Archive for October, 2017

Psychology Grad Student Gets National Academy of Neuropsychology Poster Award

Brittni Morgan

Ohio University graduate student Brittni Morgan received a Student Poster Award at the National Academy of Neuropsychology conference. Morgan is a Psychology student at OHIO. Her poster was titled “The relationship of urgency to impulsive decision-making during heightened affective states in problem drinkers.” Dr. Julie Suhr is Morgan’s adviser.  

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October 30, 2017 at 2:21 pmResearch

Biological Sciences Major Dedicates Time and Energy to Helping Others

Hams Kashoob, carrying flag from her native Oman.

Editor’s Note: Every College of Arts & Sciences student has accomplishments worth bragging about, and we want to help you do just that! Each week we will feature a profile on an A&S student who’s doing great things. If you would like to share the accomplishments of yourself, your friends, your […]

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October 30, 2017 at 11:04 amNews

Conservation Ecology Lab Receives Ohio DNR Grant for Bobcat Research

Heidi Bencin

Bobcats (Lynx rufus) are making a comeback in Ohio after more than a century since their extirpation in the 1850s. Bobcat sightings have been steadily increasing since the 1980s, signaling that they are on their way to reclaiming their former territory, particularly in Southeastern Ohio. Dr. Viorel Popescu, Assistant Professor […]

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October 30, 2017 at 9:53 amResearch

English Alum Publishes Book on ‘Case for Fanfiction’

Ashley Barner '15

Ohio University alum Ashley J. Barner ’15 Ph.D. has published her first book, The Case for Fanfiction: Exploring the Pleasures and Practices of a Maligned Craft, with McFarland. Barner earned a Ph.D. in English from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. The book has its foundations in her […]

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October 30, 2017 at 8:50 amAlumni

History Faculty, Alum Receive Certification as Interpretive Guides

Participants in the August 2017 Certified Interpretive Guide training, including Dr. Katherine Jellison (first from the left in the first row), History alumnus Cyrus Moore (first from the right in the first row), and Dr. Sarah Kinkel (second from the left in the second row).

Dr. Katherine Jellison, Chair and Professor of History, and Dr. Sarah Kinkel, Assistant Professor of History, recently completed a Certified Interpretive Guide training module. They were joined by Ohio University alum Cyrus Moore ’11, who earned his B.A. in History from the College of Arts & Sciences. The program is intended […]

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October 29, 2017 at 9:07 pmNews

Seeley Spent Summer in Rock Room, Then Helping with Field Camp

Observing lumps of chromite with student Christian Thomas. Credit: Emma Swaninger

By Jack Seeley Geological Sciences graduate student I started out my summer cutting rocks in Clippinger’s rock room to make slides for microscopic analysis of impact structures for my M.S. thesis under the direction of Dr. Keith Milam. After the rocks were cut, I ground them by hand in a […]

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October 29, 2017 at 4:23 pmNews

Kogler Probes Paleosols That Are Used in Climate Reconstructions

Sarah Kogler

By Sarah Kogler Geological Sciences graduate student My project examines the influence that modern climate has on paleoclimate estimates with depth. Paleosols (soils formed long ago) are used widely in paleoenvironmental reconstructions. I expected that, with time, exposed paleosols would reflect environmental characteristics at the time of exposure rather than […]

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October 29, 2017 at 3:57 pmResearch