At OHIO you were inspired by scholar-teachers, experienced the arts, pushed your limits, got involved and became the best version of you. ohiowomen, powered by Women in Philanthropy (WIP), celebrates everything that OHIO is, was, and will be to the women and men who pass through its gates. The program engages all OHIO women – alumnae, friends, students, faculty and staff – in the life of the University. Why? To help ensure OHIO’s future for ALL students, alumni and friends.
What you can do: join us for an event, read our publications, attend our conference, make a gift, nominate an OHIO woman for an award or volunteer position.
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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
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