2019 recipient, and Jahmir King, 2018 recipient

John Wehrkamp, a freshman majoring in Political Science, won a highly competitive scholarship from Project Global Officer (Project GO) to support his Chinese language studies for eight weeks at Indiana University this summer. This scholarship is similar to the nationally competitive Critical Language Program, with all expenses covered by the […]

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April 25, 2019 at 4:08 pmIn Class News

Internship ǀ Billig Explored Bayesian Methods for Analyzing Error Plots

Ian Billig

By Ian Billig (B.S. Physics, Honors Tutorial College, Class of 2019) I studied methods in nuclear physics with Dr. Daniel Phillips, a professor in Physics & Astronomy. I worked with toy models (where the physics problem is simplified) to understand principles. My ultimate goal was to apply these methods in […]

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April 18, 2019 at 3:40 pmIn Class

Wealth and Poverty | Students See the Need of Multiple Voices in Urban Planning

Franklinton is an up-and-coming arts district adjacent to the central city. Several redevelopment projects are under way to alter the Franklinton neighborhood of Columbus.

By Kaia Mckenney (Freshman in HTC Environmental Studies) The Wealth & Poverty theme took its spring field trip to Downtown Columbus on Saturday March 30. Led by Dr. Yeong Kim of Geography and Columbus-based urban planner Kyle May, 22 Ohio University students participated in the trip to examine growing patterns […]

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April 4, 2019 at 3:58 pmIn Class News

Students Retrace Path of Mexico’s Independence Movement over Spring Break

Students Retrace Path of Mexico’s Independence Movement over Spring Break

Sitting on the steps of a colonial-era parish church in Dolores Hidalgo, a town in Mexico’s state of Guanajuato, a group of Ohio University students spent part of a beautiful March afternoon pondering what happened on that very spot nearly 210 years earlier. There, on Sept. 16, 1810, the parish’s […]

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April 1, 2019 at 3:43 pmNews

Geologists Visit the Earth’s Mantle via Kimberlites from Kentucky

HTC Geological Sciences student Thomas Johns holds samples of kimberlite collected in Elliott County, Ky., which contain pieces of the Earth's mantle.

A small group of Ohio University students under the direction of Dr. Keith Milam, Associate Professor of Geological Sciences, visited eastern Kentucky in search of samples from the Earth’s mantle in October. As a part of Thomas Johns‘ Honors Tutorial College geology tutorial project, Johns, Milam, and graduate student Logan […]

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January 4, 2019 at 11:59 amIn Class News Research

Gazette: ‘Chillicothe’s First Family Put on Teaching Hats’

Chillicothe Mayor Luke Feeney talks with students during a recent class he teaches at Ohio University Chillicothe. (Photo by Neeley Allen)

Ohio University alum Luke Feeney ’02 is teaching Themes in Global Politics this fall at Ohio University’s Chillicothe campus, according to a Chillicothe Gazette story headline “Chillicothe’s first family put on teaching hats.” Feeney earned a B.A. in Political Science–Pre-Law from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. […]

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December 10, 2018 at 8:25 amAlumni Alumni in the News In Class In the News

Gedeon Excited to Explore Passions within Law, Justice & Culture Certificate

Olivia Gedeon, studying abroad

The Law, Justice & Culture Certificate program has 25 students who are learning about law, justice, and culture through interdisciplinary coursework. Olivia Gedeon is a second-year student majoring in Political Science–Pre-Law and Sociology-Criminology. Gedeon began to explore her interests as an undecided student in the Law, Justice, & Culture Learning Community. She got to learn […]

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December 3, 2018 at 10:59 pmIn Class News