Archive for November, 2017

Castillo Models Granular Systems on the Move, Like Crowded Subway Cars

Simulated packing densities with regions of fast (gray) and slow (red) moving particles.

By Raymond Humienny NQPI writing intern Fluidized granular systems show some puzzling behaviors, especially when they are about to get stuck. Ohio University Physics & Astronomy professor and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member Dr. Horacio Castillo is working to understand phenomena happening in dense granular matter. To Castillo, dense […]

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November 30, 2017 at 7:57 pmResearch

Alumni News | Maramba Enjoys Role as Communications Specialist

Kat Maramba

Kathrina “Kat” Maramba ’06 works as a communications specialist at Blue Engine Message & Media in Washington, D.C. The firm specializes in brand and reputation management, digital communication, crisis management, issue advocacy, coalitions and strategic partnerships, message development and public relations planning & outreach. Maramba is happy to say that […]

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November 30, 2017 at 1:25 pmAlumni

Kendhammer in VOA: Investments in Niger ‘Make a Real Difference’

Dr. Brandon Kendhammer

Dr. Brandon Kendhammer, Associate Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a Voice of America news story headlined “Questions Linger Over US Role in Fighting Terrorism in Sahel.” WASHINGTON — The deaths of four U.S. Special Forces soldiers in Niger last month have raised questions about America’s role in the fight […]

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November 29, 2017 at 7:13 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Free Guide Training for Students Interested in Working in Museums, National Parks

Free Guide Training for Students Interested in Working in Museums, National Parks

The College of Arts and Sciences is offering a free training opportunity Jan. 10-13, 2019, for Ohio University undergraduate students interested in working in a museum or national park, thinking about a career in education, or wanting to improve their public speaking. Apply online by Dec. 3 for the Certified […]

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November 29, 2017 at 1:53 pmAnnouncements

Alumni News | Networking is Key for O’Connell, Working for the Savannah Bananas

Daniel Mackerty and Lizzy O'Connell

Ohio University alumni Daniel Mackerty ’13 and fiancée, Lizzy O’Connell ’14 live in Savannah, Ga., where they work for the Savannah Bananas, a baseball team in the Coastal Plain League. Mackerty is the vice president of the team, working with local businesses, non-profits, youth organizations and schools to plan group […]

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November 29, 2017 at 1:05 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Colaner is Director of Evaluation and Research at Non-Profit

Anna Colaner

Anna Colaner ’08 is the Director of Evaluation and Research at SGA Youth and Family Services, a social service non-profit in Chicago. Prior to taking on this role, she was Data and Outcomes Manager in the Illinois Governor’s Office of Early Childhood Development. Colaner graduated with a B.A. in Sociology […]

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November 29, 2017 at 11:32 amAlumni

Food Matters Hosts Visiting Speakers, Alum from Alaska

Laura and Jimmie Hendricks

Food Matters, the student organization affiliated with the Food Studies theme, hosted guest speakers Laura and Jimmie Hendricks from Denali, Ala, on Nov. 27. Laura Hendricks, an Ohio University alumni, and her husband, Jimmie, own an off-the grid sustainable farm where they spend half the year growing produce for their […]

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November 28, 2017 at 4:37 pmAlumni News