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Read what current Voinovich School students are writing about their experiences at Ohio University! If you are interested in sharing your MSES, MPA, or Voinovich Scholar insights, Contact Amista Lipot for information for more information about contributing to our blog.


Written by Chloe Graffeo and Rachel Komich We arrived at a Unity Lutheran church in Chicago around 1:30 a.m. on Friday, January 23 and promptly sought out any open space on the basement floor to sprawl our sleeping bags for a few hours of rest before morning. Around 8 o’clock we all got up to […]

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Voinovich School Blog Feb 13

By: Alaina Morman When I say I traveled around the world and back, I’m not exaggerating. The summer of 2014 will go down as one in which I learned the most about the world and about myself. It’s comical in a way how four months can put four-plus years of higher education to shame. Or […]

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Voinovich School Blog Nov 05

By: Mathew Roberts Excursions deep into the mountains and hollers of western North Carolina are not often associated with interdisciplinary adventure and personal growth, or are they? This summer, Ohio University faculty and staff created a course titled “Agroecology and Biocultural Diversity.” The course was designed with interaction as a core concept. Students began with […]

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Voinovich School Blog Sep 03

By: Jim Blazey On February 17, the United Nations released the most recent report  on human rights abuses occurring in North Korea. The report covered the starvation, violence, mistrust and exhaustion that occur within North Korean labor camps. The prisoners in these facilities range from South Korean soldiers and their descendants to people who have spoken out against […]

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Voinovich School Blog Mar 21

By: Mat Roberts As a student of the Kanawha project, a grant-funding initiative to advance carbon neutrality through the facilitation of climate literacy, I feel fortunate to be a part of pushing environmental dialogue into the classroom. Most of the Kanawha consists of faculty, some from other branches, seeking to add climate change context into […]

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Voinovich School Blog Feb 28