Archive for June, 2019

Saeedi Wins Poster Award at Ohio Photochemical Society 2019 Meeting

Sima Saeedi

Chemistry graduate student Sima Saeedi presented her research during the Ohio Photochemical Society 2019 meeting (OoPS 2019) and was awarded an “Outstanding Poster Award” out of 56 student contestants. Saeedi is working in the research group of Dr. Travis A. White, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. […]

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June 3, 2019 at 3:00 pmResearch

Graduate Student, History Center Research 1881 Lynching in Athens

South Bridge (now the Richland Avenue Bridge)

In 1881, Christopher Davis, a biracial man and resident of Athens, was lynched near what is now the Richland Avenue Bridge. Davis, who had a wife, a daughter, and an infant son, had been accused of the rape and attempted murder of Lucinda Luckey, a white woman. In the years […]

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June 3, 2019 at 1:18 pmIn Class News

Certified Interpretive Guide Training Sparks Collaboration

Jordan Zdinak

Through Certified Interpretive Guide training, Jessica Cyders ’06 and Jordan Zdinak ’20 have not only become colleagues and collaborators, they also have honed their ability to impart specialized knowledge to the public. Cyders, Executive Director of the Southeastern Ohio History Center, earned a B.A. in History from Ohio University’s College […]

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June 3, 2019 at 12:57 pmAlumni

Geography Professor Emeritus Lynden Williams Passes Away

Dr. Lynden Williams

Professor Emeritus of Geography Lynden “Lyn” Williams passed away on May 28 in Buhl, Idaho, according to his obituary. Williams taught at Ohio University from the early 1970s until he retired in the mid-1990s. He continued to teach in the department as an early retiree for several years after his […]

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June 3, 2019 at 12:20 pmFaculty in the News News

Alumni News | Alumni Couple Bringing Historic Bike Race Back to Athens

Ohio University alumni Daniel, BS ’02, MS ’07, and Ashley Brown, MS ’08, are organizing the first Athens Brick Criterium to be held since 1998. Photo courtesy of Daniel Brown

Ohio Today featured two alumni in a story headlined “Alumni couple bringing historic bike race back to Athens.” Daniel Brown earned a B.S. in Biological Sciences Wildlife and Conservation Biology in 2007 and an M.S. in Biological Sciences in 2007 from the College of Arts & Sciences. Ashley (Smith) Brown […]

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June 3, 2019 at 11:17 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Physics & Astronomy | Md Abdullah Al Mamun Defends Dissertation, June 10

Md Abdullah Al Mamun

Physics & Astronomy graduate student Md Abdullah Al Mamun defends his Ph.D. dissertation, titled “Nuclei, Nucleons & Quarks for Astrophysical Applications,” on June 10 at 10 a.m. in Clippinger 259.

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June 1, 2019 at 9:45 pmEvents

Public Telescope Night at Ohio University Observatory, June 10

Observatory site

Public Telescope Night is June 10, hosted by the Ohio University astronomy faculty and students. This event is scheduled for 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and will be canceled if the sky is cloudy or stormy. Telescope nights are free and open to the public. Visitors may see Lunar craters, […]

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June 1, 2019 at 9:45 pmEvents