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Alumni News | Frisch Reduces Material Waste With Quilting Business

by Alex Paoletti ’20 Following graduation, Janice Frisch ’07 studied at Indiana University Bloomington and earned her M.A. in Folklore and her Ph.D. in Folklore. There she had the opportunity to work with the International Quilt Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska for her research on shifts in American quilting styles. Her […]

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Posted on 06/16/2020

Rosen, Thankachan Research Technology for Teaching in India

Dr. Matthew Rosen, portraitand trees behind himDr. Matthew Rosen, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, together with Dr. Briju Thankachan, Director of Curriculum and Assessment Design and Improvement at OHIO’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Dr. Divya Chandrasenan, Assistant Professor of Education at University of Kerala, India, received an INTEL-funded Major Research grant from […]

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Posted on 05/11/2020

Six Anthropology Students Inducted into Lambda Alpha

Kailee Sites, selfieSix Ohio University students from the Sociology & Anthropology Department were inducted into Lambda Alpha. Established in 1968, Lambda Alpha national anthropology honor society both acknowledges and rewards academic excellence, supporting scholarship and research by acknowledging and honoring superior achievement in the discipline among students engaged in the study of […]

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Posted on 04/26/2020

Sue-Yeon Ryu Awarded Anthropology Engagement Award

Sue-Yeon Ryu in Miami, FL, during her 2019 winter break.Ohio University junior Sue-Yeon Ryu was awarded the Anthropology Engagement Award by the Sociology & Anthropology Department. Ryu is majoring in Anthropology in the Honors Tutorial College. She also added a major in Economics. “Since joining HTC anthropology, Sue has been an active student within the program and beyond,” says Dr. […]

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Posted on 04/26/2020

Collin Williams Named Outstanding Graduating Senior for Anthropology, Headed to Graduate School

Collin Williams holding the first stone tool he ever flintknapped from Dr. Joe Gingerich's Stone Tools & Human Behavior class.Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Ohio University student Collin Williams was named the Outstanding Graduating Senior for Anthropology by the Sociology & Anthropology Department. Next year, Williams will be pursuing a master’s […]

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Posted on 04/26/2020

Spring Break 2020 | Take A Day Trip & Eat All the Cookies You Want

Colin Williams and Denielle  By Collin Williams ’20 Ohio University When money is tight, explore the world around you and take a day trip! This spring break, my girlfriend, Denielle, and I spent the day together partaking in cheap, wholesome fun. We love taking day trips because there is so much to see […]

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Posted on 03/28/2020

Mock Trial Competes in Columbus, Brooks Wins Best Attorney

Diamond Brooks with her Best Attorney Award gavelThe Ohio University Mock Trial team sent two teams to the American Mock Trial Association Regional Tournament in Columbus the weekend of Feb. 22-23, with one student receiving an award for outstanding performance during competition. The tournament took place at the Franklin County Courthouse with each team competing in four trials […]

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Posted on 02/28/2020

Gingerich Talks about First People in Ohio at Settlement Conference This Week

Joseph Gingerich outside next to pillarDr. Joseph Gingerich will speak on the first people in Ohio in a talk titled “From Pioneers to Settlement: An Overview of Ohio’s First People and the Rise of the First Settled Villages.” Gingerich is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Ohio University. […]

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Posted on 02/19/2020

Students Get Hands-on Experience at Archaeological Field School

Students and community members excavate a site in the Wayne National Forest as part of the Archaeology field school.By Andrea Gibson, Photos by Ben Siegel From Ohio University News For more than 30 years, the Field School in Ohio Archaeology at Ohio University has trained hundreds of anthropology students how to excavate and preserve artifacts from southeastern Ohio sites that may range from privately owned farms to the […]

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Posted on 02/17/2020

Teach In | India, the Citizenship Act and Settler Colonialism in Kashmir, Feb. 19

Kashmir Photo of women running from conflictA Teach-In about what’s happening in India, the Citizenship Act, and Settler Colonialism in Kashmir is Feb. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in Bentley 132. The Teach-In will feature Dr. Brian Collins, Associate Professor of World Religions, Dr. Haley Duschinski, Director of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture and Associate Professor […]

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Posted on 02/01/2020