Archive for July, 2018

Faculty Learning Community on Global Perspectives Seeks Applicants

Dr. Dawn Bikowski

All full-time Ohio University faculty are invited to apply for an interdisciplinary faculty learning community on Global Perspectives. For application instructions and more information, visit the global perspective web page. A Compass article headlined “Registration open for global perspective Faculty Learning Community” provides more information. One of President Nellis’s strategic […]

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July 23, 2018 at 1:10 pmNews

Science Magazine Quotes Phillips on Heaviest Calcium Nuclei Ever Seen

Dr. Daniel Phillips

Dr. Daniel Phillips, Professor of Physics & Astronomy and Director of the Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics, was quoted in an article headlined “How many neutrons can you cram into an atom? More than physicists thought” in Science magazine. Physicists in Japan have blasted out the heaviest calcium nuclei ever […]

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July 23, 2018 at 12:44 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Peters Authors Article on Making Good News Even Better

Dr. Brett Peters

Dr. Brett Peters, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, authored an article on “Making the good even better: A review and theoretical model of interpersonal capitalization” in the journal Social and Personality Psychology Compass. Abstract: When good things happen, individuals will often retell this good news to others, a […]

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July 23, 2018 at 12:20 pmResearch

Plant Biology, Chemistry Researchers Present at Cell Wall Conference

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 University researchers from Environmental & Plant Biology and Chemistry & Biochemistry presented at the VIII. Cell Wall Research Conference in Asilomar, CA, June 18-22. The presenters included Dr. Allan M. Showalter, Dr. Michael Held, and graduate student Yadi Zhou. Showalter, Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology and […]

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July 20, 2018 at 2:02 pmResearch

Alumni News | Williams Begins Anti-Money Laundering Training

Alumni News | Williams 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, who is finishing her M.A. in Sociology this summer, recently started 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. In her role, […]

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July 18, 2018 at 9:41 amAlumni