Archive for December, 2018

Alumni News | Harvell Organizes Conference on Black Male Retention

Dr. Kalvin DaRonne Harvell

Dr. Kalvin DaRonne Harvell ’99M, Professor of Sociology at Henry Ford College, President of the Michigan Sociological Association, and Coordinator of the Black Male and Quintessential Unique Essence of Ebony Necessary Sisters (QUEENS) Focus Group, is coordinating the first Black Male Retention: Best Practices and Student Success Conference for higher […]

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December 11, 2018 at 8:06 amAlumni

Happy Beginnings | Arbino Joins NBC 24 in Toledo as Meteorologist

Chris Arbino

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 alum Chris Arbino ’17 joined WNWO NBC 24 in Toledo as a meteorologist in November. Arbino earned a B.S. in Geography – Meteorology from […]

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December 11, 2018 at 8:00 amAlumni In the News Students in the News

Physicists Uncover Geometric Correlations in Self-Grown Graphene Nanoribbons

Dawei Zhai and Nancy Sandler

Two Ohio University physicists who were part of an international collaboration reported results of a study on self-grown graphene nanoribbons in the paper, “Linking interlayer twist angle to geometrical parameters of self-assembled folded graphene structures,” published recently in 2D Materials, a journal of the Institute of Physics. The work proposes […]

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December 10, 2018 at 4:54 pmResearch

Alumni News | McMillen Passes; Was Provost at University of Toledo and Prolific Writer

Dr. William McMillen

Ohio University alum Dr. William Earl McMillen passed away suddenly on Nov, 23 at the age of 70, according to his obituary in the Toledo Blade. Bill was known for his intellect, congenial nature, and collaboration. Dr. McMillen held a Ph.D. in English from Ohio University (1976); a Master’s degree in […]

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December 10, 2018 at 4:25 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Meet the 2018-19 NQPI Graduate Student Fellowship Awardees

Yuan Zhang

Six graduate students were chosen on a competitive basis to receive a one-semester stipend through the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute. Yuan Zhang Environmental & Plant Biology Faculty Adviser: Dr. Allan Showalter Zhang’s research focuses on studying how different sugar decorations affect the biological functions of a class of highly […]

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December 10, 2018 at 1:04 pmNews

Call for Papers: OHIO History Graduate Conference, Non-Historians Welcome

Bentley Annex, the building housing the History Department

The History Graduate Student Association at Ohio University invites graduate students to submit research and paper proposals for the 14th Annual Ohio University History Graduate Conference to take place on March 22-23, 2019. Eligibility of Paper Topics (Non-Historians Welcome) Students working on the contemporary period in any geographical region are […]

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December 10, 2018 at 9:37 amAnnouncements News Research

Gazette: ‘Chillicothe’s First Family Put on Teaching Hats’

Chillicothe Mayor Luke Feeney talks with students during a recent class he teaches at Ohio University Chillicothe. (Photo by Neeley Allen)

Ohio University alum Luke Feeney ’02 is teaching Themes in Global Politics this fall at Ohio University’s Chillicothe campus, according to a Chillicothe Gazette story headline “Chillicothe’s first family put on teaching hats.” Feeney earned a B.A. in Political Science–Pre-Law from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. […]

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December 10, 2018 at 8:25 amAlumni Alumni in the News In Class In the News