Sociology Professor Claudia Buchmann focuses on gender, race and class inequalities in higher education. She has a new book, The Rise of Women: The Growing Gender Gap in Education and What It Means for American Schools: When did the educational gender gap favoring girls and women begin? Some of the gender gap in schooling is […]
FACULTY & STAFF More Faculty & Staff News Book Ron Emoff, Anthropology, “Marc Savoy;” “Christy Hengel;” and “Accordion,” The New Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013), edited by Charels Hiroshi. Grants Erica Haugtvedt, English, was awarded a $2,000 Alumni Grant for Graduate Research and Scholarship. She will use […]
Aparna Dial is director of Energy Services and Sustainability in the Office of Energy and Environment. Where does Ohio State stand in achieving its energy goals? Ohio State made a public declaration of its commitment to work toward climate neutrality by signing the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment in 2008 and adopting a […]
FACULTY & STAFF More Faculty & Staff News Books Jared Gardner, English, “Serial Fiction and the Novel,” The American Novel 1870-1940 (Oxford History of the Novel in English, Vol. 6) (Oxford University Press, 2014), eds. Priscilla Wald and Michael Elliott. Frank Donoghue, English, “Do College Teachers Have to Be Scholars?” Equality for Contingent Faculty: Overcoming […]
Is marijuana medicine? This is a question I have been investigating for the past few years. The concept of medical marijuana is not a new one. A Chinese pharmacy book, written about 2737 BCE, was probably the first to mention its use as a medicine. Recent investigations indicate that marijuana may offer protection from the […]
What are we talking about when we say we “listened” to a song, and what are these things that we listen to anyway?
Books Catherine Braun, English, Cultivating Ecologies for Digital Media Work: The Case of English Studies (Carbondale, Ill.: Southern Illinois University Press, 2013). Katherine Burkman, English, Yoga Warriors (Burlington, Mass.: JAC Publication and Promotions, 2013), with Deborah Burkman, Susie Gerald, Ann Hall and Richard Esquinas. Grants Terri Bucci and Michael Mikusa, Math Education, and Lee […]
How did the discovery of a new sea anemone happen and how did it survive in the ice? What is the importance of this discovery?
Books Mary Fresch, Education and Human Ecology, Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms: The Surprising Power of Joy (Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development: 2014), eds. Michael Opitz and Michael Ford. Elizabeth Renker, English, ”The Making of American Literature,” The American Novel, 1870-1940, Vol. 6 of The Oxford History of the Novel in English […]
What is a war bride? Who were the Jewish brides of the immediate postwar period and what can they tell us?