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Ohio University Team Named Finalist in Clean Energy Challenge

Mescal in the Mazda?

Face Down the Four Tyrannies to Improve Cross-Sectoral Cooperation

Voinovich School Leading Investigation of Abandoned Coal Mine Drainage

Conservation and Conflict Film Sparks Discussion

Entrepreneurs Build Zero Waste Culture in Southeastern Ohio

Ohio Greenhouse Gas Inventory Making an Impact

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Read what current Voinovich School students are writing about their experiences at Ohio University! If you are interested in sharing your MSES, MPA, or Voinovich Scholar insights, Contact Amista Lipot for information for more information about contributing to our blog.


By: Jim Blazey On February 17, the United Nations released the most recent report  on human rights abuses occurring in North Korea. The report covered the starvation, violence, mistrust and exhaustion that occur within North Korean labor camps. The prisoners in these … Continue reading

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Voinovich School Blog Mar 21

By: Mat Roberts As a student of the Kanawha project, a grant-funding initiative to advance carbon neutrality through the facilitation of climate literacy, I feel fortunate to be a part of pushing environmental dialogue into the classroom. Most of the … Continue reading

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Voinovich School Blog Feb 28

By: L Volpe I was asked the other day about the quote “Silence Is Exhausting” (Robyn Ochs) that closes all of my e-mail communications. As I launched into my explanation — that every person, no matter who they are, deserves … Continue reading

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Voinovich School Blog Feb 12

By: Mat Roberts On Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 7 p.m., the Athena Cinema will screen Bitter Seeds, the final film in Micha X. Peled’s Globalization Trilogy, following Store Wars: When Wal-Mart Comes to Town and China Blue. Before you see … Continue reading

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Voinovich School Blog Jan 29

By: Emily Burns I’ve never paid much attention to my astrological sign or the corresponding horoscopes. But, as I reflect on my first semester as a graduate student in the Voinovich School and look ahead to spring semester, I can’t … Continue reading

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Voinovich School Blog Jan 27