Congratulations to the 2014 Mullen and Barnes Prize Winners

May 5, 2014
Female student displaying award

On April 26 at the Center for Folklore Studies end-of-year potluck, Patrick Mullen presented our annual student paper prizes: the Patrick B. Mullen Prize for Best Graduate Student Paper and the brand-new Daniel R. Barnes Prize for Best Undergraduate Paper.

More End-of-Year Kudos!

May 4, 2014
Party hats representing the word, kudos

Several folklorists were honored in year-end departmental celebrations.

At the Department of Comparative Studies Awards Ceremony:

Katey Borland received the student-chosen Margaret Lynd Faculty Teaching Award.

Amy Shuman Wins the University's Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award

April 18, 2014
Amy Shuman

On Friday, April 18th, Professor Amy Shuman was surprised in the middle of class by a delegation of administrators, colleagues, and students and informed that she has won the University's Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award, adjudicated by the University Senate together wi


April 14, 2014
Northern aerial view of Ohio Stadium

Dr. Amy Shuman and Susan Hetrick (from the Center for Disability Empowerment), who were awarded a grant from Employment First for $137,000 to promote self-advocacy and employment for individuals with developmental disabilities.