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Atlantic Quotes Vedder | How to Think About Walmart

The Atlantic quoted Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at Ohio University and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, in an article headlined “How to Think About Walmart: Last week, four economics experts publicly debated whether the retailer represents the best capitalism has to offer, or […]

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April 22, 2017 at 10:43 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | First Law School Casualty: More To Come?

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at Ohio University and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, penned a column headlined “The First Law School Casualty: More To Come?” in Forbes. It was inevitable: a law school has closed, the first fatal casualty of the dramatic decline […]

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April 22, 2017 at 10:32 amFaculty in the News In the News

New Position at USDA for PBIO Graduate

Dr. Melanie Schori

Melanie Schori (PhD 2010) has accepted a position at the United States Department of Agriculture. She is working as a botanist with the National Germplasm Research Laboratory, which is part of the Agricultural Research Service.  Schori works to help sustain a subset of that service, called the Germplasm Resources Information […]

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April 20, 2017 at 8:06 amAlumni Alumni in the News

Geology Alum Joins Technical Board of Viscount Mining

Ohio University alum James P. Robinson ’76 joins the technical board of Viscount Mining. Robinson earned a B.S. in Geological Sciences from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – April 18, 2017) – Viscount Mining Corp. is pleased to announce that geologist James P. […]

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April 19, 2017 at 12:37 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Huntington News: OHIO Alum Named Drinko Fellow at Marshall

Dr. Rachael Peckham

Ohio University alum Dr. Rachael S. Peckham, associate professor of English at Marshall University, “has been selected as the 2017-2019 Distinguished John Deaver Drinko Academy Fellow at Marshall University, according to Dr. Alan Gould, executive director of the academy. The announcement of her appointment was made at the annual Drinko Fellows […]

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April 19, 2017 at 11:39 amFaculty in the News In the News

Nature: Drivers Gear Up for World’s First Nanocar Race

Nanocar participants Karthi Perumal, Kondalarao Kotturi, Mersad Raesi and Ramin Rabbani

“Six teams from three continents are preparing for a unique race on a polished gold track in the south of France this month. But this is no luxurious supercar event: competitors will be racing single molecules. In 36 hours, they aim to move them a distance of 100 nanometres — […]

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April 19, 2017 at 11:25 amFaculty in the News In the News

Wisland Publishes Essay on AIDS Crisis, Father’s Life

Wisland Publishes Essay on AIDS Crisis, Father’s Life

by Kristin M. Distel “This is the story of one of the longest-surviving HIV-positive men in the United States, a story irrevocably intertwined with my own,” says Kirk Wisland, doctoral candidate in creative writing. Wisland has published an essay in the latest issue of Proximity Magazine. The essay, “Inheritance,” chronicles […]

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