Archive for February, 2018

Alumni News | Couple Found Passion for Teaching Math Through Different Pathways

Two Ohio University alumni love teaching math. Theresa “Tracy” Watson ’93M acquired her love for teaching math in graduate school, but her husband, Corey Boby ’96 M, always wanted to be a teacher, says an Arkansas Democrat-Gazette article titled “Benton math teachers create inviting tone.” Boby and Watson ’93 both […]

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February 26, 2018 at 8:32 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Six Biological Sciences Grad Students Awarded A&S Graduate Student Research Awards

Biological Sciences graduate student awardees outside Irvine Hall. from lft: Anthony Gilbert, Jasmine Croghan, Cassie Thompson, Juan Pablo Aquilar Cabezas. Waymon Holloway. Not pictured, Rachel Olsen

Six Biological Sciences graduate students were chosen to receive College of Arts & Sciences Graduate Student Research Awards this past fall during the inaugural funding cycle for the award. The objective of the research award is to support graduate students in their research endeavors. Two review cycles are offered each […]

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February 24, 2018 at 11:51 amResearch

Alumni News | Iranian Environmentalist Dies in Prison Shortly After Arrest

Kavous Seyed Emami. Credit Seyed Emami family

Ohio University alum Kavous Seyed-Emami ’75, ’76M died in an Iranian prison in January, shortly after he was arrested on espionage charges. Earlier this year, Iran’s largest public protests since the Green Movement in 2009 were met with swift response and hundreds of arrests by the Iranian government. An Iranian-Canadian […]

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February 24, 2018 at 11:39 amAlumni News

Food Matters Student Club Enjoys Sharing Food Together

Food Matters Student Club Enjoys Sharing Food Together

“Sharing food together is one of the core initiatives of the group, as it helps to keep us grounded and reminded of the reasons we are doing so much work to educate the student body on the food system,” says Joy Kostansek, president of the student organization called Food Matters at […]

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February 23, 2018 at 1:46 pmNews

Miner on WOUB: Russia Intended to Disrupt American Politics

Dr. Steven Miner

Russia intended to disrupt American politics and social systems leading up to and after the 2016 Presidential Election, says Dr. Steven Miner, an expert on Russia, after perusing the 35 pages of indictments filed Feb. 16 by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Miner was interviewed by WOUB and his interview can […]

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February 23, 2018 at 12:51 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Food Studies | Students Tout Interdisciplinary Nature and Common Purpose

Students harvest chenopodium at the Plant Biology Learning Gardens, where Dr. Paul Patton is growing the ancient grain.

The Food Studies theme recently held a focus group to engage the student perspective. Participants shared vibrant stories of how they found their way to the program, often being lead through their personal interests in food and health. After saying the best part of the program is director Dr. Theresa […]

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February 22, 2018 at 4:33 pmNews

Biology Grad Students Take First, Second in 3 Minute Thesis Competition

Silvana Duran Ortiz

From Research Communications Two College of Arts & Sciences graduate students, both in Biological Sciences, took first and second place in Ohio University’s third annual 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition on Feb. 21. The 3MT® competition was developed by The University of Queensland in 2008 to help graduate students hone […]

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February 22, 2018 at 3:30 pmNews