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Graduate Students Participate in Ohio Latin Americanist Conference

Graduate students at Ohio Latin Americanist Conference

Twenty-five graduate students and faculty members from the Modern Languages Department and the Latin American Studies graduate program participated in the 16th Annual Ohio Latin Americanist Conference on Oct. 21 and 22. Organized by the Center for Latin American Studies at Ohio State University in collaboration with Ohio University, this […]

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November 7, 2017 at 3:05 pmNews

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

1804 Grant Funds New Equipment for Molecular Research

Doctoral student Colin Kruse, Environmental & Plant Biology and Molecular and Cellular Biology, with a Covaris.

Ohio University’s 1804 Fund has provided seven faculty researchers from the Russ College, the College of Arts & Sciences and the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine with a $64,000 grant to purchase two instruments that will facilitate molecular research. The equipment includes the Covaris S220 Focused-ultrasonicator – used to prepare […]

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November 7, 2017 at 12:16 pmResearch

Perez Sheldon Advising on Smithsonian Exhibit on ‘Science and Religion in American History’

Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon

By Kristin Distel Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon, Assistant Professor of Classics & World Religions and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies, is currently serving on an advisory board with the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. She is one of approximately 10 scholars whom the Smithsonian has selected from across the […]

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November 2, 2017 at 6:16 pmResearch

DARPA Hosts Nascent Light-Matter Interactions Proposers Day Webcast, Nov. 28

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Defense Sciences Office is sponsoring a Proposers Day webcast to provide information to potential proposers on the objectives of an anticipated Broad Agency Announcement for the Nascent Light-Matter Interactions program. The Proposers Day will be held via prerecorded webcast on Nov. 28, 2017 […]

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November 2, 2017 at 5:15 pmEvents

Science News Highlights Morris’ Research on Animal ‘Beauty’

Multilineatus mirror image of swordfish

An article headlined “What makes a pretty face? Animals — including people — are innately drawn to beauty, which may be defined by symmetry or health” in Science News for Students highlights work by Dr. Molly R. Morris and colleagues on female mate preference for symmetry in swordtail fishes. Morris […]

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November 1, 2017 at 3:06 pmFaculty in the News In the News

ELIP’s Joseph Lee: Helping Students Become Effective Communicators

Dr. Joseph Lee

By Mary Vandeman Dr. Joseph Lee of Ohio University’s English Language Improvement Program works to help students develop the knowledge, abilities and tools necessary to become autonomous and effective disciplinary communicators. He designs curricula, conducts research, supervises TAs, and teaches graduate-level academic and professional writing and oral communication courses, as […]

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November 1, 2017 at 12:10 pmNews