In Class

ELIP Writing Class Allows Students to Get Their Hands Dirty Working with Rural Action

Moza Al Balushi participates in the Citizen Science project with Rural Action for a biodiversity fair.

By Dawn Bikowski Ask students what motivates them to attend class, do their work, and learn, and for many having the opportunity to apply their academic skills to a real-world experience is on the top of their list. International Ohio University students got to do just that in their freshmen […]

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April 25, 2016 at 9:27 amIn Class News

Junior Loves Studying Crime and Speaking French

Casey Tisdale

By Juliana Scheiderer ’16 Many people enjoy watching the adventures of the characters on Criminal Minds, but junior Casey Tisdale wants to live them. A Sociology-Criminology and Psychology double major, Tisdale hopes to one day become a behavioral analyst for the FBI. “I want to find and hunt down serial […]

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April 18, 2016 at 2:16 pmIn Class

Technical Writing Made Easier through University Collaboration

Dr. Qian Du, instructor of ET 6020 — Photo by Bailey Kretz

By Dawn Bikowski and Kelley Bodwell Teamwork and collaboration—crucial in our global professional skillset. We collaborate in our personal lives, in our classes, and many times, in our communication and writing. At Ohio University, working together can take many forms. One way is through ongoing partnerships across campus, such as […]

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April 15, 2016 at 2:18 pmIn Class News

Senior Takes Top Prize at OHIO Physics Conference

Physics major Max Camp

By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Max Camp ’16 B.S., a senior in Physics & Astronomy received the “Best Presentation” award at the 2016 Society of Physics research conference for his presentation on particle physics and the search for a pentaquark, a new kind of sub-atomic particle. A pentaquark is […]

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April 13, 2016 at 2:50 pmIn Class Research

Physics Intern Studied Plasma Physics in Northeastern Germany

Physics Intern Studied Plasma Physics in Northeastern Germany

By Andrew Dewald B.S. Honors Tutorial College Physics and B.S. HTC Chemistry, Class of 2016 I received a scholarship to study in Germany from the DAAD RISE Germany Program. I learned about the program through Ohio University’s Office of Nationally Competitive Awards. DAAD RISE offers summer research internships for undergraduate […]

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April 13, 2016 at 2:35 pmIn Class

Understanding Electronic Properties of Titanium Dioxide

Understanding Electronic Properties of Titanium Dioxide

By Sara Sand (B.S. HTC Engineering Physics, Class of 2017) I spent ten weeks last summer in Germany at the University of Konstanz where I worked in the lab of physicist Lukas Schmidt-Mende and under the direction of Ph.D. student Julian Kalb. I was there as an intern with the […]

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April 13, 2016 at 1:58 pmIn Class

‘Assembly of a Specialized Calorimeter in Genoa, Italy’

‘Assembly of a Specialized Calorimeter in Genoa, Italy’

By Max Camp (B.S. Physics, Class of 2016) I spent June and July in Genoa, Italy, participating in a particle physics project under the direction of Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University and researchers at the Istituto Nazionalle Fisica Nucleare (INFN) based in Genoa, Italy. […]

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April 13, 2016 at 1:08 pmIn Class