News

African American Studies’ New Professor

African American Studies’ New Professor

The department would like to welcome Dr. Bayyinah Jeffries as our newest faculty team member. Dr. Jeffries earned her Ph.D from Michigan State University and has focused her research on African American social movements, women’s history, as well as Black Nationalism and expressions of identity. She will be teaching AAS […]

Read more ›
July 30, 2014 at 8:12 amAnnouncements News

Top Graduating History Major Heads to Georgetown University Law Center

Top Graduating History Major Heads to Georgetown University Law Center

Jackson Lavelle ’14, who was named the Top Graduating History Major and received an Eckes Prize in History, started graduate school at the Georgetown University Law Center. He earned a B.A. and double majored in History and Political Science in the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. In […]

Read more ›
July 29, 2014 at 11:43 amNews

Hla Chairs International Conference on Nanotechnology

Hla Chairs International Conference on Nanotechnology

An Ohio University physics professor is organizing the 8th International Workshop on Nanoscale Spectroscopy and Nanotechnology (NSS-8), which will be held at the Gleacher Center in Chicago from July 28-31. NSS-8 is a biennial meeting series that shares the latest research advances of science and technology in the nanometer regime. […]

Read more ›
July 25, 2014 at 8:21 amNews

I Miss You Already, Cambodia

I Miss You Already, Cambodia

By Elizabeth Cychosz ’16 Studying Anthropology, Journalism (HTC), and Museum Studies Imagining International Justice in Post-Genocide Cambodia It’s one week after waving goodbye to Cambodia from a tiny airplane window, and I can finally take myself off my antimalarial medication. Sounds trivial, yes, but today has been a day of reflection. […]

Read more ›
July 23, 2014 at 11:15 amNews

Fighting Invasive Plants at Edge of Appalachia Preserve

Fighting Invasive Plants at Edge of Appalachia Preserve

By Jeremy Held ’17 HTC Plant Biology Major Summer internship, Edge of Appalachia Preserve in Adams County, OH One of the biggest challenges at Edge of Appalachia, and any preserve for that matter, is invasive plants. For a large preserve like EOA, the most effective way to treat these invasive […]

Read more ›
July 22, 2014 at 5:38 pmNews

Max Planck Institute: DNA Used as a Lightswitch

Max Planck Institute: DNA Used as a Lightswitch

From the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, and re-printed in R&D magazine Using two thin, tiny gold nanorods 10,000 times thinner than a human hair, researchers have succeeded in creating an adjustable filter for so-called circularly polarized light. The crucial factor for how the system absorbs light is the […]

Read more ›
July 22, 2014 at 1:34 pmIn the News News

Student’s Research Spans Ozone Levels to Quantum Dots

Student’s Research Spans Ozone Levels to Quantum Dots

  From observing ozone phenomena to building micro-scale devices, senior Helen Cothrel ’15 HTC Physics, explores her environment to the extreme. This summer she is working at the David Skaggs Research Center in Boulder, CO, to study the Earth’s ozone layer. She received funding through an Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship, […]

Read more ›
July 22, 2014 at 3:06 amIn Class News Research