Archive for October, 2018

Chemistry Researchers Collaborate With Thai Colleagues on Surface Reactions for Modified Magnetic Nanoparticle Attachment

Jeeranan Nonkumwong with OHIO students.

Researchers from Ohio University and Chiang Mai University in Thailand are continuing a collaboration that began last year when a Chiang Mai Ph.D. student came to Athens to conduct research with Dr. Katherine Cimatu, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry. Most recently they collaborated on a journal article on “Successive […]

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October 30, 2018 at 1:28 pmResearch

Elliott-Dorans Tells WOUB Young People Are ‘Doers More than Voters’

Dr. Lauren Elliott-Dorans

WOUB interviewed Dr. Lauren Elliott-Dorans, Assistant Lecturer of Political Science at Ohio University, about low voter turnout among young people. “Some of it is the misconception among youth voters that politics isn’t relevant at this stage in life,” said Elliott-Dorans. “Any time we can make politics tangibly relevant to somebody […]

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October 30, 2018 at 8:55 amFaculty in the News In the News

Burnier Moderates Panel of State Representative Candidates Edwards, Sappington

Dr. DeLysa Burnier

Dr. DeLysa Burnier, Professor of Political Science at Ohio University, moderated a debate between the candidates for state representative, as reported in Post story headlined “Jay Edwards and Taylor Sappington spar over state funding, abortion and Issue 1 during debate.” Jay Edwards and Taylor Sappington participated in a civil and rarely […]

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October 30, 2018 at 8:40 amFaculty in the News In the News

Sandal Column: Killing Jamal Khashoggi Was A Saudi Warning Shot

Dr. Nukhet Sandal

Dr. Nukhet Sandal, Associate Professor of Political Science at Ohio University, authored a column at the Huffington Post headlined “Killing Jamal Khashoggi Was A Saudi Warning Shot.” Long before Jamal Khashoggi disappeared, Saudi Arabia had a history of cracking down on dissidents. Little tolerance exists inside the kingdom for activism […]

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October 30, 2018 at 7:28 amFaculty in the News In the News

Evans Gets Grant for Video Game to Help Kids with ADHD Learn Academic Skills

Dr. Steven Evans

A $1.38 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will fund the development of a new video game designed to help kids with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) learn academic skills and better succeed in school. The three-year project is led by psychology researchers Dr. Brandon Schultz, Assistant Professor […]

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October 29, 2018 at 3:44 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

Center for Law, Justice & Culture Announces 2018-19 Certificate Cohort

Center for Law, Justice & Culture Announces 2018-19 Certificate Cohort

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture is proud to present this year’s cohort of certificate students in Law, Justice & Culture. “It’s a perfect time to be studying legal transformation from the ground up,” commented Distinguished Professor Susan Burgess, who will teach the required core course LJC 2000 in spring […]

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October 29, 2018 at 3:42 pmNews

Food Studies Showcases Theme, Farm at Meet Your Farmers Market

Food Studies students Joy Jostansek and Rachel McDonald pose for a photo at the Food Studies table during the Meet Your Farmers Market.

Students from the Food Studies theme joined Ohio University’s Office of Sustainability, Culinary Services and Restaurant, Hotel, and Tourism students and faculty, along with local organizations, Community Food Initiatives, Rural Action, and the Athens Farmers Market on Oct. 26 at the Meet Your Farmers Market, part of the Sustainable Food […]

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October 29, 2018 at 3:32 pmNews