Brazil’s Social Welfare Strategy Sparked New Political Science Professor’s Passion

By Juliana Scheiderer ’16 Dr. Matthew Layton’s interest in Latin America began on a church mission trip to Minas Gerais, Brazil, during his undergraduate years. Starting a journey that would eventually bring him to Ohio University, he later enrolled in a master’s program to study both the history and the politics of the region. At Vanderbilt University, he completed his master’s degree in Latin American Studies. But for his … Continue reading Brazil’s Social Welfare Strategy Sparked New Political Science Professor’s Passion

Morales Sparks Psychology Club, Wants Others to Experience Undergrad Research

By Juliana Scheiderer ’16 The first meeting of OHIO’s Psi Chi/Psychology Club of the 2015-16 school year was a resounding success. With more than 100 students in attendance that evening, faculty think they may have a set a new membership record. Part of the group’s enthusiasm may have stemmed from the first meeting’s theme: “Welcome to the Psychology Department.” Attendees were given tips by the club’s … Continue reading Morales Sparks Psychology Club, Wants Others to Experience Undergrad Research

Alum Rocks Scripps with Unorthodox Sound, Story

By Juliana Scheiderer ’16 English alum Angela Perley is playing a saw on stage in the Scripps Amphitheater. The August Moon Music Festival audience cheers, entranced and surprised by the unorthodox instrument, as Perley draws the violin bow across the saw. This reaction seems to be common for fans of Angela Perley and the Howlin’ Moons. Everything about the band seems to be delightfully unexpected. … Continue reading Alum Rocks Scripps with Unorthodox Sound, Story