Archive for January, 2020

New Chemistry Building Invests in Innovative Learning, Academic Research

North elevation view of new chemistry building. Courtesy of BHDP + Flad Architects.

From Ohio University News Ohio University’s new Chemistry Building, slated to be complete in the summer of 2020, will provide a window into 21st century discovery, innovation and teaching at a time when the institution is reimagining higher education. When the original Clippinger Laboratories were dedicated in 1965, they were state-of-the-art facilities […]

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January 22, 2020 at 10:35 amNews

OHIO Geologists attend the AGU Fall Meeting

Dr. Katherine Fornash

Faculty and students from the Ohio University Geological Sciences Department traveled to San Francisco to share their science and learn about the latest developments in petrology, geochemistry and hydrogeology at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Dec. 9-13. Katherine F. Fornash and Donna L. Witney. Petrogenesis and Significance of Lawsonite-bearing […]

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January 21, 2020 at 3:14 pmResearch

Fornash Provides Insight into Fluid Processes Operating when Tectonic Plates are Subducted

Dr. Katherine Fornash

Dr. Katherine Fornash, Assistant Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, recently published “Lawsonite-rich layers as records of fluid and element mobility in subducted crust (Sivrihisar Massif, Turkey)” in the journal Chemical Geology. For this study, Fornash studied metamorphic veins and metasomatic layers from northwest Turkey that contain a rarely […]

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January 21, 2020 at 3:04 pmResearch

Tao Presents on Grammar and Cognitive Processes at Two International Conferences

Dr. Liang Tao presents at international conference.

Dr. Liang Tao, Professor  of Linguistics at Ohio University, presented two different research talks at two highly prestigious international conferences: the 16th Biennial Conference of the International Pragmatics Association in June in Hong Kong and the 60th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society in November in Montréal, Canada. At the […]

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January 21, 2020 at 12:24 pmResearch

Ohio Capital Journal Quotes Kaufman on Study of Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities

Dr. Nicole Kaufman

The Ohio Capital Journal quotes Dr. Nicole Kaufman in Nationwide study finds high ‘sexual victimization’ in Ohio, Dems and DeWine ask for more data. Kaufman is Assistant Professor of Sociology and affiliated with the Center for Law, Justice & Culture at Ohio University. “There is a strong incentive for anyone in […]

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January 20, 2020 at 4:52 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Students Can Register Now for 2020 Student Expo

Students Can Register Now for 2020 Student Expo

Registration for Ohio University’s 2020 Student Expo is now open. This year’s Expo is Thursday, April 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Convocation Center. More information about how students can register for and participate in the event. The annual event attracts more than 850 student presenters from […]

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January 19, 2020 at 1:11 pmAnnouncements News

Alumni News | Sanchez to Provide Immigration Legal Services in Youngstown Diocese

Mahoning Matters reports that Ohio University alum Ashley Sanchez will provide immigration legal services to the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown. YOUNGSTOWN — Through a formal agreement between two neighboring dioceses, Ashley Sanchez, immigration staff attorney with Cleveland Catholic Charities, has been assigned to provide immigration legal services to people in the […]

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January 19, 2020 at 10:57 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News