Profit and Unrealistic Data Drive Wildlife Management, Researchers Find

Brown bear, photo by Despinel Dragomir

Romanian wildlife management authorities determine annual hunting quotas based on ambiguous data, and these decisions might be influenced by the profitability of the hunt, according to new research from an international team of scientists including Dr. Viorel Popescu, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. The team also includes […]

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April 29, 2016 at 3:27 pmResearch

Mission Trips Spark Junior’s Interest in the Medical Field

Chase Hudak '17, a Biological Sciences pre-medicine major, presents his research at Ohio University's Student Research and Creativity Expo.

By Juliana Scheiderer ’16 Biological Sciences pre-medicine major Chase Hudak ’17 is taking advantage of all the resources in the College of Arts & Sciences to help him on his path to medical school. The junior was recently awarded $900 from the Provost’s Undergraduate Research Fund for his project researching […]

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April 29, 2016 at 9:20 amResearch

Plant Biology Grad Student Awarded Graduate College Fellowship

Nicholas Tomeok monitors the health of soybean plants, his research subjects for several studies, as they grow in environmentally controlled chambers.

By Sydney Dawes PACE Writer Environmental & Plant Biology Nicholas Tomeo, a Ph.D. student in Environmental & Plant Biology, was awarded a Graduate College Fellowship for the 2016-17 academic year. Ohio University awards four named fellowships each year university wide. The Graduate College Fellowship is a stipend and tuition waiver […]

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April 25, 2016 at 2:32 pmResearch

History’s Shadis Receives Fulbright for Research in Portugal

Dr. Miriam Shadis

Dr. Miriam Shadis, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, recently received a Fulbright Scholar Award to conduct research in Portugal. The Fulbright Scholars Program is administered by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. State Department. Shadis plans to make use of the fellowship during her […]

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April 25, 2016 at 11:04 amResearch

Marciniak Edits Book on ‘Teaching Transnational Cinema’

Marciniak Edits Book on ‘Teaching Transnational Cinema’

Dr. Katarzyna Marciniak, Professor of English at Ohio University, co-edited a just-released book on “Teaching Transnational Cinema: Politics and Pedagogy.” The book, co-edited with Bruce Bennett of Lancaster University, UK, is published in the prestigious Routledge AFI Film Readers Series. Marciniak also wrote a chapter for the book on “The […]

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April 25, 2016 at 9:29 amResearch

Plant Biology Students Present Their Research at 2016 Expo

Graduate students, from left: Yuan (Susan) Zhang, Alex Meyers, Kathleen Gabler, Marion Holmes, Nick Tomeo, Anne Sternberger, Proma Basu

Fifteen graduate and 7 undergraduate students from Environmental & Plant Biology were among the 840 undergraduate, graduate and medical students who presented at Ohio University’s Student Research & Creative Activity Expo on April 14. Congratulations to this year’s PBIO winners! Graduate Student Awards Student: Anne Sternberger Title: “Using a De […]

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April 21, 2016 at 8:58 amResearch

MCB Students Participate at 2016 EXPO, Basu receives People’s Choice Award

Molecular and Cellular Biology students at Expo, from left: Silvana Duran Ortiz, Debra Walter, Sarah Metro, Yuli Hu, Jason Zhang, Manindra Singh

Twelve interdisciplinary graduate students in Molecular and Cellular Biology were among 840 undergraduate, graduate and medical students who presented at Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo on April 14. The expo is an annual event hosted for OHIO students to exhibit their original work. Projects this year represented […]

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April 20, 2016 at 2:58 pmNews Research