Archive for December, 2019

Bischoff Authors ‘Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking from Anyon Condensation’

Dr. Marcel Bischoff

Dr. Marcel Bischoff co-authored “Spontaneous symmetry breaking from anyon condensation” in the Journal of High Energy Physics. Bischoff is Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Ohio University. Abstract: In a physical system undergoing a continuous quantum phase transition, spontaneous symmetry breaking occurs when certain symmetries of the Hamiltonian fail to be preserved […]

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December 12, 2019 at 11:45 amResearch

Vedder Quoted in Stateline on Need vs. Merit Aid

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, was quoted in a Stateline story headlined “Some States Move Toward Financial Aid Based on Need Rather Than Merit.” While lawmakers can make a strong case for prioritizing equity in financial aid spending, there’s also a strong counterargument for […]

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December 12, 2019 at 10:30 amFaculty in the News In the News

Ritzenthaler Publishes ‘The Ribboncutters’ and ‘A Good Place Gone’

Melanie Ritzenthaler

By Regina Yoong Ohio University graduate student Melanie Ritzenthaler published two of her stories—”The Ribboncutters” in the fall 2019 issue of West Branch and “A Good Place Gone” in the triple issue (winter, spring, summer 2019) of Cimarron Review. Ritzenthaler is a a Ph.D. candidate in fiction in the English Department. “The two […]

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December 12, 2019 at 8:13 amNews

Alumni News| Denbow, Senior Planner in Planning and Development Services (PDS) of Kenton County

Alumni News| Denbow, Senior Planner in Planning and Development Services (PDS) of Kenton County

By Regina Yoong Mr. Patrick Denbow completed his Bachelor of Science in Geography—Urban Planning degree in 2005 at OHIO. He currently works at the Planning and Development Services (PDS) of Kenton county as a Senior Planner. Denbow’s primary responsibilities at PDS involve providing the professional staff for the Board of […]

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December 11, 2019 at 10:30 pmAlumni

Moore’s ‘The Story Cure’ Reprinted in Chinese Edition

Dinty W. Moore

By Regina Yoong Dinty W. Moore’s book The Story Cure: A Book Doctor’s Pain-Free Guide to Finishing Your Novel or Memoir (Ten Speed / Random House) was recently reprinted in a Chinese edition, titled Story prescription: The story is so beautiful, by Houlang Publishing Co. The Beijing press specializes in history, philosophy, politics, […]

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December 11, 2019 at 10:24 pmResearch

Pickering Publishes Two Poems on Terrain.Org

Paul Pickering

By Regina Yoong Ohio University graduate student Paul Pickering has two poems—“Golden Eagle” and “For the Dusky Seaside Sparrow”—in the newest issue of Terrain.org. “‘Golden Eagle’ emerges from a drive on New Year’s Eve last year. My wife and I traveled from Kansas to New Mexico. We were somewhere beyond […]

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December 11, 2019 at 10:18 pmNews

Akolkar Speaks on Electrochemical Materials Fabrication

Professor Rohan Akolkar

By Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern At the Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute (NQPI) seminar on December 5, Prof. Rohan Akolkar from Case Western Reserve University discussed two major approaches he and his students have been working on for nano-materials fabrication: atomic layer deposition (e-ALD) and atomic layer etching (e-ALE). […]

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December 11, 2019 at 4:05 pmNews