Post Tagged with: "Linguistics alumni"

Happy Beginnings | Sormaz Seeks New Challenges Teaching in Japan

Olga Sormaz in her office at Chubu University

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Ohio University alumna Olga Sormaz BA ’15, MA ’18 is always seeking out new challenges. She spent a year in a British school during her middle […]

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January 10, 2020 at 11:00 amAlumni

Linguistics Colloquium | Alum Kessler on Longitudinal Study of L2 Writers’ Metacognitive Genre Development, Feb. 7

Matt Kessler

The Linguistics Colloquium series presents Ohio University alum Matt Kessler discussing “What you know, how you use it, and why: A longitudinal study of L2 writers’ metacognitive genre development” on Friday, Feb. 7. from 12:55 to 1:55 p.m. in Gordy 301. Kessler is a Ph.D. student and teaching and research […]

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December 2, 2019 at 2:15 pmAlumni Events

Nakada’s Tale: Finding a Long-Lost Japanese Fishing Boat, Washed Ashore in Okinawa

Viewing documents related to the lost-then-found fishing vessel from Iwate: Masaru Yonashiro of the Kinjo-cho town hall, Koudai Nakada and Chris Thompson.

Koudai Nakada’s educational journey has entwined with Ohio University for five years, most recently tied to the incredible tale of a fishing boat that disappeared during Japan’s 2011 tsunami, only to wash ashore seven years later and 1,200 miles away. Nakada and Dr. Christopher Thompson are researching the unusual adventure […]

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December 1, 2019 at 5:13 pmAlumni News Research

Athens News Writes about Brewing Class and 16th Century Yeast

Art Oestrike

“Jackie O’s Brewery in Athens last week revealed a unique beer brewed using yeast collected and reanimated from brewing barrels at an Ecuadorian monastery in collaboration with an Ohio University class and a visiting professor from a university in Quito, Ecuador. This particular yeast was first used in 1566,” reported […]

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November 12, 2019 at 7:58 amAlumni in the News Faculty in the News In the News

Linguistics Colloquium | Japanese University System and Challenges of EFL in Japan, Nov. 22

Greg King '99, Associate Professor at Chubu University

The Linguistics Colloquium series presents Ohio University alumnus Greg King ’99 discussing “The Japanese University System and the Challenges of EFL in Japan” on Friday, Nov. 22, from 12:55 to 1:50 p.m. in Gordy 301. King is Associate Professor in the Department of English Language and Culture at Chubu University. […]

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November 1, 2019 at 6:45 pmEvents

Linguistics Students, Faculty Present Research on Second Language Acquisition

From left, An Nguyen, Mark Sakach, Rickey Larkin, Matt Kessler, and Tetiana Tytko

Ohio University Linguistics graduate students and faculty presented at the 2019 Second Language Research Forum at Michigan State University. The coordinator of this year’s SLRF conference was Matt Kessler, an Ohio University alumnus (’13 Master in Applied Lingustics and ’10 B.A, in English). Kessler is a Ph.D. student in the […]

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November 1, 2019 at 4:28 pmResearch

Notable Alumni | James Stratman Lives Where Law and Language Entwine

Dr. James Stratman

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. James Stratman ’73 Philosophy Dr. James Stratman ’73 retired from the University of Colorado Denver as […]

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October 20, 2019 at 5:17 pmAlumni News