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The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) was established by Congress in 1965 to address the economic issues of the Appalachian region (ARC History). It was created because one in three Appalachians lived in poverty before the ARC was created and the region lagged behind the national averages in education and healthcare. Congress established a mandate in … Continue reading Appalachian Regional Commission and Senator Voinovichs Support: Creating Lasting Partnerships

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Voinovich School Blog Apr 18

The Ohio University Voinovich School is pleased to invite you to attend a presentation by the Ohio EPA on Tuesday, April 18 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in Building 21, Room 105 on The Ridgesto learn more about the new Ohio Materials Marketplace, which hosts a free online software platform for users to easily … Continue reading Ohio EPA to present on Ohio Materials Marketplace on Tuesday, April 18

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Voinovich School Blog Apr 12

Jen Bowman, acting director of environmental programs, and Natalie Kruse, associate professor of environmental studies, will present on the Sugar Bush Foundation funded project titled, Bringing transparency to environmental issues surrounding Class II injection wells through community engagement in eastern Athens County. This presentation will be the last installment of the Voinovich School Energy and … Continue reading Injection well research topic of final installment in Energy and Environmental Luncheon Series

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Voinovich School Blog Apr 11

As part of its ongoing Womens Forum Series, the Voinovich School will host a session featuring a leadership discussion with Jennifer Simon on Friday, April 7 from 1:15 p.m. 2:15 p.m. in The Ridges, Bldg. 21, Room 105. Simon will speak on the success she has experienced throughout her professional career and how her … Continue reading Voinovich School Womens Forum Series features leadership discussion with Jennifer Simon

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Voinovich School Blog Mar 30

On Tuesday, April 11 from 2 3:30 p.m., the Voinovich School will hold another session in its ongoing Womens Forum Series in The Ridges, Bldg. 21, Room 105. This workshop, titled Stay Out of Your Own Way: How gendered stereotypes threaten our success, will focus on the ways women have traditionally undersold their skills … Continue reading Professional presentation workshop next installment in Voinovich School Womens Forum series

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Voinovich School Blog Mar 28