Jahl Adds Planet Interior Components to Exoplanetary Models

Vernal Falls from the John Muir Trail

By Peter Jahl Geological Sciences graduate student This summer, I ended up adding new sections to my exoplanetary models in order to represent more realistic components of a planet’s interior. I added a layer of a mineral called “post-perovskite,” which is a high-pressure phase of perovskite found near the core-mantle boundary, […]

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October 29, 2017 at 3:17 pmResearch

Torres Presents on Colonial Latin American Poets at International Conference

Dr. Daniel Torres

Dr. Daniel Torres, Spanish Professor in Modern Languages, a founding member of the Society for Renaissance and Baroque Poetry and a past board member, returned as a presenter to the Universidad de Sevilla (Spain) during the XIII Conference of the Society for Renaissance and Baroque Hispanic Poetry. Torres presented “Finezas […]

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October 27, 2017 at 11:18 amNews Research

Association for Women Geoscientists Honors Stigall for Distinguished Contributions

Dr. Alycia Stigall

Dr. Alycia L. Stigall, Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, was awarded the Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG) Professional Excellence Award in the academia and research category at the Geological Society of America Meeting in Denver on Oct. 23. This award is reserved for women who, throughout their careers, […]

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October 26, 2017 at 4:19 pmNews Research

Dantas Co-Founds Global Urban History Project

Dr. Mariana Dantas

In June 2017, a group of historians launched an initiative called the Global Urban History Project. The initiative seeks to “merge, expand, and formalize connections between scholars who share an interest in the field of global urban history.” Dr. Mariana Dantas, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, is a […]

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October 25, 2017 at 9:28 amResearch

Klein Probes Using Outdoor Elliptical Bicycle to Avoid Running Injuries

Klein Probes Using Outdoor Elliptical Bicycle to Avoid Running Injuries

Ohio University alum Ian Klein, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, is improving knowledge about avoiding injuries and maximizing performance in athletes and physical activity individuals. Klein research on the world’s first outdoor elliptical bicycle ( is “designed to elicit running-similar physiological adaptations while reducing the impact forces that commonly […]

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October 23, 2017 at 11:25 amResearch

Khaledi Nasab Gives Colloquium Talk at College of Wooster

Ali Khaledi Nasab in Columbus

Ali Khaledi Nasab, graduate student in Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, was invited to give a colloquium talk on Oct. 3 at the Department of Physics at the College of Wooster. His talk was on “Emergent stochastic oscillations and signal detection in tree networks of excitable elements.” Nasab’s adviser is Dr. […]

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October 19, 2017 at 5:19 pmResearch

Stender Organizes Symposia on Careers, Microscopy at SciX 2017

Dr. Anthony Stender

Dr. Anthony S. Stender, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, had the recent opportunity to organize and preside over two symposia at SciX 2017. SciX is an annual conference organized by the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS). The two symposia organized by Stender were […]

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October 19, 2017 at 3:10 pmResearch