Archive for May, 2017

Psychology Undergrad Works in Summer Treatment Program, Presents Research in NYC

Jessica Smith presents a research poster at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) convention.

Senior Jessica Smith ’18 has known since high school that she wanted to earn a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, and her impressive academic and professional achievements at OHIO are helping her to reach her goal. “I’m interested in the assessment of neurodevelopmental disorders,” Smith says. “I have researched a lot […]

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May 26, 2017 at 11:53 amNews Research

Securing Research Funding Aided by Persistence, Partnering

Dr. Sergio Ulloa

By Angela Woodward From Compass Securing research funding is, for many, a nearly all-day, every-day process as faculty are constantly thinking of new concepts and experiments to be explored and applications of theories to be implemented – all in the midst of their primary teaching duties. “It all starts with […]

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May 25, 2017 at 4:56 pmResearch

Impact of Physics Faculty Research Funding Reaches Beyond OHIO

Dr. David Ingram, a professor in and chair of OHIO’s Department of Physics and Astronomy, conducts research inside the W.M. Keck Thin Film Analysis Facility, located within the Edwards Accelerator Lab on the Athens Campus. Photo by Rob Hardin

By Angela Woodward From Compass At the core of Ohio University’s very being is a University-wide commitment to research, a hallmark of OHIO noted in its mission, vision, core values and guiding principles. And behind every external dollar that comes into the University to fund research – nearly $115 million […]

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May 25, 2017 at 4:51 pmResearch

Physics Alumni Benefit from Research Opportunities

Mahmoud Asmar

By Angela Woodward From Compass A world of opportunity awaits students who graduate from Ohio University’s Physics & Astronomy Department and who engaged in research efforts while at OHIO. “Our graduates have gone on to do really neat things in academia, scientific facilities and industry,” said Dr. Carl Brune, Professor […]

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May 25, 2017 at 4:20 pmAlumni

Bobcat Nanowagon Is First Step Toward Quantum Mechanical Engineering

A monster truck: The OHIO Bobcat Nanowagon

By Jim Sabin From Compass Imagine all the world’s information on one cell phone. That would be a quantum engineering feat, but OHIO researchers are one step closer, thanks to the Bobcat Nanowagon. Dr. Saw-Wai Hla and Dr. Eric Masson are thrilled with their team’s performance in the world’s first […]

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May 25, 2017 at 11:39 amResearch

Cincinnati Magazine Interviews DeMott about Author Jim Harrison

Jim Harrison, Robert DeMott, and DeMott's English setter, Meadow, 
at Jim and Linda Harrison’s house in Livingston, MT, in 2013. Photo by Kate Fox.

In a Cincinnati Magazine article headlined “The River Kings,” Joanne Drilling interviews Ohio University’s Dr. Robert DeMott about his 20-plus year friendship with author Jim Harrison. DeMott is Edwin and Ruth Kennedy Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English at Ohio University. “The two formed a brotherly bond forged by fishing, feasting, […]

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May 25, 2017 at 8:53 amFaculty in the News In the News

Four Biology Students Get Prestigious NSF Fellowships, Grants

Maggie Hantak

Four Ohio University Biological Sciences graduate students were awarded prestigious NSF graduate research fellowships and grants. James Nassif, a student in Dr. Larry Witmer’s lab, and Cassandra Thompson, in Dr. Viorel Popescu’s lab, were the only Ohio University students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships this year. Both are in the […]

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May 24, 2017 at 9:05 amNews Research