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Leipzig Blog 10 – Germans Vs. Americans


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Visiting the headquarters of Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk allowed me to experience a small part of the media industry in Germany. Headquartered in Leipzig, Saxony, the company broadcasts news and entertainment throughout southeastern Germany. The company formed a few years after the fall of the infamous Berlin Wall, reuniting the western and eastern halves Germany. Many of the company's… Read More

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Campbell Appointed To OU Board Of Trustees


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A 1971 graduate of Ohio University has been appointed to serve on the school's board of trustees. J. Patrick Campbell was confirmed as a national trustee during the board's June 22 meeting. According to a release from the university, national trustees do not have voting rights. Campbell currently serves as the executive chairman on the… Read More

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Leipzig Blog 8 – The Atmosphere Is Electric


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One sport that continuously doesn’t receive attention is soccer. Americans are more obsessed with touchdowns and three-pointers than to ever care much about a game that millions of its own kids play. Across the world, however, that is not the case. Soccer, or futbol, is the most watched sport around the globe. In 2010 for instance, 2.2 billion people tuned… Read More

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Leipzig Blog 7 – Triumphant at the Top


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Throughout the strenuous climb up the narrow, winding staircase that led to the Völkerschlachtdenkmal’s roof, I kept asking myself one question over and over again: when will I reach the top? Panting, reluctantly dragging my feet onto the next steps, and realizing that my lack of exercise had corroded my once resilient stamina, I noticed… Read More

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Ohio’s Historic Canal System


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Ron Luce talks with local historian and preservationist Tom O'Grady about Ohio's historic canal system. Frequent listeners of Conversations from Studio B will recognize Tom O'Grady as a host of the monthly astronomy program. However, O'Grady is also an expert on local and regional history. To… Read More

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The Unsung and Unseen Heroes of Theater


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Emily Prince talks with Dan Winters, Sharath Patel, and Warren Styles about the technical side of theater. Winters, Patel, and Styles are all Ohio University graduates as well as professional designers for the theater. These three theater experts talk about their most recent work with Ohio… Read More

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River Basin Consortium Gathers In Athens


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Scientists, educators and experts are gathering at Ohio University to take part in a symposium focused on water and environmental problems. The Ohio River Basin Consortium for Research and Education is holding their annual conference in Athens this year.   This year's program focuses on a variety of water topics, including energy, hydraulic fracturing, navigation… Read More

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Leipzig Blog 1: Cuisines at the Crossroads


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Leipzig has long prided itself on its international flavor. Annual trade fairs, which continued even in the GDR era, have attracted visitors from around the world for decades, which means influences from other cultures are strongly felt here. Good German food—that from the region of Saxony and elsewhere in Germany—can certainly be savored, but Leipzig… Read More