In Class

Michael Jaramillo | Positional Covariance in Multi-Wavelength Astronomy

Michael Jaramillo

By Michael Jaramillo ’17 B.S. Astrophysics I had the opportunity to work under the direction of Dr. Douglas Clowe. His research is on determining the dark matter distribution in galaxy clusters through weak gravitational lensing. One of my main jobs as his intern was to make sure the images of […]

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June 14, 2016 at 3:50 pmIn Class

Speaker Talks with Sociology Students about Transgender Issues

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By Nicole Rodriguez, ’16 March 31 was the international Transgender Day of Visibility, so it’s only appropriate that soon after, Dr. Kelli Chapman’s sociology of masculinity class was visited by a guest speaker that educated her class on transgender issues. Codie Stone holds a B.A. in sociology from Muskingum College, […]

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June 7, 2016 at 11:27 amIn Class

Class Visitor Uses Women’s Football to Challenge Constructions of Female Masculinity

Class Visitor Uses Women’s Football to Challenge Constructions of Female Masculinity

By Abigail Stephens ’17 and Nikki Rodriguez ’16 Dr. J.A. Carter visited a sociology class at Ohio University this spring to discuss constructions and practices of female masculinity, particularly in women’s football. Carter, a professor at Miami University in Sociology and Gerontology, studies gender, sexuality and the body, particularly in relation […]

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May 5, 2016 at 4:28 pmIn 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 News

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