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In his inaugural address, Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis challenged the university to become a place where dialogue and rigorous, civil debate are institutional hallmarks.

Challenging Dialogues in the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University are lectures and discussions about difficult topics and today’s headlines.

Fall 2018 features

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Upcoming Challenging Dialogues Events

An Ohio Innocence Project Program Director and OHIO alumnus Pierce Reed ’86 will hold two information sessions in September for students who wish to join the Ohio University chapter of OIP-u. Thursday, Sept. 13: from 4 to 5 p.m., room TBD Friday, Sept. 14: from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. […]

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ScienceCaf kicks off Fall 2018 with Dr. Scott Moody discussing “Why we need the EPA and ESA for our health?” on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 5 p.m. in the Front Room at Baker University Center. Moody is Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. Science Caf events are held […]

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The Wealth and Poverty theme at Ohio University presents six speakers for Action on Inequality Week” from Sept. 21-28. Going beyond teaching, learning, and advocating for equality, many are taking positive, important actions against inequalities in income, health, education, and well-being in local communities. The Wealth and Poverty Week on […]

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The Wealth and Poverty theme at Ohio University presents Dr. Katharine Broton on Poverty in American Higher Education, on Friday, Sept. 21, from 3 to 4 p.m. in Alden 319. Broton is one of six speakers during Action on Inequality Week” from Sept. 21-28. Her talk is co-sponsored with the […]

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The Wealth and Poverty theme at Ohio University presents a student panel, “How I Spent My Summer: A Panel Discussion of SHECP Poverty Intern Experiences,” on Monday, Sept. 24, from 6 to 7 p.m. in Alden 319. The panel features students Franchesca Rife (Sociology), Emily Walter (Geography), Bailey Williams (Economics), […]

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The Wealth and Poverty theme at Ohio University presents alum Keith Wasserman onGood Works, Inc.: A Community of Hope on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from noon-1 p.m. in Alden 319. Wasserman, who is founder and executive director of Good Works, earned his bachelor’s degree from Ohio University’s University College in 1981. […]

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The Wealth and Poverty theme at Ohio University presents alum Kerri Shaw discussing Children of Appalachia: Risks and Resiliency on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 3 to 4 p.m. in Alden 319. Shaw is one of six speakers during Action on Inequality Week” from Sept. 21-28. Shaw is a lecturer in […]

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The Contemporary History Institute presents Dr. James Mosher discussing Trade War, Trade War: A Talk and Discussion about the Current Trade War onThursday, Sept. 27, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in Baker 231. Mosher is Associate Professor of Political Science at Ohio University. His areas of specialization are West European […]

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The Wealth and Poverty theme at Ohio University presents alum Jennifer Simon on Finding Pathways Out of Poverty for the Isolated Appalachian” onThursday, Sept. 27, from 5 to 6 p.m. in Alden 319. Simon is one of six speakers during Action on Inequality Week” from Sept. 21-28. An Ohio University […]

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The Ohio University Constitution Day Lecture features Dr. Sigal Ben-Porath discussing “Free Speech on Campus” on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 5 p.m. at the Athena Cinema on Court Street. Ben-Porath is Professor of Literacy, Culture, and International Education Division at the University of Pennsylvania. Ben-Porath has been teaching at Penn […]

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