Rice Presents at Lilly on Common Course Template for Online Programs

Dr. Linda J. Rice

Dr. Linda J. Rice, Professor of English and Director of the Master of Arts in English Online for High School Teachers, presented at the Lilly National Conference in Traverse City, MI, in October. The conference covers areas such as: community is cornerstone to improved student learning; participants are life-long learners; […]

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October 19, 2016 at 11:18 amResearch

Chen Enhancing Techniques for Molecular Structure Measurements

Dr. Jixin Chen

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern When a panorama camera is used to capture a landscape, the object must remain perfectly still. If the object moves during recording, a blurred, distorted image will result. This phenomenon, known as the “blurring effect,” can have a similar, problematic impact in advanced molecular […]

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October 18, 2016 at 5:12 pmResearch

Graduate Students Present at Phycological Society of America

Joshua Evans

By Heather Willard PACE Writer Environmental and Plant Biology Dr. Morgan Vis, Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology, and two of her graduate students, Emily Keil and Joshua Evans, traveled to John Carroll University in Cleveland for the 70th annual meeting of the Phycological Society of America this […]

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October 12, 2016 at 4:35 pmResearch

Sundberg Works on Memoir at an Artist’s Residency in Belgium

Kelly Sundberg

Kelly Sundberg, a doctoral student in the Creative Writing program at Ohio University, worked on an upcoming memoir on her trip to Belgium, where she participated in an artist’s residency. She was awarded a competitive scholarship from Ohio University’s English Department, one of eight to students who are conducting research for their respective dissertations […]

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October 12, 2016 at 1:33 pmResearch

Showalter Travels to Greece to Present Research on Glycoproteins

Dr. Allan Showalter’s lab is studying Arabidopsis thaliana, a plant commonly used as a model organism for genetic studies.

By Heather Willard, PACE Writer Environmental and Plant Biology Dr. Allan Showalter, Professor Environmental & Plant Biology, traveled to Crete, Greece, this summer for the XIV Cell Wall Meeting to present his research on hydroxyproline-rich glycoproteins, more specifically the enzymes associated with the sugars on those proteins. Showalter used two […]

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October 10, 2016 at 5:00 pmResearch

Hermsen Presents at Two Paleobotanical Conferences

Dr. Elizabeth Hermsen

By Heather Willard PACE Writer Environmental and Plant Biology Dr. Elizabeth Hermsen, Assistant Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, braved freezing temperatures to go to two conferences last May—the Midcontinent Paleobotanical Colloquium and the Paleontological Research Institution Summer Symposium. She studies fossil water clovers of the genus Marsileaceae, reassessing the […]

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October 10, 2016 at 4:54 pmResearch

Lee Discusses Inequities in Elite Education with New Book

Dr. Elizabeth Lee

by Matt McCullough ‘17 The Sociology & Anthropology Colloquium met Sept. 30 for a talk by Dr. Elizabeth Lee about her recently published book, Class and Campus Life: Managing and Experiencing Inequality at an Elite College. Published earlier this year by Cornell University Press, Lee’s book studies the inequality experienced […]

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October 10, 2016 at 4:40 pmResearch