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Sophomore Studies Language, Culture and Law in Southeast Asia

Phoebe Parker

Most students consider a language requirement to be a chore, but for Ohio University sophomore Phoebe Parker, it was anything but. During this past summer, Parker traveled to Indonesia to learn Indonesian. “I knew I wanted to continue studying the language. So with the help of my teacher, I started […]

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September 20, 2016 at 1:00 amIn Class

From Crime Scene to Lake Sample, STEMstart Students Dive In

From Crime Scene to Lake Sample, STEMstart Students Dive In

Even before classes started, a group of Biological Sciences and Chemistry & Biochemistry students were able to get a sneak peak of their first semester and a jumpstart on success in the sciences. STEMstart is a new week-long program offered by the College of Arts & Sciences. This science quick […]

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August 31, 2016 at 2:40 pmIn Class

Tumbleson | Exploring the Nanoscale at Argonne National Lab

Physics Intern Ryan Tumbleson at Argonne Nat'l Lab

By Ryan Tumbleson ’20 HTC Engineering Physics and Electrical Engineering studying near Chicago It’s mid-July and I’m halfway through my summer internship with Dr. Saw-Wai Hla at Argonne National Laboratory, located just outside Chicago. Dr. Hla has a joint appointment—he is a professor in Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, as […]

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August 5, 2016 at 1:03 pmIn Class News Research

New Course Offered on African-American Entrepreneurship

New Course Offered on African-American Entrepreneurship

By Kristin M. Distel In Fall 2016, the African American Studies Department is offering a new course designed to teach Ohio University students the logistics of opening their own businesses. AAS 4900: Special Topics in Black Entrepreneurship gives students extensive experience with every step of creating a business enterprise. The […]

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July 12, 2016 at 3:51 pmIn Class News

Yonry Zhu | Design and Setup of a Pulsed Laser Deposition System

Yonry Zhu | Design and Setup of a Pulsed Laser Deposition System

 By Yonry Zhu (B.S. Engineering Physics, Class of 2017) I worked in Dr. Arthur Smith’s lab during summer 2015 and designed a pulsed laser deposition system for fabricating semiconducting thin films. The system is meant to be a test bed for components that will ultimately be integrated into an existing molecular […]

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June 27, 2016 at 1:30 pmIn Class

Jacob Williamson | Burning Out Swiftly: SN 2005da and Its Curious Nature

Jacob Williamson | Burning Out Swiftly: SN 2005da and Its Curious Nature

By Jacob Williamson (B.S. Astrophysics & B.S. Mathematics, Class of 2017) I worked with Dr. Ryan Chornock in Physics & Astronomy during the summer 2015 on classification of supernovae based on light curves and spectral data. Specifically, I focused on one supernova from 2005, SN 2005da, which was classified as a […]

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June 27, 2016 at 1:25 pmIn Class

John Theibert | Simulation of a Pion Trigger for the DVCS Experiment at Jefferson Laboratory

John Theibert | Simulation of a Pion Trigger for the DVCS Experiment at Jefferson Laboratory

By John Theibert (B.S. Computer Science, Class of 2019) My 2015 internship with Dr. Julie Roche in Physics & Astronomy involved programming for the Deeply Virtual Compton Scattering (DVCS) experiment. Dr. Roche assigned me to create a series of C++ programs with the ultimate goal of incorporating the results into the […]

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June 27, 2016 at 1:17 pmIn Class