Archive for October, 2017

Nadas Goes on Geological Adventure to Zion, Arches, and Olympic

Trey, Hanna, Pete, and I at Bryce Canyon National Park

By Alex Nadas Geological Sciences graduate student Summer research does not always have to be all work and no play. While I spent the majority of my summer reading Ohio EPA reports and documents about my thesis topic on vapor intrusion, I did find time to get outside from time to time. […]

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October 29, 2017 at 3:25 pmNews

Jahl Adds Planet Interior Components to Exoplanetary Models

Vernal Falls from the John Muir Trail

By Peter Jahl Geological Sciences graduate student This summer, I ended up adding new sections to my exoplanetary models in order to represent more realistic components of a planet’s interior. I added a layer of a mineral called “post-perovskite,” which is a high-pressure phase of perovskite found near the core-mantle boundary, […]

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October 29, 2017 at 3:17 pmResearch

Spring 2018 | Food Studies Offers Spring Courses That Fill Requirements

Spring 2018 | Food Studies Offers Spring Courses That Fill Requirements

The Food Studies theme has Spring 2018 courses that fill various Ohio University general education requirements—just in time for registration. Dr. Brad Jokisch, Associate Professor of Geography, is teaching Agricultural Ecosystems (GEOG 3340). The course begins with the origins and history of the agriculture system and moves into the modernization […]

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October 29, 2017 at 2:03 pmNews

Dankwah Authors Article on Challenges to Iraqi Refugee Integration in Jordan

Kwaku Opoku Dankwah

Political Science graduate student Kwaku Opoku Dankwah co-authored an article on “Mixed fragmented migrations of Iraqis and challenges to Iraqi refugee integration: the Jordanian experience” in the Middle Eastern Studies journal. Upon completing high school in St. John’s Grammar (Accra-Ghana), Dankwah enrolled in a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Political Science Major […]

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October 28, 2017 at 8:20 amNews

Torres Presents on Colonial Latin American Poets at International Conference

Dr. Daniel Torres

Dr. Daniel Torres, Spanish Professor in Modern Languages, a founding member of the Society for Renaissance and Baroque Poetry and a past board member, returned as a presenter to the Universidad de Sevilla (Spain) during the XIII Conference of the Society for Renaissance and Baroque Hispanic Poetry. Torres presented “Finezas […]

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October 27, 2017 at 11:18 amNews Research

Linguistics Alum Goes From Bobcat to Diplomat

Linguistics alum Victoria Augustine contributes much of her success to her time and experiences at OHIO.

By Dr. Liang Tao Associate Professor of Linguistics and Chinese Language Program Coordinator After earning undergraduate and graduate degrees at Ohio University, alum Victoria Augustine moved a bit further from Athens than the average student (nearly 8,000 miles further), and she hasn’t stopped traveling since. Augustine earned an M.A. in […]

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October 26, 2017 at 4:54 pmAlumni Alumni in the News

Association for Women Geoscientists Honors Stigall for Distinguished Contributions

Dr. Alycia Stigall

Dr. Alycia L. Stigall, Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, was awarded the Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG) Professional Excellence Award in the academia and research category at the Geological Society of America Meeting in Denver on Oct. 23. This award is reserved for women who, throughout their careers, […]

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October 26, 2017 at 4:19 pmNews Research