Archive for June, 2018

Happy Beginnings | Butcher Finds Camaraderie, Teamwork at Juvenile Detention Facility

Rhett Butcher

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Rhett Butcher ’09 ’10M works for the Clermont County Juvenile Court as an Officer In Charge for the Juvenile Detention Facility. Butcher earned a B.A. in […]

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June 26, 2018 at 7:29 amAlumni

OPIE Zone | OPIE Special Assistant Samba Bah Appreciates Athens Community

Samba Bah

Letter from the Director: Featuring Samba Bah Dear Students, The month of June is almost over, and we are heading into one of America’s favorite holidays – the Fourth of July.  In Athens, there will be a variety of celebrations. On Tuesday, July 3, the City of Athens celebrates with […]

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June 25, 2018 at 2:37 pmNews

Voinovich’s Williams Wins Best Poster for Work on Chenopodium

Daniel Williams

The Food Studies theme congratulates Daniel Williams on receiving the best poster award at this year’s conference of the Society for Economic Botany and the Society of Ethnobiology. Williams is a second-year candidate in the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs’ Master of Science in Environmental Studies program. The […]

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June 25, 2018 at 9:46 amNews

Working on the Wayne | Rosa Multiflora

Working on the Wayne | Rosa Multiflora

By Kevin Knavish Environmental and Plant Biology Student interning at the Wayne National Forest Rosa Multiflora, the Multiflora Rose, is an invasive perennial shrub native to Korea, Japan, and China. The plant was introduced to the United States in the 1860s to be bread as an ornamental plant. During the […]

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June 24, 2018 at 1:46 pmUncategorized

Working on the Wayne | Autumn Olive Displacing Native Species

Autumn Olive

By Kevin Knavish Environmental and Plant Biology Student interning at the Wayne National Forest On the Wayne, as well as many other Eastern-American forests, the invasive bush Autumn Olive, Elaeagnus umbellata of the Elaeagnaceae family, has infested and dominated large areas by outcompeting native species. The Autumn Olive can grow […]

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June 24, 2018 at 1:32 pmNews

Spriggs Co-Edits Groundbreaking Affrilachian Anthology: Black Bone

Dr. Bianca Spriggs (Photo Credit: Brian Campbell)

by Kristin Distel “If you enjoy and/or teach Appalachian literature, this anthology is a necessary addition to your libraries and syllabi. There’s literally quite nothing like it!” says Dr. Bianca Spriggs, Assistant Professor of English, says of the newly published book Black Bone: 25 Years of the Affrilachian Poets. Spriggs, along […]

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June 22, 2018 at 9:28 amResearch

Two Physics & Astronomy Faculty Receive Prestigious DOE Early Career Awards

Dr. Hee-Jong Seo. Photo by Rob Hardin

Two Ohio University Physics & Astronomy faculty members received prestigious U.S. Department of Energy Early Career Research Program awards, the DOE announced on June 21. DOE Early Career Awards support the development of individual research programs and stimulate research careers in the disciplines supported by the DOE Office of Science. […]

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June 21, 2018 at 2:16 pmNews