Archive for August, 2017

Cimatu and Grad Students Author Two Articles in Chemistry Journals

Graphical abstract: Sum frequency generation vibrational spectroscopy of methacrylate-based functional monomers at the hydrophilic solid–liquid interface

Dr. Katherine Cimatu, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, and four graduate students in her lab published two articles in chemistry journals. Narendra Adhikari, Uvinduni Premadasa, and Cimatu co-authored “Sum frequency generation vibrational spectroscopy of methacrylate-based functional monomers at the hydrophilic solid–liquid interface,” in the journal Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. Abstract: 2-Substituted […]

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August 18, 2017 at 3:40 pmResearch

Musaraj Publishes Article on ‘Pyramid Firms and Value Transformation in Postsocialist Albania’

Dr. Smoki Musaraj

Dr. Smoki Musaraj, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, authored an article in Ethnologie Française, on “Pyramid Firms and Value Transformation in Postsocialist Albania” (Ethnologie Française Vol 2: 321-330. 2017). Abstract: Pyramid Firms and Value Transformation in Postsocialist Albania. When they collapsed in 1997, the so‑called pyramid firms (firma […]

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August 18, 2017 at 12:50 pmResearch

At U.S. National Arboretum | Helping Fern Valley Pollinators

Monarch butterfly feeding on Asclepias incarnata, commonly known as swamp milkweed.

By Tag Hauschild ’18 Plant Biology intern at the U.S. National Arboretum Pollinator populations are on the decline in the United States. Bees are not the only pollinator experiencing dwindling numbers; butterflies are another species that are being heavily affected. While butterflies are not as efficient at pollination as bees, […]

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August 17, 2017 at 10:35 pmNews

New Chemistry Faculty Anthony Stender Going Small, Really Small

Dr. Anthony Stender

Ohio University’s new analytical chemist, Dr. Anthony Stender, plans to study novel approaches to forensic chemistry analysis by going small, really small. “Usually when people think of forensic science, they focus on evidence that’s large enough to be held in their hand or perceived with the unaided eye. But oftentimes, […]

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August 17, 2017 at 1:54 pmNews

History Alum Called ‘Perfect Person to Help Put Us on Map for Reducing Poverty’

Vashti Rutledge

“Here’s why she’s the perfect person to help put us on the map for reducing poverty,” says the headline on a column by Lucy May at WCPO Cincinnati. May is writing about Ohio University alum Vashti Rutledge ’00. Rutledge earned a B.A. in History from the College of Arts & […]

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August 15, 2017 at 7:03 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Real Clear Politics Quotes Jellison on ‘Melania Trump Inching Toward Spotlight’

Dr. Katherine Jellison

Real Clear Politics quoted Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor and Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Melania Trump Inching Toward Spotlight.” Since her move to Washington in June, the first lady has slowly become more involved in her husband’s administration, but it has been done on her […]

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August 15, 2017 at 6:33 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Chang Authors Two Essays: ‘Queergaming’ and ‘A Game Chooses, A Player Obeys’

Dr. Edmond Y. Chang

Dr. Edmond Y. Chang, Assistant Professor of English at Ohio University, published essays in two recent books. An essay on “A Game Chooses, A Player Obeys: BioShock, Posthumanism, and the Limits of Queerness” was published in Gaming Representation: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Video Games.  Published by Indiana University Press […]

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August 15, 2017 at 4:46 pmResearch