Archive for August, 2017

Holmes and Matlack Co-Author Article on Species Composition of Second Growth Forests over 100 Years

Marion Holmes

Graduate student Marion Holmes and Dr. Glenn Matlack co-authored an article on “Agricultural history drives structure and tree species composition of second growth forest over 100 years in southeastern Ohio, USA” in the Journal of Vegetation Science. Homles is a Ph.D. student, and Matlack is Associate Professor of Environmental and […]

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August 31, 2017 at 2:07 pmResearch

Terman, Welser, Anderson Present on Appalachia at Annual Meeting

Terman, Welser, Anderson Present on Appalachia at Annual Meeting

Dr. Rachel Terman, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, presented “Obstacles and Opportunities in Appalachia” with colleagues Dr. Ted Welser, Associate Professor of Sociology, Dr. Cynthia Anderson, Professor of Sociology, and alum Jacklyn Hockenberry ’17 M.A. Sociology, at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society in July. […]

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August 31, 2017 at 1:53 pmAlumni Research

Alum is Senior Sociologist at RAND Corporation

Robert Bozick

Robert Bozick ’99 is a Senior Sociologist at the RAND Corporation. RAND is a non-partisan public policy think tank located in Santa Monica, California. After graduating with B.A. in Sociology and minor in Psychology from the College of Arts and Sciences at Ohio University, Bozick earned his M.A. in Sociology […]

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August 31, 2017 at 11:41 amAlumni

Brazilian Magazine Interviews History’s Uhalde about ‘Game of Thrones’

Dr. Kevin Uhalde, in Iceland, which serves as one of the key filming areas for the series.

Veja, one of Brazil’s major weekly magazines, recently interviewed Dr. Kevin Uhalde, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, about the historical inspirations and parallels for the hit series Game of Thrones. The article, published in Portuguese and titled “Find Out What’s Real in ‘Game of Thrones,’” features a number of historians’ views on […]

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August 30, 2017 at 10:17 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Workshop on How to Write a Competitive NSF GRFP Application, Sept. 5 and 7

The Ohio University Office of Research hosts a Workshop on “How to Write a Competitive NSF GRFP application.” Two times are offered for the Graduate Research Fellowship Program workshops: Tuesday, Sept. 5, 6-7:30 p.m., Clippinger 332 Thursday, Sept. 7, 6-7:30 pm, Clippinger 332 (repeat session) Pizza and drinks will be […]

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August 30, 2017 at 5:15 pmAnnouncements

Master of Financial Economics Named to CFA Institute University Affiliation Program

Dr. Khosrow Doroodian

The Master of Financial Economics (MFE) program at Ohio University was approved Aug. 28 a participant in the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program. “The CFA Institute administers the CFA program, which awards the Chartered Financial Analyst charter. The CFA charter is a highly respected investment credential throughout the world,” says […]

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August 30, 2017 at 4:12 pmNews

Vedder in Forbes: Seven Challenges Facing Higher Education

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, authored an article in Forbes headlined “Seven Challenges Facing Higher Education.” For more than 15 years, I have redirected my academic career away from economic history, labor economics, and public […]

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August 30, 2017 at 9:09 amFaculty in the News In the News Research