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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 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). Kessler is a Ph.D. student in the Second Language Studies program at […]

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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

60+ Program Students Get College Experience, Intellectual Challenge

60+ student Carol Sedgwick and her Arabic language instructor, Amy Khazaal

Two students from the Ohio 60+ Program are taking advantage of tuition-free courses this semester in Linguistics and History departments at Ohio University. One is getting the college experience she missed. The other is pursuing an intellectual challenge. Carol Sedgwick is studying Arabic, and Dr. Joseph Kittle Jr. is taking Chinese. […]

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October 11, 2019 at 12:01 pmNews

Students Put Intercultural Communication Skills to Work for Athens MakerSpace

Instructor Oestrike and students brainstorm possible projects at the Athens MakerSpace.

By Brice Montgomery If you have never heard of the Athens MakerSpace, students in the ELIP 1300 Business Relations and Communication Skills class have made it their goal to change that. One of the core concepts students learn in this class is the idea of being a global citizen, and […]

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October 10, 2019 at 5:13 pmNews

Arabic Language Student Association Prepares Dinner for Athens Community

Majid Zailaee, the President of the International Student Union (ISU), helps with preparing "Foul" or broad beans the Saudi way

The Arabic Language Student Association (ALSA) prepared a Middle Eastern dinner for the Athens community in April 2019, at the United Campus Ministry in Athens, as part of UCM’s weekly free meal program. The Arabic language students cooked three dishes that are popular in many Arab and Middle East countries—Falafel, […]

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October 3, 2019 at 4:11 pmNews

Singing, Dancing and Churning the Cheese in Sicily

Singing, Dancing and Churning the Cheese in Sicily

From Ohio University News Students in the summer Italy: Food in Sicily study abroad course experienced making pasta, tasting oil, wine and chocolate, volunteering in the Caritas food kitchen for the homeless, visiting makers of Sicilian jams, sauces and pastries, and of course, making cheese. Each May, Dr. Theresa Moran, […]

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September 20, 2019 at 10:52 amIn Class News