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Biological Sciences Helps Freshmen Connect with Support

Biological Sciences Helps Freshmen Connect with Support

Over the last two months, Ohio University’s newest undergraduate Biological Sciences students have taken their first college exams, completed their first laboratory experiments, and submitted their first college-level assignments. For some students, adjustment to college can be challenging. Biological Sciences has several programs to help support new students by providing […]

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October 21, 2017 at 4:32 pmEvents In Class

Food Studies Book Club Reads ‘Cumin, Camels, and Caravans: A Spice Odyssey’

Welcome back to spring semester and a new book for the Food Studies theme Book Club, which will be reading Cumin, Camels, and Caravans: A Spice Odyssey by Gary Paul Nabhan. Abstract: Gary Paul Nabhan takes the reader on a vivid and far-ranging journey across time and space in this […]

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January 20, 2016 at 9:52 pmAnnouncements

Food Studies Book Club | Fresh: A Perishable History, Sept. 10

Food Studies Book Club | Fresh: A Perishable History, Sept. 10

The Food Studies theme Book Club holds its first meeting on Fall 2015 on Thursday, Sept. 10, from 5-6 p.m. in Alden 301U in the third-floor Faculty Commons. The club is reading Fresh: A Perishable History by Susanne Freidberg. (Belknap Harvard, 416pp. ISBN 9780674032910) The book discussion will be divided […]

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September 1, 2015 at 9:45 pmEvents

Jimmy Tong: Four Decades of WISE Guidance

Dr. James Tong

Forty years ago there were very few women students or women faculty members in science and engineering fields at public universities—anywhere. Dr. James Tong, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, decided it was time to correct this stark imbalance. In an era when most young women were not […]

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June 24, 2015 at 1:14 pmNews

A&S Faculty Dominate Women in Science and Engineering Presentations

Wilson Hall

College of Arts & Sciences faculty dominated in presentations for the 2015 Women in Science and Engineering Program at Ohio University. Special thanks go to Dr. James Y. Tong, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry & Biochemistry, for organizing the annual event, held this year on April 9. Dr. Rebecca Barlag, Professor of […]

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April 13, 2015 at 3:31 pmNews

Biological Sciences Honors Thesis Presentations, April 16-25

Biological Sciences students present their honors theses April 16-25. Outstanding College of Arts & Sciences students can earn departmental honors by conducting undergraduate research or projects with faculty mentors, complete with a thesis. Read more about departmental honors. Dr. Janet Duerr is Director of the Biological Sciences Honors Program. Dr. […]

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February 27, 2014 at 5:00 amEvents

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