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NQPI | Bobcat Nano Wagon Ready to Race

Design by Eric Masson and a group of graduate students, the Bobcat Nano Wagon is made out of an H-shaped frame and four "wheels" of Cucurbituril - molecules that resemble pumpkins.

By Raymond Humienny NQPI editorial intern The Ohio Bobcat Nano Wagon faces competition at 10:45 a.m. on April 28 during the inaugural NanoCar Race, an event sponsored by The National Center for Scientific Research. Physics & Astronomy professor Saw-Wai Hla, Chemistry & Biochemistry professor Eric Masson and a team of graduate […]

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Rothwell Publishes on Fossil Mosses

American Journal of Botany

Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Gar Rothwell and colleagues including Ruth Stockey (PBIO MS ‘74) and Mihial Tomescu (PBIO PhD ‘04) published “Extending the fossil record of Polytrichaceae: Early Cretaceous Meantoinea alophosioides gen. et sp. nov., permineralized gametophytes with gemma cups from Vancouver Island.” The research was featured on the cover of […]

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April 26, 2017 at 11:27 amFaculty in the News News Research

Sidney Daily News on Anderson | ’20 Percent of U.S. Population Can Trace Ancestry to Germany’

Dr. Timothy Anderson

The Sidney Daily News reported on a speech by Dr. Timothy Anderson, Associate Professor of Geography, in a story about New Knoxville’s past, subtitled “German migration subject of society dinner.” NEW KNOXVILLE — German immigrants who settled in west central Ohio during the early 19th century were part of a […]

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April 23, 2017 at 2:36 pmFaculty in the News In the News

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

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