Archive for May, 2017

Summer 2017 | Online Course: Slave Narrative and Freeman/Free Women Fiction

An online course on Slave Narrative and Freeman/Free Women Fiction is offered in Summer Session II. AAS 2100 Slave Narrative and Freeman/Free Women Fiction | ONLINE (T2) Tier II Humanities Class # 1167 Summer Session II, 2017 All readings will be available online. This course will cover the African American slave […]

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May 10, 2017 at 12:30 pmAnnouncements

Abu-Rish Publishes Article on Municipal Politics in Lebanon

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History, published an article on “Municipal Politics in Lebanon” in the Fall 2016 issue of Middle East Report. The article draws on Abu-Rish’s current book project analyzing the history of struggles over institutional arrangement—struggles that helped shape Lebanon’s post-independence political economy. In the article, Abu-Rish […]

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May 10, 2017 at 8:08 amResearch

Grant and Jungkunz Co-Edit Cutting Edge Volume on Animal/Human Relationships

Grant and Jungkunz Co-Edit Cutting Edge Volume on Animal/Human Relationships

by Kristin M. Distel Dr. Judith Grant, Professor and Chair of Political Science, and Dr. Vincent Jungkunz, Associate Professor of Political Science, recently published a co-edited volume, Political Theory and the Animal/Human Relationship, with State University of New York Press (Albany). Grant and Jungkunz share an interest in destabilizing the […]

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May 9, 2017 at 7:36 pmResearch

Rosenthal Authors Article on Soybean Response to Elevated Carbon Dioxide

Dr. David Rosenthal measures photosynthetic parameters of American and hybrid chestnuts grown at temperature and CO2 levels predicted for later this century.

Dr. David Rosenthal, Assistant Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University, co-authored an article on “Leaf and canopy scale drivers of genotypic variation in soybean response to elevated carbon dioxide concentration” in Global Change Biology. Co-authors on the article are Alvaro Sanz-Saez, Robert P. Koester, Christopher M. Montes, […]

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May 9, 2017 at 3:15 pmResearch

Tomeo Authors Article on Tradeoff Between Photosynthesis and Water Use in Soybeans

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

Two Environmental & Plant Biology researchers published the article Mesophyll conductance among soybean cultivars sets a tradeoff between photosynthesis and water-use March 7 in Plant Physiology. Nicholas Tomeo is a graduate student, and Dr. David Rosenthal is Assistant Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology. Abstract: Photosynthetic efficiency is a critical […]

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May 9, 2017 at 1:39 pmResearch

Schoen Keynote: Rethinking Knowledge and the Liberal Arts in a Fractured Age

Dr. Brian Schoen. Photo courtesy of the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission

Dr. Brian Schoen, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, delivered the keynote address titled “Rethinking Knowledge and the Liberal Arts in a Fractured Age” at the 17th Annual Marshall University College of Liberal Arts Research and Creativity Conference. He discussed how our own “unprecedented” times have parallels in the mid-19th century. […]

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May 7, 2017 at 11:07 pmNews

Colvin Authors Chapter in ‘Metals in the Brain’

Dr. Robert Colvin

Dr. Robert Colvin contributed a chapter in the book Metals in the Brain. Colvin is Professor of Biological Sciences and Director of the Interdisciplinary Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology. His chapter is on “Current Methods Used to Probe and Quantify Intracellular Total and Free Zn(II) Dynamics, and Subcellular Distribution […]

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May 7, 2017 at 1:55 pmNews