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Science Café Lineup Announced for 2016-17

Science Café Lineup Announced for 2016-17

The 2016-17 lineup for Ohio University’s Science Café kicks off Sept. 7 with Dr. Daniel Phillps from physics and includes speakers from engineering, psychology, biology, math and more. Events are held on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in the Front Room at Baker University Center. They are free and open to students, faculty […]

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June 1, 2016 at 7:00 amEvents

Café Conversation | Ancient Texts in a Modern Age: The Promise and Perils of Digital Scholarship, March 9

Dr. Joshua Sosin

Café Conversations presents Dr. Joshua Sosin on “Ancient Texts in a Modern Age: The Promise and Perils of Digital Scholarship” at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, in the Baker Center Front Room. Papyri on the Internet? It seems like a strange match of communication tools, but it could revolutionize our understanding of Roman Society […]

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March 1, 2016 at 9:50 pmEvents

Science Café | The Rise of the Superbugs, March 16

Ronan Carroll, assistant professor of biological sciences. Photo credit: Emily Mueting/Ohio University.

Science Café presents Dr. Ronan Carroll on “The Rise of the Superbugs,” on Wednesday, March 16, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. About 12,000 people die every year in the United States from infections caused by MRSA, which is an antibiotic-resistant form of the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus. […]

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March 1, 2016 at 8:15 pmEvents

Science Café | Virtual Reality in Rehabilitation, March 23

Dr. James Thomas

Science Café presents Dr. James Thomas on “Virtual Reality in Rehabilitation” on Wednesday, March 23, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. Virtual reality takes gamers into new worlds, immersing them both visually and audibly. But virtual reality isn’t just for gamers. This technology, which has been used for […]

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March 1, 2016 at 6:30 pmEvents

Science Café | The Mining Legacy of Southeast Ohio, Feb. 3

Natalie Kruse Daniels

Science Café presents Natalie Kruse Daniels on  “The Mining Legacy of Southeast Ohio: Learning from Past Mistakes,” on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. Natalie Kruse Daniels, an Ohio University associate professor of environmental studies, explains that when we mine coal, we expose minerals that […]

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February 1, 2016 at 11:30 pmEvents

Café Conversation | The U.S. Civil War and Global Crisis: Then and Now, Feb. 24

Dr. Brian Schoen. Photo courtesy of the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission

Café Conversation presents Dr. Brian Schoen, Associate Professor of History, discussing “The U.S. Civil War and Global Crisis: Then and Now,” on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. “It’s a century in which you have millions of people moving for the first time, a […]

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February 1, 2016 at 6:15 pmEvents

Science Café | Spread of Contagions: Diseases, Rumors and Mathematical Models, Jan. 20

Winfried Just. Photo credit: Emily Mueting/Ohio University.

Science Café presents Dr. Winfried Just on “Spread of Contagions:  Diseases, Rumors and Mathematical Models” on Wednesday, Jan. 20, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. Imagine the scenario: An infectious disease outbreak has been reported. Epidemiologists furiously search for patient zero (the first infected person) and track […]

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January 20, 2016 at 5:16 pmEvents