Post Tagged with: "Damian Nance"

Paper Covers Nance on Cornish Influence on North Carolina Mining

Dr. R. Damian Nance

Dr. Damian Nance, Distinguished Professor of Geological Sciences, gave an hour-long presentation in Salisbury, NC, in early November that made the Salisbury Post in a story headlined ‘Cornish Cousins’ follow their rich mining heritage to Rowan, Cabarrus counties. Nance, a native of Cornwall in the United Kingdom, had been invited […]

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November 7, 2017 at 3:00 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Notable Alumni | Geology Alum Smiles as Daughter Follows Footsteps

Mitchell Brourman

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences launches the Notable Alumni Awards, honoring 37 Notable Alumni in 2017 for broad accomplishments in their careers, a commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University, the College of Arts & Sciences, and its students. Mitchell Brourman ’94 M.S. Geology […]

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October 25, 2017 at 4:57 pmAlumni News

Jellison Named Top Faculty Newsmaker, 14 A&S Faculty Recognized

President M. Duane Nellis and Chief Marketing Officer Renea Morris pose for a photo with this year’s top OHIO faculty newsmakers, Dr. Katherine Jellison, who was featured in 1,031 media reports in calendar year 2016.

From Compass Photos by Ben Siegel Quoted in media around the world during and after the presidential election, Dr. Katherine Jellison was named Ohio University’s top faculty newsmaker of 2016. A professor of history, chair of the Department of History and a three-time Keystroke Catalyst Award winner, Jellison is a […]

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October 17, 2017 at 9:11 amNews

Nance Incorporating Paddle Boat Engine into Investigations of Mining Technology

Dr. Damian Nance

Dr. Damian Nance, Distinguished Professor of Geological Sciences, was given a personal tour of a unique steam engine in San Francisco by the National Park Service this summer as part of a Baker Award project on the use of steam in 19th century mining technology. Moored at Hyde Street Pier […]

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October 2, 2017 at 4:30 pmResearch

Nance Presents Interpretation of Ophiolite Complexes: A Tweeter in Woofer’s Clothing?

Dr. Damian Nance

Dr. Damian Nance, Distinguished Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, presents at talk on “Interpretation of Ophiolite Complexes: A Tweeter in Woofer’s Clothing?” at the Geological Society of America annual meeting Nov. 1-4 in Baltimore. His co-presenters are Brendan Murphy, John Waldron. Abstract: Typically, the oldest crystallization age obtained from supra-subduction zone […]

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October 30, 2015 at 3:58 pmResearch

Nance Presents ‘Genesis of the Supercontinent Cycle’

Dr. R. Damian Nance

Dr. Damian Nance presented “Genesis of the Supercontinent Cycle” in October at the Geological Society of America’s annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia. Nance is Distinguished Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University. His co-author was Brendan Murphy of the Department of Earth Sciences at St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, […]

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November 4, 2014 at 8:54 pmResearch

Giza, Great Wall…& the Engines that Drove Cornish Mining

Giza, Great Wall…& the Engines that Drove Cornish Mining

October 2014 Geological Sciences Newsletter Dr. R. Damian Nance grew up in the seaside town of St. Ives, Cornwall, U.K., fascinated by the mines and ruins that harkened to a century past when Cornwall provided the world with tin, copper and other riches. At the center of Cornwall’s success—and the […]

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October 13, 2014 at 2:32 pmResearch