Archive for September, 2014

Farm and Dairy Quotes McCarthy on Chestnut’s Chances

A Farm and Dairy article on “American chestnut on the comeback trail” quotes Dr. Brian McCarthy, Professor of Forest Ecology and Associate Dean for Faculty, Graduate Studies and Research in the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. Dr. Brian C. McCarthy, an environmental and plant biology professor at […]

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September 19, 2014 at 11:16 amFaculty in the News In the News

Students Gather at Athena for Discussion about Ferguson

Dr. Debra Thompson at Ferguson Forum

By Erica King Ohio University students filled the Athena theater on Thursday, Sept. 11, to hear faculty members from the Center for Law, Justice and Culture talk about recent events in Ferguson, MO. Dr. Patricia Gunn, Associate Professor of African American Studies; Dr. Kelly Faust, Assistant Professor of Sociology-Criminology; and […]

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September 18, 2014 at 4:00 pmNews

Introduction to Sustainability Course Begins Spring 2015

Introduction to Sustainability Course Begins Spring 2015

The Sustainability Studies theme is offering a new course—CAS 1415: Introduction to Sustainability—in Spring 2015. This multidisciplinary course introduces students to sustainability concepts, issues, and trends from the local to the global levels. Students will investigate the interrelationships between biophysical limits, human welfare, and social justice by analyzing several major […]

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September 17, 2014 at 11:35 pmNews

History & Political Science Alum Speaks at Civil War Roundtable

The Zanesville Times Recorder reports that Ohio University alum Robert W. Sidwell “will discuss the Cheat Mountain Campaign of September 1861 in western Virginia, the first offensive movement of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee,” at the Sept. 22 meeting of the Zanesville Civil War Roundtable. Sidwell is a native of […]

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September 17, 2014 at 10:12 pmAlumni In the News

Workshops: How to Access 1804 Fund, Konneker Fund, Sept. 23 & 24

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity is offering workshops on the 1804 Fund and Konneker Fund for Learning and Discovery on Tuesday, Sept. 23, from 1 to 2 p.m. and Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 9 to 10 a.m. at Alden Library 301. Light refreshments are […]

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September 17, 2014 at 9:10 pmAnnouncements

Mengliang Zhang Receives Thomas Hirschfeld Award

Mengliang Zhang

Chemistry doctoral student Mengliang Zhang received the 2014 Thomas Hirschfeld Award. These awards recognize the most outstanding papers submitted to the SCIX (Great Scientific Exchange) 2014 conference by a graduate student. Recipients, who must be a graduate student at the time of application, will receive economy travel to the meeting, […]

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September 17, 2014 at 8:42 pmNews Research

Chemistry Alum Named Society for Applied Spectroscopy Fellow

Ohio University alum James Rydzak ‘78M.S.will be named a Society for Applied Spectroscopy Fellow at the SCIX 2014 national meeting for the Society for Applied Spectroscopy. The award recognizes individual members for their outstanding service to the field of spectroscopy. Jim is a Senior Investigator who was responsible for the formation […]

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September 17, 2014 at 8:40 pmAlumni