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Abu-Rish Co-Edits ‘Critical Voices: A Collection of Interviews from and on the Middle East’

Abu-Rish Co-Edits ‘Critical Voices: A Collection of Interviews from and on the Middle East’

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History, published a co-edited volume titled Critical Voices: A Collection of Interviews from and on the Middle East (Tadween Publishing) Comprised of 27 interviews with leading researches, intellectuals, artists, and activists, Critical Voices explores the ways in which power and popular mobilizations manifest in the […]

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July 15, 2016 at 9:01 amResearch

Astronomer Seo Contributes to Largest-Ever Galaxies Survey to Study Dark Energy

Astronomer Seo Contributes to Largest-Ever Galaxies Survey to Study Dark Energy

The Astrophysical Research Consortium announced this week the sharpest results yet on the properties of dark energy. Hundreds of scientists from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey III (SDSS-III) collaborated to make the largest-ever, three-dimensional map of distant galaxies. The scientists then used this map to make one of the most precise […]

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July 14, 2016 at 9:03 amNews Research

Biology Student Goes ‘Fishing’ in Antarctica, Tin Can to the Rescue

Amanda Biederman at Palmer Station in Antarctica

By Kristin M. Distel Graduate student Amanda Biederman, undergraduate Elizabeth Evans ’16, and Dr. Lisa Crockett spent April through June 2015 at Antarctica’s Palmer Station, where they studied the dominant fishes of the area and physiological and biochemical processes that limit their capacity to tolerate a warming climate. Their journey […]

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July 12, 2016 at 2:49 pmAlumni Research

Chemistry Grad Develops New Assay in Search for Future Antibiotics

Dr. Chunxi Zeng and Professor Jennifer V. Hines in the Biochemistry Research Facility Ohio University. © Ohio University / Photo by Jonathan Adams

By Kristin M. Distel Dr. Chunxi Zeng, just awarded a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Ohio University, published an article on “Factors that Influence T box Riboswitch Efficacy and tRNA Affinity” in Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry. In the face of increasingly resistant bacterial strains, Zeng’s work with the T box riboswitch […]

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July 8, 2016 at 12:26 pmAlumni Research

Singh’s New Book Examines Far-Reaching Impact of India’s Partition

Singh’s New Book Examines Far-Reaching Impact of India’s Partition

Professor Amritjit Singh is the co-editor of the recently released book, Revisiting India’s Partition: New Essays on Memory, Culture, and Politics (Lexington Books). The book’s publication anticipates the 70th anniversary next year of British India’s partition in 1947. Singh is the Langston Hughes Professor of English and African American Studies […]

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July 6, 2016 at 10:28 amFaculty in the News In the News News Research

Rosen Leads Technology-Enhanced Workshops at India’s Gopikabai Sitaram Gawande College

Gopikabai Sitaram Gawande College in Umarkhed, India

By Harlee Rozell, ’17 Dr. Matthew Rosen, a visiting faculty member who teaches cultural anthropology here at Ohio University, was recently awarded funds from the Ohio University-Gopikabai Sitaram Gawande College Partnership Program to lead technology-enabled English-language workshops for students and faculty at the Gopikabai Sitaram Gawande College in Umarkhed, a […]

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July 6, 2016 at 9:23 amResearch

Updated ‘Multiple-Goal Pursuit Model’ Describes How We Decide What Goals to Pursue

Dr. Jeffrey Vancouver

Dr. Jeffrey B. Vancouver, Professor and Byham Chair in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, co-authored an article that expands his “multiple-goal pursuit model” by including processes that can handle complex information and different types of goals one might choose to pursue or avoid. The article “An Integrative Formal Model of Motivation and Decision Making: The […]

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June 22, 2016 at 2:27 pmResearch