Archive for April, 2018

Brothers Awarded Top Science Fellowships for Grad School

Ari and Zak Blumer

Ohio University Honors Tutorial College engineering physics majors Ari Blumer and Zak Blumer have accepted graduate fellowships to study in the Materials Science and Engineering Ph.D. program at Ohio State University in Columbus. Ari Blumer received the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, which provides three years of financial […]

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April 30, 2018 at 4:07 pmNews

eCampus Puts Spotlight Sunday on Erik Hieta-aho

eCampus Spotlight Sunday features Erik Hieta-aho.

eCampus instructor Erik Hieta-aho as featured across social media as part of the eCampus Spotlight Sunday series. Hieta-aho is an adjunct instructor of mathematics in the Ohio University College of Arts & Sciences. He currently is teaching MATH 2500, “Introduction to Statistics” for eCampus. Get to know him a little […]

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April 30, 2018 at 1:41 pmNews

American Meteorological Society Chapter Elects Officers

American Meteorological Society Chapter Elects Officers

Members of the Ohio University Chapter of the American Meteorological Society elected their new officers for the 2018-19 academic year. OUCAMS is a student organization at Ohio University’s Athens Campus, which serves to foster the growth of students pursuing meteorology or related fields through community outreach, professional development, academic achievement, […]

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April 30, 2018 at 11:47 amNews

Two M.A. History Students Bound for Ph.D. Programs with Funding

Andrew Koperski

Two graduating History M.A. students begin Ph.D. programs at nationally ranked history departments in Fall 2018. Andrew Koperski is enrolling in the Ph.D. program of the Ohio State University (OSU) History Department. His admission comes with a graduate teaching assistantship that covers his tuition and provides an annual stipend. Koperski […]

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April 30, 2018 at 9:25 amNews

Dean Frank Brought Innovation, Passion for Liberal Arts

Dean Robert Frank of the College of Arts & Sciences

Arriving at the College of Arts & Sciences in 2012, Dean Bob Frank found transformative power in one word: Yes. “Departments and faculty had been hunkering down through the recession, and I tried to open a space for innovation and experimentation,” he said. “People expected a response of ‘no’ to […]

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April 30, 2018 at 9:03 amNews

Nano Werk Says Govorov Research Could Lead to Energy-Saving Windows

Distinguished Professor Alexander Govorov

In a story headlined “Energy-saving windows made from common glass and cheap nanocrystals,” Nano Werk reports on research by Visiting Research Scholar Dr. Xiang-Tian Kong, and  Dr. Alexander Govorov, Distinguished Professor of Physics. (Nanowerk Spotlight) Buildings and other man-made structures consume as much as 30-40% of the primary energy in […]

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April 30, 2018 at 8:34 amFaculty in the News In the News

Alumni News | Smaw Says Philosopher ‘Must Have Keen Eye for the Suspicious Premise’

Associate Professor of Philosophy Eric Smaw (Photo by Scott Cook, Rollins College)

Eric Smaw, who received his M.A. from Ohio University in 1998, went on to complete his Ph.D. in philosophy at the University of Kentucky and is now Associate Professor of Philosophy at Rollins College. His research interests are in the philosophy of law, political philosophy, ethics, and human rights. “I […]

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April 29, 2018 at 3:05 pmAlumni