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Happy Beginnings | Klimas Puts Arabic to Use with Peace Corps in Morocco

Alena Klimas in Northern Jordan 2015

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Born and raised in Parkersburg, W.V., Alena Klimas ’17 never thought that she would one day become a Peace Corps volunteer in Morocco. Now a Youth […]

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April 19, 2018 at 11:11 amAlumni

Ping Award Recipient Puts Entrepreneurship, Language Skills to Work

Simon Wang

Simon Wang, Ohio University’s 2018 Charles J. Ping International Leadership Award recipient, doesn’t just find a way—he forges a solution. Arriving in the United States with his mother, he was an entrepreneur by third grade. Unable to communicate with his father, still in Taiwan, he enrolled in Chinese courses as […]

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April 17, 2018 at 3:13 pmIn the News News Students in the News

OPIE Zone: Bashayer Alsaleh, Dalal Lafi Alamri are Writing Competitions Winners

OPIE Zone: Bashayer Alsaleh, Dalal Lafi Alamri are Writing Competitions Winners

  Welcome to Week 14 of The OPIE Zone Newsletter. Here the important events happening during the fourteenth week of the semester. We hope you’ll join us for some of them. International Conversations: An Evening to Share and Learn Where & When: Athens Public Library, Thurs, April 19, from 6:30-8 […]

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April 16, 2018 at 11:44 amAnnouncements News

Linguistics Faculty & Alum Co-Author Article on Local Response-to-Writing Practices

Dr. Joseph Lee, Dr. Dawn Bikowski, and Farzaneh Vahabi

Two Linguistics faculty and an alum co-authored an article on “Second Language Teachers’ Written Response Practices: An In-House Inquiry and Response” in the latest issue of the Journal of Response to Writing. The authors are Dr. Joseph Lee, Associate Lecturer of Linguistics and Assistant Director of the English Language Improvement […]

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April 9, 2018 at 10:25 amResearch

Japanese Courses Led Clancy to Internship, Grad School, Career

Japanese Courses Led Clancy to Internship, Grad School, Career

Foreign languages always interested Jack Clancy ’14. But little did he know that his passion for the Japanese language and culture would reshape his entire career path. As an International Business major, Clancy knew that he wanted to become fluent in a second language. He chose to study Japanese in […]

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April 6, 2018 at 12:16 pmIn Class News

OPIE Zone: International Week 2018 – Celebrating Unity Through Diversity, April 2 – 7

Multicultural Sports Workshop Participants

  Multicultural Sports Workshop The Multi-cultural Sports Workshop was a lot of fun last week! Thank you Dr. Oh, Cyril, Hunter, Robert and the PETE & PASC programs from the Patton College of Education for making it happen! And thank you to all the students who joined us for the […]

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March 30, 2018 at 4:49 amAnnouncements

Linguistics Mourns Loss of Dr. Richard McGinn

Dr. Richard "Dick" McGinn

The Linguistics Department mourns the loss of Dr. Richard “Dick” McGinn, 78, who passed away on March 26 at O’Bleness Memorial Hospital, in Athens, Ohio. A memorial is planned for Sunday, April 8, 4 p.m. at ArtsWest, 132 State St., Athens, Ohio. Friends, colleagues, and students will remember him for […]

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March 28, 2018 at 12:26 pmNews