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France’s Research: Getting Blood Donors to Give Again

Dr. Christopher France with President Roderick J. McDavis

By Bethany Venable From Compass In keeping with a revered tradition that spans more than 55 years, Ohio University community members gathered Tuesday evening to honor 2014 Distinguished Professor Christopher France during the annual Distinguished Professor Lecture and official portrait unveiling. President Roderick J. McDavis opened the event, recalling the […]

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March 13, 2015 at 9:39 amResearch

Alum Jack Steiner Wins Einstein Fellowship, Studies Black Holes

Astrophysicist Jack Steiner

 By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Ohio University alum Dr. Jack Steiner (B.S. HTC Astrophysics, B.S. Applied Mathematics, 2006) has been named an Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow. This program, sponsored by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and administered by the Chandra X-Ray Center (CXC), is focused on research in […]

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March 12, 2015 at 7:00 amAlumni News Research

‘The Rainy Season: Three Lives in the New South Africa’

Maggie Messitt

The Rainy Season: Three Lives in the New South Africa, a new work of literary journalism by Maggie Messitt, releases in April. Messitt is a doctoral student in Ohio University’s Creative Writing non-fiction program. Just across the northern border of a former apartheid-era homeland sits a rural community in the […]

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March 10, 2015 at 9:26 amResearch

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

Patent Awarded for Kieliszewski Work on Plant Glycoproteins

Dr. Marcia Kieliszewski

A U.S. patent was granted to Ohio University on Feb. 24 for “Growth hormone and interferon-alpha 2 glycoproteins produced in plants.” Dr. Marcia Kieliszewski, Professor of Chemistry, is one of the inventors, along with Jianfeng Xu, John Kopchick, Shigeru Okada, and Gary Meyer. Abstract: Methods of increasing the yield in […]

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March 1, 2015 at 6:27 pmNews Research

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 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