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Closest Ever Look at Picasso, and New Utlimate Resolution in X-ray Microscopy, Aug. 29

Closest Ever Look at Picasso, and New Utlimate Resolution in X-ray Microscopy, Aug. 29

Can new synchrotron X-ray scanning tunneling microscopy allow researchers to look even closer—down to atomic resolution with X-ray microsopy? And what happens when imaging of nanoscale materials with chemical, electronic, and magnetic contrast is applied to Picasso’s paint and other nanoscale materials? The Condensed Matter & Surface Sciences 2013-14 colloquium […]

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August 29, 2013 at 9:00 amEvents

Ping Institute Offers Summer Program for Secondary Teachers on ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’

 March 12, 2008 By Michelle Davey Published in 1852, Uncle Tom’s Cabin was written by a staunch abolitionist who focused on the terrible nature of slavery. But in the following half-century, some of the many plays adapted from Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel took a pro-slavery slant. Most depicted slaves in […]

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August 27, 2013 at 9:32 amEvents

AXΣ Puts Some Chemistry into Harry Potter Exhibit at Museum, Aug. 31

AXΣ Puts Some Chemistry into Harry Potter Exhibit at Museum, Aug. 31

  The Alpha Chi Sigma (AXΣ) chemistry fraternity will be giving chemistry demonstrations at the Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery in the Market on State from 11 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31, as part of the museum’s current exhibit Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine, a six-banner traveling […]

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August 26, 2013 at 8:23 amEvents

Vis and Lucas Bring Carnivores and Gravity to Harry Potter Exhibit, Sept. 7

Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine (Photo U.S. National Library of Medicine)

Dr. Morgan Vis and Dr. Mark Lucas and others from Physics and Plant Biology will help the Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery exhibit Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine go out with a bang on Sept. 7 with some carnivorous plants and an exploration of gravity and flight. Sept. […]

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August 25, 2013 at 1:39 pmEvents

Journey From Housing Project to University Presidency, Sept. 9

Journey From Housing Project to University Presidency, Sept. 9

The departments of African American Studies, History and Political Science and the Women’s Center welcome Dr. George Wright to Ohio University on Monday, Sept. 9, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Walter Rotunda. Wright, a noted African American scholar who has written extensively on topics such as racial violence […]

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August 23, 2013 at 2:09 pmEvents

A&S Faculty and Staff Welcome Celebration, Sept. 9

A&S Faculty and Staff Welcome Celebration, Sept. 9

Dean Robert Frank invites faculty and staff and to attend the College of Arts & Sciences Faculty and Staff Welcome Celebration (and BBQ bash!) on Monday, Sept. 9, at 4 p.m., in Baker Center Ballroom A. Celebrate faculty and staff! Eat some wings. Make a lot of noise. Join your […]

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August 23, 2013 at 10:16 amEvents

Childs, Houston Help Commemorate March on Washington, Aug. 28

Ohio University will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, a key event in the Civil Rights Movement where Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech, from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. […]

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August 20, 2013 at 2:28 pmEvents