Archive for October, 2016

Professor Emeritus Louis Wright Reflects on a Successful Career in Physics

Louis Wright

By Jamison Lahman Physics & Astronomy PACE writer Educate yourself in other research areas. Respect your colleagues’ work. Remain optimistic. These words of wisdom were shared recently by Louis E. Wright, Professor Emeritus and former Chair of Physics & Astronomy, about his tenure as a faculty member at Ohio University. […]

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October 26, 2016 at 1:53 pmNews

Spring 2017 | Alum to Teach Course on Political Campaigns, Lobbying, Ethics

Justin R. McCaulley

Ohio University alum Justin R. McCaulley ’01 is this year’s “visiting professional” in Political Science. In Spring 2017, McCaulley will teach a one-credit course, POLS 4900 Special Topics in Political Science, which provides a behind-the-curtain view from a lobbyist’s perspective of the roles of and relationships between business, government, and […]

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October 26, 2016 at 12:12 pmNews

Cantino Article Sheds New Light on Subfamilial Classification of Lamiaceae

Dr. Philip Cantino

Dr. Philip Cantino, Professor Emeritus of Environmental & Plant Biology, co-authored an article on “A large-scale chloroplast phylogeny of the Lamiaceae sheds new light on its subfamilial classification” in Scientific Reports on Oct. 17. His co-authors are Bo Li of Jiangxi Agricultural University; Richard G. Olmstead of the University of […]

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October 26, 2016 at 11:41 amResearch

Raising the Curtain on the Past: The Essays of Dinah Lenney

Dinah Lenney; Photo by Daniel Reichert

Dinah Lenney is the author of Bigger than Life and The Object Parade. She serves as the senior editor at the Los Angeles Review of Books, and her work has appeared in numerous publications, including Creative Nonfiction, Brevity, and The New York Times Sunday Magazine. Lenney will give a reading […]

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October 26, 2016 at 10:19 amNews

Sociology-Criminology Major Interns at Athens County Sheriff’s Department

Hailey Butterfield

By Hannah Leaker Hailey Butterfield, a senior studying sociology criminology at Ohio University, had the opportunity to intern with the Athens County Sheriff’s Office. She described the internship as one of her favorite experiences of college thus far. Preparation In preparation for the internship, Butterfield received information regarding what she […]

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October 26, 2016 at 8:22 amNews

Ping Teacher Workshop | Culture and Coal in Appalachia, Nov. 19

Ping Teacher Workshop | Culture and Coal in Appalachia, Nov. 19

The Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities presents a free one-day workshop for secondary teachers on Culture and Coal in Appalachia on Saturday, Nov. 19, at Ohio University. The workshop features Dr. Geoff Buckley and Robert Gipe. The registration deadline is Monday, Nov. 7. To register, […]

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October 25, 2016 at 3:45 pmAnnouncements

Chemistry Placement Exam Offered Nov. 2-8

The Chemistry placement exam will be given from 3:05 – 4:05 p.m. in Clippinger 194 on Wednesday, Nov. 2 Thursday, Nov. 3 Monday, Nov. 7 Tuesday, Nov. 8 Students should bring a No. 2 pencil, calculator, and student ID. For more information, call 740-593-1737.

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October 25, 2016 at 1:12 pmAnnouncements