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Where are the dinosaurs this summer? Online, of course. They’re hanging out in an online course that fills Tier 2 Natural Sciences requirements. GEOL 1400 Dinosaurs and the Mesozoic (2NS) This online course includes a general introduction to dinosaurs including their classification, anatomy, physiology, and behavior. Three major groups of dinosaurs will be […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies news Apr 21

Summer with the College of Arts & Sciences—Enjoy our Parks | Fill some Reqs—includes courses that can apply toward Ohio University’s general education Tier II requirements in Humanities and Literature. Check the Registrar’s summer course offerings site for up-to-the-minute course availability—both online and on campus. AAS 1100 Introduction to African […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies news Apr 21

The first-ever Najee E. Muhammad Memorial Award is being awarded to Sharqaua Smith, who is pursuing a Bachelor of Specialized Studies with a major in Mathematics Pre-Professional Sciences through University College. The award is for an outstanding student who is part of the Diversity Studies Certificate program and who excels […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies news Apr 13

The Between Love and Hate curricular theme is co-sponsoring Hip Hop Awareness Week at Ohio University, March 30 to April 4. The week-long series of events is brought to campus by the Ohio University chapter of Hip Hop Congress, the Student Activities Commission (SAC), and the Black Student Cultural Programming […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies news Apr 02

As part of Wealth and Poverty in Appalachia 2015, Dr. Aretina Hamilton gives a research talk “The World of the [White] Unseeing: Uncovering the Black Spatial Imaginaries of African Americans in Appalachia,” on Thursday, April 9, from noon-1:20 p.m. at Alden 1951 Lounge. Abstract: In Dirt and Desire: Reconstructing Southern […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies news Apr 02

By Chris Caldwell Sydney Joslin-Knapp ’16 attempts to blend her photography degree with her African American Studies minor to show issues of race rather than merely tell them. “Since coming to OU, I realize just how little people talk about race in a productive way,” says Joslin-Knapp. African American Studies […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies news Mar 03

The Department of African American Studies invites the campus community to celebrate the release of its newest faculty member’s book, A Nation Can Rise No Higher Than Its Women, on Thursday, Feb. 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Little Professors Bookstore. The event includes a reading, a brief discussion, […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies news Feb 26

The African American Studies Department is partnering with the Black Graduate Student Association on a series of coffee cup stickers in the Baker Center Front Room. The second one celebrates Black History Month with “OUr Black History Fun Facts: 1833: African-American James Roye begins attending Ohio University. Roye is elected […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies news Feb 23

The African American Studies Department is partnering with the Black Graduate Student Association on a series of coffee cup stickers in the Baker Center Front Room. The second one celebrates Black History Month with some little-known facts: James Durnham, who was born a slave in 1762, bought his freedom at […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies news Feb 19

The African American Studies Department is partnering with the Black Graduate Student Association on a series of coffee cup stickers in the Baker Center Front Room. The first one celebrates Black History Month with some “Did You Know?” facts: The hairbrush, lawn mower, cellphone, refrigerator, air conditioner and traffic light […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » African American Studies news Feb 17

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