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Miner: ‘A War-Winning Weapon: Soviet Women During World War Two’

Dr. Steve Miner, Professor of History and Director of the Contemporary History Institute at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences, presented a paper at a conference on Women in Warfare: From Troy to the Trenches in June at the University of Edinburgh’s Centre for the Study of Modern Conflict […]

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June 18, 2013 at 1:06 pmFaculty in the News Research

South Bend Tribune Editorial Quotes Vedder on Presidential Salaries

A South Bend Tribune editorial  on “What’s a public university president worth” quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, a Distinguished Professor of Economics at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences: A 2007 study by the American Association of University Professors said that compensation for public and private college and university presidents, […]

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June 18, 2013 at 12:37 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Fogt Discusses Today’s Extreme Weather Conditions with WOUB

Fogt Discusses Today’s Extreme Weather Conditions with WOUB

Weather conditions today could bring a line of severe weather similar to the damaging high winds of last summer known as a derecho. Dr. Ryan Fogt, Assistant Professor of Geography and Director of the Scalia Laboratory for Atmospheric Analysis in the Ohio University Department of Geography, describes the conditions in […]

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June 12, 2013 at 9:09 amFaculty in the News In the News News

Weckman: Cowards in the Face of Fate, But Insured

Dr. George Weckman

“When I was a kid I heard people say that our family was ‘insurance poor.’ That meant that we spent too much on insurance, a criticism of my parents who were apprehensive about the future., writes Dr. George Weckman, Ohio University Professor Emeritus, writes June 10 in the Athens Messenger. […]

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June 11, 2013 at 2:01 pmFaculty in the News News

Affirmation or Aesthetic Equivalent of Hotel Furniture? Muses LeMay

Dr. Eric LeMay

A zing that comes from having readers affirm his work?  A boost to his spirit? A sign that “I’ve created something unobjectionable enough to get past readers with very different tastes, the aesthetic equivalent of hotel furniture?” Dr. Eric LeMay tells the Competitive Writer blog that winning the Emergency Press’ […]

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Study Suggests Second Life for Possible Spintronic Materials

Study Suggests Second Life for Possible Spintronic Materials

Ohio University research merges manganese, gallium nitride in uniform layer Ten years ago, scientists were convinced that a combination of manganese and gallium nitride could be a key material to create spintronics, the next generation of electronic devices that operate on properties found at the nanoscale. But researchers grew discouraged […]

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Chronicle: The Long Odds of the Faculty Job Search

Chronicle: The Long Odds of the Faculty Job Search

The May 19 Chronicle of Higher Education article “The Long Odds of the Faculty Job Search” featured a review of an Ohio University faculty search in the Department of English Language and Literature in the College of Arts & Sciences. The creative writing position was filled by Patrick O’Keeffe, whose […]

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