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These Botanists are Really ‘Lichen’ Their Internship at the Wayne

Trevor Somogyi swimming in a sea of grass.

By Trevor Somogyi ’18 and Emily Penn ’18 Hello! This is the first of many blog posts written by the botany interns that aims to inform the public on all the cool things we’re doing during our summer at the Wayne National Forest. First, a little background on our internship […]

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June 9, 2017 at 3:03 pmNews

Happy Beginnings | Psychology Senior Finds Success, Fulfills Grad School Goal

Paige Coy will begin graduate studies at OHIO this fall.

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. by Kristin M. Distel Paige Coy, a 2017 OHIO graduate in Psychology, has already realized remarkable success in her field. At OHIO, Coy, who minored in […]

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June 7, 2017 at 9:22 pmAlumni News

Psychology Senior Finds ‘Incredible’ Opportunities as She Prepares for Grad School

Libby Wertz at the Association for Psychological Sciences conference in Chicago.

by Kristin M. Distel Rising senior Libby Wertz’ time at OHIO has been marked by one success after another—and all of the experience she’ll need to apply to graduate school. A Psychology major, Wertz notes that her experiences at Ohio University have enabled her to meet the criteria for Ph.D. […]

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June 7, 2017 at 8:47 pmNews

Working on the Wayne | An Endangered Life is a Life for Me

Breeding Pair of American Burying Beetles

By Devon Cottril When I accepted this position as a Wildlife Intern for the Wayne National Forest, I knew there were going to be a some opportunities to see and be around endangered species (plants and animals), but I never thought that I would be handling them!! In the state […]

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June 2, 2017 at 5:33 pmNews

Working on the Wayne | Archaeology Intern Is Excited to be in the Field

Interns Samuel Heckle and Zachary Matthews

By  Zachary Matthews Working with Wayne National Forest for the summer is such a privilege. The other intern Sam and I have been at this for almost exactly a month now, and we have grown so much in such a short time. I have noticed a great improvement in our […]

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May 30, 2017 at 4:45 pmNews

Psychology Undergrad Works in Summer Treatment Program, Presents Research in NYC

Jessica Smith presents a research poster at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) convention.

Senior Jessica Smith ’18 has known since high school that she wanted to earn a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, and her impressive academic and professional achievements at OHIO are helping her to reach her goal. “I’m interested in the assessment of neurodevelopmental disorders,” Smith says. “I have researched a lot […]

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May 26, 2017 at 11:53 amNews Research

Four Biology Students Get Prestigious NSF Fellowships, Grants

Maggie Hantak

Four Ohio University Biological Sciences graduate students were awarded prestigious NSF graduate research fellowships and grants. James Nassif, a student in Dr. Larry Witmer’s lab, and Cassandra Thompson, in Dr. Viorel Popescu’s lab, were the only Ohio University students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships this year. Both are in the […]

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May 24, 2017 at 9:05 amNews Research