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How to Survive the First Week of a Teaching Assistantship

Genoveva Di Maggio

By Genoveva Di Maggio Graduate Student in Modern Languages at Ohio University When we start graduate school, many questions arise. In addition to all the doubts, it is always necessary to do paperwork, meet professors and colleagues, and at the same time adapt to the new place of work and […]

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January 6, 2018 at 1:04 pmNews

Career Corner | Alumni Say Take Chances When Starting Careers

Ohio University Vice Provost for Global Affairs and International Studies Lorna Jean Edmonds is shown with panelists (from left) Lance Healy, Anastasia Karpoukhina and Maua Fulton, and Communication and Development Studies Director Lawrence Wood.

Excerpted from Compass   Students who are planning for their careers need to be open to new, and sometimes unusual, opportunities that could come up at any time, said Ohio University alumni at “Getting a Job: The Global Professional in Today’s World.” The event that was held as part of […]

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December 9, 2017 at 8:36 pmAlumni News

German Honor Society Delta Phi Alpha Inducts New Members

German Honor Society Delta Phi Alpha Inducts New Members

The Ohio University chapter of the German Honor Society Delta Phi Alpha held its annual induction event on Nov. 28. Delta Phi Alpha members, guests, and  German faculty from the Modern Languages Department gathered over food and conversation to celebrate the new pledges’ academic success and witness their initiation. This […]

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December 1, 2017 at 9:29 amNews

Undecided, She Found Passion for Language and Culture

Laura Gilbert

  Laura Gilbert, originally from Centerville, OH, is about to finish a double major in Spanish and Linguistics, with an additional certificate in Latin American Studies. Though she has thoroughly enjoyed her educational journey at Ohio University, Gilbert is excited to see what the future holds. “I applied to Ohio […]

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November 28, 2017 at 11:19 amNews

King Discusses Comics or Cultural Critique? Teaching Using Graphic Novels

Dr. Adi King “Comics or Cultural Critique? Teaching Outside the Canon Using Graphic Novels.”

Dr. Adam “Adi” King gave a scintillating talk on how he incorporates the German graphic novel into his International Literatures in Modern Languages class during a Modern Languages Colloquium on Nov. 6. His presentation highlighted recent research done on this genre that is becoming one of the most popular forms […]

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November 20, 2017 at 4:40 pmNews

Sigma Delta Pi National Spanish Honor Society Initiates 12 New Members

The new initiates and current officers of Sigma Delta Pi

The Ohio University Chapter Pi Rho/Tao of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, selected 12 new members and held its initiation ceremony on Nov. 15 in Gordy Hall. Sigma Delta Pi is the only national honor society recognizing outstanding college and university students of Spanish and requires […]

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November 20, 2017 at 4:27 pmNews

Ganeshan Awarded Arts & Sciences Humanities Research Fund Award

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan, Assistant Professor of Spanish in Modern Languages, was awarded the Humanities Research Fund award from the College of Arts & Sciences Professional Development Committee on Oct. 19. Ganeshan will use the funding to present at the Hispanic Linguistics Symposium in Lubbock Texas, October 26-28, 2017. The College […]

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November 20, 2017 at 12:41 pmNews Research