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Economics Alum ‘Gives the Gift of a Happy Childhood’

Economics Alum ‘Gives the Gift of a Happy Childhood’

“Srivyal Vuyyuri was 28 when he returned from Ohio University with a degree in M.A. Economics. He could have had the stereotypical life of comfort, but he went ahead and took the responsibility of educating many underprivileged children instead.” Writer Kanchan Agarwal describes Vuyyuri as the man behind Sphoorti, an organization […]

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May 29, 2013 at 12:46 pmAlumni

Two Alumni: A Search through 50 Years, Two Countries

Two Alumni: A Search through 50 Years, Two Countries

50 Years Ago In the fall of 1960, 18-year-old Les LeFevre, from the small town of Madeira, OH, went off to Ohio University in the rural hills of southeastern Ohio. He was assigned to Lincoln Hall, the newest dormitory on the East Green. Not long after, he met and became friends […]

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May 29, 2013 at 12:31 pmAlumni

English Department’s Spring 2013 Newsnotes

Ohio University Department of English Language and Literature Vol. 46, No. 5 Edited by David Sanders Publications Kelly Kathleen Ferguson, a fourth-year Ph.D. student in nonfiction, had her short story “The Texas Project” published in the New England Review, Vol. 33/No. 4. Scott Minar’s poem “Revisiting Snow Man” appeared in Crazyhorse last fall and was subsequently […]

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May 24, 2013 at 6:30 pmResearch

Professionalization: Mentoring Grad Students Into Professors

Professionalization: Mentoring Grad Students Into Professors

Mentoring Ph.D. candidates goes well beyond scholarship and subject matter, says Dr. Amritjit Singh, Professor of English, who is helping to lead a conversation about “professionalization” in Ph.D. programs. At the most recent annual MELUS conference in Pittsburgh, Singh led a panel and participated in two others. These conversations included […]

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May 24, 2013 at 3:30 pmNews

Class of 2017: Top Steubenville High Student to Major in Pre-Law, Political Science

Brandon M.  Llewellyn, one of the top 10 graduating seniors from Steubenville High School is headed to Ohio University to major in pre-law and political science, reports the Herald Star on May 16. Brandon M.  Llewellyn is the son of Lynnett and Ted Gorman of Steubenville and Chris Llewellyn of Mingo […]

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May 24, 2013 at 2:57 pmIn the News Students in the News

Fulbright Scholar Hopes Village Patterns in Romania Will Lead to Answers about Austrian Colonization

Fulbright Scholar Hopes Village Patterns in Romania Will Lead to Answers about Austrian Colonization

Distinctive architecture in the Danube-Swabian town of Lenauheim.  Image source: www.lenauheim.de What were they thinking in the House of Hapsburg when they looked at the Banat area of Romania in 1718? The newly conquered region had been part of the Ottoman Empire for 200 years but now lay devastated by […]

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May 7, 2013 at 4:06 pmResearch

The Atlantic Quotes Scanlan on Guantanamo Bay Hunger Strike

The Atlantic quoted Dr. Stephen J. Scanlan, Associate Professor of Sociology, in an April 2 article on “Why the Guantanamo Bay Hunger Strikes Probably Won’t Work; Starving is surprisingly effective form of prison protest. But only if your cause is sympathetic to begin with.” Scanlan teaches in the College of […]

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May 4, 2013 at 4:36 pmFaculty in the News In the News