Archive for April, 2016

Chronicle of Higher Education Quotes Bikowski on Helping Foreign Graduate Students

Dr. Dawn Bikowski

Dr. Dawn Bikowski, Director of the English Language Improvement Program (ELIP) in the Linguistics Department at Ohio University, was quoted in an April 24 Chronicle of Higher Education article on “How colleges help foreign grad students with teaching.” The article is also available at University World News. “For colleges, the […]

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April 30, 2016 at 7:42 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Morris Study Finds New Method to Identify Asymmetrical Fingerprints Can Forecast Risk for Diabetes

Dr. Molly Morris

The same technology used by forensic investigators to capture fingerprints also can help doctors predict whether patients might be at risk for developing diabetes, a new study published in the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. A team of scientists and clinicians led by Dr. Molly Morris, Professor of Biological […]

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April 30, 2016 at 7:10 pmResearch

Gonzalez-Vallejo’s Research Finds Existing Cereal Labels More Effective than Proposed FDA Changes

Dr. Claudia Gonzalez-Vallejo

  Dr. Claudia Gonzalez-Vallejo, Associate Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, published an article on “Evaluation of breakfast cereals with the current nutrition facts panel (NFP) and the Food and Drug Administration’s NFP proposal” in the journal Public Health Nutrition in April. Her co-author was Ohio University alum Bethany Lavins, […]

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April 30, 2016 at 6:26 pmUncategorized

Psychology-Sociology Alum Was Entrepreneur in Mansfield

Donnell Haynes

Ohio University alum Donnell Haynes ’78 passed away on April 26, reports the Richland Source. Donnell H. “Hap” Haynes Sr., 74, passed this life on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 in Ohio Health MedCentral Mansfield Hospital after an extended illness. Mr. Haynes was born on Saturday, April 4, 1942 to Leonard […]

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April 30, 2016 at 4:41 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Inside Higher Ed Interviews Lee on New Book ‘Class and Campus Life’

Inside Higher Ed Interviews Lee on New Book ‘Class and Campus Life’

Dr. Elizabeth Lee, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, recently discussed her “new book about class inequality at an elite university” with Inside Higher Ed’s Josh Logue in an article on “Class and Campus Life.” “Campus protests have triggered wide-ranging discussion and debate about race. And, because some of […]

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April 30, 2016 at 4:07 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

Political Science Alum Retires After 41 Years of Community Action

Ohio University alum Chuck Lorenz ’74M is retiring after 41 years at HARCATUS, a community action organization based in Dennision, OH, reports the Times Reporter. Lorenz earned a master’s in government, a Political Science degree from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. Looking back on 41 years […]

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April 30, 2016 at 2:52 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Profit and Unrealistic Data Drive Wildlife Management, Researchers Find

Brown bear, photo by Despinel Dragomir

Romanian wildlife management authorities determine annual hunting quotas based on ambiguous data, and these decisions might be influenced by the profitability of the hunt, according to new research from an international team of scientists including Dr. Viorel Popescu, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. The team also includes […]

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April 29, 2016 at 3:27 pmResearch