Archive for April, 2017

English Grad Student Headed to Iceland for Dissertation Research

Sarah Minor, doctoral student in creative writing

by Kristin M. Distel Sarah Minor, doctoral student of creative writing, will spend 10 weeks this summer in Iceland, where she will write a “visual essay about the historic and modern relationship between literature and landscape in Iceland.” Minor’s research will examine “Beinakerling,” which, she explains, refers to “‘bone crone’ […]

Read more ›
April 29, 2017 at 9:01 pmResearch

Alum Lynn Soby Heads Up ‘The United Nations of Chemistry’

Lynn Soby

Ohio University alum Lynn Soby is the Executive Director of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), an organization frequently referred to as “the United Nations of Chemistry.” Connect with Soby on LinkedIn. A recent article titled “Career Ladder: Lynn Soby Passion for addressing global problems led her […]

Read more ›
April 29, 2017 at 8:22 pmAlumni Alumni in the News

Graduate Student in Science: ‘Standing Up to Fear’

Ali Khaledi-Nasab

Ohio University graduate student Ali Khaledi-Nasab shared his views on being an international student in a column on “Standing up to fear” in the journal Science. In 2014, after years of planning, I finally got my visa to start my Ph.D. studies in the United States. I chose to come […]

Read more ›
April 28, 2017 at 10:17 amNews

History Undergraduates Headed to Grad Schools, Successful Job Placements

History Undergraduates Headed to Grad Schools, Successful Job Placements

The History Department at Ohio University recently marked the end of the 2016-17 academic year by recognizing the graduating class of history majors. On Friday, April 21, 2017, the History Department convened its annual reception for graduating undergraduate seniors. Professor and Department Chair, Dr. Katherine Jellison, recognized and congratulated the graduating […]

Read more ›
April 28, 2017 at 9:42 amNews

‘Hunting Nazi Treasure’ Documentary Taps History Grad Student for Research Expertise

Seth Givens, a history doctoral candidate, poses with files from the Cornelius Ryan Collection in the Mahn Center at Alden Library on Friday, September 27, 2013. (Photo by Tyler Stabile/University Libraries)

Seth Givens, a Ph.D. student in the History Department, recently began assisting in the production of Hunting Nazi Treasure, an eight-part investigative documentary television series co-produced by History Channel-Canada and More4 (Channel 4) in the United Kingdom. In part, the show continues the work of the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives […]

Read more ›
April 28, 2017 at 9:40 amNews Research

Scholars, Start Your Engines (Live Now)

Pit crew members, from left,  Karthi Perumal, Kondalarao Kotturi, Mersad Raesi and Ramin Rabbani

Unlike NASCAR. there’s no celebrity announcing, “Drivers, start your engines.” The “engines” are scanning tunneling microscopes. The cars are just a few atoms. And the track is solid gold. The OHIO Bobcat Nanowagon is representing the United States in the world’s first nanocar race this weekend in Toulouse, France. The […]

Read more ›
April 28, 2017 at 8:28 amNews

Wealth and Poverty | Students Reflect on School Supplies Drive

Wealth and Poverty | Students Reflect on School Supplies Drive

The Wealth and Poverty Theme ran its spring School Supplies Drive from March 20 to April 22, 2017.  Students of CAS 2300x Themes in Action: Wealth and Poverty and T3 4400 Seminar in Wealth and Poverty, along with several Wealth and Poverty faculty members, placed donation boxes across campus.  This […]

Read more ›
April 27, 2017 at 5:50 pmNews