Archive for August, 2015

Leipzig, OHIO Faculty & Students Meet to Discuss Bioanalytic Advances

Dr. Ralf Hoffman from University of Leipzig discusses advances in drug discovery at the Leipzig-OHIO Bioanalytics Lecture Series.

This week faculty and students from OHIO and the University of Leipzig, Germany have been meeting to discuss the latest advances in bioanalytic techniques and their application to drug discovery. The week-long series of lectures and discussions is part of the Chemistry & Biochemistry at the Materials Interface (CBMI) research […]

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August 26, 2015 at 8:43 pmNews

NQPI Hosts International Conference in Mexico

Sergio Ulloa poses with Nancy Sandler and recent graduate students in Cancun.

By Samantha Peko The International Workshop on Spintronics and Related Quantum Phenomena (S-60) was held in Cancun, Mexico, from Aug. 7 to 8. The Conference was the brainchild of Ohio University Professor Dr. Saw-Wai Hla, who wanted to honor the 60th birthday of fellow Physics professor Dr. Sergio E. Ulloa. […]

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August 24, 2015 at 10:52 amNews

Dip In with New 1-Credit Themes in Action Courses

Dip In with New 1-Credit Themes in Action Courses

Students looking for a 1-credit course this semester can dip into one of the university’s themes with a CAS 1300x Themes in Action course. Choose from five different sections—each focused on a different curricular theme—and get involved in activities and events around sustainability, local food, justice and social change, wealth […]

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August 24, 2015 at 8:30 amNews

Ryors Annex Demolished; New Anatomy Lab in Central Classroom

Irvine Hall during demolition of the Ryors Annex.

The Biological Sciences Department announces that the long-awaited demolition of Irvine and Ryors annexes was completed over the summer. Although the buildings had been heavily used for anatomy and physiology instruction since they were built in the 1990s, few tears were shed at their demise. “The department is really excited […]

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August 23, 2015 at 6:36 pmNews

Holcomb Gets NEH Grant for Institute on African American Fiction Author

Dr. Gary Edward Holcomb

By Chris Caldwell Dr. Gary Holcomb, Professor of African American Studies, working in concert with faculty from around the nation, has secured a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant totaling nearly $200,000. The grant was issued on July 28, 2015. In total the NEH issued $36.6 million dollars to […]

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August 23, 2015 at 5:37 pmNews

Nominations Sought for Excellence in Global Engagement Awards

The International Education Week Committee at Ohio University is soliciting nominations for three Awards for Excellence in Global Engagement. The awards recognize faculty, staff, and alumni for their outstanding contributions to international education, global competency, cultural understanding and/or international programs at Ohio University or in their fields or disciplines. The […]

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August 23, 2015 at 5:25 pmAnnouncements

Sociology Alum Publishes Book on ‘Unseen Politics of Public Housing’

Dr. Tiffany Gayle Chenault

Ohio University alum Dr. Tiffany Gayle Chenault has published her first book, The Unseen Politics of Public Housing: Resident Councils, Communities, and Change. Chenault earned a BA in Sociology-Pre-Law with a minor in African-American Studies in 1996 from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. She is Associate […]

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August 23, 2015 at 5:10 pmAlumni