Stories tagged with: Department of Sociology and Anthropology

OHIO researchers join statewide effort to combat mental health, substance use epidemic

March 13, 2024 A team of researchers from Ohio University is joining a statewide initiative to identify the leading causes of mental health challenges, suicide, and substance use disorder in Ohio communities.

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Between the waves of migration and tourism: OHIO researcher explores challenges of Mediterranean cities

March 11, 2024 As Mediterranean cities grapple with rising migration and an increase in mass tourism, Ohio University researcher Smoki Musaraj, Ph.D., is working with experts in the region to understand the effects of these transformations on the everyday lives of migrant and poor residents—and how they are fighting back.

Kentucky Community and Technical College System and Ohio University offer new path for additional higher education

March 8, 2024 Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) and Ohio University have partnered to provide a seamless transfer process that allows students to pursue additional higher education.

OHIO faculty experts discuss navigating the modern workplace in the newly revamped Ask the Experts podcast

February 14, 2024 Ask the Experts podcast features two College of Arts and Sciences' faculty discussing what the modern workplace currently looks like.

‘King Coal’ to visit Athens on Feb. 8 for Athena Cinema’s ‘From the Hills and Hollers: Appalachian Stories’ film series

February 7, 2024 The Athena Cinema will offer a screening of the critically acclaimed documentary “King Coal,” the latest film from Academy Award-nominated director Elaine McMillion Sheldon on Thursday, Feb. 8.

From classroom to community: Ohio history gets a helping hand from students

November 14, 2023 Ohio University students are reviving the past. Led by Associate Professor of Anthropology Nancy Tatarek, Ph.D., the students are hard at work preserving the history of southeastern Ohio.

OHIO students get hands-on experience with fossil replicas

November 3, 2023 More than 300 bone and fossil replicas, ranging from gorilla skulls to rare ones like the hominin “Lucy,” are available to sociology and anthropology students thanks to a recent funding award.

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 Professor Haley Duschinski advances scholarship on Kashmir in new book

October 5, 2023 Ohio University’s Haley Duschinski, Professor of Anthropology and Graduate Director of the MA Program in Law, Justice & Culture, has recently published The Palgrave Handbook of New Directions in Kashmir Studies.

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.

Johnathan Roberts helps relaunch Ohio University Chillicothe Student Resource Center

August 29, 2023 Johnathan Roberts was recently selected as an Ohio Campus Compact AmeriCorps volunteer for the 2023-2024 academic year at Ohio University Chillicothe.

Students invited to information sessions for study abroad in Northern Ireland, South Africa

August 24, 2023 Students are invited to information sessions for Human Rights, Law & Justice in Northern Ireland over spring break and Law, Justice & Transitions to Democracy in South Africa for two weeks in May. 

Archaeology students have their own blockbuster summer adventure

July 14, 2023 Field School in Ohio Archaeology students are spending their summer searching for artifacts from Ohio's first peoples—one square meter of earth at a time.

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.

Student David Lamp makes discovery of a lifetime: fluted point from first peoples in Ohio

June 26, 2023 David Lamp was on his hands and knees, trowel in hand, back at OHIO as a graduate student on June 2, when he made the discovery of a lifetime.