Archive for November, 2015

OHIO Toxicology is No. 1 on National Forensic Test

Dr. Jules Guei  and Forensic Chemistry students.

Ohio University’s forensic chemistry students are now No. 1 in the nation—with the top toxicology score on the recent Forensic Science Assessment Test administered by the American Board of Criminalistics. It’s a dramatic jump that helped take OHIO’s forensic science undergrad program from one of the lowest scores to a […]

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November 23, 2015 at 12:43 pmNews

Fredette in Washington Post | Islamic State’s Attacks on Paris Were Attacks on Muslims, Too

Dr. Jennifer Fredette

“The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for Friday’s attacks in Paris. It also claims responsibility for bombing a Russian plane in Egypt, which killed more than 220 people, and twin bombings in Beirut, which killed at least 40 and wounded more than 200 others,” writes says Dr. Jennifer Fredette, Assistant Professor […]

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November 20, 2015 at 3:46 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Malinski Receives Major Gift for Down Syndrome Research

Dr. Tadeusz Malinski

By Collin Arocho A private donor’s passion to support research that may improve the daily lives of those who suffer from Down syndrome led to a major gift for one of Ohio University’s premiere scholars and researchers in the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department. Marvin and Ann Dilley White Chair and […]

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November 19, 2015 at 5:06 pmNews Research

War & Peace | Li and Hill Talk about South China Sea Conflict

Dr. Jieli Li talks at a War and Peace theme event.

By Nikki Rodriguez Two Arts & Sciences professors kicked off the War and Peace theme this fall with a discussion on “Brief Thoughts About China” in September. Students “all need to understand what is going on in the world, especially in those so called flash-point regions … so you can […]

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November 19, 2015 at 12:07 pmNews

Text Appeal | Fire to iPhone Holds First TEDx Event

Text Appeal | Fire to iPhone Holds First TEDx Event

Ohio University’s Fire to iPhone theme kicked off its new TEDx series in October with an interactive event called Text Appeal. TED aims to be a platform for thinkers so that people around the world can better understand big issues. The Oct. 15 event, sponsored by Fire to iPhone took […]

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November 17, 2015 at 4:46 pmNews

Biology Alum Leads Copper Firm’s Health, Environment and Sustainable Development Program

Ohio University alum Carrie Claytor has been chosen to lead Copper Development Association’s Health, Environment and Sustainable Development program, reports The Copper Development Association Inc. is the market development, engineering and information services arm of the copper industry, chartered to enhance and expand markets for copper and its alloys in North America. […]

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November 17, 2015 at 11:18 amAlumni in the News In the News

Veteran Alum Joins Cleveland Firm as Bankruptcy Attorney

Jason K. Wright

Ohio University alum, attorney and veteran Jason K. Wright joins Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA (WWR), a creditors’ rights firm now in its 85th year of client service, in its its Brooklyn Heights, OH, office, reports Wright, who earned a B.A. in Political Science from the College of Arts & Sciences, recently returned from […]

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November 17, 2015 at 11:08 amAlumni In the News