Archive for April, 2018

Alumni News | Denham Passes, Grew Chemistry Department at Hiram College

Joseph M. Denham, who earned an M.S. and Ph.D. in Chemistry in 1956—the first Ph.D. to be granted at Ohio University after the doctoral programs were created in the mid-1950s—passed away in April at the age of 88, according to a Pike County Courier obituary. In early 1952, at the […]

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April 29, 2018 at 9:54 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Ten History Seniors Inducted into National Honors Societies

Ten History Seniors Inducted into National Honors Societies

Ten seniors from the History Department class of 2018 were inducted into national honors societies. Phi Beta Kappa: Academic Honors Society Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest U.S. national honors society for the liberal arts and sciences. Founded in 1776, it recognizes exemplary academic achievement and shows a commitment to the […]

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April 28, 2018 at 2:45 pmAnnouncements

Women in Science Share Research Experiences, Career Insights

Dr. Janet Duerr explains the research she conducted as a student, studying thermoregulation in ground squirrels. Duerr joined OHIO in 2002.

A panel of Ohio University researchers made their love for science, math and engineering clear as they shared their scientific expertise and career insights with a Women in Science class on April 12. The class is made up of freshmen through seniors representing colleges across Ohio University. In groups composed […]

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April 27, 2018 at 1:05 pmIn Class News

Benham Publishes Book Chapter on Sympathy and War Literature

English department alumni and post-doctoral fellow Renee Benham

by Kristin Distel M. Renee Benham’s chapter “The Death of Sympathy in Great War Literature” is part of the medical humanities collection Medicine, Health, and Being Human, edited by Lesa Scholl of the University of Queensland, Australia. This collection is part of the series Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities, released […]

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April 27, 2018 at 9:03 amAlumni Research

Plant Biology Graduate Student Awarded Best Presentation at Symposium

Danny Wolf

Graduate student Danny Wolf received the Robert T. Wilce Graduate Paper Award for best oral presentation at the annual Northeast Algal Symposium April 13-15 in New Haven, Ct. Wolf is in the master’s program in Plant Biology. His presentation was titled “Multi-marker metabarcoding assessment of biodiversity within stream biofilm communities […]

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April 27, 2018 at 8:37 amResearch

Four HTC History Theses Based on Original Research

Kristin Osborne in Scotland

The 2018 graduating class of Honors Tutorial College History majors includes four students who researched and wrote undergraduate theses. Sam Benezra | On British Punk and Race Politics “White Man (In Hammersmith Palais): Race, Punk, and Politics in 1970s England” by Sam Benezra explores the development of punk music in […]

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April 26, 2018 at 8:08 pmNews

Baker Peace Dissertation Fellowship Awarded to History’s Mayhew

Michelle Mayhew

Doctoral student Michelle Mayhew in the History Department received the 2018-19 Baker Peace Dissertation Fellowship. The award is funded by the John and Elizabeth Baker Peace Endowment, created in the 1980s to fund teaching, scholarship, and conferences at Ohio University that promote the study of conflict and conflict resolution. Mayhew said […]

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April 26, 2018 at 7:58 pmNews Research