Archive for September, 2013

How Much Snot Does a T Rex Sneeze?

How Much Snot Does a T Rex Sneeze?

How much snot does a T Rex sneeze? Dinosaur expert Larry Witmer brought out the green slime as an encore at his standing-room-only Science Café presentation on Sept. 25. You can see it again at new.livestream.com/ohiocas/events/2405770. A researcher whose passion is studying the anatomy of dinosaur skulls knows a lot […]

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September 26, 2013 at 10:19 pmNews

Climate Change: Forests and the ‘Missing Carbon Sink’

Climate Change: Forests and the ‘Missing Carbon Sink’

As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) prepares to announce its Fifth Assessment Report from Working Group I on Friday, Sept. 27, in Stockholm, researchers continue to test hypotheses that help shape the climate change picture. Dr. Sarah Davis, Assistant Professor in the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public […]

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September 26, 2013 at 8:10 pmNews Research

Applications for Law, Justice & Culture Certificate Due Oct. 25

Applications for Law, Justice & Culture Certificate Due Oct. 25

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture invites applications for the Certificate in Law, Justice & Culture. All undergraduate majors are invited to apply. The certificate program brings together interdisciplinary coursework from Anthropology, Criminology, History, Interdisciplinary Arts, Political Science, Social Work, Sociology, and other departments to provide students with intellectual […]

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September 26, 2013 at 6:44 pmAnnouncements

Four A&S Classified Employees Honored for Service

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Four College of Arts & Sciences classified employees were among the 150 Ohio University employees honored at the 44th annual Classified Service Awards on Sept. 25. Loretta Bartlett and Mark Shields were honored for 25 years of service. And Molly Delaval and Michelle Raines were honored for 20 years of […]

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September 26, 2013 at 4:34 pmNews

CMSS Colloquium: Tunable Control over Individual Dopants in Semiconductors, Sept. 26

CMSS Colloquium: Tunable Control over Individual Dopants in Semiconductors, Sept. 26

The Condensed Matter & Surface Sciences Colloquium Series presents Dr. Jay Gupta, Assistant Professor of Physics at Ohio State University, on “Tunable control over individual dopants in semiconductors via STM positioning of charged defects” on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter Lecture Hall 245. “The scaling of electronic […]

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September 26, 2013 at 11:36 amEvents

Roundtable on Banning Literary Texts by African American Authors, Oct. 3

A Roundtable Discussion on Banning Literary Texts by African American Authors is Thursday, Oct. 3, at 4 p.m. in the Faculty Commons, third floor of Alden Library. Recently a school board in North Carolina banned Ralph Ellison’s novel Invisible Man, concluding that the text lacked “literary value.” Invisible Man is […]

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September 26, 2013 at 9:09 amEvents

‘You’re Not Going to Break Bach… Experiment!’

‘You’re Not Going to Break Bach… Experiment!’

By Natalie Klco ’15 Honors Tutorial College and Physics major studying Music, Ohio University For two weeks this summer in Arcata, California, I shared a love for an instrument whose mere existence is unknown to most. I sat next to an older gentleman from the Arcata community at one of […]

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September 26, 2013 at 8:53 amNews