Post Tagged with: "Wealth and Poverty"

Wealth & Poverty | Slavery and Its Legacies, Nov. 19

Dr. Ana Lucia Araujo

The Wealth and Poverty theme at Ohio University presents Dr. Ana Lucia Araujo discussing “Slavery and Its Legacies: Comparative Approaches in Memory and Reparations” on Monday, Nov. 19, from 3 to 4 p.m. at Walter  Hall Rotunda. Araujo is Professor of History of Howard University. Her research explores the history, memory, and […]

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November 2, 2018 at 7:30 pmEvents

Wealth & Poverty | Farm Labor Relations in South Africa, Nov. 28

Dr. Tarminder Kaur

Wealth and Poverty hosts a research talk by Dr. Tarminder Kaur, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of the Free State, South Africa, on Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 4 to 5 p.m. at Alden 319. The talk is titled “Farmers Are Not ‘That’ Rich; Farm Workers Are Not ‘That’ Poor: an […]

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November 2, 2018 at 5:15 pmEvents

Wealth & Poverty | OUCAMS and W&P Students Raise Food Donations for Good Works

Nicholas Snider, Steven Weinstein, Kyle Bussard, and Peter Hein at the Kroger donation station.

Celebrating the United Nations’ World Food Day to help end hunger, the Ohio University Chapter of the American Meteorological Society and Wealth and Poverty Certificate students together raised 14 boxes of food donations for Good Works Inc., a local charity organization that offers hot meals to Athens’s most underprivileged communities. Several […]

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November 2, 2018 at 11:20 amNews

Internship | Rife Saw Survivors Beam with Joy, Immigrants Hold Back Tears

Franchesca Rife (second from right) with other interns at Tapestri.

Editor’s Note: Last summer five OHIO students received Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty summer internships. During an Action on Inequality Week panel discussion, titled “How I Spent My Summer,” five interns reflected on their experiences. By Franchesca Rife Sociology major and Wealth & Poverty Certificate Interned as legal advocate at Legal […]

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October 5, 2018 at 5:31 pmNews

Wealth & Poverty | World Food Drive Includes On-Campus, Kroger Drop-Offs

Wealth & Poverty | World Food Drive Includes On-Campus, Kroger Drop-Offs

Under the motto “Ending Hunger Starts with OHIO,” the Wealth and Poverty theme hosts its annual World Food Day food drive throughout October. The United Nations’ World Food Day is Oct. 16, “a day of action against hunger” involving people from around the world. OHIO collection sites for non-perishable items for Good […]

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October 4, 2018 at 3:30 pmNews

McMillan Quoted on Six Steps to Financial Independence

Alan J. McMillan

Alan J. McMillan, who teaches CAS 2402X: Transitions – From Campus to Career Success to Wealth Creation & Protection at OHIO, was quoted in a Hubspot story headlined “How to Achieve Financial Freedom at Last.” Alan J. McMillan, a professor at Ohio University and founder of LearnEarnRetire, has defined six […]

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September 6, 2018 at 2:25 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Wealth & Poverty Faculty Forum, Sept. 7

Wealth & Poverty Faculty Forum, Sept. 7

The Wealth & Poverty theme faculty forum is Friday, Sept. 7, form noon to 1 p.m. in Baker 231. Each fall, faculty in the theme have an open forum to report what they’ve done the year before and seek input from Wealth & Poverty members about W&P activities.

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September 1, 2018 at 10:30 pmEvents