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Sparks Honored With Ohio Innocence Project Award

Jada Sparks

Jada Sparks, a graduate student pursuing an M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture, was awarded the first-ever Dr. Donna Mayerson Student Leadership Award from the Ohio Innocence Project. In 2020, OIP announced the award was created to “honor and celebrate student leaders and their invaluable contributions to educating people in […]

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January 19, 2021 at 9:41 amAlumni News

Anton Op-Ed Probes Impact of Prison Releases on Families

Victoria Anton

Ohio University alumna Victoria Anton ’20, now pursuing an M.A. in Sociology at OHIO, authored an op-ed in the Athens News headlined What can happen behind closed doors and how to fix it for justice-involved families. With the onset of the COVID-19 global health pandemic, prison populations have been a […]

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December 30, 2020 at 3:59 pmAlumni In Class In the News News Students in the News

Hendrix Pens Op-Ed on COVID Relief for Thousands Released from Prison

Hendrix Pens Op-Ed on COVID Relief for Thousands Released from Prison

Ohio University alumna Clara Hendrix ’20, now pursuing an M.A. in Sociology at OHIO, authored an op-ed in the Athens News headlined There is no COVID-19 relief for thousands being released from U.S. prisons. As the devastating effects of COVID-19 continue to ravage the country, there have been endless calls […]

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December 30, 2020 at 3:25 pmAlumni In Class In the News News Students in the News

2 A&S Faculty Chosen for MAC’s Academic Leadership Development Program

From left, Cynthia Anderson, Lisa Harrison, Jason Trembly and Morgan Vis were selected as this year's Mid-American Conference (MAC) Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows.

From Ohio University News Two Arts & Sciences faculty are among four from Ohio University selected as the 2020-21 Mid-American Conference Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP) Fellows: Cynthia Anderson, professor and chair of Sociology and Anthropology and director of Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies in the College of Arts & […]

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October 7, 2020 at 3:32 pmNews

Alumni News | Jenny Hall-Jones Named Interim Vice President for Student Affairs

Jenny Hall-Jones

From Ohio University News Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis announced that Jenny Hall-Jones has been named interim Vice President for Student Affairs at Ohio University effective Oct. 24, 2020. Hall-Jones, who has served in several key roles at Ohio University over the past 24 years, is a three-time Bobcat, […]

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September 21, 2020 at 8:10 pmAlumni

Castellano Discusses Mental Health Treatment Court with Philadelphia Inquirer

Dr. Ursula Castellano

Ursula Castellano, Associate Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story headlined “A panhandler punched a Chinese American woman and called her a slur. Will it be considered a hate crime?” Úrsula Castellano, an Ohio University sociologist who studies mental-health courts, said that is almost […]

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August 31, 2020 at 4:21 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Black Lives Matter: Examining the Scales of Justice, July 31

Sharon Cooper

From Ohio University News The Ohio University community is invited to attend “Black Lives Matter: Examining the Scales of Justice,” a conversation with Sharon Cooper, on Friday, July 31, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. via Zoom. The virtual event will take place on Zoom and feature a discussion and […]

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July 22, 2020 at 11:37 amEvents