Archive for May, 2017

Math’s Savin Breaks Through Boundaries

Tatiana Savin (right) and Lanre Akinyemi model crystal growth using mathematics.

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Dr. Tatiana Savin, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member at Ohio University,  is utilizing her unique expertise to address physical problems using mathematical tools. In a paper accepted for publication in Contemporary Mathematics in collaboration with Israel Institute of […]

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May 14, 2017 at 9:24 pmNews Research

NIH Supports Goetz Team to Study Novel Therapeutic

Model of Tideglusib bound to a kinase (GSK3) associated with medical disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and cancer (image courtesy of J. V. Hines).

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Douglas Goetz, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology Faculty and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member, and Ohio University colleagues were recently awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health to characterize an inhibitor of glycogen synthase kinase 3 (GSK3), […]

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May 14, 2017 at 9:14 pmNews

Growing 2D Devices: A Potentially Patentable Method

Analysis of molybdenum disulfide film growth 480feature

By Raymond Humienny NQPI editorial intern Imagine growing the materials you need for a device right onto the metal contacts in a circuit. Dr. Eric Stinaff, Professor of Physics & Astronomy and Director of the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute at Ohio University, has already filed for a provisional patent […]

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May 14, 2017 at 9:01 pmNews Research

Foster Wins Provost Award for Excellence in Teaching

Jodie Foster, Provost Award for Excellence in Teaching for 2017 and designer of the Anatomy Learning Center.

From Compass Dr. Jodie Foster, Lecturer in Biological Sciences, was named the winner of the Provost Award for Excellence in Teaching for 2017-20. Foster teaches courses on human anatomy and physiology and topics in biological science for non-majors. The other finalists for the award were Rebecca Code (Biomedical Sciences), Pamela […]

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May 12, 2017 at 4:26 pmNews

Fall 2017 | New 1-Credit Course Helps Student in OHIO Prediction Tournament

Fall 2017 | New 1-Credit Course Helps Student in OHIO Prediction Tournament

The OHIO Prediction Tournament is growing, adding a new one-credit course this fall to introduce new players to the tournament and to the art and science of prediction. CAS 2406: Predictions and Forecasting: Applications to the Ohio University Prediction Tournament (1 credit) is open to Ohio University students, with no […]

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May 12, 2017 at 4:01 pmIn Class News

Alum Enjoys Role as Mental Health Specialist Working with Children

Alum Enjoys Role as Mental Health Specialist Working with Children

As a student at Ohio University, Rachel Neal ’16 was a Psychology and Sociology-Criminology double major. Upon graduation last April, she accepted a job at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center as a Mental Health Specialist and has been working there full-time since the end of last May. At the College […]

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May 11, 2017 at 11:01 amAlumni

Sociology-Criminology Alum’s Path: from 82nd Airborne to Director of Security at The Henry Ford

Sociology-Criminology Alum’s Path: from 82nd Airborne to Director of Security at The Henry Ford

After graduating with his B.A. in Sociology-Criminology from the College of Arts and Sciences at Ohio University, Christian Cullen ’05, served as an officer in the US Army’s 82nd Airborne Division based in Fort Bragg, NC. He then served as a Diplomatic Security Special Agent within the U.S. Department of […]

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May 10, 2017 at 2:00 pmAlumni