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AAUW Athens Branch Hosts Dynamic Math and Science Program for Girls, May 13

Shifra Narasimhan, left and Abigail Tadlock learn to build a simple circuit during the Tech Savvy workshop at Ohio University May 17, 2014. The event exposes girls from sixth through ninth grade to thee field of science, technology, engineering and math. Photo by Ohio University / Jonathan Adams

Although women hold close to half of all jobs in the U.S. economy, they hold less than 25 percent of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) jobs. The Athens Branch is one of 23 AAUW National Tech Savvy sites working to improve those numbers. The Athens branch hosts an AAUW […]

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May 1, 2017 at 9:00 pmEvents

Plant Biology Colloquium | 200 Years of Changes in the Vegetation of Northeast Ohio, April 7

Dr. Kathryn Flinn

The Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Kathryn Flinn on “200 years of changes in the vegetation of northeast Ohio” on Friday, April 7, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter Hall 104. Flinn is an Assistant Professor in the Biology and Geology Department at Baldwin Wallace University. Abstract: To ensure that ecological […]

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April 2, 2017 at 2:03 amEvents

Ping Teacher Workshop | Tolkien’s Middle Ages, April 1

Ping Teacher Workshop | Tolkien’s Middle Ages, April 1

The Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities presents a free one-day workshop for secondary teachers on Tolkien’s Middle Ages with Kate Hurley on Saturday, April 1, at Ohio University. Registration deadline: Thursday, March 23. To register, please email your name, home address, email address, and school […]

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April 1, 2017 at 11:45 pmEvents

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Seminar | Genomics of Human Resistance to HIV, April 3

Dr. Patrick Shea

The Biological Sciences & Biomedical Sciences Research Seminar Series welcomes Patrick Shea, Ph.D., discussing “The Genomics of Human Resistance to HIV” on Monday, April 3, at 4 in Hall 159 . Shea is a Research Scientist with the Columbia University Institute for Genomic Medicine. He received his Ph.D. in human […]

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April 1, 2017 at 11:30 pmEvents

Chemistry Colloquium | Chemistry in a Capsule: Controlling Excited State Processes Through Confinement and Weak Interactions, April 3

Dr. V. Ramamurthy

Ohio University’s Chemistry and Biochemistry Colloquium Series presents Dr. V. Ramamurthy on Monday, April 3, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Laboratories 194. Ramamurthy is Professaor and Chair Organic Chemistry at the University of Miami, Miami, Florida. Abstract: Host-guest chemistry has witnessed a renaissance under the name “supramolecular chemistry” since the […]

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April 1, 2017 at 11:30 pmEvents

Mathematical Biology Seminar | Why Are Biological Systems So Messy and How Can Mathematicians Cope? April 4

Dr. Winfried Just

Dr. Winfried Just presents“Why are biological systems so messy and how can mathematicians cope?” as part of the Mathematical Biology Seminar on Tuesday, April 4, at 3:05 p.m. in Morton 226. Abstract: This is a leaked transcript of a conversation about biological systems, challenges for mathematical modeling of them, and […]

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April 1, 2017 at 11:15 pmEvents

NEUROLUNCH | Mixed-mode Synchronization Between Two Inhibitory Neurons with Post-inhibitory Rebound, April 4

NEUROLUNCH meets Tuesday April 4, at noon in 201 LSB (Life Sciences Building). Ryan Ellison will discuss “Mixed-mode synchronization between two inhibitory neurons with post-inhibitory rebound.” Abstract: This study investigates the role of post-inhibitory rebound (PIR), via a low-threshold calcium activated current, as a coupling mechanism of model neurons in […]

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April 1, 2017 at 11:15 pmEvents