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Toner Awarded ‘Knight in the Order of Academic Palms’ from France

Toner Awarded ‘Knight in the Order of Academic Palms’ from France

Dr. Fred Toner, Associate Professor of Modern Languages, received the oldest and most respected award presented to academics by the French government on May 20. Denis Quénelle, Deputy Cultural Attaché in the Office of Cultural Affairs at the Consulate General of France, attended a reception at Ohio University to present […]

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May 28, 2014 at 2:48 pmNews

Professors Get Help in Business French from Paris Chamber, French Embassy

Professors Get Help in Business French from Paris Chamber, French Embassy

By Lucas Reilly Ohio University’s 1804 Lounge, nested high on the fifth floor of Baker Center, filled with the combined energy of two nations May 20 during the reception for the French for Business Symposium hosted by the Department of Modern Languages. The department hosted the fourth training workshop offered […]

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May 28, 2014 at 2:38 pmNews

Summer in Athens: S’initier à l’enseignement du français des affaires

Summer in Athens: S’initier à l’enseignement du français des affaires

The Department of Modern Languages is hosting a symposium organized by the French Embassy and the Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris to promote French in the United States. The symposium is offered for French university-level educators interested in developing French for Business courses. “S’initier à l’enseignement du français […]

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February 21, 2014 at 3:47 pmNews

The Man Behind ‘Marie Antoinette’s Head’

The Man Behind ‘Marie Antoinette’s Head’

Before Marie Antoinette’s famous date with the guillotine in 1793, her head was the envy of French society, thanks to hairdresser Leonard Autié. Were those 30-pound elaborate wigs part of the frivolity and follies that would help make her the last queen of France? Leonard Autié is the subject of a […]

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January 12, 2014 at 11:02 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Accurso Wins Third Straight Individual MAC Title

Accurso Wins Third Straight Individual MAC Title

Ohio University student-athlete Juli Accurso ’14 became the first runner in Mid-American Conference history to win three straight individual league titles as she claimed the 6-kilometer race in a time of 20:37.46 on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Bowling Green. “It was definitely a goal of mine,” she said. “I thought […]

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November 5, 2013 at 9:17 amNews

Post: Modern Languages Students Collect 10,000 Cans for Food Banks

Post: Modern Languages Students Collect 10,000 Cans for Food Banks

“The fourth annual Battle of the Tongues Food Drive helped Ohio University’s Department of Modern Languages raise a collective total of more than 10,000 cans for local food banks,” writes Post reporter Zane Parsons. The food drive, held between Oct. 14 and Nov. 4, benefits three local organizations — The […]

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November 4, 2013 at 9:00 amIn the News Students in the News

Spend Summer in Italy and Complete One Year of Language Requirement, Info Session Nov. 18

Spend Summer in Italy and Complete One Year of Language Requirement, Info Session Nov. 18

Ohio University students can spend the summer in Italy and complete one year of the College of Arts & Sciences language requirement. There is no language prerequisite for this program. An information session for Italian in Florence Study Abroad is Monday, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m. in Baker 240. Students […]

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November 1, 2013 at 3:00 amEvents