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Course Helps Graduate Students Write Up Their Research

Brooke Stokes (right) and Leanne Ketchum give each other feedback on their latest assignment in ELIP 5160: Writing for Research.

By Mary Vandeman After graduating with a B.S. in Geological Sciences, Ohio University alum Brooke Stokes was offered a job as a biologist. She soon realized that the lab setting was not what she enjoyed, so she chose to return to graduate school in the Environmental Studies program in the […]

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March 20, 2017 at 1:10 pmIn Class News

2015-16 Physics and Astronomy Scholarship Recipients

2015-16 Physics and Astronomy Newsletter Edwin and Ruth Kennedy Distinguished Professor Scholarships (full tuition) Kate Nichols Daniel Ivory Jacob Williamson John E. Edwards Fellowship Brandon Coleman Anika Friedman Taylor Gardner Daniel Ivory Jamison Lahman Hunter Lawson Miles Lindquist Katelyn Nichols Nick Zalensky Lela A Ewers Science Scholarship Heath Sherich Robert […]

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March 2, 2017 at 8:00 amAlumni In Class News

2015-16 Physics and Astronomy Summer Research Interns

Zachary Bernens (with Julie Roche) ‘BCM Calibration and Charge Analysis for E12-06-114 Winter 2016’ Understanding the internal structure of protons and neutrons is a gateway to understand the origin of the vast majority of ordinary matter. A tool commonly used toward this goal is to smash accelerated electrons and smash […]

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March 2, 2017 at 8:00 amAlumni In Class News Research

Anth Class Visits Shagbark Seed & Mill Headquarters

Senior in Anthropology Sam Heckle enjoys a corn tortilla chip, Shagbark’s flagship product. Students were given a free sampling of the product at the end of the tour.

By Jake Ballas ‘19 On Saturday, November 12th, Dr. Smoki Musaraj and some of her Economic Anthropology students traveled to Appalachia’s own Shagbark Seed & Mill headquarters. I personally enjoyed our fieldtrip to the Shagbark center of operations. The building didn’t have that overpowering “you’re a needle in a haystack” […]

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February 28, 2017 at 3:03 pmIn Class News

Sociology 2600 Visited By Two Members of Local Law Enforcement

Sociology 2600 Visited By Two Members of Local Law Enforcement

Retired Sgt. Duane Covert of the Nelsonville Police Department and Sgt. Rich Prescott of the Butler County Sheriff’s Office visited Molly Covert‘s SOC 2600: Criminal Justice class on Feb. 2. The speakers began with short introductions before diving into questions from students. After attending Hocking College, Covert worked for the […]

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February 18, 2017 at 11:06 amIn Class

Sociology Grad Seminar Discusses ‘Falling Back’ with Author

Dr. Elizabeth Lee’s Sociology of Inequality graduate seminar used Skype to talk with Dr. Jamie J. Fader, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Temple University, during their class on a Wednesday evening in February. Fader is author of Falling Back: Incarceration and Transitions to Adulthood among Urban Youth, which centers […]

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February 13, 2017 at 9:53 amIn Class

Mathematics Doctoral Students Teach Young Scholars at Summer Camps

Javier Ronquillo Rivera taught children at the Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics program.

by Kristin M. Distel Erik Hieta-aho and Javier Ronquillo Rivera, doctoral students in the Mathematics Department, spent part of their summer teaching mathematics to middle school students. Hieta-aho, who studies algebra and coding theory, worked at Loyola Marymount University as part of the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth. Ronquillo […]

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February 13, 2017 at 8:20 amIn Class