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New Reads from the Food Studies Theme

New Reads from the Food Studies Theme

New Food Studies Reads in Alden Library:  Animal, Vegetable, Miracle– Barbara Kingsolver (2007) Art of Fermentation – Sandor Katz  (2012)  Bite Me: Food in Popular Culture– Fabio Parasecoli (2008)  Consider the Fork: a History of How We Cook and Eat– Bee Wilson (2012)  Cuisine and Empire: Cooking in World History– Rachel […]

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May 24, 2016 at 9:03 amNews

Free Summer Law Program for High School Students; Apply Now

Ohio University Team Green Prosecution cross-examining a witness for Ohio University Team White Defense at Athens County Courthouse.  Athens County Common Pleas Judge George McCarthy presided.

High school students can apply now for a free Summer Law & Trial Institute offered at Ohio University from July 10-22, 2016. The Summer Law & Trial Institute is a 12-day immersive residential program that aims to increase understanding of the law and its possibilities among Ohio high school students […]

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May 23, 2016 at 9:39 amNews

University Community Mourns Elizabeth Gierlowski Kordesch

University Community Mourns Elizabeth Gierlowski Kordesch

Dr. Elizabeth Gierlowski Kordesch, age 59 of The Plains, died unexpectedly Tuesday evening, May 17, 2016, at Ohio Health O’Bleness Hospital, Athens. Gierlowski Kordesch was a Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University since 1989. She was a member of several professional societies, including the Geological Society of America, and […]

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May 20, 2016 at 4:16 pmNews

Morgan Vis Awarded Outstanding Faculty Research and Scholarship Award

Pressing of Batrachospermum (the frog spawn alga) that Morgan Vis studies

By Sydney Dawes PACE Writer Environmental & Plant Biology Dr. Morgan Vis of the Department of Environmental and Plant Biology received the College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Faculty Research and Scholarship Award for 2015-2016. The award is given to a faculty member in the College of Arts and Sciences […]

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May 18, 2016 at 12:17 pmNews Research

Asmar Wins 4th Annual NQPI Outstanding Dissertation Award

Mahmoud Asmar

The Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute is proud to announce Mahmoud M. Asmar as the recipient of the NQPI Outstanding Dissertation Award. He will receive a $500 prize for his dissertation titled “Electronic and Spin Transport in Dirac-Like Systems.” In his dissertation, he focused on the study of the relation between […]

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May 16, 2016 at 5:10 pmNews

NQPI | Redefining Microelectronics

Dr. Savas Kaya

A jacket that functions as a digital wallet or a blood glucose monitor may seem futuristic, but Ohio University electrical engineering and computer science professor and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member Savas Kaya is developing a technology to make these devices possible within three to five years. Kaya’s lab is […]

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May 16, 2016 at 4:24 pmNews

2 NQPI Members to Race Nanoscale NASCAR

The Nonobobcat, designed by Dr. Eric Masson.

Imagine a phone that turns into a football and then back into a phone. It seems impossible. If scientists can figure out how to manipulate the atomic structure, a lot of unthinkable inventions could become reality, said Saw-Wai Hla, an Ohio University Physics & Astronomy professor and Nanoscale & Quantum […]

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May 16, 2016 at 3:53 pmNews