Archive for February, 2020

Advising Tip | Considering a Change of Major? Spring Deadline is Feb. 28

Advising Tip | Considering a Change of Major? Spring Deadline is Feb. 28

By Eileen Schulz College of Arts & Sciences Academic Advisor The spring deadline to change or declare your major is coming up next week — Friday, Feb. 28. You don’t need an appointment, just bring your OHIO ID and stop in at the College of Arts & Sciences Office of […]

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February 19, 2020 at 9:09 amNews

Larry Hayman and the Pre-Law Learning Community Seminar, Through the Years

Larry Hayman

By Lydia Wendel Senior Political Science Pre-Law Major, Anthropology Minor, with a Certificate in Law, Justice & Culture President of  The Ohio University Mock Trial Team and ACLU of Ohio University Matriculating to The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in the Fall For the past five years, the Center […]

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February 17, 2020 at 9:34 pmAlumni In Class News

OHIO Named American Meteorological Society Outstanding Student Chapter

Ohio University Chapter of American Meteorological Society students with AMS President Jenni Evans at the 100th AMS Annual Meeting.

From Ohio University News The Ohio University Chapter of the American Meteorological Society (OUCAMS) was recently awarded the “Outstanding Student Chapter of the Year” for the 2018-19 academic year by the American Meteorological Society. “It’s a really big honor,” said chapter adviser Dr. Ryan Fogt, Associate Professor of Geography and […]

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February 17, 2020 at 4:58 pmNews

Students Study the Stars at a Mountaintop Classroom

Students Study the Stars at a Mountaintop Classroom

By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Some of the best sunsets senior Joe Fradette (B.A. Physics, 2020) has ever seen were part of his classroom experience at telescope facilities on Kitt Peak in Arizona. “I was there as a student in Dr. Ryan Chornock’s Observational Astrophysics course,” Fradette said. “I […]

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February 17, 2020 at 3:50 pmIn Class Research

Students Get Hands-on Experience at Archaeological Field School

Students Get Hands-on Experience at Archaeological Field School

By Andrea Gibson, Photos by Ben Siegel From Ohio University News For more than 30 years, the Field School in Ohio Archaeology at Ohio University has trained hundreds of anthropology students how to excavate and preserve artifacts from southeastern Ohio sites that may range from privately owned farms to the […]

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February 17, 2020 at 3:16 pmIn Class News

Miles Awarded NSF OPUS Grant to Build Database of Several Hundred Lizard Species

Dr. Donald Miles

By Kaitlyn Lyons Dr. Donald Miles, Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, received a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Division of Environmental Biology program Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis” (OPUS). This grant, in the amount of $209,451, is to provide support for synthesizing a body of prior […]

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February 14, 2020 at 4:32 pmResearch

Career Corner | Apply by May 30 for Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy

Career Corner | Apply by May 30 for Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy

The Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy is taking applications for SISE 2020: Resiliency. Applications are due May 30. Apply online. SISE is a two-week “boot camp” for future decision makers eager to join the sustainability and energy revolution happening around the globe. Held annually since 2011, the program boasts […]

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February 13, 2020 at 12:30 pmAnnouncements News