Archive for May, 2019

Selhorst Takes Top Honors with Outstanding Senior Thesis Award

Samantha Selhorst

  Samantha Selhorst, an Honors Tutorial College senior in Neuroscience, received the top award for Outstanding Senior Thesis on May 3 at the HTC graduate reception. Her thesis is titled “Endothelial deletion of Rbpj leads to perivascular abnormalities in the brain.” Selhorst completed her senior thesis research in the laboratory […]

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May 14, 2019 at 10:29 amResearch

Nielsen Receives NIH Funding to Study Perivascular Cells in Brain

From left, Subhodip Adhicary (TBS graduate student), Samantha Selhorst (HTC Neuroscience student), Dr. Corinne Nielsen (Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences)

Dr. Corinne Nielsen, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, received an R15 Academic Research Enhancement Award award from the National Institutes of Health. The R15 AREA supports projects that introduce undergraduate and graduate students to meritorious research; thus, a significant portion of the grant funds will support stipends, experimental allocations, and […]

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May 14, 2019 at 10:22 amResearch

Alumni News | Khan, Vice Chancellor of University of Karachi, Passes Away

Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Khan

Ohio University alum Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Khan, a renowned botanist, passed away in May 2019 in Pakistan at the age of 67, according to a Dunya News report. He was the University of Karachi’s vice chancellor. Khan earned a Ph.D. in Botany from the College of Arts & Sciences in […]

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May 13, 2019 at 1:56 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alumni News | Rahman, Former Governor of Sumatra, Passes Away

Dr. Marlis Rahman

Ohio University alum Dr. Marlis Rahman passed away on July 28, 2018, at the age of 76, according to his Wikipedia biography. He earned an M.S. in Botany, followed by a Ph.D. in 1989 from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. His academic career at Andalas University included […]

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May 13, 2019 at 12:26 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Cribben, First Plant Biology Ph.D., Passes Away

Dr. Larry D. Cribben, the first Plant Biology doctoral student at Ohio University, passed away July 5, 2018, at the age of 78, according to his obituary. He was a professor for 25 years at Montclair State University in New Jersey. He was awarded emeritus status in 1997. He published […]

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May 13, 2019 at 11:55 amAlumni

Manring Receives Lifetime Sustainability Achievement Award

Elaine Goetz (left) presents Lifetime Sustainability Achievement Award to Nancy Manring. Photo courtesy of: Sustainability Awards

From Compass As part of its annual Earth Day celebrations, Ohio University’s Office of Sustainability announced the 2019 Sustainability Award winners, including Dr. Nancy Manring, Associate Professor of Political Science, who received a Lifetime Sustainability Achievement Award for her contributions to sustainability at OHIO. In 2007 Manring co-founded the Kanawha […]

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May 13, 2019 at 9:48 amNews

APA Grants Clinical Psychology Program 10 Years of Re-Accreditation

Dr. Julie Suhr

The doctoral training program in Clinical Psychology at Ohio University was granted the maximum 10 years of re-accreditation by the American Psychological Association. The program has been accredited by the APA since 1970, and the next review will take place in 2028. The intense two-year re-accreditation process included gathering learning […]

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May 13, 2019 at 9:12 amNews