Archive for July, 2019

Rowley Wins Praise at Poster Competition

Rowley Wins Praise at Poster Competition

Ohio University physics graduate student Joey Rowley was selected from a poster competition to give a talk at the 2019 National Nuclear Physics Summer School (NNPSS), held this year in Knoxville, TN. The NNPSS is a two-week series of lectures for graduate students from across the country in the field […]

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July 19, 2019 at 2:17 pmNews Research

Two History Faculty Promoted: Trauschweizer and Hill

Dr. Joshua Hill

Two History Department faculty members were promoted in rank this June 2019. Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer was promoted to the rank of professor. His latest book, Maxwell Taylor’s Cold War: From Berlin to Vietnam (University Press of Kentucky, 2019), offers an intellectual biography of General Maxwell D. Taylor and a study of the U.S. […]

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July 17, 2019 at 9:32 amNews

Chemistry Colloquium | Plasmon-driven photoelectrochemistry: hot electrons, hot holes, and hot metal, Sep. 9th, 2019

Dr. Katherine Willets

Ohio University’s Chemistry and Biochemistry Colloquium Series presents Dr. Katherine Willets on “Plasmon-driven photoelectrochemistry: hot electrons, hot holes, and hot metal”, Monday, Sep. 09, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter Hall 145. Willets is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Temple University. The Host is Dr. Chen. Abstract: […]

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July 16, 2019 at 11:42 amNews

Jakkala Reflects on Physics Graduate Program Strengths

Jakkala Reflects on Physics Graduate Program Strengths

By Kate Nichols NQPI editorial intern Dr. Pratheesh Jakkala graduated from Ohio University with his Ph.D. in physics in 2016. His research focused on the fabrication of solar cells and III-V Nitrides using a sputtering method and characterization of solar cells and thin films. Jakkala has most recently served as […]

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July 15, 2019 at 4:05 pmAlumni News Research

History Ph.D. Student Visits Grenada to Conduct Research and Present at Conference

Heather Salazar

Heather Salazar, doctoral student in the History Department, recently completed a research trip covering four different sites to access archival documents and oral histories. Her dissertation, provisionally titled “Grenada: From British Colony to America’s Cold War Pawn,” examines the 1983 U.S.  invasion of Grenada  (Operation URGENT FURY) within the global context […]

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July 11, 2019 at 1:31 pmNews Research

OHIO’s Meteorology Major, Peter Vanden Bosch, Saved Lives during Dayton Tornadoes on May. 27

OHIO’s Meteorology Major, Peter Vanden Bosch, Saved Lives during Dayton Tornadoes on May. 27

by Regina Yoong Peter Vanden Bosch, a Meteorology major at OHIO, saved lives the night tornadoes hit Dayton on May 27, 2019. Vanden Bosch cautioned friends and family prior to the tornadoes hitting town. He explains, “by using the rotational track observed on radar, I was able to get an […]

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July 10, 2019 at 3:10 pmEvents News

Springer Co-Authors Article on North America Orbital-Scale Climate Variability, Glaciers

Dr. Gregory Springer

Dr. Gregory S . Springer , Associate Professor and Chair of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, co-authored an article on Eastern North American climate in phase with fall insolation throughout the last three glacial-interglacial cycles in Earth and Planetary Science Letters. His co-authors are Hai Cheng and R. Lawrence Edwards […]

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July 10, 2019 at 7:46 amResearch