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Midwest History Lab

Andrew Offenburger (History) and Jim Tobin (Journalism)
Lab members will challenge outdated assumptions about the "heart of the country" through historical research, informed reporting, and compelling storytelling.
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Antiracism Lab

Tammy Brown (Critical Race and Ethnic Studies) and Durell Callier (Educational Leadership)
Lab participants will collaborate with Cincinnati Public Schools to teach African American history and antiracism philosophy on digital platforms.
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Urban Architecture Lab

Jeffrey Kruth (Urban Design), Elizabeth Keslacy (Architecture History), and John Blake (Center for Community Engagement in Cincinnati).
Lab members will help a Cincinnati neighborhood recover its roots.
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Visible Religion Lab

Rosemary Pennington (MJF) and Liz Wilson (Comparative Religion)
Participants will identify and counter bias against religious minorities.
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Virtual History Lab

Andy Rice (MJF) and Eric Hodgson (AIMS)
Lab participants will draw from documentary sources in Miami’s Special Collections to produce an augmented reality project for the fiftieth anniversary of the Rowan Hall protests of 1970.
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Performance Lab

Ann Elizabeth Armstrong (Theatre) and Katie Johnson (English)
Performing Social Justice features student-engaged research and experience-based projects that utilize performance as a methodology of engaging vital social issues and enacting social change.