Adolescent Risk and Vulnerability: Sometimes their perception of their own risks, even of survival to adulthood, is larger than the reality; in other cases, they underestimate the risks of particular actions or behaviors. Others, however, take risks because they feel vulnerable to a point approaching hopelessness Fischhoff et al. In either case, these perceptions can prompt adolescents to make poor decisions that can put them at risk and leave them vulnerable to physical or psychological harm that may have a negative impact on their long-term health and viability.
Distinguished by its rich history, diverse campus, international community, and beautiful Appalachian setting, Ohio University is known as well for its outstanding faculty of accomplished teachers whose research and creative activity advance knowledge across many disciplines.
Undergraduate Education Ohio University offers undergraduate instruction on both the Athens campus and the regional campuses. Undergraduate programs, designed to contribute to intellectual and personal development and career goals of students, emphasize liberal studies.
Undergraduate major programs, preprofessional, and professional programs prepare students for employment in a variety of careers and for continued study.
At the Athens campus, instruction is combined with residence life and other extracurricular programs in an effort to create a collegiate experience integrating learning and living. Academic Advising Ohio University recognizes academic advising to be a central element of the educational experience of its undergraduate students.
Advising is a collaborative relationship for which advisors and students share responsibility and through which students create sound educational plans consistent with their academic, career, and personal goals.
Advisors are responsible for being accessible and responsive to students, and for providing accurate, timely information. Students are responsible for being prepared for advising sessions, and for understanding University and major requirements. Philosophy of the First Year Ohio University believes that first-year students should be presented with a common set of curricular and cocurricular learning opportunities that introduce them to the intellectual skills, ethical norms, and civic values that will prepare them to succeed as scholars and citizens of the university community.
Ohio University is committed to promoting academic, social, and personal engagement in that community and to ensuring continual improvement in the quality of the first-year experience through systematic assessment of student learning and involvement, academic practices and policies, and the availability and efficacy of support services.
Graduate and Professional Education Ohio University offers graduate and professional education.
The primary forms of activity are advanced and specialized courses of study, supervised practical experience, and research. The essential concentration of faculty, material, and space resources dictates that the activity associated with graduate and professional education will be centered on the Athens campus.
This activity is not limited to that campus; research and instruction are carried out at various locations. Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity Ohio University is a center for scholarship, research, and creative activity involving the creation, testing, and dissemination of knowledge, understanding, expressions, and technique.
As a public university, Ohio University has a particular responsibility to address societal issues and needs through such scholarship, research, and creative activity.
The scholarly and artistic activity of the faculty enhances the teaching function at all levels of the student experience. Extended Community Ohio University serves an extended community. The public service mission of the University, expressed in such activities as public broadcasting and continuing education programs, reflects the responsibility of the University to serve the ongoing educational needs of the region.
The regional campuses perform a critical role in serving this extended community. The University has state-wide responsibility for an extended university program using independent study through correspondence. It is the purpose of these extended University programs to serve a diverse range of educational needs, from professional groups requiring continuing courses of study related to the practice of their professions, to individuals desiring occasional or special interest study.
Ohio University contributes to cultural and economic development, health care, and to other human services.In September , when the Japanese government agencies were still skeptical about the refugee issue, JSIF provided the United Nations with sufficient funds to assist its refugee relief activities.
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clearly credit the ban with any of the nations recent drop in gun violence. _ The ban essentially did little to affect the supply of large capacity magazines. In order to have an impact, large capacity magazine regulation needs to sharply curtail their availability to include restrictions on importation, manufacture, sale, and possession.
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While the Guide does not provide an explicit incorporation of other ESG reporting initiatives, it does acknowledge the help of the CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) in providing feedback on drafts, and lists the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), the International Integrated Reporting Council’s Framework, the UN PRI and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board .