Archive for November, 2017

Showalter Receives 2017 Kopchick Faculty Support Award

Dr. Allan Showalter’s lab is studying Arabidopsis thaliana, a plant commonly used as a model organism for genetic studies.

Dr. Allan Showalter, Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, received the 2017 John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB)/Translational Biomedical Sciences (TBS) Faculty Support Fund. The award provides $10,000 for research activities and conference travel. His project his titled “Cancer and Diabetes Drug Discovery from Medicinal Plants in Pakistan.” […]

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November 16, 2017 at 5:02 pmResearch

Showalter Gets Kopchick Award for Effects of MicroRNA on Breast Cancer Metastasis

Christian Showalter, graduate student in Biological Sciences and the Molecular and Cellular Biology program, received a John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB)/Translational Biomedical Sciences (TBS) Research Fellowship Award. He received $14,747 for his project on “Effects of MicroRNA on Breast Cancer Metastasis through the Bloodstream.” His adviser for […]

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November 16, 2017 at 4:56 pmResearch

Food Studies Representatives Visit Engineering LC

Food Studies Representatives Visit Engineering LC

  On Wednesday, November 15th, Rachel McDonald, Joy Kostansek, and Alexandria Polanosky of the Food Studies Program visited a freshman engineering learning community, taught by Hannah Stillons. This visit was a follow up from the Food on Film screening of Food Evolution on October 19th. The Food Studies students engaged […]

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November 15, 2017 at 7:33 pmAnnouncements Students in the News

Career Corner | National Forests Seek Temporary Employees for Summer 2018

Career Corner | National Forests Seek Temporary Employees for Summer 2018

The National Forests of the Eastern Region are seeking qualified applicants to fill multiple temporary, full-time positions for the 2018 summer season.  To apply for any of these positions, visit www.USAJobs.gov. Vacancy announcements will be posted to USAJobs on December 1, 2017, and will remain open through December 7, 2017.  […]

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November 15, 2017 at 5:18 pmAnnouncements News

Spring 2018 | New Linguistics Courses: Studies in Forensics and World Englishes

Sinae Lee

The Linguistics Department announces two new courses offered in the Spring 2018 semester. LING 3880 (Course #12968) – Special Topics – Forensic Linguistics Description:  This course surveys the broad field of forensic linguistics. Topics include the language of police and suspects (e.g. the language of “consensual” searches, interrogations, confessions, advising […]

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November 15, 2017 at 4:48 pmIn Class News

Career Corner | Nestle Seeks Spring Interns in Microbiology and Chemistry

Nestlé Food Safety in Action: The Quality Assurance Center Microbiology Lab
Food safety tests being conducted in the General Microbiology Lab at the Nestlé Quality Assurance Center in Dublin, OH. The lab processes approximately 2200 tests per week on environment samples, raw ingredients and finished Nestlé products. Photo by Jay LaPrete/AP

Nestle Quality Assurance, based in Dublin, OH, is seeking spring interns in microbiology and chemistry. The start date for the internships is Jan. 15, with interns working about 20 hours a week for 12 weeks. Weekend shifts are available. Apply now at the internship links below. The posting also are […]

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November 15, 2017 at 3:55 pmNews

Modern Languages Hosts Successful Study Abroad Event, Names Photo Contest Winners

"Izamal" by Max Annable (Merida, Mexico, 2016)

The Modern Languages Department celebrated International Education Week on Nov. 14 with “Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Making the Most of Study Abroad with Modern Languages.” The evening was an enjoyable homecoming for students who recently returned from languages programs in places as diverse as Salzburg, Cuenca, Italy, France, Mexico, Moscow and Toledo. They shared their memories […]

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November 15, 2017 at 3:53 pmNews