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Dispatch Reviews Wanczyk’s Book on Baseball for the Blind

Dr. David Wanczyk

Joe Blundo of the Columbus Dispatch reviews a new book on beep baseball by Ohio University alum and English faculty member Dr. David Wanczyk. Wanczyk authored the first book about blind baseball, Beep: Inside the Unseen World of Baseball for the Blind (Ohio University Press, 224 pages, due Oct. 15). […]

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August 8, 2017 at 9:45 amFaculty in the News In the News

Gingerich Co-Authors Article on 3D Analysis of Early Americans’ Clovis Points

Scientists analyzed three-dimensional models of Clovis projectile points from Smithsonian and other museum collections to examine how patterns and marks made in crafting these tools began to vary regionally 12,500 years ago. These regional differences signal cultural diversification and adaptation, suggesting that groups of early hunter-gatherer Americans may have changed the way they were social interacting at this time. This figure shows one analysis used to study shapes left behind from their production on either side of the projectile points. Credit: Sebastian Wärmländer, Stockholm University

Dr. Joseph Gingerich, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, co-authored a journal article PLOS ONE titled “Tracing social interactions in Pleistocene North America via 3D model analysis of stone tool asymmetry.” Gingerich and the research team used 3D imaging and morphometric analysis to study subtle changes in how early inhabitants in North […]

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July 29, 2017 at 11:25 amFaculty in the News In the News Research

Clowe Research on Dark Matter Reported in News Blaze

Dr. Doug Clowe

Dr. Douglas Clowe, Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy, was quoted about his research in an article headlined “Dark Matter Invisibility” in the News Blaze. Dark matter has not been explained by modern physics – yet. Researchers know dark matter exists because it bends light from distant galaxies and changes […]

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July 18, 2017 at 7:29 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

Policy Center in Lebanon Interviews Abu-Rish for Historical Perspective on Sectarianism

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish

The Lebanese Center for Policy Studies (LCPS) interviewed Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History at Ohio University, about “Sectarianism in Lebanon.” Drawing on his current book project on Lebanon during the 1940s and ’50s, Abu-Rish outlines a complex picture of the emergence and transformation of sectarianism in Lebanon across the modern era. […]

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July 12, 2017 at 6:44 amFaculty in the News In the News News Research

Washington Post Editorial | Drabold Has a Question for President Trump

Dr. David Drabold, Distinguished Professor

Dr. David Drabold, Distinguished Professor of Physics & Astronomy, has a question for President Trump in a Washington Post editorial headlined “Trump needs to answer more questions. Our readers have a few for him.” “Though it is the journalist’s job to press those in power on behalf of the public, […]

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July 10, 2017 at 8:33 amFaculty in the News In the News

Halliday Speaks at Chadron State Writing Workshop

Dr. Mark Halliday

Dr. Mark Halliday, Professor of English, gives a public reading at Chadron State College on June 17, reports the college’s news site in a story headlined “Renowned poet, Halliday, to speak June 17.” CHADRON – Mark Halliday, a renowned American poet, professor and critic, will have a public reading during the […]

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June 11, 2017 at 11:08 amFaculty in the News In the News Research

Stokes Quoted in Story on Women Giving Birth 100 Years Ago

Dr. Patricia Stokes

Dr.Patty Stokes, Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, was quoted in a Mamamia.com story headlined “Here’s exactly what it was like to give birth 100 years ago.” A century ago, almost every Australian woman knew someone who had died during childbirth. Thus, when women fell pregnant, they were […]

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June 11, 2017 at 10:47 amFaculty in the News In the News