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Psychology Student Gets Fellowship for Dissertation Research, Presents in Belgium on ADHD

Nora Bunford

Psychology Ph.D. student  Nora Bunford was chosen to receive the 2013 American Psychological Foundation Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship, which will provide $25,000 to support her dissertation research. Bunford is pursing a Ph.D. in Clinical Child Psychology. She’s also headed to Belgium in June for two poster presentations. “The […]

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May 14, 2013 at 8:40 pmNews

‘How Do You Find a Cave You Can’t See?’

‘How Do You Find a Cave You Can’t See?’

How do you find a cave you can’t see? How do you stop a potential landslide? Ohio University students found a way. “Ever wish you could go somewhere truly unexplored?” asks Neha Gupta, a Geological Studies graduate student who produced Hunting Cave Blowholes with an Infrared Camera. “Finding unexplored cave […]

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May 8, 2013 at 10:52 pmNews

Awards Will Help A&S Students Pursue Research Projects

Eleven of the 21 students receiving 2013 Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards are studying College of Arts & Sciences majors or working with A&S faculty. The students received  funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work. The Student Enhancement Awards are funded by the Office of the Vice President […]

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May 6, 2013 at 6:06 pmResearch

Scanlan Presents on Fracking at Sociological Association Meeting

Scanlan Presents on Fracking at Sociological Association Meeting

Dr. Stephen J. Scanlan, Associate Professor of Sociology, presented “Framing Fracking: Resource Extraction, Economic Development, and Greenwashing” in a session on environmental sociology focused on fracking at the North Central Sociological Association 2013 annual meeting April 4-7 in Indianapolis. This paper examines the framing mechanisms of the U.S. gas industry […]

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May 6, 2013 at 4:06 pmResearch

Dean’s Scratch-and-Sniff NIH Test Helps Patients, Researchers

Dean Robert Frank and Dr. Nancy Tatarek share a common interest in bones. On visiting Tatarek's forensic anthropology lab, Frank discovered that they both have skull casts that were surgically perforated, or trephined, about 400 years ago.

Dean Robert Frank and Dr. Nancy Tatarek share a common interest in bones. On visiting Tatarek’s forensic anthropology lab, Frank discovered that they both have skull casts that were surgically perforated, or trephined, about 400 years ago. Imagine the following circumstances. You are taking a new drug developed to minimize […]

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May 5, 2013 at 4:06 pmNews Research

Eastern Forests Are on the Move—Here Come the Maples

Eastern Forests Are on the Move—Here Come the Maples

Earth Day Quiz: Eastern Deciduous Forest (True/False) Forest cover is at the lowest level since European settlement. Native Americans and Smokey the Bear both tried to keep forest fires from starting. Forests are changing because of drought conditions caused by climate change. Passenger pigeons may have been helpful to oak […]

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May 5, 2013 at 4:06 pmResearch

Half of Research Committee Spring Awards Go to A&S Faculty

Half of the faculty projects selected by the Ohio University Research Committee  for funding during its spring 2013 cycle are from the College of Arts & Sciences. In total, the committee awarded $62,832 to eight projects on topics such as identifying the genetic traits of individuals with social anxiety disorder […]

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May 4, 2013 at 9:51 pmResearch