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Mon, Sep 29, 2014 1:12 pm

Judge Williams-Byers Explains Domestic Violence Issues

Although the current spotlight has been on the National Football League (NFL) and domestic assaults perpetrated by its players, domestic violence is an all-too-often occurrence facing judges in Ohio.

It is something that Judge Gayle Williams-Byers sees almost every day as she sits in her Municipal Court room in South Euclid, outside of Cleveland.

Fri, Sep 26, 2014 2:42 pm

In the 1960s, Mary Beth Tinker was a party in a famous U.S. Supreme Court case giving limited freedom of speech to public school students.  Nearly 50 years later, she is still on the same crusade to ensure students’ constitutional rights.

That quest brought Tinker to Athens to speak to Ohio University students about their First Amendment freedoms. While on campus, she spoke to WOUB’s Tom Hodson about her case and her passion for protection of constitutional rights.

Tue, Sep 23, 2014 4:00 pm

Dr. Arthur Fine, emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of Washington, kicks off this season's Frontiers in Science Lecture Series at Ohio University. His topic is "What Was Einstein Thinking?" Dr. Fine is an expert on Albert Einstein and Einstein's evolution from being considered a genius by his colleagues to being considered a "heretic" by other physicists for some of his work later in his life.

Thu, Sep 18, 2014 10:39 am

James Hill, Assistant Director of the the Athens County Public Libraries, hosts a discussion of upcoming library events with Shei Sanchez and Erin Nash, most importantly being the libraries' celebration of September as "National Library Card Sign Up Month".

For more information on library goings-on, visit: http://myacpl.org

Mon, Sep 15, 2014 12:31 pm

This fall, Ohio University's College of Arts and Sciences incorporated the use of themes to inform undergraduate curriculum planning. Using themes to inform an undergraduate curriculum gives students the opportunity to fulfill their general education requirements while engaging in topics and subjects in which they are interested and about which they are passionate. Kelee Riesbeck reviews this new approach toward education, the impact this will have on undergraduate learning at OHIO, and the nuts and bolts of the Food Studies theme.

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