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Sociology-Criminology Senior Interns In Court of Common Pleas

Arianna Spalding

Arianna Spalding’17 worked as an intern for the Athens County Court of Common Pleas during the 2016-17 summer session. As a graduating senior with a Sociology-Criminology major and Certificate in Law, Justice and Culture, she was looking for an internship that would give her exposure to the criminal justice system […]

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October 17, 2017 at 8:26 amNews

Moore Talks about Science and Religion with D.C. Media

Moore Talks about Science and Religion with D.C. Media

Dinty W. Moore, Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at Ohio University, was a featured speaker this past weekend at an event titled “Science & Religion—Exploring the Harmonies: A Media Perspective with Writers and Editors from The Atlantic, The Washington Post, The Weekly Standard.”  The event, held at the headquarters of the […]

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October 17, 2017 at 7:25 amFaculty in the News In the News News

Astrophysicist Chornock Contributes to Discovery of Neutron Star Merger

The image sequence above shows infrared imaging from the FLAMINGOS-2 imager and spectrograph for a period of over two weeks. The top row features images in the h-band, a shorter (bluer) wavelength of infrared light. The bottom row focuses mostly on k-band images, which are longer (redder) wavelengths of light. This sequence reveals how the object became redder as it faded from view.
Credit: Gemini Observatory/NSF/AURA/Edo Berger (Harvard), Peter Blanchard (Harvard), Ryan Chornock (Ohio University), Leo Singer (NASA), Mansi Kasliwal (Caltech), Ryan Lau (Caltech) and the GROWTH collaboration, Travis Rector (University of Alaska), Jennifer Miller (Gemini Observatory)

Ohio University astrophysicist Dr. Ryan Chornock is part of a large international team of scientists, called the Dark Energy Survey Team, that reported a major new discovery about the cosmos on Oct. 16. “This is the story of a gold rush in the sky,” said the New York Times news […]

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October 16, 2017 at 3:43 pmNews Research

Advising Tip | Get to Know Your Professor

Tetyana Dovbnya

By Tetyana Dovbnya International Student Advising Specialist / Academic Advisor Coming to college, students seek expertise, knowledge, guidance, and support in their educational pursuits. One of the biggest mistakes students can make during their college career is not taking the time to get to know professors. These are top scholars who like […]

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October 16, 2017 at 12:22 pmNews

Contemporary History Institute Features New Facebook Page

Sing Tao House, home of the Contemporary History Institute

Ohio University’s Contemporary History Institute is unique in that it analyzes the contemporary period in world history (World War II to the present) from an interdisciplinary perspective. Founded by renowned Cold War historian John Lewis Gaddis in 1987, CHI links the perspectives of history, journalism, political science, and economics, awards academic scholarships for M.A. and […]

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October 16, 2017 at 9:59 amNews

Career Corner | Quidel Has Multiple Positions Open in Athens

Quidel employees in the lab

Quidel Corp. has several positions open at  the company’s Athens location, which employs many Ohio University Bobcats from a variety of backgrounds and areas of expertise. Manufacturing Associate Manufacturing Associate (Temp) QC Technician I (Student position) Lab Assistant (Student position) IS Supervisor Buyer About Quidel Quidel Corp. is a leading […]

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October 15, 2017 at 6:19 pmAnnouncements News

Barlag’s ‘Electrifying’ Upward Bound Class Helps Students Succeed

Barlag's Teaching Assistants are instrumental to the success of the program.

by Kristin Distel Dr. Becky Barlag and her teaching assistants led an exciting Upward Bound chemistry course and lab for area high school students over the summer. In their lab sessions, students extracted DNA from a banana, tested beverages for electrical conductivity, examined food calorie content, and experimented with a […]

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October 13, 2017 at 8:33 pmNews