Archive for November, 2015

Biology Junior Says Don’t Be Scared To Change

Aerial Boggs, Arts & Sciences student ambassador

By Alicia Hopkins ’18 eNEWS Editor A&S Spotlight features Aerial Boggs, a Marine and Wildlife Biology and Anthropology, major, and a College of Arts & Sciences Student Ambassador. If you could tell your pre-OHIO self one thing, what would it be? Don’t be scared to change; it’s going to happen. […]

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November 9, 2015 at 11:53 pmNews

16 Alumni Share Insights with Students at Pre-Law Days

16 alumni panelists at Pre-Law Day 2015, plus alum and pre-law adviser Larry Hayman.

Sixteen alumni returned to Ohio University to share their knowledge and expertise with current students interested in law at Ohio University’s 2015 Pre-Law Days on Nov. 5 and 6. Ohio Supreme Court Justice and alum William O’Neill ’69 kicked off the Pre-Law Days with a keynote on Nov. 5. The […]

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November 9, 2015 at 9:03 pmAlumni News

Transfer Tips for a Smooth Registration Process

Kristi Conrad

By Kristi Conrad Academic Advisor and Transfer Specialist for the College of Arts & Sciences It is registration season! It can be very exciting to plan out classes for the next semester and get that much closer to earning your degree. At Ohio University, in order to schedule, you must […]

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November 9, 2015 at 2:20 pmNews

Advising Tip | Consider Personal Preferences When Scheduling Classes

Advising Tip | Consider Personal Preferences When Scheduling Classes

By Sara Berens Academic Advisor and Retention Specialist for the College of Arts & Sciences As you’re putting those finishing touches on your Spring Semester schedule, consider your personality. Hate waking up early? Try to schedule classes later in the day. Have a tendency to procrastinate? Schedule an hour between […]

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November 9, 2015 at 2:14 pmNews

Dutcher Authors ‘Strive to be First or Avoid Being Last’

Dr. Glenn Dutcher

Dr. Glenn Dutcher, Assistant Professor of Economics at Ohio University, published “Strive to be first or avoid being last: An experiment on relative performance incentives” in the Nov. 15 issue of Games and Economics Behavior. People regularly compete with others. For instance, within a firm, only the best employee will get […]

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November 6, 2015 at 1:47 pmResearch

‘Graduating Junior’ Is Headed to Grad School a Year Early

Miyah Grant

By Juliana Scheiderer ’16 Child Psychology major Miyah Grant is focused on the future. By taking advantage of dual enrollment courses in high school, she got a head start on her coursework and is graduating from OHIO in just three years. “It’s like I’m a graduating junior, “ she says. […]

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November 5, 2015 at 4:32 pmNews

Rosenthal Co-Authors Rapid Purging of Genetic Load in Metapopulation, Consequences for Range Expansion in Invasive Plant

Dr. David Rosenthal

Dr. David M. Rosenthal, Assistant Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, co-authored “Rapid purging of genetic load in a metapopulation and consequences for range expansion in an invasive plant” in Biological Invasions. Co-authors from Portland State University are Gina L. Marchini, Nena Cole Sherlock, Alisa P. Ramakrishnan, Mitchell B. Cruzan. […]

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November 4, 2015 at 12:21 pmResearch