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The Ohio Classical Conference convenes in Athens Oct. 4-5

The Ohio Classical Conference convenes in Athens Oct. 4-5

The 2013 Meeting of the Ohio Classical Conference will be held in Baker University Center Friday-Saturday, Oct. 4-5. Friday’s Vergilian Society luncheon will feature guest speaker Garth Tissol, Professor of Classics at Emory University, whose talk will focus on the exile poetry of Ovid. On Friday night, conference attendees will […]

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September 13, 2013 at 4:09 pmEvents

Science Café, Conversations Kick Off on Sept. 11

Science Café, Conversations Kick Off on Sept. 11

Mark your calendars now for the 2013-14 Science Café and Café Conversation series, which kick off Wednesday, Sept. 11, with a line-up  that includes faculty from four Ohio University colleges, including four professors from Arts & Sciences. Café events are free and open to students, faculty and staff. Both cafés are […]

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September 11, 2013 at 10:20 amEvents

Colloquium: Solid-State Qubit Coupled to a Photonic Crystal, Sept. 12

Colloquium: Solid-State Qubit Coupled to a Photonic Crystal, Sept. 12

The Condensed Matter & Surface Sciences Colloquium Series presents Timothy M. Sweeney of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory on Thursday, Sept. 12, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter Lecture Hall 245. Sweeney will discuss “Cavity Assisted Electron Spin Flip: A Solid-State Qubit Coupled to a Photonic Crystal.” “Optical cavities and waveguides […]

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September 11, 2013 at 9:46 amEvents

Psychology Colloquium: Prefrontal Regulation of Stress Response, Sept. 13

The Psychology Department welcomes Dr. Julian Thayer of Ohio State University to present a colloquium on Friday, Sept. 13, at 11:50 in Porter Hall 102.  Thayer’s talk is on “Prefrontal regulation of the stress response: Implications from a Neurovisceral Integration perspective.”  All are welcome and invited to attend. For more […]

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September 11, 2013 at 9:36 amEvents

Science Café: Are We Just Big Smart Worms? Sept. 11

Science Café: Are We Just Big Smart Worms? Sept. 11

Millions of people use prescription drugs daily to cure their various illnesses, but do they consider the detrimental effects these drugs could pose to their health after years of use? Dr. Janet Duerr, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences, answers this very question in […]

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September 11, 2013 at 8:06 amEvents

Is Truth True? What Makes Human Beings Valuable? Sept. 25

Is Truth True? What Makes Human Beings Valuable? Sept. 25

“Is Truth True? What Makes Human Beings Valuable?” Scott Klusendorf, of the Life Training Institute, will deliver a lecture Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 8 p.m. in Walter 145. A Q&A session follows at 9 p.m. Klusendorf’s lecture seeks to address some of the following questions: “Can one make a statement […]

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September 10, 2013 at 10:03 amEvents

Food for Thought Series: Eat, Drink, Taste, Smell, Sept. 25

Food for Thought Series: Eat, Drink, Taste, Smell, Sept. 25

The Food for Thought faculty speaker series kicks off on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 5 p.m. in Ellis 113 with Dr. Robert Frank, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, talking on “Eat, Drink, Taste, Smell: Cognitive and Perceptual Perspectives on Food Studies.” “In the space of three months, […]

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September 10, 2013 at 8:57 amEvents