Archive for August, 2019

Career Corner | Community Food Initiatives Looking for Community, School Garden Interns

Career Corner | Community Food Initiatives Looking for Community, School Garden Interns

Community Food Initiatives is looking for Community Garden Volunteer Interns and School Garden Volunteer Interns. Community Food Initiatives is located at 94 Columbus Road, Athens, Ohio. Garden sites include Athens City Eastside, Nelsonville, Hope Drive, and Athens City Southside. There are multiple school garden sites throughout Athens County. “Are you […]

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August 15, 2019 at 2:33 pmAnnouncements News

Duschinski Responds to Current Human Rights Crisis: ‘International Community Must Intervene on Kashmir”

Dr. Haley Duschinski

Dr. Haley Duschinski recently co-authored a column in Open Democracy titled “The International Community Must Intervene on Kashmir: Kashmiris Need Self-Determination, Not Military Occupation.” Duschinski is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture at Ohio University. The article addresses the current military siege […]

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August 15, 2019 at 8:11 amFaculty in the News In the News

Chornock Explores a Supernovae in Ohio Today’s ‘Dark Star’

Dr. Ryan Chornock. Photo by Rob Hardin

Dr. Ryan Chornock, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, was featured in an episode of Ohio Today radio headlined “Dark Star.” In this episode of Ohio Today radio, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Ryan Chornock leads us on an exploration of supernovae – the universe’s most […]

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August 13, 2019 at 5:54 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Stigall Quoted about Discovery of Spaceship-Shaped Cambrian Arthropod

Dr. Alycia Stigall

Dr. Alycia L. Stigall, Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, was quoted in a PBS NOVA story headlined “Meet Cambroraster falcatus, the sediment-sifting ‘Roomba’ of the Cambrian: This crustacean-like critter stalked the seas half a billion years ago.” …One of the first features Moysiuk took notice of was Cambroraster’s […]

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August 13, 2019 at 3:24 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Contemporary History Announces Fall 2019 Speakers

The Contemporary History Institute has a full slate of public talks and discussions on offer this fall semester. The institute welcomes back two alumni (one History Ph.D. and one History B.A.) and brings a host of renowned scholars and authors to the Ohio University campus. Thursday, Sept. 12: CHI talk […]

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August 13, 2019 at 9:29 amAnnouncements Events

Happy Beginnings | Monsted Named Assistant Curator of Virginia Native Plant Trail

Jack Monsted

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Jack Monsted ’19M recently moved into a new job. He is now the assistant curator at the State State Arboretum of Virginia, part of the University […]

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August 10, 2019 at 4:37 pmAlumni

Chair’s Message | New Faculty Interested in Plant Evolution, Greenhouse Gets Makeover

Dr. Allan Showalter , portrait

Greetings PBIO alumni, students, faculty, and staff! It is my privilege to serve as chair of this outstanding department. This newsletter highlights some of the great things that our faculty, staff, students, and alumni are doing. If you are not highlighted in this current newsletter, it may be because you […]

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August 10, 2019 at 3:49 pmAlumni