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Top 10: A Tiny Violet, Stumbled Upon in the Andes

Top 10: A Tiny Violet, Stumbled Upon in the Andes

High in the towering Andes Mountains of Peru, Professor Hugh Iltis was on his hands and knees looking for the haze filter that had fallen off his camera. Like Gulliver amid the Lilliputians, he stared at a miniaturized world through his hand lens. The year was 1962. The tiny plant […]

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June 18, 2013 at 11:14 amNews Research

Two World Religion Students Get Weckman Prizes

Two World Religion Students Get Weckman Prizes

By Jennifer (Shutt) Bowie In 1968, Dr. George Weckman became an assistant professor in Ohio University’s Department of Philosophy. This spring semester, some 45 years later, two undergraduate students were recognized with special prizes that honors Weckman’s years of teaching in the College of Arts & Sciences. Weckman was instrumental […]

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June 18, 2013 at 10:01 amNews

Medicine in the Negev; Air Raids in Be’er Sheva

Medicine in the Negev; Air Raids in Be’er Sheva

On his way to medical school, Devin Patchell ’09 took a global path—to the Negev Desert of southern Israel. One family at a time, he is helping Bedouins and nomadic people with little access to medical care establish a multi-generational shift toward preventive health care based on their unique needs. […]

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June 11, 2013 at 3:41 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Tao Probes New Studies in Ancient Language—Chinese

Tao Probes New Studies in Ancient Language—Chinese

Chinese is the most commonly used language in the world, with historical evidence tracing back to the Shang Dynasty (1600-1100 BC). With more and more people learning Chinese in an era of globalization, Dr. Liang Tao‘s research shows that there is still much to discover about this ancient language and how […]

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June 6, 2013 at 12:00 pmResearch

Hawkins Shares Passion for Science, Prepares for Cambridge

Photo by Rob Hardin

By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy What happens to stars at the galactic center of the universe? Just how many planets exist in the Milky Way? How do stars behave around black holes? These are the kinds of questions astrophysics major Keith Hawkins pondered as he prepared to graduate from […]

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June 5, 2013 at 7:18 pmNews

Student Helps Japanese Students Translate Environmental Project, Takes Second

Student Helps Japanese Students Translate Environmental Project, Takes Second

  Ohio University’s Amanda Tragert ’14 was at the microphone, making the presentation that she had translated on behalf of the  environmental studies group. Tragert and her group took second place at the research symposium at Chubu University in Japan. “I’ve been helping out an environmental studies group on campus […]

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May 29, 2013 at 12:50 pmNews

Economics Alum ‘Gives the Gift of a Happy Childhood’

Economics Alum ‘Gives the Gift of a Happy Childhood’

“Srivyal Vuyyuri was 28 when he returned from Ohio University with a degree in M.A. Economics. He could have had the stereotypical life of comfort, but he went ahead and took the responsibility of educating many underprivileged children instead.” Writer Kanchan Agarwal describes Vuyyuri as the man behind Sphoorti, an organization […]

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May 29, 2013 at 12:46 pmAlumni