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Black Lives Matter: Examining the Scales of Justice, July 31

Sharon Cooper, portraitFrom Ohio University News The Ohio University community is invited to attend “Black Lives Matter: Examining the Scales of Justice,” a conversation with Sharon Cooper, on Friday, July 31, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. via Zoom. The virtual event will take place on Zoom and feature a discussion and […]

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Posted on 07/22/2020

OHIO Students Taste Their Way Through the Wonders of Ecuador

Ecuador group photo, with mountains in the backgroundby Joy Kostansek Four Ohio University students had the opportunity to taste their way through the culture and traditions of Ecuadorian agriculture over spring break 2020. Led by Dr. Theresa Moran and faculty from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, the inaugural Coffee, Chocolate and Sugar: Sustainable Agriculture program was […]

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Posted on 05/04/2020

Happy Beginnings | Certificate in Law, Justice & Culture Students Continue to LJC Master’s

Kristin Tate, portraitEditor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Three OHIO students who began their path in Athens in the Center for Law, Justice & Culture will continue their education within law and society studies […]

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Posted on 04/30/2020

Happy Beginnings | 2020 LJC Certificate Graduates Starting Careers, Grad School

Graduation illustration with mortarboards flying  Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Center for Law, Justice & Culture faculty are very proud to recognize and celebrate the achievements of OHIO students graduating in Spring 2020 with the […]

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Posted on 04/29/2020

Four Sociology-Criminology Students Inducted into Alpha Phi Sigma

Olivia Gemarro, portraitEleven Ohio University students from the Sociology & Anthropology Department were inducted into Alpha Phi Sigma, the national criminal justice society founded in 1942. Alpha Phi Sigma is the only criminal justice honor society and is affiliated with the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. The purpose of Alpha Phi Sigma […]

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Posted on 04/26/2020

Eleven Sociology Students Inducted into Alpha Kappa Delta

Natalie Alvarez, portraitEleven Ohio University students from the Sociology & Anthropology Department were inducted into Alpha Kappa Delta, an international sociology honor society founded in 1920. The purpose of Alpha Kappa Delta, which is affiliated with the American Sociological Association, is to acknowledge and promote excellence in the scholarship and study of […]

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Posted on 04/26/2020

Anna Majercak Awarded Shelly Fund Support for Research

Anna Majercak , portraitOhio University graduate student Anna Majercak received a Shelly Fund award from the Sociology & Anthropology Department. The award is given by Robert and Ann Shelly to support the collection of original data and/or the purchase of proprietary material by sociology graduate students at Ohio University. Majercak is a first-year […]

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Posted on 04/26/2020

Tiffany Bush Named Outstanding Graduate First-Year Student

Tiffany Bush, portraitOhio University graduate student Tiffany Bush was named Outstanding Graduate First-Year Student by the Sociology & Anthropology Department. Bush also received a Shelly Fund award, given by Robert and Ann Shelly to support the collection of original data and/or the purchase of proprietary material by sociology graduate students at Ohio University. […]

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Posted on 04/26/2020

Joy Kostansek Awarded Sociology & Anthropology Excellence in Research Award

Joy Kostansek, portraitOhio University graduate student Joy Kostansek was awarded the Excellence in Research Award by the Sociology & Anthropology Department. Kostansek is completing an M.A. in Sociology. She was nominated by Dr. Stephen Scanlan, Associate Professor of Sociology, and Dr. Anna Terman, Assistant Professor of Sociology. “What more can I say?” […]

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Posted on 04/26/2020

Alexandra Monaco Named Outstanding Graduate Second-Year Student

Alexandra Monaco, portraitOhio University graduate student Alexandra Monaco was named Outstanding Graduate Second-Year Student by the Sociology & Anthropology Department. In addition, she was awarded the College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award. Monaco is completing an M.A. in Sociology and was nominated by Dr. Thomas Vander Ven, Professor of Sociology. […]

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Posted on 04/26/2020