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South African human rights advocate brings his work to OHIO this fall

Mohamed "Shafie" Ameermia

From Ohio University News South African human rights advocate Mohamed “Shafie” Ameermia arrives in Athens on Sept. 1, bringing with him a lifetime of expertise and experience to share with Ohio University students as a Robert and Rene Glidden Visiting Professor. Ameermia is a legal consultant and the current commissioner […]

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August 11, 2022 at 10:16 amEvents News

Sebastian Johnson studies Kant, Western philosophers on his way to law school

Sebastian Johnson

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent Ohio University graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. From Ohio University News Ohio University alumnus Sebastian Johnson has his sights on a career in constitutional law. He graduated this spring with a B.A. in Philosophy from the […]

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June 22, 2022 at 9:18 amNews

James Petrik named editor of History of Philosophy Quarterly

Dr. James Petrik

From Ohio University News James Petrik, Ph.D., professor and chair of Philosophy at Ohio University, is the new editor of the History of Philosophy Quarterly, a peer-reviewed journal. “I am excited to continue the History of Philosophy Quarterly’s rich tradition of publishing scholarship that brings the history of philosophy to […]

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June 17, 2022 at 1:30 pmResearch

Philosophy Forum | Epistemic Fallibilism, Necessity, and Certainty, March 3

Wayne A. Davis

From Ohio University News The Ohio University Philosophy Forum presents a public lecture by Wayne A. Davis on “Epistemic Fallibilism, Necessity, and Certainty” on Thursday, March 3, 2022, at 4 p.m. in Porter 104. Davis’ talk will be livestreamed for those who cannot attend in person. To attend virtually, please […]

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February 16, 2022 at 7:15 pmEvents

First-time competitors win awards at in-person Mock Trial Tournament

From left, Megan Taylor and Leighton Heiner

From Ohio University News With only five short weeks of preparation, the Ohio University Mock Trial Team competed at Ohio State University’s Scarlet and Grey Mock Trial Tournament in October, with two first-time competitors winning awards. The tournament was conducted in-person, OHIO’s first in-person tournament since February 2020. OHIO Mock […]

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November 24, 2021 at 8:21 amNews

Governor Appoints Sarah Ladipo as OHIO Student Trustee

Sarah Ladipo at the U.S. Capitol

From Ohio University News Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has appointed a new student member, Sarah O. Ladipo, to the Ohio University Board of Trustees. Ladipo, of Pickerington, Ohio, a sophomore studying philosophy with a war and peace certificate, will serve a two-year term effective on May 14, 2021, and ending […]

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May 10, 2021 at 10:13 amNews

Sarah Ladipo Interns on Capitol Hill, Gets Research Apprenticeship on Harvard Study

Sarah Ladipo at the U.S. Capitol

Sarah Ladipo’s  professors “sparked a fire in me for politics and philosophy — they made me realize that through civic engagement I can make such a big difference.” Now she’s in Washington, D.C., working on Capitol Hill as an intern in Sen. Rob Portman’s congressional office, where she is helping […]

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April 1, 2021 at 11:26 amNews