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Zambia Study Abroad Program


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Tom Hodson talks with Yusuf Kalyango, director of the Institute for International Journalism at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, and undergraduate student Rebecca Koch. Kalyango and Koch were part of a recent Scripps study abroad program, titled Zambia: Media, Society and Governance, in… Read More

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OU Trustees Hear Heating Plant Plans


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An engineering firm is recommending Ohio University replace its Athens campus heating plant in two stages to be operating on natural gas by 2015. The Ohio University Board of Trustees heard plans from RMF Engineering, Inc. to replace the Lausche Heating Plant during meetings in Lancaster yesterday and today.   According to a news release… Read More

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Hope Abounds At The Work Station

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As the new year begins, the unemployment problem seems to be easing. Around the country, the number of people applying for unemployment benefits has been dropping. Companies are laying off fewer workers and hiring may be picking up. The most recent report from the U.S. Labor Department shows an unemployment rate of 8.5 percent, the… Read More

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OU Popularity Growing

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The number of applications to Ohio University are up 34 percent this year compared to the same time last year. In an article from The Columbus Dispatch, Craig Cornell, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management, says applications from outside Ohio have increased by 9 percent.  The university is also aiming to increase international applicants as well. … Read More

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Morning Audio Update for January 20

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Ohio University's Vice President of Student Affairs has been named the next president of Langston University. Plus, now you can hear about the history of coal mining in southeastern Ohio in a new way. And, there is still nobody representing residents of the 87th House District in Ohio. Listen to your audio update here.

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Voters Will Decide Vacant House Seat

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There is still nobody representing residents of the 87th House District in Ohio and the position will remain vacant for awhile longer. Ohio House Speaker William Batchelder says a permanent appointment won't be made until after the March 6 primary. And the appointee will be the winner of the three-way Republican primary. The 87th covers… Read More