Archive for October, 2018

Food Matters Club Visits Morning Dew Hop Farm

Casey Buchanan and Steve Geisler explain the hop growing process to the club members while in the hop yard at Morning Dew Hop Farm.

Food Matters Club, a student organization on campus which works closely with the Food Studies theme, went out to Morning Dew Hop Farm for a tour and to learn about the production. Morning Dew Hop Farm was started a couple years ago by Ohio University alumni Casey Buchanan and Steve Geisler. […]

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October 31, 2018 at 4:36 pmNews

Mock Trial Competes at Scarlet & Grey Invitational

Ohio University Plaintiff's Team prepares for trial against Xavier University's Defense.

The Ohio University Mock Trial Team sent one team to the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas to compete in the Ohio State University Scarlet and Gray Invitational on Oct. 27-28. Team members were divided into two sides: plaintiff and defense. Each side participated in two trials for a total of […]

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October 31, 2018 at 3:42 pmNews

Scholarships Available for Students in Agriculture-Related Fields

The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation is pleased to offer $44,000 in scholarships to undergraduate and graduate Students for the 2019-2020 academic year. Scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing studies related to the soybean industry and the field of agriculture. The deadline to apply is Jan. 11, 2019, […]

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October 31, 2018 at 10:49 amAnnouncements

Alumni, Faculty Publish on Six New Invertebrate Species in Tanzania

Y. Ranjeev Epa examines the Cenozoic gastropods of the Nsungwe Formation

Ohio University faculty and alumni published an article about the discovery of six new species of invertebrates found during a paleontological exploration of rift deposits in southwestern Tanzania. After analyzing invertebrate fossils that were alive 24 to 26 million years ago in the Rukwa Rift Basin, OHIO paleontologists published the […]

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October 31, 2018 at 9:20 amResearch

OPIE Pathway Program Proves Success with 28 Students

Hoyeon (Irene) Yun

The Ohio Program of Intensive English wrapped up the inaugural year of the University Success Pathway Program with the 28 students who completed the program during its first year earning an average GPA of 3.32 by the end of Summer 2018. In the Pathway Program, students take Tier II general […]

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October 31, 2018 at 8:24 amNews

Nielsen Gives Talk on How Cells are Impacted by Brain Arteriovenous Malformation

Dr. Corinne Nielsen

Dr. Corinne Nielsen, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, spoke at the national conference of the North American Vascular Biology Organization in Newport, RI, in October. Her talk was on “Effects on perivascular cells during Notch mediated brain arteriovenous malformation.” Abstract: Brain arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is a neurovascular disease characterized by […]

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October 31, 2018 at 7:41 amResearch

Happy Beginnings | Francisco Tackles Recycling, Composting with Greenest Region Corps

Jordan Francisco (second from right) with fellow members of the Greenest Region Corps. This photo was taken during the “Illinois National Service Opening Day 2018” hosted by Serve Illinois in Springfield

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Ohio University alumnus Jordan Francisco ’18 is working on recycling and composting projects and as he volunteers in the Greenest Region Corps, a program jointly funded […]

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October 30, 2018 at 3:43 pmAlumni News