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Terman Probes Identity Issues Facing Young Adults in Rural Appalachia

Dr. Anna Rachel Terman

Over the past three years, Dr. Anna Rachel Terman has been engaged in field research in rural West Virginia. Now in her second year at Ohio University, Terman, Assistant Professor of Sociology, has completed her research and presented her findings Aug. 9 at the Rural Sociology Conference. In her research […]

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September 24, 2016 at 11:45 amResearch

Hla Team Demonstrates Synchronizing Nanosized Motors

Scanning tunneling microscope image showing a parallel arrangement of dipolar motor assembly. Image credit: Saw-Wai Hla

By Amanda Biederman Ohio University Professor of Physics & Astronomy and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member Saw-Wai Hla recently demonstrated simultaneous operation of hundreds of synchronized molecular rotors that, through dipole interactions based on carefully tailored positive and negative forces at different points within the system, may be used […]

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September 21, 2016 at 5:27 pmResearch

Rosenthal Co-Authors Article on Soybean Response to Drought, Elevated CO2

Dr. David Rosenthal

Dr. David Rosenthal, Assistant Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, co-authored an article on “Intensifying drought eliminates the expected benefits of elevated carbon dioxide for soybean.” The article appeared Sept. 5 in Nature Plants. Abstract: Stimulation of C3 crop yield by rising concentrations of atmospheric carbon dioxide ([CO2]) is widely […]

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September 16, 2016 at 2:22 pmResearch

History’s Hill Presents on “Right to Bear Arms in Early Chinese Republic”

Dr. Joshua Hill

This past August, Dr. Joshua Hill, Assistant Professor of History, recently gave a talk on “The ‘Right to Bear Arms’ in the Early Chinese Republic” at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ Institute of Modern History in Beijing. He discussed the curious (and little known) appearance of “Second Amendment”-style protections for […]

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September 16, 2016 at 11:02 amResearch

Stein Haven Publishes Third Book on Chaplin

Stein Haven Publishes Third Book on Chaplin

by Kristin M. Distel Dr. Lisa Stein Haven, associate professor of English at Ohio University Zanesville, will publish in November 2016 Charlie Chaplin’s Little Tramp in America, 1947-77, her third book on a Charlie Chaplin-focused topic. Haven, a widely recognized expert on Chaplin and the genre of silent film, has […]

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September 16, 2016 at 8:42 amResearch

Rios Is Associate Editor for Two Psychology Journals

Dr. Kimberly Rios

Dr. Kimberly Rios, Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of Experimental Training, is an associate editor for two journals: Group Processes and Intergroup Relations—”Group Processes & Intergroup Relations (GPIR), peer-reviewed and published bi-monthly, is a scientific social psychology journal dedicated to research on social psychological processes within and between groups. […]

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September 12, 2016 at 11:25 amResearch

Buckley Co-Authors ‘The Greening of Baltimore’s Asphalt Schoolyards’

Buckley Co-Authors ‘The Greening of Baltimore’s Asphalt Schoolyards’

Dr. Geoffrey Buckley, Professor of Geography, co-authored an article on “The Greening of Baltimore’s Asphalt Schoolyards” in Geographical Review. This research was funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation Long-Term Ecological Research Program (DEB-1027188). The researchers also received a Baker Award from Ohio University. The American Geological Society […]

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September 12, 2016 at 10:14 amResearch