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Linguistics celebrates its 50th anniversary year with Foam Chomsky

Linguistics celebrates its 50th anniversary year with Foam Chomsky

From Ohio University News The Linguistics Department’s 50th anniversary party at Jackie O’s Brewpub on Wednesday, April 27, not only marks the culmination of a year of anniversary activities, it also launches a celebratory anniversary beer Foam Chomsky, a hazy IPA. And it’s the first time in two years that […]

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April 21, 2022 at 5:43 pmAlumni Events News

Students search for linguistic answers in Southern Ohio Language Project

Lynden Caldwell

From Ohio University News Getting Ready for Expo For Skyla Matteson, the big question is about “but.” For Will Mullen, “ing” is a variable worth studying. Noah Mcgeorge is on the hunt for intergenerational language variations. Lynden Caldwell is studying a vowel to see if people “sound” as Appalachian as they […]

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April 6, 2022 at 3:25 pmNews Research

Alumnae reunite to give faculty hands-on webinar on using Kahoot! to boost teaching

Alumnae reunite to give faculty hands-on webinar on using Kahoot! to boost teaching

From Ohio University News Ohio University alumnae Lu Cao and Olena Zastezhko reunited to give OHIO faculty a hands-on webinar on using Kahoot!, a game-based tool to boost teaching. The two were classmates 10 years ago in the M.A. in Applied Linguistics program and recently found themselves reunited in a […]

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April 1, 2022 at 10:02 amAlumni News

Alumni News | Ranga Kalugampitiya found a place to raise a family, debate post-structuralism with beloved faculty

Dr. Maduranga Kalugampitiya

From Ohio University News Ohio University alumnus Maduranga “Ranga” Kalugampitiya came to Athens from Sri Lanka to pursue a graduate degree in linguistics. He found a community that welcomed his family and intellectual stimulation that propelled his career. Kalugampitiya earned his M.A. in Applied Linguistics in 2012 from the College […]

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March 22, 2022 at 7:19 pmAlumni News

Alumni News | Shawn Chattin found his academic home—eventually—and never looked back

Shawn Chattin

From Ohio University News Like many College of Arts & Sciences students, alumnus Shawn Chattin embraced the journey to discover where his intellectual curiosity intersected with career opportunity. He’s never looked back. After almost a decade spent teaching English in South America, followed by a few years in Boston, Chattin […]

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March 14, 2022 at 9:54 amAlumni News

Call for proposals: Place-based Learning and Research Symposium

Call for proposals: Place-based Learning and Research Symposium

From Ohio University News Ohio University will host the inaugural Place-based Learning and Research Symposium on March 18, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Ridges, Building 19. Under a broad umbrella of place-based instruction, research, creativity, and daily living, this interdisciplinary symposium is an opportunity to explore […]

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February 16, 2022 at 8:22 amAnnouncements Events

Breanna Oswald discovered food and family on study abroad program in Sicily

Breanna Oswald holding a tiny starfish at the fish market in Catania, Sicily, 2016

From Ohio University News Ohio University alumna Breanna Oswald says a study abroad experience changed her life when she realized that family and culture can revolve around food. On her day off during the Food in Sicily study away program, Oswald decided to take a train from the island of […]

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February 8, 2022 at 2:46 pmNews