Archive for November, 2017

Plant Biology Alum Named Outstanding Professor at University of Oklahoma

Dr. Ben Holt

  Ohio University alum Dr. Ben Holt has been named the “Microbiology and Plant Biology Professor Named Kinney Sugg Outstanding Professor, announced the University of Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences. Holt earned an M.S. Plant Biology in 1996 from the College of Arts & Sciences, which named him a […]

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November 21, 2017 at 1:15 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Morris, Undergrad Students Co-Author Article on Genes Involved in Nutritional Programming in Swordtail Fish

Dr. Molly Morris

Dr. Molly Morris, Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, and students from her lab were co-authors on an article on  “Transcriptome assembly and candidate genes involved in nutritional programming in the swordtail fish Xiphophorus multilineatus” in the journal PeerJ. Two Ohio University undergraduate alumni also were co-authors on the […]

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November 21, 2017 at 10:34 amResearch

Chemistry Faculty Help Celebrate 25th Anniversary with Leipzig University

Group photo of the Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the partnership with Leipzig University speakers and attendees.

Excerpted from Compass Chemistry faculty were among the members of the Ohio University community welcoming Leipzig University President Prof. Dr. med. Beate A. Schücking, along with several representatives of the German institution, to the Athens Campus for a series of events during International Education Week Nov. 13-17 designed to reflect […]

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November 21, 2017 at 9:56 amNews

Call for Papers and Panels | Perfecting Pedagogical Practices Conference

Call for Papers and Panels | Perfecting Pedagogical Practices Conference

The Third Annual Graduate Student Pedagogy Conference at Ohio University: Perfecting Pedagogical Practices announces a call for papers and welcomes submissions from all Ohio University graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and adjunct faculty members from all disciplinary fields. As the theory and practice of education, pedagogy can influence every choice instructors […]

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November 20, 2017 at 8:27 pmAnnouncements News

Mathematics – Sociology Alum is Engineering Academic Advisor in Colorado

Mathematics – Sociology Alum is Engineering Academic Advisor in Colorado

Allie McRitchie ’14 is an Undergraduate Academic Advisor in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder, working with Open Option engineering students and undecided students in the college. Connect with her on LinkedIn. McRitchie graduated with a B.A. in Mathematics and Sociology from the […]

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November 20, 2017 at 5:01 pmAlumni

King Discusses Comics or Cultural Critique? Teaching Using Graphic Novels

Dr. Adi King “Comics or Cultural Critique? Teaching Outside the Canon Using Graphic Novels.”

Dr. Adam “Adi” King gave a scintillating talk on how he incorporates the German graphic novel into his International Literatures in Modern Languages class during a Modern Languages Colloquium on Nov. 6. His presentation highlighted recent research done on this genre that is becoming one of the most popular forms […]

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November 20, 2017 at 4:40 pmNews

Sigma Delta Pi National Spanish Honor Society Initiates 12 New Members

The new initiates and current officers of Sigma Delta Pi

The Ohio University Chapter Pi Rho/Tao of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, selected 12 new members and held its initiation ceremony on Nov. 15 in Gordy Hall. Sigma Delta Pi is the only national honor society recognizing outstanding college and university students of Spanish and requires […]

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November 20, 2017 at 4:27 pmNews