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Plant Biology Alum Named Outstanding Professor at University of Oklahoma

Dr. Ben Holt

  Ohio University alum Dr. Ben Holt has been named the “Microbiology and Plant Biology Professor Named Kinney Sugg Outstanding Professor, announced the University of Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences. Holt earned an M.S. Plant Biology in 1996 from the College of Arts & Sciences, which named him a […]

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November 21, 2017 at 1:15 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Miner Explains Trump-Putin Relationship on WOUB’s Spectrum Podcast

Dr. Steven Miner

Dr. Steven Miner, Professor of History and a Russia expert, explained the Trump-Putin Relationship on WOUB’s Spectrum Podcast. Why does it seem that Russia is trying to subvert American democracy? How has the relationship between Russian President Vladimir Putin and American President Donald Trump illuminated some of the tensions that […]

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November 20, 2017 at 3:32 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Paper Covers Nance on Cornish Influence on North Carolina Mining

Dr. R. Damian Nance

Dr. Damian Nance, Distinguished Professor of Geological Sciences, gave an hour-long presentation in Salisbury, NC, in early November that made the Salisbury Post in a story headlined ‘Cornish Cousins’ follow their rich mining heritage to Rowan, Cabarrus counties. Nance, a native of Cornwall in the United Kingdom, had been invited […]

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November 7, 2017 at 3:00 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Alicke in Psychology Today | Can We All Get Along? Should We?

Dr, Mark Alicke

Dr. Mark Alicke, Professor of Psychology, authored a column on “Can We All Get Along? Should We? Where do we draw the line in associating with people whose values we dislike?” in Psychology Today. Best friends, family members, and spouses argue about all kinds of things: Who is the best […]

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November 6, 2017 at 9:31 amFaculty in the News In the News

Yale News Quotes Vedder on Taxing University Endowments

Dr. Richard Vedder

Yale News quoted Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, in a Nov. 1 story headlined “Experts debate endowment.” As Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives weigh the final details of a tax cut plan, some […]

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November 2, 2017 at 8:29 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Penn State News Reports on Alum Named A&S Notable Alum

From left, Morgan Vis, Carolee Bull , and Phil Cantino.

Penn State News reported on Ohio University alum Carolee Bull being honored Oct. 27 with the College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Award. The award was presented by OHIO President M. Duane Nellis and College of Arts & Sciences Dean Robert Frank. UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Carolee Bull, head […]

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November 2, 2017 at 4:57 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Science News Highlights Morris’ Research on Animal ‘Beauty’

Multilineatus mirror image of swordfish

An article headlined “What makes a pretty face? Animals — including people — are innately drawn to beauty, which may be defined by symmetry or health” in Science News for Students highlights work by Dr. Molly R. Morris and colleagues on female mate preference for symmetry in swordtail fishes. Morris […]

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November 1, 2017 at 3:06 pmFaculty in the News In the News