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Physics Major Interns at Two European Nuclear Research Centers

Physics Major Interns at Two European Nuclear Research Centers

By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Junior Natalie Klco’15 HTC Physics major spent this summer in Italy and France participating in two projects under the direction of Dr. Kenneth Hicks, a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. Hicks is a member of a team of researchers conducting a […]

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August 23, 2014 at 8:00 amIn Class News Research

Castellano Presents on ‘Ethnographic Examination of Mental Health Court Judges’

Dr. Ursula Castellano, Associate Professor of Sociology, presents a paper on “My Function is to Change Behavior: An Ethnographic Examination of Mental Health Court Judges” at the European Consortium for Political Research on Sept. 5 in Glasgow, Scotland. Abstract: Mental health courts (MHCs) represent a radical departure from the traditional way […]

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August 22, 2014 at 3:17 pmResearch

Li Edits Book on ‘Environment and Sustainable Development in Asia’

Li Edits Book on ‘Environment and Sustainable Development in Asia’

Dr. Jieli Li, Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, is the editor of a new book on “Environment and Sustainable Development in Asia, Volume 4,” a series of Globalization, Development and Security in Asia. Singapore and London: World Scientific Publishing, 2014. Li also co-authored two chapters in the book: Chapter […]

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August 22, 2014 at 10:18 amResearch

Jieli Li Delivers Keynote at International Symposium in China

Jieli Li Delivers Keynote at International Symposium in China

Dr. Jieli Li, Professor of Sociology, was invited to deliver a keynote speech on “Challenges of Globalization and Regional Development: A Perspective of International Sociology” at the International Symposium on Globalization and Regional Social Development at Guangxi University in Nanning, China, in June. Li also presented research papers at two […]

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August 22, 2014 at 9:49 amResearch

Houser Article Describes New Rapid-Scanning Doppler Radar System

Dr. Jana Houser, Assistant Professor of Geography, co-authored an article on “A Mobile Rapid-Scanning X-band Polarimetric (RaXPol) Doppler Radar System” in the July 2013 Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology. Her co-authors were Andrew L. Pazmany and James B. Mead of ProSensing Inc. in Amherst, MA, and Howard B. Bluestein […]

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August 9, 2014 at 12:21 pmResearch

Undergrads Present ‘Microhabitat Use of the Big Levels Salamander’

Undergrads Present ‘Microhabitat Use of the Big Levels Salamander’

Two Biological Sciences undergraduate students presented a paper at the 2014 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists July 30 to Aug. 4 in Chattanooga, TN. William Ternes and Celeste Wheeler presented “Microhabitat Use of the Big Levels Salamander: A Microendemic Plethodontid,” co-authored with graduate student Vincent Farallo. The Big Levels […]

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August 6, 2014 at 10:31 amResearch

‘Ready for the Science’—Destiny Awaits

‘Ready for the Science’—Destiny Awaits

Dr. Sarah Wyatt waited for it—the simple phrase that would signal one small step for Arabidopsis, one big step for mankind’s knowledge of how plants respond to gravity. “Ready for the science,” said the Kennedy Space Center engineer on July 9. Dr. Darren Luesse handed the engineer a small petri dish […]

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August 6, 2014 at 9:33 amResearch