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Abu-Rish Shows Different Side to History of Newly Independent Lebanon

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish

The Lebanese Center for Policy Studies (LCPS) interviewed Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History at Ohio University, about the role of “the state, or lack thereof,” in the contemporary history of Lebanon—looking back to the first 15 years after independence from France in 1943, a period that predates the country’s […]

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May 27, 2015 at 6:03 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

MCB Alum Studies Human Grown Hormone and Eye Disease

Juan Ding '09Ph.D.

Dr. Juan Ding, a 2009 alum of the interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, continues to follow a translational path of “bench to bedside” and the philosophy of her Ph.D. adviser and mentor Dr. John Kopchick, Goll Ohio Eminent Scholar. Kopchick, known for promoting a culture in his […]

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May 27, 2015 at 10:49 amAlumni Research

Tanda Looks at Protein’s Role in Human Health

Tanda Looks at Protein’s Role in Human Health

By Andrea Gibson and Philip Barnes Hearing loss. Birth defects. Cancer. What do these medical problems have in common? Two Ohio University biology researchers think that one tiny protein in the body may play a key role in regulating these issues. Dr. Mark Berryman, Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences, and […]

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May 26, 2015 at 3:30 pmResearch

Grad Student Shows Resourcefulness of Maasai Women

Grad Student Shows Resourcefulness of Maasai Women

By Chris Caldwell Ashley Doria’s graduate research is a seamless blend between Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies alongside Geography, an exciting new field called Emotional Geography. Emotional Geography is a line of theoretical inquiry that focuses on how physical surroundings impact and influence relational interaction and emotional processing. Doria utilizes […]

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May 26, 2015 at 2:15 pmResearch

Schoen Returns after One-Year Fulbright Research Leave

Dr. Brian Schoen. Photo courtesy of the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission

Dr. Brian Schoen, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, returns to campus this fall after a one-year research leave as the Mary B. Wall Washington Professor of American History in the School of History and Archives at University College Dublin in Ireland. The position is facilitated and supported by the […]

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May 14, 2015 at 12:45 amNews Research

Undergrad Tracks Rebuilding after Joplin Tornado

Ashley Maupin. Photo by Andrea Gibson/Ohio University.

By Jacob Zuckerman On Sunday, May 22, 2011, an EF5 tornado touched down in Joplin, MS. Fueled by the wrath of winds in excess of 200 mph and spanning ¾ of a mile wide, the tornado blew across a 6-mile trajectory before dissipating, rendering it one of the deadliest and […]

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April 27, 2015 at 7:49 pmResearch

Physics Grad Student Publishes on Symmetry-Breaking Effects on Spin and Electronic Transport in Graphene’

Mahmoud Asmar

Ohio University Physics doctoral student Mahmoud Asmar published an article on “Symmetry-breaking effects on spin and electronic transport in graphene” on April 10 in Physical Review B. His co-author and adviser is Dr. Sergio Ulloa, Professor of Physics & Astronomy. Abstract: The decoration of graphene samples with adatoms or nanoparticles […]

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April 27, 2015 at 10:01 amResearch