Post Tagged with: "Wealth and Poverty"

Wealth & Poverty Focus on Africa | Education Abroad in Ghana, Sept. 24

Jeffrey Giesey

The Wealth & Poverty Focus on Africa series presents Dr. Jeffrey Giesey, Associate Dean of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, on Engineering Projects in Ghana on Sept 24 from noon  to 1 p.m. in Schoonover 450. Watch on A&S TV. Abstract: For more than 10 years, Ohio University’s Russ College […]

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September 1, 2015 at 6:15 pmEvents

Dip In with New 1-Credit Themes in Action Courses

Dip In with New 1-Credit Themes in Action Courses

Students looking for a 1-credit course this semester can dip into one of the university’s themes with a CAS 1300x Themes in Action course. Choose from five different sections—each focused on a different curricular theme—and get involved in activities and events around sustainability, local food, justice and social change, wealth […]

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August 24, 2015 at 8:30 amNews

A&S TV: Federal Welfare Reform Underestimated Barriers in West Virginia, Speaker Says

A&S TV: Federal Welfare Reform Underestimated Barriers in West Virginia, Speaker Says

By Katie Smoleny From Compass Ohio University’s Wealth and Poverty curricular theme kicked off its first-ever weeklong “Wealth and Poverty in Appalachia” series with a lecture from a West Virginia University professor who’s conducted research on the effects of welfare reform in the Mountain State. “The people who designed (welfare […]

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April 8, 2015 at 4:07 pmNews

Faculty Team-Teach Wealth & Poverty Seminar

Faculty Team-Teach Wealth & Poverty Seminar

The Wealth and Poverty theme is offering a Tier III seminar (T3 4400 Seminar in Wealth and Poverty) this spring semester. The course examines economic growth, wealth distribution, poverty and inequality issues in both domestic and international settings. The course is team taught by four instructors – Dr. Mariana Dantas […]

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February 9, 2015 at 1:19 pmNews

Wealth & Poverty Theme Sets Spring 2015 Activities

Wealth & Poverty Theme Sets Spring 2015 Activities

The Wealth and Poverty curricular theme announces its Spring 2015 activities: Friday, Jan. 30 – Wealth and Poverty information session with A&S junior faculty, noon-1 p.m. at Baker 226. Monday, Feb. 23 – Dr. Smoki Musaraj, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, guest lecture on “Socioeconomic Transformations in Postsocialist Albania” from 9:40 […]

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January 26, 2015 at 4:28 pmNews

New: Transcultural Encounters and Border Crossings Film Series

Dr. Katarzyna Marciniak

With Dr. Michael Gillespie, Dr. Katarzyna Marciniak is curator of the new Transcultural Encounters and Border Crossings Film Series at the Athena this spring. Marciniak, Professor of English, specializes in transnational studies, and the film series’ theme reflects her scholarly interests. Gillespie is Assistant Professor of Film Theory, with the […]

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January 23, 2015 at 2:03 pmNews

Ohio University Faculty Invited to Conversation on Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty, Nov. 4

Harlan Beckley

Ohio University faculty are invited to a Conversation about the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 4:30 p.m. in Bentley Annex 007. Dr. Stephen Scanlan, Associate Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, is leading an initiative across campus to entertain Ohio University membership in the […]

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