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History Alumni Publishes in New York Times, Teaches History at Community College

Ohio University alum Gerald Goodwin ’14Ph.D. recently published “Black and White in Vietnam” in the New York Times. The opinion piece draws on his ongoing research, part of which was completed as his 2014 doctoral dissertation, “Race in the Crucible of War: African American Soldiers and Race Relations in the […]

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September 12, 2017 at 10:26 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alicke in Psychology Today | Heroes, Statues, and Moral Standards

Dr, Mark Alicke

Dr. Mark Alicke, Professor of Psychology, authored a column on “Heroes, Statues, and Moral Standards: Judging people by the norms of their time is more complicated than it may seem” Aug. 22 in Psychology Today. His blog posts to Psychology Today are headed “Why We Blame.” I received my Ph.D. […]

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September 11, 2017 at 2:25 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes: Seven Challenges Facing Higher Education

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, authored an article in Forbes headlined “Seven Challenges Facing Higher Education.” For more than 15 years, I have redirected my academic career away from economic history, labor economics, and public […]

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August 30, 2017 at 9:09 amFaculty in the News In the News Research

History Alum Called ‘Perfect Person to Help Put Us on Map for Reducing Poverty’

Vashti Rutledge

“Here’s why she’s the perfect person to help put us on the map for reducing poverty,” says the headline on a column by Lucy May at WCPO Cincinnati. May is writing about Ohio University alum Vashti Rutledge ’00. Rutledge earned a B.A. in History from the College of Arts & […]

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August 15, 2017 at 7:03 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Real Clear Politics Quotes Jellison on ‘Melania Trump Inching Toward Spotlight’

Dr. Katherine Jellison

Real Clear Politics quoted Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor and Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Melania Trump Inching Toward Spotlight.” Since her move to Washington in June, the first lady has slowly become more involved in her husband’s administration, but it has been done on her […]

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August 15, 2017 at 6:33 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Sky News: Scientists Recreate the Nuclear Fusion Reactions Found Inside Stars

Despite staggering differences in mass and scale -- the sun (left) is approximately 10^38 times more massive and 10^13 times larger -- NIF implosions (right) are being used to recreate the conditions found in the deep interiors of stars so that they may be better understood.

“Scientists recreate the nuclear fusion reactions found inside stars: Powerful lasers are used to create the high temperatures and pressures found inside stars 40 times more massive than the Sun,” reports Sky News about research co-authored by Dr. Carl Brune, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University. Scientists have, […]

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August 9, 2017 at 2:16 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Dispatch Reviews Wanczyk’s Book on Baseball for the Blind

Dr. David Wanczyk

Joe Blundo of the Columbus Dispatch reviews a new book on beep baseball by Ohio University alum and English faculty member Dr. David Wanczyk. Wanczyk authored the first book about blind baseball, Beep: Inside the Unseen World of Baseball for the Blind (Ohio University Press, 224 pages, due Oct. 15). […]

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August 8, 2017 at 9:45 amFaculty in the News In the News