Archive for July, 2015

Chemistry Student Launches ‘Stop. Think. Science!’ Podcasts

Ian Armstrong

Chemistry doctoral student Ian Armstrong was featured in a story at on “Allegheny grad launches science podcast.” His podcasts are available at In addition they can be found in the iTunes store for free, and downloaded to any iPhone through the Podcasts app. Android requires the user to […]

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July 27, 2015 at 12:32 pmIn the News Students in the News

Osborne Wins Columbia University’s Bancroft Award

Nicholas Osborne

The Department of History is pleased to share the news that Dr. Nicholas Osborne, Visiting Assistant Professor of History at Ohio University, has been awarded the prestigious Bancroft Dissertation Award from Columbia University, his degree-granting institution. The Bancroft Dissertation Award is given annually to the best Columbia University dissertation from any department in the Graduate School of Arts […]

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July 26, 2015 at 8:01 amNews Research

Quitslund Article on Tudor Legacy Published in Renaissance Studies

Dr. Beth Quitslund, Associate Professor of English at Ohio University, published an article called “Afterword: the Tudor legacy” in July. This essay traces the impact of 17th-century changes in political culture, religious aesthetics, and the legal organization of the printing industry on the patterns of use for the Psalms established […]

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July 24, 2015 at 5:02 pmResearch

Psychology Alum One of ‘Three Amazing Women’ Inducted

Ohio University alum Lisa Barnhouse ’73 is one of three 2015 inductees into the Highland County Women’s Hall of Fame, reports the Times Gazette in an article on “Three Amazing Women: HOF inductees honored for contributions to community.” Barnhouse earned a B.A. in Psychology from the College of Arts & […]

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July 24, 2015 at 1:20 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Summer Internship: Counting Plants in the Wetland

By Michael Carson Environmental & Plant Biology internship at Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Reserve, Huron, OH Finally I have started what I came here to do initially, count plants in a wetland. That’s not to say that I haven’t been having a blast in the last 3 weeks, or that […]

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July 22, 2015 at 9:01 pmNews

Houston Quoted on Bernie Sanders, Civil Rights Activism

Dr. Akil Houston

Dr. Akil Houston, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Ohio University, was quoted in an International Business Times article on “Bernie Sanders And Black Lives Matter: 2016 Presidential Candidate Struggles With Topic Of Race Despite History Of Civil Rights Activism.” For perhaps the first time since becoming the wildly […]

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July 22, 2015 at 5:11 pmFaculty in the News In the News

McGinnis Quoted on ‘Rain, Rain…Won’t Go Away’

Nathaniel McGinnis, Geography graduate student and Associate Director of Ohio University’s Scalia Lab for Atmospheric Analysis, was quoted in a July 12 Athens Messenger story on “Rain, rain … won’t go away!“ You’d have to be living under a big soggy rock not to notice the high amount of rainfall […]

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July 21, 2015 at 10:34 pmIn the News Staff in the News