Archive for April, 2016

Plant Biology Grad Student Awarded Graduate College Fellowship

Nicholas Tomeok monitors the health of soybean plants, his research subjects for several studies, as they grow in environmentally controlled chambers.

By Sydney Dawes PACE Writer Environmental & Plant Biology Nicholas Tomeo, a Ph.D. student in Environmental & Plant Biology, was awarded a Graduate College Fellowship for the 2016-17 academic year. Ohio University awards four named fellowships each year university wide. The Graduate College Fellowship is a stipend and tuition waiver […]

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April 25, 2016 at 2:32 pmResearch

Herald: Biology Alum Heads to Venezuela to Study Parrot Communication

Ohio University alum Tatiana Dolgushina ’12 “wants to tackle a question that, up until now, has not been clearly answered,” writes Frank Garza in the Brownsville Herald. Dolgushina, now a graduate student at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, earned a B.S. in Wildlife and Conservation Biology from the […]

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April 25, 2016 at 12:01 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

History’s Shadis Receives Fulbright for Research in Portugal

Dr. Miriam Shadis

Dr. Miriam Shadis, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, recently received a Fulbright Scholar Award to conduct research in Portugal. The Fulbright Scholars Program is administered by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. State Department. Shadis plans to make use of the fellowship during her […]

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April 25, 2016 at 11:04 amResearch

Marciniak Gives Keynote in Germany on “Immigrant Protest, Immigrant Rage’

Dr. Katarzyna Marciniak

Dr. Katarzyna Marciniak, Professor of English at Ohio University, gave a keynote talk at the University of Tuebingen in April in Germany. The Spring School 2016 at Tuebingen where Marciniak spoke was organized around the theme of “Participation in Media Cultures: Studying Participation within Immigration Societies.” It was sponsored by […]

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April 25, 2016 at 9:42 amNews

Marciniak Edits Book on ‘Teaching Transnational Cinema’

Marciniak Edits Book on ‘Teaching Transnational Cinema’

Dr. Katarzyna Marciniak, Professor of English at Ohio University, co-edited a just-released book on “Teaching Transnational Cinema: Politics and Pedagogy.” The book, co-edited with Bruce Bennett of Lancaster University, UK, is published in the prestigious Routledge AFI Film Readers Series. Marciniak also wrote a chapter for the book on “The […]

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April 25, 2016 at 9:29 amResearch

ELIP Writing Class Allows Students to Get Their Hands Dirty Working with Rural Action

Moza Al Balushi participates in the Citizen Science project with Rural Action for a biodiversity fair.

By Dawn Bikowski Ask students what motivates them to attend class, do their work, and learn, and for many having the opportunity to apply their academic skills to a real-world experience is on the top of their list. International Ohio University students got to do just that in their freshmen […]

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April 25, 2016 at 9:27 amIn Class News

Post Quotes Kaufman on ‘Big Payoffs’ in Degree Programs for Prisoners

Dr. Nicole Kaufman

The Post, Ohio University’s student newspaper, quoted Dr. Nicole Kaufman, Assistant Professor of Sociology, in an April 20 story on “OU offers educational opportunity, degrees for students in prison.” “Sean Bearden graduated with an associate’s degree from Ohio University without stepping foot in Athens or outside of Collins Correctional Facility […]

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April 25, 2016 at 8:52 amFaculty in the News In the News