Archive for August, 2018

Griffith Begins Teaching Position in History at Rio Grande

Luke Griffith

Luke Griffith, a Ph.D. candidate in the History Department, will serve as an adjunct professor at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College during the 2018-19 academic year. At the McArthur Center, Griffith will teach American History II, a course that traces the development of the United States […]

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August 28, 2018 at 2:17 pmNews

Holt Authors ‘Collaborative Learning as Democratic Practice: A History’

Dr. Mara Holt

Dr. Mara Holt, Associate Professor of English & Director of Composition, authored a book titled Collaborative Learning as Democratic Practice: A History (Urbana, IL: CCCC/NCTE 2018). Collaborative learning is not only a standard part of writing pedagogy, but it is also a part of contemporary culture. Collaborative Learning as Democratic […]

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August 28, 2018 at 2:10 pmResearch

Six Graduate Students Earn Contemporary History Certificates

The Contemporary History Institute congratulates its 2017-18 graduates who earned the graduate Contemporary History Certificate. Ph.D. Graduates Four students earned their doctorates in history and journalism and mass communication. Brad Eidahl, Ph.D. in History (December 2017). Eidahl wrote his dissertation under the supervision of Dr. Patrick Barr-Melej, Professor of History, […]

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August 28, 2018 at 2:08 pmAlumni

Johnson Co-Edits Book on ‘Global Work-Family Interface’

Dr. Ryan C. Johnson

Dr. Ryan Johnson, Assistant Professor of Psychology, co-edited The Cambridge Handbook of  Global Work-Family Interface, addressing how people manage work and family around the world. His co-editors on the book are Kristen M. Shockley, University of Georgia, and Winny Shen, University of Waterloo, Ontario. Book Description: The Cambridge Handbook of […]

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August 28, 2018 at 1:52 pmResearch

Three History Faculty Promoted: Ingram, Zakic, and Sarr

Dr. Assan Sarr

Three History Department faculty members were promoted in rank in June. Dr. Robert Ingram was promoted to the rank of professor. His latest book publication, Reformation without End: Religion, Politics and the Past in Post-Revolutionary England (Manchester University Press, 2018), offers a radical reinterpretation of the English Reformation. “No one in 18th-century […]

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August 28, 2018 at 9:44 amResearch

Faculty Learning Community | Teaching Book & Print History Across the Disciplines

Faculty Learning Community | Teaching Book & Print History Across the Disciplines

A faculty learning community on “Teaching Book & Print History Across the Disciplines” will bring together faculty and administrators to establish an interdisciplinary community to discuss book and print history. Participants will read key texts in the field and share strategies for incorporating rare books, archival, and special collections materials […]

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August 28, 2018 at 8:02 amAnnouncements News

OHIO Team Shows Existence of Three-Dimensional Phases of Amorphous Graphene

This image represents an 800-atom FEAR model of amorphous carbon at density 0.95 gm/cc. Spheres represent carbon atoms. Orange atoms are members of amorphous graphene subnetwork.

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern A team of Ohio University researchers and their collaborators used a theoretical model to characterize the physical properties of certain samples of amorphous carbon and showed that these materials are, in fact, connected and distorted fragments of amorphous graphene in an article published in […]

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August 27, 2018 at 12:53 pmNews