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Iwate Prefectural University (Japan) to Fund Three OHIO Students On Weekend Global Community Engagement Initiative

Iwate Prefectural University (Japan) to Fund Three OHIO Students On Weekend Global Community Engagement Initiative

Dr. Christopher Thompson, Associate Professor of Japanese Language and Culture and Director of Japan Study Abroad announced on April 15th that Iwate Prefectural University (IPU) has offered to fund three students from the Linguistic Department’s Japanese Language Program to participate in a new Global Engagement Initiative with OHIO University during […]

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July 3, 2019 at 10:24 amNews

Six OHIO Students Headed to Japan to Study at Hokuriku University

From left, Dr. Chris Thompson, Iris Edmonson, Kevin Balk (GRS and program participant), Emily Burns (kneeling), and Sabrah Paul. Nicholas Gagliano and Amanda Kantor were unavailable for photo.

Six students currently taking Japanese language courses will study abroad this summer as participants in the annual one-month Hokuriku University Summer Intensive Japanese Language Program at Hokuriku University in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. Going to Japan are Ohio University students Kevin Balk (a first-year student in the East Asian Studies M.A.), […]

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June 7, 2019 at 4:48 pmIn Class News

Six OHIO Students Selected as Fulbright Students

Max Annable at West Point Academy

Six Ohio University students have been selected as recipients for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and will spend eight to 12 months working to promote international education and cultural exchange in host countries across Asia, Europe and South America, according to an Ohio University news release. The Fulbright U.S. Student […]

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June 6, 2019 at 1:22 pmNews

Linguistics Students Present at Student Expo

Linguistics undergraduates Francesca Cappetta, Carlye Stevens and Joshua Kitsos won first place in Arts and Humanities 2 for their construction of a new language called “Suʒ.niŋ.u.ʃə.” Josh Kitsos (not pictured) also participated in the project.

Linguistics was well represented at this year’s Ohio University 2019 Student Expo. Dr. Michelle O’Malley’s Language Construction class came out in force. Every student enrolled in the course presented a project, and one of the teams brought home a first place ribbon. The coursework focused on the art of language […]

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April 29, 2019 at 2:03 pmNews

Bikowski Presents Research on Global Learning at Educational Research Conference

Dr. Dawn Bikowski, left, with fellow presenters in the Global Perspectives on Educational Outcomes panel

Dr. Dawn Bikowski, director of the English Language Improvement Program, presented her study on assessing global learning in classroom initiatives at the American Educational Research Association annual convention in Toronto in April. “Presenting at AERA was exciting, as it allowed me to share many of the ideas that have come […]

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April 25, 2019 at 5:02 pmResearch

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

Bikowski Receives Coin of Excellence from Defense Language Institute

Dr. Dawn Bikowski (center) with Michael Vezilich, Dean, Distance Learning Division of the Continuing Education Directorate, and Dr. Mica Hall, Associate Provost for Continuing Education

Dr. Dawn Bikowski, director of the English Language Improvement Program, was awarded a Coin of Excellence for her work with the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center in Monterey, Calif., on Feb 15. The project was a collaborative one, with a plenary at the “Distance Learning Online Symposium” for the […]

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April 25, 2019 at 4:02 pmResearch