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Unlocking Left-Right Asymmetry in Nuclear Systems

Unlocking Left-Right Asymmetry in Nuclear Systems

 By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Dr. Daniel Phillips, Professor of Physics at Ohio University, co-authored a ground-breaking paper describing how patterns of protons scattered in lab experiments can be explained by examining interactions between the quarks that make up the protons. Phillips and physicists Daris Samart and Carlos Schat […]

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March 4, 2015 at 7:30 amResearch

Duncan Studies ‘A Threshold Model of the U.S. Current Account’

Dr. Roberto Duncan

Dr. Roberto Duncan, Professor of Economics at Ohio University, published a working paper on “A Threshold Model of the US Current Account” in October 2014. The study was for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute Abstract: What drives U.S. current account imbalances? Is there solid […]

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February 28, 2015 at 12:15 pmResearch

English Grad Student Publishes ‘Valparaiso, Round the Horn’

English Grad Student Publishes ‘Valparaiso, Round the Horn’

Valparaiso, Round the Horn, a book of short stories by English doctoral student Madeline ffitch, is just out at Publishing Genius Press. ffitch is a doctoral student in the Creative Writing non-fiction program in the English Department at Ohio University. She will be reading from the book on March 1 […]

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February 27, 2015 at 4:21 pmResearch

Physicist Hosts Workshop on West Coast to Explore Exotic Nuclei

Dr. Charlotte Elster

 By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Dr. Charlotte Elster, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, is the organizer of “Reactions and Structure of Exotic Nuclei,” a two-week workshop being held March 2-13 at the Institute of Nuclear Theory in Seattle, Washington. Her co-organizers are Dr. W.H. Dickhoff of Washington University […]

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February 27, 2015 at 11:37 amResearch

Salinas Castro Presents on Rise of Auto-Defense Against Mexican Cartels

Salinas Castro Presents on Rise of Auto-Defense Against Mexican Cartels

Evelyn Salinas Castro presented her work on “The emergence of auto-defense groups–vigilantes–within the Mexican drug war” as a revolutionary movement at the Capitalism & Socialism: Utopia, Globalization, and Revolution conference at the University of Southern Indiana  in November. She describes the rise in Mexican cartels, “unprecedented levels” of violence, and […]

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February 27, 2015 at 8:46 amResearch

Racine Seeks Undergrad Apprentice for Eating Disorders Research

Dr. Sarah Racine

Dr. Sarah Racine, Assistant Professor of Psychology, is seeking an undergraduate research apprentice for a project on”Using a Physiological Measure of Emotional Reactivity and Emotion Regulation in Eating Disorders.” College of Arts & Sciences freshmen, sophomores and juniors are eligible for the Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Pilot Program 2015-16. The program hires […]

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February 25, 2015 at 9:50 amResearch

Peterson Seeks Undergraduate Apprentice for Auditory Atmospheres Project

Peterson Seeks Undergraduate Apprentice for Auditory Atmospheres Project

Dr. Marina Peterson, Associate Professor of Performance Studies in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Center for Law, Justice & Culture faculty member, is seeking an undergraduate research apprentice for her current book project, Auditory Atmospheres.  A historical ethnography of noise pollution, Auditory Atmospheres examines its roots in 1960s environmentalism, its formation […]

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