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Research Opportunities with Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Aug. 9

College of Arts & Science faculty, staff and students can meet with Dr. Stephanie Tompkins, Director of the Defense Sciences Office of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), when Ohio University hosts her on Tuesday, Aug. 9. DARPA 101 As part of her visit, Tompkins will speak from 9 […]

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August 1, 2016 at 4:11 pmEvents

Arts & Sciences Reception Follows Graduate Commencement, April 29

Arts & Sciences Reception Follows Graduate Commencement, April 29

College of Arts & Sciences graduate students and their friends and families are invited to a reception immediately following Graduate Commencement on Friday, April 29, from noon to 2 p.m. in the new Walter Field House adjacent to the football stadium. All master’s and Ph.D. students graduating in the College […]

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April 2, 2016 at 5:00 pmEvents

Wealth & Poverty | Research Talk ‘Hillbilly Women, Affrilachians, and Queer Mountaineers,’ April 12

Dr. Anna Rachel Terman

The Wealth & Poverty theme presents a Poverty and Inequality Research Talk by Dr. Rachel Terman on “Hillbilly Women, Affrilachians, and Queer Mountaineers: Belonging and Mobility among Young Adults in Appalachia,” on Tuesday, April 12, from 1:30-2:50 p.m. in Alden 319. Abstract: Many rural communities in Appalachia are struggling to survive and thrive as […]

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April 1, 2016 at 9:15 pmEvents

Alumni Panel on Careers in Sociology, April 15

Clara Fesmire

The Sociology & Anthropology Department is holding a Sociology/Sociology-Criminology Alumni Panel on Friday, April 15, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Friends of the Library Room (Alden 319). The panel is an opportunity for students to hear from alumni about their careers. The panelists are: Cam Bailey ’15, Caseworker, […]

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April 1, 2016 at 8:30 pmAlumni Events

Creating Democracy and Challenging Corporate Rule, March 31

David Cobb

Several Ohio University departments have partnered to bring David Cobb to campus for a lecture on “Creating Democracy and Challenging Corporate Rule” on Thursday, March 31, at 5 p.m. in Scripps 111. Cobb, who will discuss the fundamental relation between people and government, is a lawyer and activist who has […]

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March 2, 2016 at 4:30 pmEvents

Mother-Daughter Team on Sustainable Food Movement Rising, March 23

Mother-Daughter Team on Sustainable Food Movement Rising, March 23

Sustainability Studies theme brings Frances and Anna Lappé, a mother-daughter team internationally renowned for their work on sustainable food systems, food justice and grassroots democracy, to Ohio University in March to discuss “The Sustainable Food Movement Rising.” The founders of the Small Planet Institute will discuss sustainable food systems in […]

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March 1, 2016 at 6:30 pmEvents

Wealth & Poverty Week | Society and Inequality, Feb. 10-18

Wealth & Poverty Week | Society and Inequality, Feb. 10-18

The Wealth & Poverty theme hosts a two-week event—“Society and Inequality”—in February. America’s income inequality is growing again, and it is one of the nation’s most urgent problems—the “defining challenge of our time” in President Obama’s words.  Academic and policy debates on inequality have recently moved beyond income inequality and poverty […]

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February 1, 2016 at 9:45 pmEvents