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Class of 2017: Broken iPod Inspired High School Senior’s Research

Isabella Sparhawk ’17 will know her way around a lab when she arrives at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences in the fall. She’s been working in a corporate chemistry lab her senior year of high school. She filed a patent application for an antimicrobial coating using silvernano particles to […]

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May 21, 2013 at 6:44 pmIn the News Research Students in the News

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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May 21, 2013 at 4:11 pmFaculty in the News In the News News

Vedder in New York Times: ‘Academic Merit Is Most Important’

Dr. Richard Vedder, Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity and Professor of Economics at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences, published an opinion column in the New York Times’ Room for Debate on “Academic Merit is Most Important.” He writes: I think good will likely come […]

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May 14, 2013 at 5:44 pmFaculty in the News In the News

History Alum Writes About Sequestration, Nation-Building

Ohio University alum Jeremi Suri ’96M is the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the University of Texas at Austin.  He earned an M.A. in History with a thesis on “Cold War Legitimacy in Crisis: An International History of Détente,” […]

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May 14, 2013 at 3:26 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alice Lloyd College Honors Plant Biology Alum for Teaching Excellence

Alice Lloyd College announced May 13 that Ohio University alum Dr. Janelle Pryor, who earned a Ph.D. in Plant Biology, was awarded the college’s Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership Award. PIPPA PASSES, Ky. — Each year, Alice Lloyd College honors outstanding members of the campus community with awards that reflect […]

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May 14, 2013 at 1:04 pmAlumni Alumni in the News

Talk About Being Popular: Twin Brothers Write the Book

Talk About Being Popular: Twin Brothers Write the Book

Twin brothers came to Ohio University. One majored in Psychology. The other in History. What are they doing now? David and Jonathan Bennett are working on being popular—and helping others be successful  and popular. They decided to study the science behind popularity, test the theories—and write a practical book to […]

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May 13, 2013 at 8:38 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

New York Writer Discovers She’s the Subject of Class

What happens when a writer discovers that she’s being written about? Author M.J. Iuppa noticed a surge in online interest in her essay “Daylight Savings Time,” and then she discovered that her essay was assigned reading for a creative nonfiction class at Ohio University—and the students were publishing reviews of her […]

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May 13, 2013 at 8:35 pmIn the News Students in the News