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To kick off the launch of ohiowomen, an extension of the Women in Philanthropy (WIP) program, women from all over Central Ohio gathered with students, alumnae, faculty and friends to celebrate all of Ohio University’s alumnae at the historic Worthington Inn in Worthington, Ohio. Read More

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Out of the 11 applicants for the Gilman Award from Ohio University, seven of them recently learned that their dreams of studying abroad would be rewarded. These seven are a few out of 800 American undergraduate students from 356 colleges and universities across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to study or intern abroad during the spring 2015 academic term. Read More

For the third consecutive year, Dr. Haley Duschinski has led students on a Spring Break trip to Northern Ireland with Anthropology course ANTH 4620: Human Rights, Law, and Justice. The nine-day course examines the post-conflict society of Northern Ireland after “the Troubles” in the 1970s and 1980s, highlighting an anthropological approach to political transition, dealing with the past, contested memories, and the legacy of human rights abuses. Read More

Mechanical engineering students at the Russ College of Engineering and Technology demonstrated to the public this weekend how they create for good. As part of the culmination of the “Designing to Make Difference” senior capstone course, a record 14 teams displayed their designs in the Stocker Center lobby and the Academic & Research Center project hangar and gave research presentations on their work. The growing program, which has resulted in more than $100,000 in national awards in recent years, tasks students with addressing specific needs for real clients in the community. Read More

To kick off the launch of ohiowomen, an extension of the Women in Philanthropy (WIP) program, women from all over Central Ohio gathered with students, alumnae, faculty and friends to celebrate all of Ohio University’s alumnae at the historic Worthington Inn in Worthington, Ohio. Read More

Dr. Darlene Berryman, a professor of food and nutrition at Ohio University, hopes to inspire alumni’s interest in the obesity epidemic the same way the epidemic inspired her career. Berryman will challenge everything alumni thought they knew about obesity in her course, Big Fat Myths About Obesity, at the Ohio University Alumni Association’s 2015 On The Green Weekend Alumni College event May 30 through June 1. Berryman will present common misconceptions about fat tissue and the factors that contribute to the obesity epidemic. Read More

Ohio University celebrated International Women’s Day this past weekend with an afternoon of performances and presentations designed to highlight the past, present and future accomplishments of women worldwide. Read More

College of Health Sciences and Professions’ student Mariah Byard has a lot of balls in the air right now - both literally and figuratively. In addition to being a starting guard for the OHIO women’s basketball team - winners of the regular season MAC title - she is also an honors nursing student doing clinical rotations at OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital and is planning an August wedding. Read More

In 1995, Kitty McConnell was in high school at Bloom Carroll and had dreams of being an actress. McConnell started taking theatre classes at OUL while in high school through the Post Secondary Options Program and quickly learned that she loved being on stage. She ended up taking classes at OUL for a couple of years after high school and remained a part of OUL Theatre. Read More

The idea of "home" is fraught with meaning. The desire for a place where we are accepted and where we belong is embedded in the human soul. And the loss of home can cause psychic wounds that last generations, especially when that loss is traumatic. Devika Chawla addresses such loss in her new book Home, Uprooted: Oral Histories of India's Partition. Through firsthand oral histories of three generations affected by Partition, Chawla explores how the idea of home echoes through these individuals' lives and shapes the way they view themselves. Read More

Retired Colonel Arlene F. Greenfield died suddenly on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia at the age of 64. The 1971 graduate of The Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education was known for her robust leadership presence, generosity and vivacious personality. She was a woman with high expectations and was always quick to recognize the work of others. Read More