Archive for August, 2013

Research Funding Opportunities and Workshops Available for Faculty, Staff and Students

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Creativity Activity offers several internal awards programs throughout the year to support the research, scholarship and creative activity of faculty, staff and students. Several workshops will be held Sept. 5 through Nov. 22 this semester to aid prospective applicants with the […]

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August 28, 2013 at 3:21 pmAnnouncements

Athens News: OU Prof Hits on Right Formula for Teaching Chemistry

Photo by Eric Masson

  Dr. Eric Masson, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the College of Arts & Sciences, has seen a 10 to 15 percent increase in grades in organic chemistry since he invented a computer game that works like dominoes. Students use cards with reagents, reactants, reaction conditions, and products […]

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August 28, 2013 at 8:09 amFaculty in the News In Class In the News

Professor William Condee Selected for Fulbright Award in Germany

March 8, 2012 By Kyle Ranally Ohio University Professor of Theater William F. Condee was selected for a Fulbright Specialists project in Germany at the University of Leipzig. Condee was appointed to this program by the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. For […]

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August 27, 2013 at 10:16 amNews

Classics Scholar Appointed Ping Professor of Humanities

Spring 1997 Dr. Thomas Carpenter, a professor of classics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, was named the Charles J. Ping Professor of Humanities in early January. He begins teaching on the Athens campus in September. Carpenter’s research interests focus on Greek religion and the way ancient imagery contributes […]

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August 27, 2013 at 9:57 amNews

William Condee Appointed to Distinguished Teaching Professorship

ATHENS, Ohio (June 19, 2006)—The professors and fellows of the Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities are pleased to announce the appointment of William F. Condee as the J. Richard Hamilton/Baker and Hostetler Professor of Humanities. His appointment will take effect at the beginning of Fall […]

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August 27, 2013 at 9:54 amNews

Nominations open for Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship

(Aug. 27, 2013) The Vice President for Research and Creative Activity is soliciting nominations for the 2013 Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship. The Ohio University Foundation established the new award to recognize current and former faculty members, students and alumni who have demonstrated excellence in innovation, invention, commercialization and […]

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August 27, 2013 at 9:41 amAnnouncements Research

Konneker Fund Supports Programs with Wide Impact, Best Practices in Mind

May 1, 2013 By Kelee Riesbeck Trustees of The Ohio University Foundation approved funding for projects that benefit OHIO faculty and students at the Athens and regional campuses through the Konneker Fund for Learning and Discovery Endowment at their March meeting. Konneker Funds are aimed at supporting projects that have […]

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August 27, 2013 at 9:36 amNews