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Science Café Kicks Off with Monica Burdick, Sept. 10

Science Café Kicks Off with Monica Burdick, Sept. 10

The 2014-15 Science Café series kicks off Wednesday, Sept. 10, with a line-up of Ohio University faculty experts from the College of Arts & Sciences, Russ College of Engineering and more. Both cafés are venues for students to share their interests informally during a conversation exchange in a friendly setting. The […]

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August 19, 2014 at 12:06 pmEvents

Science Café: Modern Drug Discovery, March 19

Science Café: Modern Drug Discovery, March 19

Science Café presents Dr. Mark McMills on “Modern Drug Discovery” on Wednesday, March 19, at 5 p.m. in Baker Center Front Room. Have an ache, pain, or illness? Call or visit your doctor and have them fill a prescription. That’s how it works–better living through chemistry, right? People rarely take […]

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February 27, 2014 at 2:00 pmEvents

Café Conversations: The Power of Humor in Organizations, March 26

Café Conversations: The Power of Humor in Organizations, March 26

Café Conversations presents Dr. Roger Cooper, Media Arts and Studies, on Wednesday, March 26, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. Ringing phones, clicking keyboards and a boss dictating “to-do” lists—the typical sounds of a work environment. Chuckles, jokes and a hissing laughter—what Cooper believes a work environment […]

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February 27, 2014 at 10:30 amEvents

Science Café: Detecting Deception, April 2

Science Café: Detecting Deception, April 2

Science Café presents Dr. Julie Suhr on “Detecting Deception” at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. “Now you see it, now you don’t” are lines frequently used by magicians when making a white rabbit disappear into thin air. The audience stares in bewilderment. This kind of deception, along […]

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February 27, 2014 at 7:00 amEvents

Be on the Lookout: Amphibians Crossing the Road

Be on the Lookout: Amphibians Crossing the Road

“We timed this just perfectly. Do you know what’s going to happen tomorrow? Do you know what’s happening today?” asked Dr. Scott Moody at the Feb. 19 Science Café as temperatures rose outside. “All those frogs and salamanders are just sticking their noses out. They are sensing the increasing temperature. […]

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February 20, 2014 at 11:49 amNews

Science Café: Grounded by Gravity, Jan. 22

Science Café: Grounded by Gravity, Jan. 22

Dr. Sarah Wyatt, Professor of Environmental and Plant Biology, explores gravity—through the perspective of plants—in a Science Café on Jan. 22 at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. Gravity is responsible for keeping life on Earth grounded, literally, and with the advent of space travel we now have […]

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January 20, 2014 at 9:24 amEvents

Science Café: Nanoscience: Playing Soccer with Atoms and Molecules, Feb. 5

Science Café:  Nanoscience: Playing Soccer with Atoms and Molecules, Feb. 5

Science Café presents Dr. Saw-Wai Hla on “Nanoscience: Playing Soccer with Atoms and Molecules” on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. Hla, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, “kicks” around atoms and molecules every day.His research focuses on individual atoms and how we can manipulate […]

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January 2, 2014 at 11:03 pmEvents