OHIO community invited to Menard Family George Washington Forum Nov. 7 event: ‘The Science of Man’ and the Problems of the Wealth of Nations: History and Philosophy in the Scottish Enlightenment

October 26, 2023 The Menard Family George Washington Forum will host Andrew Wilkins on Nov. 7, at 6 p.m. in Baker University Center 240. This event is free and open to the public.

Students from five colleges admitted to Certificate in Law, Justice & Culture program

October 24, 2023 The Center for Law, Justice & Culture announced its next cohort of Ohio University students that have been admitted to the undergraduate Certificate in Law, Justice & Culture program.

OHIO faculty member's look at the mold behind soy sauce as Japan's economic driver wins international best book award

October 5, 2023 Dr. Victoria Lee wins best book award for describing how the science of fermentation — and the microbes at the heart of soy sauce and miso soup — helped drive Japan's economy into the 21st century.

David Crane to discuss Ukraine War Crimes Tribunal on Oct. 17, says 'Putin hears my footsteps'

October 5, 2023 One of the most recognized international criminal lawyers in the world, David Crane is leading a team setting up a Special Tribunal for Ukraine on the Crimes of Aggression against Vladimir Putin.

Mock Trial Team selects 2023-24 members amid steep competition

September 28, 2023 The Ohio University Mock Trial Team selected 20 students, including three first-year students, to form two teams for the 2023-24 academic year.

Kyle Balzer joins American Enterprise Institute as Jeane Kirkpatrick Fellow

September 15, 2023 Alumnus Kyle Balzer, '22 History Ph.D., starts his new position as a Jeane Kirkpatrick Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman to discuss Russia-Ukraine War on Sept. 21

September 11, 2023 The Contemporary History Institute hosts Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman (retired) discussing "The Russia-Ukraine War: Its Origins, the Present Fight, and Prognosis for the Future” on Sept. 21.

What a year of teaching in Taiwan has looked like for an OHIO alumna and Fulbright scholar – and why she is staying for another

August 10, 2023 OHIO alumna and Fulbright scholar Alexis Karolin, B.A. ’22, has spent the past year growing personally and professionally while teaching elementary school students in Taipei, Taiwan.

Professors' new book traces Ohio history from first peoples to first settlers

July 13, 2023 The official founding of the state of Ohio dates back to 1803, but human habitation in Ohio goes back much further, back to the first peoples who helped shape the state we know today.

Four doctoral students awarded Contemporary History Institute fellowships

April 27, 2023 Four graduate students are the 2023–24 winners of the Contemporary History Institute's Klinder Fellowships and the Baker Peace Fellowships.

History student Robert Green awarded Boren Fellowship for research in Cambodia

April 24, 2023 History doctoral student Robert Green has been awarded a Boren Fellowship to conduct research in Cambodia.

Anna Denman's future plans are already written down in history

April 19, 2023 At Ohio University, Anna Denman found two ways to love history — through objects and the stories they illustrate and through rare documents and the stories they tell.

Steve Miner kicks off History Graduate Conference with keynote on Russia-Ukraine conflict April 14-15

April 13, 2023 The History Graduate Conference kicks off with a keynote by Professor Emeritus Steve Miner on April 14 followed by a full day of panelists and speakers from around the nation on April 15.

History student Shalon van Tine uses Warren Zevon to explore the philosophy of humor

March 28, 2023 Shalon van Tine, a Ph.D. in History candidate studying cultural and intellectual history, authored a chapter in a forthcoming book about Warren Zevon and philosophy.

University Community mourns History Professor Emeritus William Frederick

March 25, 2023 William Frederick was a professor in the History Department in the College of Arts and Sciences and also helped lead development of the Asian Studies program in the Center for International Studies.