Archive for July, 2018

OHIO Plant Cell Wall Researchers present at The 2018 VIII Cell Wall Conference in Asilomar, California

VIII. Cell Wall Conference in Asilomar, California, June 18-22, 2018. Photo left to right: Mick Held (Chemistry), Lee Tan (Chemistry Alum), Allan Showalter, (PBIO), Yadi Zhou (Chemistry grad student)

OHIO researchers from The Department of Environmental and Plant Biology and The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry presented at The VIII. Cell Wall Research Conference in Asilomar, California, June 18-22, 2018. Dr. Allan M. Showalter, Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology / Molecular and Cellular Biology, presented a […]

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July 20, 2018 at 2:02 pmNews Research

Alumni News | Sociology-Criminology Alum Begins Anti-Money Laundering Training

Alumni News | Sociology-Criminology Alum Begins Anti-Money Laundering Training

Zachery Williams ’15 has worked different jobs since graduating with his Sociology-Criminology B.A. from the College of Arts and Sciences at Ohio University. He was searching for the right match for his continued interest in the field of sociology-criminology. After three years of bartending and serving at the Pint Room […]

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July 19, 2018 at 9:21 amAlumni

Hua’s NSF CAREER Grant Will Involve Big Data, Many Students

Dr. Zhihua Hua

Dr. Zhihua Hua received a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Grant for his work on how plant cells remove old or abnormal proteins, with implications for crop breeding and seed production. Hua is an Assistant Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University. The five-year grant of $1.09 million will […]

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July 18, 2018 at 1:56 pmResearch

Alumni News | Jewell Begins Job as User Experience Researcher in Atlanta

Babz Jewell

Babz Jewell ’14 recently started her first post-graduation job – as  a User Experience Researcher, Content Strategist, and Tech Writer for Rewired UX, a user experience design studio in Atlanta. Rewired’s founder, Sophia V. Prater, developed her own methodology for designing User Experiences (UX). In her role, Jewell conducts research […]

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July 18, 2018 at 9:41 amAlumni

Vedder in Forbes | Fiscal Insanity In College Sports

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored an article at Forbes headlined “Colorado State, Rutgers, Eastern Michigan University: Fiscal Insanity In College Sports.” Summer is when sports fans take a hiatus from big-time collegiate competitions involving balls. Perhaps it is a good time, then, to reflect […]

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July 18, 2018 at 9:07 amFaculty in the News In the News

Alumni News | Bruzzese Named to OHIO Alumni Association Board

Alumni News | Bruzzese Named to OHIO Alumni Association Board

Jeff Bruzzese ’00 is among seven new members of the OHIO Alumni Association Board of Directors. His term began on July 1, reports OHIO Today. Bruzzese earned a B.A. in Political Science from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. Follow Bruzzese on Twitter. “We are thrilled to […]

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July 18, 2018 at 7:44 amAlumni

Message from the Outgoing Chair, Headed to Japan

Dr. Chris Thompson with a photo taken of participants in the 2015 September edition of the OHIO-IPU Tsunami Relief Project.

By Christopher Thompson Associate Professor of Linguistics Dear Linguistics faculty, staff, students and alumni, Thank you so much for all your work during my time as the Chair of the Department of Linguistics these last nine years. Much has changed in the department and at Ohio University since 2009. Together […]

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July 17, 2018 at 12:41 pmUncategorized