August 2011

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Colonial Era

The First Scientific American: Benjamin Franklin and the Pursuit of Genius.  Joyce Chaplin.

And a Bottle of Rum: A History of the New World in Ten Cocktails. Wayne Curtis.

Benjamin Franklin: An American Life. Walter Isaacson.

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. Benjamin Franklin.

"Monetary Innovation in America." Ricahrd Sylla. The Journal of Economic History, 42(1), March 1982, pp. 21-30.

New Davis Hall painting nears completion

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Wendy Chambers (left), a senior art major from Wayne, and Steve Breerwood, assistant professor of fine art, work together to complete the new painting above the outside doors of Davis Hall Amphitheater at USAO.

A colorful, rich and mysterious painting – that thoughtfully captures the interdisciplinary USAO mission – will greet students as they arrive on Aug. 29 for the first day of classes. Intricate and lush, the new work incorporates symbols drawn from literature, science, philosophy and history.

Department Fair

Station 82, Student Center

11/08/2011 - 6:00pm

USAO Night Live

USAO Ballroom

11/08/2011 - 6:00pm

Peer Mentor Meeting/Dinner

Alumni House

10/03/2011 - 5:30pm

Cancer Awareness Bake Sale

Davis Hall Lobby

10/11/2011 - 7:30am

Teacher Education Committee Meeting

Regents Room, Student Center

08/25/2011 - 8:00am

Drovers beef up roster with seven recruits

With the new school year beginning, seven new students will be joining the Drover ranks of the USAO men’s basketball team.

New faces to grace women’s sidelines

Fans will see eight new athletes playing for the Drover women during the upcoming 2011-12 basketball season.