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OHIO Mock Trial Selects 2020-2021 Team Members for Virtual Competition

The Ohio University Mock Trial Team has selected 21 students to compete during the 2020-21 academic year. Tryouts for the team occurred on Sept. 9 and 10. Students were required to prepare and deliver a three-minute speech on a selected topic. At the conclusion of their prepared remarks, students were […]

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Posted on 09/16/2020

World News Quotes Jellison on New Book about Melania Trump

Katherine Jellison, portraitKatherine Jellison, Professor of History at Ohio University, was quoted in an international story headlined Melania ‘folded like a deck of cards’ about a new book released this week, Melania and Me: The Rise and Fall of My Friendship With the First Lady, written by Stephanie Winston Wolkoff. Americans “want […]

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Posted on 09/04/2020

Contemporary History | Mattson Discusses Punk Rock, Ronald Reagan and the Real Culture War of 1980s America, Sept. 17

Dr. Kevin Mattson with his new book on punk rock.The Contemporary History Institute features Dr. Kevin Mattson discussing his book, We’re Not Here to Entertain: Punk Rock, Ronald Reagan and the Real Culture War of 1980s America on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 4:30 p.m. Mattson is the Connor Study Professor of Contemporary History at Ohio University. Join this event on […]

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Posted on 09/02/2020

Alexis Karolin Discovers She Can Thrive – in Wales and in Athens

Alexis Karolin at Swansea UniversityEditor’s Note: Alexis Karolin is an Honors Tutorial College History Major from Columbus, Ohio, who “learned that even amid a global emergency, I can survive on my own and take care of myself.” She is also pursuing a certificate in Law, Justice and Culture. By Alexis Karolin Ohio University junior […]

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Posted on 09/02/2020

Holcombe Book Examines Mobilization of Troops, Food in Northern Vietnam

Alec G. Holcombe, portraitDr. Alec G. Holcombe, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, authored a new book on Mass Mobilization in the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, 1945-1960. Mass Mobilization in the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, 1945–1960 explores the way the exigencies of war, the dreams of Marxist-Leninist ideology, and the pressures of […]

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Posted on 08/28/2020

Ingram Kicks Off GWF Radio with Interview on Liberalism, Post-Liberalism

Robert G. Ingram, portraitThe first episode of GWF Radio, a new podcast from the George Washington Forum, features Patrick Deneen, professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Robert G. Ingram, professor of History at Ohio University and director of the George Washington Forum, hosts the new podcast. Ingram starts […]

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Posted on 08/27/2020

Ingram’s New Book Draws Historical Context for Freedom of Speech Debate

Robert G. Ingram, portraitFrom Ohio University News A new book co-authored by Ohio University Professor Robert Ingram probes the historical context for freedom of speech, its entanglement with religion, and the implications of this centuries-old context on today’s conversations. Ingram, professor of History and director of the George Washington Forum, recently co-authored Freedom of […]

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Posted on 08/21/2020

Barr-Melej, Jang Named to Interim Leadership Roles for International Studies, Global Affairs

Patrick Barr-Melej and Ji-Yeung Jang, portraitsOhio University has appointed Patrick Barr-Melej and Ji-Yeung Jang to two-year interim leadership roles to oversee international studies and global affairs programs in the Office of Global Affairs and International Studies (OGAIS), reports Ohio Univeristy News. The Vice Provost for Global Affairs and International Studies, Lorna Jean Edmonds, who led […]

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Posted on 08/21/2020

Mattson Book Examines Positive Impact of Punk Rock Movement

Dr. Kevin Mattson with his new book on punk rock.Ohio University News interviewed Dr. Kevin Mattson, the Connor Study Professor of Contemporary History at Ohio University, about his new book on punk rock. The 1980s may have been 40 years ago, but there is no denying that besides big-hair bands and leg warmers, the decade is still defined by […]

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Posted on 08/21/2020

Contemporary History | Mass Mobilization in the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, Sept. 3

Alec G. Holcombe, portraitThe Contemporary History Institute kicks off its fall speaker series with Dr. Alec Holcombe, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, addressing “Mass Mobilization in the Democratic Republic of Vietnam” on Thursday, Sept. 3, at 4:30 p.m. Join this event on Teams. Holcombe will be talking about his book Mass […]

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Posted on 08/02/2020