Archive for August, 2019

Hill Spends Summer Fellowship at Collaborative Innovation Center of Confucian Civilization in China

Hill Spends Summer Fellowship at Collaborative Innovation Center of Confucian Civilization in China

Dr. Joshua Hill was named a Fellow at the Collaborative Innovation Center of Confucian Civilization at Shandong University in the People’s Republic of China, where he spent three months this past summer. Hills is Associate Professor of History at Ohio University. He gave a talk at Shandong University on “Voting […]

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August 23, 2019 at 11:33 amResearch

Mischkowski Interviewed in ‘Tylenol May Make You Less Empathetic to Others’ Happiness’

Dr. Dominik Mischkowski

Dr. Dominik Mischkowski was featured in an Angle News story about his research headlined “Tylenol may make you less empathetic to others’ happiness.” Mischkowski is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Ohio University. Previous research confirmed that when acetaminophen is helping us feel less of our own pain, it makes us […]

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August 23, 2019 at 8:31 amFaculty in the News In the News

González-Vallejo selected for Jefferson Science Fellowship at State Department

Dr. Claudia González-Vallejo

From Compass Dr. Claudia González-Vallejo was named a Jefferson Science Fellow for 2019-20 and will spend the year working at the U.S. Department of State. The fellowship is awarded by the National Academy of Sciences. González-Vallejo, Professor of Psychology and affiliated faculty of Latin American studies at Ohio University, will […]

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August 22, 2019 at 4:00 pmNews

Wu Receives $1.7 Million Grant to Study Potential Prevention, Treatment for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers

Dr. Shiyong Wu

From Compass The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has awarded Ohio University scientists Dr. Shiyong Wu and Dr. Lingying Tong a five-year $1.7 million grant to advance research on a potential prevention and treatment for non-melanoma skin cancers. “Non-melanoma skin cancers are by far the most common type of […]

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August 21, 2019 at 4:17 pmResearch

Miller Authors ‘Uncovering Profiles of Economic, Social, and Cultural Capital to Explore Depression Across Racial Groups’

Dr. Paula Miller

Dr. Paula Miller co-authored an article on “Uncovering Profiles of Economic, Social, and Cultural Capital to Explore Depression Across Racial Groups” in the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. “This research has the potential to reduce health disparities, by providing policy makers and researchers with information that will allow […]

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August 21, 2019 at 10:52 amResearch

English Retirement Social Honors Drs. Connor, Hartley, Singh

Dr. Joan Connor

By Regina Yoong The English Department hosted a retirement social in April honoring three professors: Dr. Joan Connor, Dr. Gabriel Hartley and Dr. Amritjit Singh. Although specializing in different fields—Connor in creative writing (fiction), Hartley in 20th-century poetry, and Singh in African-American literature—all three contributed immensely to OHIO’s English Department […]

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August 19, 2019 at 8:17 amNews

Career Corner | Alumni, Friends to Network with STEMstart Freshmen

Kyle Brooks ’17

Ohio University alumni will meet with freshman biology and chemistry students during STEMstart on Aug. 21. STEMstart is a quick start program designed to help science students transition from high school into college-level biology, chemistry and math courses. Students come to Ohio University a week before fall classes. get immersed […]

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August 18, 2019 at 4:55 pmNews