Archive for February, 2020

Moran and Bell Publish an Article on the Linguistic Style of Wine Tasting Notes

Moran and Bell Publish an Article on the Linguistic Style of Wine Tasting Notes

Whether in the form of reviews in the mass-media and in dedicated magazines and web-sites such as the Wine Spectator or in numerous wine blogs, or in label-scanning apps such as Vivino, or even in millions of user reviews on sites such as Cellar Tracker, Tasting notes are ubiquitous and […]

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February 26, 2020 at 3:29 pmResearch

Philosophy Forum | Guilt without Blame for Accidental Injuries, March 26

Rachana Kamtekar

The 26th annual Ohio University Philosophy Forum welcomes Professor Rachana Kamtekar of the Sage School of Philosophy at Cornell University.  As part of her visit to Ohio University, Professor Kamtekar will give a public lecture titled, “Guilt without Blame for Accidental Injuries,” on Thursday, March 26th, 4 p.m., in Scripps […]

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February 26, 2020 at 1:45 pmEvents News

Advising Tip | Time to Take Full Advantage of Office Hours with Your Professor

Eileen Schulz, Academic Advisor

By Eileen Schulz College of Arts & Sciences Academic Advisor It is week seven, and we are halfway to completing the spring semester. By now you have received valuable feedback from your instructors on how you are doing. You may have taken midterms or completed a project or two for […]

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February 25, 2020 at 9:18 amNews

Harrington Designs Enhanced Zippy Restricted Boltzmann Machine for Smaller Datasets

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington authored an article on “Enhanced zippy restricted Boltzmann machine for feature expansion and improved classification of analytical data” in the Journal of Chemometrics. “Restricted Boltzmann machines are a component of deep learning, and many people think that they are limited to “big data” for which […]

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February 25, 2020 at 7:56 amResearch

Settling Ohio: Waterways, Apples, Power & Class

William Kerrigan with John Chapman sketch

“The settling of Ohio is all about the rivers—what the settlers called the Western waters,” said Dr. Kim Gruenwald at the Settling Ohio: First Nations and Beyond conference held Feb. 21-22 at Ohio University. She went on to describe trade bounded by the movement of goods when river conditions were […]

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February 24, 2020 at 5:41 pmNews

Settling Ohio: Stories to Tell, Legacies to Preserve

Chief Glenna Wallace at Settling Ohio conference

The first settlers to Ohio arrived more than 13,000 years ago. They likely traveled a land bridge from Asia down through Western North American, then made their way east to the Ohio Valley. More modern history finds another group of settlers coming from the newly formed republic in Eastern North […]

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February 24, 2020 at 5:21 pmNews

Alonso-Sameño Doing Research, Workshops at Universities in India

Dr. Emilia Alonso Sameño

Dr. Emilia Alonso-Sameño, Professor of Spanish, is on faculty fellowship leave this spring, working on a research project on internationalizing the curriculum and the development of global awareness at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India. She is also Affiliated Faculty in the Latin American Studies Program and Director of […]

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February 24, 2020 at 5:00 pmResearch