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Linguistics celebrates 50th anniversary with alumni and faculty from around the world

From left, Sandra Peñuela, Yaw Awuah, Dania Ashhab, Amy Khazaal, Asmaha Heddi, and Edwin Dartey.

From Ohio University News The Linguistics Department marks its 50th anniversary by bringing back alumni and faculty from around the world to celebrate the program’s mission and its resilience through a 50th anniversary colloquium series over the next two semesters. “This is a very special year for the Linguistics Department. […]

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August 26, 2021 at 4:17 pmAlumni News

Helen Zia Talks to Athens Community about Contributions of Asians and Pacific Islanders to American Culture

Helen Zia (Photo courtesy of Lia Shigemura.)

From Ohio University News More than 100 people attended “Real Talk About Big Questions,” hoping to find some answers to the big question of “how can the Ohio University community stand with, and support Asian and and Pacific Islanders populations.” Dr. Ji-Yeung Jang, interim executive director for Global Affairs, presided […]

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May 11, 2021 at 5:11 pmNews

Castañeda-Gleason Gets 2021 Accessibility Ally Award

Gaby Castaneda Gleason (above) is an assistant professor of instruction in the Linguistics Department and one of the recipients of the office of Student Accessibility Services' 2020-2021 Accessibility Ally Awards.

From Ohio University News Gabriela Castañeda-Gleason, Assistant Professor of Instruction in Linguistics, received a 2020-21 Accessibility Ally Award from the Office of Sustainability Services. According to her nominator, Castañeda-Gleason champions accessibility through her instruction in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) and other courses where she highlights accessibility and […]

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April 28, 2021 at 4:50 pmNews

Class of 2021 | Mashael Aldossary Masters English, and Then Linguistics

Mashael Aldossary

Mashael Aldossary is an international student from Saudi Arabia. She came to Athens with rudimentary English and spent two years in the Ohio Program of Intensive English (OPIE) before beginning a B.A. in Linguistics. She heads toward graduation this spring with a GPA of 3.964 and is receiving the 2021 […]

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April 28, 2021 at 1:21 pmNews

Class of 2021 | Leah Allan Combines Linguistics, Business and Marketing

Leah Allan touching the owl carved into the Notre Dame de Dijon (a good luck symbol) on the Global Consulting Program (GCP) trip to Dijon France, March 11, 2019.

Leah Allan graduates this spring with a triple major in Linguistics, International Business and Marketing, and better still, she now understands how the combination of these seemingly disparate qualifications will help her pursue work opportunities in EdTech. Q: What was your ah-ha moment at OHIO—that point where you said to […]

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April 20, 2021 at 7:58 pmNews

10 Arts & Sciences, 2 HTC Students Get OHIO Leadership Awards

Majed Zailaee

Ten Arts & Sciences students and two from the Honors Tutorial College were among 39 honored at Ohio University’s annual leadership awards celebration on April 14. These students “went above and beyond the call of duty to serve their communities, mentor fellow students, and lead with passion and compassion,” said […]

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April 15, 2021 at 8:40 amNews

Alumni News | Christine Liu Says Coming to OHIO ‘Forever Changed my Life’

Christine Liu

Ohio University alumnus Christine Liu ’93 recently made a donation to the Linguistics Department, recalling the momentous impact of her time in Athens. “To be honest with you, I feel my meager donation is way past due. What OU and the Linguistics Department did for me is priceless, and I […]

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March 30, 2021 at 5:38 pmAlumni